Bishop Schafenberger joins Deacon Matt for the second part of the podcast on clergy. This time on post-ordination.
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Deacon Matt chats with Bishop Scharfenberger, the Bishop of Albany about important elements of post-ordination. You’ll hear about:
Listen to the first part of this podcast: Clergy, Part 1: Pre-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.”
Encyclical Letter: Fratelli Tutti of The Holy Father Francis on Fraternity and Social Friendship
“Holy Orders: Deacons and Priests” in The Deacon by Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers
“Pope: ‘Deacons are the guardians of service in the Church’” in Vatican News by Robin Gomes
The Mission of the Fraternity of Priests
“Parochial Solipsism” in Homeiletic & Pastoral Review by Fr. John Nepil