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March for Life 2020


March for Life Meetup

Gather with Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of the Diocese of Albany near the corner of 9th Street NW and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington D.C., at 12:15 PM to march together at the 47th Annual March for Life, January 24, 2020.


Bus Information

The buses on this list will depart from the locations listed below within the Diocese of Albany, and meet at the March for Life to march as a Diocese with Bishop Scharfenberger.

Please contact one of the bus coordinators below to reserve your bus seat or for more info.

Note: On the day of the March for Life, Friday, January 24, the Diocese of Albany will be gathering at 12:15 PM near a corner of 9th Street NW and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC like last year. We will then proceed together with groups from our diocese and Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger under our diocesan banner to the March for Life.

Knights of Columbus Assembly #2253 will subsidize the ticket for those who cannot afford it; contact Neil Wallace; njwallace52@yahoo.com; 518-634-2028. Check rcda.org/life or facebook.com/RCDARespectLife for updates. Please join us and share the opportunity! Thank you.

Albany; Rensselaer; Catskill

Christ the King Church, Albany
Departs Rensselaer, Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:00 PM. Returns Saturday, Jan. 25, 1:30 AM. Dr. Philip & Barbara Fraterrigo: 518-456-3998; cell: 518-221-6776; pbfrat@hotmail.com. Bus: $60. This parish bus will be available at stops in Rensselaer, Albany, and Catskill.

Oneonta; Stamford; Hamden; Walton; Sidney; Hancock

Sacred Heart Church, Stamford
Departs Oneonta, Thursday, Jan. 23, 11:30 AM, and staying overnight at no charge at a Knights of Columbus hall, with breakfast provided and bagged lunch (bring a sleeping bag, etc.). Returns Friday, Jan. 24, late at night. Contact Chrissy to register: 607-652-7170 ext. 102. Contact Paul Wenner for details on the trip: 607-652-4055; paul.j.wenner@gmail.com. The bus will stop for dinners. Bus: $73. This parish bus will be available in Oneonta, Stamford, Hamden, and Walton.

Sacred Heart Church, Sidney
There is now another bus which will start in Oneonta, stop in Sidney, and Hancock.  It will
leave Oneonta at 9:45 PM, Jan. 23, 2020, leave Sidney about 10:30 PM, and leave Hancock
11:30 PM. The bus will return around midnight Jan. 24, 2020.  Costs:  Adults $50., Seniors $40.,
students (high school & college) $25. For information call Gene Walsh: 607-563-3400. This parish bus will be available in Oneonta, Sidney, and Hancock.


Departs Wynantskill, Thursday, Jan. 23, returns Friday night, Jan. 24. Includes hotel. Prices range: $179 - $259. Contact Colleen Reynolds for more info.: Irishgrl219@yahoo.com; 518-428-6965

Opportunity for Morning Mass

Please join our beloved Shepherd, Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, with the Knights and Dames of Malta and faithful from the Dioceses of Albany and Buffalo for a mass the Bishop will celebrate that is open to the public at the March for Life.  

Date and time: Friday, January 24, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Location: Saint Patrick Catholic Church, 619 Tenth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001

This event is titled: "American Association Order of Malta Mass for the March for Life", and the Knights and Dames of Malta are the main hosts for this event. We thank them for their generosity and hospitality.

Visit marchforlife.org for more information on the 2020 March for Life.