February 1, 2018

Meet Ryan

Many students have painful life experiences. Ryan is one of them.  He lost his father to cancer when he was in 5th grade. It’s been 4 […]
January 26, 2018

Meet Tim

I would like to tell you about a student named Tim. Tim has been coming to Schenectady City Life for about four years. Tim’s father left […]
January 19, 2018


At the Dream Club in the South End of Albany we have many kids that come in and out for different programs each week. One of […]
January 11, 2018

“Don’t Move”

Summer might have been a few months ago, but one of my favorite parts of City Life this past summer was watching Rachel come back to […]
January 4, 2018

Meet Robert

Being the City Life Director at Schenectady City Life can definitely come with its challenges. Beyond the music, group settings, games and laughter often there are […]
December 29, 2017

Mr. Roboto

I was talking recently to a friend who was curious about our experiences with sharing God’s message of Hope while being in the wilderness on one […]
December 21, 2017

“Eyes are the windows to the broken hearts”

I love the Christmas season. I love the cold crisp air. I love the carols that play on the radio. I love the meaning of Christmas […]
December 15, 2017

The Light has Come

When darkness falls, daily life gets difficult. As the days continue to grow shorter leading up to the winter solstice, the Catalano family must adjust their […]
December 7, 2017

Who can you trust?

On the climbing team we interact with many different students from differing walks of life. These students have a variety of issues they are struggling with […]