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All Saints Day

Mass for All Saints Day will be held all day today, Friday, November 1 at Christ the King Chapel. Below is a list of mass times.

8:00 a.m. with Fr. Joe Billotti, S.J.
12:05 p.m. with Fr Tom Colgan, S.J.
1:00 p.m. with Fr. Dan Jamros, S.J.
5:10 p.m. with Fr. Jim Pribek, S.J.

Hope to see you there.

Submitted by: Mike Hayes, director of campus ministry

Video Institute Produces November Kaleidoscope Broadcast

The Canisius College Video Institute production of the November episode of Kaleidoscope airs thdroughout the month beginning on Saturday, November 2 at 5:30 a.m. on WGRZ-TV, Channel 2 in Buffalo. The episode will be rebroadcast on Sunday Nov. 3 at 9:00 a.m. on WGRZ-TV 2.2, Time Warner 114, and Verizon Fios 460; each Friday at 6:35 p.m. on Time Warner Cable 20; and each Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on Time Warner 6 in Olean. This 30-minute television program celebrates the religious diversity of our region, an represents a collaboration between the Video Institute and the Network of Religious Communities.

Guru Tegh Bahadur, the 9th Guru of the Sikh Faith, willingly gave up his life for the religious liberty of all faiths in 1675 CE. As Sikhs commemorate the anniversary of his martyrdom, Kaleidoscope speaks with Dr. Surjit Singh about the life and sacrifice of Guru Tegh Bahadur and then with Rev. Allen Farabee, an immigration lawyer and Episcopal Priest, about the meaning and complexity of religious liberty in American today.

For the past 30 years, the National Federation for Just Communities WNY and the Network of Religious Communities have jointly sponsored the Annual Interfaith/Intercultural Thanksgiving Service. This year, on Tuesday November 26th, the 31st edition of the service will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1080 Main Street, Buffalo, NY. Dr. Stan Bratton of the Network of Religious Communities talks with Rev. Lee Miller II, Lead pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of Buffalo, about his life, the historic church he serves, and the meaning of thanksgiving.

Students in the Canisius College Video Institute produce Kaleidoscope monthly under the direction of Barbara Irwin, PhD, professor of Communication Studies and co-director of the Institute, and Paula DeAngelis-Stein, COM ’86/MS ’02.

Submitted by:  Barbara J. Irwin, PhD, professor, communication studies

ArtsCanisius Presents “Dualities”

This Sunday, November 3, ArtsCanisius presents a faculty recital at 3 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.

“DUALITIES: A Look Back on Mike Colquhoun’s Career” features music composed by adjunct professor Michael Colquhoun with performances by the composer, members of the Canisius College music faculty and area musicians including the Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble and Unusually Different. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information visit or call the music office at Ext. 2536.

Submitted by: Ellen Barnum, ArtsCanisius codirector

Angela Rose – Shattering the Silence of Sexual Violence

The office of Campus Programming and Leadership Development invites the College community to our New Year, New You program with Angela Rose on Thursday, November 7 at 7 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center. Click here to see the poster.

“Kidnapped in broad daylight at the age of 17 from a shopping mall parking lot, Angela recounts her haunting experience of being bound in a paroled murderer’s car and her fight for justice that followed. Working with her attacker’s previous victims, Angela turned a suburban community into a group of proactive citizens, culminating with the passage of the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act in Illinois. Angela went on to found PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment—a national non-profit created to shattered the silence of sexual violence.”

This program compels both men and women to take action against sexual violence on campus. For more information please contact CPLD at ext. 2190.

Submitted by:  Connie M. Pileri, director, campus programming & new student orientation

Veterans Day

On Monday, November 11th Canisius College will host a series of events to remember and honor all who have served in our nations Armed Forces. All Canisius faculty and staff are encouraged to set aside a few minutes of time on Monday to participate or discuss the topic in your classes.

The following events are scheduled:

  • 12:00 p.m. Official Veterans Day Observation with wreath laying (Greatest Generation Memorial in front of Old Main)
  • 12:30 p.m. Remembrance Ceremony: Roll Call reading honoring Western New York’s fallen Heroes.
  • 7:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball tips off the 2013-2014 season. Veterans and members of our armed forces will receive a free ticket. A pre-game ceremony will recognize our veterans.

All all faculty and staff who are Veterans are encouraged to proudly wear their medals or ribbons on November 11.

Veterans Day is one of the few days where veterans are encouraged to wear their ribbons or medals. Each and every one of you are encouraged to dust off that old ribbon set or medals and wear them proudly on Monday the 11th. Show campus that you served. Be visible.

Yellow Ribbons will be available the week of November 4-8 in Lyons 118 or at any of the Veterans Day Events on the 11th.

Submitted by: Andrew Overfield, associate director, Admissions