Recent Appointments

Updated (3/4/2019)

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. 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.

Rev. Michael K. Brown has been appointed Pastor of Resurrection Parish, Cheektowaga for a term of six years. Effective January 21, 2019.

Rev. John J. Arogyasami has been appointed Administrator of St. Mary Parish, Holley and St. Mark Parish, Kendall for a term of five years. Effective January 22, 2019.

Mrs. Deborah Brown has been appointed Pastoral Administrator of St. John the Baptist Parish, Alden for a term of three years. Effective January 3, 2019.

Rev. Msgr. Vincent J. Becker has been appointed Priest Moderator of St. John the Baptist Parish, Alden. Effective January 22, 2019.

Rev. Sean E. DiMaria has been appointed Pastor of St. John Paul II Parish, Lake View for a term of six years. Effective January 31, 2019.

Rev. Victor Ibhawa has been appointed Administrator of Blessed Trinity Parish, Buffalo for a term of three years. Effective January 1, 2019.

Rev. Robert W. Wardenski has been reappointed Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, East Aurora for a third term of six years. Effective January 14, 2019.

Rev. Michael P. Zuffoletto has been appointed Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Buffalo for a term of six years. Effective January 6, 2019.

Rev. Paul D. Seil has been appointed Chaplain to the Buffalo Fire Department. Effective December 19, 2018.

Rev. Sean E. DiMaria has been appointed a member of the Priests' Personnel Board. Effective January 1, 2019.

Rev. Gregory M. Faulhaber has been appointed a member of the Priests' Personnel Board. Effective January 1, 2019.