March 28, 2017
Catholic Teachers In Public Schools Communion Breakfast
If you are a public school teacher or if a friend or family member is one, this morning is for you and for them. Your witness as an educator, informed by your Catholic values, touches so many young lives.
Sunday, May 7, 2017
11:00 a.m. Mass – Seminary Chapel
12:00 p.m. Brunch and Presentation – Seminary Dining Room
Seminary of the Immaculate Conception | 440 West Neck Road, Huntington, NY 11743
Tom Renker joined the Diocese of Rockville Centre as General Counsel on October 22, 2007. For over 25 years, he has provided legal counsel to New York not-for-profit religious organizations and is now active, along with the grass roots Long Island organization, Catholics for Freedom of Religion, in raising awareness of governmental and cultural threats to the practice of religion in the public square. A native Long Islander and alumnus of Chaminade High School, Tom is a 1986 graduate of New York University School of Law and a 1982 graduate of Columbia College, Columbia University. He and his wife Mary have three grown children and are parishioners of Corpus Christi parish in Mineola.
Barbara Samuells and her husband, Art, have lived in Dix Hills, NY, for 40 years. Barbara graduated from The Ohio State University and earned a master degree in accounting from C.W. Post, LIU.
Barbara is a member of St Matthew’s parish and has long been active in community groups.
Barbara became a founding member of Catholics for Freedom of Religion which seeks to advocate and educate for first amendment Freedom of Religion for all Americans. The Catholics for Freedom of Religion parish groups are non-partisan and actively reach out to other faith communities to join hands in restoring what Pope Benedict called the “most cherished of American freedoms”.