Online Spiritual Guidance

Father George on YouTube

8/8 & 9- Fr. George Fleming celebrates Mass at the Church of St. Joseph in Stuyvesant Falls, NY, assisted by seminarian Dan McHale and accompanied by Diane Doring. Dan McHale shares insights into his vocation as he prepares for ordination Sept 5th as a Deacon, and next year, into the Priesthood. Filmed and edited by Aaron McGuirk, Justine Rodriguez and Beth Lenahan.

8/4- Fr. George got away for a few days last week, and when he came back, was powerfully moved by the very beginning of the famous Gospel of the loaves and fishes. Listen to how, confronted with overwhelming human need, Christ moves from seclusion to compassion. Enjoy this short video reflection on the Gospel and consider its meaning in your life.

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8/1 & 2- Fr. George Fleming celebrates Mass in the Lady Chapel at St. James Church in Chatham, NY. Filmed and edited by Aaron McGuirk, Justine Rodriguez, and Beth Lenahan. 

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7/25 & 26- Fr. George Fleming celebrates Mass in the Lady Chapel at St. James Church in Chatham, NY, on the weekend of the Feast of St. James. Filmed and edited by Aaron McGuirk, Justine Rodriguez, and Beth Lenahan.

7/24-  Fr George gives an update on our churches' reopening, and looks ahead to a time of discernment and renewal. Filmed in St. James Church by Aaron McGuirk and edited by Justine Rodriguez.

 

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7/18 & 19- Fr. George Fleming celebrates Mass at the Church of St. Joseph in Stottville, NY, assisted by seminarian Dan McHale and accompanied by Diane Doring. Filmed and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez.

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7/11 & 12- Fr. George Fleming celebrates Mass at the Church of St. Joseph in Stottville, NY, assisted by seminarian Dan McHale and accompanied by Diane Doring. Filmed and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez.

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7/4 & 5- Fr. George Fleming celebrates Mass at St. John the Baptist Church in Valatie, NY, assisted by seminarian Dan McHale and accompanied by Justine Rodriguez. Final memorial solo by Regina Boyce. Filmed and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez.

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6/27 & 28- Fr. George Fleming celebrates Mass at the Church of St. Joseph in Stottville, NY, assisted by seminarian Dan McHale and accompanied by Diane Doring. Filmed and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez

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6/20 & 21- Fr. George Fleming celebrates Mass at the Church of St. Joseph in Stottville, NY, assisted by seminarian Dan McHale and accompanied by Diane Doring. Filmed and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez.

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6/13 & 14- Fr. George Fleming celebrates Corpus Christi - the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ - at the Church of St. Joseph in Stuyvesant Falls, NY, assisted by seminarian Dan McHale and accompanied by Diane Doring. Filmed and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez. Readings (PDF)

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6/11- A Word about Reopening Our Churches: Fr. George Fleming shares news and thoughts on the gradual reopening of the parishes of the Catholic Community of Northern Columbia County to public worship this summer.

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6/6 & 7: Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. Fr. George Fleming celebrates the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity at St. John the Baptist Church in Valatie, NY. Special prayers offered for George Floyd, and for unity, justice, and understanding. Assisted by seminarian Dan McHale, music by Justine Rodriguez and David Haas. Recorded and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez. Readings (PDF)

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6/2- "A Tough and Honest Reflection": Fr. George Fleming speaks to his parishes of the horror of the tragic death of George Floyd and the sin of racism and violence. He also reflects on the need for individuals and institutions to awaken, reform and renew themselves, on our duty to listen and support each other, and Christ's call to cherish the breath of life in each brother and sister among us.

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5/30 & 31- Fr. George celebrates mass and introduces Dan McHale, a young seminarian who will be interning with us this summer.  Recorded at St. James Church, with music by Fr. Gary Gelfenbien and Justine Rodriguez. Recorded and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez. Readings (PDF)

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5/23 & 24- Fr. George highlights the pre-school and officiates Mass at the Church of St. Joseph in Stuyvesant Falls.  Music by Diane Doring, Fr. Gary Gelfenbien, and Justine Rodriguez.  Recorded and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez.  Readings (PDF)

5/21- Fr. George Fleming reflects on the Ascension of our Lord, followed by links to a full Ascension Mass filmed at St. Mary's Church, Hudson. Recorded and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Beth Lenahan.

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5/16 & 17Fr. George Fleming celebrates Mass on the Sixth Sunday of Easter at the Church of St. Joseph in Stottville, NY. Music from Diane Doring, Justine and Maddie Rodriguez, and Andrea Horowitz. Recorded and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez. Readings (PDF)

5/15 "Hail Mary, Gentle Woman"- Andrea Horowitz of St. John the Baptist Church celebrates the Blessed Mother with a performance of "Hail Mary, Gentle Woman" by Cary Landry. 

5/15 Pope Francis's prayer to Virgin Mary for protection against coronavirus

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5/9 & 10- Fr George video celebrating mass. Highlights of the Oct. 4, 2019 concert with David Haas and the Tri-Parish choir; Justine Rodriguez, Music Director.  Recorded and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez. Readings (PDF)

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5/2 & 3 - Fr George celebrates mass on the Fourth Sunday of Easter at St. John the Baptist Church in Valatie, NY. Music by Diane Doring and Kenneth, Rebecca, Mary and Brian Fay. Recorded and edited by Aaron McGuirk and Justine Rodriguez. Readings (PDF)

5/1- Fr George Sunday in the Park video, tie back to last week's homily

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4/25 & 26- Fr George celebrates mass on YouTube. Read the worship guide (PDF)

4/24- Enjoy Fr George's birthday parade video

4/24- Fr George's shout out to teachers video

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4/18 & 19- Fr George celebrates the 2nd Sunday of Easter-Mass video: music by Justine  and Diane Doring. Readings (PDF)

4/17- Fr. George's reflections on the Gospel of St. John - video reflections on fear, doubt and the power of peace, filmed by Fr. George in Kinderhook 

4/17- Message for Confirmation Candidates (and their Parents)- see this short, heartfelt, funny video from Fr George.

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4/12 Easter Sunday video- Featuring Father George on YouTube and music by Mary Holliday and Fr Gary

4/12 See Fr George's Easter message

4/12 Easter Sunday Mass with Bishop Scharfenberger-  Starts at 11 AM Livestream

4/12 Easter Sunday with the Vatican- Join the Pope at 5 AM Livestream 

4/11 Holy Saturday with Bishop Scharfenberger-

8 PM via Livestream

Easter Vigil Leaflet (PDF)

4/11 Holy Saturday with the Vatican- Join the Pope at  3 PM Livestream

4/10 Good Friday Reflection- Fr George and music by Andrea Horowitz on YouTube

4/10 Good Friday Service with Bishop Scharfenberger- 5:30 PM Livestream Also, download the Service Leaflet (PDF)

4/10 Stations of the Cross- Brother Mickey McGrath on YouTube

4/10 Good Friday with the Vatican- Live stream at 12:00 noon and 3 PM

4/9 Holy Thursday Reflection- Fr George  talks about servant leadership and the Fay Family provides music YouTube video

(Other links to Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday  services will be provided soon)

4/9 Diocese Holy Thursday Mass with the Bishop Scharfenberger- 5:30 PM Livestream

Follow along with PDF leaflet

4/9- 12- Triduum Services from the Vatican  (see schedule above)

 

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4/4- Palm Sunday Mass: Fr George celebrates a special mass for Palm Sunday on this YouTube video. See our hymn guide so you can sing along and our gospel mass text.

4/2- "What's the Buzz About Holy Week?" Fr. George shares in a YouTube video how we will be celebrating Palm Sunday and Holy Week  and a follow-up video by Fr George

4/2- Deep Within: a video of a beautiful Lenten hymn by David Haas, performed by Edgar Acevedo and Justine Rodriguez at St. James Church

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3/31 Reflections on Separation: Thoughts about his dad during separation

3/28 Mass: mass with Fr George (thanks Aaron McGuirk for doing the video) Scripture PDF

3/25 The Feast of Annunciation: Yes in the Face of Fear.

3/22 Mass: mass with Father on YouTube for this week. A worship aid (PDF) is also available.

3/20 Words of Comfort:  Our Father video 

St. John the Baptist