Church of the Holy Spirit

667 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, NY 12061


                                    Mass Times:                                 

Saturday - 4 pm

     Sunday -  8:30 am and 11 am     

      Wednesdays - 9 am
            Friday Communion Service: 8:30 am     


Lent Schedule:

Sunday March 24th, begins with Lunch after the 11 am Mass--LIFT Gatherings-ALL are welcome! We will be continuing our exploration of the Beatitudes with Pope Francis.

Monday March 25, begins with Dinner at 5:30 pm--LIFT Gathering- ALL are welcome! We will be continuing our exploration of the Beatitudes with Pope Francis.

Wednesday March 27th, 7 pm Communal Reconciliation in the Church

Easter basket assembling for children in need takes place on Palm Sunday, April 14th, after the 8:30 am Mass.  All ages welcome to join us! Collections for the Easter baskets are always needed! 

 **Stations of the Cross: Every Friday during Lent at St John's/St Joseph's in Rensselaer


Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, April 14th: Vigil Mass at 4PM, Sunday Masses at 8:30 and 11AM—Blessing and distribution of Palm at all the Masses

           **After the 8:30 am Mass on Palm Sunday, the Parish gathers in the gym to assemble Easter Baskets for children in need around the Capital Region.  Please join us.  Donations are always appreciated, see bulletin.

Monday, April 15th, Mass at 9AM

Tuesday, April 16th, Mass at 6PM

Wednesday, April 17th, Mass at 9AM

The Sacred Paschal Triduum

Holy Thursday—Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 6PM

                 Followed by a procession of the Blessed Sacrament to a place of repose for private prayer until 9PM.

Good Friday—Stations of the Cross at 3PM

                       Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 6PM -Liturgy of the Word, Veneration of the Holy Cross and Communion.

The Easter Vigil—Holy Saturday at 7:30PM

                    Lighting of the new fire and Easter candle. Scripture readings presenting the story of salvation.

                    Blessing of Baptismal Font and Water. Renewal of Baptismal Promises by all present.

                    Reception of Holy Communion.

Easter Sunday—Masses at 8:30AM, 10AM, 11:30AM     Renewal of Baptismal Promises at all Masses.

**Lenten resources to guide your Lenten journey can be found on our Lent page


All are welcome!

If there is inclement weather on the weekend, please check the local television stations for the crawler updates at the bottom of the TV screen to see if Mass is being held. We do not want people out in dangerous weather. 



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Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:30 am until 3:30 pm

Staff are available to meet after office hours by appointment only.


At Mass, we gather to hear the Word of God and share in the Light of Christ. Our weekly celebration nourishes us on our journey of faith and helps to show us how God’s love unfolds and manifests itself for everyone.

Saturday, Vigil Mass: 4 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m.
Friday, Communion Service 8:30 a.m.
(Weekday Masses are held in the Parish Center during winter months.)

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