Newsletter-Issue 11
St. Mary's - Amsterdam, NY
Sacred Heart of Jesus, Albany, NY
Sursum Corda: Documents and Readings on the Traditional Latin Mass
All Souls Day
Altar Servers
The Bible
Carmelite Rite Mass
Church Councils
Daily Mass
Divine Mercy
Easter Week
Eucharistic Adoration
First Fridays
Holy Days
Information for Newcomers
Latin Mass Parishes
Latin Prayers
Liturgical Colors
Mass Propers
Motu Proprio
Nuptial Mass
St. Blaise Day
Pilgrimage for Restoration
St. Joseph's Church- Troy, New York
Saints Days
Stations of the Cross
The Tridentine Mass
Vermont Latin Mass Group
Why the Old Mass?
Immaculate Conception 2016

St. Peter and St. Paul's Parish Newsletter
April 30, 2003   News of Interest to our Parishioners and to Friends of the Traditional Latin Tridentine Mass
Father Baniak Update
Father Walter Baniak is now recuperating in Room 209 at Villa Mary Immaculate Nursing Home in Albany (301 Hackett Blvd., Albany, NY 12208). Send him a card, pay him a visit, or say a prayer for his recovery.

Parish Events
A High Tridentine Latin Mass will be offered at 12:30 PM, Sunday, May 4. The New York Catholic Chorale, under the direction of Thomas Savoy, will perform Francesco Guerrero's Missa Congratulamini mihi and Geurrero's motet Ave Maria. A parish luncheon will follow. For more information call 518-274-4083. ************************************************ FATHER FLANIGAN ANNUAL DINNER---The 5th Annual Rev. Thomas K. Flanigan Humanitarian Award Mass and Dinner is scheduled for Sunday, May 4, 2003. Following 4 pm Mass at St. Peters, there will be a reception and dinner at the Franklin Plaza, Troy. *********************************************** Honorees are Michelina DeRubertis, Hon. John McNulty and Elizabeth Owens. Posthumous awards will be given to the families of William Donnelly, William Maloney and Filomena Padula. *********************************************** For more information, call 272-2750 or 274-3792. Proceeds will benefit the Father Flanigan Marching Band at St. Augustine's School. *********************************************** FIRST FRIDAY--MAY 2 Friday, May 2, 2003 marks First Friday. A Tridentine Mass will be celebrated at 8 AM at St. Peter's. *********************************************** MAY DAY PROCESSION --- The second Annual May Day Parade will be held at 6 PM on Thursday, May 1, 2003 starting at St. Patrick's Church (3039 Sixth Avenue). Participants will then march to St. Peter's, where a Litany to the Blessed Virgin Mary and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will be held. Contact Al Mertz (857-2076, 767-2219 or or Howard Reilly (664-5013) for further details. ************************************************* Marriage Encounter Weekend--June 20-22 --- Keep your marriage and communication in shape. Call Tony and Joan Viscusi at 518-399-5406 or 1-888-824-6420 for information.

Tridentine Mass in Rome, May 24
FROM UNAVOCE.ORG--On Saturday, May 24th, at 3:30 PM in the Basilica of St. Mary Major, his Excellency Cardinal Daržo Castrillon Hoyos will pray the Holy Rosary and will offer a Low Mass in the traditional Roman rite. This information has been confirmed by Una Voce Italy. Please urge anyone you may know who will be in Rome on that day to be present for the Mass. This is the first time, since 1970, that a Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church, Prefect in office, has celebrated in public a Holy Mass according to the traditional rite, in Rome, in a papal Basilica. All are warmly invited and encouraged to attend this important celebration of Mass.


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Mass Intentions

It's not too early to reserve your Mass Intentions for 2004. To reserve your's contact Denise Mahoney, the Administrative Assistant at St. Peter's (518-272-2750 or Visit the parish website to see Mass Intentions for 2003.