Bishop Michael Fisher has some fun on the Notre Dame Academy playground during his recent visit. The bishop stopped by the South Buffalo elementary school to meet the young students. Photo courtesy of Notre Dame Academy Buffalo’s 15th shepherd, Bishop Michael Fisher, spent some time visiting both campuses of Notre Dame Academy. He got to […]
On April 20, former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of in the death of George Floyd, who was killed during an arrest in Minneapolis last May. Bishop Michael Fisher released the following statement calling peace and equality. “Today’s verdict of accountability in the tragic killing of George Floyd is an important step in […]
Photos from the Chrism Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral in downtown Buffalo. Priests across the Diocese join Bishop Michael W. Fisher as he blessed the Oil of Catechumens, the Oil of the Sick, and consecrate the Sacred Chrism for the upcoming year. Photos by David Chriswell.
Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week as Catholics across the world commemorate and remember the last week of Jesus’ life. All liturgies at St. Joseph Cathedral will be live-streamed on their Youtube Channel during Holy Week.
In between Zoom sessions for the diocese’s first Virtual Youth Conference, a special Youth Mass was celebrated by Bishop Michael Fisher on Saturday afternoon at St. Joseph Cathedral. The readings for the second week of Lent involved mountaintop experiences. The bishop spoke similar experience he had that led him to follow Jesus. During his homily, […]
Catechumens gather in the sanctuary of St. Joseph Cathedral during the Rite of Election. The rite is the culmination of study and prayer that brings people into the Catholic Church. Photo courtesy of St. Joseph Cathedral On Sunday, the Winters family completed an important step in their journey, both physical and spiritual, to join the […]
Bishop Michael Fisher pours holy oil on the new altar of St. Michael Parish in Warsaw. Blessing a new altar is a rare event. This is only the third time Bishop Fisher has conducted such a rite. There was joy in Warsaw this weekend as Bishop Michael Fisher blessed the new altar at St. Michael […]
Bishop Michael Fisher addresses nearly 60 confirmation candidates and their families at St. Amelia Parish in Tonawanda . This marked Bishop Fisher’s first confirmation celebration since coming to the Diocese of Buffalo. (Photo by Patrick J. Buechi) Bishop Michael Fisher celebrated the sacrament of confirmation for the first time in his new diocese on Feb. […]
Bishop Michael Fisher receives some gifts after visiting St. Stephen Parish on Grand Island. Father Raymond Corbin and former Buffalo Sabre Larry Playflair presented the bishop with a cross made by St. Stephen’s students, some candy and a Buffalo Sabres gift bag. Photo courtesy of St. Stephen Parish Bishop Michael Fisher continues to make his […]