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BLESSING OF THE ROSES
Saranac Lake – Blessing of roses to be held.
Date: Sept. 30
Time: 4 p.m.
Place: St. Bernard’s Church
Features:please join members of
the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites for a holy hour including Eucharistic Adoration, Vespers, Benediction, and a blessing of roses to be distributed. There will be light refreshments at the conclusion.

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

FABULOUS FABRIC FUNDRAISER
Ellenburg Center – Our Lady of Adirondacks House of Prayer is hosting an all day event featuring fabric and quilting accessories.
Date: Sept. 22
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Features: All items are 50% off.  Whether you are looking for Christmas craft material or bulk stock, this is a great opportunity to support the House of Prayer and replenish sewing and quilting supplies as we head into the fall and winter seasons.
Contact: Carol Alexander at 518-236-6016 or the House of Prayer at 518-594-3253 for more
information.

FISHERS CLUB
Plattsburgh – The Lakesiders Fishers Club to have their fall discernment meeting.
Date: Sept. 23; Oct. 7 & 21; Nov. 4 & 18; Dec. 2
Time: 3 p.m.
Place: St. Peter’s Upper Room
Features: Discernment, Evening Prayer and Dinner.
Contact: Fr. Venette (hvenette@gmail.com) or Fr. Lucia (dlucia@rcdony.org)

WELCOME TO THE FEAST
Plattsburgh – Six week Continuing Formation event to be held for All Commissioned Lay Ministers.
Date: Oct. 4 – Nov. 15
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Place: St. Peter’s Church
Cost: Dinner only, $10; Scripture only, $17; Both Dinner event and Scripture Study, $27
Features: This is opportunity to deepen our understanding and learn how to lead a scripture study.  Bishop LaValley will be the guest speaker.

HEALING MASS
Dannemora – St. Joseph’s Church to have a Healing Mass.
Date: Oct. 2
Time: 5 p.m., Reconciliation; 6 p.m., Mass
Features: Sacraments will be available.  Reconciliation, Anointing of the Sick and Holy Eucharist during Mass

HARVEST DINNER
West Chazy – St. Joseph’s Church to have their 45th Annual Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 7
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Place: St. Joseph’s Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $10; Children -12, $5; under 5, Free
Features: Turkey Dinner, Country Store and much more.  Take-outs available
Contact: St. Joseph’s Parish Office at 518-493-4521

FEAST OF THE HOLY ROSARY
Keeseville – Immaculate Conception Church to honor our Queen of the Rosary.
Date: Oct. 7
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Features: Bishop LaValley will celebrate Mass and the Most Holy Rosary with blessing of candles during Mass.  Immediately following Mass, we will pray the living Rosary.  After the Rosary, everyone is invited to join us for a free luncheon at the Elk’s Club.

TURKEY DINNER
Dannemora – St. Joseph’s to have their Annual Roast Turkey Dinner.
Date: Oct. 14
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: Adults, $10; Children, $7; under 5, Free
Features: Dinner, Music, Chinese Auction and Country Store.

HARVEST DINNER
Chazy – Sacred Heart to have a Turkey Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 21
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Place: Sacred Heart Parish
Cost: Adults, $10; Children under 12, $5; under 5, Free; Take-outs, $10
Features: Shop for treats and take a chance on our raffle.

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

HARVEST DINNER
Elizabethtown – St. Elizabeth’s Church to have a Harvest Dinner.
Date: Sept. 30
Time: 2 p.m. to 6
Place: St. Elizabeth Parish Center
Cost: Adults, $9; Children 5-12, $5; under 5, Free
Features: Roast Beef with all the trimmings.  Take-outs available at 1:30 p.m.

 

Franklin Event

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Ft. Covington – Eucharistic Adoration to be held.
Date: Sept. 21
Schedule: 9 a.m. Mass and continue to 9 p.m.; An hour of prayer and penance for the victims of abuse will begin at 8 p.m. followed by Benediction at 9 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Church

HARVEST DINNER
Chateaugay – CC of Burke and Chateaugay to have a Yankee Pot Roast Dinner.
Date: Sept. 23
Time: 12 p.m. to 5
Place: St. Patrick’s Church
Cost: Adults, $12, Children 5-11, $5; under 5, Free

177 PROJECT
Malone - A nationwide tour of Eucharistic Adoration featuring some of the most talented Catholic musicians in the country.
Date: Oct. 5
Schedule: Rosary at 6:45 p.m.; Eucharistic Adoration from 7 p.m. to 8; Concert at 8:15 p.m.
Place: Notre Dame Church
Cost: No Charge and you can get tickets at www.iTickets.com
Features: This fall, the 177 Project is partnering with 22 different artists to bring an evening of Eucharistic Adoration and music to every single diocese in the US! Tickets to the evening are completely free and you can get yours by visiting the177project.com.
Contact: Andrew Duso at 518-483-1300

GUN AND KNIFE SHOW
Brasher – A Gun and Knife Show to be held.
Date: Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Knights of Columbus Hall
Cost: $3; under 12 free
Features: Many dealers will be present with all kinds sporting items.  Concession stand open all day, breakfast served 8 a.m. to 11.  All guns must be checked in at door. Plenty of parking. 
Contact: Phil Davis at 315-389-4627 or Mike Hoag at 315-389-4318

HARVEST DINNER
St. Regis Falls – St. Ann’s Society will be holding a Harvest Dinner with turkey and all the trimmings.
Date: Oct. 7
Time: 12 p.m. to 3
Place: St. Ann’s Parish Hall
Cost: Adults, $10; Children under 12, $5
Features: Take-outs will be available by calling 518-522-4633.  There will able be a 50/50 raffle.

TURKEY DINNER
North Bangor – St. Mary’s to have their Turkey Harvest Dinner.
Date: Oct. 7
Time: Noon to 4 p.m.
Place: North Bangor Fire Hall
Cost: Adults, $10; Seniors, $9, Children 6-12, $6; under 5, Free
Contact: Take-outs available by calling 518-483-2780 starting at 11 a.m.

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 


Hamilton Events

 

 

Jefferson Events

SPAGHETTI SUPPER
Watertown – St. Anthony’s Church Altar Rosary Society to have a spaghetti dinner.
Date: Sept. 20
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

IHC FALL FESTIVAL AND 5K
Watertown – IHC to have Fall Festival.
Date: Sept. 21 – 23
Place: Immaculate Heart Central High School
Features: Fun for the whole weekend. Family Fun Day (Free) Chicken BBQ/Pig Roast, Varsity Soccer Game. 5k AND Fun Run starts at 9 a.m. on Sept. 22.  Pre-Register before Sept. 10.  Cost is $20 per runner.  1.5 MI/Run: 6 & under, Free; Students, $8, Family, $18.  Includes T-Shirt for pre-registration only.
Contact: Lance Bombard at 315-778-7165 or lancelombard@gmail.com.  For Complete Schedule of Events: https://www.ihcschool.org/about-ihc/social-events

CIDER DAYS
Sackets Harbor – Cider Days to be held.
Date: Sept. 30
Time: Noon to 4 p.m.
Place: St. Andrew’s Church
Features: There will be music, food, games, 50/50 raffle and new this year a Chinese Raffle. Celebrate a fall family fun-filled event.

FALL ECO-FEST
Watertown – Annual Fall ECO-Fest Presentation to be held.
Date: Sept. 30
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30
Place: Sisters of St. Joseph Hearthside Hospitality Center
Speaker: Aileen O’Donoghue, St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Physics, author & contributor to the monthly magazine, Living Faith
Theme: “The Science Behind Pope Francis’ Laudato Si: Care for our Common Home”
Features: As a scientist and a person of faith, Aileen will reflect on Pope Francis’ encouragement of people to examine the pressure humanity has been putting on our world and actively take steps to reduce and mitigate that pressure. sponsored by: Watertown Faith and Ecology of Upstate New York. Event is free and open to the Public. Fall snacks will include Burrville cider and
donuts.
Contact: call 315-212-6592 or email: srbethssj@gmail.com

SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALL DINNER
Evans Mills – The Indian River Knights of Columbus to have a Spaghetti and meatball dinner.
Date: Oct. 6
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; Sauce, $5 per Quart
Contact: 315-629-4678 for more information

CRAFT FAIR
Carthage – Augustinian Academy to have a Craft Fair.
Date: Oct. 6
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Place: School Gym
Features: Handmade Crafts, gifts, themed basket raffle, food and bake sale.
Contact: For vendor applications contact the school at 315-493-1301

BLOOD DRIVE
Watertown – St. Anthony’s and St. Patrick’s Parish Nurse Ministry to have a blood drive.
Date: Oct. 8
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 6:30
Place: St. Anthony’s Old School Gym
Contact: 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) Visit redcrossblood.org or download the Blood Donor App
to schedule your appointment.

ROSARY CRUSADE
Watertown – Annual Citywide Family Rosary Crusade to be held.
Date: Oct. 9
Time: 5:15 p.m.
Place: St. Patrick’s Church
Features: The Crusade will begin with celebrating a Mass followed by all Four Mysteries of the Rosary.  The theme is “Mary’s Immaculate Heart Will Conquer”.  Sponsored by the Watertown Curia Legion of Mary.

CONFIRMATION RETREAT
Adams – Confirmation Retreat with NET Ministries to be held.
Date: Nov. 20
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: St. Cecilia’s Church
Cost: $25 (Meal will be included)
Features: NET Ministries challenges young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of the Church. These are a first come, first served basis registration.
Contact: Pre-Registration is required.  Register by Nov. 9 by emailing slippincott@rcdony.org or call the Regional Office at 315-782-3620

OPERATION MIRIAM LUNCH
Watertown – Operation Miriam Lunch to be held for all women and middle school age and up.
Date: Dec. 9
Time: 11 a.m.
Place: SSJ Motherhouse
Contact: Shayne e-mail: slippincott@rcdony.org or call 315-782-3620

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.
Contact: Phone 315-788-8480

Lewis Events

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Lowville – Eucharistic Adoration to be held.
Date: Sept. 20
Time: 4 p.m. to 5
Place: St. Peter’s Church
Features:To Thank God for & To Honor the Most Blessed Sacrament, you are invited to an hour of Exposition, Silent Adoration, the Divine Mercy Chaplet, and Benediction.

TURKEY DINNER
Copenhagen – St. Mary’s to have their Annual Turkey Dinner.
Date: Oct. 4
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Place: Copenhagen Fire Hall
Cost: Adults, $9; Children 6-12, $4.50; under 5, Free; Take-outs, $8
Features: Bazaar & Bake Sale, Raffle items ($500 and more), 50/50.
Contact: St. Mary Ellen Brett at 315-688-2683 or email srectory2@twcny.rr.com

HARVEST DINNER
Constableville – The Altar & Rosary Society of St. Mary’s Church is holding their annual Harvest Turkey Dinner.
Date: Oct. 7
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Cost: Adults, $10; Children8 and under, $4

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS
Houseville – Divine Mercy Devotions to be held for the month of October.
Date: Oct. 7
Time: 3 p.m.
Place: St. Hedwig’s Church
Features:Recitation of the Rosary, Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament, the Divine mercy Chaplet and Benediction. All are welcome.
Contact: 315-348-6260.

POLISH FESTIVAL
Houseville – St. Hedwig’s to have their Polish Festival.
Date: Oct. 14
Time: Noon, following the 11 a.m. Mass
Features:The festivities include: The Serving of a Tasty Polish Platter $10, Bake Sale Items, Polish hot Dogs $1, Ice Cream Sundaes $1, Theme Basket Raffles and a 50/50 Raffle. Take outs are available. Proceeds to benefit church programs, repairs and restoration.
Contact: 315-348-6260.

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

GUN AND KNIFE SHOW
Brasher – A Gun and Knife Show to be held.
Date: Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Knights of Columbus Hall
Cost: $3; under 12 free
Features: Many dealers will be present with all kinds sporting items.  Concession stand open all day, breakfast served 8 a.m. to 11.  All guns must be checked in at door. Plenty of parking. 
Contact: Phil Davis at 315-389-4627 or Mike Hoag at 315-389-4318

DESTINATION CONFIRMATION
Norfolk – Destination Confirmation to be held with Bishop LaValley.
Date: Oct. 21
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Parish of the Visitation
Features: After Mass, Bishop LaValley will talk about the role of parents as the first teachers of faith for their children and how they can assist in the preparation for the celebration of the sacrament of Confirmation.  Bishop will also share with the students how Confirmation is not a graduation.  It’s a new beginning and a call to continue even more passionately their journey of faith.
Contact: slippincott@rcdony.org or call the Regional Office at 315-782-3620 by Oct. 12

CLMA DINNER
Norfork – The Annual Dinner hosted by the Commissioned Lay Minister Association to be held.
Date: Oct. 21
Time: 5:15 p.m.
Place: Church of the Visitation
Cost: $12 per person
Features: Spouses welcome. Mass, dinner and guest speaker Fr. Bryan Stitt will be speaking on Understanding Peoples' Temperaments as a Catholic int he 21st Century.
Contact: For more information or to register call Jeannie Grizzuto at 315-393-2920, Ext. 1413 or email jgrizzuto@rcdony.org.

CRAFT/ARTISAN SHOW
Brasher Falls - The Altar Rosary Society of St. Patrick’s will host an Annual Craft/Artisan Show.
Schedule: Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Nov. 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Knights of Columbus Hall
Features: We are looking for vendors to display their work. If you wish to do this or know someone that does; please call Val Cline at 315-389-4182 for a registration packet. Tables are rented for $18 each.

CONFIRMATION RETREAT
Norfolk – Confirmation Retreat with NET Ministries to be held.
Date: Nov. 18
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: Fr. Amyot Center
Cost: $25 (Meal will be included)
Features: NET Ministries challenges young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of the Church. These are a first come, first served basis registration.
Contact: Pre-Registration is required.  Register by Nov. 9 by emailing slippincott@rcdony.org or call the Regional Office at 315-782-3620

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

MIDDLE SCHOOL VOCATONS RETREAT
Saranac Lake – Middle School Vocations retreat to be held.
Date: Sept. 21
Time: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Place: Camp Guggenheim
Features: This retreat is geared toward realizing and understanding the path that God has set before you. This is a free event, open to all grades 6 to 8 and includes activities and lunch! Public school students who are members of a parish group are also welcome to attend this weekday event. Public schools do provide provisions in their attendance policies to take a day off for religious worship. Please ask your child’s teacher or principal for release procedures.
Contact: Cathy Russell in Vocations (crussell@rcdony.org) - (315)393-2920 ext 1450 or Tom Semeraro in Youth (tsemeraro@rcdony.org) - (315)393-2920 ext 1415

MARRIAGE AND CONSCRATED LIFE JUBILEE
Ogdensburg – The Marriage and Consecrated Life Jubilee to be combined this year.
Date: Sept. 23
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Place: St. Mary’s Cathedral
Features: The Mass is to honor the Religious Sisters for their decades of service to the Church and all married couples celebrating their anniversaries (from one year and up). Family and friends of the honorees are welcome to attend. Bishop LaValley will host a light reception immediately following the Mass in the Brzana Hall at the Cathedral.
Contact: Married couples wishing to attend will receive a certificate from Bishop LaValley and have their names included in the program must register with their parish or register themselves at https://www.rcdony.org/marriagejubilee on or before Sept. 14

YOUTH LEAD
Saranac Lake – The 2018 youth leadership weekend to be held.
Date: Sept. 28-30
Cost: $70, Workshops, meals, and accommodations, included
Features: Open to students in grades 9-12. 
Contact: For schedule information see https://www.rcdony.org/youth/leadership.htm or contact Tom Semeraro, Director of Youth Ministry at: 315-393-2920 ext. 1415

JOURNEY WITH CHRIST
The Diocese of Ogdensburg Faith Formation Dept. to have leadership program.
Schedule: Western Region, Sept. 29 at the Lobster House in Norwood; Eastern Region, Oct. 13 at St. Alexander’s Church
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Place: Lobster House
Cost: $18
Theme: Heart of Leadership and Tools that help you lead
Features: All ministries are welcome to attend.
Contact: Western Region: contact Shayne by Sept. 21 — phone: 315-782-3620 or slippincott@rcdony.org; Eastern Region: contact Andi by Oct. 5 — phone 518-310-3669 or apage@rcdony.org

BLUE MASS
Plattsburgh – Diocesan Blue Mass to be held.
Date: Sept. 30
Time: 2 p.m.
Place: St. Peter’s Church
Features: The Blue Mass the Church’s way to offer thanks to God for the dedication and sacrifices made by the women and men in Law Enforcement/Corrections and to pray for their safety, as well as for their families and communities. In addition to members and their families, community members and supporters are invited to attend.
Contact: to Fr. Christopher Carrara, Blue Mass Committee Chair at ccarrara@rcdony.org, or by phone at 315-605-1039

HARVEST YOUTH RALLY
Carthage – Youth Rally to be held.
Date: Oct. 6
Time: 3 p.m. to 6
Place: Augustinian Academy
Features: Youth of the Diocese are encouraged to invite a friend for an evening of faith, friends, food and fun. Mass will be held at St. James Church at 5 p.m. Dinner will be provided by the Ava Marie Circle and Catholic apparel will be available for purchase.
Contact: Please RSVP by September 30 by calling the St. James Rectory at 315-493-3224.

FAMILY GUGGENEIM
Saranac Lake – It’s time to register for Family Guggenheim.
Date: 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

LIFECHAIN
Stand up for life at his year’s LIFECHAIN offered in 5 different locations across our diocese.
Date: Oct. 7
Schedule: Massena - Main Street at Route 37, 3 p.m. to 4 - Charles Shearer 315-769-0898 ; Plattsburgh - Smithfield Blvd at Route 3, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 - Jack Lukasiewicz 518-562-1175; Potsdam - Market Street at Main Street, 2 p.m. to 3 - Tylor Starkey 315-265-9680; Saranac Lake - Bandshell Park at River St., 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 - The Miners 518-524-0774; Schroon Lake - Route 9 and Main at Fairfield Ave., 2 p.m. to 3 - Dorothy Bean 518-834-7958
Features: A peaceful, prayerful, public, pro-life presence. Signs are provided. We stand for life rain or shine. Bring a friend!
Contact: For more info: www.lifechain.net

THE CATHOLIC FAMILY
Ogdensburg – Enjoy a one day family event for men, women & teens.
Date: Oct. 13
Place: St. Mary’s Cathedral
Features: Our keynote speaker will be Johnnette Benkovic Williams, who, together with Thomas Sullivan and Sue Brinkman will present us with strategies for living our faith out loud so that we may be beacons of hope in a noisy and confused world.
The day will include Morning Prayer, presentations, Mass with Bishop LaValley, special evening presentations for teens, and will conclude with a Healing Rosary service.
Contact: For more information: see www.rcdony.org/familyevent

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.

YOUTH BUSES FOR LIFE
High school pilgrimage to the March for Life in Washington, D.C.
Date: Jan. 17 – 19, 2019
Cost: $150 (includes transportation, hotel, meals and shirt).
Features: Pick up locations across the diocese.
Contact: Registrations open Oct. 1 at rcdony.org/prolife. For more info please contact the
Respect Life Office 518-524-0774.

DOVS MEMBERSHIP CAMPAIGN
D.O.V.S (Diocese of Ogdensburg Vocation Society) as a group, are dedicated to promoting and
fostering vocations to the priesthood and religious life in our diocese.  The annual
campaign provides a major source of revenue for our organization and its success is vital to our Diocese. Funds that we raise through our membership campaign helps us to raise awareness for vocations in our Diocese.
Cost: Annual dues are $50 per year or $75 per married couple.
Contact: Any questions please call Connie Randall at 315-265-2762 or Anne Miller at 315-353- 2950 or email Connie at connierandall47@yahoo.com

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