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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 15, 2019

    Bishop Announces Pastoral Appointments

    Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has announced the following pastoral assignments; all are effective July 1, 2019

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    June 10, 2019

    BISHOP SCHARFENBERGER TO ORDAIN THREE NEW PRIESTS FOR ALBANY DIOCESE JUNE 15

    Deacons Samuel Bellafiore, Kyle Eads and Michael Melanson 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 15, at 11 a.m.

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    May 21, 2019

    Diocese responds to press conference

    Following is a statement by Mary DeTurris Poust, Director of Communications for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, in response to today’s Jeff Anderson press conference

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