Vicar for Religious
   
The Vicar for Religious serves as the liaison for the Diocesan Bishop to religious women and men ministering in the Diocese of Albany, responding to the needs of the Religious in the Diocese and raising consciousness about the service that Religious render in our Diocese.  The Vicar for Religious assists the Bishop in addressing the needs of religious communities and acting as a resource in response to his concerns and needs.  The Vicar strives to maintain and coordinate cooperation between the Bishop and the members of Religious Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life serving in the Diocese.

The Office of the Vicar for Religious is prepared to assist with canonical matters involving Religious Institutes and individual members.  It supports the religious and their contribution to the apostolate of the Diocese.

Fr. James Donlon
Vicar for Religious

40 North Main Avenue
Albany, New York 12203

Phone: (518) 453-6620