News Releases

Feb 28, 2023, 11:27 AM
In light of the Rescript, the celebration of the Usus Antiquior is currently on hold in parish churches in the Albany Diocese. To be clear, this is not a ban on Latin Masses.
Jan 5, 2023, 2:27 PM
Bishop Scharfenberger will be a guest on Relevant Radio Thursday, January 5 at 7:30am ET
Dec 31, 2022, 4:11 AM
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger shares his reflections on the life and death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Dec 16, 2022, 3:01 PM
The multi-phase approach will be a blueprint for innovation to guide the recently merged school into its next 100 years.
Nov 21, 2022, 3:37 PM
We are aware of the various reports that have emerged regarding Bishop Howard Hubbard’s request to return to the lay state. Our prayers are with Bishop Hubbard for his well-being and with all who accompany him, that all decisions and actions are in accord with God’s plan.
Oct 28, 2022, 7:42 PM
Father Kenneth Doyle, a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, died this morning at the age of 82. He grew up in Troy, graduated from Catholic Central High School, attended Mater Christi Seminary, and received his degree in Theology from Catholic University. He was ordained by Bishop Edward Maginn on May 28, 1966.
Sep 30, 2022, 3:54 PM
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger is pleased to announce the following Pastoral Assignment
Aug 1, 2022, 5:25 PM
Most Rev. Edward Scharfenberger has announced new pastoral assignments, regarding the Office of Vocations.
Jul 29, 2022, 6:00 PM
Following a vehicular incident on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, Bishop Emeritus Howard Hubbard underwent a medical evaluation at St. Peter’s Hospital. It was determined that he suffered a stroke. He has since been released from the hospital.
Jul 7, 2022, 2:01 PM
If approved by Victims/Survivors of clergy abuse and the courts, the new program will direct more funds to Victims/Survivors in the least amount of time.