When Jesus and his apostles roamed the Middle East during His three years of ministry, there were very few ways to spread the Word of God. It basically was Jesus and his disciples walking from town to town, preaching the Good News and attracting converts and followers.
Spring season, First Holy Communion and blessed weddings all add to keeping the Easter message and melody going beautifully. The spring issue of “More Good News” highlights the wonderful children […]
As stated previously in our “More Good News” magazine, our small corner of the country is blessed with multiple examples of Christian virtue. The Mohawk Valley can lay claim to […]
On Sunday, April 30, 2023, 22 children from the parish received their First Communion. We asked each of them one question: “If you could ask Jesus one thing, what would […]
St. Mary of Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Parish is renowned throughout the diocese and beyond for its meaningful liturgies, profound Holy Week services, beautiful celebrations at Christmas and Easter, a glorious music ministry, and a very welcoming and compassionate community of worshipers.
Hushed laughs spread quickly through the pews that Sunday. A young couple who had fallen away from the church were visiting relatives and brought their 5-year-old to Mass. The child […]
Nearly everyone in the parish knows John Reale Jr. and his mom and dad. Getting to be almost equally as well known is John’s wife, Jean. They have been married for 12 years, and Jean has taken on more prominent volunteer roles in the parish.
ABOVE: Kenny Lacy also enjoys coaching sports. At age 27, Kenny Lacy says life is turning out pretty good. He’s working in his dream job, has a daughter and is […]
ABOVE: The Shrine of the North American Martyrs in Auriesville. By A.J. VALENTINI The Mohawk Valley is rich in history. From the indigenous peoples of this area and the Iroquois […]
ABOVE: Bishop Giovanni Battista Scalabrini blesses the cornerstone of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church on Sept. 15, 1901. Utica in recent years has been blessed with connections to two […]