28 Aug
2011

Fr. Yanas Update Website

The Yanas Family is planning to set up a website on which interested persons and parishioners can keep track of Fr. Yanas’ progress while he is away.  Starting Monday, August 29th you can log onto the Caring bridge website to to view the family’s posts regarding Father’s progress and also leave messages for him to read.  Visit the website www.caringbridge.org and enter Revjohnyanas (no spaces) for the latest news and to leave a message for Fr. Yanas

28 Aug
2011

Save The Dates!!!

Flapjack Breakfast at Applebee’s will be on Saturday, September 17, 2011.  Tickets will be available for sale after Mass in coming weeks.

The Annual Father James Vaughan Golf  Scramble will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2011.  More information about this exciting and fun event will be published in the bulletin in coming weeks!

17 Aug
2011

West Point Football Trip Planned

St. Michael’s Men’s Club is planning a trip to West Point for an Army vs. Northwestern football game at 3:30pm on Saturday, September 17, 2011.  The cost for the game is $80 and payment is requested when you sign up.  Please make your check out to St. Michael’s Men’s Club.  The bus will leave St. Michael’s parking lot at 8:30am.  If interested, please call St. Michael Parish Office 283-6110.  Thank you!

17 Aug
2011

What’s a Missal?

This Missal that is changing is the one that the priest uses   on the altar.  This contains the prayers for both Sunday and weekday liturgies.  Some may remember the days of our having missals that we brought to church with us.  We now use missalettes and hymnals in church.  These books will contain the new prayers for those in the congregation, so you won’t need your own book for church.  So we can get used to the changes, there will be pew cards available to help us  all follow the new prayers used during mass beginning the first Sunday of Advent, 2011.

Next week: more questions and answers on the Missal.

11 Aug
2011

Stars For Our Troops


The Stars For Our Troops Program takes worn, used American Flags and turns them into a prized possession for an American Soldier at home, on base or overseas.  Volunteers lovingly cut each embroidered star from the flag, dispose of the stripes properly, and place each star into a tiny plastic bag with a card.

The card reads: “I am part of our America Flag that has flown over a home in the U.S.A. I can no longer fly.  The sun and winds have caused me to become tattered and torn.  Please carry me as a reminder that you are not forgotten.”

You may drop your old American Flags at the rectory or send to:

Gettysburg Flag Works,  715 Columbia Turnpike East Greenbush, New York 12061 Attn: Stars for Our Troops

7 Aug
2011

Adopt-a-Garden bed

The Garden Club is meeting on Wednesday evenings 6-8pm to help beautify our church grounds.  If you or your family would like to help, please join the fun.  If anyone would like to “Adopt-A-Bed” and have a particular flower bed to plant and maintain, we welcome the help and will proudly post a sign with your family name.  Please call Dave and Maureen Lammon for more information at 271-6577.

28 Jul
2011

Pro-life Golf Tournament

Capitol Region Pro-Life Council will be hosting a 1st Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, August 11 at Western Turnpike to benefit services and education ministries.  Cart, lunch and dinner included for $100.  Donations welcome.  More information and sign up call Susan at 452-1175.

28 Jul
2011

Sunnyview Volunteers Needed

Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital is looking for new volunteers.  These volunteers deliver mail and flowers to our patients, as well as visit with them, assist them with writing letters, and some even shop for patients.  Please feel free to call Joan Vaviolette at 386-3631 for more information.

27 Jul
2011

FAITH FORMATION

Our Confirmation program for 2012 is underway.  If  you are a teen, in at least 10th grade and have not yet celebrated the sacrament of Confirmation, and would like to celebrate this sacrament next Spring, you need to register ASAP.

Teens attending both Catholic and Public Schools need to participate in the immediate preparation for this sacrament.  Registration forms for the Confirmation program are available on the bulletin board in the church.

10 Jul
2011

Attention Young Adults!

Ever wondered   just what’s going on at Mass?  Want to learn how to make the most of this time, but don’t know where to start?  Join us Thursday, July 21 at 7pm for “Capital Region Frassati Presents…”  What is the Mass? with    Fr. Rendell Torres.  Grab a brew and a bite to eat at Brown’s Brewing Co. in Troy, while learning more  about the Catholic faith with your peers.  All young adults 18-39, single or married are welcome.  Spread    the word!

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