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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
At our April 9 General Membership Meeting, two special people spoke to us about the Bridges Out of Poverty program called Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World (“Getting Ahead.”) Josh Willenbrink, Training Coordinator from Schenectady Works, told of his experiences as a child growing up in poverty and being the first one from […]
In March, we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day at St. Louise House with Friends in Harmony. In addition to their rendition of many popular Irish songs, Sr. Mary Agnes surprised us with her version of “Who Put the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy’s Chowder.” The Sisters enjoyed singing along to their favorite songs and a good time […]
The Albany Ladies of Charity mourn the loss of our long term Spiritual Moderator, Sister Denise Anne Williams, D.C. Sister Denise touched the lives of all people she came across and will be missed dearly. A wake service for Sister Denise will be held today, Thursday, January 11, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m. A […]
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After six weeks, the Ladies of Charity Retreat Countdown has come to an end. Each weekly theme has focused on different images of the cup… the cup of life, the open cup, the chipped cup, the broken cup, the cup of compassion and the blessing cup. Each theme has in turn become a teacher in […]