Our Listening Sessions for Phase 1 of our Diocesan Synod will conclude at the end of May, but there are still plenty of valuable opportunities for you be heard. Here are some of the Sessions remaining:

  • May 23rd at 6:30 at St. Vincent de Paul  – open to everyone
  • May 24th at 5:30 at the Catholic Center downtown  – open to everyone
  • Mat 25th at 6:30 at Holy Cross – for the Hispanic community
  • May 26th at 5:30 at Our Lady of Hope –  for the African community
  • May 31st at 7:00 at St. Leo the Great – for those affected by divorce
  • June 1st at 6:30 at Our Lady of Hope –  for the Asian community
  • June 2nd at 6:30 at St. Joseph University – for the LGBTQ community

Please check the Diocesan website for more details at www.buffalodiocese.org. And remember that Phase 2 will include all Parish Families of the Diocese.


Mission statement of the Diocesan Synod:

… we recall that the purpose of the Synod, and therefore of this consultation, is not to produce documents, but “to plant dreams, draw forth prophecies and visions, allow hope to flourish, inspire trust, bind up wounds, weave together relationships, awaken a dawn of hope, learn from one another and create a bright resourcefulness that willenlighten minds, warm hearts, give strength to our hands …