Welcome to Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, a small but very vibrant community of Orthodox Christians located in the Lovejoy section of Buffalo, NY. Saints Peter and Paul is one of the oldest parish in the Orthodox Church of America and our services are conducted in English and Church Slavonic.
If you are in search of spiritual home, please visit our church. Our doors and hearts are open to all who want to learn and share the Orthodox faith. We hope you find our parish life uplifting, our Divine Services edifying and social gatherings enjoyable.
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church is the oldest parish in the Niagara Frontier of the New York and New Jersey Diocese. Founded by eight dedicated men back 1894, Saints Peter and Paul has shared the “ups and downs” of the city of Buffalo.
Special Connection to Saint Tikhon of Moscow.
In 1903 SS. Peter and Paul received a bell cast from bronze which was made at the Chaplain Fulton Manufacturing Company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The bell was consecrated on April 23, 1903, by His Grace, The Most Reverend Archbishop Tikhon who came to America from St. Petersburg. Later he became a Patriarch of Moscow and was persecuted by the Soviet Regime. He was glorified a saint in 1980′s in the Orthodox Church.
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Latest News from New York and New Jersey Diocese
“JACOB’S WELL”: Summer/Fall 2014 Edition Available A new edition of the official diocesan publication, “Jacob’s Well,” is now available on-line! Printed copies of this highly acclaimed magazine have been sent to all parishes for distribution to paris …
DIOCESAN GIRLS RETREAT: 14-16 NOV 2014 A Diocesan Girls Retreat for those in grades 7-12 will take place at Saint Basil’s Academy in Garrison NY from Friday-Sunday, November 14-16, 2014. Saint Basil's Academy has beautiful grounds off …
RANDOLPH NJ: Parish Celebrates 50th Anniversary Holy Trinity Church, Randolph NJ, entered its 51st year in a glorious weekend (4-5 October 2015)! At a 50th Anniversary Great Vespers on Saturday evening, Bishop Michael blessed the renovated fellowsh …
ROCHESTER NY: Blessing of Animals A “Blessing of Animals” was held at Saint John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Rochester NY on Saturday, 4 October 2014. The parish’s Evangelism Task Force [ETF] delivered, by US Mail “Every Door Deliv …
Saturday & Eve of the Holy Days
Church Doors Open - 3:00 PM
Confessions - 3:30 PM
Vespers - 4:00 PM Sunday & Holy Days
Church Doors Open - 9:00 AM
Confessions - 9:30 AM
3d Hour - 9:45 AM
Divine Liturgy - 10:00 AM