Buffalo Has

The Roman Catholic Diocese of eight counties of Western New York.
Proclaiming and Living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Buffalo Has

The Roman Catholic Diocese of eight counties of Western New York.
Proclaiming and Living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

We live out a mission of discipleship and ministry by proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ, celebrating the sacraments, and engaging in works of mercy and service to others; so that all may come to know the Lord and experience the joy of a personal relationship with Him.

renewing the church in western new york

Road to Renewal

Join us as we are embark on a journey to reinvigorate the Catholic faith.

Video Series

Journeys & Insights

Sharing weekly update by Bishop Michael Fisher to the Faithful of the Diocese


Year of St. Joseph

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Blessed Pope Pius IX’s declaration of St. Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church, Pope Francis has proclaimed a special “Year of St. Joseph.” We are extending the year-long celebration to April 23rd, 2022 in anticipation of the 175th anniversary of our Diocese. 

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Upcoming Events

26 Jun

Garden Party & Flower Show Fundraiser

  • 15:00 pm
  • Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, Lewiston

This outdoor event will feature: free fresh fried dough, appetizers (4-5pm), gourmet buffet (6pm), basket auction, floral basket raffle and sale, door prizes, hat contest, cash wine and beer tent. For tickets, call 716-754-7489.

24 Jul

Bottle and Can Recycling Drive

  • 10:00 am
  • Our Lady of Pompeii, Lancaster

From 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Volunteers will be on site in the parking lot to remove your redeemable cans and bottles from your vehicle. Proceeds to benefit the parish.



As a Father’s Day gift to his daughter, Steven Flumerfeldt wrote a book telling the story of a father’s love for his daughter with Down Syndrome. “Gabby’s Gift” tells the true-life story of the highs and lows of raising a daughter with a disability.

Local casting director Frank Rossi is looking for people to appear as extras for the upcoming film, “Cabrini,” about the life and times of Mother Frances Cabrini, who founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart.

Brandon Lyles ’11, presented the keynote address at the 57th graduation ceremony at Cardinal O’Hara, telling about the challenges and tragedies he’s faced from childhood. He told the students that they have to find their own path, stay on it, and look forward to the life they envision.

The Bankruptcy Court has established August 14, 2021 at 11:59 (ET) as the deadline to file proofs of claim against the Diocese.


For a listing of parish livestreams throughout the diocese can be found here. Times are subject to change.


For the latest information regarding the Coronavirus pandemic and it’s effect on the Diocese of Buffalo.