Rev. Msgr. Richard W. Siepka

Director of Spiritual Formation



M.A., Duquesne University, 1991 (Formative Spirituality)
S.T.L., The Pontifical Gregorian University, 1983 (Biblical Theology)
S.T.B., The Pontifical Gregorian University, 1981
B.A., Wadhams Hall Seminary-College, 1978 (Philosophy)

Seminary Experience

Director of Seminarians, Diocese of Buffalo (1996-2008)
President-Rector, Christ the King Seminary (1996-2008)
Faculty Member, Christ the King Seminary (1996-2008)
President-Rector, Wadhams Hall Seminary-College (1992-1996)
Director, Spiritual Formation Program, Wadhams Hall Seminary-College (1989-1992)
Faculty Member, Wadhams Hall Seminary-College (1988-1996)
Director, Community Service Program, Wadhams Hall Seminary-College (1988-1992)

Ministerial Duties

Director, Committee for the Continuing Formation of Priests, Diocese of Buffalo (1996-2014)
Pastor, St. Andrew's Church, Kenmore, NY (2008-2014)
Parochial Vicar, Christ the King Church, Snyder, NY (1987-1988)
Parochial Vicar, St. Andrew's Church, Kenmore, NY (1983-1987)


Member, Catholic Biblical Association (since 1983)
Board of Directors, Catholic Seminary Alumni Association, Diocese of Buffalo (since 1996)
Member, Executive Committee of the NCEA Religious Education Department (2006-2011)
Member, Executive Committee of the NCEA Seminary Department (2000-2008)

Buffalo Seminary School