This page is to keep the parishes up to date with news of those who have left our church to become a priests or religious and to also be a starting point for any in our parish who wish to pursue discerning a vocation as priest or religious.
Locations: St. Mary's of the Lake
905 N. Decatur St,
Watkins Glen NY
St. Benedict's Church
As part of our response to Corona Virus, all public Masses have been suspended.
Set Confession times have been suspended for now. Please call the office and make an appointment for this Sacrament, with Father Steve.
The Parish Office
905 N. Decatur Street
As part of our Corona Virus response all meetings and prayer groups have been suspended
Creating A Safe Environment
As part of the Diocese of Rochester’s ongoing Creating a Safe Environment efforts and at the direction of Bishop Matano we are installing this link on our homepage. The link, below, is to the many resources in the Protecting Our Children portion of the diocesan website. https://www.dor.org/safe/
UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
In re Diocese of Rochester Case No. 19-20905
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT, On September 12, 2019, the Diocese of Rochester ("Diocese") filed for protection under chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code (the "Bankruptcy Code").
The Bankruptcy Court has established August 13, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (prevailing Eastern time) as the deadline to file proofs of claim against the Diocese (the "Bar Date"). If you have a claim against the Diocese, including, without limitation, a claim related to sexual abuse committed by any person connected with the Diocese, you must file a claim on or before the Bar Date.
IF YOU DO NOT TIMELY FILE A PROOF OF CLAIM, YOU MAY FORFEIT YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE ON ANY PLAN OF REORGANIZATION AND TO SHARE IN ANY DISTRIBUTIONS MADE TO CREDITORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEBTOR'S CHAPTER 11 CASE.