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SUMMER RETREAT
Saranac Lake - Summer Retreat for Adults "Praying with the Psalms of Creation."
Date: Aug. 11-13
Place: Guggenheim Lodge
Features: Facilitators are  Paul Gibaldi, Adirondack Guide and photographer & Sister Bethany Fitzgerald, SSJ. Father Paul Kelly will celebrate Mass on Saturday evening.
Contact: srbethssj@gmail.com or 315-212-6592.

STORE CLOSING
Lake Placid – St. Agnes Gift and Book Store is closing. 
Features: 50% off everything! Father John Yonkovig, pastor, said. “Internet shopping may be the main culprit, but sadly after many years of service to our community the store in the basement of our church will be closing.  The Catholic Daughters have served us well.”

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

BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL
Altona – Holy Angels Church to have a   breakfast and Blueberry Festival.
Date: July 30
Time: 9 a.m. to Noon
Cost: Adults, $6; Children 6-12, $3; under 5, Free
Features: Silent auction, theme baskets, pie raffle wheel, tour of the Power House at Feinberg park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  There will be tours, speakers and exhibits as well as Alice T. Miner Movie.

GOLF CLASSIC
Morrisonville – The RCC of St. Alexander & St. Joseph will be hosting their 13th Annual Golf Classic.
Date: July 14 (Rain or Shine)
Time: Shotgun start at Noon
Place: Barracks Golf and Country Club on the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base
Cost: $240; $50 for "Barracks" members - $60 for non-members; Hole Sponsors is $100 or “Eagle” Sponsor for $180
Features: Limited to the first 30 pre-paid teams. Deadline for pre-paid reservations is July 10. Festivities of the day include "FREE" Putting Contest with monetary prizes and Hole-n-One (for all who score a hole-n-one on a specific designated hole) which both are Sponsored by Shumway Insurance of Plattsburgh! Registration fee includes gifts, greens fee, cart and BBQ chicken dinner!
Contact:  Cheryl Dodds at 518-572-4622 or Jackie Black at 518-561-5039

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)

DONATIONS REQUESTED
Ellenburg – K of C Council 4441 is promoting 4th degree candidates for the Knights.  The uniforms and paraphernalia is costly.  The council is seeking donations of used equipment
Contact:  Phalon Miner at 518-492-2368 or Ed Landry at 518-594-7251 E-Mail: aelandry121@yahoo.com

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

SAVE THE DATE
Ticonderoga - The Annual St. Mary's Summer Gala Dinner Dance and Silent Auction has been planned
Details: Set for July 21 starting at at 6 p.m.  at the Burgoyne Grill located at the Best Western. DJ Jim Burgey will provide music.  Details to follow 

 

Franklin Events

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

IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY
Malone – Five first Saturdays in honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary are set
Schedule: 7:40 a.m., Rosary; 8 a.m., Mass
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 

Hamilton Events

GARAGE SALE
Wells – St. Ann’s to have a garage sale.
Date: July 14 and 15
Features: Collecting items for  garage sale. All proceeds  to help people in the community- especially disadvantaged children, as well as buying candles for the Altar, Votives and Vigil Light, and various projects throughout the year.  A new shed at the back of the church is ready to receive donations of gently used items, i.e. linens, blankets, sports items, appliances that work, kitchenware, etc.  (no clothes though). 
Contact: Should you need a pick up call Ronni at 924-7661 or Pam at 924-2041.

PARISH PICNIC
Speculator - St. James' and St. Ann's Sixth Annual Parish Picnic will be held.
Date: July 23
Time: 2 p.m. to 5
Place: Speculator pavilion
Features: Coordinators of this years picnic are Linda Slack, Cathy Rogers and Deborah Walters. Sign up early 

GOLF TOURNAMENT
Lake Pleasant - St. Ann’s and St. James’  will be holding their 6th Annual “Summer Heat” Golf Tournament.
Date: July 29
Time: 8 a.m. Shotgun start
Place: Lake Pleasant Golf Course
Cost: Foursome/Scramble.  $65 per person includes cart
Features: Breakfast and Lunch. Snacks and Drinks all day.  Prizes: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place team. “Closest to the pin”, “Hole in One”, “Closest to the Line”, “Longest Drive”, “Fewest Putts”. 50/50 Raffle. Reserve your spot for a team of 4 or we’ll team you up. Be a Tournament Sponsor: $225./$350.  2/4 Complimentary tournament fees, One Tee box sign with your company name, Recognition in tournament brochures, and at the event. Hole Sponsor: $50.00- One Tee Box sign, Recognition in tournament brochures and at the event.  Monetary Donations are also gratefully accepted. Checks can be written to St. Ann’s or St. James’ Church, P.O. Box 214, Speculator, NY 12164, as well as Donations of Food, Prizes and Raffle Items.
Contact: Call Roger– 518 548-3625 Or e mail:  rsnyder304@hotmail.com

Jefferson Events

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: 2 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.
Contact: Phone 315-788-8480

Lewis Events

SUMMER SOCIAL
Constableville – St. Mary’s Church to hold 11th Annual Summer Social
Date: July 12
Time: 5 p.m. to 7
Features: No price changes, same delicious picnic menu with ala carte pricing.  Come and enjoy an inexpensive and fun evening out with games and raffles as well.

PIZZA AND PRAYER
Lowville – Pizza and Prayer to be held every Monday.
Schedule:  5:30 p.m. to 6:15, pizza and social time; Bible Study 6:15 to 6:45; Pick up at 7 p.m.
Place: St. Peter’s Church 
Features: Open to high school students.  If you have your own Bible, you are welcome to bring it, but Bibles will be provided. Most P&P will be Bible studies. The first Monday of the month will be Eucharistic adoration in the chapel, following the same time structure.

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

GOLF TOURNAMENT
Gouverneur – St. James Annual Golf tournament to be held.
Date: July 29
Time: 9 a.m. registration; 10 a.m. shotgun start
Place: Emerald Green Golf Course
Cost: $50 per person/$200 per team
Contact: Pre-registration & Contact Info: St. James Parish Office, (315)287-0114, Catholic@twcny.rr.com

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

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Massena – St. Mary’s & St. Joseph’s hold   Benediction and Adoration every Friday.
Time: 9 a.m. to 10
Place: St. Mary’s Church

Around the Diocese

K of C PILGRIMAGE
Isle la Motte, Vt. - The Knights of Columbus from the Diocese of Ogdensburg will hold their 24th annual bus trip to St. Anne’s Shrine.
Date: July 22 and 23
Cost: $150 person includes the bus, all meals and the overnight lodging in the new cabins at the Shrine.
Features: The trip will depart from IHC Intermediate (St. Pat’s) at 9 a.m. and will return around Sunday at 9 p.m.  Pick up points will be along the way.  Mass will be celebrated on Sun at 12:15 p.m. with Bishop Terry LaValley.
Contact: William Ose of Adams  at 315-232-4433 for info and  to register.

FAMILY GUGGENHEIM
Saranac Lake – Family Guggenheim registration is now open.
Dates: Session 1: August 17 - August 20,  Session 2: August 24 - August 27,  Session 3: October 6 - October 8,
Features: Family Guggenheim welcomes families of all dimensions to come enjoy a weekend in the Adirondacks. Expect fun family workshops and activities that will have you working and laughing together. Celebrate Christ’s presence in your lives through liturgy nd special prayer services. Take time for great outdoor activities like paddle boat rides, beach volleyball, and hiking.
Contact: Register online at: http://www.rcdony.org/familylife.html

RACHEL VINEYARD RETREATS
Saranac Lake - Rachel's Vineyard after-abortion healing retreats will be offered in the diocese.
Dates: The fall retreat will be Sept.1-3.
Place: Guggenheim Lodge
Features: Fr. Thomas Higman will serve as the chaplain for the spring retreat and Father Mark Riley in the fall. 
Contact: For more information and a confidential registration form visit www.rcdony.org/prolife. Dates and locations of retreats outside the diocese are available at www.rachelsvineyard.org.

DOVS PILGRIMAGE
Syracuse – Join Bishop LaValley and DOVS (Diocese of Ogdensburg Vocation Society) on the annual pilgrimage to pray for vocations.
Date: Oct. 10
Place: We will visit St. Marianne Cope's shrine and museum and have Mass and holy hour at the newly renovated cathedral in Syracuse.
Contact: To reserve a spot or for more information, call Mary at 315-268-1016 or Connie at 315-265-2762.

DOVS MEMBERS SOUGHT
D.O.V.S (Diocese of Ogdensburg Vocation
Society)is a group of people who pray for and work to promote vocations to the priesthood and religious life in our diocese is seeking new members. DOVS meets most months, plan events to
thank priests and religious and annually take a pilgrimage.
Contact: Call Connie at 315-265-2762 or Cathy at the diocesan Vocations Office at 315-393-2920

 

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