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.

prayer, fasting, and almsgiving


Lent is a 40 day season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at sundown on Holy Thursday.


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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  • Catholic Charities seeking Erie County seniors and volunteers for Telephone Assurance Program February 20, 2024
    Catholic Charities of Buffalo is looking for both older adults and volunteers to participate in its Telephone Assurance Program (TAP). This free service provides regular telephone calls from caring volunteers to adults with disabilities or those over 60 who have limited ability to leave their home to check on their well-being and offer an opportunity […]
  • Niagara University accounting students offering free tax preparation help February 20, 2024
    NIAGARA UNIVERSITY – Accounting students from Niagara University’s Holzschuh College of Business Administration and members of its Accounting Society and Beta Alpha Psi will again provide members of the Niagara Falls community free tax preparation assistance through the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which offers free tax help for low to moderate […]
  • St. Bonaventure chemistry graduates eligible for automatic acceptance into UB doctoral program February 19, 2024
    ST. BONAVENTURE — Students who graduate with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from St. Bonaventure University are now eligible for automatic acceptance into the Ph.D. in chemistry program at the University at Buffalo. It is the second such agreement with a doctoral chemistry program signed by St. Bonaventure. In September 2023, St. Bonaventure entered into […]

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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.