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The Evangelist
Saturday, May 26, 2018


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  • NEW DEACONS ORDAINED
    FOUR NEW DEACONS were ordained last weekend at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger. Deacon Al Censullo says he waited years for the right time to act on his vocation.
  • Program teaches life skills for people fighting poverty

    Rosanna Castro choked back tears as she delivered a speech to her fellow graduates May 16 at the diocesan Pastoral Center in Albany. Ms. Castro is one of 13 graduates from the second class of “Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World,” a program offered through Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany.

  • Our Mass, our future
    Happy Birthday! Last Sunday, we observed the solemnity of Pentecost, the day on which the Holy Spirit affirmed the apostolic foundation and the apostolic mission of the Church, which is to go out to world and make disciples of all.
    
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  • ROSARY WALK HEADS TO AMSTERDAM BRIDGE
    Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:00 AM
    DURING MAY, THE MONTH dedicated to Mary, St. Mary's parish in Amsterdam honored the Blessed Mother with a candlelight Rosary walk that wound from Veterans Park to the city's pedestrian bridge.
  • Bishop speaks at pro-life lobby day
    Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM
    On May 9, pro-life advocates from across New York State came to the State Capitol for the 2018 Lobby for Life Day, sponsored by New York State Right to Life. Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger was a guest speaker at the lobby day.
  • Pilot parishes top goals for ‘Re-Igniting Our Faith’
    Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM

    “This is a different kind of campaign,” remarked Rev. Donald Czelusniak.

  • Police memorial Mass includes dedication of ‘Father Lefebvre Way’
    Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM
    The 32nd annual memorial Mass for deceased members of the law enforcement community was offered May 8 at St. Mary’s parish in Albany by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger. Police officers, law enforcement representatives and relatives from across New York State came to honor their fallen colleagues and loved ones.
  • Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM
    Cardinal Timothy Dolan and the bishops of New York State have announced the formation of the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation, which at $3.2 billion will be one of the largest in the United States, and the largest focused solely on New York State.
  • MARCH SUPPORTS IMMIGRANTS
    Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:00 AM
    CATHOLICS PARTICIPATED IN a walk titled, "No Borders for Workers," held May 1 in Albany. The event included an outdoor interfaith prayer vigil and a walk to the city's Townsend Park to show solidarity with local immigrants.
  • Interview with a new priest
    Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:00 AM
    The newly-minted Father Frank D’Amato took time out of his hectic schedule to answer some of my questions, which I’m sharing with The Evangelist.
  • How do Catholics treat families living with mental health issues?
    Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM

    The families of those who have been diagnosed with a mental health problem often suffer in silence. The stigma attached to having a major depressive disorder, an anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, addiction or any mental health diagnosis is huge. The surprising thing is that these families sit next to us every weekend at Mass.

  • A letter to confirmands
    Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM
    Every Easter, I look forward to seeing a new group of young Catholics undergo confirmation. Beyond my happiness at seeing another generation make this important step in their lives, it brings to mind my own confirmation.
  • Pre-ordering the starvation of people with dementia
    Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM
    My 95-year-old mother has severe dementia. The disease has robbed her of the ability to do so many things she used to fully appreciate in her life: plant her tomato and cucumber seeds in the garden and lovingly nurture them through the summer; read the Reader’s Digest from cover to cover every month; put on her best dress and jewelry to go to church; and never miss anyone’s birthday with a card, a handwritten note or a gift.
  • People of faith keep running
    Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:00 AM

    I was walking down to the river recently and saw a pole with an American flag at half-staff. I found myself wondering, “What tragedy is this marking?” I couldn’t remember which was the latest one.

  • Fostering civil dialogue at Spring Enrichment
    Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:00 AM
    In the prayer attributed to St Francis, we hear several phrases that seem particularly relevant to the political climate of today.
  • BLESSING OF THE BIKES
    Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:00 AM
    ST. LUKE'S PARISH in Schenectady offered a "blessing of the bikes" last weekend.
  • St. Anne Institute opening shelter for homeless teens
    Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM

    “Two weeks ago, you couldn’t even come in here.”

    Anthony Cortese, CEO of St. Anne Institute in Albany, gestured at the newest addition to the agency that serves troubled children and teens: newly-renovated Bishop Howard J. Hubbard Hall, set to open May 31 as a homeless shelter for runaway youth.
  • ONE NIGHT OF HOMELESSNESS
    Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM
    A "CARDBOARD CITY" takes shape near Sacred Heart parish in Troy as teens prepare to spend a night on the street to show solidarity with homeless families in the city.
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:00 AM
    In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, The Evangelist sat down with Harley McDevitt, head of pastoral care for the Albany Diocese, to discuss the Diocese’s recent and forthcoming initiatives to help local Catholics better their state of mental health.
  • Help honor vets by placing flags on graves
    Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:00 AM
    On Memorial Day, fallen soldiers and war veterans who rest at St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands will be honored with American flags placed on their graves. However, the tradition could become a thing of the past without more volunteers offering to help.
  • Clifton Park bowlers have fun to spare
    Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:00 AM
    The St. Edward’s parish bowling league has spent more than 30 years uniting Clifton Park parishioners and other locals with a focus on fun, not on how one will fare in the lanes.






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