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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

Parenting and Family Life

Parenting Pointers – March 30: Good Friday

"And a sword will pierce your soul too" (Luke 2:35)

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Parenting and Family Life

Parenting Pointers – March 23

As your child matures it's often hard to know when to help or give advice and when to hold your tongue.

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Communion Breakfast

Catholic Teachers In Public Schools Communion Breakfast 2018

Are you a public school teacher or a friend or family member is one, this morning is for you and for them.

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Sensory-Friendly Mass

On the second Sunday of each month at 3 pm at St Joseph, Ronkonkoma, so families who have children with special needs can attend Mass together!

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Faith Formation

A Spiritual Feast for Your Home: How Catholics Can Use the Old Testament in the Family

Article discussing different ways in which they can incorporate messages from the Old Testament in their parenting and family life.

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Upcoming Events

May
6

Catholic Teachers In Public Schools Communion Breakfast 2018

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 6, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
Lloyd Harbor

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May
7

Nurses Week Mass & Blessing

Join us in prayer to celebrate nurses with Most Reverend John O. Barres, S.T.D., J.C.L., D.D. Bishop of Rockville Centre

Monday, May 7, 2018
7:45 am - 8:45 am
St. Agnes Cathedral
Rockville Centre

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May
11

Sensory-Friendly Mass

On the second Sunday of each month at 3 pm at St Joseph, Ronkonkoma, so families who have children with special needs can attend Mass together!

Friday, May 11, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Joseph Parish
Ronkonkoma

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