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Welcome Alison Jansen! Director of Music Ministry

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 »

Changes at Mass

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 »

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults RCIA 2023

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 »

Congratulate our 2023 Confirmandi

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 »

Tri-parish Singers Needed!

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 »

The First Sunday of Lent

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 »

A Prayer Request

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 »

Thank You! / ¡Gracias!

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/31/22

Liturgies and Church Preparation

Thank you to all who helped make our Christmas Eve and Day liturgies as special as they were. There were many who helped prepare our three churches, including the volunteers who cleaned and decorated each church. Special appreciation to those who shared their time and ... Read More »

Good Works in Our Community

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/24/22

Christmas and New Year’s present an opportunity to share the many blessings we have received. Whether it is time, treasure ortalent, each of us has gifts we can bring to others in our churches and broader communities.

Please consider how you might volunteer this coming year with one of ... Read More »

Christmas Flowers

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/03/22

We invite you to consider making a donation towards Christmas Flowers in memory of a loved one this Advent. Please write the name of your loved one(s) on one of the “Christmas Flower Offering” envelopes that will be available n our three churches and return it in the collection ... Read More »


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