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**Please note we do our best to keep the Event Calendar up to date, however if you are unsure if an event is happening, please contact the orgaization holding the event to see if it is still going on**

Adirondack Mountain Events

Lake Placid – Monthly praise and worship to be held.
Date: June 3
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: St. Agnes Church
Features: Music led by Joey and MC Izzo.  Time for fellowship and snacks afterwards.  Will be livestreamed as well on St. Agnes Facebook page.
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/559995661778301?ref=newsfeed

Saranac Lake – St. Bernard’s to have their third annual Black Fly 5K run, walk, roll or stroll.
Date: June 3
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Place: Dewey Mt. Rec. Center
Cost: Adults, $25; Student, $20 (includes t-shirt if registered by May 27).  $10 discount for families of 4 or more.
Features: get some exercise in a wooded setting, then grab some grub from ADK Street Eats and a brew from Hex and Hops and enjoy the after-race fun!
Contact: Call 518-891-2830 for more information or register on Run Sign Up website: https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/SaranacLake/StBsBlackFly5K

HGA Auction and Flea Market
Tupper Lake – St. Alphonsus – Holy Name of Jesus, St. Henry’s and St. Therese to have an Auction and Flea Market.
Date: June 11
Time:   Flea Market, 9 a.m. to noon; Auction, Noon until done
Place:  Holy Ghost Parish Center
Features: Lunch Available for a fee. Donating proceeds to: Tupper Lake Food Pantry, Camp Guggenheim Scholarship Fund and Tupper Lake Ecumenical Pastors Fund
Contact:  For more information St. Alphonsus – Holy Name of Jesus Parish Office at 518-359-3405

Clinton-Northern Franklin Events

Ellenburg – Our Lady of the Adirondacks invite you to First Saturday Communal Devotions.
Schedule: June 3, Aug. 5, Sept. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2
Time: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Features: You are warmly invited to join us as we pray for peace by meeting the conditions of this powerful devotion made in reparation to our Lady's Immaculate Heart.
Contact: For more information, contact Sarah at 518-534-9976.

Fort Covington – St. Mary’s to have their Annual Parish Bazaar.
Date: June 3
Time: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: 3 Burns Holden Rd
Features: Yard Sale, Flea Market, Multi-Prize Raffle; Chinese Auction, Thrift Store Specials, Children’s Games, Food & Music! 

Mooers – St. Ann’s Church to have their 5th Annual Festival of Cars.
Date: June 4
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: St. Ann’s Grounds
Features: Craft Fair, Theme Baskets, Food and Entertainment.  Top 40 picks and special awards at 3 p.m.  There will be Hot Wheel races for kids and adults (Entry fee, $5 kids; $10 Adults, includes car). 
Contact: For more information or to pre-register your vehicle call 518-236-5632.  Vehicle Pre-Register is $15 or $20 the day of the show between 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Craft Table space, $20.

Paul Smiths - Mercy Care for the Adirondacks will hold its annual Educational Forum co-hosted by Paul Smith’s College.
Date: June 7
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $25, includes networking lunch
Features: The 2023 Forum will focus on the urgent topics of Ageism and development of the Master Plan for Aging in New York.  Speakers will be Ann Monroe, Greg Olsen and Adam Herbst.
Contact: Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  To register for the Forum, please visit Mercy Care’s website at www.adkmercy.org or contact Karen Rodriguez, Mercy Care Project Manager at krodriguez@adkmercy.org or call her at 518-523-5685.

Plattsburgh – Adoration to be held weekly.
Date: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Time: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Place: St. John’s in the Holy Family Basement
Features: Come to an out of the way place and rest awhile in Jesus' Presence. Experience His healing power, grace, love and mercy for yourselves and loved ones. Pray for the sick, suffering, vocations, our priests, country and peace in the world.
Contact: For more information, to become a substitute or to sign up for an hour, please contact 518-563-3773.

St. Regis Falls – All are invited to the monthly first Saturday Devotion and Holy Hour for Vocations.
Date: First Saturday of the Month
Time: 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 with private mediation on the 15 Mysteries of the Rosary, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament reposed in the Tabernacle, and Prayers for the Holy Father and his intentions.

Ellenburg Center – Our Lady of the Adirondacks House of Prayer is looking for many Volunteer “House Sitters”.
Time: The responsibility is to arrive by 10 a.m. on your chosen day(s) and remain on premises until 4 p.m. to welcome visitors.
Features: Lunch and snack items on hand along with tea, coffee, soda, and bottled water. Training will be provided on the history of the House of Prayer, its mission, and the various ways to carry out this gentle ministry of hospitality for those seeking time in a home of Mary to listen to our Lord, browse in the library, or visit the "Gift Shop". Flexible schedule (and hours) are fine.
Contact: If interested in volunteering for one day a month, or week, or more, please call Sarah Anderson at 518-534-9976.


Jefferson-Lewis Events

Houseville - A Holy Hour of Adoration with the Divine Mercy Chaplet will be observed the first Sunday of the month.
Date: June 4
Time: Following 11 a.m. Mass
Place: St. Hedwig’s Church
Contact: 315-348-6260

Clayton – St. Mary’s to have their annual Healing Mass and Antoine Tetrault Memorial Service.
Date: June 10
Time: 11 a.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Church
Features: The Celebrants will be Fr. Arthur LaBaff and Father Corneille Boyeye. During Mass the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is offered. Immediately following Mass will be prayer teams to pray for individual needs. A social time with refreshments will take place in the parish center following the Mass.
Contact: For more information, contact St. Mary's parish office at 315-686-3398 or claytonsec@rcdony.org or visit the www.stmarysclayton.org.

Watertown – Join us for the 105th Mt. Carmel Festival.
Date: June 23, 24 and 25
Place: St. Anthony’s Church
Schedule: Music Saturday 6 p.m. to 9. ‘Customer Service’; Sunday 6 p.m. to 9 ‘Ferguson and Rogers’.
Grounds open 5 p.m. to 10 Friday; 1 p.m. to 10 Saturday and Sunday. Sunday- 5 p.m. Procession and 9:30 p.m. giant fireworks!!
Features: Your favorite Italian food- homemade -. fried dough, Sausage torpedos, pizza and delicious Italian cookies and pastries. Rides and games for the kids.

Clayton – St. Mary’s Church to have their annual Gala and raffle.
Date: Aug. 5
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 10
Place: Cerow Arena at the Town of Clayton Recreational Park
Features: Your $100 ticket is good for dinner for 2 and 2 drinks and enters you in all drawings.
Contact: For more information and tickets, contact St. Mary's parish office at 521 James Street, Clayton or 315-686-3398.

St. Lawrence Events

Massena – You are invited to ALPHA.
Date: Tuesdays starting April 4
Time: 6 p.m. to 8:30
Place: St. Mary’s Social Hall
Contact: Parish office at 315-769-2469 or go to massenacatholics.com for info or to register.

Canton – Holy Hour for Vocations to be held.
Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 4:10 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Church
Features: Holy hour followed by Mass at 5:15 p.m. and confessions at 5:45 p.m.

Canton – Rosary for life to be held.
Date: Every Sunday
Time: 4:25 p.m. preceding the 5 p.m. evening Mass
Place: St. Mary’s Church

Norwood – St. Andrew’s Church to offer Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Friday.
Time: After 8:30 a.m. Mass until Noon
Features: Sign up is not needed.

Canton – Bingo to be held.
Date: Mondays
Time: Card sales start at 5:30 p.m., Games start at 7 p.m.
Place: Sarto Club

Ogdensburg – The Legion of Mary will pray the rosary with devotions for First Saturday.
Date: June 3
Time: 8 a.m.
Place: Notre Dame Church, Ogdensburg
Features: Rosary with devotions

Massena - Sacred Heart Church to have first Saturday Rosary Devotion.
Date: June 3
Time: 3:15 p.m.
Features: First Saturday Rosary Devotion to OUR Lady of Fatima. Confessions will be available. Saturday Vigil Mass at 4 p.m.

Massena – First Saturday of the month, men’s prayer group to meet for Mass and Adoration.
Date: June 3
Time: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Church
Features: Coffee and donuts after service in the parish center
Contact: Bob Brothers at 315-842-2886

Norfolk – Parish of the Visitation and St. Raymond’s will have their monthly Knights of Columbus Brunch.
Date: June 11 (Second Sunday of each month)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Place: Fr. Amyot Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $10; under 12, $5; under 5, Free; Omelets, add $3; Take-outs available
Contact: For more information contact Grand Knight Gil Gonthier 315-212-5166.

Ogdensburg - Please join us for a concert of original music by Ryan C. McNally, to include Mass in D Minor which incorporates piano, organ, orchestra and choir.
Date: June 11
Time: 4 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Cathedral
Features: An Ogdensburg native, Mr. McNally is an arranger and performer, with over 60 compositions to his name. We hope you’re able to join us and bring a friend! There is no charge and all are welcome!
Contact: For more information, contact our Music Director, Christine Bookman at ogdensburgmusic@rcdony.org.

The Bishop McEntegart 4th Degree Assembly 707 are holding a patriotic raffle of a USA Flag.
Cost: 1 ticket $5 OR 3 tickets for $10.
Features: 1 grand prize - Flag Pole Set (installed); 2nd prize, US Capital Flown Flag; 3rd to 5th prize, 5 Foot Porch Flag Set.  Drawing June 14.
Contact: Any  Sir Knight of the Canton Assembly or call 315-244-4455

Canton – St. Mary’s Church to have a drive thru Chicken BBQ.
Date: June 18
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Place: Drive thru with picnic seating available on the lawn.
Cost: $15 Full meal, $12 half chicken only
Menu: ½ Chicken, Coleslaw, Salt Potatoes, Baked Beans, Dinner Roll.
Contact: For more information call 315-386-2543

The St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging is seeking drivers for home delivered meals in Brasher Falls, DeKalb, Canton, Gouverneur, Morristown, Ogdensburg, Potsdam and Star Lake.
Features: These drivers deliver hot, nutritious meals to older adults. Many are homebound and receive a lunchtime meal Monday through Friday. A critical component of this program is the daily wellness check that is provided by this service. Drivers receive a mileage reimbursement. Typical deliveries take place between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Routes can be between one hour and two hours. You can volunteer for one day a week or several. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Contact: If you are interested please contact Danielle Durant at 315-386-4730.

Virtual Events

The Office of New Evangelization will be running a new Brownbag Chat Series.
Date: June 14
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Place: Via Zoon
Features: This series will be a book discussion on Apostolic Exhortation The Joy of the Gospel by Pope Francis. The Document is available online or in book form from the Office of the New Evangelization. The reading schedule (approx. 20 pages per week) will be sent to participants.
Contact: To register, go to https://www.rcdony.org/brownbag.  For more information, contact Marika at mdonders@rcdony.org

You are invited to take part in a Friendship Group that will provide you with dynamic reading and personalized formation to grow in holiness with others online.
Date: Thursdays starting June 15
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Zoom
Features: The first book we will read is Overcoming Spiritual Discouragement by popular author Fr. Timothy Gallagher, OMV. Book summary: With warmth, understanding, and pastoral skill, Father offers a hopeful invitation to all who struggle to overcome the greatest obstacle in the spiritual life — discouragement. It is a call to solace in times of suffering and will empower you to stand tall in times of affliction. Oblate priest Fr. Bill Brown will join us for the first meeting, share about the liberating spirituality behind this book, lead a discussion, and answer participants' questions. You will learn how to enter into the sublime peace and joy that our Lord promises.
Contact: To sign up, visit:  https://mailchi.mp/sophiainstitute/friendship-groups  For more information, please contact Mary Beth Bracy at mbracy@sophiainstitute.com

Around the Diocese

The Family Life Office is offering the Surviving Divorce Program, starting late February in Gouverneur, Canton and Potsdam/Colton.
Dates: Facilitators at each site will contact registrants to establish exact dates and times for the meetings.
Cost: $25
Features: Surviving Divorce features twelve video presentations that cover topics such as shock and grief, anger and forgiveness, money issues, dealing with children and a former spouse, and annulment and remarriage. This program is for the newly separated and divorced and those still struggling with issues many years later. It will help them find answers to their questions, restore their hope, and begin authentic healing.
Contact: Register online at www.rcdony.org/survivingdivorce.  For more information contact Steve Tartaglia at 315-393-2920 or startaglia@rcdony.org.

Saranac Lake – LEAD overnight retreat to be held on the Significance of the Eucharist in our Lives.
Schedule: June 9, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 – Praise and Worship with Madonna Champagne and Nate Pultorak of Plattsburgh, campfire and s’mores; June 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Panel on the Eucharist: Sister Ellen Rose Coughlin, SSJ; Msgr. Dennis Duprey, Anita Soltero and Cathy Russell.
Cost: $30, meals included
Place: Camp Guggenheim
Contact: Register at www.rcdony.org/lead2dayevent

Ogdensburg - Bishop LaValley cordially invites all home schooled children and their parents to noon Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Ogdensburg followed by a visit and picnic at his residence.
Date: June 28
Time: Noon
Place: Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral, picnic at 624 Washington Street
Contact: Please RSVP to Renee Grizzuto, Bishop’s Secretary at (315) 605-1093 or rgrizzuto@rcdony.org by June 19.

2023 registration is open.  New this year is a mini session for youth 11-13 years old along with the annual sleepaway camp weeks for ages 11 to 18.
Dates: The season starts July 5th and ends Aug. 11th.
Cost: Mini session is $200 and the weeklong sessions is $425 per camper.  Meals and accommodations are included in the registration fee.
Features: There are so many fun things to do at camp! Like arts and crafts, Project Adventure, Liturgy, rappelling, hiking, basketball, or soccer. Guggenheim has its very own beach where you can swim, tool around on our watercrafts and play watersports. Evenings at camp are packed with fun activities like bonfire time, a dance, outdoor movies, and camp-wide games.
Summer Camp Guggenheim is a fun place where you can make great friends, escape the craziness of the world, and just chill with cool people like you.
Contact: To sign up for camp please visit: www.rcdony.org/youth/camp or call, Jeannie Grizzuto at 315-393-2290 ext. 1413. Deadline is June 21!

Ogdensburg – Retreat for adults whose parents separated or divorced and also for those who grew up in single-parent families.
Date: Aug. 11-13
Place: Wadhams Hall
Cost: $200 for a shared room or $250 for a single room. 
Features: Financial assistance is available...do not let cost prevent you from experiencing the healing you deserve.
Contact: For more information or to register for the retreat, please contact Steve Tartaglia at startaglia@rcdony.org or 315-393-2920.

Saranac Lake – Family Guggenheim registration is open.
Schedule: Aug. 17-20; Aug. 24–27; Oct. 6-8
Features: Family Guggenheim welcomes families of all dimensions to come enjoy a special weekend in the beauty of the Adirondacks. Expect fun family workshops and activities that will have you working, laughing and praying together. Celebrate Christ’s presence in your lives!
Contact: For more information and to register, go to www.rcdony.org/family-life/fg.html or contact Steve Tartaglia at 315-393-2920, startaglia@rcdony.org.

Ogdensburg – Our Lady of the Rosary Healing Retreat for Women to be held.
Date: Oct. 5-8
Place: Wadhams Hall
Cost: $275 per person, $100 Deposit
Features: Retreat for women 18 years or older.  Registrations begin July 1, 2023
Contact: For more information call Kathleen Nichols 518-651-6895.  Donations accepted to by payable to OLRHR and sent to Wadhams hall.

FGP is a local program that shows you how you can apply the skills and wisdom you have acquired throughout your life to make a difference in the lives of others. Get involved in the community and build relationships to last a lifetime. All you need to join is the ability to give the kind of comfort and love that sets a child on the path toward a successful future. If you’re 55 or older and want to share your experience and compassion, you have what it takes to be a Foster Grandparent.  You'll also receive a small bi-weekly, non-taxable stipend that cannot be held against any current benefits you may already have as well as paid mileage for your travel. Additionally, you receive paid holidays, vacations, sick and personal leave.  Opportunities available in Franklin, Essex, Clinton, St. Lawrence and Jefferson County.
Contact: Melissa Howard, Volunteer Coordinator at (518) 359-7688 or E-mail: mhoward@cathcharities.org

Experience Sidewalk Advocated for Life’s new virtual basic training 2.0.
Features: Sidewalk Advocates for Life employs peaceful, prayerful, loving, and law-abiding outreach outside of abortion centers to aid mothers in crisis and connect them with life-affirming resources in the effort to save their preborn children and end abortion. By God’s grace, this effort has witnessed over 9,000 women turn around at abortion centers and CHOOSE LIFE!
Contact: To get started, YOU’RE INVITED to fill out the brief application at sidewalkadvocates.org/trainingapp. Upon receipt, we’ll be in touch with next steps for accessing the online training.

Join Fr. Donald Robinson on a pilgrimage to Biblical Turkey in the footsteps of St. Paul and St. John.
Date: Oct. 9-20, 2023
Cost: Only $2999 (includes airfare, lodging, meals, guides)
Features: Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia
Contact: Father Don at 315-782-1143 or donrob4@twcny.rr.com

An eleven-day pilgrimage of shrines of France hosted by Father Andrew J. Amyot.
Date: November 6-16, 2023
Cost: $3,979 from Montreal (includes tour price, taxes and airline surcharges)
Features: Visits to Lourdes, Nevers, Tours, the Loire Valley, Chartres, Mont. St. Michel, Bayeux, Normandy, Caen, Lisieux and Paris.
Contact: Father Andrew Amyot at 315-384-4242 or framyot2@gmail.com

Join Father Looby on a journey to Spain and Morocco.
Date: Nov. 4- 17, 2023
Cost: Pricing starts at $4,949 per person for a double and $5,849 per person for single occupancy. Features: This unforgettable trip will take you to the heart of Madrid, the historic cities of Córdoba and Seville, and the stunning Alhambra. Experience the passion and rhythm of Flamenco in Jerez de la Frontera and explore the vibrant blue streets of Chefchaouen. Journey through the spiritual centers of Fes and Rabat, and visit the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. In Marrakech, immerse yourself in the bustling markets and architecture, and enjoy a "Choice on Tour" experience. The trip will end with a visit to the iconic Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
Contact: For more information contact Mary McIntosh at Watertown AAA at 315-558-6372
Join Fr. John Yonkovig of Lake Placid on the Rhine River with Viking Cruises from Amsterdam, Holland to Basel, Switzerland in the spring of 2024.
Date: May 30 – June 6, 2024
Contact: For information call Deb Rothermel at 800-223-3884 or BTAGROUPS@gmail.com

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