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Lake Placid Christmas Bazaar to be held.
Date: Dec. 1
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Place: St. Agnes School
Features: Trees, wreaths, crafts, toys, baked goods and donuts, gifts, raffles and auctions.  A great way to kick off the holiday season.  Lunch will be served and Santa will be visiting.  Vendor space is available.
Contact: For more information call 518-523-3771 or info@stagneslp.org

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

Mooers – Ladies of St. Ann’s to have a craft show.
Date: Oct. 20
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Mooers Fire Station
Features: Craft and non-craft vendors, hot lunches, baked goods, and raffle prizes. Proceeds support the Mooers Food Pantry.  Donations for the food pantry accepted.
Contact: (518) 236-6016.

Chazy – Sacred Heart to have a Turkey Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 21
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Place: Sacred Heart Parish
Cost: Adults, $10; Children under 12, $5; under 5, Free; Take-outs, $10
Features: Shop for treats and take a chance on our raffle.

Plattsburgh – The Lakesiders Fishers Club to have their fall discernment meeting.
Date: Oct. 21; Nov. 4 & 18; Dec. 2
Time: 3 p.m.
Place: St. Peter’s Upper Room
Features: Discernment, Evening Prayer and Dinner.
Contact: Fr. Venette (hvenette@gmail.com) or Fr. Lucia (dlucia@rcdony.org)

AuSable Forks – Knights of Columbus Council #2301 to have a Roast Pork Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 28
Time: 1 p.m. to 5
Place: Holy Name Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $10; Children under 12, $5
Features: We will also feature a silent auction and pie sale with all proceeds supporting seminarians within the Diocese.

Altona – Holy Angels to have Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 28
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Place: Holy Angels Church Hall
Cost: Adults, $10; Children 6-12, $6; under 5, Free

Mooers – Mooers Knights of Columbus Council #6136 to have a Turkey Raffle.
Date: Nov. 10
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Mooers Fire Station
Features: Cash Prizes, Baskets, Hams, Turkeys, Lottery Board and much more. 

Chazy – Fabulous Fall Festival to be held.
Date: Nov 10
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Sacred Heart Parish Center
Features: Great craft festival with over 25 craft vendors from New York, Vermont. Hot lunches, baked goods, silent auction, in addition to hundreds of handcrafted items. Get a head start on your Christmas shopping.
Contact: For more info, contact Noreen Barcomb at sacredheart@westelcom.com or 518-846-7650.

Morrisonville – St. Alexander’s Church to have a Turkey Harvest Dinner.
Date: Nov. 11
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: Adults, $10; Children 6-12, $5; under 5, Free
Features: There will be a Harvest Dinner raffle, country store and silent auction.

Plattsburgh – Confirmation Retreat to be held.
Date: Nov. 17
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Place: Seton Catholic School
Cost: $25
Features: Presented through NET Ministries. 
Contact: Register early through your parish religious education office.

Plattsburgh – Six week Continuing Formation event to be held for All Commissioned Lay Ministers.
Date: Oct. 4 – Nov. 15
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Place: St. Peter’s Church
Cost: Dinner only, $10; Scripture only, $17; Both Dinner event and Scripture Study, $27
Features: This is opportunity to deepen our understanding and learn how to lead a scripture study.  Bishop LaValley will be the guest speaker.

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)

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.

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

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

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

Essex Events

Olmstedville – Advent Bible Study to be held on Bible Basics.
Date: Starts Nov. 7th for 6 weeks.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Place: St. Joseph’s Parish House
Features: Topics will include where and how it came about, how it developed, how to get the most out of it, and how to interpret it in the light of the church’s teachings.  A meal of soup and bread will be served.

Franklin Event

North Bangor – St. Augustine’s Parish will be hosting a Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 28
Time: Noon to 4 p.m.
Place: St. Augustine’s Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $10; Seniors, $9; Children under 12, $5; under 5, Free; Take-outs available

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

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 

Hamilton Events



Jefferson Events

Watertown - Pro-life representatives of Watertown’s four Catholic parishes will be praying in front of Planned Parenthood on Stone Street every day including weekends during the entire month of October.
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Features: Join us in this peaceful, prayerful witness to the sanctity of all human life. 

Clayton – Facts, effects and prevention of bullying presentation to be held.
Date: Oct. 18
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Parish Center
Feature: All (families & individuals) are invited to attend this free presentation. Come and be informed about this growing epidemic in our communities.
Contact: For more information, contact St. Mary's parish office at 315-686-3398 or reception@stmarysclayton.org

WatertownAdult Faith Formation about the Eucharist to be held.
Date: Oct. 22 & 29; Nov. 5, 12 & 19
Time: After Noon Mass
Place: St. Patrick’s Chapel
Cost: $10 for Workbooks
Features: The Eucharist, Discovering the Mass in the Bible with Dr. Brant Pitre.
Contact: Pre-registration required. Registration form available at www.catholicwatertown.org. Please register by Oct. 19 to Deacon Kevin kmastellon@spwatn.org.

Watertown – St. Anthony’s Church Altar Rosary Society to have a spaghetti dinner.
Date: Oct. 25
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Place: Msgr. Sechi Hall
Cost: Adults, $8, Children, $4.50; Children under 3, Free; Sauce, $5 per quart; Meatballs, $.75 each
Features: Take-out available at 4 p.m., please bring your own containers

Black River – Harvest Ham Dinner to be held.
Date: Oct. 25
Time: 4 p.m. to 7
Place: St. Paul’s Church
Cost: Adults, $9; Seniors 65 +, $8; Youths 5-12, $4; Immediate Families, $25
Contact: Call Rectory at 315-773-5672 for more information.

Evans Mills – Spaghetti and Meatball dinner to be held by Indian River Council 7471 Knights of Columbus.
Date: Nov. 3
Time: 4 p.m. to 7
Place: St. Mary’s Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $7; Seniors, $6; Children under 12, $5; under 5, Free; Sauce, $5 per quart

Alex Bay – Annual Election Night Ham Dinner to be held.
Date: Nov. 6
Time: Take-outs start at 4 p.m.; serving from 5 p.m. to 7
Place: St. Cyril’s Church
Cost: Adults, $10; Children, $5; under 5, Free; Take-outs, $10
Contact: For deliveries call Joanne Fitch at 315-955-5504

Evans Mills – St. Mary’s to have a Roast Pork Dinner.
Date: Nov. 17
Time: 4 p.m. to 7
Place: St. Mary’s Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $20; Seniors and children under 12, $8; under 5, Free
Features: Raffle tickets for a Thanksgiving Lottery, wine basket and Christmas basket will be drawn.

Adams – Confirmation Retreat with NET Ministries to be held.
Date: Nov. 20
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: St. Cecilia’s Church
Cost: $25 (Meal will be included)
Features: NET Ministries challenges young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of the Church. These are a first come, first served basis registration.
Contact: Pre-Registration is required.  Register by Nov. 9 by emailing slippincott@rcdony.org or call the Regional Office at 315-782-3620

Watertown – Operation Miriam Lunch to be held for all women and middle school age and up.
Date: Dec. 9
Time: 11 a.m.
Place: SSJ Motherhouse
Contact: Shayne e-mail: slippincott@rcdony.org or call 315-782-3620

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

Carthage - The Jefferson/Lewis Cursillo holds its monthly meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.
Time: 6 p.m. to 8
Place: Community Room of St. James Church
Features: All Cursillistas are encouraged to attend. We also welcome those interested in deepening a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Contact: Anne Seegebarth ams2962@gmail.com, 315-783-4596

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.

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

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

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

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

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.)

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

Lowville – Eucharistic Adoration to be held.
Date: Oct. 18
Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
Place: St. Peter’s Church
Features: to one hour of exposition, the Divine Mercy Chaplet, silent adoration, and benediction.

Lowville – Mass for healing to be held.
Date: Oct. 27
Time: 10 a.m.
Place: St. Peter’s Church
Features: Praise, Worship and healing prayers for the body and soul.  Music by Jacki Archer and the St. Peter’s Choir.

The Churches of St. Peter’s, St. Mary’s, St. Hedwig’s are planning on taking advantage of God’s beauty and mercy with a bus trip to the National Shrine of Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, MA.
Date: Oct. 30
Cost: $70
Schedule: At the Shrine there will be an opportunity to visit the gift shop and roam the beautiful grounds before breaking for a relaxing brown bag lunch. The program will include Eucharistic Adoration from 1-2 p.m. with an opportunity for confession. Mass will be at 2 p.m. followed by the Divine Mercy Chaplet at 3 p.m. There should be some free time to roam before departure around 4:30 p.m. We will be leaving Lowville Plaza promptly at 6:30 a.m. and returning between 8-9 p.m. Pilgrims are expected to bring their own lunch and be responsible for their dinner with our stop on the way home.
Contact: Reservations with a $20 deposit should be made through St. Peter’s Church Office (315-376-6662) by Oct 23.

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. 

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

Norfolk – Destination Confirmation to be held with Bishop LaValley.
Date: Oct. 21
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Parish of the Visitation
Features: After Mass, Bishop LaValley will talk about the role of parents as the first teachers of faith for their children and how they can assist in the preparation for the celebration of the sacrament of Confirmation.  Bishop will also share with the students how Confirmation is not a graduation.  It’s a new beginning and a call to continue even more passionately their journey of faith.
Contact: slippincott@rcdony.org or call the Regional Office at 315-782-3620 by Oct. 12

Norfork – The Annual Dinner hosted by the Commissioned Lay Minister Association to be held.
Date: Oct. 24
Time: 5:15 p.m.
Place: Church of the Visitation
Cost: $12 per person
Features: Spouses welcome. Mass, dinner and guest speaker Fr. Bryan Stitt will be speaking on Understanding Peoples' Temperaments as a Catholic int he 21st Century.
Contact: For more information or to register call Jeannie Grizzuto at 315-393-2920, Ext. 1413 or email jgrizzuto@rcdony.org.

Ogdensburg – Notre Dame and St. Mary’s Cathedral will be hosting a Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 28
Time: Noon to 3 p.m.
Place: Knights of Columbus
Cost: Adults, $9; Children 5-12, $5; under 5, Free

Star Lake – Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale to be held.
Date: Nov. 3
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: St. Hubert’s Church
Features: Handcrafted items, gift baskets, raffles and silent auctions

Massena – St. Peter’s Parish to have a Bazaar.
Date: Nov. 10
Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Social Hall
Features: Take-out Cabbage Roll sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Turkey Dinner after the 4 p.m. Mass.  Poker, Skilo(Bingo), Pull tabs, 50-50, quilt raffle, Ticket Central, turkey raffles, religious items, kids' games, Country Store and Fancy Goods booths, Cake Walk wheel game
Concession stand all day! Big Ticket Drawing at 6 p.m. First prize $2500 and 3 $100 winners drawn Tickets now on sale at Masses, both Stewart stores and Mountain Mart

Brasher Falls - The Altar Rosary Society of St. Patrick’s will host an Annual Craft/Artisan Show.
Schedule: Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Nov. 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Knights of Columbus Hall
Features: We are looking for vendors to display their work. If you wish to do this or know someone that does; please call Val Cline at 315-389-4182 for a registration packet. Tables are rented for $18 each.

Norfolk – Confirmation Retreat with NET Ministries to be held.
Date: Nov. 18
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: Fr. Amyot Center
Cost: $25 (Meal will be included)
Features: NET Ministries challenges young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of the Church. These are a first come, first served basis registration.
Contact: Pre-Registration is required.  Register by Nov. 9 by emailing slippincott@rcdony.org or call the Regional Office at 315-782-3620

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

Ogdensburg – The Annual Catholic Charities Caritas Dinner to be held.
Date: Oct. 24
Time: 5 p.m. cash bar, 5:30 p.m. Entertainment, 6 p.m. Dinner
Place: GranView Restaurant
Cost: $45
Features: 2018 Caritas Award Recipient is Sr. Donna M. Franklin and 2018 Legacy Award Recipient is Ms. Ciara LeRoy, Malone.  All proceeds from the CARITAS Dinner will be used to provide financial assistance and counseling to individuals and families in need.
Contact: 315-393-2255 by Oct. 16 to make reservations.

Youth Lay Ministers and Catechists, take advantage of this great opportunity to receive your Youth Ministry Certification from the Diocese of Ogdensburg.
Schedule: Nov. 3, at St. James Minor Community Room in Carthage; Nov. 10 at St. Agnes Elementary School in Lake Placid
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Features: This is a free training session.
Contact: To register and/or learn more about the course offerings, please contact: Tom Semeraro, Director of Youth Ministry tsemeraro@rcdony.org or 315-393-2920 ext. 1415

There will be four Evenings of Prayer and Reflection throughout the Diocese of Ogdensburg in celebration of National Vocation Awareness Week: Nov. 4-10, 2018.
Nov. 4 - St. Peter's Church, Lowville; Nov. 5 - St. Mary's Church, Clayton; Nov. 6 - St. John XXIII Newman Center, Plattsburgh; Nov. 13 - St. Mary's Church, Ticonderoga
Each evening's schedule will be: 5 p.m. Discernment Holy Hour; 6 p.m. Pizza & Wings; 6:30 p.m. Panel Discussion; 7:15 p.m. Video - "Is God Calling You?"; 7:30 p.m. Closing Prayer & Sending Forth
Contact: Anyone interested in knowing more about Church Vocations or how they can help to promote Vocations are invited to these evenings. Please RSVP by emailing: dlucia@rcdony.org or crussell@rcdony.org or phone: 315-393-2920 to indicate which evening/site you will be attending.

High school pilgrimage to the March for Life in Washington, D.C.
Date: Jan. 17 – 19, 2019
Cost: $150 (includes transportation, hotel, meals and shirt).
Features: Pick up locations across the diocese.
Contact: Registrations open Oct. 1 at rcdony.org/prolife. For more info please contact the
Respect Life Office 518-524-0774.

D.O.V.S (Diocese of Ogdensburg Vocation Society) as a group, are dedicated to promoting and
fostering vocations to the priesthood and religious life in our diocese.  The annual
campaign provides a major source of revenue for our organization and its success is vital to our Diocese. Funds that we raise through our membership campaign helps us to raise awareness for vocations in our Diocese.
Cost: Annual dues are $50 per year or $75 per married couple.
Contact: Any questions please call Connie Randall at 315-265-2762 or Anne Miller at 315-353- 2950 or email Connie at connierandall47@yahoo.com

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