7 Aug 2018 0 Comment

Director of Social Services-Food Pantry

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is looking for a director of Social Services food pantry. POSITION SUMMARY Provides for social services outreach to the community by staffing and maintaining the food pantry located at 93 Park...
11 Jul 2018 0 Comment

From Fr. LeFort

First Friday Devotions Having recently completed my first year here with you, and being able to share my priestly ministry here at the Cathedral with Fr. Tallman and Fr. Mijas, I believe we’re at a good point to begin to offer First...
16 Jan 2018 0 Comment

From Bishop Scharfenberger

On January 5th, Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger announced the following pastoral appointment: Father David R. LeFort, Vicar General of the Diocese of Albany and Administrator of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany, has...
16 Jan 2018 0 Comment

Farewell From Father Pape

Farewell. For the past 24 years it has been my privilege to be your pastor and minister with you. I have retired, but will continue to be available to parishes throughout the diocese as needed. If any of you would like to contact me,...
10 Jan 2018 0 Comment

Christmas at the Cathedral – December 24th 2017

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany - Watch the Midnight Mass from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception from Christmas Eve, 2017. Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, principal celebrant and...
20 Aug 2017 0 Comment

New 3D Virtual Tour of The Cathedral

Explore the Cathedral in a whole new way with the 3D virtual tour. Click here to take the...
1 Aug 2017 0 Comment

Cathedral Parish

Throughout the twentieth century until the mid 1960s, the Cathedral served as a parish church to some 3,000 households. The Cathedral served as the parish church to Governor Alfred E. Smith. His daughter Catherine was married here in 1928....
1 Aug 2017 0 Comment

Restoration and Renewal

Under the leadership of Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception since the year 2000 has been undergoing a major process of restoration and renewal. Deteriorated stone on the north tower and clerestories has...
1 Aug 2017 0 Comment

Center of the Diocese

The Cathedral is the spiritual center, the “Mother Church” of the diocese, and stands as its most prominent and enduring symbol. It is different from other churches as it houses the “Cathedra,” the bishop’s chair and symbol...