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Finger Lakes

Abbey of the Genesee

3258 River Rd, Piffard, NY 14533

Phone: (585) 243-0660

The Abbey of the Genesee is a Roman Catholic Community of Trappist Monks who support themselves by making and selling Monk’s Bread and other specialty baked goods in their on-site store. The Abbey welcomes groups for a talk on monastic life and a short video tour of the monastery. (reservations needed) Visitors will enjoy the grounds surrounding the abbey as a quiet and peaceful setting for quiet walking and sitting. They also have retreat houses for men or women wishing to make a quiet, monastic retreat.