Father Baker two stages from sainthood

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Well-known local priest Father Nelson Baker is still on the road to canonization.

Father Baker developed a city of charity under the patronage of “Our Lady of Victory” in Lackawanna. He’s in the process of becoming a saint. Monsignor David LiPuma said there are four stages to becoming a saint and Father Baker still needs the last two.

Father Baker passed away in 1936.

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