Peace & Justice

This is the blog of the Commission on Peace and Justice for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, New York.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Local efforts to help Haiti

St. Luke’s Church, located at 1241 State Street in Schenectady will host an Interfaith Prayer Service on Sunday, January 24 at 4 p.m. to offer prayers for local Haitian families experiencing the loss of loved ones in the earthquake. Please call 388-4280 for additional information.

There will be an Ecumenical Prayer Service for Haitian victims on Wednesday, January 27, 7 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 732 Route 20 in New Lebanon.
Using the tradition of scripture readings and well-known hymns, participants will join together in asking God to receive those thousands of people who have died, and to send aid and comfort to the survivors.

For more information, please call 794-7651.

A list of other programs, including fund-raisers is available here.