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New bishop ordains first priests

Brian Slezak and James Davis lay prostrate before the altar during their ordination ceremony Saturday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany.
Brian Slezak and James Davis lay prostrate before the altar during their ordination ceremony Saturday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany.
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Bishop Edward Scharfenberger ordained his first priests Saturday: a parishioner at St. Margaret of Cortona in Rotterdam Junction and a retired special education teacher. Nearly 300 family members, friends, clergy and religious leaders were on hand for the 11 a.m. ceremony at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception as the new bishop officiated the ordination of Brian Slezak, 30, of Rotterdam Junction, and James Davis, 60, of Edinburg. Scharfenberger was installed in April as the ...


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pnotto
June 15, 2014
1:09 a.m.

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Good luck to all of the new priests for they will have a tough row to hoe...

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