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Adirondack Events

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

PARISH FESTIVAL 
Plattsburgh – St. Peter’s Plattsburgh Annual Festival 
Date:  June 24  
Time:  Noon to 4:00 p.m. (Starts after 11 a.m. Mass under the tent) Live Auction at 1 p.m. 
Place:  Grounds of Seton Academy  
Features:  Children's Game, Free; Brand new John Deere tractor, StarCraft 18 ft. 40 horse power boat, 2 wind sails and hundreds of other auction items.  Browse flea market from the trunk while children enjoy the monster slide, other games and activities.   Shop book sale, bake sale, try your hand at dish pitch and purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win grand prize of $1,500.  Enjoy our tasty festival foods, soft serve ice cream while listening to our DJ.   

BOXES NEEDED
Plattsburgh – This will be a very busy summer for the Seton Schools as we unify and become one campus.  We are in need of sturdy boxes, in good condition, to help us move and sort items. 
Contact: Please call 518-561-4031 for more information.

BECOME A HOST PARENT
Plattsburgh - International students from around the world attend Seton Catholic to improve their English skills and immerse themselves in American culture. Host families are needed
Features: Host parents receive a generous stipend, a handbook and 24/7 support for guidance
Contact: Cara Chapman, Director of International Students, at cchapman@thesetonschools.org or 518-561-4031 ext. 2004 with questions or for an application

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

 

 

Franklin Event

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

PIE SALE
Wells – St. Ann’s Altar and Rosary Society will be having their Perfectly Popular Pie Sale.
Date: June 30
Time: 9 a.m. to Noon
Place: St. Ann’s Church
Features: Homemade pies of many different varieties along with sweet breads, cookies and cakes will delight your company and save you hours in the kitchen. All proceeds help continue the charitable work done in the community and buy supplies for the church.

GARAGE SALE
Wells – St. Ann’s Altar and Rosary Society will be holding its Annual Garage Sale.
Date: July 20 and 21
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Place: St. Ann’s Church
Features: Your donations of gently used household good, working electronics, sports equipment, kitchen ware, toys, crafts, furniture, boats, garden equipment, linens and blankets, antiques, furniture.   We take anything but clothes. This fundraiser helps the Altar and Rosary society's community outreach program.  Drop your donations off at the shed in the back of the church. Turn handle to the right.
Contact: For pick up items call Pam at 518 924-2041 and we will arrange a pickup. Thanks so much for your generous response.

 

Jefferson Events

MT. CARMEL FEAST
Watertown – Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Feast to be held.
Date: June 22, 23 & 24
Place: St. Anthony's Church
Schedule: June 21, Spaghetti Dinner at 4:30p.m.; June 22, 5 p.m. to 10, Bingo at 7 p.m., Musician from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30; June 23 1 p.m. to 10., June 24 1 p.m. to 10, Religious Procession at 5 p.m., Fire Works at 9:30 p.m.
Features: Rides, Games, Raffle, Italian Food Specialties. Sunday unlimited rides from 1 p.m. to 4 for $13.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Watertown – Come join us for a faith filled fun week of Vacation Bible School.
Date: July 9 – 13
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Place: Holy Family Church
Cost: $25
Features: For Grades K-5
Contact: Call 315-782-6750 or 315-782-2468

IHC ENROLLMENT
Watertown – Enroll today for K-12 for the 2018-19 School year at Immaculate Heart Central School.
Features: IHC is the largest and most prominent non-public educational alternative in the Greater Watertown area!
Contact: Call the Junior/Senior High (315-788-4670), the Intermediate (315-788-3935), or the Primary (315-788-7011) to schedule a visit!

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

EUCHARIST PRAYER GROUP
Watertown – Our Mother of the Eucharist Prayer Group to meet.
Date: July 19
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

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.
Contact: Phone 315-788-8480

Lewis Events

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Lowville – Eucharistic Adoration to be held.
Date: June 21
Time: 4 p.m. to 5
Place: St. Peter’s Church
Features: To Thank God for and To Honor the Most Blessed Sacrament, all are invited to one hour of exposition, the Divine Mercy Chaplet, silent adoration, and benediction.

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS
HousevilleDivine Mercy Devotions to be held.
Date: July 1
Time: 3 p.m.
Place: St. Hedwig’s Church
Features: The program Includes: Vespers (Evening Prayer), Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament, the Divine Mercy Chaplet and Benediction. At 2:30 p.m. will view the first part of the DVD entitled "The Rosary- Spiritual sword of our Lady," by Fr. Don H. Calloway, MIC. All are welcome.
Contact: 315-348-6260 for information.

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

HEALING MASS
Raymondville – Healing Mass to be held.
Date: June 27
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: St. Raymond’s Church
Features: Fr. Garry Giroux will be the celebrant. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available at 5:45 p.m.  After Mass individual prayer will be available.

GROUP DISCUSSION
Waddington - Join us for a five-week group discussion of Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation Rejoice and Be Glad (Gaudete and Exsultate).
Date: Thursdays
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Parish Hall
Features: We will discuss one chapter each week. The text of the document is available online on the Vatican Website: https://goo.gl/1sESsT
Contact: For more information or to register (registration appreciated, but not required), please contact Marika Donders at mdonders@rcdony.org

TRIP TO YANKEE GAME
Canton - The Canton Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a Yankee Baseball Trip to New York City.
Date: Aug. 10
Cost:  $230 per/person double occupancy. The price includes luxury coach transportation, ticket to the ballgame, one night’s hotel stay at Meadowlands River Inn and breakfast on Saturday.
Contact: For more information or to register, email: cantonkofc@gmail.com or call 315-714-2016.

K OF C GOLF TOURNAMENT 
Ogdensburg – the Knights of Columbus will have their 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. 
Date: Aug. 18 
Place: State Golf Course on Route 37 
Cost: $70 a person $280 per team Entry limited to the first 14 teams.  $100 deposit is required to hold your spot This is non-refundable. Green fee, cart, lunch at the golf course and dinner at the 
Knights of Columbus at the conclusion of play.  Guest Dinner is $11 
Features: Funds will be raised to help support the Gabriel Project.  Many different hole contests to be held. 
Contact: Call the club between 9a.m. to 1 p.m. at 315-393-7990 for more information 

SCHOOL REGISTRATION
Canton - St. Mary’s Catholic School is now accepting registrations for the 2018-19 school year, Nursery through 6th grade. 
Features: St. Mary’s offers a faith-based, academically rigorous education, along with a family-oriented environment.  Small classes and latch-key services are additional benefits. 
Contact: To register, please call the school at 315-386-3572 or email at smsoffice@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

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

CATHOLIC HEART WORKCAMP
Plattsburgh - Catholic Heart Workcamp (CHWC) is returning to Plattsburgh
Date: June 24 to 29
Place: Seton Catholic Central
Schedule: Daily Mass, Penance and prayer, work in the community.
Cost: $375 which includes meals, lodging, transportation to the work sites, t-shirts and snacks.
Features: Open to high school (entering 9th grade in Fall 2018) and college students. Catholic Heart Workcamp’s mission is to inspire young people to live as disciples of Christ through serving others and to foster the Catholic faith of each participant. During the week, campers will volunteer at various sites throughout the Plattsburgh area during the day and participate in fun, faith-building programs in the evening.
Contact: For information about the Plattsburgh camp or to register, please contact managers Jocelyn Kelly and Samantha Poulin at chwc.ogdensburg@gmail.com or call Jocelyn at 518-651-0786. Additional information about CHWC can be found at www.heartworkcamp.com

FAMILY GUGGENEIM
Saranac Lake – It’s time to register for Family Guggenheim.
Date: Session 1, Aug. 16 – 18; Session 2, Aug. 23 – 26; Session 3, Oct. 5 – 7
Features: Bring your family to the most meaningful weekend of the year! Hike, swim, pray, play...be.
Contact: Visit https://www.rcdony.org/familylife/family-guggenheim.html  to register. Deacon Henry and Dayna Leader for information at 315-323-0827 or dleader@rcdony.org

CATHOLIC BOY AND GIRL SCOUTS
Catholic Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in the diocese are encouraged to Work on a religious emblem. There are a variety of emblems for Scouts of all types and ages (Daisy, Brownie, Cub, Girl, Boy, Venture, and Explorer).
Contact: www.rcdony.org/scouting or contact Scott Quinell at 315-212-0137 or bsaquinell@gmail.com. The emblems are awarded at the annual Bishop's Scout Mass in October.

DOVS PILGRIMAGE
D.O.V.S. (Diocese of Ogdensburg Vocation Society) is sponsoring a vocation pilgrimage to Western New York with Bishop LaValley.
Date: Oct. 16-18
Cost: $350 if registered by Aug. 31; $399 after Aug. 31
Features: Departing from various site in diocese. Price includes bus to all destinations; two nights stay at Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora, NY; two breakfasts; one lunch; two dinners. The pilgrimage Will feature tour of Christ the King Seminary, Mass at the seminary, tour of Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Buffalo; Mass and Holy Hour for Vocations at the Basilica; free time at Niagara Falls.
Contact:  Connie Randall at 315-265-2762 or Mary Enslow at 315-268-1016.

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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