March 19, 2024 at 10:06 a.m.

EVENTS FOR MARCH 19-28

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If you want your event to be published in the Calendar, please email us at [email protected] or mail your event to 40 N. Main Ave., Albany NY 12203, Attn: The Evangelist. All Calendar items must be submitted by Wednesday of the week before publication.

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

Albany

Stations of the Cross at Christ the King Church (20 Sumter Ave.) at 7 p.m. The Very Rev. David Mickiewicz and Barbara Palumbo will present “In the Green Wood and the Dry,” a Way of the Cross with Psalms. The Divine Praises call Jesus “True God and True Man.” Come walk with Jesus, True Man, and view the Passion from His perspective.

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 the fund­raising fish dinner. 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].

Schenectady 

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 29

Speigletown

Fish Fry Fridays at Transfigura­tion Parish (50 Hillview Drive) from 4-6:30 p.m. Join us on Fridays in Lent 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.

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 23

Delmar

Young Adult (21-39) Card-Stravaganza at St. Thomas the Apostle Church (35 Adams Place) from 1-6 p.m. Let’s have fun while serving others! Join us at St. Thomas for a service-focused social. Enjoy a potluck and take some time together to make and write cards for the organization “Love for Our Elders.” We will also play all card-based games: Red 7, Love Letter, Fill or Bust, Catholic Card Game, Apples to Apples, etc. If you have a card-based game (does not involve using a board to play) feel free to bring it! Confession and Mass will be available at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. RSVP by March 22 and sign up for the potluck. https://shorturl.at/pvHNT.

Schenectady

Meeting on Joining the Diaconate at St. John the Evangelist (806 Union St.) at 10 a.m. Are you being called to the diaconate? An informational meeting for men and their wives (if applicable) in various stages of inquiry about the diaconate, or who may be interested in finding out more about the diaconate, will be held at St. John the Evangelist.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

Glenville 

Holy Thursday Lasagna Dinner at Immaculate Conception Church (400 Saratoga Road) at 4:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Join us for this communal dinner! RSVP by March 25. Sign-up online or in the gathering space. Eat-in only; no takeout orders.

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.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

Glenville

Red Cross Blood Drive at Immaculate Conception Church (400 Saratoga Road) from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The need is great! To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-red-cross or visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: ImmaculateConception. 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Saratoga

“Who Is My Neighbor” Discussion at Saratoga Knights of Columbus (50 Pine Road) from 8:30-10:30 a.m. You are invited to join us for food, fellowship and fun between young adults (ages 18-39) and the older generation (ages 65+) to discuss the topic of “Who Is My Neighbor?” This event will bridge the gap between older and younger generations by having discussions about the faith and how we can better serve each other and the Church as a whole. There is no cost for the breakfast, but a free-will offering will be available. Generations of Faith is a collaboration between the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, Spa City Catholic, Goodwill Network and the Knights of Columbus. All attendees must register. Space is limited. For registration, visit https://forms.gle/FZKKJhyZxEoyFgF97. For more information, please contact Trip Gagnon at [email protected].


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