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Media-Press Center

The Office of Communications handles all media and public affairs for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany.

If you are a journalist and would like information and/or comments, or would like to schedule an interview with Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger or another diocesan official, please contact the Office of Communications.


News Releases

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    June 14, 2021

    Bishop Scharfenberger Announces Administrative, Pastoral Assignments

    Bishop Scharfenberger has announced the following administrative and pastoral assignments:

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    June 10, 2021

    Bishop Scharfenberger to Ordain Five New Priests for Albany Diocese June 19

    Deacons Matthew Duclos, Kyle Gorenski, Daniel McHale, Nathaniel Resila, and Stephen Yusko will be ordained to the priesthood for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger at a Mass and Rite of Ordination at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany on Saturday, June 19, at 11 a.m. The ordination will be livestreamed on the diocesan website at www.rcda.org/livestream.

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    June 09, 2021

    Bishop Scharfenberger announces new pastoral appointment

    Bishop Edward Scharfenberger has announced the following pastoral assignment: Father Steve Matthews has been appointed pastor of St. James Church, Chatham; St. John the Baptist Church, Valatie, and Church of St. Joseph, Stuyvesant Falls and Stottville, effective July 1, 2021.

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