Prayer & Worship/Sacraments

St. Luke’s Prayer and Worship Schedule

Prayer and Worship is the heartbeat of St. Luke’s Parish. It is through the celebration of the Eucharist, Sacramental Celebrations and Prayer Services that the faith of the community is deepened and individuals are strengthened and empowered to live out our call to discipleship.
There are a variety of ways to worship God at St. Luke’s and all are welcomed to join us and become part of our Parish Community.

Weekend Mass Schedule:

Saturday 4:00 pm Vigil Mass
Sunday 8:00 am and 11:00 am Lord’s Day Mass

Daily Eucharist:

Daily Eucharist is celebrated at 11:00 am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

The Rosary is prayed each day at 10:30 am before the Daily Eucharist.

On Tuesdays the Novena in honor of the Miraculous Medal is offered following the 11:00 am Mass.

 

Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction

Celebrated the first Friday of each month, the ancient and beautiful tradition of Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction is celebrated on the first Friday of each month following the 11:00 am Mass and continuing until 4:00 pm. The Nocturnal Adoration Society continues Eucharistic Adoration from 8:00 – 9:00 pm. All are encouraged to spend some quiet time in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament.

Sacraments

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Baptism

The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated on the last Sunday of the month at  the  11:00 am Mass. A Baptismal Preparation Class for new and expectant parents is a requirement for Baptism at St. Luke’s. Baptism Preparation Classes are held throughout the year. To register for a class, to arrange for Baptism or for more information, please call the Parish Office at (518) 346-3405 or Contact Us Here.

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First Eucharist

First Eucharist is celebrated on the first Sunday in May at the 9:00 and 11:00 am Masses. Children who have reached the age of 7 years and have participated in our Faith Formation Program are welcome to celebrate their First Eucharist at St. Luke’s. For more information or to register in the Faith Formation Program, please call the Parish Office at (518) 346-3405, the Faith Formation Office at (518) 377-8886 or Contact Us Here.

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Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated in the Spring as set by the Bishop’s Office. At St. Luke’s preparation for Confirmation is a 3 year process, beginning in 9th grade. Requirements include: participation in classroom catechesis, Service Projects, a commitment to prayer, the Eucharist and a retreat held prior to celebration of the Sacrament. For more information or to register in our Faith Formation Program, please call the Parish Office at (518) 346-3405, the Faith Formation Office at (518) 377-8886 or Contact Us Here.

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Marriage

Engaged couples who wish to celebrate their marriage at St. Luke’s must call the Parish Office at (518) 346-3405 or Contact Us Here, at least 9 months prior to their proposed date to allow ample time for preparation. No other arrangements should be made before a date is secured with the Parish.

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Anointing the Sick

The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is celebrated communally twice a year. Individuals who wish to receive the Sacrament may call the Pastoral Care Office at (518) 347-9955. In an emergency at the home, hospital, or nursing home, please call the Parish Office at (518) 346-3405 or Contact Us Here.

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Reconciliation

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated on Saturdays at 3:00 pm or by appointment. In addition, Communal Reconciliation Services are held during Advent and Lent. Special Reconciliation Services are also celebrated for the youth of the parish. For more on this please call the Pastor at (518) 346-3405 or Contact Us Here.

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