Rev. Msgr. Paul A. Litwin

Adjunct Professor of Canon Law




J.C.L. Catholic University of America, 1990 (License in Canon Law) 
M.A. Christ the King Seminary, 1979 (Theology)
B.A. Wadhams Hall Seminary College, 1975 (Philosophy)

Professional Memberships

Canon Law Society of America (since 1988)
Eastern Regional Conference of Canonists (since 1990)
National Association of Pastoral Musicians (since 1978)
Church Musicians' Guild of Buffalo (since 1971)

Board Memberships

Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo
Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo
Catholic Charities of Buffalo
Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity
Cantalician Center for Learning
Numerous regional Catholic schools and housing corporations

Musical Training and Memberships

Organ student of Cecilia Roy Kenny (1968-1971)
Organ student of Max Elsberry (1971-1972)
Voice student of Arlene Elsberry (1972-1975)
Organist, Wadhams Hall Seminary College (1971-1975)
Director of Music and Organist, Christ the King Seminary (1975-1979)
The Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus (1980-2012)
The Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Chamber Ensemble Singers (1994-2012)
Chorister National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC (1988-1990)
Freudig Singers (1997-2002)
Buffalo Master Chorale (2012-2015)


Msgr. Litwin was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Buffalo in 1979.  He served as vice chancellor of the diocese from 1996-2006 and has served as chancellor since 2006.  Msgr. Litwin also has extensive musical training as an organist and vocalist and is currently a member of the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Chamber Ensemble Singers.

Buffalo Seminary School