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Sacramental Preparation

Baptism

Your child's baptism into the Body of Christ, the Church, is the beginning of a journey of faith for him or her, and for your whole family. Discover the full meaning of Baptism and what you need to do to prepare.

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Facilitator Training

Infant Baptism Preparation Team Training

We offer facilitator training workshops for all parish teams in Baptism Ministry. It is an integrated approach that is…

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Sacramental Preparation

First Eucharist

The Sacrament of the Eucharist is the ritual, sacramental action of giving thanks and praise to the Father.

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Sacramental Preparation

Reconciliation

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is one of the most enriching experiences in the lives of Catholics.

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Sacramental Preparation

Confirmation

Find out more about the vision, standards, and essential components of formation for the sacrament of Confirmation in our diocese.

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Latest Updates

Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom Week 2019: Strength in Hope

Join us, June 22 - June 29, as we pray, reflect, and take action on religious liberty, both here in this country and abroad.

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Adult Formation

Summer Seminar Series 2019

Refresh Your Knowledge, Renew Your Faith, Retain time for fun in the sun!

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Easter 2019

At Easter the stones of sin, despair, are rolled away, pope says at vigil

As individuals and as a church, it can be tempting to dwell on mistakes, failures and sins that block the fullness of life, but Easter is the proclamation that the Lord is victorious and his love will triumph, Pope Francis said.

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Easter

Bishop Barres’ Easter Letter

As we celebrate Holy Week, the Easter Vigil, Easter Sunday, Divine Mercy Sunday and, indeed, the entire Easter season, we remember the power of the Risen Christ.

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Catechetical Congress 2018

Religious educators come to learn at Catechetical Congress

More than 500 religious education leaders and catechists across Long Island participated in the annual Catechetical Congress.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
22

Summer Seminar Series 2019: Retention after Confirmation

Refresh Your Knowledge, Renew Your Faith, Retain time for fun in the sun!

Monday, Jul 22, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. Bernard, Levittown (Parish Center)

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Jul
22

Summer Seminar Series 2019: Retention after Confirmation

Refresh Your Knowledge, Renew Your Faith, Retain time for fun in the sun!

Monday, Jul 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Rosalie, Hampton Bays

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Jul
23

Summer Seminar Series 2019: Spirituality of the Catechist and the Child

Refresh Your Knowledge, Renew Your Faith, Retain time for fun in the sun!

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. Joseph, Ronkonkoma

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Jul
23

Summer Seminar Series 2019: Spirituality of the Catechist and the Child

Refresh Your Knowledge, Renew Your Faith, Retain time for fun in the sun!

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Lindenhurst

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