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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
  • PASCHA: The Resurrection of our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ
    This is the day of resurrection! Let us be illumined by the feast! Let us embrace each other! Let us call “brothers” even those that hate us, and forgive all by the resurrection, and so let us cry: “C …
  • Great and Holy Saturday
    The great Moses mystically foreshadowed this day when he said: “God blessed the seventh day.” This is the blessed Sabbath; this is the day of rest, on which the only-begotten Son of God rested from al …
  • Great and Holy Friday
    Today He who hung the earth upon the waters is hung upon the tree of the cross.  The King of the Angels is adorned with a crown of thorns.  He who wraps the heavens in clouds is wrapped in a purple ro …
  • Great and Holy Thursday
    When Your glorious disciples were enlightened at the washing of their feet before the supper, then the impious Judas was darkened by the disease of avarice, and to the lawless judges he betrayed You, …

  • As the Savior went to his passion, he said to his friends: “Everyone will know that you are my disciples if you have love for one another. Be at peace with one another and with every one. Be of humble …