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These are the latest items related to our community in Albany, New York.

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Sisters play music with Hedwig von Trapp at The College of Saint Rose

Snapshot in Time: A visit from Hedwig von Trapp

When I turned the photo over to check for a date, I was amazed to see that the woman standing in the back between the guitar player and two sisters was identified as Helga von Trapp, a member of the famous Trapp Family Singers (as portrayed in The Sound of Music Broadway musical and subsequent 1965 film).

Two sisters hug

Working Toward Hope

My understanding of hope is based on theological and psychological understandings. Connecting the two is exciting and helpful. I have been exploring hope and changes in religious life, and most recently in relationship to COVID-19, our political reality and the many losses we are facing today.

Meet Our Newest Candidate: Iffat Peter

Our newest candidate, Iffat Peter, began her candidacy in the Albany Province during a prayer service on June 11, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Provincial House in Latham, New York. Here is a bit of biographical information about Iffat. You will be delighted to get to know her as time goes on!