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Colbert House Update

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 9/24/22

The Steering Committee met with Fr. Bob Longobucco (Vicar General of the Diocese) earlier this week to discuss the proposed plan to retain possession of The Colbert House. 

As a result of this meeting, we are pleased to announce that St. James will not be required to sell the ... Read More »

Second Collection Sept. 24/25 Catholic University of America

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 9/17/22

Next weekend, the diocese will be taking up the National Collection for The Catholic University of America. Catholic University is a national research university with over 5,700 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 250 academic programs in the heart of Washington, D.C. By giving to the collection, you ... Read More »

Colbert House Update

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 8/27/22

The Recommended Plan for Retention of The Colbert House that was presented to Father Steve for his consideration in June is available to the parish community in the gathering space, via email, and or by clicking here  In addition, an update on the current status of discussions related to ... Read More »

Update on Colbert House

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 8/19/22

The Recommended Plan for Retention of The Colbert House that was presented to Father Steve for his consideration in June is available to the parish community in the gathering space, via email, and or by clicking here  In addition, an update on the current status of discussions related to ... Read More »

Albany Diocese Listen Session Synthesis Published

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 7/29/22

The Synthesis from the Diocesan Synod Listening Sessions has been published in The Evangelist (the Diocesan Newspaper) dated July 21, 2022. Information can also be found on the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany (RCDA) website at: https:// www.rcda.org/synod or on the Evangelist site at https://www.evangelist.org/Content/Default/Homepage-Rotator/Article/SYNOD-LISTENING-SESSIONS/-3/141/29883      

Support for Ukraine

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 7/23/22

Gosia Geiger and her daughter, parishioners from St. John the Baptist, are traveling to Poland in late July. While there, they will help at Gdanskie Szkoly Autonomiczne, a school that is aiding Ukrainian refugee families, and one to which they are personally connected. During the school year, supplies were ... Read More »

Colbert House Update for Sunday July 10, 2022 – After 9:15 AM Mass

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 7/11/22

Fr. Steve opened the gathering with a prayer and then read the following: Background

I’d like to start with some background so that we’re all on the same page. This meeting is about the Colbert House and not about any other issue or concern. Any of those can be directed to ... Read More »

"A Path Forward" a Letter from Bishop Scharfenberger

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 6/30/22

Below is a link to a letter sent out by the Bishop entitled, "Another Path for Survivors?" Please also see below for the outline of the Plan discussed in the attached letter, but in bullet format.  I encourage you to read the entire letter, however, I understand that some ... Read More »

Second Collection for July 3 and July 10

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 6/23/22

Special Second Collection Request

While I do not like to ask and I hesitate while even writing this note, I feel as if I need to ask for your financial assistance. If you can help, great. If you can’t, I’ll understand. As you know, when I was assigned here, ... Read More »

Update on Status of the Colbert House

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 6/03/22

Since the fall of 2021, a small group of parishioners have been working diligently, exploring and reviewing various potential uses of the Colbert House that if the Diocese approves, would allow St. James to retain possession of the building. After a concerted effort, a proposal to use the Colbert ... Read More »

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