News Releases

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Mar 10, 2021, 12:00 PM
The following is a statement by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger regarding the lifting of the Lenten Friday abstinence rule for the Feast of St. Joseph:
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Feb 11, 2021, 10:00 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will administer ashes during the 12:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Masses at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17
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Feb 3, 2021, 4:30 PM
A statement by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany:
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Feb 2, 2021, 2:00 PM
Distinguished Catholic School Educators to be Honored at February 5 Liturgy
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Jan 20, 2021, 12:00 PM
The following is a statement by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger on the occasion of the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden.
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Jan 11, 2021, 12:48 PM
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger is pleased to announce the following Pastoral Assignment.
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Jan 4, 2021, 10:18 AM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger will celebrate the traditional Red Mass on Friday, Jan. 8, at 12:15 p.m.
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Dec 23, 2020, 9:39 AM
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany will livestream Midnight Mass celebrated by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Christmas Eve.
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Dec 7, 2020, 1:08 PM
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger is pleased to announce the following Pastoral Assignments effective January 1, 2021.
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Nov 20, 2020, 12:00 PM
After an extensive investigation, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany announced today that it will add the late Rev. Lawrence G. McTavey to its List of Offenders, citing “reasonable cause” related to four allegations of sexual abuse against minors.