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The Evangelist
Thursday, February 2, 2023

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  • Students honor forgotten Civil War soldier
    "This kind of trip brings history alive and connects our 21st century students."
    Anne McKenna, Lauren Costello, Timothy Ryan and Abigail Kienzle are standouts in their class.
    The money will be used to implement an addiction prevention program in five area Catholic elementary schools.
  • Saints go marching in
    Catholic Central High School in Troy and Siena College launched their “Crusader to Saint” Academic Partnership, last week which will allow seniors to take college-level courses on Siena’s campus.
  • The problem with substantial equivalency
    School review system could put fate of Catholic schools in public hands.
  • Build the ‘City of God’ with the help of Legos
    Four years ago, Vici Armsby, pastoral associate for faith formation, had an idea to try an “out-of-the-box” approach to faith formation in her K-sixth grade sessions after attendance dwindling in the cold, winter months of January and February.
  • Faith formation leader’s work is ‘100 percent a vocation’
    Since becoming pastoral associate for faith development at St. Matthew’s parish in Voor­heesville, Joy Galarneau has found more than a career.
  • Siena exhibits handwritten Bible
    Siena College in Loudonville is working to ignite the faith of students, faculty and others in the Albany Diocese with an exhibit of the St. John’s Bible, the first handwritten and illustrated Bible of its scale created since the invention of the printing press in the 15th century.
    PEOPLE WHO EXERCISE know that it helps their fitness level to periodically change up their workouts, trying different exercises. St. Edward the Confessor parish in Clifton Park just followed this principle when in comes to the faith of children, offering a summer "Cross Training Camp" with activities, Bible stories and music.
    THE ST. ISAAC JOGUES YOUTH CONFERENCE last weekend at the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs in Auriesville focused on boosting teens' faith and inspiring them to think about what their vocation in life might be. The theme for this year's conference was "fearless."

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