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Abbey of the Genesee

3258 River Rd, Piffard, NY 14533-9704
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Out Of The Noise Of The World

I have gone on retreat here 4 or 5 times over the years. I hadn't been back for nearly 30 years and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Wallingford, CT
serene and calming

A visit to the grounds and chapel at the Abbey will give you a feeling of peace and calm. The... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Geneseo, New York
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3258 River Rd, Piffard, NY 14533-9704
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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

1  Thank Ciarrai3333
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

1  Thank TwoBills
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
Reviewed 28 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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Kathy S
9 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
11 June 2015|
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.