Tag Archives: D. Albany

D. Albany: Large old church for sale – $100,000

It isn’t that unusual these days to see that churches are for sale, some of them splendid, all of them once beloved, paid for with the pennies and tears of generations that entrusted their mites to the diocese.  It’s sad. … Read More

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A Solemn Mass in Albany in the presence of the bishop. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

The esteemed Deacon Kandra posted – picking up on some Facebook page or other (I don’t like Facebook) – that a Solemn Mass was celebrated on Trinity Sunday in the Roman Church’s traditional form at the St. Mary’s in Albany, … Read More

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D. Albany Bp. Scharfenberger calls out hypocrite Gov. Cuomo

It seems that Albany’s bishop, Most Rev. Edward B. Scharfenberger, is not remaining silent about Gov. Cuomo and his hypocrisy. From Fox: NY Bishop Calls Out Cuomo Over State’s New Abortion Law: ‘It Goes Way Beyond Roe vs. Wade’ A … Read More

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@AlbanyDiocese – Is it just me, or is this pretty weird?

After the years and years of Agony in Albany, things are looking up. There is a great bishop there now and, I hear, many improvements. However, just as Rome was not built in a day, nor destroyed in a day, … Read More

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A rapid surge of interest in priestly vocations in the Diocese of…

A while back I posted about the surge of vocations in the Diocese of Madison under the influence of the Extraordinary Ordinary, Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, the diocesan bishop.  It’s a small diocese, but there are more than 30 … Read More

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D. Albany: First TLM – PONTIFICAL! – in Cathedral in decades

For your brick by brick file I received this good news from a reader: Bishop Edward Scharfenberger celebrated the Extraordinary Form in his Cathedral Saturday.  This was the 1st time Mass has been celebrated in Albany’s Cathedral in decades. The New … Read More

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SHOCK! A Catholic bishop who speaks like – *gulp* – a Catholic bishop!

As you know, not to long ago Bp. Howard Hubbard was retired from his looooong tenure as Bishop of Albany.  He was succeeded by Bp. Edward Scharfenberger. Recently Bp. Scharfenbeger gave a speech to an interfaith group in Albany.   … Read More

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Albany Sourpusses

Here is another example of when laypeople, who have been twisted in their faith by catholic media like The Fishwrap and the Call To Action type organizations in their orbit, go to the zoo about the appointment of their new bishop. … Read More

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Bp. Hubbard (D. Albany) steps aside after 38.66 years

I have been up to my ears with a couple projects and so yesterday I wasn’t able to post anything regarding the changing of the guard in the Diocese of Albany. After 36.88 years (not that anyone is counting precisely), … Read More

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo: conservatives “have no place in the state of New York”

Did you hear the latest about the adulterous governor of New York? I picked on on this from some commentary pieces at NRO HERE and HERE (Kathryn Jean Lopez is all over this) and traced it back to something at Capitol Confidential: … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Diocese asking everyone at Mass to extend arms and “bless” the priest

From a reader: Diocese of Albany is asking all Mass attendees to participate in ritual of extending our arms and praying and blessing the priest who just said Mass.  Part of their “Called by Name” vocations pitch. I didn’t hold … Read More

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Albany: Clowning around with Stations of the Cross

Why can’t Stations of the Cross just be Stations of the Cross? A reader alerted me to this event posted (at the time of this writing) on the website of The Evangelist, the official publication of the Diocese of Albany. … Read More

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Can. 915 – Lunge, parry, riposte – Dr. Peters, Bp. Hubbard and Gov. Cuomo (D. Albany), Dr. Peters

The great canonist Ed Peters, on his blog In the Light of the Law, let’s us know about an exchange over an issue of canon law he has had with the Diocese of Albany, NY. Dr. Peters, a referendarius (consultant) … Read More

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