BUFFALO, NY - Father Nelson Baker is being honored by the City of Buffalo with a street named after him. Part of South Park Avenue in front of the Botanical Gardens will now be known as Father Nelson Baker Way.
We also asked a diocese official on hand as to where the path to sainthood now stands for the beloved priest.
"What's happening now is that the miracle we're proposing that will lead to beatification is being processed by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints...and we're moving through the process. It's gone through two out of the four steps in the process that will lead to their acceptance of the miracle and the Pope's eventual declaration and his blessing on Nelsen Baker."
Monsignor Burkhardt will be back in Rome to meet with Vatican officials for an update in just a few weeks.