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September – November 2019

Sep
18
Wed
Divorce & Beyond Support Group – New Hyde Park @ Notre Dame (Rectory Basement)
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Divorce & Beyond Support Group - New Hyde Park @ Notre Dame (Rectory Basement) | Smithtown | New York | United States

A ten week support group providing friendship, prayer and dedicated to helping each other deal with the challenges and difficulties faced during the experience of separation and divorce.

The program is designed to help men and women find encouragement as they explore and experience the emotions and issues associated with divorce and moving forward.

Wednesday Evenings for 10 weeks
Wednesdays, September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, & 20, 2019
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Notre Dame, New Hyde Park
(Rectory Basement)
25 Mayfair Rd, New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Facilitator
Annie Ruvolo

Cost
$20.00 (books included)

View or download flyer

If you have questions, contact Melissa Usis at musis@drvc.org or call (516) 678-5800 ext. 567

 


 

Sep
21
Sat
Training Of Volunteers In The Ministry To The Sick, Setauket @ St. James Church, Setauket (Parish Center Room 101)
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Training Of Volunteers In The Ministry To The Sick, Setauket @ St. James Church, Setauket (Parish Center Room 101) | Williston Park | New York | United States

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Course topics will include:

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  • Understanding the meaning of being called
  • Discerning the call
  • Understanding the theology of ministry to the sick and the ministry of accompaniment
  • Developing the skills to serve

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  • Understanding the sacramental nature of visiting the sick
  • Understanding the unique roles of parish and hospital ministry
  • Integrating the theory and practice of the ministry to the sick

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Eucharistic Minister Training Part B

Location, Dates, & Time:

St. James Church, Setauket
(Parish Center Room 101)
429 Route 25A, Setauket, NY 11733
Saturdays, September 21 and 28, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

AND

St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson
(Wisdom Conference Center)
200 Belle Terre Road, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Saturday, October 5, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Presenters:

James Spencer, Senior Vice President
for Mission and Ministry CHSLI

Caterina Mako, System Director of
Pastoral Care and Education

Jonathan Langer BCC, Chaplain,
St. Charles Hospital

Cost: $40 per person

 Attendance required at all  3 sessions

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All appropriate candidates are encouraged to apply for this ministry.

Appropriate candidates unable to pay the tuition will be granted scholarships.

Advanced registration is required

For more information, contact Elizabeth Ramirez  516-678-5800 ext. 567 | eramirez@drvc.org

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Sep
26
Thu
Ministry of Consolation Course Offering Level 1 – Fall 2019 @ Our Lady of Mercy Parish
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Ministry of Consolation Course Offering Level 1 - Fall 2019 @ Our Lady of Mercy Parish | Seaford | New York | United States

This course includes four sessions.

When: Thursday, September 26, Thursday, October 3, 17, and 24, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where:  Our Lady of Mercy – 500 South Oyster Bay Rd. Hicksville, NY 11801

Instructor: Mary Alice Piil, CSJ.

Cost: $40.00 per person

This is a Level I course. Advanced registration is required.

A foundation for understanding the general principles of the Order of Christian Funerals. For the development and training of teams of lay ministers so they may provide the parish with a ministry
of consolation. Also ideal for new volunteers in existing ministry, this course will instruct on the methods of outreach to families at the time of death of a loved one.

Download the flyer

 

Sep
28
Sat
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II – East Islip @ St. Mary’s Parish, White House Conference Room
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II - East Islip @ St. Mary’s Parish, White House Conference Room | East Islip | New York | United States

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This facilitator series builds on Part I Training for understanding the specific principles of Bereavement Ministry and starting a support group.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This course will instruct on: [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • Forming a Group
  • The Group Process
  • Recap the “Lazarus Program”

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  • Helping Children & Adolescents Deal With Grief
  • Specific Grief Issues
  • Mentoring, Follow-Up, Resources

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_separator color=”sky”][vc_column_text]For the development and training of teams or individuals so they may provide the parish with a ministry to the bereaved. For those who have completed Part I. A certificate of completion will be given to those individuals who have completed the training.

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St. Mary’s Parish
White House Conference Room
20 Harrison Ave, East Islip, NY 11730

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Saturdays, September 28 and October 5, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Presenter: Margaret Peterson, RN, MS in Mental Health

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Advanced Registration is required.

Please fill out the form below to register or download the flyer.

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Sep
30
Mon
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II – Floral Park @ Our Lady of Victory
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II - Floral Park @ Our Lady of Victory | Manorville | New York | United States

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This facilitator series builds on Part I Training for understanding the specific principles of Bereavement Ministry and starting a support group.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This course will instruct on: [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • Forming a Group
  • The Group Process
  • Recap the “Lazarus Program”

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  • Helping Children & Adolescents Deal With Grief
  • Specific Grief Issues
  • Mentoring, Follow-Up, Resources

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_separator color=”sky”][vc_column_text]For the development and training of teams or individuals so they may provide the parish with a ministry to the bereaved. For those who have completed Part I. A certificate of completion will be given to those individuals who have completed the training.

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Our Lady of Victory
201 Plainfield Ave, Floral Park, NY 11001

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Mondays, September 30,
October 7, 21, and 28, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Patricia Woods

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Advanced Registration is required.

Please fill out the form below to register or download the flyer.

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Oct
4
Fri
Mary – Mother of God – Theotokos @ St. Frances Cabrini Church
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mary – Mother of God – Theotokos @ St. Frances Cabrini Church

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Since the dawn of Christendom, Mary has been given pride of place in our devotion and worship. From a simple Jewish maiden to a mother weeping at the foot of the cross, Mary has always captured our imagination and love.

These classes will explore the theology and impact that Mary has had throughout the centuries. We will look not only at the theology concerning Mary, but at how others viewed Mary.

Come, spend a few hours on these five nights to explore the history and devotion to Mary. It will be time well spent.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When: 5 Fridays: October 4, 11, 18, 25, and November 8, 2019

Time: 7:00 to 9:30 pm

Where: St. Frances Cabrini Church (Parish Center) – 134 Middle Country Rd, Coram, NY 11727 (map)

For more information or the register call: 631-698-3149

Cost: $10.00

This is an Advanced Theology Course.

[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The sessions will be broken up as follows:

Session 1:     Mary in the New Testament
Session 2:     Mary in the early Church
Session 3:     Mary up to the present
Session 4:     Apparition’s of Mary
Session 5:     Devotions to Mary

 

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  • Bertrand Buby, SM, Mary of Galilee, Mary in the New Testament, Volume 1, Alba House, New York, 1996
  • Bertrand Buby, SM, Mary of Galilee, The Marian Heritage in the Early Church, Volume III, Alba House, New York, 1997
  • Raymond Brown, Mary in the New Testament, Paulist Press, Mahwah NJ, 1978
  • Luigi Gambero, Mary and the Fathers of the Church, Ignatius Press, San  Francisco, CA, 1999
  • Miri Rubin, Mother of God, A history of the Virgin Mary, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2009

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Oct
17
Thu
RCIA Level I – Patchogue Morning @ Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Patchogue
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
RCIA Level I - Patchogue Morning @ Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Patchogue | Seaford | New York | United States

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For individuals wishing to be members of an RCIA team in a parish

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Topics Will Include:

  • Theology of the Sacraments of Initiation. Historical overview of the rite.
  • Breaking Open the Word with Catechumens:
    • the importance of faith sharing and teachings, based on the lectionary readings.
    • apply and experience Breaking Open the Word of God and explore ways to implement in a parish.
  • RCIA Process During the Season of Lent
  • Liturgical Rites
  • Post-baptismal Catechesis or Mystagogy

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Location: Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Patchogue
495 N Ocean Ave, Patchogue, NY 11772
(Parish Center in rear of parking lot, Room 8 & 9)
Dates: Thursdays, October 17, 24, 31, and November 14, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $40.00 per person

Please note: You must attend all sessions

For more information contact
Lucy Creed (516) 678-5800 ext 236 | lcreed@drvc.org

View or download flyer

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RCIA Level I – Bethpage Evening @ St Martin of Tours, Bethpage
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
RCIA Level I - Bethpage Evening @ St Martin of Tours, Bethpage | Seaford | New York | United States

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For individuals wishing to be members of an RCIA team in a parish

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Topics Will Include:

  • Theology of the Sacraments of Initiation. Historical overview of the rite.
  • Breaking Open the Word with Catechumens:
    • the importance of faith sharing and teachings, based on the lectionary readings.
    • apply and experience Breaking Open the Word of God and explore ways to implement in a parish.
  • RCIA Process During the Season of Lent
  • Liturgical Rites
  • Post-baptismal Catechesis or Mystagogy

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Location: St Martin of Tours, Bethpage
220 Central Ave, Bethpage, NY 11714
Dates: Thursdays, October 17, 24, 31, and November 14, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $40.00 per person

Please note: You must attend all sessions

For more information contact
Lucy Creed (516) 678-5800 ext 236 | lcreed@drvc.org

View or download flyer

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Oct
19
Sat
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II – Hampton Bays @ St. Rosalie Parish
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II - Hampton Bays @ St. Rosalie Parish | Manorville | New York | United States

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This facilitator series builds on Part I Training for understanding the specific principles of Bereavement Ministry and starting a support group.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This course will instruct on: [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • Forming a Group
  • The Group Process
  • Recap the “Lazarus Program”

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  • Helping Children & Adolescents Deal With Grief
  • Specific Grief Issues
  • Mentoring, Follow-Up, Resources

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_separator color=”sky”][vc_column_text]For the development and training of teams or individuals so they may provide the parish with a ministry to the bereaved. For those who have completed Part I. A certificate of completion will be given to those individuals who have completed the training.

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St. Rosalie Parish
31 E. Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

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Saturdays, October 19 and 26, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Chris Hayes

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Advanced Registration is required.

Please fill out the form below to register or download the flyer.

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Nov
1
Fri
Saint Joseph’s Seminary Presents Blessed John Henry Newman Symposium @ St. Joseph Seminary
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm