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Special Needs Ministry

The work of the Ministry with Persons with Special Needs seeks to include all in faith formation and parish life.

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USCCB Guidelines

Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities

The Church continues to affirm the dignity of every human being, and to grow in knowledge and understanding of the gifts and needs of her members who live with disabilities.

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The Pope and the Athletes with Disabilities

Inclusion of those with disabilities helps us to become who we are meant to be as children of one Father.

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Pastoral Ministry with Deaf Catholics

Visit the Deaf Catholic Community on Facebook for information about upcoming events.

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Baby with Down Syndrome (VIDEO)

Mary Anne Russo presents the challenges and joys of having children with Downs.

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A Reminder from Pope Francis

Pope Francis reminds us that we are created in God's image and each of us "...reflects something of God's glory (274)."

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Special Needs Ministry

The work of the Ministry with Persons with Special Needs seeks to include all in faith formation and parish life.

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Pastoral Ministry with Deaf Catholics

Pastoral Ministry with Deaf Catholics

A group for All Deaf people who are part of the Catholic Church or who want to know more about the Catholic Church on Long Island

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Special Needs Masses 2018-2019

All are welcome to pray with and for persons with special needs throughout the diocese!

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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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Catechetical Sunday 2018

Enlisting Witnesses for Jesus Christ / Confirmando Testigos Para Jesucristo

The Church celebrates Catechetical Sunday on September 16, 2018.

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