Mass Mob fills St. Thomas Aquinas Church

Photos courtesy of Arthur Kogutowski
Photos courtesy of Arthur Kogutowski

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Hundreds of people filled St. Thomas Aquinas Church in South Buffalo Sunday morning.

A Mass Mob took place at the historic Irish parish, spiking the attendance from 60 people to around 600.

People came from as far away as Michigan and Mississippi for the mass. The church had a special musical arrangement during mass. After the service there was a self-guided tour of the church and a picnic.

Father James Judge opened his homily with the line, “It looks like 1957 out there, there’s not a seat in the house.”

He concluded the mass, by thanking the Mass Mob organizers, saying they must “have halos around their heads.”

The next Mass Mob will be at Assumption Church in Black Rock, on October 5 at 11 a.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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