175 Williams Rd, Troy, NY 12180  (518) 283-6110

Staff & Leaders

Staff

Sister Katherine Arseneau, CSJ

Sister Katherine Arseneau csj (Sister Kate) was born and raised in Syracuse, NY.  She celebrated 50 years as a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 2014.  Sister Kate has spent most of her adult life as a Catholic School principal and was appointed by Bishop Hubbard as the leader of St. Michael’s Parish in […]

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Rev. Arthur A. Toole

Father Toole

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Rev. James M. Mackey

Father Mackey was born in Troy NY, and currently resides in Clifton Park, NY. As our quasi-retired Parish Priest his previous education included: PS18/CCHS/Matee XTI. St Bernands, Gregorian University. His favorite hobby is cruises to Cape Cod and his favorite part of St. Michael’s is the Parish Hall! His Favorite quote, “Cash is King”.

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Deacon Bob Sweeney

Acolytes (Altar Servers), Homebound, Nursing Home, Pastoral Care Bob was born and grew up in Fall River, Mass.  He has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s:  since ordination, May of 2013.  Bob studied at Providence College, University of Buffalo and St Bernard’s School of Theology.  Bob has worked for Firestone Rubber, Sears and Roebuck, Frito-Lay Inc., Ben & […]

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Bill Tolan

Bill was born in Troy and grew up in North Greenbush.  He has a degree in Education and presently serves as our Director of Maintenance.  He has a 13 year old son named Gui and they enjoy cooking and excercising together.  Bill likes the friendly people at St. Michael’s and his favorite quote is “holding […]

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Barbara McMahon

Parish Secretary Barb was born in Troy and grew up in South Troy- Ida Street.  She went to St. Mary’s School on Third and Washington Streets in Troy, Catholic High (class of 1964) and then went to St. Catherine’s Infant Home to train to be a “Child Care Technician.” –graduated in 1965. She worked there […]

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Maureen Fogarty

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass

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Barbara Berger

Adult Faith Formation, Catechists, Faith Formation, Liturgy of the Word for Children, Youth Ministry Barb was born in NYC and grew up on Long Island.  She currently resides in Kinderhook.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 15 years and has worked in Church Ministry for 30 years.  She holds a degree in education.  Barb has two […]

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Ginny Amsden, RN MS

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass term ends 6/30/17 Parish Nurse Ministry,, Pastoral Health Care Ministry Ginny was born and raised in Troy, NY- but currently resides in Latham.  She received her RN  at St Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing/BS – Russell Sage College/MS-Russell Sage and has had various nursing positions throughout her career- ranging from […]

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Joseph Rizzo

Director of the Music Ministry Joe is a native Trojan, born in the Little Italy section of Troy and grew up in Wynantskill.   He came to St. Michael’s in 2/09. Previously, he served as Organist and Music Director at St Francis deSales in Troy for 25 years. Joe has been a  church organist since age […]

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Trustees

Ellen Hotz

Social Justice, Stewardship, Social Media, Evangelization, Pastoral Care

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Bob Larkin

Liturgical Minister at 4:30 Mass, Stewardship, Finance, Pastoral Council, Evangelization, Trustee Bob was born in Albany and grew up in Rensselaer.  He has been a St. Michael’s parishioner for 35 years.  Bob has worked for 50 years in the Financial Industries field and studied at SUNY Cobbleskill, American College, CLU Charted Life Underwriters and Charter […]

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Door Tenders

Joe Fogarty

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass Joe was born in Troy and grew up in Speigletown, joining St. Michael’s parish in 1969.  Joe graduated from SUNYA with a BS in Business Administration and worked for NYSDOT for approximately 40 years.  He has two grown daughters and married Maureen Kunkel many years after losing his first wife, […]

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Margaret Willard

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Hospitality Subcommittee

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Ellen Hotz

Social Justice, Stewardship, Social Media, Evangelization, Pastoral Care

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Barry Willard

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Barry was born in Canastota, NY, and currently resides in North Greenbush, NY.   After attaining his BA Saint Rose, MSW SUNY Albany, he went on to work for NYS OMH for 37 years, retiring in 2016!  Married to his Wife: Margaret; Daughter- Caitlin (lives in Portland, Maine).  They have […]

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Kevin Toce

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass

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Robert Long

Liturgical Minister for the 4:30 Mass Term expires 6/30/19 Robert aka Bob was born in Troy, NY, and currently resides in North Greenbush, NY. After receiving his Bachelors, and MBA in Computer Science- he went on to become an IT Computer Programmer.  His family includes his loving wife and their 3 children, and his hobby […]

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Ginny Amsden, RN MS

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass term ends 6/30/17 Parish Nurse Ministry,, Pastoral Health Care Ministry Ginny was born and raised in Troy, NY- but currently resides in Latham.  She received her RN  at St Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing/BS – Russell Sage College/MS-Russell Sage and has had various nursing positions throughout her career- ranging from […]

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Joan Phillips

Joan was born in Glen Falls, NY and currently resides in Wynantskill, NY.  She works in CSR Insurance. Her family includes her two sons and her favorite quote is “Holy Mackeral” and her fav part is the welcoming and giving church! Term ends 6/30/19 so we are lucky to have her for a few more […]

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Marie Barhold

Pastoral Council Member, Term ends 6/30/19 Social Media Ministry Evangelization Ministry

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Joe Pustay

Ministry Chair – Door Tenders Joe was born in Waterford but moved to Troy when he was one…he grew up a block away from Sacred Heart Parish.  He joined St. Michael’s Parish 12 years ago.  Joe attended Sacred Heart and Catholic Central in Troy and the St Bonaventure University.  He is currently a NYS Information […]

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Mary Sandstrom-Hennigan

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass; Term ends 6/30/18

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Veronica Ciccarelli

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Pastoral Council President…term ends 6/30/18 Ronnie was born in Troy and grew up in North Greenbush.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 45 years.  Ronnie went to St. Joseph’s Elem. School; CCHS, HVCC: AAS; Russell Sage and the U of A.  She earned a BS Business Admin […]

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Terri Kersch

Pastoral Council term ends 6/30/17

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Ann Marie Kowalczyk

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Pastoral Council term ends 6/30/18 Chairperson of the Welcome Ministry Ann-Marie was born in New Rochelle, NY and currently resides in North Greenbush.  She works for Verizon, NY- Government Affairs and her education includes MS RPI; BS Lemoyne College. Her family includes her husband, Bob; daughters- Elise, Laura, Katherine; 1 […]

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Karin Krasevac-Lenz

Pastoral Council term ends 6/30/18

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Virginia O’Brien

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Term ends 6/30/19 Virginia, better known as Ginny- was born in Brooklyn, NY and currently resides in North Greenbush.  After her graduation Graduate BA, SUNY Albany- she became a Manager at Coldwell Banker- Prime Properties . Her family includes her husband, Michael; grown children- Jennifer, Brendan and Lenny Grandchildren. What’s […]

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John S. Maxian

10:00 Mass John was born in Amsterdam, NY and currently resides in Rensslelaer, NY.  With a BS- in Accounting, and MBA in Finance, he works as a controller.  His family includes: Crystal, Alexandra, Makayla, Nicholas and his pet guinea pig. For hobbies, he enjoys: sports, landscaping, and hiking. His favorite part of our parish is […]

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Eucharistic Ministers

Deacon Bob Sweeney

Acolytes (Altar Servers), Homebound, Nursing Home, Pastoral Care Bob was born and grew up in Fall River, Mass.  He has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s:  since ordination, May of 2013.  Bob studied at Providence College, University of Buffalo and St Bernard’s School of Theology.  Bob has worked for Firestone Rubber, Sears and Roebuck, Frito-Lay Inc., Ben & […]

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Maureen Fogarty

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass

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Mary Sandstrom-Hennigan

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass; Term ends 6/30/18

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Joe Fogarty

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass Joe was born in Troy and grew up in Speigletown, joining St. Michael’s parish in 1969.  Joe graduated from SUNYA with a BS in Business Administration and worked for NYSDOT for approximately 40 years.  He has two grown daughters and married Maureen Kunkel many years after losing his first wife, […]

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Marie Celeste

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Prayer & Worship; Proclaimers of the Word (Lectors)

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Joan Giordano

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass Ministers of Hospitality (Greeter)

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Rosemary Burns

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Bereavement Ministry, Military Subcommittee

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Veronica Ciccarelli

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Pastoral Council President…term ends 6/30/18 Ronnie was born in Troy and grew up in North Greenbush.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 45 years.  Ronnie went to St. Joseph’s Elem. School; CCHS, HVCC: AAS; Russell Sage and the U of A.  She earned a BS Business Admin […]

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Kris Newman

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass Kris was born in Troy and grew up here also.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 35 years and has served several times on the Pastoral Council, on both building/renovation committees, as a religious education teacher for 15 years and as a Eucharistic Minister and Lector for […]

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Ellen Tolan

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass I was born and grew up in Troy  I have been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for more than 52 years. I have a BS in Elementary Education from the College of St. Rose. I was a substitute teacher many years in East Greenbush, was Religious Education Coordinator at St. […]

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Mary Kay Alpers

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Mary Kay was born and raised on a farm near Johnstown, NY.  After graduating from The College of St Rose with a BS Degree in Math, she taught in a number of local high schools, at HVCC and in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  After teaching for about 15 years, she retired and […]

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Ginny Amsden, RN MS

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass term ends 6/30/17 Parish Nurse Ministry,, Pastoral Health Care Ministry Ginny was born and raised in Troy, NY- but currently resides in Latham.  She received her RN  at St Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing/BS – Russell Sage College/MS-Russell Sage and has had various nursing positions throughout her career- ranging from […]

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Tonita Berry

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass

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Vicki Bartel

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass

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Lou Ann Gramolini

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Lou Ann was born and brought up in Springfield Massachusetts.  As a young teen/adult she lived in Agawam, Massachusetts.   She has been an active member of St. Michaels parish for eight years..  Lou Ann received an associates degree from Holyoke Community College in 1982, another associates degree, in Business Administration, […]

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Bob Larkin

Liturgical Minister at 4:30 Mass, Stewardship, Finance, Pastoral Council, Evangelization, Trustee Bob was born in Albany and grew up in Rensselaer.  He has been a St. Michael’s parishioner for 35 years.  Bob has worked for 50 years in the Financial Industries field and studied at SUNY Cobbleskill, American College, CLU Charted Life Underwriters and Charter […]

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Julie Maroli

Liturgical Minister at 4:30 Mass

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John Morley

Liturgical Minister at 4:30 Mass

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Patricia Morley

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass

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Teresa Murphy

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass, Garden Ministry Teresa was born in Brooklyn and lived in Queens until she was eleven, when my family moved up to West Coxsackie.  She has you been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 18 years.  Teresa graduated from Coxsackie-Athens Central School and have two years of college.  She worked for […]

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Maxine Nash

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass

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Ann Shields

Liturgy Minister at 4:30 Mass Anne was born and brought up in Cohoes.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s since 2003.  She was a licensed insurance broker.  Anne is a happy, go-lucky Italian who loves to cook, read, shop, and travel.   “Annie Banani” loves the friendly people at St. Michael’s and considers the […]

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Barry Willard

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Barry was born in Canastota, NY, and currently resides in North Greenbush, NY.   After attaining his BA Saint Rose, MSW SUNY Albany, he went on to work for NYS OMH for 37 years, retiring in 2016!  Married to his Wife: Margaret; Daughter- Caitlin (lives in Portland, Maine).  They have […]

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Margaret Willard

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Hospitality Subcommittee

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Vincent Callagen

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass Vince was born in Troy and grew up in North Greenbush.  He was a member of St. Michael’s from the age of 2 until age 23.  He moved back into the area and rejoined St. Michael’s in 1990.  Vince is retired from Freihofer’s Bakery and was a baker.  After he […]

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Barbara Donnelly

Liturgical Minister for the 7:30 Mass

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Carol Rosney

Liturgical Minister for the 7:30 Mass Carol Rosney was born in Albany, NY but grew up in Schuylerville, NY.  She married John F. Rosney Jr. in 1976 and moved to Troy, NY. Carol graduated from Albany Memorial School of Nursing and then SUNY Institute of Technology Utica/Rome in 1993. Carol began her nursing career at […]

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Barbara Wood

Liturgical Minister for the 7:30 Mass

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Linda Culihan

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Joan DeDeo

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Jacqueline Dunlavey

Liturgical Minister for the 10:00 Mass

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Marguerite Gapp

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Luella Kelley

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Ann Marie Kowalczyk

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Pastoral Council term ends 6/30/18 Chairperson of the Welcome Ministry Ann-Marie was born in New Rochelle, NY and currently resides in North Greenbush.  She works for Verizon, NY- Government Affairs and her education includes MS RPI; BS Lemoyne College. Her family includes her husband, Bob; daughters- Elise, Laura, Katherine; 1 […]

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Helen Krill

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Sally Lauletta

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Maria Malsch

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Dominic Mastrototaro

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Marianne Matatt

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Baptismal Ministry

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Virginia O’Brien

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Term ends 6/30/19 Virginia, better known as Ginny- was born in Brooklyn, NY and currently resides in North Greenbush.  After her graduation Graduate BA, SUNY Albany- she became a Manager at Coldwell Banker- Prime Properties . Her family includes her husband, Michael; grown children- Jennifer, Brendan and Lenny Grandchildren. What’s […]

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JoAnn O’Connell

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Mary Rose Ryan

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Jude Schnellbaecher

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Doris Shoemaker

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Peter Florentino

Liturgical Minister for the 7:30 Mass

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Ministers of Hospitality (Greeters)

Joe Fogarty

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass Joe was born in Troy and grew up in Speigletown, joining St. Michael’s parish in 1969.  Joe graduated from SUNYA with a BS in Business Administration and worked for NYSDOT for approximately 40 years.  He has two grown daughters and married Maureen Kunkel many years after losing his first wife, […]

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Joan Giordano

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass Ministers of Hospitality (Greeter)

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Ministry Chair

Deacon Bob Sweeney

Acolytes (Altar Servers), Homebound, Nursing Home, Pastoral Care Bob was born and grew up in Fall River, Mass.  He has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s:  since ordination, May of 2013.  Bob studied at Providence College, University of Buffalo and St Bernard’s School of Theology.  Bob has worked for Firestone Rubber, Sears and Roebuck, Frito-Lay Inc., Ben & […]

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Ellen Hotz

Social Justice, Stewardship, Social Media, Evangelization, Pastoral Care

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Marie Barhold

Pastoral Council Member, Term ends 6/30/19 Social Media Ministry Evangelization Ministry

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Ginny Amsden, RN MS

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass term ends 6/30/17 Parish Nurse Ministry,, Pastoral Health Care Ministry Ginny was born and raised in Troy, NY- but currently resides in Latham.  She received her RN  at St Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing/BS – Russell Sage College/MS-Russell Sage and has had various nursing positions throughout her career- ranging from […]

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Ann Marie Kowalczyk

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Pastoral Council term ends 6/30/18 Chairperson of the Welcome Ministry Ann-Marie was born in New Rochelle, NY and currently resides in North Greenbush.  She works for Verizon, NY- Government Affairs and her education includes MS RPI; BS Lemoyne College. Her family includes her husband, Bob; daughters- Elise, Laura, Katherine; 1 […]

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Margaret Willard

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Hospitality Subcommittee

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Mark Keenan

Mark was born in Albany, NY, and currently resides in Rensslelaer, NY. After his education at Suny Maritime he pursued a career as an Engineer. He has a Girlfriend: Janet and a Dog- Zoe. His fav part of St Michael’s Parish is Monday and his hobbies include, Biking, and Reading and his fav quote is […]

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Marianne Matatt

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Baptismal Ministry

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Barbara Berger

Adult Faith Formation, Catechists, Faith Formation, Liturgy of the Word for Children, Youth Ministry Barb was born in NYC and grew up on Long Island.  She currently resides in Kinderhook.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 15 years and has worked in Church Ministry for 30 years.  She holds a degree in education.  Barb has two […]

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Rosemary Burns

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Bereavement Ministry, Military Subcommittee

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Carol Hook

Ministry Chair – Crafty Ladies

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Joe Pustay

Ministry Chair – Door Tenders Joe was born in Waterford but moved to Troy when he was one…he grew up a block away from Sacred Heart Parish.  He joined St. Michael’s Parish 12 years ago.  Joe attended Sacred Heart and Catholic Central in Troy and the St Bonaventure University.  He is currently a NYS Information […]

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Bill Prendergast

Food Delivery, Vocation Ministry Bill was born in Troy, raised at Snyder’s Lake, and lived many years in Averill Park.  He currently resides in North Greenbush. Bill retired from Verizon as a Network Specialist Manager after 36 years.  He has a wife Terri and  3 children: Michael, Kimberley, and Jeffrey.  He likes to play golf, […]

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Marie Celeste

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Prayer & Worship; Proclaimers of the Word (Lectors)

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Joseph Rizzo

Director of the Music Ministry Joe is a native Trojan, born in the Little Italy section of Troy and grew up in Wynantskill.   He came to St. Michael’s in 2/09. Previously, he served as Organist and Music Director at St Francis deSales in Troy for 25 years. Joe has been a  church organist since age […]

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Marilyn Murdock

Prayer Chain, Card Subcommittee

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Paula Zenzen

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass RCIA Paula was born in Cohoes and grew up in Watervliet.  She attended St. Patrick’s Grade School and CCHS.  Paula has belonged to St.Michael’s since 1999.  She is an RN with a degree in health administration.  She worked at AMC starting as a staff nurse and leaving as the Director […]

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Bob Larkin

Liturgical Minister at 4:30 Mass, Stewardship, Finance, Pastoral Council, Evangelization, Trustee Bob was born in Albany and grew up in Rensselaer.  He has been a St. Michael’s parishioner for 35 years.  Bob has worked for 50 years in the Financial Industries field and studied at SUNY Cobbleskill, American College, CLU Charted Life Underwriters and Charter […]

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Teresa Murphy

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass, Garden Ministry Teresa was born in Brooklyn and lived in Queens until she was eleven, when my family moved up to West Coxsackie.  She has you been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 18 years.  Teresa graduated from Coxsackie-Athens Central School and have two years of college.  She worked for […]

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Joan Giordano

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass Ministers of Hospitality (Greeter)

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Pastoral Council

Sister Katherine Arseneau, CSJ

Sister Katherine Arseneau csj (Sister Kate) was born and raised in Syracuse, NY.  She celebrated 50 years as a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 2014.  Sister Kate has spent most of her adult life as a Catholic School principal and was appointed by Bishop Hubbard as the leader of St. Michael’s Parish in […]

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Deacon Bob Sweeney

Acolytes (Altar Servers), Homebound, Nursing Home, Pastoral Care Bob was born and grew up in Fall River, Mass.  He has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s:  since ordination, May of 2013.  Bob studied at Providence College, University of Buffalo and St Bernard’s School of Theology.  Bob has worked for Firestone Rubber, Sears and Roebuck, Frito-Lay Inc., Ben & […]

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Marie Barhold

Pastoral Council Member, Term ends 6/30/19 Social Media Ministry Evangelization Ministry

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Veronica Ciccarelli

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Pastoral Council President…term ends 6/30/18 Ronnie was born in Troy and grew up in North Greenbush.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 45 years.  Ronnie went to St. Joseph’s Elem. School; CCHS, HVCC: AAS; Russell Sage and the U of A.  She earned a BS Business Admin […]

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Terri Kersch

Pastoral Council term ends 6/30/17

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Mary Sandstrom-Hennigan

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass; Term ends 6/30/18

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Ginny Amsden, RN MS

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass term ends 6/30/17 Parish Nurse Ministry,, Pastoral Health Care Ministry Ginny was born and raised in Troy, NY- but currently resides in Latham.  She received her RN  at St Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing/BS – Russell Sage College/MS-Russell Sage and has had various nursing positions throughout her career- ranging from […]

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Ann Marie Kowalczyk

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Pastoral Council term ends 6/30/18 Chairperson of the Welcome Ministry Ann-Marie was born in New Rochelle, NY and currently resides in North Greenbush.  She works for Verizon, NY- Government Affairs and her education includes MS RPI; BS Lemoyne College. Her family includes her husband, Bob; daughters- Elise, Laura, Katherine; 1 […]

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Robert Long

Liturgical Minister for the 4:30 Mass Term expires 6/30/19 Robert aka Bob was born in Troy, NY, and currently resides in North Greenbush, NY. After receiving his Bachelors, and MBA in Computer Science- he went on to become an IT Computer Programmer.  His family includes his loving wife and their 3 children, and his hobby […]

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John S. Maxian

10:00 Mass John was born in Amsterdam, NY and currently resides in Rensslelaer, NY.  With a BS- in Accounting, and MBA in Finance, he works as a controller.  His family includes: Crystal, Alexandra, Makayla, Nicholas and his pet guinea pig. For hobbies, he enjoys: sports, landscaping, and hiking. His favorite part of our parish is […]

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Virginia O’Brien

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Term ends 6/30/19 Virginia, better known as Ginny- was born in Brooklyn, NY and currently resides in North Greenbush.  After her graduation Graduate BA, SUNY Albany- she became a Manager at Coldwell Banker- Prime Properties . Her family includes her husband, Michael; grown children- Jennifer, Brendan and Lenny Grandchildren. What’s […]

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Ellen Hotz

Social Justice, Stewardship, Social Media, Evangelization, Pastoral Care

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Bob Larkin

Liturgical Minister at 4:30 Mass, Stewardship, Finance, Pastoral Council, Evangelization, Trustee Bob was born in Albany and grew up in Rensselaer.  He has been a St. Michael’s parishioner for 35 years.  Bob has worked for 50 years in the Financial Industries field and studied at SUNY Cobbleskill, American College, CLU Charted Life Underwriters and Charter […]

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Margaret Willard

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Hospitality Subcommittee

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Mark Keenan

Mark was born in Albany, NY, and currently resides in Rensslelaer, NY. After his education at Suny Maritime he pursued a career as an Engineer. He has a Girlfriend: Janet and a Dog- Zoe. His fav part of St Michael’s Parish is Monday and his hobbies include, Biking, and Reading and his fav quote is […]

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Barbara Berger

Adult Faith Formation, Catechists, Faith Formation, Liturgy of the Word for Children, Youth Ministry Barb was born in NYC and grew up on Long Island.  She currently resides in Kinderhook.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 15 years and has worked in Church Ministry for 30 years.  She holds a degree in education.  Barb has two […]

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Joan Phillips

Joan was born in Glen Falls, NY and currently resides in Wynantskill, NY.  She works in CSR Insurance. Her family includes her two sons and her favorite quote is “Holy Mackeral” and her fav part is the welcoming and giving church! Term ends 6/30/19 so we are lucky to have her for a few more […]

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Julie Willson

Pastoral Council Julie was born and raised in Averill Park NY and currently lives in Troy with her husband Craig.  Her family members have been life-long parishioners of St Henry’s, but after she got married she started attending mass at St Michael’s with her husband and was so impressed with the parish that she became […]

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Karin Krasevac-Lenz

Pastoral Council term ends 6/30/18

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Proclaimers of the Word (Lectors)

Deacon Bob Sweeney

Acolytes (Altar Servers), Homebound, Nursing Home, Pastoral Care Bob was born and grew up in Fall River, Mass.  He has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s:  since ordination, May of 2013.  Bob studied at Providence College, University of Buffalo and St Bernard’s School of Theology.  Bob has worked for Firestone Rubber, Sears and Roebuck, Frito-Lay Inc., Ben & […]

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Mary Kay Alpers

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Mary Kay was born and raised on a farm near Johnstown, NY.  After graduating from The College of St Rose with a BS Degree in Math, she taught in a number of local high schools, at HVCC and in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  After teaching for about 15 years, she retired and […]

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Mary Sandstrom-Hennigan

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass; Term ends 6/30/18

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Maureen Fogarty

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass

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Vicki Bartel

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass

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Veronica Ciccarelli

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Pastoral Council President…term ends 6/30/18 Ronnie was born in Troy and grew up in North Greenbush.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 45 years.  Ronnie went to St. Joseph’s Elem. School; CCHS, HVCC: AAS; Russell Sage and the U of A.  She earned a BS Business Admin […]

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Barbara Blaauboer

Liturgical Minister for 4:30

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Marie Celeste

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass Prayer & Worship; Proclaimers of the Word (Lectors)

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Sister Rita Duggan, CSJ

“Sister Rita”

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Nicki Hogan

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass

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Bob Hotz

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass

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Fran McDoal

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass

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John Morley

Liturgical Minister at 4:30 Mass

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Colleen O’Connell

Liturgical Minister at 4:30 Mass, Choir Colleen was born in Troy and raised in Waterford (unfortunately, not Waterford Ireland ☺️).  She and her husband Mike have been parishioners for 5 1/2 years now. Colleen graduated from JCA (Sage Albany) from their legal program and is still working at Dreyer Boyajian firm in Albany (28 years) […]

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Ann Shields

Liturgy Minister at 4:30 Mass Anne was born and brought up in Cohoes.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s since 2003.  She was a licensed insurance broker.  Anne is a happy, go-lucky Italian who loves to cook, read, shop, and travel.   “Annie Banani” loves the friendly people at St. Michael’s and considers the […]

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Marianne Vanderhyden

Liturgical Minister at 4:30 Mass

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Mary Agars

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mary grew up in Troy and moved with her husband George to Defreestville 52 years ago.  They joined St. Michael’s parish about 8 years ago.  Mary is a graduate of CCHS and received a BA and MA from the College of St. Rose.  She taught math in both Catholic and public […]

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Mari-Ann Browers

Liturgical Minister for 7:30

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Diane Doring

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Diane was born and raised in Troy.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 10 years.  Diane has a degree in Music Education and has been a teacher.  She does some subbing now.  Diane has a daughter Dahvia and now has two grandchildren as well.  She is an award […]

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Josephine Gasparro

Liturgical Minister for 7:30

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Mary Ann Morgan

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass

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Kris Newman

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass Kris was born in Troy and grew up here also.  She has been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for 35 years and has served several times on the Pastoral Council, on both building/renovation committees, as a religious education teacher for 15 years and as a Eucharistic Minister and Lector for […]

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Ellen Tolan

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass I was born and grew up in Troy  I have been a parishioner of St. Michael’s for more than 52 years. I have a BS in Elementary Education from the College of St. Rose. I was a substitute teacher many years in East Greenbush, was Religious Education Coordinator at St. […]

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Paula Zenzen

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass RCIA Paula was born in Cohoes and grew up in Watervliet.  She attended St. Patrick’s Grade School and CCHS.  Paula has belonged to St.Michael’s since 1999.  She is an RN with a degree in health administration.  She worked at AMC starting as a staff nurse and leaving as the Director […]

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David Amico

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Connie Blair

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Don Buell

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Doreen Buell

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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S. Elizabeth Cruger

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Joan DeDeo

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Helen Krill

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Marianne Matatt

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Baptismal Ministry

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Bud McGrath

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Asish Nelluvely

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Colleen Nolan

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Virginia O’Brien

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Term ends 6/30/19 Virginia, better known as Ginny- was born in Brooklyn, NY and currently resides in North Greenbush.  After her graduation Graduate BA, SUNY Albany- she became a Manager at Coldwell Banker- Prime Properties . Her family includes her husband, Michael; grown children- Jennifer, Brendan and Lenny Grandchildren. What’s […]

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Doris Shoemaker

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Kathy Stefanowicz

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass Kathy grew up on Long Island. She graduated from Siena College where she met her husband, Paul. Their family includes their son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Nicole, and their daughter, Eileen. They joined the parish in May of 2015 after moving to North Greenbush. Interests include working with individuals with […]

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Harold Roberts

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Wade Lawrence

Liturgical Minister for 10:00 Mass

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Michelle Ragusa-McBain

Social Media Maven, Lecture

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Brother Robert Matthews

Liturgical Minister for the 4:30 Mass

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Kathy Rosenbaum

Liturgical Minister for 4:30 Mass

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Julie Willson

Pastoral Council Julie was born and raised in Averill Park NY and currently lives in Troy with her husband Craig.  Her family members have been life-long parishioners of St Henry’s, but after she got married she started attending mass at St Michael’s with her husband and was so impressed with the parish that she became […]

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Maureen Fogarty

Liturgical Minister for 7:30 Mass

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Ellen Hotz

Social Justice, Stewardship, Social Media, Evangelization, Pastoral Care

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Michelle Ragusa-McBain

Social Media Maven, Lecture

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Marie Barhold

Pastoral Council Member, Term ends 6/30/19 Social Media Ministry Evangelization Ministry

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