Events

Recent Appointments

Updated (07/10/2017)

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. 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.

Rev. Augustine M. Ayaga has been assigned as a Parochial Vicar of the Campus Ministry Parish as Campus Minister at Villa Maria College, Cheektowaga NY, with residence at Saint Augustine Parish, Clarence Center NY. Effective April 10, 2017.

Deacon William J. Walkowiak has been assigned to a new Ministry of Charity at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo NY.  Effective April 12, 2017.

Deacon Daniel U. Golinski has been assigned to a new Ministry of Charity as Vocations and Training Chairman for the Boy Scouts.  Effective April 12, 2017.

Rev. Mitch Byeck has been officially incardinated into the Diocese of Buffalo. He remains the Pastor of Epiphany Parish, Langford NY, and Vicar Forane for the Tri-County Vicariate. Effective March 27, 2017.

Deacon Brian C. Walkowiak has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Infant of Prague Parish, Cheektowaga NY, with a Minstry of Charity at Wyoming Correctional Facility.  Effective April 1, 2017.

Deacon Joseph A. Pasquella has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Immaculate Conception Parish, Wellsville NY.  Effective April 24, 2017.

Deacon David H. Harvey has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Immaculate Conception Parish,Wellsville NY.  Effective January 19, 2017.

Deacon Thaddeus V. Pijacki has been assigned to diaconal ministry at Saint Benedict Parish, Eggertsville NY, while continuing a Ministry of Charity at the Cloisters Assisted Living Facility in Warsaw NY.  Effective January 21, 2017.

Rev. Edward F. Jost, Jr., has been appointed Pastor of Saint Mary of the Lake Parish, Hamburg NY, for a term of six years.  Effective January 1, 2017.