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Sunday, December 16, 2018

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  • Bishop invites St. Clare's pensioners to Dec. 20 listening session
    A preliminary conversation concerning St. Clare’s pension program will be held Thursday, Dec. 20, beginning at 3 p.m., at the Sarazen Student Union (SSU) at Siena College in Loudonville. Sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, the listening session will be an opportunity for Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger to hear from those directly and personally affected by the pension crisis and identify needs.
  • Cathedral choir performs sacred sounds
    The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception echoed with the gorgeous sounds of Haydn’s “Missa Cellensis,” performed by the Cathedral Choir on Dec. 7.
  • 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 Schen¬≠ectady for a one-day retreat for grieving parents seeking peace and comfort. 
  • 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.”
  • Cuomo restores aid to schools
    After vetoing similar legislation last year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that restores a standard for calculating state reimbursement of administrative mandates placed on Catholic and other religious and independent schools.
  • Hudson to dedicate chapel for perpetual eucharistic adoration
    Rebecca Romanchuk, who attends St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Hudson, was the driving force behind the new Chapel of Our Lady of Victory, a perpetual eucharistic adoration chapel located at St. Mary’s Church in Hudson. It will be dedicated Nov. 17.

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