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Each Advent come exhortations from Christian pulpits to "slow down." Just when every other force and fury around us is screaming, "Hurry up!" the Church is out there being its counter-cultural self, ever the sign of contradiction in the world.


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Ecumenical group goes dormant while restructuring
The ecumenical Capital Region Theological Center is entering a period of "organizational dormancy" at the turn of the new year.

Thursday, December 1, 2016
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Murdered aunt honored with Tanzanian well
After Deann Lynch moved past the shock of the 2013 murder of her aunt, Mary Greco, she decided to take action to honor her aunt's memory.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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Relief as arsonists are arrested for fieldhouse fire
Students, faculty and staff at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons School in Schenectady have a sense of relief after the perpetrators of arson that destroyed the school's fieldhouse last month were arrested Nov. 14.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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Bishop promotes mercy after holy year ends
The Catholic Church's Year of Mercy will officially end Nov. 20. But, in the Albany Diocese, Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger intends an attitude of mercy to continue for years to come.

Thursday, November 10, 2016
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Opinion
Evangelization for the technologically disabled
I am "technology disabled."
Looking back, I suppose the first sign was my childhood ingratitude for an "Etch-a-Sketch" I'd received as a gift. The whole idea of sitting with this dull screen, turning knobs, displeased me.


Thursday, December 1, 2016
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Interfaith discussion, a light in darkness
On Nov. 7, the Greenville Area Interfaith Council sponsored its seventh annual interfaith panel discussion.
Representatives of six religious traditions -- Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu, Jewish, Mormon and Muslim -- came together to speak, listen and respond to one another in an effort to understand those who are different


Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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'The Daisy'
"The Daisy" is the title of a 1970s animated film by a Bulgarian artist. The film begins where many end -- with the credits.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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'Mungo yupo,' God is here: a pilgrimage to East Africa
Our itinerary brought us on a 2,600-mile road trip from the heavily-populated city of Nairobi to missions in rural Kenya and Tanzania, and through the Serengeti National Wildlife Preserve and the Ngorongoro Crater nature preserve.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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Features
Furniture bank gives formerly homeless a literal seat at the table
Catholic Charities recently partnered with the Homeless and Travelers Aid Society, Unity House of Troy and St. Catherine's Center for Children in Albany to create the new Capital Region Furniture Bank.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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New ministry center opens in Mechanicville
In late October, the new Rev. Joseph Scerbo Ministry Center in Mechanicville was dedicated by All Saints on the Hudson parish in Mechanicville/Stillwater.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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Talented teen plans jazz music career
For Guilderland High School senior Joe Giordano, picking his college major was a no-brainer. He'll study jazz and trombone performance, following in the footsteps of his music-teacher parents and also his sister, who majors in French horn performance at SUNY Purchase.

Thursday, November 17, 2016
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Ravena trio put their stamp on St. Patrick's parish events
"Sometimes they say we look like sisters," Donna Hagen told The Evangelist as her twin sister, Diane Hoffman, and mom, Rita Gager, laughed and curly white hair bounced on all three heads.

Thursday, November 17, 2016
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