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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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    October 12, 2018

    Bishop Scharfenberger to Celebrate Annual White Mass Oct. 20

    Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will celebrate the annual White Mass for physicians, nurses, and other health care workers on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 400 Saratoga Road, Glenville.

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    September 28, 2018

    Nurturing Today’s Children with Grit and Heart

    “Why Kids Give Up, Fail to Initiate, and Lack Passion,” a free workshop sponsored by the Diocese of Albany Catholic School Office, will be presented by Dr. Randy Cale on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Madeleine Sophie School, 315 Carman Road, Schenectady.

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    September 19, 2018

    MORE THAN 3,000 CATHOLICS TO GATHER AT AURIESVILLE SHRINE SEPT. 22 FOR EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS LED BY BISHOP SCHARFENBERGER

    More than 3,000 Catholics from throughout the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany will converge on Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine in Auriesville on Saturday, September 22, for the Hearts Aflame Eucharistic Congress. Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will be the keynote speaker and principal celebrant of the day’s liturgy, at which priests of the Diocese will recommit themselves to the promises of their priesthood and the faithful will renew their baptismal promises.

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