"Mother Teresa of South Buffalo" retires

Posted at 6:48 PM, Apr 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-07 19:05:44-04

After more than 30 years running the South Buffalo Community Table, Sister Celeste O'Bryan is retiring.

The 83-year-old nun says she is "tired" but enjoyed her 66-year religious career teaching in schools and running a soup kitchen in South Buffalo.

7 Eyewitness News reporter Ed Reilly sat down with Sister Celeste to talk about her dedication to helping feed Buffalo's poor and hungry.

This weekend, Sister Celeste will be honored during the 25th annual fundraiser for the South Buffalo Community Table.  The fundraiser is open to the public and will be held from 6:30 p.m. to Midnight on Saturday April 9th at the Iron Workers Hall on Orchard Park Road in West Seneca.

Tickets are $15 a person with money raised going to help the South Buffalo Community Table.