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September 28, 2018

The Holy Cross Pumpkin Patch is open seven days a week throughout October or until the pumpkins sell out. Saturdays and Sundays are the busiest days, and sales always pick up the closer it gets to Halloween. Photo: Randy Cockrill If...

December 14, 2014

Overlooking evidence of construction and new life in Buffalo, New York, Roman Bishop Richard J. Malone, left, and Episcopal Bishop R. William Franklin met recently to discuss their final thoughts about the historic joint pastoral letter...

May 1, 2011

The May 1 installation and seating of the Rt. Rev. R. William Franklin at St. Paul's Cathedral in Buffalo, New York, concluded a joyous weekend of festivities that reflected the diocese's diversity and hope for the future. On April 30,...

November 20, 2010

The Rev. R. William Franklin was elected on Saturday, Nov. 20 as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal...

November 1, 2010

The Episcopal Diocese of Western New York welcomed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori Oct. 29-31 to address its annual convention and to experience a brief glimpse of the mission and ministry of the Buffalo-based diocese. During...

January 19, 2005

The liturgical affirmation of Western New York's first baptismal ministry teams took place in January at Holy Apostles', Perry and St. John's, Youngstown. The affirmation of these teams is giant stride for Baptismal Ministry...

October 5, 2004

Deployment Officers from 31 dioceses gathered in Niagara Falls, New York, October 2-5 for their biannual conference. Members say it is the oldest and largest conference of its kind, involving deployment officers from all of Provinces I and...

June 29, 2004

"I have discerned that my ministry is healing. My entire life experience, both my clinical experience and my spiritual journey, is tied to healing. I believe my ministry as a clinician at Avalon is exactly the work God intends for me to do...

January 31, 2004

The art is big, bold and bright, but the artist herself is a diminutive woman who in her own words has "obviously lived a long time." Her hesitant manner of speaking leads one at first to believe she is timid. But, as the conversation...