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Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany
Press Releases

New Administrative and Pastoral Appointments Announced
June 30, 2017

Bishop Scharfenberger Announces New Position to Focuson Evangelization in Family and Parish Life
June 30, 2017

Bishop Scharfenberger Announces Pastoral and Administrative Assignments
June 02, 2017

100th Anniversary Celebration, Centennial Medallion Presentations
May 25, 2017

Diocese’s Challenge to Cuomo Administration Abortion Mandate Heard in State Supreme Court in Albany Today
May 23, 2017

Bishop Scharfenberger to Ordain Four New Deacons for Albany Diocese at Cathedral On May 20
May 17, 2017

Bishop Scharfenberger Announces New Superintendent of Schools for Diocese Giovanni Virgiglio is First “Homegrown” Superintendent to Serve in Post
May 15, 2017

Bishop Scharfenberger Announces Pastoral and Administrative Assignments, Including Vicar General, Cathedral Administrator,
and Superintendent of Schools

May 12, 2017

Bishop Scharfenberger to Celebrate Mass at Auriesville Shrine to Mark 100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions
May 02, 2017

Bishop Edward Scharfenberger’s Holy Week and Easter Schedule
April 04, 2017

Bishop Edward Scharfenberger, Local Priests to Hear ConfessionsFor 24 Hours Straight At Sacred Heart Church in Troy April 7-8
April 03, 2017

Bishop Edward Scharfenberger to Distribute Ashes in Albany, Troy and Oneonta on Ash Wednesday, March 1
February 27, 2017

Bishop Scharfenberger Issues Statement in Response to Recent Planned Parenthood Rallies
February 13, 2017

Bishop Scharfenberger of Albany Joins Legislators Calling for Justice for Farmworkers
February 06, 2017

Diocese of Albany to Live Stream Midnight Mass from The Cathedral With Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger on Christmas Eve
December 19, 2016

Diocese of Albany’s Catholic School Office, 22 Catholic Schools Receive Accreditation from AdvancED
October 14, 2016

Spritual Resilience and the Ill or Aging Person
October 04, 2016

Faithful Citizenship Is Only Approved Catholic Voter Guide
September 26, 2016

Putting the Mass in the Palm of your hands
September 19, 2016

Evening of Prayer for Peace in our Nation
July 08, 2016

Bishop Scharfenberger Ordains Four New Priests For Albany Diocese
June 20, 2016

Bishop Scharfenberger to Ordain Four New Priests for the Albany Diocese
June 14, 2016

Multiple Locations and Live Streaming Mark “Reboot” Of Annual Conference That Draws Hundreds of Catholics From Region
May 13, 2016

Albany Diocese Seeks Reversal of Unconstitutional Abortion Insurance Mandates
May 10, 2016

2016 Beacon of Hope Ball to Raise Scholarship Funds for Catholic School Children in Diocese of Albany
April 19, 2016

Albany Bishop Scharfenberger Comments on Pope's Exhortation
April 08, 2016

Bishop Scharfenberger’s Holy Week and Easter Schedule
March 22, 2016

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Pastor to Hear Confessions for 24 Hours Straight
March 03, 2016

Bishop Accepts Recommendation to Close St. Augustine School
February 22, 2016

Catholic School Students, Educators to Be Honored At Mass Celebrated By Bishop Scharfenberger to Mark National Catholic Schools Week
January 27, 2016

Bishop Scharfenberger Ordans Transitional Deacon Francis Vivacqua II
January 09, 2016

Bishop Scharfenberger to Open Holy Door December 13
December 09, 2015

Bishop Scharfenberger Issues Statement on Syrian Refugee Crisis
November 20, 2015

Bishop Announces Episcopal Vicars
November 05, 2015

Office of Parish Services Provides Critical Link between Diocese, Parishes
November 05, 2015

Testimony of Bishop Scharfenberger on civil legal services for poor and vulnerable
October 14, 2015

Catholic Schools In Region Step Back From Common Core, Put Renewed Focus On Students Over Test Results
October 2, 2015

Bishop Scharfenberger’s Statement On Pope Francis’ Decision To Simplify The Process For Declaration Of Invalidity, Popularly Called “Annulment"
September 09, 2015

God is Ready to Forgive and Heal Now!
September 01, 2015

Bishop Scharfenberger Announces Changes to Diocesan Communications Office
August 14, 2015

St. Augustine’s School in Lansingburgh to Remain Open
July 20, 2015

Bishop Scharfenberger Issues Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Same-sex Marriage
June 26, 2015

Albany Diocese, led by Bishop Scharfenberger, to observe Fortnight for Freedom
June 22, 2015

Widowed father of three ordained a priest of Albany Diocese
June 20, 2015

Close to 300 attend ordination of four new deacons of Diocese of Albany
May 23, 2015

Four men to be ordained as deacons for Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany
May 22, 2015

Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany and Catholic Charities Respond to Nepal Earthquake
May 08, 2015

Spring Enrichment 2015 expects more than 700 Catholics to assemble over four days
May 07, 2015

Bishop Scharfenberger launches 61st Annual Bishop’s Appeal
April 22, 2015