No matter what your present status is in the Catholic Church;
No matter what your current family or marital situation;
No matter what your past or present religious affliliation;
No matter what your personal history, age, sexual orientation, background, lifestyle, race or color;
No matter your own self-image or esteem;
We invite, welcome, accept, love and respect you in the name of our loving and life-giving Savior, Jesus Christ.
Special Upcoming Events
Advent Program – People of the Nativity
What would it have been like to have witnessed the Nativity? Participants in this Advent program will explore the question and story of faith through discussion of Marci Alborghetti’s book “People of the Nativity”. The last meeting on Dec. 21st will be a prayer service & Advent reflection in Church. For more information contact Peg Anderton, Pastoral Associate (518-347-9955)
Thursdays, December 7, 14 & 21 at 6:30 pm at St. Luke’s Pastoral Center
Acts of Kindness (Fill the Kindness Gift Box)
Begins the second weekend of Advent. Children of St. Luke’s are asked to fill the Kindness Gift Box for the baby Jesus, which will be presented at Mass on Christmas Eve, December 24th at 5 pm
Saturday Dec. 9th/Sunday Dec. 10th – St. Luke’s Church
Advent Reconciliation at St. Paul’s Church
St. Luke’s, St. Paul’s, Mt. Carmel and St. Joseph’s parishes combined with Faith Formation Reconciliation service for Advent.
Monday, December 11th at 6:30 pm – St. Paul’s Church
“In Excelsis Deo” A Christmas Concert at St. Luke’s Church
Annual concert of Christmas Carols & Hymns, free & open to the public featuring special guest artists and the Choir of St. Luke’s under the direction of Music Director: Maria Riccio Bryce. A free will offering will be collected to benefit St. Luke’s Food Pantry. Refreshment will follow after the concert at St. Luke’s Pastoral Center.
Friday, December 15th at 7 pm – St. Luke’s Church
The Story of Christmas & Caroling in St. Luke’s Church Courtyard
Begins in church, followed caroling in the courtyard & refreshment at St. Luke’s Pastoral Center.
Monday, December 18th at 6:30 pm
Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday: 4:00 pm Vigil Mass
Sunday: 8:00 am and 11:00 am Lord’s Day Mass
Daily Eucharist is celebrated at 11:00 am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
The Rosary is prayed before each Mass at 10:30 am.
On Tuesdays the Novena in honor of the Miraculous Medal is offered following the 11:00 am Mass.
“In truth I tell you, in so far as you did this to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did it to me.” Mt 25:40
Christmas Mass Schedule
Christmas Eve – Sunday Dec. 24th
5:30 pm – Vigil Mass for the Nativity of the Lord (with Children’s Christmas Pageant)
12 midnight – Midnight Mass of the Birth of the Savior (begins with Musical interlude starting at 11:30 pm)
Christmas Day – Monday Dec. 25th
10:00 am – Feast of the Nativity of the Lord (Please Note this is a NEW rescheduled time)