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Coats for the Community

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We want to thank the Cohoes Senior Center, the Mayor’s office, the Cohoes Senior Housing Authority and all of our faithful volunteers.  The volunteers publicized, collected, transported, sorted, displayed and helped the shoppers select coats.  Also, a special thank you to the men that moved the coat racks, assembled the racks and then took them […]

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Saturdays with the Sisters Halloween Party

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Once again, Mary Clinton planned and executed a fun-filled Halloween party for the Daughters during October’s Saturdays with the Sisters.  Games were played, scary monsters were made out of Play-Doh, BINGO games were won, and yummy treats were consumed by all.  The day concluded with the children trick or treating with the Sisters.  See below […]

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Fall Membership Mass and Dinner

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Our annual Fall Membership Mass and dinner was held on Tuesday, September 24.   Father Patrick Butler led us in a wonderful celebration of the feast of St. Vincent DePaul at DePaul House Chapel.  Fr. Robert Gielow concelebrated the Mass.  Fr. Gielow is the twin brother of the Spiritual Moderator for LCUSA, Fr. Richard Gielow.   Once […]

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2019 National Assembly of the Ladies of Charity of the United States

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“Begin to Weave and God Will Provide the Thread:  Ladies of Charity in Action” Kathy Kavanaugh There were 150 Ladies of Charity from across the United States who gathered in their usual sense of love and acceptance of one another to celebrate the work of our associations and to strength the outcomes and enthusiasm for […]

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WE MADE THE NEWS!

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Be sure to check out the article in the July 11 edition of The Evangelist entitled “Building ‘Bridges’ to a New Life” (pg. 8).  Read about the recent Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World graduates and how they are determined to succeed. 

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GETTING AHEAD IN A JUST-GETTIN’-BY WORLD

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On June 20, two women were celebrated as they graduated from the Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World program that is run through Bridges Out of Poverty.  The ceremony was held at the Watervliet Housing Authority.  Lisandra Sepulveda and Charlotte Brown spoke of their Future Stories, which were inspirational and heartwarming.  We wish […]

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AFRICAN FAIR with the Daughters of Charity

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The Daughters of Charity hosted the African Fair on June 14.  All items for sale were beautifully displayed as well as the baskets reserved for the raffle drawing.  The Ladies of Charity were generous in their donations of items to be sold, preparing two baskets for the raffle, taking chances to win those baskets, providing […]

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INSTALLATION OF NEW MEMBERS

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On Thursday, May 16, 2019, the Albany Association of the Ladies of Charity held their Installation Mass and dinner. The beautiful Mass was presided over by Bishop Edward Scharfenberger at the DePaul House chapel followed by a dinner at Wolfort’s Roost. Over 70 of our members attended and it was wonderful to enjoy good food […]

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May Crowning

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On May 11, we held our annual May Crowning at the Daughters of Charity DePaul House Chapel.  We began our morning with a breakfast reception followed by Mass, which we all shared with the Sisters.  We crowned two Mary statues, one in the DePaul House Chapel and one in the St. Louise House courtyard. It […]