The exhibit, entitled Corpus Christi Then & Now: A Beacon of Hope for Buffalo focuses on the historic, architectural and artistic importance of this magnificent church. The display is being presented in collaboration with the Father Justin Rosary Hour, celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Fr. Justin Figas: Fifty Years After His Passing; and The Am-Pol Eagle, Voice Of Polonia For Fifty Years.
The unique heritage will soon be featured in a special exhibit at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Porter Hall, opening to the public on October 13, 2009 and running through November 29. Admission is free. The museum is open Tuesday – Sunday from 11:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. [Read more…]
Buffalo, New York – Divine Divas Mary Terese Murphy and Margie DiPaolo, together with the Corpus Christi Church Combo, will perform a variety of jazz and standard vocal selections on Saturday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m. This light-hearted performance will be held outdoors under the tent at Corpus Christi Church, located at 199 Clark Street, just one block east of the Broadway Market. This event is free and open to the public.
Margie DiPaolo has appeared in numerous community theatrical productions and has performed with cabaret groups in Atlanta and Rochester. She is a cantor at the Church of the Transfiguration in Pittsford, New York and is thrilled to be joining the Divine Divas in her hometown of Buffalo!
Mary Teresa Murphy is the lead vocalist of the Cold Blues Band in Buffalo. She sings for various churches in Western New York including St. Andrew’s and St. Paul’s in Kenmore, along with St. Joseph’s University Parish in Buffalo. Ms. Murphy has a theatre degree from Towson State University in Maryland and has sung in numerous bands locally and in Maryland. While living in New York City she worked on the soap operas All My Children and Another World.
This concert promises to be a fun-filled evening of beautiful music. [Read more…]
Buffalo, New York – The Solemnity of Corpus Christi will be celebrated on Sunday June 14 at Corpus Christi Church, located at 199 Clark Street in Buffalo. This Feast, which dates to the 13th Century, celebrates the institution of the Sacrament of Holy Communion at the Last Supper.
The celebration will begin with Holy Mass at 1:15 p.m. Very Rev. Jozef Olczak, OSPPE, Provincial of the Pauline Order in the United States, will be the main celebrant.
Following the Mass, a traditional outdoor Procession with the Blessed Sacrament will take place. The Procession will begin at St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church, will stop at two outdoor altars created especially for this service, and conclude at Corpus Christi.
A chicken dinner, catered by Chef John, will be available after the Procession. Tickets are $7.00 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and younger. Dinner reservations may be made by calling the rectory at 896-1050, or may be purchased at the door.
Leading up to the Solemnity of Corpus Christi is Forty Hours of Adoration of the Holy Eucharist, which will be held between 9:00 p.m. Friday June 12 and 1:00 p.m. Sunday June 14 in the main church. All are invited to sign up for an hour of adoration and to join in the Corpus Christi devotions.
(Video taken during during Forty Hours of Adoration of the Holy Eucharist 2008)