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Welcome ... We're Glad You're Here

Come to me all who labor, and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 

~Matthew 11:26 

Parish Mission Statement

We are the people of God called to serve God and one another as we journey toward the fullness of God's Kingdom.  The celebration of the Eucharist is the center of our Roman Catholic lives.  We welcome all to be a part of our parish family, worshipping, praying and serving with us.

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Welcome Home... Come and Worship

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Mass Times  

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Parish Office



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News from St Margaret’s: St. Margaret Rosary Altar Society is collecting New Unwrapped baby items for Birthright in Schenectady during the month of May. There is a bassinet set up in the vestibule of St. Margaret’s church. If you have any questions please contact Linda LaBrie (518) 384-3986.

Family Promise The Family Promise Ministry of St. Madeleine's/St. Gabriels and OLQP/ St. Margaret's is hosting three families at St. Gabriel's church Sunday May 19- Sunday May 26. Volunteers are needed to help with meals, desserts, fellowship (spending time with the families in the evening), overnights, set-up/take down. Donations of Grocery Store give cards are always appreciated to offset the costs of host week, we are hosting three families total 10 People, 8 Adults (including two teenagers) and three children (6 year old, 4 year old and 3 year old.) Contact Anna Hartz at 518-810-7918 or

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Parish Picnic:   Save the date for a first annual parish picnic for the networked parishes of St. Madeleine’s/St. Gabriel’s /Our Lady Queen of Peace/St. Margaret of Cortona on Sunday 9/8/24, 12 Noon at Tawasentha Park Guilderland. BBQ food provided, bring a dish/dessert to share. Sign ups to follow soon. Picnic Planning Meeting Tuesday May 14, 6:30 pm St. Madeleine’s Church meeting room. Questions:  Contact Anna Hartz at 518-710- 7918 or

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Vacation Bible School 2024 SCUBA! Diving into friendship with God! Monday 8/12-Friday 8/16 from 9am - 11am for children entering PK4-Grade 5


Join us for a fun and faith filled week at Vacation Bible School. We'll hear Bible stories, make fun crafts, learn new songs, participate in a mission project, and make new friends. Parents can attend with their children, or they can drop them off; however, if a parent is attending, they must register so that they can be included in the count of the group.


Registration forms and payment info are available in the gathering areas of both St Madeleine Sophie and St Gabriel parish sites and on their website under the “Upcoming Events” heading.  Click here to be directed to that page: upcoming-events/. Scroll to the bottom of that page and click on the VBS Registration tab for the 2024 on- line registration form.  Registration is required and the deadline is June 15.


Please register ASAP so we can order enough materials! Teen and Adult volunteers: Grade 6 and up: email to apply. Please contact Carolyn Kelly at the email above with any questions. Looking forward to seeing everyone again this summer!

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The Beginning Experience® Ministry is a peer led ministry that serves

those grieving the end of a marriage or spousal relationship due to death,

divorce, or separation. We are pleased to announce that we have two

upcoming programs and we invite men and women of all ages to attend.

In the Beginning…Coping with Life Alone. This is a one day remote

via zoom program held on Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 9AM to 4PM.

For information or to register please call Jim at 845 220 7883 or Denise at

845 325 3147.

Healing Weekend. This is a 48 hour overnight program held at the

Dominican Conference and Retreat Center in Niskayuna, NY held on

July 26 to July 28. For information or to register, please call Gloria at 914

261 5812 or Phyllis at 646 281 4790.

Furthering Your Faith

Click below to view the latest in FYF Series

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Hearing Loop Installed If you have a T-coil in your hearing aid,   when you come into Our Lady Queen of Peace for Mass, just switch your hearing aid over to T-coil and you will be able to hear the GOOD NEWS!

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Mohawk Catholic is a REGIONAL YOUNG ADULT GROUP based in Schenectady.  Gatherings are held on the second Thursday of each month in the St. Gabriel the Archangel Church basement.  We invite all young adults (ages 18-39) to join us as we journey together in growing closer to knowing and loving Jesus Christ.


Our next Bible Study will be Thursday, June 13th at 7 PM.  Bring an open heart and a friend, we'd love to see you there!


For more information e-mail us at and follow us @MohawkCatholic on Instagram and Facebook.


NOTE:  In July, our session will be on Thursday, the 11th.

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May 24, 2024



Everything is possible for the one who Believes  ~Mark 9:23

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