St. Placid Mission is a Benedictine Community, which is to say we follow the Rule of St. Benedict, pray together and extend the Benedictine presence to the local community in Buffalo, NY and its surrounding communities.

  • We are an Independent Sacramental Church.
  • We are a traditional Liberal Catholic church in the Celtic tradition.
  • We are financially independently – the Priest Celebrate does not get paid.
  • Our parent church is the Holy Celtic Church International.
  • Our Primus, the Rt Revd Dom Alistair Bate OSBA (csr), MA Div. 
  • Our Bishop, Vicar Apostolic for North America is Bp Sean OSBA (csr).

Our Public Services

  • Celebration of the Most Holy Eucharist
  • Sacraments
  • Vespers
  • Service of Healing
  • Prime & Compline
  • Burial of the Dead

Welcome! PAX!

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