Events

Recent Appointments

Updated (10/11/2017)

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. Peter J. Karalus has been reappointed Pastor of Saint John Paul II Parish, Lake View NY for a second term of six years.  Effective October 5, 2017.

Rev. Jacek P. Mazur has been reappointed Pastor of Divine Mercy Parish and Saint Mary of the Cataract Parish, Niagara Falls NY for a second term of six years.  Effective October 5, 2017.

Rev. Msgr. Salvatore Manganello has been reappointed Judicial Vicar for the Diocese of Buffalo, as well as Moderator of the Saint Thomas More Guild and Chairman of the Diocesan Due Process Committee, for a term of six years, while continuing as Pastor of Saint Louis Parish, Buffalo NY.  Effective October 5, 2017.

Rev. Michael Czyzewski, OSPPE, has been appointed Pastor of Corpus Christi Parish, Buffalo NY for a term of six years.  Effective October 2, 2017.

Deacon Kenneth R. Monaco has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Saint Amelia Parish, Tonawanda NY, with a Ministry of Charity at the Saint Joseph Campus of Sisters of Charity Hospital, Cheektowaga NY, for a term of three years. Effective September 16, 2017.

Deacon Edward Birmingham has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Saints Joachim & Anne Parish, Attica NY, with a Ministry of Charity at the Cloister Nursing Home, Warsaw NY, for a term of three years. Effective September 16, 2017.

Rev. Mr. Peter N. Bassey has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Annunciation Parish, Elma NY, with continuing studies at Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora NY. Effective September 16, 2017.

Rev. Mr. Paul S. Cygan has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Saint Joseph Cathedral, Buffalo NY, with continuing studies at Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora NY. Effective September 16, 2017.

Rev. Mr. Peter Santandreau has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Blessed Sacrament Parish, Buffalo NY, with continuing studies at Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora NY. Effective September 16, 2017.

Rev. Mr. Gerard Skrzynski has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Orchard Park NY, with continuing studies at Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora NY. Effective September 16, 2017.

Rev. Aidan R. Rooney, CM, has been presented by his Religious Superior and assigned to serve in Campus Ministry at Niagara University. Effective September 1, 2017.

Rev. James D. Ciupek has been appointed Pastor of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Orchard Park NY for a term of six years.  Effective September 29, 2017.

Rev. John E. Stanton has been appointed Pastor of Saint John XXIII Parish, West Seneca NY for a term of six years.  Effective August 24, 2017.

Rev. Thaddeus N. Bocianowski has been appointed Pastor of Saint Padre Pio Parish, Oakfield NY for a term of six years.  Effective August 15, 2017.

Rev. Barry J. Allaire has been appointed as full time Sacramental Minister at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Williamsville NY with residence at Saint Gregory the Great Parish, Williamsville NY.  Effective August 9, 2017.

Deacon Timothy E. Chriswell has been appointed Director of the Permanent Diaconate for the Diocese of Buffalo for a term of three years.  Effective September 1, 2017.

Deacon Gregory V. Moran has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Saint Gabriel Parish, Elma NY.  Effective September 16, 2017.

Rev. Wiliam J. Weiksnar, OFM, has been appointed Pastor of Saints Columba & Brigid Parish, Buffalo NY for a term of six years.  Effective September 1, 2017.

Rev. Walter Grabowski has been appointed Pastor of Saint Gabriel Parish, Elma NY for a term of six years.  Effective September 1, 2017.

Rev. Bernard U. Nowak has been appointed Pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Parish, Barker NY for a term of six years.  Effective August 22, 2017.

Rev. Jerome E. Kopec has been reappointed Pastor of Saints Peter & Paul Parish, Williamsville NY for a third term of six years.  Effective July 1, 2017.

Rev. Gregory Gallagher, OMI, has been appointed Pastor of Holy Angels, Holy Cross, and Our Lady of Hope Parishes, Buffalo NY.  Effective July 15, 2017.

Rev. Francesco Gómez, OMI, has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Holy Angels, Holy Cross, and Our Lady of Hope Parishes, Buffalo NY. Effective July 15, 2017.

Rev. Dominik Jezierski has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saint John Gualbert Parish, Cheektowaga NY, and Saint John Kanty Parish, Buffalo NY, for a term of three years.  Effective July 3, 2017.

Rev. F. Patrick Melfi has been appointed Pastor of Saint John Parish, Olean NY for a term of six years.  Effective June 19, 2017.

Rev. John J. Arogyasami has been appointed Temporary Administrator of Our Lady of the Lake Parish, Barker NY.  Effective June 19, 2017.

Rev. Marcin Porada has been appointed Administrator of Saint Bernard Parish, Buffalo NY, and Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish, Cheektowaga NY.  Effective August 1, 2017.

Rev. Sean E. DiMaria has been reappointed Pastor at Immaculate Conception Parish, Wellsville NY, Saints Brendan & Jude Parish, Almond-Alfred NY, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Andover NY, Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish, Belmont NY, and Saint Mary Parish, Bolivar NY, for a second term of six years.  Effective June 6, 2017.

Rev. Robert I. Agbo has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Immaculate Conception Parish, Wellsville NY, Saints Brendan & Jude Parish, Almond-Alfred NY, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Andover NY, Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish, Belmont NY, and Saint Mary Parish, Bolivar NY, for a term of three years.  Effective June 17, 2017.

Rev. Martin F. Gallagher has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saint Stephen Parish, Grand Island NY, for a term of three years.  Effective June 17, 2017.

Rev. Luke P. Uebler, II, has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Queen of Heaven Parish, West Seneca NY, for a term of three years.  Effective June 17, 2017.

Rev. Cole T. Webster has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saints Peter & Paul Parish, Hamburg NY, for a term of three years.  Effective June 17, 2017.

Rev. Sebastian C. Pierro has been appointed Pastor of Saint Amelia Parish, Tonawanda NY, for a term of six years.  Effective September 4, 2017.

Deacon Gary P. Andelora has been assigned both as his Parish Assignment and Ministry of Charity as Campus Minister at Canisius College, Buffalo NY.  Effective May 30, 2017.

Rev. Romulo T. Montero has been assigned as Parochial Vicar at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Tonawanda NY.  Effective May 18, 2017

Rev. John W. Adams has been appointed as the  Associate Director of Priestly Formation and Associate Professor in Pastoral Theology at Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora NY, with residence there.  Effective June 19, 2017.

Rev. Daniel J. Serbicki has been appointed Pastor of Saint Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Corfu NY for a term of six years.  Effective June 19, 2017.

Rev. Charles E. Slisz has been appointed Rector of Saint Joseph Cathedral, Buffalo NY, for a term of six years. Effective July 1, 2017.

Rev. David I. Richards has been appointed Administrator of Our Lady of Pompeii Parish, Lancaster NY. Effective June 1, 2017.

Rev. Michael H. Burzynski has been appointed to the additional responsibility of Administrator of Saint John Kanty Parish, Buffalo NY. Effective May 12, 2017.