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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Blog Archives

You Count!

It’s estimated that less than 20% of the population within our parish boundaries has completed and returned the US Census.  This is a huge danger for a brighter future.  Census data is used to form election districts and appropriate State

Posted in Social Action

Catholic Stories

Catholic Stories, offered by the non-profit, Catholic Extension, help us to learn of the faith, hope and love being brought to the poorest parts of the US. This week we meet four sisters ministering in one of the most violent

Posted in Spiritual reading

Pope Francis’ prayer to Mary during Covid-19

O Mary,you always shine on our pathas a sign of salvation and of hope.We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick,who at the cross took part in Jesus’ pain, keeping your faith firm.You, know what we need,and we are

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“A Good Man is Hard to Find”

Enjoy reading, but want to discuss with others? St. Bernard’s has you covered! Flannery O’Connor’s short story classic, “A Good Man is Hard to Find” will be Thursday 5/14, 7:30 PM as part of their Words with Wine series. You

Posted in Spiritual reading

Social distancing and sheltering in place getting to you?

Consider taking advantage of the sales Catholic publishers are offering now for a new read. Sophia Institute Press is offering some titles at 85% off, with flat rate shipping! Use this time to reach out to others by phone or

Posted in Spiritual reading

Miraculous healing, dreams fulfilling

Maryud Cortés was born prematurely into a poor Colombian family.  To make matters worse, she contracted a spinal infection that left her unable to walk.  Her father implored the Virgin Mary to heal his daughter.  By age 9 that happened! 

Posted in Testimonies

Emotional Support Helpline

Feeling stressed by the COVID-19 pandemic?  You are not alone. Call the NYS Emotional Support Helpline 7 days a week, 8am-10pm at 1-844-863-9314.

Posted in Uncategorized

God’s blessings, strong faith

The words of a wife, separated from a very sick husband, and God’s presence… “Listen to my words, Lord, consider my lament. Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray. In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning

Posted in Testimonies

Plenary Indulgence available when praying Chaplet of Divine Mercy

Today is Divine Mercy Sunday. God is love. We are made in His image and likeness, therefore, we are to show love and the kind of mercy Jesus showed by dying for us. Let us show that mercy by thwarting

Posted in Faith Formation

Need a new book?

Catholic Market (https://catholic.market/) always offers simple flat rate shipping for just $5 and free shipping on all orders over $50!  Here are some of their picks for the Easter Season: The Adventures of Nick & Sam series is a perfect gift

Posted in Spiritual reading
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