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eNOTES FOR MARCH 15, 2018

eNOTES FOR MARCH 15, 2018

(with bulletin information for the weekends of March 25 and April 1, 2018)

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eNOTES is a biweekly diocesan newsletter which is sent to the following distribution lists: all priests, diocesan staff, deacons, deacon candidates, bookkeepers and secretaries, catechetical leaders, principals, commissioned lay ministers, diocesan finance council, diocesan pastoral council, and pastoral associates.  Other can subscribe on the eNotes webpage at www.rcdony.org/enotes. The next submission deadline is March 26 for the March 28 edition of eNotes with bulletin information for the weekends of April 8 and 15.  To submit an announcement to be included in eNotes, use the submission formThe link to the submission form can also be found in the left-hand column on the eNotes page (www.rcdony.org/enotes).  We welcome suggestions for improvements to newsletter.  Suggestions can be sent via email to enotes@rcdony.org.  

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DEPARTMENTAL INFORMATION:

FROM THE OFFICE OF FAMILY LIFE:

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LIFE AND FAMILY CONFERENCE: Bishop's Letter

Please read and share Bishop LaValley's letter encouraging people to attend the Life and Family Conference, "Marriage, God Calls, We Respond" on Saturday, April 14th at Trinity Catholic School in Massena, NY.  For more information contact the Family Life Office at 315-393-2920 or startaglia@rcdony.org


FROM THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR:

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PONTIFICAL GOOD FRIDAY COLLECTION: Support Christians in the Holy Land now

The annual Good Friday collection for the Holy Land material is available for download HERE including an announcement for the previous weekend's bulletin. Thank you for your assistance.


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FROM THE PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE: a resource for Lent

The diocesan Public Policy Committee has created a resource in conjunction with the season of Lent based on the 7 themes of Catholic social teaching. The committee has created a downloadable prayer card as well as a webpage which will include a series of articles in the weeks to come on each of the 7 themes. The articles will also appear in the North Country Catholic. The first article, summarizing the themes is currently available.  For more information please see the public policy webpage under the "About the Diocese" section on the Diocesan website or click HERE.


FROM THE OFFICE OF WORSHIP

 

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2018 CONFIRMATION SCHEDULE: Attention: Parish Staff Members

See the UPDATED AND EXPANDED confirmation schedule HERE  or view it on Pastoral DocumentsPlease contact Linda Ross at lross@rcdony.org or Fr. Bryan Stitt at bstitt@rcdony.org or 518-593-6044 with questions. 


NOTICES FOR BULLETINS

Bulletin Editors: Please add these notices to your parish bulletin(s).  You can simply cut the text and paste it in your bulletin.

 

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RESPECT LIFE: Please take action now.  Contact Your Senator

On January 16, 2018, Governor Cuomo introduced his budget bill which includes a dangerous abortion expansion proposal. If the budget passes, virtually all limitations on abortion will be lifted. This is urgent because the law requires the budget be passed by April 1st. Go to www.nyscatholic.org  and let your senator know that you do not support this harmful proposal. And be sure to join the Catholic Action Network for alerts on other important legislation.  


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SUBSCRIBE TO THE NORTH COUNTRY CATHOLIC: 

The annual subscription campaign for the North Country Catholic has begun. During the upcoming year, the North Country Catholic will be a critical source of information and evangelization as we continue to explore the pastoral vision which Bishop LaValley has announced for our diocese. In a message about the NCC, the bishop said, “I depend on our Catholic newspaper to serve as a critical means of communication as we move forward together with a mutually shared vision for the future of the church in our beloved diocese.”

Bishop LaValley has asked that the diocesan newspaper be welcomed in every Catholic home in the diocese.  For more than seven decades years, the North Country Catholic has provided a Catholic perspective on the news of the day, kept us informed of all the important activities in our far-flung diocese and provided spiritual enrichment through a wide variety of writers for all ages.

The price for a year’s subscription is $27 for Catholics who live in the Diocese of Ogdensburg. An out of diocese subscription is $30.

You may also want to consider becoming a patron of the NCC for $35, $50, $100 or $250 which allows the newspaper to maintain an affordable subscription rate for all. 

For more information or to subscribe go to www.northcountrycatholic.org or contact the office at 315-608-7556 


UPCOMING PILGRIMAGES: Information Session on March 5 and March 27, 2018

OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY:  Join Fr.  Chris Looby on a pilgrimage to the 2020 Passion Play of Oberammergau, Germany July 27- August 8, 2020. The trip includes stops in Berlin, Hamburg, Marburg, Rothenburg, and Munich. presentation for those interested was held March 5, 2018 at St. Mary's Parish Center in Evans Mills, NY 5:30 PM. For more information contact Mary McIntosh at 315-558-6372.

PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES-FATIMA-BARCELONA:  Join Fr. Chris Looby on a pilgrimage to the Marian Shrines of Fatima & Lourdes including a stay in Barcelona April 28- May 7, 2019! A presentation for those interested will be held March 27, 2018 at St. Mary's Parish Center in Evans Mills, NY 6:30 PM. $3,399. To RSVP or for more information contact Mary McIntosh at 315-558-6372.


 

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PARISH VOCATION MINISTRY MEETINGS

Three regional parish vocation ministry meetings have been scheduled for those currently involved and those who wish to get started. Choose the location most convenient for you: March 17th in Peru, April 21st in Watertown or May 5th in Norfolk.
Contact Cathy Russell at crussell@rcdony.org for more information.


CHRISM MASS: 

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Christ-led,
Christ-fed,
Hope-filled

 All the Faithful of the
Diocese of Ogdensburg
are cordially invited to join

Most Reverend Terry R. LaValley
Bishop of Ogdensburg

for the annual Renewal of Priestly Commitment,
the Blessing of the Holy Oils,
and the consecration of the Sacred Chrism
for use in all the churches of the Diocese
symbolizing that we are one family in Christ
on Thursday, March 22nd at 11:00 a.m.
at St. Mary’s Cathedral
in Ogdensburg, New York.

 

Update: The Chrism Mass will be livestreamed from the Cathedral on the Diocesan YouTube Channel. To watch the livestream, simple click on https://youtu.be/sM8m1kpOtAU or go to YouTube and type RCDONY CHRISM MASS 2018 in the search box.  The link will also be available from the diocesan home page (www.rcdony.org) by clicking on the Chrism Mass banner. The video will remain available for viewing after the event.


 

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THE FLYER ABOVE WILL BE SENT TO ALL PARISHES

UPDATED MArch 15, 2018

MARRIAGE: GOD CALLS, WE RESPOND: Online registration is now open

WHEN: Saturday, April 14, 2018
WHERE: Trinity Catholic School and Sacred Heart Church in Massena, NY
WHO: Dr. Gregory and Lisa Popcak
COST: $20 per person

The Department of Family Life, in conjunction with the Offices of Vocations and Evangelization, will present day-long workshop on Marriage and Family Life.  Our Keynote speakers will be Dr. Gregory and Lisa Popcak. This conference aims to build up marriage and family life in the North Country and help married couples and those thinking of marriage understand the importance of the vocation of marriage as a path to holiness for themselves, their spouse and their children.  The family is the basic building block of society, and as such, strengthening family life through strong and resilient marriages, helps build up a culture of love and stability.

INTENDED AUDIENCE:

  • Anyone interested in better understanding and/or promoting the Catholic view of Marriage, especially Commissioned Lay Ministers, those working with engaged couples, marriage counseling, struggling marriages as well as;
  • Married Couples, whether longtime married or newlyweds who want a deeper insight into married life and how to live it better; and
  • Young Adults considering Marriage and Older Teens, mature enough to hear what the sacrament of Matrimony is all about.

UPDATE:

Please read and share Bishop LaValley's letter encouraging people to attend the Life and Family Conference.

(For parishes and individuals with Facebook pages: please share the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1883000098678725/ )

Please pray for the team as we coordinate the details of the conference, that the conference will be fruitful in raising the awareness of the beauty and importance of the vocation of marriage in our Diocese and beyond.


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SPRING OPERATION ANDREW

The spring round of Operation Andrew dinners has been scheduled for April 5th at St. Mary's Cathedral in Ogdensburg and April 12th at St. Bernard's Church in Saranac Lake. Dinners begin at 5pm with Holy Hour and Vespers followed by dinner and conversation with Bishop LaValley and area priests. Parents are most welcome! Contact your pastor or Cathy Russell the Vocations Office (crussell@rcdony.org) to register.


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OPERATION MIRIAM LUNCH: Attention all women of middle school age and up

SSJ Motherhouse, Watertown, NY 13601 
With Bishop LaValley
April 15, 2018 
Starts at 11:00
Contact Shayne Lippincott at slippincott@rcdony.org or call 315-782-3620 to register by April 12, 2018 



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PRIESTLY DISCERNMENT: For young men of the Canton/Potsdam area

Every Catholic man should take the time to ask what the priesthood is really all about. The Melchizedek project offers that--along with good discussion, prayer, and food. We'll be meeting at St. Mary's in Canton on Saturday mornings at 9:00 AM on Jan 27, Feb 10 & 24, Mar 10 & 24, Apr 7 & 21. Contact Fr. Bryan Stitt, Pastor stittamdg@gmail.com / 315-386-2543 or Fr. Douglas Lucia, Vocations Director dlucia@rcdony.org / 315-388-4466.


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PRIESTLY DISCERNMENT: For young men of the Plattsburgh area

Young men, High School Juniors and older: participate in Sunday Discussion, Evening Prayer and Dinner at St. Peter's Church, 114 Cornelia Street, Plattsburgh. Feb. 4&18, March 4 & 25, Apr. 8 & 22, May 6.  For more information contact Fr. Howard Venette, pastor.stbarts@roadrunner.com or 315-369-3554 


 

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INFORMATIONAL WORKSHOP ON ANNULMENTS

Sponsored by the Matrimonial Tribunal of the Diocese of Ogdensburg: three remaining dates:

  • Tuesday, March 27 – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: St. Mary’s School, 2 Powers Street, Canton, NY
  • Monday, April 9 – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm: St. Patrick’s Parish Center, 12 St. Patrick’s Place, Port Henry, NY
  • Monday, April 16 – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Holy Ghost Parish Center, 40 Marion Street, Tupper Lake, NY

This FREE workshop is for people who wish to explore beginning the annulment process and will be conducted by the Staff of the Matrimonial Tribunal:  Rev. Douglas J. Lucia, JCL, Judicial Vicar; Rev. Garry B. Giroux, JCL, Adjutant Judicial Vicar; and Mrs. Elaine Seymour, Moderator of the Tribunal.

What we will cover:

  • Marriage/Divorce - what is my status as a divorced person in the Church?
  • Do I need an annulment?
  • The Annulment Process
  • Forms

The Tribunal staff will have the forms available to begin the process and will be on-hand to answer any individual questions as well. Light refreshments will be provided.

To register or if you have questions, please contact the tribunal office at 315-605-1087.


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YOUTH RALLY APRIL 28 IN CANTON: Registration closes soon!

Open to grades 6-12. Come for an incredible day featuring keynote speaker Bob Perron, prayer, interactive workshops, exciting games, and a closing Mass celebrated by Bishop LaValley. Registration is $30 and closes on April 20. Youth leaders can register their groups at www.rcdony.org/youthrally/rally


 

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THE HOLY SPIRIT EMPOWERS US: Attention All Commissioned Lay Ministers

Holy Name Church & School: 10 Church Lane, AuSable Forks, NY 12912
Saturday, May 12th, 2018 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Keynote Speaker: Fr. Paul Kelly
Online pre-registration is appreciated and encouraged. Fee is $10.00 (credit cards are accepted online) www.rcdony.org/formation/commissioned-layministers/clm-event-registration.html or by mail (see flyer) to: PO Box 106 Canajoharie, NY 13317


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YOUTH MINISTER CERTIFICATION COURSES: Courses 5 & 6 are available!

Register to spend a morning completing two courses in the Youth Minister Certification Program and sharing ideas with fellow youth ministers! 
Course 5 (The Youth Minister as Model of Mission & Apologetics) and Course 6 (The Youth Minister as Model of Prayer and Worship) will be offered on May 12 in Watertown and May 19 in Plattsburgh from 9:00-12:00. Register by emailing vdemers@rcdony.org.  


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CAMP GUGGENHEIM REGISTRATION: Registration for the 2018 season is now open!

Registration for Camp Guggenheim is OPEN! Weeks 1-5 are open to ages 12-15, and Week 6 is open to 16-18-year-olds. Come for an unforgettable week of friendship, faith, and fun! Register at www.rcdony.org/camp


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SPRING RETREAT FOR ADULTS

Spring Retreat for Adults
Theme: Living the ‘Bookend Beatitudes’: an invitation to explore the first and eight beatitudes and ways to put them into practice through prayer, sharing and other spiritual practices.
May 4-6, 2018, at Cedarhaven, Morristown, N.Y. Space limited.
Facilitator: Sister Bethany Fitzerald, SSJ.
Suggested Offering: $125
For info. : 315-212-6592 or srbeth@gmail.com


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SPRING RACHEL'S VINEYARD: After-Abortion Healing Retreat 

The Spring Rachel's Vineyard after-abortion healing retreat will be held Friday, June 1-Sunday, June 3 at the Guggenheim Lodge in Saranac Lake. Fr. Mark Reilly will serve as the retreat chaplain. Confidential registration forms are located at the Respect Life webpage: www.rcdony.org/prolife. Don't suffer alone. Help is available.


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CATHOLIC HEART WORKCAMP: Faith, Fun and Teens at Work at CHWC

Catholic Heart Workcamp (CHWC) has announced that it will be returning to Plattsburgh this summer, from June 24 to June 29. This week-long service camp, being housed at Seton Catholic Central, is open to high school (entering 9th grade in Fall 2018) and college students. Celebrating more than 25 years of service in cities throughout the country, 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. Daily Mass, Adoration, Penance and prayer nourish campers for their work in the community. The cost is $375 per person, which includes meals, lodging, transportation to the work sites, t-shirts and snacks. 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 

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THE BEST OF IRELAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND: Pilgrimage with Fr. Amyot

11 Day pilgrimage, November 1-11, 2018 visiting Belfast, Derry, Knock, Galway, Connemara, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Blarney and Dublin.  $2899 per person from Montreal.  For more information contact Fr. Andrew Amyot 315-384-2064 or fraamyot2@twcny.rr.com


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ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

(for the March 24/25 Bulletin)

Pope Francis tells us that "In the Eucharist that all that has been created finds its greatest exaltation. It joins heaven and earth, it embraces and penetrates all Creation." #236 Laudato Si Fasting can give me more space and time to consider those who do no have the choice to fast, and a motivation to share with others. How can my fasting this week benefit others and the land?

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ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

(for the March 30/April 1 Bulletin)

Pope Francis urges us to "...stop and give thanks to God before and after meals. That moment of blessings, however brief, reminds us of our dependence on God for life; it strengthens our feeling of gratitude for the gifts of creation; it acknowledges those who by their labors provide us with these goods; and it reaffirms our solidarity with those in greatest need." Laudato Si #227


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PLANNED GIVING: MEMORARE LEGACY SOCIETY

Have you already or have been thinking about leaving a legacy by designating a portion of your assets to pass at death to the Diocese of Ogdensburg, your parish or school or diocesan program or organization?  The Memorare Legacy Society honors and recognizes the generosity and vision of those who have chosen to leave a legacy to the Diocese of Ogdensburg through estate or deferred gifts.  Members of this society are those who have informed the Diocese of a planned gift that, in the future, will benefit the Diocese of Ogdensburg or any of its parishes or programs.  This ensures a continuous commitment of care to their Church, to the Church’s vision and to the charitable works that flow from her missions through their thoughtful planned gift. For more information on the Memorare Legacy Society, contact: Scott Lalone, Executive Director, Development Office 393-2920, slalone@rcdony.org.


PARISH EVENTS:

These are parish and other local events that may be of interest to your parishioners. If you would like to share them in your parish bulletin, you can simply cut and paste the text under the "Description."

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SACRED HEART PARISH ANNUAL FISH FRY: Chazy, NY

Sacred Heart will have their Annual Fish Fry on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm at the Parish Center, 8 Hall Street, Chazy.
Menu will be fried perch, homemade macaroni and cheese, french fries, cole slaw, rolls, beverage and dessert. Adults $11, Children 6 - 12 $5. All take outs are $11. For more information, call the Rectory at 518-846-7650.


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ST. PATRICK'S DINNER: A Traditional Irish Dinner with All the Trimmings, Peru, NY

Join us for our Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner with all the trimmings!
St. Augustine's Parish Center
3030 Main Street
Peru, NY 12972
518.643.2435
Saturday. March 17, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Tickets:
Adults $10.00
Child 4-12 $5.00
Under 3 FREE
Take Outs are Available!
For more information contact Therese
Guynup at: tguynup28@yahoo.com


A LENTEN MISSION WITH BISHOP LAVALLEY: Brushton and North Bangor, NY

Bishop LaValley will be leading a Lenten Mission entitled: “Jesus through the eyes and hearts of Joseph, Peter and Mary” at 7:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, March 19, 20, & 21. Monday & Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church, Brushton; Wednesday at St. Augustine’s Church, North Bangor. Plan to take time out of your busy schedule to attend our Bishop’s Lenten Mission and discover Jesus through the eyes and hearts of Joseph, Peter and Mary. All are welcome! For more information, call St. Mary's Parish, Brushton at 518-529-7433. 


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THE SEVEN LAST WORDS OF CHRIST: Meditations in Word & Song

Date: Sunday March 25th
Time: 4:00PM
Location: Notre Dame Church.
Description: This time of prayer will include music led by an ecumenical choir & brief messages from seven members of the local Christian clergy. Free will offerings will be accepted for the Beacon Fund, which assists with emergency shelter and transportation in the Malone area. 
Contact: St. Andre Bessette Parish Office at 518-483-1300


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SUGAR ON SNOW BRUNCH: St. Helens Parish Center, Chasm Falls, NY

Our fourth annual Sugar On Snow Brunch returns Palm Sunday, March 25, at St. Helen's Parish Hall in Chasm Falls. It will be held at St. Helen’s Hall in Chasm Falls from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with continuous seating. Menu includes: sliced ham, scalloped potatoes, Fr. Joe’s Famous Baked Beans, cabbage salad, devilled eggs, homemade pickles, homemade rolls, sugar on snow, homemade raised donuts, coffee, tea and milk. Cost is: $10.00 for adults; $8.00 for Seniors; $5.00 for children 5 to 10 years old; and children under 5 are free. For more information you can reach the parish office at 518-483-1300. 


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ALL DAY CONFESSION: Sacred Heart Church, Massena, NY

On Monday of Holy Week, March 26th, we will offer the opportunity to receive the sacrament of Reconciliation ALL DAY from 6AM to 10PM at Sacred Heart Church during the same hours that Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is taking place. Please join us! For more information contact smarion@massenacatholics.com 


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GOOD FRIDAY STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Pray for the sanctity of human life

All are welcome to join in prayer at the Annual Good Friday Prayer Service on 30 March 2018, held in Plattsburgh, NY., in front of Planned Parenthood, 66 Brinkerhoff St. at 10 a.m. Come be with us to pray for the sacredness of human life. Sponsored by Champlain Valley Right to Life. For further info contact Deacon Jack Lukasiewicz at 518-562-1175.


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PETER: CORNERSTONE OF CATHOLICISM: 10-Week Study Program, Massena, NY

Join us for a 10-week series on St, Peter! This study series features over seven hours of DVD video presentation followed by group discussion. All are welcome! The series begins on Tuesday, February 6, with sessions running from both 2 to 4 p.m.  and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sessions will be held at St. Mary's Social Hall, 7 Sycamore Street, Massena. There is no cost for participating, though donations will be accepted to help defray the cost of materials. For more information, call (315)769-2469 or see https://massenacatholics.com/grow-in-faith


EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: St. Mary's Church, Massena 

St. Mary's Church (9 Sycamore St., Massena NY) holds weekly Benediction/Adoration on Thursdays from 9AM to 10AM

For more information, visit our website at: www.massenacatholics.com or email: smarion@massenacatholics.com 


 

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HEARTS ON FIRE: Friday, April 6, Malone, NY

Join us for Adoration with praise and worship music on the First Friday of the Month at 7 p.m. in Notre Dame Church in Malone. A bonfire with snacks will follow! This event is open to all and occurs on every first Friday. Contact Andrew Duso (andrew@standres.org) for more information.


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HOSPITALITY WORKSHOP: Massena NY

Please join us at this joyful event where you will learn how you can contribute to our parish renewal.
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Trinity Catholic School
10AM-12PM
w/ Lunch served at 12PM
All are welcome!
Call 315.769.2469 for more information



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VOCATIONS RETREAT FOR 5TH-8TH GRADERS: St. Anthony's Church, Watertown

The Watertown Vocations committee is hositing a free Vocations Retreat for 5-8th graders on Saturday, April 7th from 9-11AM at Msgr. Sechi Hall (St. Anthony’s Church, Watertown). This is a great opportunity for children to learn about the different vocations of married life, priesthood, religious life, and the single life. We will be having ice breakers, activities and a Q&A panel with a priest, sister, married couple, and single person. Each participant will leave with a goody bag. RSVPs are requested by Friday, March 30th to Kathi watertownvocations@catholicwatertown.org or 315-783-2230.


SPIRITUAL BOOK CLUB: Massena NY

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. Copies of book are often available on Kindle through our parish's Formed.org subscription or through purchase with Amazon.

Date - The third Thursday of each month (Next Date: Thursday, April 19 )
Time - 7PM
Place - Sacred Heart Rectory, Massena. NY
For more information, visit our website at: www.massenacatholics.com or email: smarion@massenacatholics.com


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FABULOUS 50's TEA FOR TWO PARTY: Peru, NY

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Monica #2598 are hosting their Annual Tea Party with this years theme being the "FABULOUS 50's" and supporting the Elmore SPCA.
It is held at St. Augustine's Parish Center at 3030 Main Street in Peru, NY 12972

The fun begins on April 22 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. 

For contact or additional information, please contact Jane Woods at: janie124766@yahoo.com

Tickets are $10.00, please visit Janice at the parish office for purchase. 
Come and "ROCK" with us to 50's tunes, Dance Contest, Costume Contest, Hula Hoop Contest, Limbo Contest, and much much more!!!! Heeeeey! 


 

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IGNITE CATHOLIC MEN'S CONFERENCE: Syracuse, NY

WhenSaturday, Mar 24, 2018
WhereSRC Arena & Events Center, 4585 W Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215
DescriptionJoin us for the 10th Annual Ignite Catholic Men’s Conference! Saturday, March 24 at the SRC Center on the campus of Onondaga Community College. Online registration is now open! Go to www.ignitecatholicmen.org to register. Cost is $55 prior to March 8; $65 prior to March 22; $70 at the door on March 24. Speakers are: Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers: Known around the world as the “Dynamic Deacon”, he is a powerful and passionate evangelist and preacher, whose no-nonsense approach to living and proclaiming the Catholic faith is sure to challenge and in-spire those who hear him. Dr. Peter Kreeft: Author of over 55 books and in wide demand as a speaker, Dr. Kreeft is a convert to the Catholic Faith. Mike Komisarek: Played 12 years in the NHL as a defenseman with the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs and Carolina Hurricanes. Mike credits his father’s example of hard work and determination for his work ethic and desire to be an example to others.
For more information and to register: http://www.ignitecatholicmen.org/

UPCOMING EVENTS ON THE DIOCESAN CALENDAR

Mar. 17: Parish Vocation Ministry Gathering

Mar. 22: Chrism Mass

Mar. 24: 10th Annual Ignite Men' Conference (Syracuse)

Mar. 24: Commissioned Lay Ministers Lenten Afternoon of Prayer

Mar. 27: Informational Workshop on Annulments

Mar. 30: Holy Land-Good Friday Collection

Apr. 5: Operation Andrew, Ogdensburg

Apr. 9: Informational Workshop on Annulments

Apr. 12: Operation Andrew, SaranaC Lake

Apr. 14: Life and Family Conference

Apr. 15: Operation Miriam Lunch

Apr. 16: Information Workshop on Annulments

Apr. 21: Parish Vocation Ministry Gatherings

Apr. 28: Youth Rally

May 2-3: Deacon Assembly

May 3: Council of Deacons Meeting

May 5: Parish Vocation Ministry Gatherings

May 11-13: 2017-2019 FFM Program Candidate's Retreat

May 12: ERCLMA Spring Retreat Day

May 12: Youth Minister Courses

May 13: Catholic Charities Mother's Day Collection


LINKS:

Bulletin Announcements opposing Assisted Suicide

Office of Vocations General Intercessions Cycle B 

Office of Vocations Bulletin Blurbs Cycle B 

Office of Vocation Seasonal Bulletin Blurbs 

Office of Vocations Newsletters 

Office of the New Evangelization Blog

North Country Catholic