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"If Yeshua [Jesus] was here, would He say I'm too old to do this? He'd say, 'I'll give you the strength. I'll give you the grace. Go,'" said 71-year-old Phyllis Mescia. Mrs. Mescia, a parishioner of Holy Spirit Church in East Greenbush, is volunteering with relief efforts after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.


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Associate publisher named for The Evangelist
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has announced the appointment of Mary DeTurris Poust, diocesan director of communications, to the newly-created position of associate publisher of The Evangelist, effective immediately. In this additional role, she will work closely with the editor on setting the tone and direction of the paper going forward.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Local faithful rejoice at beatification of Rev. Stanley Rother
To Rev. Thomas Connery, his old seminary classmate was "a big guy from a farming family" who loved music and worked hard.
To Rev. Alan Jupin, who was a year ahead of Rev. Stanley Rother at Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Maryland, Father Rother was "a nice guy, quiet," who struggled to learn the Latin, Greek and Hebrew required in studying for the priesthood.
To Rev. James Donlon of the Albany diocesan Tribunal, who visited the site of Father Rother's 1981 torture and martyrdom in Guatemala, the future saint was "one of us! A mere diocesan priest, who was called to ministry and mission, and responded."


Thursday, September 14, 2017
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Diocesan youth rally targets middle-schoolers
Middle school is when young Catholics start to figure out faith for themselves. An upcoming youth rally specifically for sixth- through eighth-graders will be an opportunity to do that, in the context of high-energy music, breakout sessions on unusual topics and even a giant outdoor Jenga game.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
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ON ASSISTED SUICIDE CASE
Kathleen Gallagher, director of pro-life activities for the New York State Catholic Conference, issued a statement in response to a Sept. 5 state Court of Appeals decision on an assisted suicide case.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
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Opinion
Entering Bible stories brings clarity and fun
The Annunciation story, Joseph's dream visit from the angel Gabriel and an improvised interview between Luke the evangelist and an aged Mary were tales explored the opening night, last October, of "Stepping into the Bible through Storytelling."

Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Armchair evangelizing
For as long as I remember, strangers have shared their struggles with me. It's an honor to simply listen. Occasionally, I attempt to infuse faith into the conversation.

Thursday, September 7, 2017
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A child's-eye view of recent events
My brother is in middle school. He's really smart. He told me that the leader of a place called North Korea is threatening to turn us into jelly with a bomb.

Thursday, September 7, 2017
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'Radical solidarity:' Labor Day and how to love our neighbor
The story of the Good Samaritan articulates one of the core values of the Christian faith: that we are our siblings' keepers. We have a responsibility for one another's well-being, the scope of which transcends the economic, cultural and political lines that divide us.

Thursday, September 7, 2017
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Features
SCHOOL YEAR KICKOFF
THE OPENING MASS for diocesan high schools to start the school year was celebrated last week.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
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FOR LIFE AND LIBERTY
St. Luke's parish in Schenectady just held its annual eucharistic procession for religious liberty, an end to abortion and in commemoration of the feast of the exultation of the cross.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Respect life ministry growing in Diocese
As coordinator of both parish services and respect life ministry for the Albany Diocese, Renee Morgiewicz meets a lot of committed Catholics who impress her.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
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Training athletes and forming faith not so different for catechist-coach
Ellen Kueterman is the new pastoral associate for kindergarten through fifth-grade faith formation at St. Vincent de Paul parish in Albany. When she learned in July that she got the job, Mrs. Kueterman left Siena after 12 years of coaching water polo and serving as life skills coordinator for all the Siena Saints athletes.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
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