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Feast of St. Paul to be celebrated on June 30th and July 1st 2017

posted Jun 21, 2017, 6:49 PM by StPaulsAlbany Church   [ updated Jun 21, 2017, 6:50 PM ]

Dear All, We cordially invite all of you to join us in the celebration of the feast of St. Paul on June 30th (Friday) at 6:30 pm and July 1st (Saturday) at 8:30 am. Please find attached the flyer for more details

Feast of St. Paul

Rev. Fr. Alex K Joy appointed as the new Vicar

posted Jun 12, 2017, 6:37 PM by StPaulsAlbany Church   [ updated Jun 12, 2017, 6:38 PM ]

On June 10th, 2017, Rev. Fr. Sujit Thomas was relieved from his duties as the Vicar of Church and Rev. Fr. Alex K Joy was appointed as the Vicar of St. Pauls Indian Orthodox Church, Albany NY 12309


HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE 2017

posted Apr 10, 2017, 7:14 PM by StPaulsAlbany Church   [ updated Apr 10, 2017, 7:14 PM ]

Holy Week Schedule @St. Pauls Indian Orthodox Church, Albany NY

Palm Sunday - April 9th 
8:30 am – Morning Prayer, Holy Qurbana and Palm Sunday Service

Pesaha - Wednesday – April 12th
· 6:30 PM – Evening Prayer
· 7:30 PM – Holy Qurbana.

Holy Thursday – April 13th
· 7:00 PM – Evening Prayer & Devotional Address

Good Friday – April 14th
· 8:00 AM – Good Friday Services
· 3:00 PM - Kanji
· 5:00 PM – Evening Prayer

Holy Saturday – April 15th
· 9:00 AM - Morning Prayer
· 9:45 AM - Holy Qurbana and Prayer for All Faithful Departed
· 7:00 PM - Kymtha Evening Prayer

Easter – Sunday – April 16th
· 8:00 AM – Morning Prayer
· 9:30 AM - Holy Qurbana & Easter Service followed by Easter Feast

OVBS - Summer Session - August 12th (Friday), August 13th (Saturday)

posted Aug 11, 2016, 9:08 AM by StPaulsAlbany Church   [ updated Aug 11, 2016, 9:08 AM ]

The schedule for both days is below.

There is a $10 registration fee per child.

 

St Paul’s Indian Orthodox Church Albany NY

Friday August 12, 2016

&

Saturday August 13, 2016

8:30 AM to 4 PM

 

Psalms 43:4 "God is my greatest Joy-I will go to my Lord"

 

8:30 AM – Arrival, Breakfast

9:00 AM – Morning Prayer

9:25 AM – Welcome by Mrs. Elizabeth Paul

9:30 AM – Song Session –

10:00 AM – Classes for 3 groups- Seniors , Juniors, Primary

11:00 AM – Workshops                        

Seniors -  Discussion

Juniors & Primary – Arts & Crafts

12:00 Noon – Prayer

12:30 PM         Lunch

1:30 PM –

            Session for all – Movie –

2:30 PM -  Games

3:30 PM – Closing Session - Songs

4:00 PM – Dismissal 

 

-- Fr. Sujit T. Thomas Cell : 516-754-0743 | Home:  718-347-2416

MGOCSM Blood Drive - Saturday, July 30th 2016

posted Jul 19, 2016, 7:19 PM by StPaulsAlbany Church   [ updated Jul 19, 2016, 7:20 PM ]

MGOCSM Blood Drive:


American Red Cross is organizing a blood drive in association with St Paul's Indian Orthodox Church, Niskayuna NY. Please see the attached flyer for more info. As you know, the need for blood is constant. Although thousands of people are donating blood, it is never enough. You can also donate blood every 56 days which not many are aware. We encourage you to participate in this blood drive. The gratification is instant. Be the one to make a difference.

Save the Date and do register to donate!


We prefer you contact our blood drive coordinator Mr. Dany Abraham at the earliest via cell (732-423-5890) or visit

http://www.redcrossblood.org/give/drive/driveSearchList.jsp…#


to schedule a time slot for donating blood/double blood cells, so that you don't have to wait.


If you have any questions regarding this blood drive, like for example : Am i capable? Does my ailment stop me from donating blood? or any other blood drive related questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Dany Abraham.


Also, please pass and share this information/post with your friends and neighbors too if they would be interested.


When : Saturday, July 30th 2016, 10am - 3pm
Where: St Paul's Indian Orthodox Church (Meeting Hall)


Blood Drive July 30th 20116

Consecration of St Paul’s Orthodox Church Albany NY

posted May 31, 2016, 5:42 PM by StPaulsAlbany Church   [ updated May 31, 2016, 5:43 PM ]

Consecration of St Paul’s Orthodox Church Albany NY

The Consecration of the St Paul’s Indian Orthodox Church Albany will take place on Friday, June 3rd and Saturday June 4th, 2016. The Rite of Consecration will be led by byDiocesan Metropolitan, His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos. We are requesting your prayer and presence during the blessed occasion.

Friday, June 3rd

  • 6:30 PM – Evening Prayer
  • 7:00 PM - Consecration Service - 1st Part, followed by Dinner

Saturday June 4th

  • 7:30 AM - Matins, Final Part of the Rite of Consecration, & Holy Qurbana, followed by Public Meeting and Luncheon
SPIOC Concecration

Lenten Retreat

posted Mar 16, 2016, 4:40 PM by StPaulsAlbany Church

L E N T E N R E T R E A T
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Our parish will have a Lenten Retreat on March 18 & 19 (Friday and Saturday). This year’s speaker is Rev. Fr. Laby George, Vicar of St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Washington D.C. Achen is a renowned Retreat Father, a gifted devotional singer and composer. Please make plans to attend the retreat and let your friends and local family members know too so they may attend. Holy Confession will be available on these days. Please find attached the flyer. Refreshments will be there on both these days.
Lenten Retreat 2016

41st Memorial Day for Kochamma (Mrs. Achamma Thomas)

posted Oct 29, 2015, 5:34 AM by StPaulsAlbany Church   [ updated Oct 29, 2015, 5:34 AM ]

Kochamma (Mrs Achamma Thomas) - 41st Memorial Day

Sunday School - Area Level (Area 4) Talent Competition

posted Oct 9, 2015, 3:18 PM by StPaulsAlbany Church   [ updated Oct 9, 2015, 3:18 PM ]

Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, Northeast American Diocese, Area Level (Area 4) Talent Competition:

1. St.Mary’s Indian Orthodox Church, Boston, MA
2. St.Thomas Indian Orthodox Church, Newington (Hartford), CT
3. St.Thomas Indian Orthodox Church, Camillus (Syracuse), NY
4. St.Thomas Indian Orthodox Church, Rochester, NY
5. St.Paul’s Indian Orthodox Church, Niskayuna (Albany), NY
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Venue : St. Pauls Indian Orthodox Church,1930 Hillside Ave, Niskayuna NY 12309
Date/Time: Saturday, October 10, 2015 (11am-4pm)
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Please see attached flyer for more information.


Flyer

Thank You - Blood Drive Oct 3rd 2015

posted Oct 7, 2015, 7:18 PM by StPaulsAlbany Church   [ updated Oct 7, 2015, 7:22 PM ]

We want to extend a big “thank-you” to all of the donors who rolled up their sleeves to donate blood and to all the volunteers who helped out, on Oct. 3rd, 2015 at the Church Blood Drive Event in association with American Red Cross. 

It was a difficult time for the entire parish, its well wishers and the community, by the loss of our own Kochamma, but still many came together for this priceless effort and made it a success.

Donated blood is perishable and, therefore, must be replenished. This means that donors are continually needed to ensure that blood is available year-round

Thanks to the generosity of 26 kind hearted people, Red Cross was able to collect 20 pints of life saving blood, which helps save countless lives. These donors have shared the gift of life and are to be commended. God Bless!

Whether you booked an appointment, came in with family members to show your support, or just stopped because you saw our signs along the roadway, your time and donations are greatly appreciated.

We also offer our heartfelt thanks to the many volunteers and our blood-drive coordinator Mr. Santhosh Abraham who worked tirelessly to make it happen.


Blood Drive 2015

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