Respect Life Ministry
Respect Life Ministry


Please save the date to march as a Diocese with Bishop Ed at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Friday, January 19, 2018! Details will be available in the future. For general information, please check out the March for Life website. Thank you!


AlbanyNational Day of Remembrance Local Event – Saturday, September 9, at 1:00 PM. Location: Albany Rural Cemetery, Section #68, Lot #16, Cemetery Avenue, Menands, NY 12204. Please come pray at this ecumenical event with Bishop Ed. Sponsors: St. Ann Maronite Catholic Church, St Madeleine Sophie Church Respect Life Ministry, and Citizens Concerned for Human Life. Please find more information and the flyer here or contact Theresa Schweigert, St. Madeleine Sophie Parish Respect Life Coordinator, at or 518-355-5919.

BroadalbinHoly Hour for Life – Every Tuesday from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Blessed Sacrament Chapel in St. Joseph’s Rectory.

CairoGospel of Life Holy HourEvery third Friday of each month after the 9:00 AM Mass. Location: St. Catherine of Siena Chapel. Benediction, pro-life prayers and Rosary. Call: (518) 622-3319.

Rotterdam – Holy Hour for Life – Every third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Location: St. Gabriel the Archangel Church. Sponsored by St. Madeleine Sophie Respect Life

Round LakePro-Life Rosary and Devotions to end abortion – Every 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Corpus Christi Church Daily Mass Chapel.

Schenectady – All are invited to join a Group Mercy Project. On each First Saturday of the month, through September 2, a group will gather in front of Planned Parenthood in Schenectady to pray the rosary as Our Lady requested for reparation at 8:30 AM. First Saturday Mass and Communion will be available at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glenville, at 7:30 AM on the First Saturdays. After Mass, we go directly to the Planned Parenthood site to begin the rosary at 8:30 AM. For details, contact Caterina at 518-836-1177. “Practicing the First Saturday Communions of Reparation devotion makes available the graces necessary for the salvation of souls at the moment of their death.” The Message of Fatima

Troy – Diocese of Albany Courage – Next monthly meeting: Wednesday, August 16th. For more information, please contact Courage of Albany email:; phone: 518-496-4771. Fr. John Yanas (, is the recently appointed Chaplain for the newly activated Courage ( apostolate in the Diocese of Albany. Courage is the apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church that ministers to those with same-sex attraction. Confidentiality assured.

Troy – Pray the Rosary at Planned Parenthood in Troy – Every Thursday, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM, meet at Monument Square, Troy. Led by the Society of Our Lady of Guadalupe in association with St. Joseph’s Church, Troy.  For more information, please contact Peter Landauer at 518-320-6111.

Troy – Theology of the Body (TOB) – Every Thursday evening, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.  Location: Sacred Heart Church, 310 Spring Avenue, Troy, NY. TOB of Albany Facebook page: Theology on Tap - Albany  


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We look forward to serving you! Thank you very much!

Renée Morgiewicz  |  Coordinator of Parish Services & Respect Life Ministry
(518) 453-6609  |  Cell: (518) 390-3936