September 27, 2018

Pastoral Ministry with Deaf Catholics

Long Island

Diocese of Rockville Centre, Long Island

Pastoral Ministry with the Deaf
Office of Worship
PO Box 9023
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-9023

Chaplains with the Deaf

 Rev. Msgr Thomas C Costa, RN
Vicar for Senior Priests
Chaplain with the Deaf
St Pius X Residence for Senior Priests
565 Albany Avenue
Amityville, NY 11701
Office 631-608-2622 (v)
Cell 516-313-7259 (voice and text)
FAX 631-608-2624

Rev. Msgr Joseph Mirro
Associate Chaplain with the Deaf
St Anthony of Padua RC Church, pastor
20 Chesire Place
East Northport, NY 11731
Office 631-261-1077 (v)

Sr Joan Mary Finn OP
Pastoral Worker with the Deaf
Holy Rosary Convent
555 Albany Avenue
Amityville, NY 11701
Cell: 718-746-8759 (v)


Signed and Interpreted Masses

Pastoral Services as requested:

Preparation for reception of the sacraments by Deaf adults
Interpreting for wakes and funerals
Visits to homes and hospitals
Cursillo for the Deaf
Marriage Encounter for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
Religious education for Deaf children
Pre-Cana for Deaf engaged couples

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rockville Centre
Office of Persons with Disabilities
90 Cherry Lane
Hicksville, NY 11801
516-733-7000 (v)


Deaf Senior Citizen Club in Wantagh
Housing:         Thea Bowman Residence
Neumann Residence (Deaf Multiply Disabled)
Cleary School for the Deaf, Nesconset, NY

Other Services for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons on Long Island

Wantagh Deaf Seniors – meets weekly on Thursdays in the Msgr Smulski Room at St Frances de Chantal School, Wantagh Ave, Wantagh from 10 Am to 2 PM

Sign of the Cross Council #11254 Knights of Columbus – the only Council of the Knights of Columbus for Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing men, meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at the Joseph Barry K of C Council Hall on Heitz Place in Hicksville.  Contact Msgr Costa for information.

Mill Neck Services – Interpreting, advocacy, social welfare services for Deaf individuals and Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf.  All services through the school location: 40 Frost Mill Rd, Mill Neck, NY 11765
516-922-4100 (v ) or  516-558-3315 (SVRS®)

Mass Schedule

 Signed and Interpreted Masses on Long Island

Nassau County

Sign Language Mass

St Ignatius Loyola Church
129 Broadway (Rte 107)
Hicksville, NY 11801
1st Sunday of every month at 2:00 Pm
(2nd Sunday in September)
Confessions before Mass, social after Mass

St Frances de Chantal Church
1309 Wantagh Avenue
Wantagh, NY 11793
3rd Sunday of every month at 3:00 PM
(2nd Sunday in June)
Confessions before Mass, social after Mass

Interpreted Masses:

St Frances de Chantal Church
1309 Wantagh Avenue
Wantagh, NY 11793
2nd and 4th Saturday evening at 4 PM

Blessed Sacrament Church

201 N Central Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11510
2nd and 4th Sunday at 11:00 AM

Suffolk County

 Sign Language Mass

St John the Evangelist Church  (We have suspended this Mass for 2018-19)546 St. Johns Place
Riverhead, NY, 11901
4th Sunday of November and April at 3:00 PM (Confessions and Social)

Interpreted Masses:

St Patrick RC Church
400 Main Street
Huntington,  NY 11743
Every Sunday at 9:30 AM

St Francis of Assisi Church
29 Clay Pitts Rd
Greenlawn, NY 11740
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM

Our Lady of Lourdes Church
455 Hunter Avenue
West Islip, NY 11795
Every Sunday at 12:30 PM

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