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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 Events

FIRST FRIDAY PRAISE AND WORSHIP
Lake Placid – Monthly praise and worship to be held.
Date: July 2
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

Clinton Events

COMPASSIONATE COMPANIONS VOLUNTEER STAKEHOLDERS MEETING
Plattsburgh – Fr. Scott Seymour invites you to join him for a presentation on a new age friendly community initiatives beginning at St. Joseph’s Community Outreach Center.
Date: June 27
Time: Noon
Place: Westside Ballroom
Features: Starr Burke, Outreach Program Coordinator and Donna Beal, Executive Director of Mercy Care for the Adirondacks will present the initiative  for the Tri-Lakes Region.  The aim of the program is to work with the community partners to address the social determinants of Health to help older adults age in place more successfully. Lunch will be provided
Contact: RSVP by June 20 to Starr Burke at 518-825-0697 or starr@stalexanders.org

ST. JOSEPH’S OUTREACH BLESSING AND DEDICATION
Plattsburgh – Fr. Scott Seymour invites you the celebration, blessing and dedication of St. Joseph’s Community Outreach Center.
Date: June 27
Time: 4 p.m.
Place: 1349 Military Turnpike, Plattsburgh
Features: Bishop Terry R. LaValley will be present for the blessing and dedication. Reception with light Refreshments will follow.
Contact: RSVP to Starr Burke at 518-825-0697 or starr@stalexanders.org

APPLEFEST
Peru – The 44 Annual St. Augustine’s Applefest to be held.
Date: Sept. 17
Schedule: Craft fair at 10 a.m., community parade at 11 a.m., Chicken BBQ at 1:30 p.m.
Place: St. Augustine’s Church
Features: Food, games, and raffles.

HOUSE SITTERS
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.


Essex Events

LATIN MASS CANCELLED
Port Henry – Extraordinary Form Latin Mass has been cancelled until further notice.

 

 

Franklin Event

ST. ANDRE BESSETE PARISH PILGRIMAGE
Malone – St. Andre Bessette Parish Pilgrimage walk to be held.
Date: July 9
Time: 8 a.m. to noon
Place: 9 mile walk from St. Helen’s, Chasm Falls Whippleville Road and River Road and will end t Notre Dame Church.
Features: Light refreshments will then be served.  If you are concerned about your ability to walk the route, please consider joining us in Eucharistic Adoration prayer at Notre Dame. It will take place at the same time as the walk, from 8 a.m. to Noon.  Proceeds from this fundraiser will help defray the cost of the Our Lady of the Rosary Healing Retreat, to be held at Wadhams Hall in Ogdensburg Oct. 6-9 for women of the Diocese of Ogdensburg.
Contact: For more information contact Nancy and Mark Beddoe at beddoe@sympatico.ca   

DEVOTION AND HOLY HOUR
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.


 


Hamilton/Herkimer Events

 

 

Jefferson/Lewis Events

HOLY HOUR AND DIVINE MERCY
Houseville - A Holy Hour of Adoration with the Divine Mercy Chaplet will be observed the first Sunday of the month.
Date: July 3
Time: Following 11 a.m. Mass
Place: St. Hedwig’s Church
Contact: 315-348-6260

 

St. Lawrence Events

HOLY HOUR
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.

FEAST OF STS. PETER & PAUL
South Colton – Feast of Sts. Peter & Paul to be held.
Date: June 29
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: St. Paul’s Oratory
Features: Mass, followed by a procession to the Sacred Heart Shrine, followed by an ice cream social. Bring a lawn chair.

ROSARY WITH DEVOTIONS
Ogdensburg – The Legion of Mary will pray the rosary with devotions for First Saturday.
Date: July 2
Time: 8 a.m.
Place: Notre Dame Church, Ogdensburg
Features: Rosary with devotions

FIRST SATURDAY ROSARY DEVOTION
Massena - Sacred Heart Church to have first Saturday Rosary Devotion.
Date: July 2
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.

MONTHLY BRUNCH
Norfolk – Parish of the Visitation and St. Raymond’s will have their monthly Knights of Columbus Brunch.
Date: July 10 (Second Sunday of each month)
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30
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.

PICNIC AND CELEBRATION
Massena – Parish picnic to be held along with the celebration of Fr. Mark Reilly’s 25th Anniversary of the Priesthood.
Date: Aug. 7
Time: Noon, following the 11 a.m. Mass
Place: St. Mary’s Church
Features: Everyone is welcome! There will be lots of food (featuring a pig roast from Pig and Moo BBQ), games for children (and adults, too!), great company and conversation and loads of fun for all!
Contact: We ask that if you plan to attend, please contact the parish office at 315-769-2469 and let us know how many are coming, so we can properly plan for the food.

Virtual Events

BROWNBAG CHATS BEGIN
The Office of New Evangelization will be running a new Brownbag Chat during lunchtime via zoom.
Date: Wednesdays starting June 15
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Features: We will use videos from The Search Continues on Formed.org. In each session, we will watch one or two short videos together via zoom and then have an informal discussion. 
Contact: If you would like to join us this series of lunch-time chat discussions, please sign up online at https://www.rcdony.org/brownbag .  For more information, contact Marika Donders at mdonders@rcdony.org.

VIRTUAL FAMILY LIFE CONFERENCE
Watch the “Iron Sharpens Iron” project from the virtual Family Life Conference at https://www.rcdony.org/vflc
Description: see the videos from the Virtual Family Life Conference or to submit a video of your family doing something fun.


Around the Diocese

SURVIVING DIVORCE
The Family Life Office is offering the Surviving Divorce Program, beginning mid-February in Watertown, Gouverneur, Canton and Potsdam.
Dates: To be determined (will be held once a week)
Time: 2-3 hours
Cost: $25
Features: This program helps participants find personal healing and hope by working through the emotional upheaval of separation and divorce.
Contact: Register online at www.rcdony.org/survivingdivorce.
For more information contact Steve Tartaglia at 315-393-2920 or startaglia@rcdony.org.

GUGGENHEIM ART AND ADVENTURE DAYS
Saranac Lake - Does your child (11-15 years old) want to try the Camp Guggenheim experience without committing to a whole week or does your child just want more time at our home on the water? This summer, Camp Guggenheim is once again offering its Guggenheim Summer Fun Days!
Date: July 5, Art Track with opportunities for mask making, photography, and more! July 6, Adventure track with opportunities to try out Camp’s rappelling wall, kayaking around Saranac Lake, and more! Both days will conclude with an opportunity to attend Mass!
Cost: $15 per day.  Includes drinks and snacks
Features: Your child is welcome to attend one or both events (lodging not provided and lunch not provided).
Contact: Register at www.rcdony.org/summerfundays .  If you have any registration questions, please contact, Jeannie Grizzuto, Youth Office Administrator at: or 315-393-2920 ext. 1413

ORGAN RECITAL WITH DON FELLOWS
Ogdensburg – As part of the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Diocese there will be an organ recital featuring Don K. Fellows, former Music Director of St. Mary’s Cathedral and Wadhams Hall Seminary.
Date: July 10
Time: 2 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Cathedral
Features: Don recently retired from University of Pittsburgh as well as his position as Organist and Director of Music at Saint Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh. Don has performed organ recitals throughout the United States, as well as Rome, Dublin, and Madrid. Don will be playing on the Cathedral’s new Viscount Organ which was installed in 2020. It will be followed with a Holy Hour and Papal Honors at 3 p.m. There is no charge and all are welcome!
Contact: For more information please contact Amy at the Cathedral office, 315-393-3930 or secretary@smcogd.org

PILGRIMAGE TO ST. ANNE’S SHRINE
Isle LaMott, VT – Knights of Columbus from throughout the Diocese of Ogdensburg will participate in the 74th annual pilgrimage to St. Anne’s Shrine. 
Date: July 17
Schedule: Bishop LaValley will celebrate Mass at 12:15 p.m. Following the Mass the Peru K of C Council will serve a luncheon on the shrine’s grounds.
Features: Beautiful St. Anne’s Shrine is located on the shores of Lake Champlain, only a few miles from the Rouses Point Bridge.  The Shrine’s religious history began in 1666 when the French erected a fort and chapel. The chapel was blessed in 1893, and a beautiful statue of St. Anne, the mother of Mary, was erected.
Contact: For more information, please call Pilgrimage Coordinator Gordon Burdo at 518-563-2796

FAMILY GUGGENHEIM
Saranac Lake – Online registration is now open for Family Guggenheim.
Date: Session 1 Aug. 18-21; Session 2 Aug. 25-28; Session 3 Oct. 7-9
Place: Guggenheim
Cost: Visit www.rcdony.org/family-life/fg for more information
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 and laughing together. Celebrate Christ’s presence in your lives through liturgy (often outside) and special prayer services. Take time for great outdoor activities like paddle boat rides, beach volleyball, and hiking. You are never too young or too old to enjoy being family at Camp Guggenheim!
Contact: For more information, please contact Steve Tartaglia at 315-393-2920 or startaglia@rcdony.org

RACHEL’S VINEYARD RETREAT
Saranac Lake – After Abortion Healing weekend to be held.
Date: Sept. 2-4
Place: Guggenheim Center
Features: If you (or a friend) are suffering after an abortion, you're not alone. Consider participating in the next Rachel's Vineyard retreat. The weekend will be held at the main camp to provide more social distancing. Each retreatant will have their own room. Open to women and men. Don't suffer alone. Help is available.
Contact: Registration is online at rcdony.org/pro-life or contact the Respect Life office 518-524-0774 or cminer@rcdony.org

BLUE MASS
Clayton – Bishop Terry R. LaValley cordially invites all Police, Corrections, Fire and EMS Personnel to the Diocese of Ogdensburg Blue Mass.
Date: Sept. 25
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Church
Features: The entire Northern New York Community is invited to join in prayer for the safety and well being of all first responders and public safety personnel.
Contact: For more information contact Fr. Chris Carrara, 315-605-1039, ccarrara@rcdony.org

SIDEWALK ADVOCATES FOR LIFE
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.

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