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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
  • ARCHPASTORAL LETTER FOR THE BEGINNING OF GREAT LENT
    The season of the Great Fast (Lent) in preparation and anticipation of the joyous celebration of Our Lord's PASCHA begins on Monday, 19 February 2018. As we enter this holy season of increased pr …
  • 2018 LENTEN TEEN RETREAT
    Registration is now open for the 2018 Teen Retreat for those in Grades 7-12. The retreat will be held at Saint Basil's Academy in Garrison NY from Friday, March 16th – Sunday, March 18th. The ret …
  • WATERVLIET NY: Archpastoral Visit, Reader Tonsured
    On Sunday, 4 February 4 2018, Archbishop Michael visited Saint Basil’s Orthodox Church in Watervliet NY. During the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, Artёm Timofeev was tonsured as a “Reader.” Artёm and hi …
  • GREAT LENT BEGINS ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19th
    As we approach the season of spiritual renewal in Great Lent (through prayer, fasting, and charity) a wonderful instructional video by Archbishop Michael is available to us. In this concise eight-minu …
  • WEST POINT MILITARY ACADEMY
    On 21 January 2018, Archbishop Michael visited Saint Martin's Orthodox Chapel at West Point Military Academy and presented a Synodal Gramota to Archpriest Joseph Frawley in recognition of his 40 …