Calendar

September – November 2019

Sep
12
Thu
Divorce & Beyond Support Group – Farmingdale @ St. Kilian Parish (Conference Room - Lower Church)
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Divorce & Beyond Support Group - Farmingdale @ St. Kilian Parish (Conference Room - Lower Church) | 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.

Thursday Evenings for 10 weeks
Thursdays, Sept. 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, & 14, 2019
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

St. Kilian Parish
(Conference Room – Lower Church)
485 Conklin St, Farmingdale, NY 11735

Facilitators
Terri Fitzpatrick, Frank Roggenkamp, and Rita Varriale

Cost
$20.00 (books included)

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

 


 

Sep
14
Sat
Catechetical Congress 2019 @ St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Catechetical Congress 2019 @ St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School | West Islip | New York | United States

This year’s Catechetical Congress promises once again to be exciting, enjoyable, and rewarding. The worship, keynote address, and many workshops will touch on every aspect of catechetical parish ministry.

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)

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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.

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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 | Manorville | New York | United States

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  • 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

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  • 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
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
16
Sat
31st Annual Mass For Deceased Children @ St. Agnes Cathedral
Nov 16 @ 12:30 pm
31st Annual Mass For Deceased Children @ St. Agnes Cathedral  | Rockville Centre | New York | United States

Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. Matthew 19:14

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.

Presider
Msgr. William Koenig

St. Agnes Cathedral
29 Quealy Place, Rockville Centre, New York

All are welcome

Come early to inscribe your child’s name in the “Book of Families”

No Registration is required.

For more information contact
Lucy Creed, Associate Director
516-678-5800 x236 | lcreed@drvc.org

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