The Canisius College Video Institute production of the August episode of “Kaleidoscope” premiered earlier this month on WGRZ-TV 2. This 30-minute television program celebrates the religious diversity of our region and is produced in conjunction with the Network of Religious Communities. “Kaleidoscope” will rebroadcast each Friday at 6:30 p.m. on Spectrum Cable 20 and each Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on Charter 6 in Olean, NY.
For more than 150 years, Christ the King Seminary has grown and faced the challenges of theological education and spiritual formation. In these challenging times, Christ the King Seminary is reshaping its mission and offerings and plans to renovate its educational center. In the first segment, Dr. Stan Bratton talks with Michael Sherry, academic dean, Christ the King Seminary and Deacon Timothy Chriswell, director of deacons for the Diocese of Buffalo, about the current offerings and vision for the seminary in East Aurora, New York
Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, is the largest gathering of Muslim people in the world. It is one of the five pillars of Islam and a religious duty which must be carried out by every able-bodied Muslim who can afford to do so, at least once in a lifetime. In the second segment, Dr. Stan Bratton talks with Imam Fajri Ansari, Masjid Nu’Man, about his Hajj Pilgrimage in 2018.
Students in the Canisius College Video Institute produce “Kaleidoscope” under the guidance of Barbara J. Irwin, PhD, professor of communication studies and co-director of the Video Institute, and Paula DeAngelis-Stein ‘86, MS ‘02.
Submitted by: Barbara J. Irwin, PhD, professor, Communication Studies; co-director, Video Institute