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RACHEL’S VINEYARD
Saranac Lake – A Rachel's Vineyard after-abortion healing retreat will be offered.
Date: Oct. 18 – Oct. 20
Place: Guggenheim Lodge
Features: Chaplain for the weekend is Fr. Mark Reilly. If you are suffering after abortion, you're not alone. Help and healing is available.
Contact: Confidential online registration form available at www.rcdony.org/prolife Please contact The Respect Life Office with questions 518-524-0774. Other retreat dates and locations available at www.rachelsvineyard.org

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR
Lake Placid – St. Agnes school to have their Christmas Bazaar.
Date: Dec. 7
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Place: St. Agnes School
Features: A great way to start your holiday shopping.  There are trees, wreaths, plants, toys, crafts, gifts, baked goods, raffles, silent auction items and so much more.  Lunch will be served and Santa will make a visit.
Contact: Vendor space is available.  Please call Kathleen Murphy at 518-523-3771 or email info@stagneslp.org.

CATHOLIC MEN’S GROUP
Saranac Lake – A Catholic Men’s Group meets on the first Saturdays of the month for a time of fellowship, prayer, and discussion. 
Time: 8 a.m. to 10
Place: St. Bernard’s Chapel
Features: Mass followed by coffee and refreshment, some discussion and prayer.
Contact: Fr. Mark Reilly (518-891-4616)

Clinton Events

HARVEST DINNER
Chazy – Sacred Heart Parish to have their Roast Turkey Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 20
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Place: Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $10; Children under 12, $5; Under 5, Free; All Take-outs, $10
Features: Visit our Sinners' Den Pantry for "sinfully" delicious goodies. Raffle with dozens of prizes. Please join us!! We are handicapped accessible.
Contact: For more information, 518-846-7650 or sacredheart@westelcom.com

HARVEST DINNER
Dannemora – St. Joseph’s Church will have their annual Roast Turkey Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 20
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: Adults, $10; Children, $7; under 5, Free
Features: Come and enjoy live music and try your luck with a 50/50 raffle and Chinese Auction. 

HARVEST DINNER
Altona – Holy Angels to have their Turkey Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 27
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: Adults, $10; Children 6-12, $5; under 5, Free; Take-outs available.

HARVEST DINNER
AuSable Forks – Knights of Columbus to have their annual roast pork harvest dinner.
Date: Oct. 27
Time: 1 p.m. to 5
Place: Holy Name Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $10; Children 12 and under, $5
Features: Silent auction and Chinese auction to be held.  Take-outs available.

CRAFT FESTIVAL
Chazy – Fabulous Fall Festival to be held.
Date: Nov. 9
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Sacred Heart Parish Center
Features: Great craft festival with many craft vendors from New York, Vermont. Hot lunches, baked goods, silent auction, in addition to hundreds of handcrafted items. Free Admission
Contact: For more info, contact Sharon Nephew 518-493-2914.

HARVEST DINNER
Morrisonville – St. Alexander to have their annual Turkey Harvest Dinner.
Date: Nov. 10
Time: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: Adults, $10; Children 5-12, $5; under 5, Free
Contact: Take-outs available by calling 518-561-5039

40 DAYS FOR LIFE
Plattsburgh – Calling all Christians across the Diocese to participate in this life saving event.
Date: Sept. 25 – Nov. 3
Time: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Place: Planned Parenthood
Features:  You’re invited to join other Christians for 40 Days for Life – 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. You’re also invited to stand and peacefully pray during a 40-day vigil in the public right-of-way outside Planned Parenthood. Prayer Volunteers needed.
Contact: If you would like more information please contact: Nancy Belzile at 518-593-6024. www.40daysforlife.com/plattsburgh

CHARISMATIC PRAYER GATHERING
Morrisonville – A Charismatic Prayer Gathering is to be held.
Date: The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: St. Alexander’s Church
Features: A time for prayer, praise, scripture, song, sharing and fellowship. All are welcome! An opportunity to grow in our relationship with God and each other.

SECULAR FRANCISCAN ORDER
Plattsburgh – The Sacred Heart Fraternity Secular Franciscan Order meets the second Sunday of the each month.
Time: 2 p.m.
Place: St. John’s Church (Holy Family Chapel)

CLOTHES, SHOES DONATION CENTER
Plattsburgh - Drop unwanted clothes, shoes, sheets, blankets, bedspreads, towels, curtains and stuffed animals in our BLUE drop box.
Place: Seton Catholic
Features:  Seton receive 5 cents per pound of donations.  You can also donate cans and bottles in our redemption box.

MONTHLY PRAYER GROUP
Mooers – Monthly prayer group held to pray for all of the sick in our parishes.
Date: Meets every second Friday
Time: 1 p.m.
Place: Senior Housing
Features Prayer for all the people added to our list each month.  The Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet are recited within the prayer service. Prayer and snack lasts about an hour.
Contact: Nancy Monette at nmonette@charter.net

BLESSED SACRAMENT ADORATION
Keeseville - There is Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Sunday.
Time: 1 p.m. to 4
Place: Immaculate Conception Church

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Plattsburgh – Eucharistic Adoration is held throughout the year every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Place: St. John’s “Holy Family” Adoration Chapel, downstairs
Time: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact:  call 518-561-5083 or email Sjohnsadoration@aol.com

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Franklin Event

HARVEST DINNER
North Bangor – The CC of St. Augustine will be hosting a turkey harvest dinner.
Date: Oct. 27
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Place: John C. Dwyer Parish Hall
Cost: Adults, $10; Senior Citizens, $9; Children under 12, $6; under 5, Free; Take-outs available.
Contact: For more information contact 518- 483-6674

HEALING MINISTRY
Chateaugay – Living Waters Healing Ministry to be held.
Date: Oct. 28
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: St. Patrick’s Church
Features: Music by MaryAnne Bukolt-Ryder. Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Sacrament of Reconciliation, and an opportunity for individual Prayer.  All are welcome.

HEARTS ON FIRE
Malone – Hearts on Fire to be held the first Friday of the month.
Schedule:  7 p.m., Praise & Worship Holy Hour; 8 p.m., Bonfire, snacks & Fellowship
Place: Notre Dame Church

DEVOTION AND HOLY HOUR
St. Regis Falls – First Saturday Devotion and Holy Hour to be held.
Date: First Saturday of each month.
Time: immediately following the 4:30 anticipated Mass.
Place: St. Ann’s Church
Features: Prayer after Mass, Night Prayer, Prayer for All Souls and the Holy Souls, Novena in Honor of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, the Reparation Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, private mediation on the 15 Mysteries of the Rosary, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament reposed in the Tabernacle, prayers for the Holy Father and his intentions, and refreshments are provided in the Church Hall.  
Contact: 518-856-9656 


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Jefferson Events

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE
Adams – Ladies of St. Cecilia and Queen of Heaven Churches to have a rummage and bake sale.
Schedule: Oct. 17 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Oct. 19, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. ($2 Bag sale, bring your own bag).
Place: St. Cecilia’s Parish Center

SPAGHETTI DINNER
Watertown - St. Anthony’s church to have a Spaghetti Dinner.
Date: Oct. 24
Time: Take-outs begin at 4 p.m., dinner starts at 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Adults, $8; Half portions for children or adults, $4.50; children 3 and under, Free; Sauce, $5 quart (bring a pot); extra meatballs are .75 cents each.

HARVEST HAM DINNER
Black River – Harvest Ham dinner to be held to benefit St. Paul’s Church.
Date: Oct. 24
Time: 4 p.m. to 7
Place: St. Paul’s Church
Cost: Adults, $9; Seniors, $8; Children 5-12, $4; Children under 5, Free; Family, $25
Contact: For more information call 315-773-5672

CLM FALL DINNER MEETING
Clayton - All Commissioned Lay Ministers and their spouses are invited to attend the CLM Assoc. of Jefferson & Lewis Deaneries Fall Dinner.
Date: Oct. 24
Schedule: 5:30 p.m. Mass at St. Mary’s Church; 6:15 p.m. Dinner and program at St. Mary’s parish center
Cost: $12 per person
Features: Speaker will be Fr. Art. LaBaff. 
Contact: Reservations needed by Oct. 18.  go to www.rcdony.org/formation-for-ministry/event-registration/regional-events.html or contact Jeannie Grizzuto at 315-393-2920 ext. 1413

LOVE AND MERCY - FAUSTINA
Watertown – Must see movie to be shown one night only, “Love and Mercy – Faustina”.
Date: Oct. 28
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Salmon Run Mall Regal Cinema
Features: A powerful message for all Catholics concerning Divine Mercy.  This is approved by the Vatican.  DIVINE MERCY is celebrated every year the 1st Sunday after Easter in Our Lady of The Sacred Heart Church & throughout the world!  This should give all Catholics and Christians a better understanding of the powerful message given to the world for our times by Jesus. 
Contact: For more information call Judy at 315–783–7349

ELECTION NIGHT DINNER
Alex Bay – Annual Election night ham dinner to be held.
Date: Nov. 5
Time: 5 p.m. to 7
Place: St. Cyril’s Church
Cost: Adults, $10; Children, $5; under 5, Free; Take-outs, $10 starting at 4 p.m.
Contact: For deliveries call Joanne Fitch 315-955-5504

SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALL DINNER
Evans Mills – Indian River Council 7471 Knights of Columbus to have a spaghetti and meatball dinner.
Date: Nov. 9
Time: 4 p.m. to 7
Place: St. Mary’s Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $7; Senior Citizens, $6; Children under 12, $5; under 5, Free; Sauce per quart, $5

TI CATHOLIC MEN’S GROUP
Clayton - The Thousand Islands Catholic Men’s Group is a group of Catholic men who meet on a regular basis to discuss their experiences as Catholic men in today’s society.
Date: Second Saturday of every month
Time: 9 a.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Church Parish Center
Features: Come join us, whether you’ve been to a meeting before or not.
Contact: For further information contact Scott Beeles at 315-686-1303 or Gene Kleinhans at 315-482-3981.

EUCHARIST PRAYER GROUP
Watertown – Our Mother of the Eucharist Prayer Group to meet the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8
Place: Msgr. Sechi Hall, St. Anthony’s
Contact:  Kathi Buskey 315-783- 2230; Lourdes Hough 315-408-4492

HIBERNIANS SEEKS MEMBERS
Watertown – Ancient Order of Hibernians are looking for new members.
Features: The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) the oldest and largest Irish Fraternal Organization in the World, is looking for new members. Are you a Catholic male, 17 years or older of Irish descent? The AOH will be visiting parishes across the North Country to spread the word about the charitable works we do across our community.
Contact:  nnyirish@gmail.com or Pat Keogh 519-1961 or Sean Hennessey 775-0570.

WEEKLY EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Sackets Harbor - St. Andrew's Church has weekly exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on every Friday.
Time: 5 p.m. to 6

SECULAR FRANCISCANS MEETING
Watertown - The St. Joseph Cupertino Fraternity of the 3rd Order of Secular Franciscans meetings are set.
Date: last Sunday of the month.
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Place: McCarthy Hall, Holy Family Parish

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Watertown - St. Patrick's Church in Watertown sponsors weekly Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Thursdays. The Monstrance is placed on the Altar at the end of Noon Mass. Our doors remain open until 8:00 pm. All are welcome. 
Contact: Dc. Mastellon at 315-782-6086

HOLY HOUR FOR VOCATIONS
Watertown – Holy Hour for Vocations to be held every Tuesday.
Time: 3 p.m. to 6
Place: St. Anthony’s Church

HOLY HOUR FOR VOCATIONS
Watertown - Holy Family Church is holding holy hours of Eucharistic Adoration for Vocations
Schedule: Monday through Friday following the 9 a.m. Mass at Holy Family Church (9:30 - 10:30 a.m.)

LIFERIGHT MEETING
Watertown - Liferight of Watertown meets the first Wednesday of the Month.
Time: 1 p.m.    
Place: 870 Arsenal Street.
Features:   Liferight is incorporated as a pro-life educational organization.  The office has a wide variety of videos, books and educational materials which may be borrowed.  Topics include infanticide, assisted suicide, euthanasia and chastity.


Lewis Events

IMPACT NIGHTS
Lowville – IMPACT (High school youth group) nights are the first and third Sundays of the Month.
Time: 6 p.m. to 8
Place: St. Peter’s Church
Features: For all high school students. 

MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP
Lowville – Middle School Youth Group to meet.
Date: third Wednesday of each month
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Place: St. Peter’s Church

St. Lawrence Events

HARVEST DINNER
Brasher Falls – Turkey Harvest Dinner to be held.
Date: Oct. 20
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Shamrock Club Hall (Formerly Knights of Columbus Hall)
Cost: Adults, $10; Children 12 and under, $6; 5 and under, Free
Contact: Take-outs available by calling 315-389-5492

FALL BAZAAR
Norfolk – Parish of the Visitation and St. Raymond to have a Fall Bazaar to benefit Altar and Rosary Society.
Date: Oct. 26
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Place: Fr. Amyot Parish Center
Features: Food sale with Cabbage rolls ($3.75 each or 3 for $10).  There will be a Country store, Candy Sale, Coffee and Donuts, Hand made Crafts, Christmas Table, and Religious Articles.  Raffle tickets for $1. Luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

HARVEST DINNER
Ogdensburg – St. Mary’s Cathedral and Notre Dame Church to have Turkey Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 27
Time: Noon to 2 p.m.
Place: Knights of Columbus Hall
Cost: Adults, $9; Children 5-12, $5; under 5, Free

WOMEN’S GROUP MEETING
Norwood - Women's Group Meeting (previously called Blessed is She) to be held.
Date: Oct. 27
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Place: St. Andrew’s Church Hall
Features: The Little Way of Life: Walking With Saint Therese Through Every Age and Stage
Contact: For more information call/text/email Sara 315-212-7565 or narrow56@gmail.com

HOLIDAY BAZAAR
Star Lake – St. Hubert’s to have Holiday Bazaar.
Date: Nov. 2
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: St. Hubert’s Church
Features: Coffee & Donuts – 9 a.m. - 11; Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Handcrafted items, gift baskets, live wreaths, bake sale. Handicapped Accessible
Contact: 315-848-3612

FAMILY FUN DAY
Massena – St. Peter’s Parish to have their Fall Bazaar.
Date: Nov. 9
Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Social Hall
Features: Food will include lunch, Turkey Dinner and Cabbage rolls.  There will be a $2500 raffle, quilt raffle, country store, Turkey Raffle, Cake Walk, Games, Skilo, 50/50 Raffle, Poker and pull tabs.

CRAFT/ARTISAN SHOW
Brasher Falls - The St. Patrick’s/St. Lawrence Altar Rosary Society is hosting a two day Artisan/Craft Show.
Date: Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Nov. 10, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: K of C Hall
Features: Vendors are still needed.  No direct sales vendors please. To reserve a table please call 315-389-4182

MANICOTTI MONDAY
Norfolk – The parish of the Visitation and St. Raymond to have Manicotti Monday the first Monday of each month.
Time: 4 p.m. to 6:30
Place: Fr. Andrew Amyot Parish Center
Cost: $9.75; under 5, Free; Take-out available
Contact: For delivery in the Norfolk area please call 315-384-4242 by 1 p.m.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Potsdam - The Potsdam Knights of Columbus Council is sponsoring monthly Eucharistic Adoration on the first Mondays of the month.
Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Church
Features: Eucharistic Adoration with Benediction; all are welcome to come and spend a few minutes, an hour or the full two hours in quiet prayer before the Lord.

MEN SHARPEN MEN
Ogdensburg – Gathering to be held for men.
Date: Saturdays
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Place: Bishop Brzana Hall of St. Mary’s Cathedral
Features: In this day and age when we have more gadgets and gizmos to make our lives easier and less complicated, WHY do we find ourselves so stressed-out and out of time to do the things we want and need to do? How do we sort it all out and make our lives better? What do we as CATHOLIC men need to do, and how can we make a positive impact in the lives of the men around us, especially our children and grandchildren? God has a lot to say about the role and responsibilities of men. Let us gather together so that we can make a difference in the lives of one another, for scripture says, “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” (Pro 27:17). All men are welcome and encouraged to join us where “Men Sharpen Men”.
Contact: www.ogdensburgcatholics.org/men

SPIRITUAL BOOK CLUB
Massena - The Massena Catholic Community Book Club meets once a month to discuss various works of fiction and non-fiction that have importance to the Catholic Church and relevance in our daily lives.
Date: The third Thursday of each month
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Sacred Heart Rectory
Features: Copies of book are often available on Kindle through our parish's Formed.org subscription or through purchase with Amazon.
Contact: visit website at: www.massenacatholics.com or email: smarion@massenacatholics.com

ST. RAPHAEL’S FOOD PANTRY
Heuvelton - St. Raphael's Food Pantry will be open every Friday.
Time: 9 a.m. to 11
Place: Parish Center
Contact: Father O'Brien at 315-393-2920 or 315-344-2383.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP
Massena – The Church of Sacred Heart/St. Lawrence holds a Bereavement Support Group the last Tuesday of each month.
Time: 2 p.m.
Place: Sacred Heart Convent
Features: A gathering of those who have had a recent loss of a loved one.
Contact: 315-769-3137

LATIN MASS
Potsdam – A Tridentine (Latin) Mass is celebrated each Sunday.
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Place:  St. Mary's Church

HOLY HOUR FOR VOCATIONS
Ogdensburg - St. Mary’s is holding a monthly Holy Hour for Vocations.
Date: Thursday before the First Friday
Time: 7 p.m. concluding with Benediction at 8 p.m.
Place: Deacon Winter Chapel

FIRST FRIDAY ADORATION
Massena - Friday Devotions are set featuring Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Holy Hour for Vocations.
Date: First Friday of every month
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30
Place: St. Mary’s Church.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Massena – St. Mary’s & St. Joseph’s hold Benediction, Adoration on Thursdays.
Time: 9 a.m. to 10
Place: St. Mary’s Family Room

Around the Diocese

CELEBRATE CHRIST
Lake Placid – Celebrate Christ event to be held.
Date: Oct. 19
Place: Crowne Plaza
Features: This event is for those involved in parish ministry.  We are excited about the presenter, Mr.  Kevin Dowd will be speaking about A Spirituality of imperfection and the Eucharist, Source and Center of our Lives.
Contact: Register at www.rcdony.org/celebrate 

MISSION DISCUSSION
MASSENA – A panel discussion, “Called to Mission: Two Sisters Share Their Stories” to be held.
Date: Oct. 24
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Trinity Catholic School, Massena
Features: As part of Extraordinary Missionary Month, Sister Debbie Blow and Sister Cindy Sullivan will discuss their mission work in Nicaragua and Ecuador.
Contact: For more information or to RSVP, contact Molly Ryan at mryan@rcdony.org or 315-393-2920, ext. 1361

2019 CARITAS DINNER
Ogdensburg – 2019 Caritas dinner to be held.
Date: Nov. 6
Time: 5 p.m. cocktail hour with cash bar, dinner at 6 p.m.
Place: Gran-View Restaurant
Cost: $50
Features: Caritas award to be given to Rev. Arthur Labaff, VF.  Legacy awards to be given are Alexandria Pinkerton, Ciara Leroy, Konrad Wojckowski, Therese Buskey, Maureen Pierce, Meaghan Pierce.
Contact: RSVP by Oct. 16 to Catholic Charities at 315-393-2255.

YOUTH MINISTER ANNUAL GATHERING
Tupper Lake – Youth Minister Annual Gathering to be held.
Date: Nov. 9
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Place: Holy Ghost Parish Center
Features: Youth Ministers are the hands and feet that lead the young to Jesus so that they may lead a Blessed life. The day is centered around an open discussion on the current state and future of Youth Ministry in the Diocese.  Lunch will be included for free.
Contact: Please RSVP to: Tom Semeraro, Email:tsemeraro@rcdony.org, Phone: 315-393-2920 ext. 1415

CURSILLO EVENTS
Ogdensburg - North Country Cursillo event to be held. 
Schedule: For Men, Nov. 21-24; For Women Dec. 12-15
Place: Wadhams Hall
Features: Cursillo is a means to help Catholic Christians realize the depth of God’s love for each of us and the beauty of our Catholic Faith. It provides a simple method to help one develop and grow in Faith and better live the daily struggle of the Christian life. A Cursillo Weekend is an encounter with Christ, others and self. Cursillo means “short course” and consists of talks given by priests and lay persons with participation in small group discussions.  Weekend participants also share the Eucharist, sing, pray and fellowship together.
Contact: For more information please contact the person in your area: Watertown/Ogdensburg Area: Anne Seegebarth Email: ams2962@gmail.com, Phone: 315-783-4596; Canton/Massena Area: Michael Neaton Email: neatonmichael@yahoo.com, Phone: 315-335-6302 or 315-261-4150; Port Henry/Ticonderoga Area: Dan Stewart Email: dshope4444@gmail.com,  Phone: 518-898-6851; Plattsburgh Area or other not listed above: Ken Racette Email: kracette1a@gmail.com Phone: 518-314-1505 or 518-578-3056

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