On consecutive weekends in June, Bishop Edward U. Kmiec will president over ordinations at St. Joseph Cathedral in downtown Buffalo.
On June 2, three men will be ordained to the priesthood: Rev. Mr. Seán Paul Fleming, Rev. Mr. Andrew Russell Lauricella and Rev. Mr. Jeffrey Louis Nowak.
The following weekend, June 9, the bishop will ordain five men as permanent deacons: David E. Clabeaux, John H. Hendricks, Alejandro D. Manunta, Richard R. Stachura, Jr. and Edward M. Zablocki.
The ordination Masses will begin at 10 a.m.
The newly-ordained priests and permanent deacons will learn their assignments from the bishop on the day of their ordinations.
Learn more about priestly vocations in the Diocese of Buffalo.
Learn more about the permanent diaconate in the Diocese of Buffalo.