Events

Recent Appointments

Updated (7/14/2016)

The most recent appointments appear at the top of the list.

Sister Lori High, SSMN, has been appointed as Pastoral Administrator of Saint George Parish, West Falls NY, for a term of one year.  Rev. Msgr James E. Wall has been appointed as Sacramental Minister, and Rev. Robert W. Wardenski as the canonical supervisor.   Effective August 1, 2016.

Rev. Angelo M. Chimera has been reappointed Pastor of All Saints Parish, Buffalo NY, for a second term of six years until July 1, 2022.  Effective June 29, 2016.

Rev. Charles E. Slisz has been appointed as the Bishop's Liaison for Retired Priests.  Effective June 1, 2016.

Rev. Mr. Venatius I. Agbasiere has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Saint Pius X Parish, Getzville NY.  Effective June 1, 2016.

Rev. Michael K. Brown has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saint Gabriel Parish, Elma NY, for a term of three years.  Effective June 21, 2016.

Rev. Samuel T. Giangreco, Jr., has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Victory Basilica Parish, Lackawanna NY, for a term of three years.  Effective June 21, 2016.

Rev. Michael P. LaMarca has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saint John Paul II Parish, Lake View NY, for a term of three years.  Effective June 21, 2016.

Rev. Joseph Walter has been appointed Pastor of Saint Joseph Parish, Fredonia NY, and Saint Anthony Parish, Fredonia NY, for a term of six years.  Effective July 31, 2016.

Rev. Suresh Yamarthy has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saint Christopher Parish, Tonawanda NY, for a term of three years.  Effective June 1, 2016.

Rev. Robert Pecoraro, SJ, has been assigned to the Spiritual Formation Team at Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora NY, for a term of one year.  Effective June 1, 2016.

Rev. Frederick G. Betti, SJ, has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saint Michael Parish, Buffalo NY. Effective July 31, 2016.

Rev. Walter Grabowski has been reappointed Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, Eden NY, and Holy Spirit Parish, North Collins NY, for a second term of six years until April 23, 2022.  Effective April 22, 2016.

Rev. Jan Trela has been incardinated into the Diocese of Buffalo and appointed Pastor of Christ Our Hope Parish, French Creek (Clymer) NY, for a term of six years.  Effective April 7, 2016.

Rev. Raymond G. Corbin has been reappointed Pastor of Infant of Prague Parish, Cheektowaga NY, for a second term of six years until October 30, 2021.  Effective February 11, 2016.

Rev. George Belgarde, SJ, has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saint Michael Parish, Buffalo NY.  Effective February 5, 2016.

Rev. Mariusz Dymek, OSPPE, has been appointed to the additional responsibility of Vicar Forane for the Southeast Buffalo Vicariate for a term of three years.  Effective January 26, 2016.

Rev. Bryan J. Zielenieski has been appointed Administrator of Our Lady of Charity Parish, Buffalo NY, for a term of six years.  Effective February 1, 2016.

Rev. Msgr. Peter J. Popadick has been reappointed Pastor of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga Parish, Cheektowaga NY, for a fourth term of six years until November 19, 2021.  Effective January 25, 2016.

Rev. David D. Baker has been appointed Pastor of Saint Teresa of Avila Parish, Akron NY, for a term of six years.  Effective January 13, 2016.

Rev. Sean Paul Fleming has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saint Amelia Parish, Tonawanda NY, for a term of three years.  Effective February 1, 2016.

Rev. Victor Ibhawa has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, Niagara Falls NY, for a term of three years.  Effective January 11, 2016.

Rev. Daniel F. Fiebelkorn has been reappointed Pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Silver Creek NY, for a second term of six years until October 8, 2021.  Effective December 16, 2015.

Rev. Darrell G. Duffy has been reappointed Pastor of Saint James Parish, Jamestown NY, for a second term of six years until November 30, 2021.  Effective December 16, 2015.

Rev. Daniel P. Walsh has been appointed Pastor of Holy Trinity Parish, Dunkirk NY, for a term of six years.  Effective November 17, 2015.

Rev. Jay W. McGinnis has been appointed Pastor of Saint Pius X Parish, Getzville NY, for a term of six years.  Effective November 2, 2015.

Rev. Gregory M. Faulhaber has been appointed Pastor of Queen of Heaven Parish, West Seneca NY, for a term of six years.  Effective December 1, 2015.

Rev. John E. Stanton has been appointed Administrator of Saint John XXIII Parish, West Seneca NY, for a term of three years. Effective December 7, 2015.

Rev. Piotr Napierkowski has been appointed Administrator of Our Lady of Peace Parish, Salamanca NY. Effective November 19, 2015.

Rev. Edward J. Sheedy has been reappointed Pastor of Saint John Parish, Olean NY, for a second term of six years until September 21, 2021.  Effective November 5, 2015.

Rev. Richard Jedrzejewski has been reappointed Pastor of Assumption Parish, Buffalo NY, for a fourth term of six years until September 30, 2021.  Effective November 5, 2015.

Rev. Gregory J. Dobson has been reappointed Pastor of Saint Mary of the Angels Parish, Olean NY, for a fourth term of six years until October 1, 2021.  Effective November 5, 2015.

Rev. James B. Cunningham has been reappointed Pastor of Saint Teresa Parish, Buffalo NY, for a second term of six years until October 30, 2021.  Effective November 5, 2015.

Rev. Eugene P. Ulrich has been appointed to the additional responsibility of Vicar Forane for the Eastern Erie Vicariate for a term of three years.  Effective October 16, 2015.

Rev. Justus Ndyamukama has been appointed as Diocesan Director for the Pontifical Mission Societies with residence at Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Buffalo NY.  Effective October 18, 2015.

Rev. Michael J. Parker has been reappointed Pastor of Saint John the Baptist Parish, Kenmore NY, for a second term of six years until October 1, 2021.  Effective October 13, 2015.

Rev. James W. Hartwell has been reappointed Pastor of Saint Michael Parish, Warsaw NY, for a second term of six years until October 1, 2021.  Effective October 13, 2015.

Deacon Michael C. Lemieux has been appointed as Canonical Administrator of Northern Chautauqua Catholic School, Dunkirk NY, for a term of three years.  Effective September 29, 2015.

Rev. Mark Itua has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Harris Hill NY, Saint Martin de Porres Parish, Buffalo NY, and Saint Lawrence Parish, Buffalo NY, for a term of three years.  Effective September 1, 2015.

Rev. Joseph S. Rogliano has been appointed to the additional responsibility of Vicar Forane for the Northwest-Central Buffalo Vicariate for a term of three years.  Effective September 1, 2015.

Rev. Lawrence P. Damian has been reappointed Pastor of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Depew NY, for a second term of six years until June 1, 2021.  Effective September 2, 2015.