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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

CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW
Morrisonville – 7th Annual North Country Christmas Craft show to be held.
Date: Dec. 8
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: St. Alexander’s Church
Features: Works of local vendors, a fabulous Bake Shop with all your favorite Christmas Treats, Basket Raffle and more.

BOARS HEAD FEAST AND FESTIVAL
Altona – Boars Head feast and festival to be held.
Schedule: Jan. 5 at 5 p.m. and Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Place: Holy Angels Hall and Church
Cost: Feast Only, $25; Festival Only, $20; Both, $40; Children, $10; under, Free
Features:  Two evenings that celebrate the End of the Christmas Season and the Feast of the Epiphany.  A medieval jubilation of Light from Darkness.
Contact: For more information call 518-236-5632

PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Treadwell Mills – The Knights of Columbus will hold an all you can eat Pancake Breakfast.
Date: Jan. 6
Time: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Place: St. Joseph’s Church Parish Hall
Cost: Adults, $8; Children 6-12, $4; under 5, Free

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

Essex Events

ADVENT BIBLE STUDY
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

SILENT AUCTION GALA
Malone – Holy Family to have a Silent Auction Gala.
Date: Dec. 8
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: Holy Family School
Contact: Anne Marie Wiseman at 518-483-4443 or advancement@hfsmalone.org for more information

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

BIBLE STUDY
Evans Mills – Four-week Bible course on Wisdom Literature to be held.
Date: Beginning Nov. 28
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Parish Center
Features:  The presenter (via DVD) is Jeff Cavins, with homework review and discussion led by K of C Council 7471. This course will cover the final four sessions in the eight-week program begun in Lent.  Each session is self-contained, however, enabling new students to join us. 
Contact: call 315-767-1065 to register.

OPERATION MIRIAM LUNCH
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

ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
Watertown – IHC is currently accepting nominations for their Athletic Hall of Fame.
Features: Please visit ihcschool.org for nomination form or to submit online.  The Deadline to Nominate is Dec. 10.
Contact: mike.delaney@ihcschool.org

FRANCISCAN MYSTERY PLAY
Clayton – “The Birth of Jesus”, A Franciscan Christmas play to be performed.
Date: Dec. 16
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Church
Features:  Through special lighting, inspirational music, and narration, this presentation is a prayerful and moving meditation on the Birth of Jesus.  There is no admission cost, but a free-will offering is appreciated to support the Mystery Players ministry.
Contact: For more information, contact St. Mary's parish office at 315-686-3398.

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

CURSILLO MEETING
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

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

ADVENT MEDITATIONS
Croghan – Advent Meditations with Mary to be held.
Date: Dec. 5
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: St. Stephen’s Church
Features: A Advent Prayer Journal can be purchased at https://shop.ascensionpress.com/collections/rejoice that has daily Scripture, Prayer & Reflections for the Advent Season. You can also sign up for weekly video reflections.
Contact: 315-346-6958 for more information

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

FRANCISCAN MYSTERY PLAYERS
Ogdensburg – Franciscan Mystery Players to perform “The Birth of Jesus”.
Date: Dec. 9
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: Notre Dame Church

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

VIRTUS FACILITATOR TRAINING
Ogdensburg - The Diocese Safe Environment Office will be coordinating training for individuals interested in becoming Virtus Facilitators.
Date: Dec. 11
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Brzana Building Conference Room at the Diocesan offices in Ogdensburg.
Features: A working lunch will be provided.
Contact: For more information, please contact John Morrison, Director of Safe Environment Office at (315) 393-2920 Ext 1440 or jmorrison@rcdony.org

YOUTH BUSES FOR LIFE
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.

DOVS MEMBERSHIP CAMPAIGN
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

Neighboring Dioceses

NEW EVANGELIZATION SUMMIT
Ottawa - The Annual New Evangelization Summit will take place in Ottawa.
Date: May 4, 2019. 
Cost: Free
Features: The speakers for this year will be Fr. James Mallon, Cardinal Gerald C. Lacroix, Michael Dopp, Fr. John Bielawski, Michelle Thompson and Michelle Moran.  Registration will not officially open until February 2019, but Office of the New Evangelization would like to reserve a block of seats for participants from the Diocese of Ogdensburg. In a change from previous year, this year the New Evangelization Summit will be a one-day event. 
Contact: If you are at all interested in attending this one-day summit, please contact Marika Donders, Director of the New Evangelization at mdonders@rcdony.org or 315-393-2920 so we can keep you updated.

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