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Activism “The corporate-conscience activists, 7 area religious orders forcing social concerns onto corporate agendas” Buffalo News, Richard Schroeder, April 30, 1989

Architecture “Architecture out of the Blue: East Side Churches show how the buildings change with people’s needs” Buffalo News, Richard Huntington, November 1, 1996

Architecture “Catholics need to preserve city’s religious architecture” Buffalo News, Martin F. Ederer, November 21, 2003

Architecture Citation for an article on religious architecture in Buffalo, NY: “Houses of Worship: A Guide to the Religious Architecture of Buffalo, New York” by James Napora, 1995

All Saints Polish Catholic Church "All Saints Founded in 1929 to Fill Void" Riverside Review, November 16, 2005

Cemetery “Bones from old cemetery dug up, halting project” Human bones uncovered on construction site that was once the German Methodist Episcopal Cemetery; Buffalo News, Jay Rey, April 14, 2001

Catholic Church “The Catholic Church and the Emergence of a New Interconfessional Order” by David Gerber, unknown origin, pp. 424-480

Catholic Church "What Price for Glory" Buffalo News, July 13, 2003

Development of Former Churches "Here is the shop and here is the steeple" Buffalo News

First Presbyterian Church “Church’s 100th year marked by resurgence as well as memories” First Presbyterian points to future, Buffalo News, Dave Condren, December 14, 1991

Fourteen Holy Helpers “Graduating Class of 1910,” Out of the Past, The West Seneca Bee, July 29, 2010

Lithuanian Parish History Project Pamphlet and order form for Lithuanian Religion in America: A Compendium of 150 Roman Catholic Parishes & Institutions by William Wolkovich-Valkavicius

Our Lady of Victory Basilica and National Shrine Brochure on the Exterior, the Basilica and Shrine, History, Mass schedule, Tour information, and Directions

Protestant Elite “Ambivalent Anti-Catholicism: Buffalo’s American Protestant Elite Faces the Challenge of the Catholic Church, 1850-1860” Civil War History, June 1984 by David Gerber, pp. 120-143

Reverend Paul Schenck “Residents Near Refugee Haven Want Revitalization Role” Transforming the La Paris Supper Club into a home for Christian fundamentalists fleeing the Soviet Union, Buffalo News, Michael Levy,         March 19, 1989

Ripley Memorial United Methodist Microfilm Index of Ripley Memorial United Methodist Church Papers, Buffalo, New York, 1998

Sisters of St. Mary of Namur “Religious order to build new center” Buffalo News, Dave Condren, April 17, 2001

St. George Orthodox “Rectory near park raises concern” Preservationists fear loss of trees and open space from developing home of a priest on its land, Buffalo News, Phil Fairbanks, June 23, 1990

St. John's Lutheran Home "Old Home, New Face", Elizabeth Taufa

St. John the Baptist R.C. “A History of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Kenmore, New York, 1833-1999” Student paper, Christopher J. Shaw

St. Louis Church Saint Louis Church in Downtown Buffalo, List of pastors 1829-present, Mass Schedule, History and Description, undated

St. Louis Church “Modernity in the Service of Tradition: Catholic Lay Trustees at Buffalo’s St. Louis Church and the Transformation of European Communal Traditions, 1829-1855” Journal of Social History, Spring 1982, David Gerber                                         
pp. 655-684

St. Paul’s Cathedral “St. Paul’s Cathedral: Early History, 1817-1829” Student paper, John Manfredo, 16 pages

St. Peter’s Church St. Peter’s Church, Albany, New York, The Edifice and Interior of St. Peter’s Church, 14 page informational booklet, undated

St. Peter’s Church The Burial Place of George Augustus, Viscount Howe, A distinguished man and soldier, friend of the Colonies, killed in the march to Ticonderoga, July 6, 1758, a 6 page booklet from a presentation given by the Reverend Canon Robert E. Eggenschiller, December 5, 1991

Struggle “Struggling Buffalo parishes ponder the future” Central City steering panel studies ways to cope with dwindling congregations, Buffalo News, Dave Condren, July 1, 1990

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