Congratulations to Msgr. Edward Scharfenberger, the New Bishop of Albany

sharfenbergSt. Stanislaus Kostka parish in Brooklyn, NY – its priests and parishioners – congratulate Msgr. Edward Scharfenberger, on his appointment as the Tenth Bishop of the Diocese of Albany, New York. The Holy Father Francis appointed the Reverend Monsignor Edward Scharfenberger on February 11, 2014.
Monsignor Scharfenberger was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Brooklyn by Bishop James Hickey (who would go on to become Cardinal Archbishop of Washington, D.C.) on July 2, 1973, at St. Peter’s Basilica. He has served in a number of pastoral and administrative positions. Most recently he served as Episcopal Vicar for Queens.  In addition, he recently served as pastor of Saint Matthias Church in the Ridgewood section of Queens.
May God bless you in your new apostolate for the Church of Christ.

More info and Bp. DiMarzio Statement on the Diocesan website