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Abbey of the Genesee

3258 River Rd, Piffard, NY 14533-9704
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My Annual Recharge Sanctuary.

I've come here annually for the last five years. It is a wonderful location - so much space to walk... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
John B
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Guelph, Canada
Worth The Visit - Unique Site

We stop here every time we visit from out of state....great Monk's Bread & other goodies to buy... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Norma J
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3258 River Rd, Piffard, NY 14533-9704
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

I've come here annually for the last five years. It is a wonderful location - so much space to walk in nature. So quiet. Great, yet simple accommodations. Awesome food available for those on retreat. The Abbey is recently renovated and beautiful. The daily worship...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We stop here every time we visit from out of state....great Monk's Bread & other goodies to buy. We stock up and love all of their food that is sold there. Also, the chapel is wonderful and it is truly a unique place to check...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

I have gone on retreat here 4 or 5 times over the years. I hadn't been back for nearly 30 years and it was the first time for my wife after all the times I had told her about the place. We spent a couple...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

A visit to the grounds and chapel at the Abbey will give you a feeling of peace and calm. The bread and bakery items are exceptional.

Thank lhouse1
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Such a nice place! I love going to Sunday mass there. monks bread is made right there and you can purchase it there. They also have retreats there. I haven't done one yet, but I sure would like to! Great place to visit!

Thank jcf5886
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Abbey is set in a very pastoral area near Geneseo. As you enter the driveway, notice the three boulders situated on the side of road signifying the Holy Trinity. Inside the abbey is a store selling MONKS bread, a variety of jams and jellies...More

Thank Jack M
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

One of the greatest gems in the USA. The Abbey is small but a wonderful place to sit and pray, meditate, or just be in the presence of the Lord. The grounds are beautiful especially in the summer. Quiet and serene. Visit the on-site store...More

Thank plagana
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stopped to visit as we had heard of their bread and jellies, and wanted to see the chapel. The gift store selection of homemade breads and jams was just what we wanted. They do have other gift items as well. The chapel was a...More

Thank Redford61
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We've been shopping here for years, but they offer so much more than bread. This is a peaceful, tranquil place to meditate and seek spirituality.

Thank fallenrain101
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We went to the Monk's Bread store and they have more than bread. They have cups, aprons, totes, pottery, books, CDs, and other foods from other monasteries and local places. Don't forget to stop in and look at the chapel but be quiet inside.

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Kathy S
8 June 2016|
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Response from klly2013 |
Genesee Abbey is an organization. If you are looking for it on the web.Store hours are Monsay through Saturday 9-6
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copper0128
10 June 2015|
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Response from klly2013 |
The store hours for the Abbey are 9-6 Mon-Sat the Genesee Abbey is an organization of you are looking for it on the Internet . I am unable to post link.
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