News Releases

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Feb 16, 2022, 4:00 PM
Bishop Maginn High School has been a provider of quality education to its students since its founding in 1977. However, due to continued low enrollment and the rising costs of education, the school has experienced significant financial difficulties over many years.
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Feb 16, 2022, 12:14 AM
Deacon Christopher J. Keough, parish life director at Transfiguration Parish, which has faith communities in Schaghticoke and Spiegeltown, was killed in a one-car accident Friday afternoon, Feb. 11, in Troy. He was 66.
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Feb 14, 2022, 2:34 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Timothy Reno as the new Music Director of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany.
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Feb 10, 2022, 11:43 PM
In keeping with the expiration of the mask mandate in most public places in New York State, the Diocese of Albany will no longer mandate masks be worn in diocesan churches and offices, effective Feb. 10, 2022.
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Jan 31, 2022, 5:08 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has announced the appointment of Loida A. Sarabia as Chief Financial Officer for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, effective January 31.
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Jan 27, 2022, 6:03 PM
Catholic Schools Week, an annual tradition of celebrating Catholic education, is underway this week (January 30 – February 5) at the 21 schools located in the Diocese of Albany with special activities and festive events planned at each school.
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Dec 22, 2021, 4:56 PM
Bishop Scharfenberger is pleased to announce the following priestly assignments
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Dec 22, 2021, 3:25 PM
Bishop Scharfenberger has a message for those who want to provide relief to victims impacted by the recent storms in the Midwest.
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Dec 20, 2021, 3:27 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will celebrate Midnight Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Christmas Eve, beginning with a musical prelude at 11:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 24.
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Dec 17, 2021, 6:16 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has accepted the resignation of Mary DeTurris Poust, diocesan director of communications, effective Jan. 28, 2022. Ms. DeTurris Poust has served in the role since September 2015, after initially being brought on six months earlier to create and maintain a social media presence for the bishop and the 14-county diocese. A search is underway for her replacement.