To celebrate and reflect on Holy Thursday, Broadway Fillmore Alive (BFA)
will once again present the “One
Night and Seven Churches” tour. A tradition that began in 2007, this year’s
modern day pilgrimage will be held on April 1st, beginning at 7
All are invited to participate in this unique event. BFA has
selected 7 churches in Buffalo’s historic Polonia district in which
participants are encourage to not only pray and reflect but absorb the
captivating beauty of each sacred space.
According to BFA co-founder Christopher Byrd, there is
sufficient time to visit all seven churches, as long as you monitor your time
in each church. (Byrd recommends spending 20-30 minutes per church.) All of the
churches are within 2 miles of each other, and will remain open till 11 PM.
Each church will hold Holy Thursday masses at 7 PM, so if you
choose to visit these churches during this time, please be as quiet and
respectful as possible.
Clare Parish: 193 Elk Street
Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church: 123 Townsend Street (Peckham and
St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church:
491 Emslie Street (Broadway and Emslie) (open until 12 PM)
Christi: 199 Clark Street
St. John Kanty : 101 Swinburne Street (Broadway
Luke’s – 325 Walden Ave. (Sycamore and Miller) (Visitation after 9 PM,
enter through parking lot)
Adalbert Basilica : 212 Stanislaus Street