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Marriage & Family Life

Bishop Scharfenberger's message to couples celebrating milestone anniversaries at The 46th Annual Diocesan Marriage Jubilee, Sunday, October 7th, 2018, at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany.

SAVE THE DATE: The 47th Annual Diocesan Marriage Jubilee will take place on October 20, 2019, at the Cathedral, at 2 pm. 

Marriage and Family Life support is provided to both parishes and individuals.

Marriage ministries in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany include Marriage formation and preparation programs (precana, vocation awareness), Natural Family Planning resources, marriage enrichment resources and programing, as well as support for those with struggling marriages and healing for those whose marriage has ended.  Family ministries programing includes parenting, Communication workshops for all ages, Catholic identity and tradition workshops. Resources and support available for healthy family relationships, family as domestic church, family prayer and devotions.