St. Gabriel the Archangel Church
Weekly Events

October 16, 2017  |  October 09, 2016  |  October 02, 2017  |  September 25, 2017

Special Events

The annual Cohoes Coats for the Community is scheduled for the end of October.  The Christ Child Society is once again collecting any gently used fall and winter coats, hats, scarves, gloves or mittens that you might have. Men, women, and children of all ages are served by this event.  Please contact Jeanette May at 366-2589 or jeanette1@nycap.rr.com if you have any items to donate to this very important event. Jeanette will take donated items until October 20.

Get Ready! There’s a music concert Rockin N’ Rollin’ into town. Make plans now to see Hey Jude, the area’s premier Beatles Tribute Band. The concert will be held on Saturday, November 4, at 7PM in the St. Madeleine Sophie Parish Center. General Admission is $15 a ticket, $10 for students. Tickets go on sale September 16 after all the masses. Tables may be reserved by buying 6 or more tickets.

Snacks, beer, wine and soda will be on sale all night. The Family Promise Ministry of SMS/SGA is running the kitchen for a fundraiser for our ministry and will have available for purchase Chili, Hot Dogs, Chili Dogs, Nachos, coffee, tea and deserts.  Bring your dancing shoes, dress-up in period clothing, and most of all, let your hair grow long!(No carry-ins will be permitted, thanks). Call 356-1072.

Called to Serve Family Sunday Registration Information - November 12, 2017 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm - St. Paul the Apostle Church, 2777 Albany Street,  Schenectady.  Join together for an afternoon of prayer, learning and hands on works of mercy!  All ages welcomed.  Children must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.  Registration forms are available in St. Gabriel's and St. Madeleine Sophie Church Gathering areas.  Questions:  contact the Faith Formation Office 518 355-3115 or worksofmercyschdy@live.com.  Register early space is limited.  Registration deadline is October 30th.

Holy Hour for Life will take place on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 PM at St. Gabriel Church. Services will include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, silent adoration, novena prayers for Life, Rosary and will conclude with solemn Benediction of the Holy Eucharist.

A men’s prayer group will meet downstairs at St. Madeleine Sophie’s Faith Formation Building at 7 pm on the first Wednesday of each month.  During this meeting, the men engage in an open and forthright discussion about life, our Catholic faith and communal prayer.  All men are invited and welcome to attend.  Moderator is Father Leo Markert.

The Good Neighbor Program provides clothing care packages to local school aged children in need to help them feel confident and comfortable to face the school day.  We accept gently used or new clothing for boys and girls in all sizes.  We also always appreciate donations of new socks and underwear. Donations may be left in the marked bin in the gathering area at St. Gabriel’s Church.   For more info contact us at 347-0871 or email worksofmercyschdy@live.com.  To learn more about the Works of Mercy Initiative or to make an online gift, visit our website at worksofmercyschdy.org

St. Madeleine Sophie and St. Gabriel the Archangel Parishes are excited to announce the release of our own parish app. This new app will be available for parishioners to download on both Apple iPhone , Android phones and iPads.

For parishioners who would like to start using my Parish App immediately:

  1. Text App to 88202 to download our parish app.
  2. Download my Parish App from the link in your returned text message.
  3. Select St. Madeleine/St. Gabriel Parishes after opening the app and our parish   app will be available for use."

Please join us as we share a delicious luncheon, friendship and conversation as we carry out our Mission--Challenging Poverty:  One Child at a Time"

Please see the ‘Weekly Bulletin’ for additional Parish activities