Mass Schedule is as follows

Morning Mass M-F 8:15am - 8:45am

 No Weekend Masses 


 

Prayer List

 Please Keep in Your Prayers 

Al Caron

Joanne Caron

Patrick Caron

Peg Corrigan

Dorothy Mall

Fred Mall

 Jeanne Liney

  

 

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Morning Mass Intentions

FEBRUARY & MARCH 2020

February: Joseph Stasack Jr., John T Mahar & John Peter Norton

March: Robert Murray, Sharon Hepp, Micahel J Horan, & Joseph Ienco

 


   

February 2020

Masses: Ash Wednesday (Ashes) (there will be no morning Mass)

Date: February 26th, 2020 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:30pm

Place: McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home 8 109th Street, Troy NY 12182

 

March 2020

St. Patrick Day Celebration Alumni Reunion (Mass & Dinner)

Date: March 22, 2020 (Sunday)

Time: Mass 1PM

Place:  Lansingburgh Boys & Girls Club, 501 4th Ave, Troy NY 12182

 

Mass: Penance Service and Anointing Service: (there will be no morning Mass)

Date: March 31st, 2020 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:30pm

Place: McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home 8 109th Street, Troy NY 12182


 

 

 

Chimes

The 12 bell Clinton Meneely of Troy Chime.  One of the most impressive religious rites ever conducted in Troy was the blessing of the bells on December 6, 1925 by the Most Reverend Edmund F. Gibbons, D.D., Bishop of Albany. Upwards of four thousand thronged to witness this solemn ceremony.  Our chimes are played from a chime stand two levels below the actual bells.  Joe Connors, whose father played the chime many years ago currently plays the chime.  A very special event. Ringing in the Millennium with a 15 minute cacophony of bells. Some vertical rods are connected to the pump handles by makeshift belts, as new ones are next to impossible to have made.  The rods and chains go thru a 3-level transmission to get to all of the bell clappers.  Chiming bells are mounted stationery and do not swing.  Three of the top four major American chime foundries were in the Troy area: Andrew Meneely 170+, Clinton Meneely 160+, Eber Jones 23.

Each St. Patricks bell has a dedication:

1. The Sacred Heart
2. Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
3. St. Joseph, patron of a happy death
4. Saints Peter and Paul
5. St. Patrick, patron saint of the parish
6. St. Therese, the Little Flower
7. St. Rose of Lima and her model, St. Catherine of Siena
8. The Bishop's bell, In honor of Bishop Gibbons
9. St. Lucia, in honor of Sister Lucille, who spent thirty-eight years in education
10. In thanksgiving for the blessing of a Catholic education
11. To the honor and glory of true womanhood, Ladies Catholic Benevolent Society
12. Bell of peace, those who served in WWI.

They would have been then hung in the tower by whatever means available.  A square cutout in many tower ceilings (as at St. Patricks) is where the bells were often raised.

 

Bell Tower