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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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    February 16, 2018

    Bishop Scharfenberger Announces Pastoral, Deacon Assignments

    Bishop Edward Scharfenberger has announced the following pastoral and deacon assignments: Very Rev. Michael Cambi, E.V., has been appointed Temporary Priest Administrator

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    February 13, 2018

    Bishop Scharfenberg to Distribute Ashes in Albany and Troy on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14

    Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will administer ashes during Masses at two different locations on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, the official start of the Lenten season for Roman Catholics and many other Christians worldwide.

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    February 06, 2018

    Diocese Launches New Website

    The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany this week launched a completely redesigned website in an effort to streamline existing information, provide more intuitive navigation, and create moments of “encounter” for visitors to www.rcda.org. The new website, which is mobile-friendly and includes a dynamic search of the 126 parishes throughout...

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