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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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Latest Updates

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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Parenting and Family Life

Parenting Pointers – Good Friday

April 19: Sometimes we have to go through suffering to get to the good

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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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Special Needs Masses 2019

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

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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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Apr
27

Special Needs Mass

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

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Saint Agnes Cathedral
Wantagh

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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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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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