Welcome!

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 all. 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
  • BRICK NJ: Celebration of 200 Years of Marriage!
    On Sunday, 23 August 2015, Archbishop Michael made an annual Archpastoral visit to the Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Brick, NJ. After the Divine Liturgy, His Eminence presented gramotas (reco …
  • BUFFALO NY: Church Listed on National Register of Historic Places
    Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, the oldest Orthodox Christian Church in Buffalo NY, is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This is excellent news not only for the parish but …
  • Happy Birthday
    Saturday, 29 August, marks the occasion of the birthday His Eminence, Archbishop Michael. Of all the things that can be said about our beloved “Vladika” perhaps the most concise is that he is very wel …
  • A NOTE FROM FATHER JOSEPH CHUPECK
    June 15, 2015: Dearly Beloved Archbishop Michael, devoted Clergy and all the Faithful of our Diocese and neighbors: Bless Master! My words to you all are late in coming, for only now my health and int …
  • 2015 ANNUAL DIOCESAN ASSEMBLY
    Archbishop Michael, in conjunction with the Diocesan Council, has scheduled the Annual Diocesan Assembly to be convened on 10-11 November 2015 at Saints Peter and Paul Church in South River NJ. As a s …