St. Madeleine Sophie Church
Guilderland, New York
Welcome

This Week at St Madeleine's
         & St.Gabriel's
 
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Staff & Schedules

Lector Schedule 

Eucharistic Minister Schedule  

Altar Server Schedule
    

Pastoral Council Minutes  

St. Madeleine Sophie Barat

St. Madeleine Sophie School

St. Madeleine Sophie /
   St. Gabriel the Archangel
   Faith Formation Program


Faith Formation 2020-2021:
    Registration Letter
 
     Registration Form
 
     FORMED Registration

 

   RCIA (Rite of Christian
        Initiation of Adults)

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish

Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany

Faithful E-Giving

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What is Faithful E-Giving through WeShare?
It is an automated means to financially support the church through regular contributions from your checking, savings, or credit/debit card account.   There is no cost for you to participate in the program.

To enroll:
 use the above
Give Online link.
For additional information - click HERE

Contact Us:
PARISH OFFICE……........(518) 355-0421
   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Mon-Fri
   FAX: ………..(518) 355-0412
   E-Mail:    parishoffice@smsparish.org

See Temporary Hours>>>
FAITH FORMATION   
   OFFICE
..............(518) 355-3115
   Office hours vary. Please Call for
                     Appointment
   Closed on Fridays
   FAX:....................(518) 280-0071
   E-Mail:      ffo@smsparish.org

  

 SCHOOL OFFICE ………(518) 355-3080
   8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Mon-Fri
        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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St. Madeleine Sophie Church
3500 Carman Road
Schenectady, New York   12303
(518) 355-0421

Christmas? 
Please scroll down for information....

 

PLEASE READ A
LETTER FROM FATHER JIM
(click
HERE) TO LEARN MORE ABOUT
THE RE-ENTRY INTO OPENING THE CHURCH FOR MASS
 

Use the links below to register
to attend an upcoming Mass.

Currently you may register
(as of Sundays at 9PM until 5PM on Thursday)
for Sat December 5th & Sun December 6th only.
 
SMS = St. Madeleine Sophie
SGA = St. Gabriel the Archangel

SMS Sat 4:00PM
.
SGA Sun 7:30AM
.
SMS Sun 9:00AM
.
SGA Sun 10:30AM
.
SMS Sun 7:00PM

And for an explanation of the Procedures for Reentry and Reopening
at St. Madeleine Sophie
please view the following video
which details our entrance and exit, seating, and communion procedures -


Explanation of Procedures Video


IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

1) Reservations will be required EVERY WEEKEND
for each person attending Mass in the Church.

2) The links above will allow you to select the time and seating
for the Mass of your choice for
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5th and SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6th ONLY.
3)
You will  receive an email to confirm your seats for the Mass that you selected.
 

WHEN MAKING A RESERVATION USING
SIGN UP GENIUS OR BY CONTACTING
THE PARISH OFFICE, YOU ARE ATTESTING
THAT YOU HAVE READ AND ANSWERED
"NO" TO ALL THE HEALTH QUESTIONS.
YOU WILL BE ASKED TO VERIFY YOUR
RESPONSES AGAIN WHEN CHECKING IN FOR MASS.

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Worship Aid available

Parishioners!  You can now access the Worship Aid
containing all of the hymns for Mass every week
by clicking on the following:
December 5/6

Feel free to print out the worship aid or view it on your phone or tablet
for the 4pm, 9am, and 7pm masses at St. Madeleine Sophie. 

If you do print your own copy and bring it with you to church please remember to take it out of the church building and to not leave it behind in the pews.

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PLEASE CONTINUE TO JOIN US FOR
OUR LITURGIES AND SERVICES


Sunday Liturgies will continue to be
Live-Streamed at 9:00am via Facebook

and made available shortly thereafter via You Tube

For Access:

Facebook Live-stream --  on the parish Facebook page:
St. Madeleine Sophie and St. Gabriel the Archangel
Facebook  - Church of SMS and SGA

Liturgies and Services are also available for viewing
after the live-streamed event has occurred
YouTube Channel -- Church of SMS and SGA

If you have the myParish App, you can click on the
Worship icon for the "Order of Mass"
since you won't have the missals to follow along with the prayers.

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Christmas Letter to Parishioners
(click here)
Christmas Mass Schedule:
Please sign up for the Christmas Eve or Christmas Day Mass of your choice and we will get back to you with seat assignments.  This is to allow for the maximum capacity while maintaining social distancing.  Thank you for your cooperation as we try to keep you safe.

Sign up will be available from December 1st at 9:00am through December 17th at 5:00pm


SMS = St. Madeleine Sophie
SGA = St. Gabriel the Archangel


SMS Christmas Eve 2:00PM
SMS Christmas Eve 4:00PM
SMS Christmas Eve 7:00PM

SGA Christmas Eve 2:00PM
SGA Christmas Eve 4:00PM
SGA Christmas Eve 6:00PM

SMS Christmas Day 9:00AM
SMS Christmas Day 10:30AM

SGA Christmas Day 9:00AM
SGA Christmas Day 10:30AM
 

 

Weekday Masses 
St. Madeleine Sophie Church will have 9am Mass
on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
St. Gabriel
s Church will have 9am Mass
on Mondays and Thursdays.
There
will not be a Monday evening Mass
or Saturday
morning Mass.

Please Note: Wearing facemasks and Social Distancing will be required, and necessary information for tracing will be collected when arriving at the Church for weekday Masses.

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The Diocesan Appeal
(formerly known as the Bishop's Appeal)

Our Diocese is a microcosm of the world, with 126 diverse parishes benefiting from the resources provided by our diocesan pastoral center.  Your Diocesan Appeal gift will impact the spiritual life of Catholics throughout our 14 county area. Through your annual gift, in partnership with your parish and the Diocese of Albany, we will be able to continue to serve you and our faith communities through prayer and worship resources and an array of ministries and programs that ensure the perpetuation of our Catholic faith.

To learn about changes in this annual campaign,
please click HERE

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Faith Formation Office Hours are Limited
Please do not come to the Faith Formation Office
without calling in advance due to our limited hours - Thank you.
St. Madeleine Sophie Faith Formation Office - (518) 355-3115
St. Gabriels's - (518) 355-4193

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Visit the website of the
Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany:

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"During this challenging time,
many of us may be unable to attend Mass.

The Word Among Us, with the help of the USCCB, is honored to provide
complimentary access to the daily Mass readings and our entire website
to help people pray from home."
visit.....

The Word Among Us

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St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic School
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St. Madeleine Sophie School
provides the Guilderland area with a
value-oriented, quality education in a faith community setting.

Learn more at........

SMS School

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Visit the Diocesan Vocations site at....
http://www.albanyvocations.org/

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Parish App


St. Madeleine Sophie/St. Gabriel the Archangel Parishes
have our own parish app.
Please download My Parish App through the
Play store (Android) or App Store (iPhone or iPad). 

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