A Synodal church in mission | 2021-2024 

At the end of their meeting in December, the members of the Ordinary Council of the Synod of Bishops adopted a document for the work to be engaged by the Catholic Church until the celebration of the Second Session of the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.

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Road to Renewal

The Catholic Faithful, priests, deacons, religious, parish administrators and school leaders of the Diocese of Buffalo have embarked on a journey to reinvigorate Catholic faith, more fully optimize parish and diocesan resources, and increase the impact of our varied ministries throughout WNY. 


National Eucharistic Revival

Our world is hurting. We all need healing, yet many of us are separated from the very source of our strength. Jesus Christ invites us to return to the source and summit of our faith—his Real Presence in the Holy Eucharist.

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  • Cultural Diversity office to implement Black Catholic Congress Pastoral Plan April 11, 2024
    Back in 1889, Daniel Rudd organized the first national gathering of lay Catholics, specifically Black Catholics. He gathered 200 delegates to meet with President Grover Cleveland and hear Father Augustus Tolton preach. Rudd called for the first Black Catholic Congress because he wanted to look at areas of need in the African-American community and discuss […]
  • Dr. Rolanda Ward receives Champion of Justice Award from Association of Social Workers April 11, 2024
    NIAGARA UNIVERSITY — Dr. Rolanda Ward,  associate professor of social work at Niagara University and endowed faculty director of the university’s Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Race, Equity and Mission, received the Katie Huntington Champion of Justice Award from the New York state chapter of the National Association of Social Workers at a virtual […]
  • Fate brings man to Mass to more than 200 parishes in diocese April 10, 2024
    A recent WNYCatholic story about Ray Geska, a man attempting to experience Mass in all 161 diocesan parishes, drew the attention of David Will, who is on a similar journey. But, instead of actively mapping out where his next worship service will be, he lets fate be his guide. “Twenty-five years ago, I think I […]

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October 25, 2022

Attorney General Lawsuit​

Diocese of Buffalo and NY Attorney General Agree to Settle Lawsuit​

Notes on COVID-19 and the Liturgy


For the latest information regarding the Coronavirus pandemic and its effect on the Diocese of Buffalo.

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court has established April 17, 2023, at 11:59 P.M. (Eastern Time) as the deadline to file adult proofs of claim against the Diocese.