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Join us for Buffalo Mass Mob VI at Assumption Church

The next Buffalo Mass Mob will take place on Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at Assumption Church in Buffalo’s Black Rock neighborhood.

Buffalo Mass Mob started in 2013 as way to draw attention to struggling Buffalo inner city churches. 240 more words

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Many reasons for church closings

The reasons for church closings are varied and protracted. Given the commercial society today, the Second Vatican Council and full funding for Catholic schools, there should be no surprises. 85 more words

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Assumption Church's parishioners pressure diocese to reverse closure decision

Parishioners intend to keep the pressure on the Diocese of London to keep the doors open at historic Assumption Church.

A prayer vigil was held Friday and will continue with more throughout the weekend outside the church in a bid to convince Bishop Ronald Fabbro to keep the church open. 414 more words

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Critical mass appeal

Re: Historic landmark Assumption Church to be shut down, by Dave Battagello, Aug. 29.

Church parishioners “heartbroken” — well, Assumption parishioners, now you know exactly how we felt at Blessed Sacrament Church. 72 more words

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Diocese reviewing 'significant proposal', church still to close

Assumption Church is still closing, despite a number of funding proposals that may save the building.

The Diocese of London is assessing one “significant proposal” from a longtime parishioner, but Mark Adkinson, director of communications for the diocese, said a decision won’t be made until the first quarter of 2015. 411 more words

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UPDATED: Hope not lost at Assumption Church

A local group that has been fundraising for Our Lady of Assumption Church since early 2013 claims they have the means to acquire the $10 million needed to repair the historical landmark. 1,035 more words

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Buffalo Mass Mob fills St. Thomas Aquinas Church & Mass Mob VI will be in Black Rock

(By Greg Witul) The average 11 AM Mass attendance at St. Thomas Aquinas is 60 people, but that numbered swelled 10 fold on August 3 at Buffalo’s Mass Mob visited the historic Irish parish. 388 more words

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