On January 31, 2020, thirty Junior Ladies were installed at the Academy of the Holy Names. The beautiful Installation Mass was celebrated by Fr. Patrick Butler during which the Junior Ladies and the Ladies of Charity who were in attendance together pledged the Act of Consecration. We welcome and congratulation these young women!
In December, the Ladies and Daughters of Charity kicked off the holiday season with a sing-a-long. Jean Tebbetts, Sheila Morris Barnes and Ann Rose accompanied the Daughters in singing traditional Christmas tunes. Sheila treated everyone to a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and delicious homemade cookies were shared by all. Music and fellowship […]
In November, the Ladies and the Daughters of Charity spent an afternoon writing Christmas cards to our soldiers with over 100 cards being sent. What a wonderful way to tell the men and women who keep us safe that they are appreciated and being remembered.
At our November board meeting, we were treated to a visit by Northeastern Regional Vice President, Irene Siedlarczyk, and National Board of Directors member, Holly Walter. We were given an opportunity to talk about all of our ministries and hear about everything happening at the National level. Irene shared with us the Begin to Weave […]
By Kathy Kavanaugh The Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World graduation was held on December 19, 2019 at the Watervliet Housing Authority. The graduates, Amber Craver and Shaquise Herring, could not have spoken more eloquently. They both spoke of hesitancy for joining classes that last 2.5 hours a week for 12 weeks. Amber thanked Mary […]
By Christine Sheridan and Judy Farrell This Christmas we were again overwhelmed with donations of cold-weather gear and personal care items. We are grateful to many churches, organizations and individuals who help us assist our soup kitchen guests. In addition, Catholic Charities has provided us with jackets, blankets, gloves, socks and toilet paper. All of […]