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In a letter to Catholics throughout the Diocese, Bishop Scharfenberger addresses the pain many Catholics are feeling in the wake of the Pennsylvania grand jury report and urges them to remain in the Church and help rebuild it
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger today named Christopher Signor as the new principal of Catholic Central High School, a 7th–12th grade Catholic school in Troy, effective Aug. 20. The decision reflects the search committee’s unanimous recommendation to Bishop Scharfenberger. Signor has served as principal of Bishop Maginn High School in Albany since 2015.
While I am heartened by my brother bishops proposing ways for our Church to take action in light of recent revelations – and I agree that a national panel should be commissioned, duly approved by the Holy See – I think we have reached a point where bishops alone investigating bishops is not the answer...
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, along with diocesan clergy, religious, and laity, will perform at the fourth annual Concert for Vocations at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 23 Crumitie Road, Loudonville, on Tuesday, Aug. 7, beginning at 7 p.m.
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger sent the following letter to members of the clergy (vicars, priests, deacons, seminarians) on Friday afternoon. It was also copied to Parish Life Directors and Department Heads at the diocesan Pastoral Center