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We are so pleased to be holding Mass again, starting Saturday, May 1! Services will be held in our outdoor Saint Maximilian Kolbe Pavilion rain or shine. We will be holding 4:30 vigil Mass on Saturday and 10:30 Mass on Sunday every week.

Please be aware that the following regulations are still in place, based on Albany Diocese guidelines:

  • Congregants will be required to wear masks while in Kolbe Pavilion if they are over 2 years of age. If possible, we also ask that you bring hand sanitizer to use before receiving Communion to help protect our celebrant and others receiving the host.

  • Social distancing in the pews must be observed.

  • Hand sanitizer will be available as you enter the Pavilion and before receiving Communion.

  • The use of hymnals, missalettes, and Bibles is temporarily suspended. Weekly readings will be posted on our website.

  • Registration for contact tracing is no longer in place, but a sign-in sheet will be available for people to voluntarily leave their information in case there are later public-health concerns.

  • Holy water fonts will not be filled, but you may bring a container of water from home to be blessed.

  • PLEASE REMEMBER that dispensation from Mass is still in place! If you are unwell or simply uncomfortable with attending, we encourage you to stay home. The “Spiritual Resources” section of our website has links to places you can attend Mass virtually online, as well as the prayer for Spiritual Communion and similar religious guidance that you can take advantage of while staying safe – it even has nature webcams to help you stay connected with Creation from home!



November 1st to April 30th
Candle Chapel, outdoor sanctuary, Caughnawaga Village Site, Kateri Spring, and hiking trails are open year-round, dawn to dusk, weather permitting
Access to Gift Shop by appointment only
Saint Peter's Chapel, the museum, and public bathrooms are closed.
No Masses
Office Hours: 8:00AM to 12:00PM Monday through Friday



May 1st to October 31st

Grounds open 9AM-6PM daily

Gift shop Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun.-Tues. 9-5, closed Wed. and Thurs.

Office open Fri.-Tues. 8-4, closed Wed. and Thurs.

St. Peter's Chapel and Native American Exhibit currently closed

Saturday Vigil Mass at 4:30PM

Sunday Mass at 10:30AM

Candle Chapel, outdoor sanctuary, and hiking trails are open year-round, dawn to dusk, weather permitting