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Bishop Scharfenberger appoints Chief Operating Officer for Diocese of Buffalo

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Posted at 1:01 PM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 13:09:26-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Bishop Edward Scharfenberger announced Wednesday that he has appointed Sister Mary McCarrick, OSF, as Chief Operating Officer of the Diocese of Buffalo.

According to a news release issued by the Diocese, Sister Mary was formerly the Diocesan Director of Catholic Charities of Buffalo from 2010 through 2018.

“We’re delighted to welcome Sister Mary McCarrick, a person of long accomplishment, superior administrative capabilities and uncommon insight, as we form this new Leadership Team to lead the Diocese of Buffalo into an era of renewal, growth and even greater impact,” said Bishop Scharfenberger, Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese. “Sister Mary, along with the other members of the Leadership Team, will be identifying best practices here and elsewhere, capturing efficiencies and working to ensure that we are providing our parishes with every essential support they need to serve, minister and advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ across Western New York.”