Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 8/25/23
Strengthening the Church at Home Our s cond collection this week will be for the Catholic Home Missions Appeal. Right now, over 40% of dioceses in the United States are considered mission territory because they are unable to fund essential pastoral work in their communities.
Your support of this ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 7/22/23
Second Collection July 29/30: 2023 Peter's Pence Collection for the Holy Father Next week we will take up the Peter’s Pence Collection to support the Universal Church and the work of the Holy See, including helping Pope Francis to carry out his charitable works. These works benefit ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 6/24/23
Missionary Cooperative- As part of the Universal Church, we are called to pray and support missionaries throughout the world. Next week, we will be hosting Father Sulllivan, from the Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette. He will be saying and preaching at all Masses. (Fr. Gary and I ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 5/27/23
Please join us in welcoming Alison Jansen, who has just been appointed the CCNCC’s new Director of Music Ministry. She previously spent 2 years as a parish musician in rural Washington state. As well as performing on keyboard instruments and leading the congregation in song, she is an avid ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 5/06/23
As announced last weekend, the ministers of Holy Communion at mass will no longer be required to wear masks. They will continue to sanitize their hands before beginning distribution.
Also mentioned last week, the distribution of the Precious Blood of Jesus will resume at the masses on Pentecost. Please ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 4/29/23
Nine adult members of our tri-parish family were formally welcomed into the Catholic faith at our recent Easter Vigil service on Saturday, April 8th at the Church of St. Joseph in Stuyvesant Falls. Samantha, Elda, Alberto, Alejandro, Itzel, Maria, Diana, Joselin, and Roberto, accompanied by their sponsors, received the ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 4/22/23
On Saturday, April 15 our Confirmation candidates along with others from Columbia and Greene counties, spent a day on retreat at St. Mary’s Academy in Hudson. The following day, April 16, 18 of our young people received the Sacrament from Bishop Edward Scharfenberger at Holy Trinity Parish. Congratulations to ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 3/10/23
A tri-parish choir is being formed to provide choral music for the liturgies of Holy Week. If you like to sing and can carry a tune pleasevolunteer your time and energy to this Lenten effort. Rehearsals will be on three Wednesdays in March - 15, 22, and 29, 7pm ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 2/24/23
As you know, this past Wednesday we had the opportunity to receive ashes as the Holy Season of Lent started. There are three disciplines to this season: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving. This week, I’d like to focus in on the prayer aspect of Lent.
In our Family Faith Formation sessions ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 1/28/23
Friday, January 27, 2023
As you may know, there was a young man, Tyre Nichols who died after an incident with the police in Memphis Tennessee. The video of the actions of both the young man and the police officers involved will be released tonight at 6 pm (Central Time), ... Read More »