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Feb. 15, 2017

Norfolk  -  Bishop Terry R. LaValley will be among the speakers at a Lenten Day of Recollection March 4 at the Church of the Visitation Church and parish center.

The program, which starts at 10 a.m., is sponsored by the Cursillo Movement of the Ogdensburg Diocese but is open to all diocesan parishioners.

The theme will be “Piety, Study and Apostolic Action.”

In addition to the bishop, Father John L. Downs of Raymondville and Father Timothy G. Canaan, pastor of St. John the Baptist Church in Plattsburgh will make presentations.

Father Albert J. Hauser, pastor in Port Henry will share a personal witness, as will Brent Davison, a parishioner of St. Peter’s in Plattsburgh, and Shirley Larue Kemp of St. Augustine’s in Peru.

Also participating in the program will be Cursillo leaders Ken Racette of St. John the Baptist in Plattsburgh, lay director; and Father Patrick W. Mundy, the spiritual director for the Cursillo Movement of the diocese.

The program will offer opportunity for prayer and recollection in front of the Blessed Sacrament and Confession after each set of talks.

A children’s program may also be available if enough interest is shown.        

Lunch will be provided.

Bishop LaValley will preside at the closing liturgy, 4 p.m. at St. Andrew's Church in Norwood
Pre-registration is requested to assure seating and food. A donation of $10/adult is suggested upon arrival to help defray expenses.

Registration should be made by mail, email or phone no later than Feb. 25. Mail :Ken Racette, 679 Cumberland Head Road, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901; email,  kathyracette@gmail.com or kracette1a@gmail.com; phone, 518-314-1505 or  518-578-3056

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