News Releases

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Dec 11, 2019, 3:45 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will lead a Service of Prayers for Consolation and Hope for survivors of sexual abuse on Wednesday, Dec. 18, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 125 Eagle St., Albany. The prayer service is open not only to survivors but to all those who want to pray for the healing of victims, their families and the larger community.
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Dec 6, 2019, 7:30 AM
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger, apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo and bishop of Albany, is scheduled to attend the Movement to Restore Trust (MRT) symposium at Canisius College’s Montante Cultural Center, Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
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Dec 4, 2019, 6:05 AM
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo following the resignation of Bishop Richard J. Malone on Dec. 4. The appointment is effective immediately. Bishop Scharfenberger will continue to lead and serve the Diocese of Albany simultaneously.
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Nov 12, 2019, 12:00 PM
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger is pleased to announce the following Pastoral Assignment effective November 9, 2019
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Nov 6, 2019, 12:15 PM
The following is a statement by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger following the death of his mother, Elaine Magdal Scharfenberger
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Nov 1, 2019, 5:00 PM
A statement from Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger regarding the death of Father Thomas Connery of the Diocese of Albany.
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Oct 18, 2019, 12:15 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger is pleased to announce the following pastoral assignment, effective October 12, 2019
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Oct 11, 2019, 12:10 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will preside at a Memorial Mass for Archbishop Harry J. Flynn at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany on Saturday, October 19, at 10:00 a.m.
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Oct 11, 2019, 12:00 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger is pleased to announce the following interim parish leadership team assignments, effective October 1, 2019.
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Oct 11, 2019, 10:30 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will celebrate the annual White Mass for Health Care Workers on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 5:15 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany.