News Releases

Dec 20, 2018, 5:00 PM
The following is a statement from Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger in follow-up to his conversation with the former employees of St. Clare’s Hospital held at Siena.
Dec 13, 2018, 12:00 PM
A preliminary conversation concerning St. Clare’s pension program will be held Thursday, Dec. 20, beginning at 3 p.m., at the Sarazen Student Union (SSU) at Siena College in Loudonville.
Dec 13, 2018, 9:00 AM
The following is a statement by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger regarding the St. Clare’s pension crisis
Dec 6, 2018, 11:00 AM
Bishop Scharfenberger will celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m. with procession and Mass at the Shrine Church of Our Lady of the Americas, in Albany.
Nov 20, 2018, 2:45 PM
Interim Team Leaders have been appointed to the parishes of Holy Spirit, East Greenbush; St. Joseph’s, Worcester; and Our Lady of Mount Carmel, St. Adalbert’s, St. Paul’s, all in Schenectady.
Nov 13, 2018, 2:00 PM
A statement from Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of the Diocese of Albany
Nov 1, 2018, 1:00 PM
We have received word from several parishes that many of their parishioners — particularly those involved in ministry — have received scam emails that appear to be from the pastor and seek donations, mostly of gift cards.
Oct 27, 2018, 4:12 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger's statement on the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh
Oct 19, 2018, 12:00 PM
Parishes throughout the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany have been asked to take up a special collection to assist those devastated by recent hurricanes in the south and southeast and in anticipation of other storms and calamities likely in the months ahead.
Oct 12, 2018, 2:37 PM
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.