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Dan Forget took hundreds of family, friends, co-workers and fellow parishioners of Sacred Heart parish in Castleton with him on his recent 500-mile pilgrimage on Spain's El Camino de Santiago.


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Sale of Kenwood campus nears
The campus of the former Kenwood Academy and convent in Albany, which once housed Sacred Heart sisters, "is under contract for sale," the religious order reported.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Renovations continue at Schenectady, Watervliet parishes
Immaculate Heart of Mary parish in Watervliet and St. Anthony's in Schenectady are among several parishes in the Albany Diocese undergoing major renovations.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Immigrants find (New) Sanctuary
"Carolina" (a pseudonym) is a 21-year-old parishioner of Blessed Sacrament Church in Albany who immigrated to America from Burkina Faso 10 years ago, along with her sister. They joined their mother in New York City before coming to the Albany Diocese.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Catholic Charities training fights opioid overdoses
Catholic Charities of the Albany Diocese is fighting what may be an opioid and heroin epidemic in the Capital Region.

Thursday, July 3, 2014
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OPINION
If God could make me a teacher...
It was almost 10 years ago that I walked into my classroom as a teacher for the first time. At first, I was excited to start teaching, but by the end of second period, I was thinking, "What have I gotten myself into?"

Thursday, July 24, 2014
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How Apostles, early Christians understood the Eucharist
With interest in Bible-study groups spreading among the Protestant and Catholic churches, it is important that, along with reading and analyzing passages of Scripture, we have an understanding of the teachings of the earliest Christians taught by the Apostles.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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Pure joy
I pity anyone within earshot of my voice whenever I see our newborn grandson, Mason. He elicits pure joy in me and my voice elevates to such an annoying pitch that the dog barks.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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Independence Day and religious liberty
This week, we celebrate Independence Day, commemorating the Declaration of Independence, which declared that 13 colonies ought to be free and independent states. The colonies did this in response to the government trampling over their God-given, inalienable rights, including those of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."

Thursday, July 3, 2014
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FEATURES
Student experienced three countries
A young adult from Immaculate Conception parish in Glenville spent her spring semester traveling and studying human rights in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and South America.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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Parish nurse offers faith-based care
A registered nurse from All Saints on the Hudson parish in Mechanicville/Stillwater keeps office hours there to check blood pressure, do screenings and counsel and advocate for parishioners on personal health.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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Final days for Little Sisters at Our Lady of Hope, Latham
The last three residents of the Our Lady of Hope Residence nursing home in Latham, which has been run by the Little Sisters of the Poor for 37 years, will be transferred to other facilities by the end of summer.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Peacemaking student gets award from Siena
A young parishioner of St. Mary's Church in Clinton Heights was recently honored by Siena College in Loudonville for fighting intolerance in her community.
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Thursday, July 3, 2014
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