Knights of Columbus
In our Parishes, we have the great blessing of four Active Knights of Columbus Councils. They are Msgr. Claude A. Gobet Council #6067, Father Real Labrie Council #7248, Council #7273, and the Fourth Degree Assembly #706. The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal organization for Catholic men based on the principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. Membership is open to Catholic men, ages 18 and up. We are always looking for Catholic Gentlemen to become members of the Knights of Columbus.
Threads of Faith
Barb Stadnicki - 518-643-0101
Our Threads of Faith group consists of many talented people who enjoy sewing and crafting. They use their talents as a way to bring comfort, joy, encouragement, and support through the creation of a variety of items. These have included masks, hospital gowns and pants, placemats for the holiday food baskets, pillow pals for children of domestic violence, fleece hats for the homeless and alterations of chasubles and stoles for the priests. Meetings are the first Thursday of every month from 10:30-1:30pm in Jubilee Hall
Families are assisted at the time of death of their loved one with a parish visit to plan the funeral liturgies, to offer a luncheon following the funeral. An annual memorial service is celebrated on All Souls Day with a reception to follow hosted by the Bereavement Committee which consists of 11-14 volunteers.
This group of parishioners are available to assist a family when they experience the death of one of their members. Any one or more of the following services is available:
Help in planning the funeral liturgy
Preparation of a funeral luncheon
Catholic Daughters of the Americas
Our Parishes are blessed with two active courts of the Catholic Daughters, Court St. Monica #2598 in Peru, and Court St. Kateri and St. Andrea #2663 in Morrisonville. We are a parish-based women's organization that meets the first Tuesday of each month with the exception of February and November. We meet in Jubilee Hall at St. Alexander's Church at 6:00 p.m. for combined business and social evenings. The organization is open to all Catholic women ages 18 and up. We are a warm, energetic, welcoming group of women. We welcome new members!
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Patricia Bordeau - 518-643-8959
Our Prayer Shawl Ministry is a group of individuals who share the talent of knitting and crocheting. Our mission is to provide comfort, encouragement, support and warmth to people who have a physical, emotional or spiritual need. We create prayer shawls, lap robes, Baptismal bibs, blankets and shawls, hats and mittens as well as preemie and baby blankets. Our garments are provided to local groups as well as being personally delivered to fellow parishioners. As these garments are made, the crafter prays for the future recipient. Meetings are the fourth Wednesday of the month from 1-3pm in Jubilee Hall
Children's Liturgy of the Word
The Children's Liturgy of the Word is an opportunity for youngsters to be led into deeper understanding of the Scriptures. If you are interested in helping, please contact Sister Deepali.