Welcome to

Shrine Church of
Our Lady of the Americas

Join us for Mass on Sundays at 9:30 AM (English) and 12:00 PM (Español).

Mass Times

English Mass – Sunday at 9:30 am
Misa en Español – Domingo a 12:00 pm


Church Location

273 Central Avenue
Albany, New York 12206


Contact Us

Office: (518) 465-3685

Who we are

W e are a multicultural, Catholic community in the heart of the City of Albany. Our community is committed to exercising our bold faith through pragmatic actions. We follow both a Jesus that lives and transforms the lives of others with unconditional love and unstoppable hope and a loving Father that calls us to do more for each other. Our church welcomes families from diverse cultures, languages, and ethnic backgrounds. We have been blessed with the opportunity to bring the word of God to English, Spanish and Filipino speakers. We are grateful that we are able to celebrate God’s love for us through many different cultures. One God, one Love, many expressions of the same love. We invite you to participate in this enlightening experience.

Upcoming Events

Special Events

Popcorn with Pope Francis

"Pope Francis - A Man of His Word," is intended to be a personal journey with Pope Francis. We will hear his deepest concerns for the poor and wealth inequality, his involvement in environmental issues and social justice, in a process in where Pope Francis engages everyone of us face-to-face and calls for peace.

When: Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 1-4:00pm
Where: Shrine Church of Our Lady of the Americas

Oscar Romero - The Movie

Romero is a biography of the El Salvadoran priest Oscar Arnulfo Romero who was assassinated in 1980 by (it is suspected) a right-wing military death squad. The movie focuses upon the last years of Romero's life, when he became a human-rights activist opposing the rampant violence that existed in his country.

When: Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 1-4:00pm
Where: Shrine Church of Our Lady of the Americas

Ash Wednesday – March 6, 2019

10:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 5:00 pm English Masses at Blessed Sacrament

7:00 pm  Spanish Mass at the Shrine Church


Friday: Stations of the Cross, Soup, and Reflection 6:30 p.m. (Every Friday)

Holy Week Mass Schedule

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord – April 14

Palms will be blessed at the beginning of the Eucharist.
9:30 a.m.  (English)
12:00 p.m. (Spanish)

The Sacred Triduum

Holy Thursday – April 18
7:00 p.m. Bilingual Mass

Good Friday – April 19

5:30 p.m. Bilingual Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
6:00 p.m. Bilingual Stations of the Cross and Communion Service 

Holy Saturday – April 20

7:30 p.m. Solemn Vigil of Easter and the Resurrection of the Lord.

Easter Sunday  – April 21
9:30 a.m. Easter Mass (English)
12:00 p.m. Easter Mass (Spanish)

Shrine Church of Our Lady of the Americas

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Contact Us

273 Central Avenue
Albany, New York 12206

274 Sherman Street
Albany, New York 12206


(518) 465-3685 Ext. 12



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