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The Diocese of Ogdensburg Vocation Society (DOVS) is having a Raffle from Sunday, April 21-June 20, 2024 to support promoting the culture of vocations in the Diocese. On June 20, the DOVS will be making a Pilgrimage to St. Anne’s Shrine, Isle la Motte, VT to pray for vocations. 
Cost: The cost of the tickets is $5.00 or 5 tickets for $20.00.  
Features: 1st Prize--$500.; 2nd Prize—Quilt and Rocking Chair; 3rd Prize--$50 gift card, $25. Visa Gift Card, $25.00 Gift Card to Walmart.  
Contact: For any questions, contact Constance Randall, connierandall47@yahoo.com (315) 783-0574. 

The following is a list of LEAD (Leaders for Evangelization and Discipleship) events that will be held across the diocese. 

  • April 27, Massena, St. Mary’s Social Hall, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., "Using CHOSEN as a Tool for Catechesis”,  https://www.rcdony.org/Chosen1, $10 
  • May 4, Plattsburgh Regional Office, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., "Fostering Holiness in Children", No Cost 
  • May 8, Virtual, 6 p.m. to 8, “Fostering Holiness in Children", No Cost 

Features: We are all called to know our faith and to share it with others. LEAD offers quality diocesan and regional events to support the varied work of parish ministries. These opportunities include spiritual, personal and professional development, networking and days of reflection. All involved in parish ministries are invited to attend LEAD events. If there is a cost associated with the event, parishes may receive a bill. 
Contact: To register go to: www.rcdony.org/certworkshops unless otherwise noted. 
Ogdensburg - Through the laying on of hands and the invocation of the Holy Spirit, the Most Reverend Terry R. LaValley, Bishop of Ogdensburg, will Ordain to the Order of Priesthood Deacon Carter Gabriel Pierce and Deacon Douglas Alexander Schirmer. 
Date: May 25 
Time: 11 a.m. 
Place: St. Mary’s Cathedral 
Features: A Reception will immediately follow the Liturgy downstairs in the Brzana Hall. The Ordination Mass may be viewed at www.rcdony.org/ordination. The Ordination Mass program will be available at the same link shortly before the Liturgy. 

Saranac Lake – A Rachel’s Vineyard After-Abortion Healing Retreat to be held. 
Date: May 24-26 
Place: Guggenheim Lodge 
Features: If you or a friend are suffering after abortion loss, you are not alone. Find hope and healing at the spring Rachel's Vineyard Retreat. 
Contact: Register online: www.rcdony.org/pro-life or contact The Respect Life Office for more information: cminer@rcdony.org  or www.rachelsvineyard.org for a list of locations. 

Saranac Lake – Registration is now open for Camp Guggenheim. 
Schedule: Session 1: June 30 to July 3 (11-13 yrs old); Session 2: July 7 to July 12 (12-15 yrs old) $425; Session 3: July 14 to July 19 (12-15 yrs old) $425; Session 4: July 21 to July 26 (12-15 yrs old) $425 ; Session 5: July 28 to Aug. 2 (12-15 yrs old) $425; Session 6: Aug. 4 to Aug. 9 (16-18 yrs old) $425 
Cost: Session 1, $200 per Camper.  Session 2-6, $425 per camper 
Features: Are you ready to have a week of summer camp like no other?  Since 1972, young people have called Guggenheim "home away from home.”  Located on the shores of lower Saranac Lake, Summer Camp Guggenheim is a great place to make friends, draw closer to Christ and have a whole bunch of fun in a natural setting.   
Contact: For more information or to register go to www.rcdony.org/youth/camp by June 1. 

Ogdensburg – Our Lady of the Rosary Healing retreat to be held for women. 
Date: Oct. 10 – 13 
Place: Wadhams Hall 
Features: The retreat is open to 45 women over the age of 18. Presenters from the John Paul II Healing Center.  Priests in residence will be Fr. Joseph Giroux and Fr. Albert Hauser. 
Contact: For more information and registration, please visit the diocese website at www.rcdony.org/ourlady If you would like to send a donation to help defray the cost of the retreat, please mail a check to Mr. Bill Seymour, Wadham’s Hall, 6866 State Highway 37 Ogdensburg, NY 13669. The committee extends their thanks and gratitude for your prayers and support. 

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.  

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