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Christ Our Light Catholic Church, 1
Maria Drive, Albany, NY 12211, in
Loudonville about 5 minutes from Wolf Rd., features a chapel with perpetual adoration. They are in need of more
people to fill in some of the time slots, dedicating one hour a week to be with our Lord.
Scott Hahn will present an all-day event
at St. Augustine's, Troy, NY on Saturday, June 29. There is limited seating.
Long-time member of the Latin Mass Community Marian
Rhodes has been released from Ellis Hospital. Please pray for her health. Thank you.
Please continue to pray for Fr. Timothy Ennis, O. Carm who
had surgery February 22, 2013 at Westchester Medical Center. If you would like to send him get well wishes, his address is:
Fr. Timothy Ennis, O. Carm
23 Wellesley Road
Bloomington, NY 12721-4110.
The parish will keep parishioners posted as it hears more.
Fr. Edward E. Sipperly
Our brother, Father Edward E. Sipperly, died in the early morning of January 2, 2013,at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center in Guilderland. At Fr. Sipperly’s specific
request, the funeral will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Ed was born in Cohoes on
May 4, 1927. He did his seminary formation at St. Francis minor seminary in Staten Island and at St. Anthony-on-the-Hudson
Seminary in Rensselaer, NY. He also held a Masters Degree in Education
from Fordham University. He was ordained a priest for the Conventual Franciscans on June
12, 1954 and carried out his ministry within that Religious Institute until he was incardinated into the Albany Diocese in
Ed served as associate pastor in St. Mary’s in Hudson, St. Gabriel in Rotterdam, St. Catherine
of Siena in Albany, and St. Stanislaus in Amsterdam. He was appointed Pastor of St Joseph in Green Island in April of 1977. He retired in 2002. After
retirement he continued his priestly ministry as a part-time Chaplain to the VA Hospital in Albany and was generous in offering his services
to help meets the spiritual needs of parishioners who were comforted by the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.
Please remember Ed and his family in your prayers – and those of your parish – and offer
a Mass for him.
May the Lord welcome Ed to the heavenly kingdom and may he be granted eternal life for his fifty-eight
years of faithful priestly service.
A Solemn Mass of Requiem was held Wednesday the 23rd of January at 6:30pm here at St. Joseph's Church
to pray for Father Edward Sipperly, and to honor his dedication to the community and the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.
O GOD, who did cause your servant Edward to flourish
in sacerdotal dignity among the apostolic priesthood, grant we beseech thee, that he may be joined with it also in perpetual
fellowship. Through Our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God forever and
The Extraordinary Form
of the Roman Rite (Traditional Latin Mass) was offered Friday evening, December 14, 2012 at 5:15pm, at St. Joseph's Church in Troy by Father David Brown
S.J. Father Brown is an astrophysicist working at the Papal Observatory in Rome. He was in NY on business, and in
Albany visiting friends.
Photos are now available of Fr. Michael Taylor's First Extraordinary Form Mass, celebrated at St. Joseph's, Troy, NY on July
A special note: Father Taylor appeared
on EWTN's "The Journey Home" on July 30th at 8pm to share his story of conversion and journey in to the Catholic faith.
Fr. Walter Baniak, who heard confessions for our group for several years, is now at St. Peter's Nursing
Home, Albany, NY.
Photos of Historic Carmelite Mass, Ascension Thursday, May 17, 2012
Confessions are now regularly heard at St. Joseph's Church, Troy, NY each
Sunday from 11:30 AM to 12 Noon.
3rd Order Carmelites
called to a life of allegiance to Jesus Christ! Like our Holy Father Elijah, we are called to proclaim that "The Lord God
lives, and we stand in his presence!" Are you a lay man or woman discerning a call to a greater awareness of God's presence,
a more fruitful prayer life, and a greater commitment to his Church? Consider joining the Lay Carmelite Community of St. Elijah.
For more information visit us at 7pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at St. Joseph's Church (416 3rd St.
), or on-line atwww.stelijahlaycarmelite.com