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RUMMAGE SALE
Lake Placid Rummage Sale to be held.
Date: March 9
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Place: St. Agnes School
Features: There is something for everyone.  Come shop the treasures and find those items for bargain prices.   Donations are now being accepted at the school for the sale. 
Contact: Please call Kathleen Murphy at 518-523-3771.

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

BREAKFAST
Lyon Mountain – Knights of Columbus to host a breakfast.
Date: Feb. 16
Time: 5 a.m. to 10
Place: Lyon Mountain American Legion Post #1623
Cost: Adults, $8; Children 6-12, $5; under 5, Free; $3 breakfast sandwiches
Contact: For more information please call 518-578-2638 or 518-593-2052

SPAGHETTI DINNER
Peru – Peru Knights of Columbus to have spaghetti dinner to fund the Council’s Coats for Kids program.
Date: Feb. 16
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30
Place: St. Augustine’s Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $8; Children 6-12, $3; under 5, Free; Take-outs available.

FISHERS CLUB
Plattsburgh – The Lakesides Fishers Club will meet and discuss priesthood discernment.
Date: Feb. 17, March 3 & 17, April 7
Time: 3 p.m.
Place: St. Peter’s Church Upper Room
Features: Join for discernment, evening prayer & dinner. Highschool junior men and older are welcome.
Contact: Fr. Douglas Lucia, dlucia@rcdony.org, or Fr. Howard Venette, hvenette@gmail.com, or just drop in.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Treadwell Mills – The Knights of Columbus will hold an all you can eat Pancake Breakfast.
Date: March 3
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

40 DAYS FOR LIFE
Plattsburgh - you’re invited to join other Christians for 40 Days for Life – 40 days of
prayer and fasting for an end to abortion.
Date: Beginning Ash Wednesday, March 6 to Palm Sunday, April 14
Features: Fr. Mickey Demo will lead a kick-off blessing March 6 at 10 am a he vigil site You’re also invited to stand and peacefully pray during a 40-day vigil in the public right-of-way outside the vigil site Planned Parenthood, 66 Brinkerhoff Street and also to help spread the word about this important community outreach.
Contact: If you’d like more information and especially if you’d like to volunteer to pray a he vigil site, please contact: Nancy Belzile, 518-593-6024, nancys_56@hotmail.com
www.40daysforlife.com/plattsburgh

FISH FRY
Chazy – Sacred Heart parish to have their annual fish fry.
Date: March 15
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30
Place: Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $11; Children 6-12, $5; All take-outs are $11
Contact: 518-846-7650 or email sacredheart@westelcom.com for more information.

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

ST. PATRICK’S DAY DINNER
Elizabethtown – St. Elizabeth’s Church will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner.
Date: March 17
Time: Take-outs start at 1:30 p.m.
Place: Parish Hall
Cost: Adults, $12; Children under 12, $5

Franklin Event

LETEN DAY OF RECOLLECTION
Chasm Falls – Lenten Day of Recollection to be held by the Ogdensburg Cursillo group.
Date: March 23
Time: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Place: St. Helen’s Church
Cost: A donation of $10/adult is suggested upon arrival
Features: Join Bishop Terry LaValley, Fr. Albert Hauser, Fr. Alan Shnob, Fr. Jack Downs and Fr. Andrew Amyot for a day of talks, prayer, personal witness, recollection and opportunity for Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Contact: Pre-register by mail, email or phone no later than March 15.  Kathyracette@gmail.com, kracette1a@gmail.com, 518-314-1505, 518-578-3056, Ken and Kathy Racette, 679 Cumberland Head Rd, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

ABSOLUTE JOURNEY TRIBUTE BAND
Malone – Holy Family School to host Absoulte Journey Tribute Band for Spring Fundraiser.
Date: April 6
Schedule: at the Malone Middle School, 7 p.m. 80’s Costume Contest with $250 in prizes; at 7:30 p.m. Josee Allerd and Friends will play; at 8:30 p.m. Absolute Journey will play until 9:30 p.m. and then an 80’s after hours party is being planned at The Pines.
Cost: $25
Contact: Holy Family School for more information at dtvrdik@hfsmalone.org or call 518-483-4443

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

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL DINNER
Evans Mills – Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner to be held to benefit Indian River Knights of Columbus.
Date: March 2
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
Contact: For more information call 315-629-4678

RETREAT
Watertown - Please join us for “Charisms: Discovering the Gifts We All Have to Share” retreat.
Date: March 23
Time: 9 a.m. to Noon
Place: Sisters of St. Joseph Mother House
Features: The cost of the workshop is minimal, free will donation at the door. Facilitator will be Marika Donders.  Mass and workshops to be held.
Contact: Please register prior to March 23 by going to It’s easy to register, just click on the link below: https://www.rcdony.org/formation/commissioned-lay-ministers/clm-event-registration.html or call Jeannie Grizzuto at 315-393-2920.

SPAGHETTI SUPPER
Watertown – St. Anthony’s Church Altar Rosary Society to have a spaghetti dinner.
Date: March 28
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

LEGACY GALA
Watertown – Immaculate Heart Central School to have their 2019 Legacy Gala.
Date: April 6
Time: Cocktails at 6 p.m.; Dinner at 7 p.m.
Place: Italian American Civic Association
Cost: $50
Features: The event is Semi-Formal
Contact: Tickets are available at IHC Jr./Sr. High School or call 315-788-4670 or email ihcgala@ihcschool.org

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

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

LEWIS EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Lowville – Lewis Eucharistic Adoration to be held.
Date: Feb. 21
Time: 4 p.m. to 5
Place: St. Peter’s Church
Features: To Thank God for & To Honor the Most Blessed Sacrament, all are invited to one hour of exposition, silent adoration, the Divine Mercy Chaplet for Souls, and benediction. If inclement weather, service will be cancelled and not rescheduled.

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

STEAK OR HADDOCK DINNER
Ogdensburg – Knights of Columbus Council #258 to have a dinner with the option of BBQ strip steak or haddock filet.
Date: Feb. 22
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Place: K of C Hall
Cost: Adults, $11; Seniors and Children, $10
Contact: 315-393-7990 for more information and to buy tickets

BLESSED IS SHE WORKSHOP
Norwood  - “Live Well: Self Care for Body and Soul” workshop and DIY perfume making to be held.
Date: March 10
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Place: St. Andrew’s Church
Features: All women can come and learn about spiritual and physical self care, then make your own essential oil perfume! Light snacks will be served but please bring a drink.  There is no cost to attend
Contact: To reserve your materials for perfume making or for more information please contact Sara LaPoint at 315-212-7565 or narrow56@gmail.com

CATHOLICISM: THE PIVOTAL PLAYERS
Massena – 13 Week Study program to be held about Catholicism: The Pivotal Players.
Date: Starts Jan. 22
Time: 2 p.m. to 4 or 6:30 p.m. to 8:30
Place: St. Mary’s Social Hall
Features: Facilitated by Father Scott Belina, St. Peter's Parish will offer a beautifully produced 13-week series presented by Bishop Robert Barron exploring the lives of saints, scholars, artists and mystics.
Contact: Parish Office at 315-769-2469

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

SURVIVING DIVORCE
Surviving Divorce groups to be held for 12 weeks in Watertown, Massena and Gouverneur.
Schedule: Jan. 22 at St. Anthony’s Church, Watertown and Jan. 24 at St. Peter’s Parish in Massena; Feb. 21 at St. James Church, Gouverneur
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30
Features: The Surviving Divorce Program offers support and healing for people who are separated or divorced.
Contact: Contact Stephen Tartaglia at 315-393-2920 or startaglia@rcdony.org.  To register go to: https://www.rcdony.org/family-life/surviving-divorce-support-group.html

WOMEN DISCERNMENT GROUP
Women’s discernment groups are forming in three areas of the diocese.
Date: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7
Place: Potsdam, St. Mary’s Rectory 5 p.m. to 7; Plattsburgh, Newman Center 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Watertown, Hearthside Room at SSJ Mother House 5 p.m. to 7
Features: Come pray and discuss with other women how to know what God has in mind for you.  Dinner will be provided.
Contact: Cathy Russell at crussell@rcdony.org or 315-393-2920.  Registration is requested by emailing Shayne Lippincott at slippincott@rcdony.org

YOUTH LENTEN RETREAT
A Lenten retreat for grades 6-12 to be held in Gouverneur and Ticonderoga.
Schedule: March 2 at St. James, Gouverneur from 12 p.m. to 5; March 9 at St. Mary’s, Ticonderoga from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30p.m.
Features: Journey begins with the sacrament of Reconciliation.  Each retreat will be comprised of a unique blend of activities, DYC led workshops, and closing Mass.  Snacks and drinks included.  Registration deadline is Feb. 27
Contact: To register visit www.rcdony.orh/youth and select “Lenten Retreats”.  Please contact Tom Semeraro, Director of Youth Ministry at tsemeraro@rcdony.org or by calling 315-393-2920 ext. 1415

YOUTH RALLY
Massena – 2019 Youth Rally to be held.
Date: April 6
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Place: Trinity Catholic School
Cost: $25 (Lunch is included)
Speakers: Kevin Dowd will be the Keynote Speaker and Marihon Alzuhairi will be presenting.
Features: Prayer and Reflection, Mass, Adoration, Climb the Scripture Wall, Indoor Snowball Blas, Glow Ball Fun and Arts and Crafts.  Free Swag bags with surprises will be given out as well.

WOMEN’S RETREAT
Norfolk – Save the date for a day long women’s retreat.
Date: May 4
Time: 9 a.m.
Place: Fr. Amyot Parish Center
Cost: $20, includes lunch
Features: Presenter will be Edwina Gateley on the topic of “Soul Sisters: Women called to connect, bond and heal in a broken world”.

Neighboring Dioceses

IGNITE MEN’S CONFERENCE
Syracuse – The 11th Annual IGNITE Conference to be held.
Date: March 30
Place: The SRC Arena is located on the campus of Onondaga Community College
Features: There will be 3 tremendous speakers that will challenge all who attend. An amazing day that will have a tremendous impact on you.
Contact: You can register for the IGNITE 2019 Catholic Men's Conference online at www.ignitecatholicmen.org

DIVINE MERCY CONFERENCE
Bronx, NY – 14th Annual Divine Mercy Conference to be held.
Date: April 6
Time: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Place: Cardinal Spellman H.S.
Contact: For more information go to thedivinemercy.org/Bronx or call 1-800-462-7426

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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