Newman Center Lenten Retreat Healthy, Happy, and Holy a unique evening of reflection featuring a variety of modes of spirituality involving body, mind and spirit. 6:30-8:00 3/7, 3/14, 3/21/ 3/28, 4/4. All are welcome to join us for one or all of these days!
Ash Wednesday Mass 3 /1 noon on campus, 5 pm at the Newman Center
Daily Mass and soup Noon 3/8, 3/15, 3/22/ 3/29, 4/5 (Newman Center)
Rediscovering Jesus 7:00pm 3/8, 3/15, 3/29, 4/5 (Newman Center)
Taize March 30 8:00 pm (Newman Center)
Daily Mass noon (Newman Center)
UB Distinguished Alumni Concert Series, featuring Dr. Jim Kosnik, on Friday, March 3 at 7:30pm at Slee Hall on UB’s North Campus, Amherst. The program will include the Music of Tunder, DeGrigny, J.S. Bach, Vierne and the organ music of Adolphus Hailstork. For more information, visit the Catholic Musicians’ Guild website at http://www.cmgbuffalo.org.
Newman Center St. Joseph Table 3/10 6:00pm (Newman Center).
An Encounter with Ilia DeLio Cosmology, Spirituality, Consciousness and Love Friday March 31 at 9:00am at the Newman Center. Sister Ilia is a Franciscan sister of Washington, D.C. and an American theologian specializing in the area of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience and the import of these for theology. She currently holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University, and is the author of seventeen books including Care for Creation (co-authored with Keith Warner and Pamela Woods) which won two Catholic Press Book Awards in 2009, first place for social concerns and second place in Spirituality. Her recent books include The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution and the Power of Love (Orbis, 2013), which received the 2014 Silver Nautilus Book Award and a third place Catholic Press Association Award for Faith and Science. This is free and open to the public.
Lenten Day of Prayer Open the Eyes and Ears of My Heart, annual day of prayer and reflection offered by Grey Nuns and Friends 3/4 9am-3:30pm. As Lent begins, women and men of all ages are invited to come and open their hearts to let God’s grace and mercy flow in. Retreat will be held at D’Youville College (Madonna Hall), 320 Porter Ave., Buffalo. There is no fee; free will offerings will be accepted. Parking is available in the Visitor’s Lot on Fargo Ave. Participants are asked to bring a brown bag lunch; drinks will be provided. To register, contact Arlene at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 833-7451.
Catholic Women’s Conference 2017: Patient. Faithful. Calling all women! Please join us March 18 at Cardinal O’Hara High School. 7:30am – Registration; 8am – Mass with Bishop Malone. Keynote Speakers: Rachel Balducci, Brooke Taylor, Matthew Leonard. Continental breakfast, lunch. Tickets $35.00. For details visit our website www.catholicwomenofbuffalo.org or email email@example.com .
Refugee Ministry Convocation Keynote speaker is Bishop Malone “How Are We Called To Respond?” Saturday, March 2 9:00am-3:30pm at Christ the King Seminary. All are welcome to share this important event sponsored by Voice-Buffalo. The convocation will include presentations on ministering with and for refugees through charity and service, parish engagement, and social justice concerns, as we celebrate our growing diversity as a diocese. We will also celebrate how our region and diocese are blessed to be experiencing growth among refugee families, and how several of our congregations are experiencing renewal because of the contributions of these new community members. For more information go to: voice-buffalo.org/events .
Catholic Biblical Studies Lenten Retreat The Passion of Paul Presenter: Mary Ann Getty Saturday, April 1 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave, Cheektowaga 14225. By examining Paul’s rich personal background, his call, his claims to authority as well as his acknowledgement of his personal limitations, obstacles and hardships as recorded in his letters, we will see how Paul’s gospel formed the foundation of the early Church’s mission “to the ends of the earth.” Mary Ann Getty is the first woman to earn her doctorate from the Catholic University in Louvain, Belgium. She has taught at Carlow College in Pittsburg and St Vincent College and Seminary in Latrobe, Pa. She has written several books, is a contributor to the Oxford University Press Catholic Study Bible and also is associate editor of The Bible Today. Please contact us for registration information. The Catholic Biblical Studies Program (716) 871-9180, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or website: cbstudies.org.
15th Annual Catholic Men’s Conference: Courage to BelieveAll Catholic Men and Young Men are invited to spend a day of brotherhood, renewal and inspiration guided by the Holy Spirit on Saturday, April 1 7:30am – 3:00pm at Cardinal O’Hara High School located at 39 O’Hara Road, Tonawanda, NY (Just north of the I-290 at the Delaware exit). Admission is $30. The conference is sponsored by the Catholic Men’s Fellowship of WNY, Inc. The day begins with Mass celebrated by Bishop Malone. It features inspiring speakers, lively music, coffee and doughnuts at check in and a box lunch, time for individual reflection and prayer as well as group interaction, sharing and brotherhood. Advance registration online at spiritiscalling.org.