Be Faithful and Persevere In Prayer

One of my greatest joys and blessings in ministry is being able to pray with others.  I recently had one of those special opportunities when a woman who was going through a difficult time came forward unexpectedly during the middle of the… Read More

Let Your Light Shine

One Halloween night when I was about ten years old, my little sister and I took off by ourselves to go trick or treating.  We decided to check out a new neighborhood on our school bus route that had a lot of… Read More

The 149th Annual Convention Bishop’s Address

The 149th Annual Convention of The Episcopal Diocese of Albany (June 9th – June 11th 2017) Bishop’s Address By The Right Reverend William H. Love       As I look back at this past year, in many ways it has been a year… Read More

Equipping and Empowering the Laity for the Mission of the Church

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16) No greater gift could ever be given at Christmas or any other time, than that which… Read More

His Name is Jesus

Lent 2018 During a recent ecumenical/inter-faith service, I found myself getting very frustrated when two top Christian leaders in the community seemed unable or unwilling to pray in the name of Jesus Christ, while offering a prayer and asking God’s blessing on… Read More

Letter from Bishop Love Regarding Presiding Bishop’s restrictions on Love’s Ministry

Please find Bishop Love’s letter to the Diocese concerning the Presiding Bishop’s partial restriction on Bishop Love’s ministry as Bishop of Albany. Here is the full text of the Presiding Bishop’s letter which includes Bishop Love’s November 2018 Pastoral Letter to the Diocese.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, k As Christmas approaches, I find myself thinking about the journey Mary and Joseph found themselves on — starting with Mary’s visitation by the Angel Gabriel in which he told her that she “had found favor… Read More

Message Following General Convention

A Message From Bishop Love Concerning the 79th General Convention July 18, 2018 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As most of you are well aware, the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church ended this past Friday afternoon, July 13th in… Read More

Response Following Clergy Meeting on B012

September 7, 2018 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I met with the clergy of the Diocese of Albany on Thursday, September 6th, to discuss the recently passed General Convention Resolution B012. In order to provide a “safe setting,” enabling all the… Read More

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, A few days ago, I went for an early morning walk at Christ the King Center, before the start of a very busy day of meetings and appointments.  As I walked breathing in the cool crisp… Read More