Please consider coming to Jan’s Friday evening session at the St. Joseph Provincial House in Latham. It begins at 7:00pm, is free and open to the public. Please view attached video and flyer below.
Time: Wednesday, June 5th, 7:00 PM
Location: New Covenant Presbyterian Church
916 Western Avenue, Albany, NY
Presentation will be in the Fellowship Hall at the New Covenant Presbyterian Church. The church building is on the south side of Western Avenue between Orlando and Daytona. There is a large parking lot in the rear of the building. Enter the parking lot from either side street. Enter the building using the doors toward the left end of the building.
Free will offering
Please join Jan Phillips for a weekend retreat at the St. Joseph’s Provincial House in Latham, NY. Details are on her website and printed below:*
Where Do We Go From Here?
*June 21 @ 7:00 pm-June 23 @ 12:00 pm*
*June 21-23, Latham, NY, St. Joseph Provincial House***
*A weekend retreat to ponder our next steps in light of the evolutionary changes we are experiencing in our religions and our faith. Is the God we knew relocating from the heavens to our hearts? What does it mean for us to act prophetically? What does it mean to be a mystic and what do we have to learn from them? How do we create conversations of consequence that are inclusive and inspiring?*
*Commuters $150. Residential $350**(includes private room and 5 meals, starting with Friday pm dinner, ending with Sunday breakfast) Can pay by Paypal, credit card or send check to Jan at 5187 Arlene Place, San Diego, CA 92117*
*For more information, contact Jan at firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>*
*Click Here to register <janphillips.com/shop/retreat-st-joseph-provincial-house-latham-ny/>***
All are invited to a Friends of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests (ARCWP) informational meeting on Wednesday September 12 at 7:00 pm. The location is yet to be determined. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> if you plan on coming to the meeting. We would like to know how many people to expect. We will give a brief overview of the current status of our movement and will answer questions. Please pass this information to anyone you think may be interested in hearing more about our movement. Being a Friend of ARCWP is not necessarily a financial commitment. It is a way of supporting our work.
LYNN KINLAN, A MEMBER OF THE UPPER ROOM INCLUSIVE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY, WILL BE ORDAINED A ROMAN CATHOLIC WOMAN PRIEST ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018, AT THE FIRST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH AT 405 WASHINGTON AVENUE IN ALBANY AT 1:00PM.
Lynn Kinlan, area educator, and one of the pastoral leaders of the Upper Room Inclusive Catholic Community at 916 Western Avenue, in Albany, NY , will be ordained a Roman Catholic priest by Bishop Bridget Mary Meehan of the Association of Roman Catholic Woman Priests at 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 8 at the Unitarian Church located at 405 Washington Avenue in Albany, NY. Lynn is following in the footsteps of courageous women who are claiming their rightful place as equals in the Roman Catholic Church. In the words of Bridget Mary, ”We are leading the church, not leaving the church.”
Women priests are a major reform movement working for gender justice in inclusive communities like the Upper Room. In a recent letter to the editor appearing in the Albany Times Union, Rev. Mary Theresa Streck, a pastoral leader of the Upper Room Inclusive Catholic Community wrote, Roman Catholic Church members are forming small, inclusive faith communities of support where all are welcome at the Eucharistic table. The Upper Room Inclusive Catholic Community in Albany is among the growing number of faith communities in the United States modeling a new church structure rooted in a theology of blessing. Pastoral ministers are women and men ordained through the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests. Change is happening at the ground level. Roman Catholics who still wish to be part of a prayerful community are encouraged to join with these smaller groups. It may be the only way the church will survive. This is a public ordination. All are welcome to attend.
Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests https://arcwp.org/
People’s Catholic Seminary https://pcseminary.org
Sunday, July 22nd is the feast day of Mary Magdalen, The Apostle to the Apostles
You are invited to join the Upper Room Inclusive Catholic Community of the Capital Region as we celebrate her life and unique role at our regular Liturgy:
Sunday, July 22nd, 10 AM,
In the Fellowship Hall of New Covenant Presbyterian Church
916 Western Avenue, Albany, NY (map)