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Teen's trip to Uganda was a lesson on gratitude, giving
To a lot of Americans, "First World problems" and "luxury problems" are just funny Twitter hashtags, used to describe tangled earbuds or mushy french fries.
But when Zoe Poli-Laddis went on a service trip to Uganda this summer, she saw the disconnect between her life and the lives of the Ugandan children she met.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Greenfield teens transition from altar servers to ushers
"When I 'aged out' of being an altar server, an old guy asked if I would like to be an usher. I thought it was the coolest thing," Thomas Cronin recalled.
Thursday, August 17, 2017

TAKE HIM OUT TO THE BALLGAME: Priest tries to visit every MLB stadium
Rev. James Fitzmaurice, pastor of Christ the King parish in Westmere, Albany, is getting closer to fulfilling his baseball dream: visiting every one of the 30 major-league stadiums.
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Cobleskill Catholics hold listening sessions
This summer, St. Vincent de Paul parish in Cobleskill held a group of "listening sessions" after a Saturday-evening vigil Mass to get parishioners' input on parish events, plans and projects for the new fiscal year.
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Parish team phones people not in pews
Mass-goers can get used to seeing the same faces in the pews around them each Sunday, but that doesn't mean an empty pew one week becomes a cause for concern.
St. Adalbert's parish in Schenectady thinks maybe it should be.

Thursday, August 3, 2017






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