Father O'Connor Homilies

Father O’Connors homilies are only available in English. 

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



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 of the Resurrection of the Lord – April 21
9:30 a.m. Easter Mass (English)
12:00 p.m. Easter Mass (Spanish)


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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