Last Dance

Friday was my last work day at St Joseph University Church. And I’m doing a lot of reminiscing. Mostly about some first experiences and impressions here in Buffalo. Two stand out in my memory. I stepped off the plane with my wife for the weekend interview. It was a free trip to the Falls at […]

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Papal Madness: Hayes vs. Fr. James Martin, SJ

Busted Halo is running a Papal Madness Tourney with various people from all kinds of backgrounds in the running for the Pope. Obviously, we’re having some fun with this with folks in the Media/Politics Region (like Stephen Colbert and Sean Hannity), the music region (like Bruce Springsteen and Michael Bublé), the Hollywood Region (Martin Sheen, […]

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Rangers Reporter and Fordham’s Own John Giannone Takes Puck to the Face

Ouch watch this: The guy’s a gamer, breaks open the bridge to his nose and does a live shot with blood dripping down his face. Now THAT’S HOCKEY. John’s a good guy and a former colleague. I used to have him on every Saturday with Richard Neer to talk all kinds of things, but mostly […]

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My Adopted City

Tonight I’m headed to see a short documentary-like film about University Heights, the neighborhood that my parish sits in here in Buffalo. It’s a gala event and after working hard in the neighborhood on our Help the Heights programs this year, I’m really looking forward to learning a bit more about “The Heights.” Many people […]

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Pray for Abused Women Today

As the story continues to unfold regarding the ECMC murder yesterday details unfold that the criminal and coward who shot a 33 year old woman was abusing her for a long time when they were in a relationship. The victim, Jackie Wisniewski, 33, a single mother from West Seneca who was looking forward to her […]

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And Deliver Buffalo from Evil…

A shooting occurred at Eric County Med Center (ECMC) this morning here in Buffalo. Many of my medical students do rotations there, so I’m obviously quite concerned for them. Some details from the Buffalo News: Buffalo police are looking for a prominent trauma surgeon in connection with the fatal shooting this morning of a woman […]

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New Buffalo Bishop Malone Googles God

Habamus Epicoparium! Which is my best attempt at bad latin to say “We have a new Bishop in Buffalo. It’s the now former Bishop of Portland, Maine Bishop Richard Malone, ThD. When asked what he knew about Buffalo he talked about some general knowledge that he had known about Buffalo but then said… “Google then […]

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