HOLY TRINITY PARISH
ST. MARY’S CHURCH                                       NATIVITY CHAPEL                                 RESURRECTION CHURCH
    429 EAST ALLEN STREET                               CTY. RT. 31 & CTY. RT. 10                               9 CHURCH STREET
      HUDSON, NEW YORK                                   LINLITHGO, NEW YORK                                 GERMANTOWN, NEW YORK
         (518) 828 - 1334                                                                                         (518) 537 - 6136

PARISH ADDRESS:                                                                                        PARISH WEBSITE: www.stmaryhudson.org
Holy Trinity Parish                                                                         (There will soon be a www.holytrinityhudson.org website)
429 E. Allen St. – P. O. Box 323
Hudson, NY 12534-0323                                                                                      PARISH OFFICE PHONE: (518) 828-1334
INFORMATION ABOUT                                                                                                             INFORMATION ABOUT
ST. MARY’S CHURCH, HUDSON                                                              RESURRECTION CHURCH, GERMANTOWN
MASS SCHEDULE :                                                                                                               MASS SCHEDULE :
Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:00 PM                                                                Saturday Vigil Mass: 5:30 PM (Nativity Chapel, Linlithgo)
Sunday Mass: 9:00 AM                                                                           Sunday Mass: 11:00 AM (Resurrection, Germantown)
Daily Mass: 7:15 AM (Monday – Friday)                                                                                       Daily Mass: As announced
Holy Days: As Announced                                                                                                      Holy Days: As Announced
CONFESSIONS IN HUDSON:                                                                                         CONFESSIONS IN GERMANTOWN:
Saturday: 2:30 - 3:45 PM; 7:15 - 7:45 PM                                                                             15 minutes prior to all Masses
Anytime by appointment                                                                                                    Anytime by appointment
MAILING ADDRESS:                                                                                                              MAILING ADDRESS:
St. Mary’s Church                                                                                                         Church of the Resurrection
429 E. Allen St. – P. O. Box 323                                                                                       9 Church Street – P. O. Box 96
Hudson, NY 12534-0323                                                                                                        Germantown, NY 12526
(518) 828-1334                                                                                                                        (518) 537-6136
STAFF AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH                                                                                  STAFF AT RESURRECTION CHURCH
Rev. Winston Bath, Pastor                                                                                                 Rev. Winston Bath, Pastor
Rev. Mr. Charles O’Neill, Deacon                                                                                   Rev. Mr. Charles O’Neill, Deacon
Mrs. Kathleen Jenkins, Office Manager                                                                              Ms. Eva Swiontkowski-de Nardis,
Mrs. Maura Nedwell, Administrator of Religious Education                                                           Pastoral Associate for Parish Life
Mr. Michael Van Allen, Pastoral Associate                                                                                     Mrs. Arlene Liepshutz,
Mrs. Rita Koeppel, Director of Music                                                                          Pastoral Associate for Parish Finances
Mrs. Linda Meicht, Pastoral Care
Mr. Orville Maxwell, Superintendent of Maintenance                                          For Sacramental Information,
                                                                                      please call the Office at 828-1334.
                                                        PASTOR’S INFORMATION
If any of the following items pertain to you or your family, please check the box by that item. This information will be a great help.
(Please tear off and put in the collection basket, or mail to the rectory.

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Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Telephone Number: _________________________________________
Previous Address, if changing: _____________________________________________________________________________________________
   New in Parish; would like to register at  St. Mary’s Church, Hudson  Resurrection Church, Germantown   Nativity Chapel, Linlithgo,
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HOLY TRINITY PARISH                                                                   GERMANTOWN & HUDSON, NEW YORK

                            Hudson                                                          Germantown
                 READINGS AND HYMNS                                                MASSES FOR THIS WEEK
   Reading: p 228; Opening Hymn: # 357; Closing: # 422
                                                                                24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
                                                                     SATURDAY VIGIL MASS: (September 12–– Linlithgo)
            MASSES FOR THIS WEEK                                     5:30 PM Peter Charowhas – Mary Jane Fuchs
MONDAY: Weekday (September 14)                                       SUNDAY MORNING MASS: (September 13–– Germantown)
7:15 AM Sophie Pyskaty – Debbie & Tom Daus                           11 AM. Anthony Bartolotta - Mary
         For Favor Received – Ann Hanway
TUESDAY: Weekday (September 15)                                      MONDAY: Weekday (September 14-Germantown)
7:15 AM Filomena Faye Macher – Husband, John                         9:00 AM Good Health of Diane Fox - Parish
         Robert Betts – Mary & Bob Delaney                           TUESDAY: Weekday (September 15-Germantown)
WEDNESDAY: Weekday (September 16)                                    9:00 AM Rose Marie Helimnak
7:15 AM Thanksgiving for Family & Blessings                          WEDNESDAY: Weekday (September 16-Linlithgo)
                   – Dolly & Lee Van De Carr                         8:00 AM Chuck Avery
        Walter Hentschel – Frank Hentschel                           THURSDAY: Weekday (September 17-Germantown)
                                                                     9:00 AM Dolores Avery
THURSDAY: Weekday (September 17)
7:15 AM John Yates (39th Anniv) – Children & Grandchildren           FRIDAY: Weekday (September 18-Germantown)
                                                                     9:00 AM Robert Bunce-Peace of Mind
FRIDAY: Weekday (September 18)
7:15 AM Mary Campagnolo (1stAnn.)
                   – Sister, Kathy Costacurta & Family                     25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
                                                                     SATURDAY VIGIL MASS: (September 19—Linlithgo)
25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIMES                                        5:30 p.m. Frank Pancheri - Ilda
SATURDAY VIGIL MASS: (September 19)                                  SUNDAY MORNING MASS: (September 20—Germantown)
4:00 PM Anna Wicenty, John Stefanski & Edward Barry                  11:00 a.m. Good Health of Diane Fox
                     – Jessie Barry
                                                                                          LITURGICAL ROLES
        Anna M. & Harold W. Rowen – Rita & Harry Koeppel
        Dora Graziano & Sister, Ada Grand & Family                                    For the Weekend of September 19-20
                                                                     LECTORS:             EUCHARISTIC               GREETERS/
SUNDAY MORNING MASS: (September 20)                                                          MINISTERS              USHERS:
9:00 AM Clara & Warren Peters – Debbie De Long                       Saturday Vigil 5:30 PM (Linlithgo)
        I. Claire & Edward Hilligas – The Family                     C. Armstrong              S. Hotaling                     C. Newberry
        The Scott Family – Theresa S. Kreig                          Sunday, 11:00 AM (Germantown)
        For the Living & Deceased of our Parish                      A. Liepshutz           D. Priveratsky                     V. Randazzo

                     LITURGICAL ROLES
                For the Weekend of September 19-20                   Question of the Week:
LECTORS:          EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS                SERVERS:      What does it mean to think as God does?
Saturday Vigil 4:00 PM             CH: F. VanDeusen J. Smith
K. Jenkins          PH: M. Anuska PC: E. Maloy
           OH: R. Paul     OC: C. Paul                                     SACRIFICIAL                            GIVING
Sunday, 9:00 AM                CH: Deacon O’Neill        M. Meyer
                                                                                          Spirituality of Stewardship
F. Rees         PH: R. Maichin PC: M. DiCintio           W. Meyer
                OH: S. Alessi   OC: JM Alessi            J. Rutkey     To become more of the individuals God intends us to be, we
                                                                     have to change our desire for self-gratification to a desire to share.
     Readings for the Week of September 13
Sunday (Sept. 13): Is 50:5-9a/Jas 2:14-18/Mk 8:27-35
                                                                     Regular Offertory Last Weekend (September 6).………$6,430.00
Monday:       Nm 21:4b-9/Phil 2:6-11/Jn 3:13-17                      .

Tuesday:      1 Tm 3:1-13/Jn 19:25-27 or Lk 2:33-35                  Heat and Utilities……………………..………….………………..$ 920.00
Wednesday: 1 Tm 3:14-16/Lk 7:31-35                                   Evangelist………………………………………………………..$ 278.00
Thursday:     1 Tm 4:12-16/Lk 7:36-50
Friday:       1 Tm 6:2c-12/Lk 8:1-3                                                            GERMANTOWN
Saturday:     1 Tm 6:13-16/Lk 8:4-15                                     Amounts are not available yet. They will be reported next week.
Sunday (Sept. 20): Wis 2:12, 17-20/Jas 3:16 - 4:3/Mk 9:30-37
                                                                       acoustic-fun-loving music and a passion for their faith. The day

    The Week Ahead                                                     will be filled with excitement, games and food. Tickets are $5 per
                                                                       person. Anyone attending NCYC 2009 (National Catholic Youth
                                                                       Conference) or thinking about attending NCYC 2011 is
MONDAY, September 14                                                   encouraged to attend.

▄ Our Lady’s Busy Beads: Please come and enjoy mak-                       Steve Agrisano will perform in concert at 7:00 p.m. Steve is
    ing Rosaries for homebound, hospitalized, and missions. All        recognized as one of the most dynamic and effective
    supplies are on hand. All you need to do is come and have fun      communicators with Christian youth in the country. A singer,
    in this worthwhile effort to promote Our Lady’s message of         songwriter and storyteller, Steve creates relevant, dynamic music
    praying the Rosary. Even if you don’t know how to make a           for liturgy and listening, proclaiming that through Christ we have
    rosary, come down and learn. Everyone, regardless of age, is       the power to carry out God’s work. Tickets are $15 before
    welcome. Location: St. Mary’s Academy, Third & Allen Sts.,         September 1st and $20 at the door.
    Hudson. Time: 6:oo p.m. For further information, contact
    Donna Hoffman at 828-3619.                                           For those attending the Youth Rally and concert, total
                                                                       admission price (before 9/1) is $20 per person.
WEDNESDAY, September 16
                                                                          If we have enough interest in this event, we can rent a bus for
■    The Gathering: Please come and share in the ongoing               transportation. Please RSVP no later than September 6th in order
     study of St. Paul’s Letters to the Corinthians. The    sessions   for us to know whether a bus is necessary. A message for Eva
take place the first and third Wednesday       evening of each         Swiontkowski-de Nardis can be left at 537-6136 or at
month, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m., at the St. Mary’s Academy Library,           rccgtown@valstar.net . A message for Maura Nedwell can be left
Third & Allen Sts., Hudson. All members of the community are           at 828-0843 or at maura@mhcable.com.
welcome to participate. For more information, call Charles Vieni
at 851-7981.

T H U R S D A Y , September 17
 Our Lady of Grace Prayer Group will meet at                7:00      A Family Perspective                    by Bud Ozar
p.m. in St. Mary’s Church to pray for the Holy Father, all priests         If we want to be happy at home we must commit (“lose
and religious, for the needs of our parishes, for peace in our         ourselves”) to our family. If we try to be independent from
hearts and all nations, and prayers for personal petitions. Everyone   others (“save ourselves”) we end up lonely and alone.
is welcome to      join them in prayer. For further information call
                                                                       Happiness is found in commitments. The Gospel is true: We
Charlie or Linda Meicht at 828-3435
                                                                       save our life by losing it.

                                           Festival                                            Help our parish
                                                                                          serve future generations.
                                           & Picnic                              Please remember your parish in your will.
                                                                                       Its official corporate name is:
                                                Holy Trinity Parish          The Parish of the Holy Trinity, Hudson, New York
                                             Picnic at Palatine Park                                   or
                                             Pavilion, Ger-mantown,              you can leave a specific bequest to be used
                                             (inside the Activities                   at St. Mary’s Church, Hudson,
Building in case of inclement weather) on Sunday, October 4 th                    or Resurrection Church, Germantown.
from Noon to 3:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Beginning at 12:30
hot dogs, hamburgers, coffee, tea and apple cider will be provided.
Those attending are asked to bring a dish to share. RSVP by
September 27th (518-537-6136). Come and meet new parishioners
and enjoy renewing acquaintances with “old” ones. (Please note:
there will be no faith formation sessions at Resurrection this day.)

              Diocesan Youth Rally
                       September 26th
  On Saturday, September 26th, St. Clements Church in Saratoga
will be the host of the first Diocesan Youth Rally, followed by a
Steve Agrisano concert in the evening. This rally is for all youth,
grades 7 and up. The Youth Rally will be 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Popple
will the featured entertainment. They are filled with comedic-
           Hospitality/Ministry Fair                                   NCYC Organizational Info
Introducing St. Mary’s Catechists
                                                                          Youth who will be in grades 9 through 12 in the year 2011
                                                                       (entering grades 7 thru 10 this year) and are interested in attending
                                                                       the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indian-apolis in 2011
          Train a child in the way he should go,                       are invited to contact Mrs. Maura Nedwell at 828-0843 or
          and when he is old he will not turn from it.                 maura@mhcable.com. This bi-annual confer-ence is attended by
                           Proverbs 22:6
                                                                       25,000 Catholic teens from across the country. The Albany
  Saint Mary’s is blessed with a wonderful wealth of parish-ioners     Diocese traditionally sends 300 teens. Interested teens will travel
who have been called to the Ministry of Catechist. Our Catechists      with Maura Nedwell and we will be housed with other teens from
meet weekly with their classes throughout the school year planting     our Diocese. Attending this event is an experience of a lifetime!
seeds of faith in young people’s hearts that, with God’s good          Cost to attend (airfare and conference fees) is approximately
grace, will grow and flourish.                                         $1,000. If we begin fundraising efforts now, we can reach our goal
                                                                       without over-taxing already busy schedules. Depending on the
   Our Catechists serve through witnessing to Gospel values,           response to this offering, there may be a need for an additional
offering opportunities for spiritual development and providing         parent chaperone or two. Parents, please let Mrs. Nedwell know if
prayerful support, availability and presence to our young people.      you have an interest in chaperoning this event.
Along with preparing lessons and organizing age-appropriate
materials needed for class activities, our catechists continue their
own spiritual development through taking time to nourish their
own personal relationship with the Lord. We are truly grateful for
their commitment to our parish’s future!
                                                                           Religious Education Classes
                                                                         begin next Sunday,September 20th
Combined Parish Pastoral Council                                                   All classes will meet immediately
Meeting September 15th                                                                 at Saint Mary’s Academy
                                                                                     following the 9:00 a.m. Mass
    The combined Parish Pastoral Council of Holy Trinity Parish
will meet on Tuesday, September 15th, 6:30 p.m., at St. Mary’s
Rectory, Hudson. All members of Parish Pastoral Councils and
                                                                         Registrations and Schedule on are on line
Pastoral Planning Teams are asked to be present. Agenda: plan the             now at www.stmaryhudson.org
year out, review progress of merger, and address any areas of

                              We welcome back                                                         Sunday to be
                              the Choir                                                               celebrated next
                                  This weekend our choir returns to
                               the 9:00 a.m. Mass for the fall. We                                    weekend
                               are happy to welcome them back with                                       Sunday, September 20th, the third
                               a special blessing.                                                    Sunday of September, has been
    If you would like to sing, have some fun, and praise God all at    designated as “Catechetical Sunday” by our nation’s bishops. The
the same time, this is the opportunity for you.                        theme for this year’s celebration is “Catechesis and Proclamation
   For further information, please see Rita after Mass, or give her    of the Word.” At our 9:00 Mass next Sunday we will be
a call at 851-7393. She will be happy to discuss this ministry with    recognizing our Catechists and giving them a special blessing. This
you.                                                                   gesture is the least we can do to recognize the invaluable
                                                                       contribution of those generous and dedicated individuals who give
                                                                       so much of themselves.

Greet the Sisters
   On Thursday, September 17th, at 1:00 p.m., Sister Adelina and
some other Sisters of St. Joseph with ties to this area will be
visiting at St. Mary’s Academy, Third and Allen Streets. Anyone
who would like to say hello to the sisters is welcome stop down at
the Academy for coffee, tea, cake, and lots of pleasant
HOLY TRINITY PARISH                                                                           HUDSON & GERMANTOWN, NEW YORK
24 SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME                                                                                 SEPTEMBER 13, 2009

                                 Clothing Drive                                                  Baby Bottle Coin Drive
                                   Our Saints Club is conducting a                              It’s time to return the baby bottles holding
                                 Clothing Drive from now until                                your loose change, which will be given to the
                                 October 25th. We are accepting                               Alight Center. Your bottles can be left in the
                                 clothing in wearable condition,                              Church vestibules. We will collect them and
                                 shoes & belts, stuffed animals and                           pass them on to the Alight Center.
                                 hard toys. These items should be
                                 clean and placed in large, knotted
                                 trash bags. Items can be left in the
                                 Library room on the right-hand side
                                 of the vestibule of the Church.         Living out the Scriptures
                                                                         Some thoughts from the Archdiocese of Detroit:
                                                                         Get behind me Satan, You are thinking not as God does, but as
          Diocesan Marriage Jubilee                                      human beings do…
                                                                            Jesus calls his disciples (and Peter) to understand that you
                           Final Call                                    can’t avoid the truth, and everything does not revolve around
   The Thirty-seventh Annual Marriage Jubilee Celebration,               you. One of our greatest responsibilities as adults is that of
sponsored by the diocesan Office of Evangelization, Catechesis,          sharing the truth, calling forth the truth, and helping our
and Family Life, will be held Saturday, October 17th, 1:00 p.m., at      children and youth to realize that we can’t avoid difficulty and
St. Clare’s Church, Central Avenue, Colonie, NY. Couples                 accountability. In fact, it is “truth” and “accountability” that
celebrating their 25th, 40th, 50th, or other special wedding             will set us free. There is nothing we cannot get through if we
anniversaries are invited to attend this celebration. Bishop Hubbard     work together in honesty. We, like Jesus, are called to teach
will celebrate Mass at 1:00 p.m. and greet couples and their guests at
                                                                         God’s truth.
a reception at the Parish Center immediately following the Mass.
Please call the Rectory at 828-1334 to register.

   The Christian Service Committee in Hudson is now taking
reservations for the 2010 Entertainment Book. If you would like to
reserve your copy, please call Kathryn McDonald at 828-0506.

Save the date!
   Please put Saturday, November 7th, Christian Brothers Academy,
Albany, on your calendar. Plan to join Bishop Hubbard for the annual
Parish Convening –– a day of renewal and nourishment for all who
minister in the parish: Lectors, Communion Ministers, RCIA teams,
ministers to the elderly and the sick, catechists, youth ministers,
outreach ministers, parish pastoral council members, leaders and
coordinators of ministries, and more! Highlights of the day will
include: a joyful gathering celebration, inspiring keynote address by
Father Gerald Fagin, SJ, from Loyola University, New Orleans ––
“Ministering with the Heart of Christ,” workshops, and special
exhibits. Further information available from the Office of Ministry
Formation (453-6670) or david.amico@rcda.org .

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