About Us:
The Friends of the VI Grotto, Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit board with Bishop Edward Scharfenberger as its primary member, and Father Brian Slezak as chairman. It’s mission is to maintain, promote and preserve the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.  This is for the purpose of providing spiritual, devotional and educational enrichment for the people of God.

To request a General Mass at the Grotto, email cheryl.nutter@rcda.org
including, the type of event, date and time, contact person, address, and phone number.
The requester will be responsible for identifying the priest for the service and upon approval and notification, payment will be immediately due.

All reservation requests for a funeral service will be accepted by St Vincent DePaul Church’s Parish Life Director, Elizabeth Simcoe at pld@stvincentalbany.org or (518) 489-5408.

To request a Wedding at the Grotto, email cheryl.nutter@rcda.org with minimum 60 days notice.  The email should include: the type of event, date and time, contact person, address, and phone number.
St Vincent DePaul Church will also need to be contacted at secretary@stvincentalbany.org or (518) 489-5408.

For any additional questions, feel free to email albanygrotto@gmail.com

Grotto location:
475 Yates St
Albany, NY 12208

Mailing Address:
Friends of VI Grotto
Lourdes Grotto Restoration
P.O. Box 8896
Albany, NY 12208

Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/AlbanyGrotto/

Email: Albanygrotto@gmail.com