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Family Life

Family Life Workshops-Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

In preparation for the upcoming World Meeting of Families, which will be held in September 2015, various parish and diocesan  …

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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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Parents

Who You Are As Catholic Parents

YOU are the Primary Catechists of your children.

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World Meeting of Families

World Meeting of Families –Diocesan Pilgrimage One Day Trip

Reserve your spot on the Coach bus for the World Meeting of Families –Diocesan Pilgrimage One Day Trip.

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Stress Management

Protecting Mind, Body, and Spirit: Managing Everyday Stress in Ministry

Join us for a morning of relaxation and respite to learn about stress management programs in your parish!

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Faith Formation

Love Is Our Mission: Family Lessons from the Trinity

Family Lessons from the Trinity is the second workshop in the series on the family held on the beautiful campus of St. John’s University in Oakdale.

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World Meeting of Families Resources

World Meeting of Families–April 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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Día de Peregrinación Diocesano Encuentro Mundial de las Familias

Encuentro Mundial de las Familias

Miércoles, 23 de septiembre 2015 Lugar:Filadelfia Costo:$ 20 (para reservar su cupo en el autobús, el pago debe ser…

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Upcoming Events

Apr
21

Discipline Is Not A Dirty Word

This workshop is designed for all parents, grandparents, catechists and anyone who would like to learn skills to discipline children in a positive way.

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saint Sylvester's Parish
Medford

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May
8

Natural Family Planning Class May ’15

NFP class offered at St. Aidan's Parish. $25.00 per couple. May 8, 2015, 7:30-9:30pm.

Friday, May 8, 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Aidan's Parish
Williston Park

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May
21

Catholic Grand Parenting Ain’t What It Used To Be

What do grandparents do to pass on faith in the family? What are some of the new challenges that families face that affect grandparents?

Thursday, May 21, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish
West Islip

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Marriage

Jun
11

Marriage Preparation Facilitator Training

Interested in facilitating engaged couples preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage? Sign up for our Marriage Facilitator Workshops!

Thursday, Jun 11, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Parish Center
West Islip

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