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Thursday, April 26, 2018

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  • Bishop’s Appeal looks back at success, forward to needs

    The Bishop’s Appeal for the Albany Diocese has existed for 64 years and counting. This year, it has already collected nearly all of the $7.5 million pledged by Catholics across the Diocese to support dozens of ministries.
    That doesn’t mean the diocesan director of stewardship and development is resting on his laurels.


    One assertion is common among the 14 priests of the Albany Diocese celebrating significant anniversaries of ordination: They’re glad they made the choice to answer God’s call.

  • HOME, SWEET ROME: Seminarians report from Italy
    Matthew Duclos and fellow seminarian Stephen Yusko did everything they could to prepare for their studies at the Pontifical North American College (NAC) in Rome. Nine months ago, the two future priests were in the pre-theology program at Cathedral Seminary downstate in Douglaston, N.Y., when Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger tapped them to study instead at the NAC, a school renowned as the “West Point of the Catholic Church in America.”
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  • Interfaith Story Circle  has connected faiths  for a quarter-century
    Thursday, April 26, 2018 9:00 AM
    In 1993, three women got together for the very first meeting of the Interfaith Story Circle (IFSC). They came to share stories about their respective faiths and to connect with others through those stories.
  • Knotting cord rosaries keeps retiree busy
    Thursday, April 12, 2018 9:00 AM
    For more than a decade, Nancy Krosky of St. Clare’s parish in Colonie has been making rosaries entirely out of nylon cord — no metal or glass included. Each “bead” of the rosary is formed by creating several knots; even the cross is created entirely of knotted cord.
  • Memory Café helps people with dementia
    Thursday, April 12, 2018 9:00 AM
    Twice a month, Immaculate Conception parish in Glenville is hosting what it calls a “Memory Café” for individuals or families living with memory issues.
  • Thursday, April 12, 2018 7:00 AM
    Every month, parishioners of St. Henry’s Church in Averill Park gather in the parish’s community room to talk about how to have a healthy and safe lifestyle while living with diabetes.
    Thursday, April 5, 2018 5:00 AM
    AN EASTER EGG HUNT at Holy Mother and Child parish in Corinth/Lake Luzerne last weekend was sponsored by the ninth- and 10th-grade faith formation classes.
  • Friar's experiences become book on encountering God
    Thursday, April 5, 2018 5:00 AM
    "Have you ever felt out-of-place? Do you turn away from human suffering because of discomfort or fear? Do you see others for their appearance, or do you do see them as God does?"
    Those are just a few of the questions Rev. Kenneth Paulli, OFM, asks in his first book, "Outside the Walls: Encountering God in the Unfamiliar."

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