Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 3/24/22
SPECIAL COLLECTION THE WEEKEND OF 3/26-27 FORCatholic Relief Services
Catholic Relief Services does incredible work around the world, and is providing extensive relief to Ukranian families fleeing war.
"Our second collection this week will support Catholic Relief Services. Funds from this collection provide food to the hungry, support displaced ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 2/16/22
While we are still short of our goals in each parish, here is another important reason to donate to the Diocesan Appeal. While I haven’t seen this year’s report, I have compared the Catholic Charities of the 14 counties of the Diocese of Albany Revenue and Expenses report for ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 2/11/22
As you may have heard, the Diocese has ended its mandate that masks be worn in diocesan churches and offices, effective February 10, 2022. However, parishes may continue to impose stricter guidelines as they see fit. (Please see below.)Extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion are strongly encouraged to continue to ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 1/14/22
Due to the inclement weather last Sunday, we will be taking a second collection again this weekend, January 14th .
As requested by Bishop Scharfenberger, on the weekend of January 9, we will hold a special second collection for relief following the devastating tornadoes that recently hit ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 1/07/22
As requested by Bishop Scharfenberger, on the weekend of January 9, we will hold a special second collection for relief following the devastating tornadoes that recently hit the midwestern United States. Please be generous as always in helping our brothers and sisters across the country. If you would like, you may contribute directly to tornado relief at www.catholiccharitiesusa.org."
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/22/21
There will be two livestreamed Masses on Christmas Eve: 4PM Vigil Mass on Friday, 12.24.21 livestreamed Christmas Vigil Mass from St. John the Baptist. Fr. Steve Matthews celebrates Christmas Vigil Mass at St. John the Baptist Church in Valatie, NY. Music by Justine Rodriguez. Filmed by Aaron McGuirk. Link: https://youtu.be/OS5PiVJesLo ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/17/21
Roman Catholic Diocese of AlbanyDecember 13, 2021MASK-WEARING PROTOCOLS FOR PARISHES Governor Kathy Hochul on Dec. 10 announced a statewide mandate requiring face masks to be worn by everyone in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues have implemented a COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Since a vaccine verification requirement would ... Read More »