News Releases

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Dec 1, 2017, 10:00 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the culmination of the Diocese of Albany’s participation in the local level of the Fifth National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry with a Mass... Read More
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Nov 16, 2017, 12:00 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has announced the following Pastoral Appointment... Read More
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Oct 25, 2017, 9:00 AM
When the 22 Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Albany were asked to join a national campaign to raise money for Catholic schools impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, they took the task to heart and collected $9,490, almost doubling their initial goal
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Oct 15, 2017, 9:00 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has announced the appointment of Mary DeTurris Poust, diocesan Director of Communications, to the newly created position.
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Oct 13, 2017, 9:00 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will celebrate the traditional Red Mass on Tuesday, October 17, at 9 a.m. at Historic St. Mary’s Church, 10 Lodge St., Albany
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Oct 6, 2017, 9:00 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has announced the following Pastoral Appointment... Read More
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Sep 29, 2017, 9:00 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has announced the following administrative appointment
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Sep 5, 2017, 9:00 AM
I urge you to take action on this critical matter and contact your representatives in Congress
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Aug 31, 2017, 12:00 PM
At the request of Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, a collection to assist relief efforts in states ravaged by Hurricane Harvey will be taken up at all Masses on the weekend of September 9-10 in parishes throughout the 14-county Diocese of Albany... Read More
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Aug 29, 2017, 12:00 PM
“Communicating the Joy of the Gospel: Reaching the Occasional Catholic” will be the theme of this year’s Autumn Gathering featuring Bishop Christopher Coyne of Burlington, Vermont, as the keynote speaker on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m... Read More