St. Augustine’s parish in Troy will celebrate St. Anne’s Day Oct. 26, 7 p.m., with a eucharistic celebration, a candlelight procession, veneration of St. Anne’s relic and guest preacher REV. GUY DESROCHERS, CSSR....

“Wings and Wisdom” is being held for college students Oct. 25, 7 p.m., at Stella Luna Restaurant in Oneonta, with free pizza and wings and a talk by REV. DAVID MICKIEWICZ of St. Mary’s parish in Oneonta. St. Mary’s sponsors the local Newman Catholic Community....

BISHOP EDWARD B. SCHARFENBERGER just wrote about Mary as the “Undoer of Knots.” St. Edward’s parish in Clifton Park is starting a “Mary’s Ladies of the Knots” ministry: In prayerful devotion to Mary, the Undoer of Knots, women will make and give knotted fleece quilts to people in the community who face “knots” in their lives. The group will meet the first Monday of each month at 10 a.m.; email Joanne DeNovio, denovioj@yahoo.com....

St. Luke’s parish in Schenectady notes that music director MARIA RICCIO BRYCE was inducted into the Amsterdam hall of fame, recognizing her “outstanding achievements in the arts.” She is known for her musical compositions, theater productions and 22 years of making music at the parish....

St. Henry’s in Averill Park is having “bring a friend to church weekend” Oct. 27-28, with a pancake breakfast after Sunday Masses offered by the Knights of Columbus....

St. Mary’s parish in Glens Falls wishes a happy 50th wedding anniversary to DANA AND NORM HALL. At St. Mary’s in Albany, congratulations are in order for JOANNE MALOY AND MARY NASH who were appointed by BISHOP EDWARD B. SCHARFENBERGER as trustees for the parish....

St. John the Baptist parish in Newport and Ss. Anthony and Joseph in Herkimer announce the advent of a new religious education coordinator: JEAN SCHIFANO, who will work with children in faith formation for both parishes....

Altar Rosary Societies are being celebrated everywhere: At St. Adalbert’s parish in Schenectady, the society is marking 115 years of prayer and service; St. Mary’s in Waterford thanks its 50-year members.

Also at St. Mary’s in Waterford, the youth group just held its first meeting of the year for teens in grades eight through 12....

St. Stanislaus in Amsterdam notes that its Holy Name Society hosted an area-wide corporate communion with members of the St. Mary’s and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Societies joining in.

St. Stanislaus also celebrated the birthday of parishioner EFFIE WOJTKIEWICZ, who is 103....

St. Jude the Apostle parish in Wynantskill just got 12 new sponsors for students at St. Gabriel’s School in Fontaine, Haiti, bringing its total to 50 students sponsored through the parish and school....

Parishioners of St. Joseph’s in Greenfield Center are participating in the DAN PROVOST memorial walk at Skidmore in Saratoga Springs Oct. 27. Mr. Provost was a St. Joseph’s parishioner who passed away in 2014 at age 23 as a result of a drug overdose after struggling for several years with substance use disorder. The walk remembers lives taken too soon, raises awareness of addiction, educates the community about recovery services and celebrates those living in recovery. See http://raisaratoga.org/event-3045923 or contact KEN AND MAUREEN PROVOST at (518) 587-8422 or mkdprovost@aol.com.