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Information on Ramon Aymerich

The Buffalo News reported this morning that the Diocese of Buffalo has added the name of an Episcopal priest with ties to the Diocese of Western New York to its list of clergy and former clergy who are the subjects of credible claims of child sexual abuse. The Rev. Ramon Aymerich, who now lives in…

Alfred Price Honored with Bishop Walter Decoster Dennis Award

Alfred D. Price, longtime deputy to General Convention and leader in the Diocese of Western New York was given the Bishop Walter Decoster Dennis Award by the Union of Black Episcopalians at its annual conference in late July in Los Angeles. The award, named for a former bishop suffragan of New York who was also…

New Diaconal Formation Program in 2020

The Dioceses of Northwestern Pennsylvania and Western New York have developed a new joint deacon formation program that will begin in the fall of 2020. The process of creating the program began in 2017, said Canon Vanessa Butler, who oversees the ordination process on the bishop’s staff. “Our Joint Board of Examining Chaplains, which started…