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Faith Formation

Join Pope Francis for special prayer and blessing Friday at 1 pm

Join Pope Francis on Friday, March 27 for a special Urbi et Orbi blessing live from St. Peter's Square. The prayer and blessing will be broadcast on CFN (Catholic Faith Network) at 1 p.m. EDT

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Faith Formation

Recursos para la Pastoral durante la Crisis de Covid-19

El V Encuentro ha compilado una lista de recursos proporcionados por organizaciones católicas.

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Religious Education

Online Lesson Plans and Resources for Religious Education

With the rapidly evolving Coronavirus situation, we wanted to provide you with a list of resources and documents to continue religious education learning at home.

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Special Needs

Special Needs Learning Materials – Loyola Press

Loyola Press Christ Out Life, Finding God, and Free Growing with God Teaching Resource

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Faith Formation

Join Theology of the Body Institute on Facebook for Stations of the Cross

Please join members of the Theology of the Body Institute Staff as we pray the Stations of the Cross for Vocations at 3 p.m. EST on Friday, March 27.

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Faith Formation

40 aniversario del asesinato de San Romero

Monseñor Óscar Romero fue asesinado mientras celebraba Misa el 24 de marzo de 1980 por un francotirador, con la complicidad y colaboración del gobierno.

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Faith Formation

Remembering Saint Romero on the 40th anniversary of his martyrdom

On the 40th anniversary of Oscar Romero's martyrdom, learn more about this saintly witness of faith's commitment to serving as the "voice of the voiceless."

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DRVC School of Missionary Disciples

Classes Now Online – Las Clases En Linea

DRVC School of Missionary Disciples classes are online.

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Upcoming Events

Mar
30

Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) – New Testament

This course is for anyone pursuing a Basic Religious Studies certificate. This series of courses is designed for teachers, catechists and interested adults.

Monday, Mar 30, 2020
3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
St. Mary’s Church (Basement, Marian Room)
West Islip

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Apr
4

LI Catholic Youth Day 2020

All teens in grades 7-12 are welcome to attend with their respective parish or school leaders.

Saturday, Apr 4, 2020
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
St. Anthony's High School

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Apr
22

Adult Education Offering: Basic Theology 2020

Participants will be introduced to the structure, content and themes of the major books of the New Testament.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Patrick Church Parish Center: Small Meeting Room

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Apr
28

Introduction to Liturgy

New Basic Religious Studies program on the liturgy.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

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Mar
31

Bishop Andrzej’s Lecture Series: Liturgical Catechesis

Join Bishop Andrzej Zglejszewski on a workshop series explaining various parts of the Mass.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Curé of Ars Parish - School Auditorium

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Bereavement

Apr
11

Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II – Hampton Bays

Facilitator training builds on the foundation for understanding the general principles of Bereavement Ministry.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Rosalie's
West Babylon

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Bereavement

Apr
25

Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II – East Islip

Facilitator training builds on the foundation for understanding the general principles of Bereavement Ministry.

Saturday, Apr 25, 2020
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
St. Mary’s
West Babylon

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May
3

Té para Madres e Hijas – Maravillosamente Hechas (a Imagen de Dios)

Este Té para Madres e Hijas le presentará las enseñanzas de la Iglesia Católica en cuanto a la Dignidad Humana y como respondemos al llamado de Dios de vivir una vida de virtud.

Sunday, May 3, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St. Rosalie Parish

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