PEOPLE OF FAITH

Majority of New Yorkers reject late-term abortion

In a recent survey published by the Marist Poll, 75 percent of New Yorkers opposed abortion after 20 weeks. 

Catholic Voices

The Evangelist continues its interview series with Kate Maloney, the Northeast regional coordinator for Students for Life of America.

GROUP KNITS BAPTISMAL BLANKETS, PRAYER SHAWLS

A world of color

Truly this is a labor of love.

Corpus Christi trip brings the Holy Land to life

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 call to penance, communion & change

“The earth was moved and trembled when your way lead through the sea, your path through the mighty waters, and no one saw your footprints.” (Psalm 77:19-20).
‘THANK YOU’

Catholic school makes dream a reality for students, parents

The dream of having a child who wakes up on a Monday morning excited to go to school, isn’t a dream at all. It’s a reality for us at our Catholic school.

CRUSHING LOSS

Abortion expansion becomes reality in New York

God does not call us to be successful. He asks us only to be faithful. We have kept the faith; we have fought the good fight. We must leave the results to him.

MUSIC MINISTRY

Copake Falls harpist brings sacred sounds to parish, patients

Melinda Gardiner, a parishioner at Our Lady of Hope parish in Copake Falls, has donned many hats throughout her life in the Albany Diocese. She is a singer, a registered nurse, a hospice volunteer at ­local hospitals in Columbia County, and has spent almost 50 years studying, teaching and working …

Construct no wall around sacred space

Images of endless war, overflowing refugee camps, hate-filled terrorists, billion-dollar weapons, starved children — I want to flee this world’s violence.  

The Gift of Giving

Deacon Jim Bower, interim administrator of Holy Family parish in Little Falls, was awarded the 2018 Spirit of Giving Award through the Gram Lorraine Christmas Program.   

Seven Sisters of Mercy celebrate 425 years of service

The Sisters of Mercy – Northeast Community congratulates seven sisters in Albany who celebrate jubilee anniversaries this year, and who, collectively, have provided 425 years of service to the Empire State and beyond.

EMMAUS MINISTRY

One-day retreat focuses on healing the pain of loss

Early Saturday morning on Nov. 17, more than 35 people gathered at St. Kateri Tekakwitha parish in Schen­ectady for a one-day retreat for grieving parents seeking peace and comfort. 

RECONNECTING WITH FAITH

Local woman sees a sign from God in request to be godmother to niece

As a teenager, Terri Voss wasn’t ready to be confirmed. “I was just a young girl,” she explained. “For my confirmation, we needed to go away on a retreat and I had never been away from my family before.”

CHRISTMAS FEELING FUND

Stamford ecumenical fundraiser serves local families in need

George Bergleitner is bringing Christmas to the town of Stamford a little early this year with the help of the 46th annual Christmas Feeling Fund.

HEALTHY HOMES

Two major grants boost services of St. Catherine’s Center

Over the past several months, St. Catherine’s Center for Children in Albany has been awarded two major grants totaling more than $8 million in funding for two of the agency’s supportive housing projects.
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