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The Evangelist
Sunday, February 24, 2019

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  • When reading the Gospel or listening to a homily in church, it can be difficult at times to visualize the stories and teachings of Jesus in all their glory.

  • A parish in focus
    Parishioners involved in the ministry act as volunteer photographers for parish events, special Masses or parties, helping to chronicle the life of the St. Pius X community through photos.
  • Parishes and schools held various events celebrating the joyous Christmas season.

  • In a season of joy, some struggle with loss
    In the midst of Christmas wonderment, it can be easy to forget the many parishioners in the Albany Diocese who are struggling with grief and loss.
  • Pilot parishes surpass goal, pave way for campaign
    It’s a milestone moment in the Albany Diocese: All nine of the pilot parishes who spearheaded the diocesan-wide “Re-Igniting Our Faith” campaign have not only successfully completed their initiatives, they’ve surpassed their collective goal.
    PARISHIONERS OF ST. HENRY'S Church in Averill Park had a "boxwood tree party" last weekend, decorating small boxwood shrubs as the countdown to Christmas continues. (Nate Whitchurch photo)

  • Interim parish leaders named
    Interim team leaders for parishes in the Albany Diocese that are in-between pastors have been appointed to the parishes of Holy Spirit, East Greenbush; St. Joseph’s, Worcester; and Our Lady of Mount Carmel, St. Adalbert’s and St. Paul’s, all in Schenectady.
    MORE THAN 70,000 Lego blocks went into a special project at St. Joseph's parish in Scotia last weekend: Parishioners built a replica of Vatican City with help from architect Stephen Schwartz of Building Blocks Workshops.
  • Crescent parish offers booklet to aid faith formation for families
    St. Mary’s parish in Crescent is helping faith formation students — and their parents — to practice their faith with the parish’s first catechism booklet, titled, “Knowing Our Faith: A Guide to the Assessment of Catholic Basics.”

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