Welcome to St. Paul's Cathedral!
139 Pearl Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
Office & Mailing:
4 Cathedral Park, Buffalo, NY 14202
Office Hours: 9 am - 5 pm, M-F
9 am - 4 pm, M-F Summer Hours
(Memorial Day - Labor Day)
We are eager to share with you all that the Cathedral has to offer!
You'll find inspiring architecture, music, and preaching - and perhaps a church to call "home."
We are happy to assist you personally with any questions, and our clergy also wants to greet you. We want you to feel at home!
~ St. Paul's offers hospitality, healing and hope to all, and especially our Buffalo community, in the name of Jesus Christ who welcomes all people - no exception.
~ St. Paul's has many ways for you to meet people and share in the life of the Cathedral.
~Our Clergy is available to you for confidential pastoral counseling and spiritual direction.
The people of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral
strive to be a beacon of God's love
in Western New York through
transformative worship, inclusive fellowship,
and active service in partnership
with the wider community.
Location Map & Parking at the Cathedral
Sunday Services at 10:00 am
are available through our
HOLY WEEK & EASTER
Palm Sunday – March 28th
10:00 am – Live Streamed Palm Sunday Service
We begin Holy Week with a joyous tone as we shout “hosanna” as we recall Jesus’ entry through the gates of Jerusalem. In addition to the Liturgy of the Palms, the choir will sing: "Hosanna to the Son of David" by Gibbons and "Drop, drop, slow tears" by Graham Ross.
11:00 am – In-person Palm Sunday in Cathedral Park
In addition to our live-streamed service at 10:00 am, we will offer a thirty-minute Liturgy of the Palms in Cathedral Park at 11:00 am. We will read and reflect on Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem to begin our walk to the cross this Holy Week. After the palms are blessed, we will shout hosanna as we parade around Cathedral Park. Please wear a mask and honor social distance. To register for this service, please click here.
Maundy Thursday – April 1st
7:00 pm – Live Streamed Maundy Thursday Service
On this holy evening, we will join Jesus and his disciples in the Upper Room to remember the Last Supper. The choir will sing: "In Monte oliveti" by Gesualdo. Please pick up your pre-consecrated Communion to have as part of this service. Call Teresa Carter in the Cathedral Office (716.855.0900) to make arrangements.
Good Friday – April 2nd
10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Prayers at the Foot of the Cross in Cathedral Park
As we observe God’s sacrificial act on the cross, all are invited to drop by Cathedral Park where a wooden cross will be erected for prayer and meditation. A self-guided prayer handout will be provided.
5:00 pm – Stations of the Cross on Cathedral Campus
We will remember Jesus’ walk to Calvary by walking in procession around the Cathedral campus with a cross stopping for prayer, scripture and reflection along the way. This service will be an hour in length. Please wear a mask and honor social distance. To register for this service, please click here. For those unable to physically attend, the Stations of the Cross will be live streamed on Facebook.
Holy Saturday – April 3rd
We will join Jesus in the tomb with those across the partnership dioceses. https://episcopalpartnership.org/
Easter Day – April 4th
10:00 am – Live Streamed Celebration
of the Resurrection
He is risen! This service will be particularly festive to celebrate the Christ’s resurrection. The choir will sing “Aeterna Christi munera” by Palestrina – the first mass setting sung since the pandemic started. For the offertory anthem, the choir will sing “I know that my Redeemer liveth" by Cecilia McDowall.
4:30 pm – Easter Evening Celebration
in Cathedral Park
At this celebratory service, we will walk with the risen Christ on the road to Emmaus. As he did on that first Easter evening, he will be known to us through the breaking of bread as we celebrate Holy Communion. We will sing “alleluia” to celebrate new life as Easter hymns are offered. Please bring a chair, wear a mask and honor social distance. To register for this service, please click here.