News Releases

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Aug 31, 2020, 1:45 PM
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger has announced the following interim team assignments
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Aug 28, 2020, 8:55 AM
Ordination to the priesthood and diaconate for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany were originally scheduled to take place in May and June but, due to COVID-19, the events were postponed and combined into a single celebration that will take place on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 125 Eagle St., Albany.
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Aug 19, 2020, 9:00 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will sign over the deed to a two-acre parcel of property for the future Holocaust Memorial in Niskayuna to Dr. Michael Lozman, as President of the Capital District Jewish Holocaust Memorial, Inc., on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 12:30 p.m. at the diocesan Pastoral Center.
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Aug 17, 2020, 12:30 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger today announced the following pastoral assignments, effective Sept. 1, unless otherwise noted.
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Aug 14, 2020, 9:45 AM
At the request of Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, a collection to assist relief efforts in the aftermath of the deadly August 4 explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, will be taken up in parishes throughout the 14 counties of the Diocese of Albany from now through the weekend of September 12-13.
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Aug 12, 2020, 2:00 PM
Following allegations made by several women that Catholic music composer and musician David Haas engaged in inappropriate conduct with them while they were young adults, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany will no longer use compositions by Haas at diocesan Masses or other diocesan events.
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Aug 11, 2020, 2:45 PM
Catholic schools in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany are seeing an uptick in enrollment as families seek out educational alternatives in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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Aug 7, 2020, 11:59 AM
After an extensive investigation, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany announced today that it will add Rev. Daniel Maher, a retired priest who has been on temporary administrative leave since February, to its List of Offenders, citing “reasonable cause” related to four allegations of sexual abuse against minors.
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Jul 7, 2020, 12:15 PM
After an extensive investigation, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany announced today that it will add Rev. Alan Jupin, who died in 2019, to its List of Offenders for “reasonable cause” related to allegations of sexual abuse against minors.
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Jun 18, 2020, 12:30 PM
Students from Albany diocesan school earn first place as student-published authors out of 57,565 entries nationwide