Ordination 2018

Bishop Richard J. Malone will have the honor of ordaining four men to the priesthood on Saturday, June 2.  The special Mass will begin at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin St., Buffalo.  Daybreak TV Productions, the television entity of the Diocese of Buffalo, will provide a livestream and replay of the ordination which can be viewed or shared on their YouTube channel @DaybreakTV.

Read the press release

Learn about the journey of these men in four profile stories from the June Western New York Catholic. In addition, Daybreak recorded reflections from the men as they prepare for the Ordination Mass.

Deacon Peter Bassey: From Africa to Buffalo, Deacon Bassey is now where he belongs

Deacon Paul Cygan: Olean native realizes childhood dream at ordination

Deacon Peter Santandreu: Having seen the world, Santandreu will serve Buffalo

Deacon Gerard Skrzynski: Former computer engineer to join priesthood in June

Bishop Malone's "Consider This" New Priests episode

2017 Ordination Coverage:

A 'Day of Joy' for four new priests

Smiles at 2017 Ordination

Additional Features:

Bishop Malone to ordain four men to priesthood

Ordination Class of 2017 answers the call

These men are ready to become priests

Bishop Malone's "Consider This" I Am a Priest episode