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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Diocesan News

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  • Over 100 relics of Christ, Holy Family, saints to be displayed at New Jersey parish February 23, 2024
    WASHINGTON — An exhibit that includes more than 100 relics of Jesus Christ, the Holy Family, and numerous saints will be exhibited at a parish in northern New Jersey on Saturday, Feb. 24, from noon to 7 p.m. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Oratory in Montclair, New Jersey, will host the exhibit at its Capozzelli […]
  • St. Mary School Swormville engages students with Spirit Week February 23, 2024
    SWORMVILLE — Students at St. Mary School Swormville celebrated “Spirit Week” before heading on February break. The faculty and students had a great deal of fun, and celebrated all week with themed dress-up days, special presentations, guest speakers, and more. Spirit Week serves not only as a break for students from the rigor of their […]
  • O’Hara peer mentoring program brings special education students into the classroom February 22, 2024
    When Cardinal O’Hara High School began its St. Margaret Scholars program this past fall, the staff didn’t quite know what to expect. Special education programs are a rarity at Catholic high schools. Now, five months in, the staff is stunned by the success of the program. “It exceeds our expectations dramatically,” said Principal Joleen Dimitroff. […]

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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.