Religions and Spirituality

June 27, 2019

OLEAN, NY – Buffalo Bishop Richard J. Malone will host a listening session at Archbishop Walsh High School on Saturday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The meeting is part of a series of listening sessions that Malone is conducting across the Diocese of Buffalo during June, July and August. The ...

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OLEAN, NY – Matthew R. Wenke of Olean is one of six men who will be ordained as deacons by Bishop Richard J. Malone on Saturday. Wenke retired in 2017 after serving at Catholic Charities as district director for Allegany and Cattaraugus counties. At his parish, St. John, the Evangelist in Olean, ...

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OLEAN, NY -- People representing many different faiths gathered outside the gazebo in the Lincoln Park Thursday in observance of the National Day of Prayer. “Methodist… we had one from the Unitarian-Universalists tradition, we had one from the Hindu society, the Meditation Center, the Islamic ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- Buffalo Bishop Richard J. Malone labeled St. Bonaventure University President Dr. Dennis DePerro's call for his resignation “unjust.” In a release issued Friday on behalf of the bishop, diocesan spokeswoman, Kathy Spangler stated, “Bishop Malone is disappointed and ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- The Holy Name Province has informed St. Bonaventure University that abuse allegations against two friars who worked at the university are being investigated. WKBW on Wednesday reported that the Rev. Cairnan Haggerty, O.F.M., and the Rev. Gervase White, O.F.M., were among ...

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TAPInto Greater Olean staff writer Donovan Moffat describes Glenn McClure's visit to St. Bonaventure University and Jamestown Community College. McClure, who is visiting as a Lenna professor, is a composer, educator and scientist of data who uses these aspects of his life to create music and to ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – Though many consider Antarctica a wasteland of ice and cold, Glenn McClure sees Earth’s southernmost continent as an instrument. McClure, the Lenna visiting professor at St. Bonaventure University and Jamestown Community College during the last two weeks of March, is a ...

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OLEAN, NY – Many people of different religious backgrounds gathered Thursday evening in St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Olean to pray for peace in the aftermath of a gunman's opening fire in two New Zealand mosques and killing 50 worshipers a week ago. The service began with a universal prayer ...

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TAPinto Greater Olean reporter Fraser Breon interviews three St. Bonaventure University faculty members of different religious backgrounds on their upcoming holiday seasons and how they will celebrate them. Interviewees are the  Rev. Michael Calabria, O.F.M., director of the Center for Arab and ...

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OLEAN, NY – “I don’t have an answer,” said Diane Balaban, co-president of Temple B’Nai Israel. “I don’t know why. I can sit and watch the news reports and still ask why. I don’t know why. But it’s got to stop.” Balaban was interviewed after a gunman opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue and ...

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OLEAN, NY – Four ministers from Olean churches will highlight the role of women in the Bible on Sunday during "Bad Girls of the Bible," a program at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. The presenters include the Rev. Susan Hadley of Trinity United Methodist Church, the Rev. Kim Rossi of St.

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OLEAN, NY – At the time, it was only known as the Great War, and it devastated countries across the globe. But 100 years ago on Nov. 11, bells pealed, whistles blew, newsboys screamed the news, and people flooded the streets. This was the day the Great War officially ended, which is known as ...

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OLEAN, NY – The barber shop is a place where one can get a fresh cut, a clean shave or a quick clean up. It is a place where people share life stories and hear the inside scoop of the town. But for Hall of Fame owner Tyrone Hall, the experience of the barber shop has a deeper, more faithful ...

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