March 13, 2024 at 11:05 a.m.

EVENTS MARCH 15-21

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FRIDAY, MARCH 15

Scotia

Mary’s Way of the Cross at St. Joseph’s Church (231 Second St.) at 7 p.m. Join us this Friday for a powerful presentation of the Stations of the Cross through the eyes of Jesus’ mother, Mary. Please invite a neighbor or friend and join us for this special evening.

MARCH 15 & 22

Glenville

Haddock Fish Dinner Fridays at Immaculate Conception Parish Center (400 Saratoga Road) from 4-6:30 p.m., or until sold out. The Glenville Knights of Columbus will host a fundraising fish dinner these Fridays of Lent (March 15 and 22). Indoor dining includes your choice of fried/baked haddock, fried/baked potato, along with coleslaw, hush puppy, dessert and coffee/drink. Takeout orders of fried haddock, fried potato, coleslaw, hush puppy and dessert are also available. All dinners are $15. For children (6 years and under), mac and cheese dinners will be available for $5. Cash or checks only. Proceeds go to local charities and food banks. For information, email [email protected].

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 22, 29

Speigletown

Fish Fry Fridays at Transfigur­ation Parish (50 Hillview Drive) from 4-6:30 p.m. Join us on Fridays in Lent (March 15, 22) for our parish fish fry. In-house and takeout are available! A special seafood chowder (with shrimp and clams) is available for takeout only on Friday, March 29 (with a 4-6 p.m. pick-up). Orders can be placed at the fish fry dinners or by calling the parish office (518) 235-0337 between 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Chowder must be pre-ordered by Tuesday, March 26.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

Albany

St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Dinner at Christ the King Church (20 Sumter Ave.) from 5-7 p.m. in the parish center. Takeout available! Adults are $20 and children under 12 are $5. Music, cash bar and a raffle. Bring a dessert to share and a canned good for donation to the Regional Food Bank to receive one raffle ticket. For reservations, call (518) 456-1644.

Albany 

Lenten Faith on Film at St. Vincent de Paul Church (900 Madison Ave.) at 2 p.m. Join us for the latest installations in our Lent film series! Join us for “Brooklyn” on March 16, and “Jesus in Montreal” (in French, with subtitles) on March 23. All movies are held in the parish meeting room 1 (downstairs in the church.)

Schenectady 

Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage Experience at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (1255 Pleasant St.) at 9:30 a.m. Come experience a trip to Lourdes from the comfort of our church. Receive Lourdes water, touch the Grotto rock, and enjoy Eucharistic procession, adoration, benediction and the rosary. For more information, contact the parish office at (518) 393-4109 or [email protected]

Speigletown

The Book Nook at Transfigur­ation Parish (50 Hillview Drive) will be open from 9 a.m.-noon on the first and third Saturdays of the month.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

Delanson

Corned Beef Dinner at Our Lady of Fatima (1735 Alexander Road) from 12 p.m. until sold out! Join us for a delicious corned beef dinner, complete with cabbage, carrots, potatoes, bread, dessert and a beverage. Only $12 each. Eat in or takeout is available! Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. 

MONDAY, MARCH 18

Online

Virtual Synod Listening Session from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dioceses all across the U.S. are being asked to hold a new round of synod listening sessions, focusing on church structure, organization, leadership and church life. To register for the online session, visit rcda.org/synod

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

Amsterdam

Fire of Faith at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church (39 St. John St.) from 6:30-9 p.m. Join us for a faith-filled night! The first half of the evening will be “A Visit with St. Paul” with a performance by Glen Smith (6:30-7:30 p.m.), followed by adoration, benediction, faith sharing, and a reflection by Deacon Tom Fallati (7:30-9 p.m). Light refreshments will be provided.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

Latham

Synod Listening Session at St. Ambrose Church (347 Old Loudon Road) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. To register for this session, visit rcda.org/synod.

Schenectady

Memorial & Healing Mass at St. Paul the Apostle Church (2733 Albany St.) at 6:30 p.m. Join us for a night of healing and listening for anyone who has experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death. Come join us for a night of prayer and community. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

Schenectady 

Fish Fry Suppers at Our Lady Queen of Peace (210 Prince­town Rd.) from 4- 6 p.m. Eat in or takeout available!

MARCH 22-23

Albany

Evening of Song and Lenten Retreat at St. Vincent de Paul Church (900 Madison Ave.) Join us on Friday, March 22, for an Evening of Song at 7 p.m. and a Lenten Retreat on Saturday, March 23, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Composer Dan Schutte, whose music includes “Here I Am, Lord,” and approximately 160 other hymns, will lead the Evening of Songs and the Lenten Retreat. Admission is $15 for each day or $25 for both days. Ticket and sponsorship information can be found at www.ivcusa.org/Schutte. For more information about the IVC Albany Region, email [email protected].

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

Cohoes

Blessing of the Easter Baskets at St. Michael’s Church Hall (20 Page Ave.) at 10:30 a.m. Come out for a fun day where children and their Easter baskets will also receive a special blessing! The blessing of the Easter baskets, also known as “Swieconka,” is one of the most enduring and beloved Polish traditions on Holy Saturday during Easter.


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