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Diocese of

Buffalo

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 16,511 km²

Population: 729,525 Catholics (47.5% of 1,537,083 total) (2015)

Statistics: 163 parishes, 4 missions, 398 priests (298 diocesan, 100 religious), 140 deacons, 850 lay religious (130 brothers, 720 sisters), 36 seminarians (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: New York

Neighbouring Dioceses: Saint Catharines (←), Rochester (→), Erie (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Joseph

Address: Catholic Center, 795 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14203-1250, USA

Phone: +1 (716) 847-5500

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (212)

Saint Catharines (←), Rochester (→), Erie (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.05.29 – ...):Bishop Richard Joseph Malone (72)Bishop Richard Joseph Malone (72)
Auxiliary Bishop (1989.11.22 – ...):Bishop Edward Michael Grosz (74)Bishop Edward Michael Grosz (74)

Titular Bishop of Morosbisdus

Ordinaries

Bishops of Buffalo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Richard Joseph Malone (72)Bishop Richard Joseph Malone (72)Permalink
(2012.05.29 – ...)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA)

Live the truth in love

Born:1946.03.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1972.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.01

Titular Bishop of Aptuca (2000.01.27 – 2004.02.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA) (2000.01.27 – 2004.02.10)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (2004.02.10 – 2012.05.29)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (2012.05.29 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Portland in Maine (USA) (2012.07.17 – 2013.12.18)

Bishop Edward Urban Kmiec (82)Bishop Edward Urban Kmiec (82)Permalink
(2004.10.28 – 2012.05.29)

Bishop emeritus of Buffalo (USA)

Charity and service

Born:1936.06.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1982.11.03

Titular Bishop of Simidicca (1982.08.26 – 1992.10.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trenton (USA) (1982.08.26 – 1992.10.13)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1992.10.13 – 2004.08.12)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (2004.10.28 – 2012.05.29)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Henry Joseph Mansell (81)Bishop Henry Joseph Mansell (81) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.04.18 – 2003.10.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Hartford (USA)

Blessed be God

Born:1937.10.10 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1993.01.06

Titular Bishop of Marazanæ (1992.11.24 – 1995.04.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of New York (USA) (1992.11.24 – 1995.04.18)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1995.04.18 – 2003.10.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Hartford (USA) (2003.10.20 – 2013.10.29)

Bishop Edward Dennis HeadPermalink
(1973.01.23 – 1995.04.18)

Charity seeks not her own

Born:1919.08.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1945.01.27
Consecrated Bishop:1970.03.19
Died:2005.03.29 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Árd Sratha (1970.01.27 – 1973.01.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of New York (USA) (1970.01.27 – 1973.01.23)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1973.01.23 – 1995.04.18)

Bishop James Aloysius McNultyPermalink
(1963.02.12 – 1972.09.04)

To Jesus through Mary

Born:1900.01.16 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1925.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1947.10.07
Died:1972.09.04 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Methone (1947.08.02 – 1953.04.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA) (1947.08.02 – 1953.04.09)

Bishop of Paterson (USA) (1953.04.09 – 1963.02.12)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1963.02.12 – 1972.09.04)

Bishop Joseph Aloysius BurkePermalink
(1952.02.09 – 1962.10.16)

Let your will be done

Born:1886.08.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1912.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:1943.06.29
Died:1962.10.16 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Vita (1943.04.20 – 1952.02.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1943.04.20 – 1952.02.09)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1952.02.09 – 1962.10.16)

Bishop John Francis O’Hara, C.S.C. (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1945.03.10 – 1951.11.28)

Non devias ipsa sequens

Born:1888.05.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1916.09.09
Consecrated Bishop:1940.01.15
Created Cardinal:1958.12.15
Died:1960.08.28 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Mylasa (1939.12.11 – 1945.03.10)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1945.03.10 – 1951.11.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia (USA) (1951.11.28 – 1960.08.28)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio (1958.12.18 – 1960.08.28)

Bishop John Aloysius DuffyPermalink
(1937.01.05 – 1944.09.27)

Sapientia desursum / Wisdom from above / Desire wisdom

Born:1884.10.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1908.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1933.06.29
Died:1944.09.27 († 59)

Bishop of Syracuse (USA) (1933.04.21 – 1937.01.05)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1937.01.05 – 1944.09.27)

Bishop William TurnerPermalink
(1919.03.10 – 1936.07.10)

Dominus regit me / The Lord rules me

Born:1871.04.08 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1893.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:1919.03.30
Died:1936.07.10 († 65)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1919.03.10 – 1936.07.10)

Bishop Dennis Joseph Dougherty (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1915.12.09 – 1918.05.01)

Crucis in signo vinces

Born:1865.08.16 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1890.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1903.06.14
Created Cardinal:1921.03.07
Died:1951.05.31 († 85)

Bishop of Nueva Segovia (Philippines) (1903.06.12 – 1908.06.21)

Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1908.06.21 – 1915.12.09)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1915.12.09 – 1918.05.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia (USA) (1918.05.01 – 1951.05.31)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo (1921.03.10 – 1951.05.31)

Bishop Charles Henry ColtonPermalink
(1903.06.10 – 1915.05.09)

God is with us

Born:1848.10.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1876.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1903.08.24
Died:1915.05.09 († 66)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1903.06.10 – 1915.05.09)

Bishop James Edward Quigley (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1896.12.12 – 1903.01.08)

Go to Joseph

Born:1854.10.15 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1879.04.13
Consecrated Bishop:1897.02.24
Died:1915.07.10 († 60)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1896.12.12 – 1903.01.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chicago (USA) (1903.01.08 – 1915.07.10)

Bishop Stephen Michael Vincent Ryan, C.M.Permalink
(1868.03.03 – 1896.04.10)

The Lord sent me to preach the Gospel to the poor

Born:1826.01.01 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1849.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1868.11.08
Died:1896.04.10 († 70)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1868.03.03 – 1896.04.10)

Bishop John Timon, C.M.Permalink
(1847.04.23 – 1867.04.16)

Protect me under the shadow of your arms

Born:1797.02.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1826.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1847.10.17
Died:1867.04.16 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Vera (1839.05.17 – 1840.04.12 not possessed)

Coadjutor Bishop of Saint Louis (USA) (1839.05.17 – 1840.04.12 not possessed)

Prefect Apostolic of Texas (USA) (1840.04.12 – 1841.07.10)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1847.04.23 – 1867.04.16)

Former Prelates


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