News Releases

May 12, 2017, 12:00 PM
Bishop Scharfenberger Announces Pastoral and Administrative Assignments, Including Vicar General, Cathedral Administrator, and Superintendent of Schools... Read More.
May 2, 2017, 10:00 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of Albany will celebrate a Mother’s Day Mass as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the Fatima apparitions on Saturday, May 13, at 4 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs in Auriesville. The Mass will conclude... Read More.
Apr 4, 2017, 2:48 PM
The following is a schedule for Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of Albany for Holy Week, which marks the end of the Lenten season, and for Easter, which commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ... Read More.
Apr 3, 2017, 10:00 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger and priests from Troy, Wynantskill, and the surrounding area will hear confessions at Sacred Heart Church in Troy for 24 hours straight... Read More.
Feb 27, 2017, 10:00 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will administer ashes during Masses at three different locations on Ash Wednesday, March 1... Read More.
Feb 13, 2017, 2:56 PM
The following is a statement by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger: The public policy issue of defunding Planned Parenthood was the subject of demonstrations and counter-demonstrations across the country this weekend... Read More.
Feb 6, 2017, 10:00 AM
Albany Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger today joined with legislators and farmworkers calling for passage of the Farmworker Fair Labor Practices... Read More.