Bishop Scharfenberger starts to chat with Deacon Matt about what can be done in pre-ordination to increase fraternity among deacons and priests.
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Deacon Matt chats with Bishop Scharfenberger, the Bishop of Albany, NY, about what can be done for pre-ordination to promote greater fraternity among the clergy. You’ll hear about:
Bishop Scharfenberger and Deacon Matt also answer:
Don’t miss the second part of this podcast: Clergy, Part 2: Post-Ordination
Meet Bishop Scharfenberger
On February 11, 2014, he was named by Pope Francis as the tenth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. He was ordained to the episcopacy on April 10, 2014, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York. For his Episcopal Motto, Bishop Scharfenberger chose a line from the Prayer of St. Francis: “Lord, make me a channel of your peace.”