Priesthood Ordination 2023

Event Start Date:
June 3, 2023
Event End Date:
June 3, 2023
Event Venue:
St. Joseph Cathedral

With Gratitude to Almighty God, the Diocese of Buffalo joyfully announces the Ordination of Jeffrey Joseph Donovan to the Sacred Order of Presbyter to be conferred through the Invocation of the Holy Spirit and the imposition of hands by His Excellency, the Most Reverend Michael William Fisher Fifteenth Bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 10 a.m. Saint Joseph Cathedral 50 Franklin Street Buffalo, New York 14202

Priests are invited to concelebrate; deacons are invited to vest. (Please bring an alb and diocesan vestments.) Family, friends, religious, and all the faithful are welcome! The Ordination will be live-streamed via www.youtube.com/SaintJosephCathedral

Permanent Diaconate Ordination 2023

Event Start Date:
May 20, 2023
Event End Date:
May 20, 2023
Event Venue:
St. Joseph Cathedral

With Gratitude to Almighty God, the Diocese of Buffalo joyfully announces the Ordination of:

  • Kevin Daniel Barron
  • Todd Berton Bowman
  • James Vincent Cantella
  • Martin Eugene Hackford
  • Thomas Dominic Labelle
  • John Emory Phillips
  • John Francis Rhein

to the Sacred Order of Deacon to be conferred through the Invocation of the Holy Spirit and the imposition of hands by His Excellency, the Most Reverend Michael William Fisher Fifteenth Bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 10 a.m. Saint Joseph Cathedral.

Priests are invited to concelebrate; deacons are invited to vest. (Please bring an alb and diocesan vestments.) Family, friends, religious, and all the faithful are welcome! The Ordination will be live-streamed via www.youtube.com/SaintJosephCathedral

Transitional Diaconate Ordination 2023

Event Start Date:
May 13, 2023
Event End Date:
May 13, 2023
Event Venue:
St. Mark's Church

With Gratitude to Almighty God, the Diocese of Buffalo joyfully announces the Ordination of Sebastian Aristizabal to the Sacred Order of Deacon to be conferred through the Invocation of the Holy Spirit and the imposition of hands by His Excellency, the Most Reverend Michael William Fisher Fifteenth Bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. Catholic Community of Buffalo, North Saint Mark Roman Catholic Church 401 Woodward Ave. Buffalo, New York 14214 Priests are invited to concelebrate; deacons are invited to vest. (Please bring an alb and diocesan vestments.) Family, friends, religious, and all the faithful are welcome! The Ordination will be live-streamed via https://www.facebook.com/saintmarkchurch

Our Lady of Fatima Mass & Rosary Procession

Event Start Date:
May 13, 2023
Event End Date:
May 13, 2023
Event Venue:
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish & Diocesan Shrine

On the 13th of each month, from May through October, join us in a very special Holy Mass and procession in honor of the apparitions of Our Blessed Mother to three Shepard Children in 1917 in Fatima, Portugal. Each Holy Mass concludes with a procession and the statue of Our Lady of Fatima from the Church to the outdoor Grotto, chanting Marian Hymns and praying the Holy Rosary to Our Lady of Fatima. Please join us on these very special days to honor our Blessed Mother!

The first Mass will be on May 13th starting at 4:00 pm at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish & Diocesan Shrine in Bowmansville. Rev. Bryan Zielenieski, Episcopal Vicar for Renewal & Development from the Diocese of Buffalo will the be the celebrant for the May 13th Holy Mass, Rosary and procession.

Schedule:

  1. May 13th at 4:00pm | Rev. Bryan Zielenieski, celebrant
  2. June 13th at 6:30 pm
  3. July 13th at 6:30 pm
  4. August 13th at 11:00 am
  5. September 13th at 6:30 pm
  6. October 13th at 6:30 pm

 

Pre-Cana Marriage Prep

Event Start Date:
May 6, 2023
Event End Date:
May 6, 2023
Event Venue:
SS. Peter & Paul School

SS. Peter & Paul School (68 E. Main St., Hamburg) is holding an in-person Pre-Cana Marriage Prep program on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Lunch, snacks and beverages will be provided. If interested, contact David and Leslie Jones, Program Administrators, at 716-400-3514 or 716-799-2668.

Catholic Women’s Conference 2023

Event Start Date:
April 29, 2023
Event End Date:
April 29, 2023
Event Venue:
St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute

Catholic Women’s Conference 2023

“For Such a Time as This”

Saturday, April 29th from 7:45am-4pm at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute

7:45am – Registration; Mass at 9am

Speakers: Christina King, Stacey Trasancos, Paula Umaña | Continental Breakfast and Lunch; Tickets $35.00 presale|$40 at the door


Catholic Women of Buffalo are excited to bring back the annual Women’s Conference themed  “For Such a Time as This”. All women are invited to join us for a full day event (7:45am-4pm) on Saturday, April 29th at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute.  Tickets are $35 presale or $40 at the door.  The day includes a continental breakfast, Mass with Bishop Mike Fisher, 3 national speakers, lunch, confession, adoration, and vendors. Please visit or google www.CatholicWomenofBuffalo.org for all other info and ticket ordering.

175th Concert with the BPO

Event Start Date:
April 23, 2023
Event End Date:
April 23, 2023
Event Venue:
St. Joseph Cathedral

BPO Concert at the Cathedral

The 175th Anniversary of the establishment of the Diocese of Buffalo concludes on April 23, 2023 with a concert by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at St. Joseph’s Cathedral at 7:30 pm. Tickets are free of charge, please fill out the form for tickets or call 716-847-5559

St. Joseph the Worker Awards

Event Start Date:
March 11, 2023
Event End Date:
March 11, 2023
Event Venue:
St. Joseph Cathedral

The Lay Award of St. Joseph is presented to those who have dedicated their time to various ministries within their individual parishes.

March 11th at 10:00am
St. Joseph Cathedral

21st Annual Men’s Conference Catholic Men’s Fellowship of WNY

Event Start Date:
March 25, 2023
Event End Date:
March 25, 2023
Event Venue:
Cardinal O'Hara High School

21st Annual Men’s Conference
Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Western New York

“Evangelize the Family… Evangelize the World”
Saturday, March 25, 2023
8:30 am (doors open at 7:30) to 3pm

Cardinal O’Hara High School | 39 O’Hara Rd, Tonawanda, NY 14150

Register Online >>

 

Presented by:

Scott Hahn, Catholic Speaker / Author
An exceptionally popular speaker and teacher, Dr. Hahn has delivered numerous talks on a wide variety of topics related to Scripture and the Catholic faith. His talks have been effective in helping thousands of Protestants and fallen away Catholics to (re)embrace the Catholic faith. He has been awarded the Father Michael Scanlan, T.O.R., Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he has taught since 1999. Dr. Hahn will address evangelization within the family in his first session and then relate that effort to evangelization in the world in the second session.

Rev. Rob Contarin, Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Victory Parish
Rev. Rob Contarin is a Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Victory Parish in Lackawanna. He previously served at St. Mark and St. Rose of Lima Parishes in Buffalo. Rev. Rob, a graduate of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute and Niagara University, grew up in the Town of Tonawanda. He is a young vibrant and holy priest.

12th Annual St. Gianna Benefit Banquet

Event Start Date:
April 27, 2023
Event End Date:
April 27, 2023
Event Venue:
Classics V

St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Center 12th Annual Benefit Banquet will be on April 27th at Classics V on 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY at 6:00 pm. The keynote speaker will be Tony McFadden, a pro-life advocate and international speaker on abortion. She is the author of the book, Redeemed: My Journey after Abortion. Toni shares her abortion story of regret with transparency while leaving her listeners with hope. Toni recently spoke at the first annual Pennsylvania March for Life in Harrisburg and at the National March for Life in Washington, D.C. Toni has co-written op-eds for Students for Life of America, Live Action, Newsweek and was recently featured in the Washington Post. Special Guest: Honorable Shannon Filbert (the first woman justice in the Town of West Seneca). Learn how Shannon’s life has intersected through Family Court in Erie County with the St. Gianna Centers & the Mother Teresa Home.

Why attend? We give over 4,300 reasons. That is the number of babies lost to abortion in the eight counties of WNY (last statistics reported in NYS). This is your opportunity to help us in our mission.

$80 per person | Reserved Table or Open Seating (No tickets issued) Deadline is Monday, April 17. | Gift Baskets/Raffle | Cash Bar

Make your reservation today:

  •  By phone: (716) 847-2205
  • Online: www.buffalodiocese.org/st-gianna
  • Email: stgianna@buffalodiocese.org