Recent Appointments

Updated (5/10/2019)

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

The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Bishop of Buffalo, has made the following appointments:

Rev. Daniel J. Serbicki has been appointed Vicar Forane of Genesee-Wyoming Vicariate for a term of three years. Effective May 6, 2019.

Rev. James W. Hartwell has been appointed Vicar Forane of Allegany Vicariate for a term of three years. Effective May 6, 2019.

Rev. Timothy J. Koester has been appointed Pastor of Most Precious Blood Parish, Angola for a term of six years. Effective June 10, 2019.

Rev. James C. O'Connor has been appointed Priest Moderator, in addition to his role as Sacramental Minister, of St. Andrew Parish, Sloan for a term of three years. Effective May 1, 2019.

Rev. Robert L. Gebhard has been appointed to the staff of Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora. Effective April 29, 2019.

Deacon John J. Wlos has been appointed Temporary Administrator of SS. Peter & Paul Parish, Hamburg. Effective April 25, 2019.

Deacon Michael T. Dulak has been appointed Temporary Administrator of Our Mother of Good Counsel, Blasdell. Effective April 25, 2019.

Rev. Msgr. David G. LiPuma has been appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Parish, Rector of Our Lady of Victory Basilica, and President of Our Lady of Victory Institutions, Lackawanna. Effective June 1, 2019.

Rev. Michael P. LaMarca has been appointed Pastor of St. Michael Parish, Warsaw for a term of six years. Effective March 1, 2019.

Rev. Jacob C. Ledwon has been reappointed Pastor of St. Joseph University Parish, Buffalo for another term of six years. Effective March 1, 2019.

Rev. Paul M. Nogaro has been reappointed Pastor of St. Stephen Parish, Grand Island for another term of six years. Effective March 1, 2019.

Rev. James W. Hartwell has been appointed Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Wellsville; SS. Brendan & Jude, Alfred/Almond; Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph, Belmont; St. Mary, Bolivar; and Blessed Sacrament, Andover for a term of six years. Effective February 27, 2019.