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7/13/2017 8:45:00 AM
From Sunday bulletins
St. Vincent's parish in Albany noted that SISTER JOAN BYRNE is celebrating her 60th anniversary as a Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. She previously served at St. Vincent's as a pastoral associate for parish administration and was its first parish life director.

Also at St. Vincent's, ELLEN KUETERMAN is the new pastoral associate for faith formation for grades K-five; she also works at Siena College in Loudonville as a life skills coordinator and women's water polo coach. TAHLIA HADLEY is now pastoral associate for youth ministry. She is earning a master's degree from St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry in Albany and also works as youth minister at St. Madeleine Sophie parish in Schenectady and St. Gabriel's in Rotterdam....

Parish life coordinator MAUREEN JOY of Holy Cross parish in Morris just helped her sister celebrate her 60th jubilee as a Missionary Servant....

St. Vincent's in Cobleskill had "Scripture from Scratch" sessions on Thursdays through June 8 at a parishioner's home. The parish has also been holding "listening sessions" to get parishioners' input on events, activities and projects through next summer. "This is the most direct way that we can plan programs that you and your family would like to have available," the bulletin noted....

St. Edward's parish in Clifton Park has been looking for people with library skills or those interested in learning to support the parish library. As its new church is completed, the library will expand. To help, call BILL THORNTON, (518) 348-0652.

St. Edward's honored men and women who served and are currently serving in the military with a display of pictures, newspaper articles, awards and the like....

St. Stephen's parish in Hagaman has formed a pastoral visionary council to engage the Catholic community of the area in conversation about the future needs and goals of the Church. There was a meet-and-greet session after each Mass on a recent weekend to give parishioners a chance to speak with the members: TODD COMPANI, DAN NAGLE, SHEILA PIENIAZEK, KATHY POOLER, CLAUDIA SOMERS, JACKIE VERRUSO, RICK VINES and BRUCE WILLIAMS....

St. Mary's parish in Amsterdam is having its church windows painted as part of its restoration efforts. The parish wished REV. VICTOR POLITO, an Amsterdam native, a happy 63rd anniversary of priestly ordination. He still has family in the area....

A vocation ministry formed at Our Lady of Victory parish in Troy and its mission, Our Lady of the Snow in Grafton, met for the first time to talk about creating a welcoming parish environment that encourages vocations....

Seminarian PETER THIEN NGUYEN participated in the Rite of Candidacy, becoming a candidate for ordination to the priesthood; a potluck dinner was held June 10 at St. John the Baptist parish in Newport to celebrate....

Parishioners from St. Mary's in Glens Falls will tour the ST. MARIANNE COPE shrine and museum in Syracuse Aug. 2. The cost is $60. Call MARY ANNE FLANDERS, (518) 791-0074, and see www.SaintMarianneCope.org. St. Mary's congratulated the members of the "33 Days to Morning Glory" group retreat who consecrated themselves to Jesus through Mary June 22, led by MARIA POLIDORE, TERI UNIS and CATHY VESTERBY.

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