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Committee forms to save Notre Dame Retreat House in Canandaigua

Committee forms to save Notre Dame Retreat House in Canandaigua
Community members are working to revamp the Notre Dame Retreat House business model in hopes of saving the Canandaigua facility from its planned closure. In March, the Redemptorist Fathers, an order of Catholic priests who run ... more
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Auburn properties owned by Catholic Diocese of Rochester hit the real estate market for upwards of $1.5M

Several churches in Cayuga County to close, Catholic Diocese of Rochester says
A trio of properties owned by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester have been listed for sale. Declining church attendance is the overall cause of the sale. There's also the overall shortage of priests and ... more
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Volunteers are getting ready for the Ovid Strawberry Festival

Volunteers are getting ready for the Ovid Strawberry Festival
"The strawberry festival started 38 years ago as a way for the community to come together," said event organizer Carrie Smalser. "It was a strawberry social after the fire departments no longer had their fireman’s ... more
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Watkins Glen hosts 4th annual Queen of Hearts fundraiser

Seneca Falls Performing Arts Center plans fundraising efforts
Watkins Glen Community Center hosted its 4th Annual Queen of Hearts Fundraiser on Saturday, February 19. Over 100 women attended the fundraiser to help domestic violence survivors this past weekend, according to WENY News. The ... more
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Christmas Eve Service of Worship at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Geneva (webcast)

Christmas Eve Service of Worship at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Geneva (webcast)
FingerLakes1.com presents coverage of the Christmas Eve service of worship at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 149 Genesee St. in Geneva. Ted Baker hosted this special event. The service was conducted by the Reverend James Adams, ... more
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The Exodus Effect Book Reviews: Does exodus effect ingredients work or scam?

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The modern world is all about changing articles according to human needs and interests. That is the main reason why most of the ancient and holy scriptures either have been stolen, lost, or rephrased. This ... more
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First United Methodist Church of Seneca Falls welcomes J.J. Warren August 8th

First United Methodist Church of Seneca Falls welcomes J.J. Warren August 8th
The public is invited to join with the congregation of the First United Methodist Church of Seneca Falls, NY, on Sunday, August 8, 2021 to hear J.J. Warren. J. J. Warren will preach at the ... more
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First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles welcomes a new pastor

First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles welcomes a new pastor
Rev. Michael Hill has been welcomed by First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles as their new pastor. Hill is from North Bend, Nebraska, where he was a pastor for six years, a member of the Homestead ... more
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Zion Episcopal Church in Palmyra will unveil new labyrinth this weekend

Zion Episcopal Church in Palmyra will unveil new labyrinth this weekend
Sunday, July 11, Zion Episcopal Church in Palmyra will open its new outdoor walking labyrinth from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome. The Labyrinth was created and designed by Zion treasurer Marie ... more
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Demolition work begins at Auburn church after months of concern about possible collapse

Demolition work begins at Auburn church after months of concern about possible collapse
A church that has been a challenge for city of Auburn officials over the last several months is coming down. Demolition has started on the Wall Street Methodist Episcopal Church this week. The City applied ... more
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How to keep your church competitive in difficult times

How to keep your church competitive in difficult times
We have to deal with difficult realities head on: This has been a very hard time for churches all over the world. As many as nine are on the chopping block in the area. Some ... more
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Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake donates nearly $5,400 to St. Mary School

Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake donates nearly $5,400 to St. Mary School
This month, Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake donated nearly $5,400 to St. Mary’s School in Canandaigua. The money was raised through a portion of proceeds from the sale of Friday night fish fry dinners during Lent, ... more
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A second COVID-19 Easter Sunday in Washington: prayers for Capitol Police, calls for vaccinations continue

A second COVID-19 Easter Sunday in Washington: prayers for Capitol Police, calls for vaccinating continue
A second Easter amid COVID-19 couldn't stop parishioners from spreading the message of God in Washington on the Sunday holiday. It was a breezy but sunny bright Sunday along the National Mall. Hundreds of families ... more
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Final Hill Cumorah Pageant cancelled due to COVID-19

The famed Hill Cumorah Pageant will not be performed this year.  The Pageant, which was slated to end in its 83rd year in 2020, was postponed for its final season to July  2021. However, The ... more
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Seneca Falls churches will ring bells 400 times to remember 400,000 dead from COVID-19

Seneca Falls churches will ring bells 400 times to remember 400,000 dead from COVID-19
A trio of local churches in this Seneca County community will ring their bells 400 times to remember the 400,000 lives lost in the U.S. to COVID-19. Trinity Episcopal Church, the Seneca Falls United Methodist ... more
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Changing our perceptions through faith and belief

Changing our perceptions through faith and belief
What do you think of when someone says, "Have faith"? For different people, faith can mean many different things. There's no right or wrong answer because faith is whatever gives you the strength to stay ... more
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$10,000 grant goes to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Geneva

$10,000 grant to St. Peter’s Church in Geneva
The Rochester Area Community Foundation recently awarded a grant of $10,000 to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church for historic preservation. The Rochester Area Community Foundation, in partnership with generous philanthropists and community partners, works to improve ... more
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REMEMBERING: Rev. Michael Francis Conboy, 85, of Skaneateles

REMEMBERING: Rev. Michael Francis Conboy, 85, of Skaneat
Reverend Michael Francis Conboy, 85, of Skaneateles passed away at home Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Father Conboy was a native of Auburn and the eldest of seven children of Philip J. & M. Elizabeth Maloney ... more
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Child Victims Act extended in New York through August 2021

Child Victims Act extended in New York through August 2021
On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an extension of the look back window for victims to file claims under the Child Victims Act. Since going into effect last year, the Child Victims Act has provided ... more
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