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

Reflection Shared by Fr. Des, author unknown:
Read first line carefully
Happy moments, praise God.
Difficult moments, seek God.
Quiet moments, worship God.
Painful moments, trust God.
Every moment, thank God.

PLEASE READ A
LETTER FROM FATHER JIM (June, 2020)
(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 Thursdays)
for Sat January 30th & Sun January 31st 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, JANUARY 30th and SUNDAY, JANUARY 31st 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:
January 23/24

January 30/31

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 be Live-Streamed at 9:00am 
via Facebook and YouTube
  

                    Facebook Livestream

  • Need a Facebook account in order to access the livestream.
  • Facebook page is www.facebook.com/SMSandSGA or you can just search SMSandSGA
  • If you have a Facebook account you usually get a notification when there is a livestream occurring.
  • Can watch the livestream at 9am on Sunday’s and will see it on the page when it begins. 
  • We don’t livestream every funeral - only if requested by the family  - but the livestream begins in the same way at the time of the funeral.
  • The video will be archived to the page so you can watch the video even after the livestream has ended.  Might take a few minutes afterwards for the video to be available to view.
  • If not visible on the homepage of Facebook you should click the “video” tab and can see it there.

                     YouTube Livestream

  • You do not need a YouTube login to access the livestream however it makes it easier if you choose to create a login and subscribe to the YouTube Channel.
  • YouTube page is https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgobmTqOSwXCeUOS0f_zg2g or you can search Church of SMS and SGA.
  • If subscribed to the channel you would get a notification via email or on the YouTube page when a livestream is occurring.
  • Can watch the livestream at 9am on Sunday’s and will see it on the page when it begins.
  • We don’t livestream every funeral - only if requested by the family - but the livestream begins in the same way at the time of the funeral.
  • The video will be archived to the page so you can watch the video even after the livestream has ended.  This is different than Facebook because it takes until the next day (sometimes not a full 24 hours but at least the next morning) to be able to view the video on the YouTube channel homepage. 
  • If subscribed to the channel you can more easily find the video and watch the livestream even after it has ended because of receiving that notification.  For those who are on the homepage it will not be visible until the next day.

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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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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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