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Adult Education

Upcoming STEP Courses 2016

STEP at the University of Notre Dame began in 1999 as the Satellite Theological Education Program. We use digital technology to offer theological education to pastoral ministers and other adult Catholics across the United States and beyond.

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Save the Date RCIA Enrichment Day

Join other RCIA team members in a day of renewal!

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Catechetical Leaders Retreat

Catechetical Leaders Retreat – Filled with Reflection, Relaxation and Renewal

Over thirty of our parish catechetical leaders gathered at the Cormaria Retreat House in Sag Harbor.

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PFI & Religious Studies Awards

Pastoral Formation & Religious Studies Program Awards 2016 (PHOTOS)

Congratulations to all in PFI & Religious Studies who received Awards at St. Agnes Cathedral. Find the photos here.

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Catechetical Sunday 2016

Catechetical Sunday 2016 – Domingo Catequético 2016

This year, the Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday on September 18, 2016, the theme "Prayer: The Faith Prayed."

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Adult Education

Join us this fall at College School of Theology and Ministry

The Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (STM) is an international academic theological center rooted in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition and dedicated to forming leaders.

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2016 Catechetical Congress

2016 Catechetical Congress / Congreso Catequético 2016

This year's Congress promises to be just as Spirit-filled, inspiring, and beneficial.

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Adult Faith Formation

Summer Courses with STM Online: Crossroads

STM Online: Crossroads (formerly C21 Online) has non-credit online learning programs for spiritual enrichment and faith renewal.

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Upcoming Events


FOCCUS Facilitator Training

The training is for those who are currently or preparing to be involved in Marriage Prep Ministry, as well as Priests and Deacons.

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Infant Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Lower Church
Port Jefferson

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Ministry of Consolation Course Offering Part 1 – 2016

Ministry of Consolation Part I will be offered on Tuesday mornings, Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4 and 11, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – Noon Instructor: Mary Alice Piil CSJ.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Joseph the Worker Parish
East Patchogue

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Celebrating Inclusion Awareness Liturgy and Lunch We Are One Flock

Celebrate Inclusion Awareness with Liturgy and Lunch for Adults with Special Needs and Those Who Journey with Them.

Saturday, Oct 1, 2016
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
St Thomas More R. C. Church

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Celebrate America! Supper and Song

Come enjoy dinner and a patriotic song fest!

Friday, Nov 4, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Bernard Auditorium

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Baptism Preparation Facilitator Training – Part I

Baptism Preparation Leadership Training - Part I offered Thursdays, September 15, 22, 29, October, 6, 2016 at 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Peter the Apostle Church, Islip Terrace
Islip Terrace

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The Culture Project is Coming to the Diocese

The Culture Project is an initiative of young people set out to restore culture through the experience of virtue.

Saturday, Oct 1, 2016
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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28th Annual Mass For Deceased Children

Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 19:14

Saturday, Oct 1, 2016
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
St. Agnes Cathedral
Rockville Centre

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