Second Sunday of Lent
February 28th & March 1st , 2015
CALENDARS have been revised. Be sure
that yours is marked “revised 2/18/15”.
THE MAN BORN BLIND – reflection,
discussion and prayer, with Father George, following the 11:00am Liturgy on
March 9 - 6:00pm – St. James
March 23 – 7:00pm – St. John
Fridays – 3:00pm – St. James
March 16 – 7:00pm at St. James by Confirmation class
March 6 – 4:00pm Stottville
March 13, 20, 27 – 7:00pm – Stuyvesant Falls
Sundays – 1:15pm – Stuyvesant Falls, en Español
Good Friday – Living Stations at St. Joseph – Stuyvesant
BLACK BOOK is available at the
entrances of the church. It contains
reflections through Easter Sunday.
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance
Saturday, March 14th –
Catered by The Spice of Life
Tickets $15.00 after Mass or call Jerry
KNITTERS meet Monday nights at 7:00pm. Those who knit or crochet at all levels are
ELVES –meet each Tuesday at 9:30am. Elves are a social group that gather to
craft for parish bazaars, bake and host our bi-annual trash & treasure. All
COLLECTION was $4,283.82.
Same week last year was $3,840.00. Special collection was $743.00 - last year
CEMETERY A reminder
that the roads will be closed when there is snow & ice.
INTENTIONS – Anyone wishing to have
a mass intention for a Monday or Wednesday mass should call the office. There are some available.
MEALS ON WHEELS is in need of volunteers. Please see the flyer at the church entrances
FORMATION CLASSES for Elementary,
Grades 9 & 10 and Confirmation Prep will resume on March 1st .
Confirmation – Sunday, April 19, 4:00pm
Confirmation Retreat – Sunday, March 15 10:30 – 4:30
9th Grade Retreat – Saturday, March 7th 3:30pm –
8th Grade - Liturgy Mass at 10:30 on March 15th
BAPTISM - There are NO baptisms during Lent. The first scheduled baptism after Lent will
be the weekend of April 18/19. Please take this into consideration when
planning the baptism of your child. Please call in advance for the paperwork
needed to schedule your baptism.
at St. Luke’s on Tuesdays,
through March from 5:30pm-7:00pm
browse in our boutique!
March 1, 8, & 22
1:00pm – 4:00pm
April dates are not yet determined.
Prom Gowns Evening Wear Party Dresses
will be appreciated.
Adult volunteers are also needed. Please call RuthEllen at 758-1828 if you are
willing to help.
READING Join us on Sunday, March 15th
, at 3:00pm at St. James Church in Chatham as we read together the entirety of
the Gospel according to Mark. All are
welcome, and please BYOBible! This is a
group activity, and so if you would like to be one of the readers, please sign
up with Joe and Connie Mondel by calling 392-5874 and they will assign you a
ANNUAL SPAGHETTI DINNER sponsored by the Valatie Fire Department on Saturday, March 7, from
4:00pm – 7:00pm at the Valatie Fire House.
Price: $8.00 – adults, $4:00 child 6-12, under 6 free. Eat in or take
out. Take outs starts at 3:30pm. Tickets
available from members or at the door.
SNOW CLOSINGS mean NO DAILY
MASS for that day at St. John’s.
Mass will be celebrated if there is a school delay.
BLOOD DRIVE – Monday, March 16th
1:00pm – 7:00pm at Church of St. Joseph, Stuyvesant Falls. Contact is Carol Qualtieri at 799-2133.
SCOUTS interested in participating in the Girl Scout
Religious Awards program, please contact Sue Delp at 758-9035 or firstname.lastname@example.org to get more
information. This is a wonderful way to learn more and grow in
your faith. As an added bonus Juniors
and older receive their medals at the Cathedral from the Bishop!
HEALTH CLINIC – Medical
Professionals, Spanish-speakers, and Spanish speaking
medical professionals are invited to help out with the bi-annual health clinic
at St. Joseph’s in Stuyvesant Falls following the Noon Mass in Spanish on March 8th.
To volunteer time and talent, please communicate with
Kathryn Roberts at the Columbia County Dept. of Health: Kathryn.email@example.com
March 8 at
Kinderhook Golf Club
Eucharistic Bread was baked this weekend by
Eucharistic Bread will be baked next
TAX STATEMENTS – If you use parish envelopes and would like
a statement of your donations from the past year, please contact the parish office.
Contribution statement for your donation to the Bishop’s Appeal will come
directly from the Diocese.
TAX HELP FOR SENIORS is being held at the Village Hall in
Kinderhook. Please call 758-9342 to make
THIS WEEK’S MASS SCHEDULE
4:00 Christopher Tuttle by
& Eugene Burke by Margaret
7:30 Mary Rutherford by
10:30 Vivian Cardaras by
Joanne & Family
& Special Intention by
Mon 3/02 11:00 Lyle Boyce by Regina
Wed 3/04 11:00 Mary Mariak by Anne &
Sat 3/07 4:00
Christopher Tuttle by
& Henry Fischer by his
7:30 Marion Endryck by Regina
& Margaret Gorke by Steven
& RuthEllen Berninger
10:30 Katherine McConvery by
Traci, Mike, Emily,
Analisa & Margino
& Robert Hall by Ransen
& Special Intention by
Next Sunday’s Readings:
Exodus 20:1-17 Lord ,you have
1 Corinthians 1:22-25 the words of
Please keep in your prayers the sick and
home bound of our parish and those who care for them:
Allen, Isabel Arndt, Bob Babirad, Donald Bellanger, Kim Bellosi, Andrew Borsa, Eileen
Bracone, Alfred Carpentier, Gerard
Cimon, Patricia Cordato, Zoe Covey, Clarence Dennis, Jane DiMura, Marian
Dobert, Beth Drzymala, William Dupuis,
Charlie Flatt, Dan Furey, Donald
Gaylord, Kathy Gerardi, Elizabeth Guiden, Owen Hogan, Special Intention, Joanne
Jakiela, Janet Kerr, Morey Lampson, Pinky Laviano,William Lindberg, Catherine
Meyers, Damian Monahan, Chris Murynec, Melissa Ann Murray, Madi Panfilloff,
Barbara Prezdpelski, Tim Renn, Kathy Rosbrook, Alice Salvatore, Glenn Simmons, Caroline
Simpson, Sean Spicer, Kevin Sutton, Tricia Stampfli, Edwin Strehler, Janet Van
Leuvan, Lyn Vail, Jackie Waterhouse, and Erica Wordon.
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