Buffalo Diocese Announces More Parish...

Buffalo Diocese Announces More Parish Closings Across WNY

There are 59914 comments on the WGRZ Buffalo story from Oct 14, 2007, titled Buffalo Diocese Announces More Parish Closings Across WNY. In it, WGRZ Buffalo reports that:

The Diocese of Buffalo's "Journey of Faith and Grace" has led to the closings of more parishes across Western New York.

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Brilliant Idea

Buffalo, NY

#38136 Mar 26, 2011
Someone had a scathingly brilliant idea. Now we get to know a little tidbit about each of the priests in our diocese. Absolutely brilliant. Kudos to whomever came up with this one!
Anonymous

AOL

#38137 Mar 26, 2011
Monsignor Green, a man humble enough to tolerate ingcalled "Grabber Green" since his days teaching high school.
Anonymous

Lancaster, NY

#38138 Mar 26, 2011
Father Bill Quinlivan, a priest who is willing to take his own relatives into his parish rectory.
Anonymous

Lancaster, NY

#38139 Mar 26, 2011
Father Tom Quinlivan, a priest smart enough not to take in his relatives, but who is willing to take in the money of neighboring parishes that have closed.
Anonymous

AOL

#38140 Mar 26, 2011
Fred Hinton, despite all odds learned a British accent and has used it for decades. This, dear friends, is dedication!
Anonymous

Buffalo, NY

#38141 Mar 26, 2011
Sister Regina Murphy who tries to help out with the priest shortage by trying to be one.
Anonymous

Lancaster, NY

#38142 Mar 26, 2011
Father Henry Orszulak, a priest who has all the gossip from 795 and is willing to share it with others.
Anonymous

Lancaster, NY

#38143 Mar 26, 2011
Father Joseph Rogliano, a priest who hates attention, but is willing to make himself the center of attention for the benefit of those he entertains.
Anonymous

AOL

#38144 Mar 26, 2011
Bob Wardena, a man with wonderful taste(buds) and enjoys the Roycroft menu regularly that even the wait staff tells others "oh, yes, Fr. Bob comes in all the time for lunch..."
Anonymous

Lancaster, NY

#38145 Mar 26, 2011
Father Paul Seil, another who hates attention, but endures it for others.
John Paul II

Buffalo, NY

#38146 Mar 26, 2011
John Paul II himself once said: “We are now standing in the face of the greatest historical confrontation humanity has gone through. I do not think that wide circles of the American society or wide circles of the Christian community realize this fully. We are now facing the final confrontation between the church and the anti-Church, of the Gospel versus the anti-Gospel” (Wall Street Journal, Nov. 9, 1978).
Anonymous

Lancaster, NY

#38147 Mar 26, 2011
Monsignor David Slubecky, a priest who despises alcohol, but must force it upon himself to entertain people because of his position.
Anonymous

Lancaster, NY

#38148 Mar 26, 2011
Monsignor Jermome Sullivan, another priest who is busy, but willing to impose himself into the affairs of his brother priests.
Regina

Buffalo, NY

#38149 Mar 26, 2011
This leads to the mistaken notion today that women can be leaders of men, but this is a perversion of what God created; a reversal of the distinct roles he ordained from the very beginning of creation. I’m reminded of the warning that Isaiah proclaimed when Israel reached the height of its apostasy:“O my people…women rule over them”(Is 3:12).
Anonymous wrote:
Sister Regina Murphy who tries to help out with the priest shortage by trying to be one.
Anonymous

Lancaster, NY

#38150 Mar 26, 2011
Monsignor Fred Voorhes, another priest not afraid to tell people that the Diocese has gone to hell in a handbag.
Anonymous

AOL

#38151 Mar 26, 2011
Eddie G. A man who isn't afraid of wearing multiple patterns and lots of bling. One who is able to spend millions upon millions and then free enough to walk away from the parish be reconfigured/disfigured and still hold his head high. A man who has made an artform from gossip at least according to a polish priest or two.
love

Buffalo, NY

#38152 Mar 26, 2011
1 Cor 12:31-13:13
Strive eagerly for the greatest spiritual gifts. But I shall show you a still more excellent way. If I speak in human and angelic tongues but do not have love, I am a resounding gong or a clashing cymbal. And if I have the gift of prophecy and comprehend all mysteries and all knowledge; if I have all faith so as to move mountains but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give away everything I own, and if I hand my body over so that I may boast but do not have love, I gain nothing. Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealous,(love) is not pompous, it is not inflated, it is not rude, it does not seek its own interests, it is not quick-tempered, it does not brood over injury, it does not rejoice over wrongdoing but rejoices with the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails. If there are prophecies, they will be brought to nothing; if tongues, they will cease; if knowledge, it will be brought to nothing. For we know partially and we prophesy partially, but when the perfect comes, the partial will pass away.... So faith, hope, love remain, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
perfect you

Buffalo, NY

#38153 Mar 26, 2011
"If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come..." and write on this blog
Anonymous wrote:
Monsignor David Slubecky, a priest who despises alcohol, but must force it upon himself to entertain people because of his position.
Anonymous

Buffalo, NY

#38154 Mar 26, 2011
The illustrious one from NF who moved out of his inner city parish among the poor to relocate to the palace by the casino.
Augustin

Buffalo, NY

#38155 Mar 26, 2011
St. Augustine said:

"We must hold to the Christian religion and to communication in her Church, which is catholic and which is called catholic not only by her own members but even by all her enemies. For when heretics or the adherents of schisms talk about her, not among themselves but with strangers, willy-nilly they call her nothing else but Catholic. For they will not be understood unless they distinguish her by this name which the whole world employs in her regard" (The True Religion 7:12 [A.D. 390]).

"We believe in the holy Church, that is, the Catholic Church; for heretics and schismatics call their own congregations churches. But heretics violate the faith itself by a false opinion about God; schismatics, however, withdraw from fraternal love by hostile separations, although they believe the same things we do. Consequently, neither heretics nor schismatics belong to the Catholic Church; not heretics, because the Church loves God, and not schismatics, because the Church loves neighbor" (Faith and Creed 10:21 [A.D. 393]).
In the Catholic Church ... a few spiritual men attain [wisdom] in this life, in such a way that ... they know it without any doubting, while the rest of the multitude finds [its] greatest safety not in lively understanding but in the simplicity of believing....[T]here are many other things which most properly can keep me in her bosom. The unanimity of peoples and nations keeps me here. Her authority,
inaugurated in miracles, nourished by hope, augmented by love, and confirmed by her age, keeps me here. The succession of priests, from the very see of the apostle Peter, to whom the Lord, after his resurrection, gave the charge of feeding his sheep [John 21:15–17], up to the present episcopate, keeps me here. And last, the very name Catholic, which, not without reason, belongs to this Church alone, in the face of so many heretics, so much so that, although all heretics want to be called ‘Catholic,’ when a stranger inquires where the Catholic Church meets, none of the heretics would dare to point out his own basilica or house" (Against the Letter of Mani Called "The Foundation" 4:5 [A.D. 397]).

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