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Family Ministry

World Meeting of Families –Diocesan Pilgrimage-Registration Now Open

Open registration for our diocesan pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.

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Family Ministry

Video: Living the Gift: Passing on the Faith to Our Children

This video addresses one of the biggest challenges facing Catholic parents, families, and parish families alike: passing on the faith to our children.

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Family Ministry

Parenting Programs

Here are two excellent programs to help you parents pass on your faith to your children: Baby Steps in Family Faith, and Making Music, Praying Twice

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Who You Are As Catholic Parents

YOU are the Primary Catechists of your children.

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Latest Updates

2015 PFI,Certificate of Completion & Religious Studies Graduation

Congratulations – Felicitaciones

To all The Pastoral Formation Institute / El Instituto de Formación Pastoral, Certificate of Completion and The Religious Studies Program Graduates.

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Professional Day 2015

Professional Day – A Huge Success

Even “Hurricanes” cannot keep the church on Long Island from sharing faith!!

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Papal Mass-Pre Registration

Waiting List for the Papal Mass Pilgrimage – CLOSED

Pre-register to make the Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Papal Mass. Sept 27, 2015 is CLOSED.

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World Meeting of Families Resources

World Meeting of Families–July Theme

Each month as we prepare for the World Meeting of Families 2015 parishes are asked to celebrate a monthly catechetical  …

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Love is Our Mission

Thank you to all that attended, Love Is Our Mission Series

Love Is Our Mission: The Family as Fundamental Community- On Tuesday, May 12, 2015 the final workshop in the series on the family was held on the campus of St. John’s University in Oakdale.

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Upcoming Events


Manipulatives: Multisensory Tools For Teaching

This workshop is designed for all Catechists especially those who work with the Special Needs population.

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. John Nepomucene Church

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