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Address: 3258 River Rd, Piffard, NY 14533-9704

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Beautiful , peacefull place

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Conesus, New York
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Conesus, New York
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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 and other food products either produced at the abbey or at other similar facilities. Upon... More 

Thank Jack M
Geneseo, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 to buy some delicious Monks Bread, coffee, mugs, jams, and religious books. You will not... More 

Thank plagana
Adirondacks, New York
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39 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 beautiful experience, peaceful and inspiring. A beautiful stoned and wood crafted house of worship. The... More 

Thank Redford61
Cheektowaga, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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
Dansville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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.

1 Thank TwoBills
Strykersville, New York
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

nothing like this anywhere around here,very humbling andd the food is to die for they have other trinkets for sale also,very friendly and the monks are nothing like you see in the movies you have to experience it

Thank heracr
Livonia, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Amazing place to renew your spirit. The architecture is truly beautiful. They sell baked goods, jellies , books, and a handful of other products to sustain the Abbey. Their breads are very popular in the area. So peaceful there.

Thank Kelly M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

my cousin told me about this place last fall so I agreed to go with her in the spring....well spring is here in Western New York, so we set out this morning and arrived around ten a.m. Brother Christian let us in and he was so friendly and easy to talk to. The chapel is beautiful!!! I bought several loaves... More 

Thank JuneNY
Penfield, New York
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228 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

We were to late for morning Sext, but browsed through the bookstore/bread shop and then meditated for a time in the chapel. Like the other abbeys and monasteries we've visited. a quiet & serene place!

Thank AR R

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