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Christ is In Our Midst! He is and shall be!

Welcome to Saints Peter and Paul, a small yet vibrant Orthodox Christian community, located in the Lovejoy neighborhood of Buffalo, NY.

Founded by eight, dedicated Christians in 1894, Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church is one of the oldest parishes of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA), Diocese of New York and New Jersey.

If you are in search of a spiritual home, please visit us. Our doors and our hearts are open to you. Come! Learn and share along with us the Orthodox Christian Faith. Services are conducted in both English and Church Slavonic. We hope you will find our Divine services edifying, our social gatherings enjoyable, and parish life to be meaningful.

Latest News from New York and New Jersey Diocese
  • MAPLEWOOD (WATERVLIET) NY: Celebration of Saint Basil the Great
    Archbishop Michael visited Saint Basil Orthodox Church in Maplewood NY for evening Vespers on Saturday, 31 December 2016, and for a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on the following Sunday (New Year’s Day) …
  • 2016 GIRLS RETREAT HELD NOVEMBER 11-13, 2016
    Over 20 young women in grades 7-12 gathered at Saint Basil Academy in Garrison NY from November 11-13, 2016 for the Third Annual Girls Retreat. "Iconography: Windows into Heaven" was the the …
  • 2017 DISTINGUISHED DIOCESAN BENEFACTORS
    Thanks to the sacrificial generosity of DDBs from throughout the diocese and beyond, over $831,000 was contributed during the first six years (2011-2016) of the program! Last year a record-breaking to …
  • “The Mystery of the Diaconate”
    The Annual Diocesan Altar Server Retreat will be held at Saint Basil Academy in Garrison NY from February 10-12, 2017. It is designed for altar servers of all ages! The main focus of this annual retre …
  • ONEONTA NY: News from Saint Innocent Mission Parish
    Father Vasil Dubee, parish rector of Saint Innocent of Alaska Mission Parish in Oneonta NY, reports: “We have had some wonderful happenings at our Mission. We purchased 5.1 acres of land for the futur …