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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

Faith Formation

Easter Signals a Homecoming for All

Celebrating Christ’s Resurrection reminds us that we have a home with God, not only in a gauzy afterlife, but in the here and now.

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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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Adult Formation

Summer Seminar Series 2019

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

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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

Apr
27

Saint Gianna Feast Day Mass

You are invited to the St. Gianna Mass For Women and Families which will be held on the Feast of St. Gianna Beretta Molla.

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Agnes Cathedral
Rockville Centre

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May
5

Catholic Teachers In Public Schools Communion Breakfast 2019

Are you a public school teacher or a friend or family member is one, this morning is for you and for them. Your Catholic values, touches so many young lives as an educator.

Sunday, May 5, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
Lloyd Harbor

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RCIA

May
19

RCIA Enrichment Day May 19, 2019

Join other RCIA team members in a day of renewal!

Sunday, May 19, 2019
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
Lloyd Harbor

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Jun
17

Summer Seminar Series 2019: Integrated Family Catechesis

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

Monday, Jun 17, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Christ the King, Commack

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