Office of Worship

Office of Worship

The Office of Worship is a resource for parishes and ministers in the planning of liturgical celebrations and ceremonies. It is the responsibility of this office to oversee the liturgical normals and policies of the diocese.
In addition, it assists parishes with formation of its members in various ministries such as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, lectors, and musicians, as well as providing information in other areas of liturgy

Eucharstic Ministry Formation

If you are interested in applying to become a Minister of Holy Communion, please first discuss the possibility with your pastor and explain your motivation. Once approved, request an application form from your parish office or complete this form and present it to your parish office for final approval. Due to COVID-19, all formation sessions will be determined at a later date.

2020 Liturgical Calendar

The following document will assist those planning the 2020 liturgical year for a parish or congregation: The First Sunday of Advent to the Feast of Christ the King. For a printable PDF of the 2020 calendar specifics, please click here.

Buffalo Diocesan Liturgical Commission

BDLC provides workshops, programs and consultation to promote the liturgical life in our Diocese

Parish Catechesis

Providing support as well as pastoral and spiritual resources for parish worship.

Wedding Music Guidelines

Guidelines, questions and resources regarding music for Catholic weddings

Worship Events

Due to COVID-19, all training workshops for Eucharistic Ministers and Lectors are postponed to a later date. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Reopening Guidelines and updates during COVID-19 please contact the Office of Worship.

Contact the Office of Worship

Phone: 716.847.5545
Address: 795 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14203
Contact us through Email

Catholic Directory

A complete guide for the offices and organizations within the Diocese of Buffalo.