A Roman Catholic Parish Serving:

Penn Yan, Dundee, Naples, Prattsburgh,

Rushville, and Stanley


Saint Michael's Church
Penn Yan, NY
Parish Founded: 1850
Current Church: 1902


Saint Michael's Catholic School
Penn Yan, NY
School Founded: 1882
Grades: PreK-5


Saint Patrick's Church
Prattsburg, NY
Parish Founded: 1860
Current Church: 1868


Saint Januarius' Church
Naples, NY
Parish Founded: 1876
Current Church: 1964


Cobblestone Springs
Dundee, NY
Year Built: 1840
Staffed By: Sisters of St. Joseph

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Monthly Archives: April 2020

A little Covid-19 humor

For the over 65 crowd: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztGpbF_v6m8&feature=youtu.be

Posted in Uncategorized

Covid-19 affecting food chain supply, workers

Alma Patty Tzalain, a farm worker Western NY, had this opinion piece published in The New York Times. “I Harvest Your Food, Why Isn’t My Health ‘Essential’?” In it, Alma points out the painful choices farm workers face when they

Posted in Social Action

Daily Positivity

4/12:  “I’m living this as a time of great uncertainty. It’s a time for inventing, for creativity… The creativity of the Christian needs to show forth in opening up new horizons, opening windows, opening transcendence toward God and toward people,

Posted in Spiritual reading

A week’s worth of viewing and listening

For the week of 5/3- 5/12, check out these offerings from Paraclete Press:  https://paracletepress.com/pages/join-us-webinars-with-our-authors-hosted-by-paraclete-press?utm_source=Paraclete+Press&utm_campaign=39ac12ca27-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_02_14_06_10_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_bed19e6d21-39ac12ca27-125086701&mc_cid=39ac12ca27&mc_eid=412f592330 Paraclete Press is making webinars and stories available, as well as their library of previously recordings.  See for yourself!  https://paracletepress.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=640d77ec1e07b8508da9e07e6&id=3c6da929d4&e=412f592330

Posted in viewing

Pop up Catechesis — making faith alive at home

A series of short videos to give you ideas about how to develop faith at home. #1:  https://vimeo.com/405125051 #2:  https://vimeo.com/405495722 #3:  https://vimeo.com/405494387 #4:  https://vimeo.com/408607588 For May, use this link to resources for The Holy Rosary

Posted in Faith Formation

The Cross is the answer to all our problems

Let Fr. Mike Schmitz of Ascension Presents help us with knowing how embracing the Cross is the answer to all of our problems.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hS7XHev5eBI

Posted in Faith Formation

Children’s Liturgy of the Word on OLOL’s Facebook page

On Easter Sunday Patty will offer a Children’s Liturgy of the Word using Facebook live 10:30 AM.  All children are welcome to participate. Use these resources to help celebrate this most wonderful day! Remember, too, to partake of some of

Posted in Faith Formation

Options for praying the Stations of the Cross

During Lent, but especially this week, Catholic Christians pray The Stations of the Cross. By doing so, we learn of God’s plan to build the Kingdom — a kingdom not built on earthly principles, but on self-sacrificing love and forgiveness

Posted in Faith Formation

Family Zone Newsletters

2nd edition 3rd edition (Divine Mercy Sunday) 4th edition

Posted in Family Zone Newsletters

“Lockdown” by Brother Richard Hendrick

“Lockdown” by Brother Richard Hendrick   Yes there is fear. Yes there is isolation. Yes there is panic buying. Yes there is sickness. Yes there is even death.   But, They say that in Wuhan after so many years of

Posted in Uncategorized
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