Bishop Richard J. Malone has reappointed Father Angelo M. Chimera pastor of All Saints Parish, Buffalo, for a second term of six years. His appointment was effective June 29.
A priest for more than 47 years, Father Chimera graduated from both St. John Vianney Seminary, East Aurora, and Canisius College, Buffalo, earning a bachelor's degree and two master's degrees. He also attended Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and the Vatican II Institute in Menlo Park, Calif.
Following his ordination in 1969, he served as administrator at Blessed Sacrament, Delevan, followed by parochial vicar assignments at St. Teresa of the Infant Jesus, Niagara Falls; Our Lady of Loretto, Buffalo; and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Orchard Park. He received his first pastorate in 1988 when Bishop Edward D. Head named him pastor of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Buffalo. In 2010, Bishop Edward U. Kmiec named him pastor at All Saints.
Father Chimera also has served as an advocate in the Marriage Tribunal, and as chaplain for the Air National Guard.