renewal of licenses

February 7, 2022

On January 12, 2022, Pax et Bonum, Inc., licensee of AM Broadcast Station WOPG, 1460 kHz, Albany, New York, and FM Broadcast Station WOPG-FM, 89.9 MHz, Esperance, New York, filed applications with the Federal Communications Commission for renewal of licenses.  Members of the public wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file comments and petitions on the application can visit:

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(WOPG-FM): =html&appKey=25076f917dda6f43017e30301a001895&id=25076f917dda6f43017e30301a001895&goBack=N

We broadcast the attached on-air public notice script on WOPG and WOPG-FM radio on the following days and at the following times:
Feb. 10, 2022 at 16:00:03
Feb. 14, 2022 at 15:00:03
Feb 18, 2022 at 09:00:03
Feb. 22 2022 at 14:00:03
Feb. 24, 2022 at 14:00:03 m.
Mar 1, 2022 at 12:00:03
Additionally, we posted the attached internet notice on our website,, for at least thirty consecutive days, commencing on February 7, 2022 and ending on Mar 31, 2022.


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Perfectly Human talks from Dr.D

September 14, 2019



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Bishop & Priest recent interviews

November 10, 2014


Bishop Ed and King’s Men  discuss Aug. 8, 2019 being a man followed by rosary

Bishop ED & Tom discuss Sept 22, 2018 Eucharistic Congress Part 1

Bishop ED & Tom discuss Sept 22, 2018 Eucharistic Congress Part 2

Spiritual vs. Religious 9 Oct. 2014

Fr. Jim and Fr. Brian 7 Aug 2014

Vision of Fatima discussion by Fr Brian Slezak and Fr Hugh Vincent Dyer O.P. Chaplin to Catholic students at John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD on 27 July 2017.  Purchase book here or at Amazon

Dan McHale speaks of vocations and Alecia’s Advent songs, Dec. 2017


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God Talk – Let’s help each other to LOVE !!!

August 1, 2023

Catholic Charities RCDA

           Sister Betsy discusses the fundamentals of Catholic and Charity, Feb. 20. 2024

          Sally Zgolinski talks Tri-County Services Mar 20, 2024

      Sondra Young talks Housing

Eucharistic Congress, Oct 2023, Black holes, Garden of Eden

GRACE – What is it?

Sean Sontz – Semanrian update

Eucharistic Prayer guided by Fr. Anthony Barrett

Sacraments of Initiation

Travel with Bishop Ed to Medjugorje




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Retreat @ Church of the Holy Spirit

September 3, 2022

September 23 & 24, 2022 at the Church of the Holy Spirit located at 153 South Main Street, Gloversville, NY 12078. Phone at the church is 518 725 3143.

Friday 14:00 Welcome & Registration                                        Saturday 09:00 Holy Mass

The Eucharist is Our Salvation_2022   flyer download

Any questions please contact Cindy: 518 725 3532



2022 Camp Breakaway at Pyramid Life Center

July 5, 2022

Laura and Tom visited Pyramid Life Center on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 to encounter some of the participants attending the youth Camp Breakaway retreat. We set up the WOPG portable recording studio in the boat house. After lunch 5 groups visited us to record thoughts on the day to day experience and their spiritual blessings. Links to the recordings are listed below in the order of oldest to youngest.


Bryce, Grace, Gabe and Shy


Amileys, Declan, Camilla and Anna

Clair, Tess and Max

Laura, Marguerite and Jack


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CompassCare opens office in NY Capital Area

March 12, 2022

WOPG attended the Oct. 8, 2022 CompassCare / Alight open house for its NY Capital area building located at 951 Albany Shaker Rd. This facility is a major milestone towards the implementation of its proven plan to reduce abortion by 50% in 5 years. For more info contact Daniel Tomlinson at 585 232 3894.

Tom & Laura recorded some of the discussion at the Oct. 8, 2022 CompassCare open house. Listen here:

Volunteer Opportunities

Leverage your time and talent to serve women and save babies!

Contact to take the next step in joining the CompassCare team.

Patient Receptionist [4-6 hours a week]

Facilitate a patient’s in-person appointment and assist the nursing team in providing services to women at-risk for abortion.

Care Coordinator [4-6 hours a week]

Coordinate a patient’s online medical interaction with her CompassCare nurse and the ongoing care and support she needs.

MotherCare Mentor [As needed]

Create a relational bridge between a CompassCare patient and the local church, providing hope through ongoing support and compassion.

Ultrasound Model [1 hour]

Save preborn babies by helping train CompassCare nurses in the use of ultrasound technology. NOTE: Training requires ultrasound models to be in their first trimester.

Church Liaison [1-2 hours a month]

Act as your church’s pro-life champion, forging a pro-life future by promoting CompassCare prayer requests, opportunities for involvement, and events.

Tour Host [As needed]

Deepen the pro-life passion of your friends and family by hosting a CompassCare Vision Tour.

Event Logistics Team [4 hours a month]

Help plan and execute monthly and annual CompassCare events, providing an outlet for the Church to express its pro-life passion.

Finance Team [6-10 hours a month]

Manage and process donor gifts and data in a timely and accurate fashion to multiply mission effectiveness.  

Maintenance Team [4-6 hours a month]

Build a place of impeccable order by caring, maintaining and improving the CompassCare facility.

Cleaning Team [2-3 hours a week]

Maintain a place of impeccable order where every patient feels dignified and respected by the clean and welcoming environment.



Magnificat Nov. 13, 2021

November 1, 2021

NY Chapter of Magnificat (a Ministry to Catholic Women) is hosting a Women’s Breakfast on Saturday, November 13 from 9 AM – 12 PM at The Vista Restaurant at Van Patten Golf Club, 924 Main Street, Clifton Park, NY.  Tickets: $25.00; Clergy & Religious – Free. Our Witness Speaker is Joanne O’Hara.  Joanne has a devotion to the Blessed Mother and the Catholic Church as evidenced by her 40+ yrs. of work in religious education, church interior design and family devotion.  Joanne is the President of the Albany Division of the World Apostolate of Fatima (WAF).  Joanne’s mission is to bring the messages of Our Holy Mother of Fatima to all.  Joanne is a wife and mother of 4 daughters.  Register by Friday, Nov. 5 – send your check for $25 payable to Albany NY Chapter of Magnificat, PO Box 340, Clifton Park, NY  12065.  Please include your name, address, phone # and email address.  Questions, call Kathleen @ 518-930-8380. Online registration – ALL LADIES AGE 16 AND OLDER ARE INVITED! Rainbow Corner will be selling books and religious articles (cash or check only).