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. BUSES ARE AVAILABLE FOR TRAVEL, PLEASE VIEW THE EVENT PAGE FOR MORE INFO. The buses on the list will depart from various locations within the Diocese of Albany, and meet at the March for Life to march as a Diocese with Bishop Scharfenberger.
Let's Rebuild Our Church: A candid, constructive and respectful conversation about how the laity and clergy can rebuild the Roman Catholic Church in the wake of the sexual abuse crisis. THE HESBURGH LECTURE: Embracing the Joy of the Gospel in a Church in Crisis by Dr. Matt Ashley, University of Notre Dame. PANEL DISCUSSION WITH Q&A: The Church Crisis and a Path Forward. MODERATOR: Jaclyn A. Brilling, Esq., Member of the Review Boards for the Albany Catholic Diocese and Franciscan Conventual Province. PANELISTS: Dr. Matt Ashley, University of Notre Dame, Prof. Kelly D’Souza, Siena College, Mr. Paul A. Ehmann, A Survivor’s Voice, Fr. Tom Konopka, Counseling Center of the Albany Catholic Diocese. The afternoon will conclude with a Vigil Mass at 4 p.m. celebrated by Albany Bishop Edward Scharfenberger in the Siena College Chapel; reception to follow. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Sponsored by: University of Notre Dame Alumni and Clubs of Northeastern New York & the Triple Cities; Siena College Mission Office and Franciscan Center for Catholic Studies. RSVP:www.siena.edu/fccs/register