Calendar

December 2019 – May 2020

Dec
10
Tue
Liturgical Catechesis – The Sacraments @ Curé of Ars Parish - School Auditorium
Dec 10 @ 7:30 pm
Liturgical Catechesis - The Sacraments @ Curé of Ars Parish - School Auditorium

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Join Bishop Andrzej for a lecture series on Sacraments, presented as real ecounters with the living GOD, touching all stages and all the important moments of Christian life.

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Auxiliary Bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre
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Tuesday, December 10, 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION

Curé of Ars Parish
School Auditorium
2323 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566

Please call or email to register: Suzanne Lynn at 516-744-6850;westernvicariate@drvc.org or Curé of Ars / Merrick at 516-623-1400

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Jan
15
Wed
RCIA Level I – West Babylon @ Our Lady of Grace
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
RCIA Level I - West Babylon @ Our Lady of Grace | 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 Grace
666 Albin Ave, West Babylon, NY 11704
Dates: Wednesday, January 15 22, 29 (Room 109);
and February 19, 2020 (Room 106)
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 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

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Jan
16
Thu
RCIA Level I – Bethpage @ St Martin of Tours, Bethpage (St. Alphonsus Parish Hall)
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
RCIA Level I - Bethpage @ St Martin of Tours, Bethpage (St. Alphonsus Parish Hall) | 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 (St. Alphonsus Parish Hall)
220 Central Ave, Bethpage, NY 11714
Dates: Thursdays, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, and 13, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 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

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Jan
22
Wed
Ministry of Consolation Level I @ St. Aidan (Peter & Paul Room in Parish Center)
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Ministry of Consolation Level I @ St. Aidan (Peter & Paul Room in Parish Center) | Seaford | New York | United States

Location: St. Aidan (Peter & Paul Room in Parish Center)
505 Willis Ave, Williston Park, NY 11596

When: Wednesdays, January 22, 29; February 5, and 12, 2020
from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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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Feb
6
Thu
Building Intercultural Competences in Ministry – Morning Location @ St. Frances Cabrini
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Building Intercultural Competences in Ministry - Morning Location @ St. Frances Cabrini | Southampton | New York | United States

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A workshop for Catechists and Catechetical Leaders

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]Diocese of Rockville Centre Office of Faith Formation offers this workshop to assist Pastors, Deacons, Catechetical Leaders, Catechists and others involved in parish ministry as they address the changing cultural landscape in our programs.

As we promote an understanding and appreciation for the rich cultural diversity and ethnic religious traditions which make up our Diocese, this workshop will equip our Faith Formation Leaders to build intercultural competences to answer the most often asked questions such as:

  • What do I need to know to approach a multi-cultural parish?
  • How do I engage families/parishioners from different cultures?

Instructors: Diana Pizarro and Lisette Robustelli

Cost: $40 per location (includes book)

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Morning Location

Location: St. Frances Cabrini
134 Middle Country Rd, Coram, NY 11727

Dates: Thursdays, February 6, 13, 27; March 12, and 19, 2020

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m

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Evening Location

Location: Queen of the Most Holy Rosary
196 W Centennial Ave, Roosevelt, NY 11575

Dates: Mondays, February 10, 24; March 2, 9, and 16, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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For further information please contact:

Diana Pizarro 516 678-5800 Ext 592 or email dpizarro@drvc.org
or Lisette Robustelli 516 678-5800 Ext 200 or email lrobustelli@drvc.org

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Feb
10
Mon
Building Intercultural Competences in Ministry – Evening Location @ Queen of the Most Holy Rosary
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Building Intercultural Competences in Ministry - Evening Location @ Queen of the Most Holy Rosary | Southampton | New York | United States

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A workshop for Catechists and Catechetical Leaders

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]Diocese of Rockville Centre Office of Faith Formation offers this workshop to assist Pastors, Deacons, Catechetical Leaders, Catechists and others involved in parish ministry as they address the changing cultural landscape in our programs.

As we promote an understanding and appreciation for the rich cultural diversity and ethnic religious traditions which make up our Diocese, this workshop will equip our Faith Formation Leaders to build intercultural competences to answer the most often asked questions such as:

  • What do I need to know to approach a multi-cultural parish?
  • How do I engage families/parishioners from different cultures?

Instructors: Diana Pizarro and Lisette Robustelli

Cost: $40 per location (includes book)

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Morning Location

Location: St. Frances Cabrini
134 Middle Country Rd, Coram, NY 11727

Dates: Thursdays, February 6, 13, 27; March 12, and 19, 2020

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Evening Location

Location: Queen of the Most Holy Rosary
196 W Centennial Ave, Roosevelt, NY 11575

Dates: Mondays, February 10, 24; March 2, 9, and 16, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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For further information please contact:

Diana Pizarro 516 678-5800 Ext 592 or email dpizarro@drvc.org
or Lisette Robustelli 516 678-5800 Ext 200 or email lrobustelli@drvc.org

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Mar
10
Tue
Catechist Training Level 2 – Religious Education @ St. James, Setauket
Mar 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Catechist Training Level 2 - Religious Education @ St. James, Setauket

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The series is designed for anyone who has completed Catechist Training for New and Nearly New Catechists.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Topics will include:

  • Understanding the role of the catechist
  • Developing methods/techniques for catechesis for children
  • Understanding individual topics
  • Developing prayer techniques with children

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Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2020
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location:
St. James, Setauket
429 NY-25A, Setauket
East Setauket, NY 11733

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We Grieve With Hope @ St. Mary
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
We Grieve With Hope @ St. Mary

Upcoming Bereavement Support Program

Offered at St. Mary, East Islip

Support Groups are opened to anyone who has suffered a loss at least three months prior to the start of the group. Thee is no cost but a commitment to attend each meeting throughout the program is required. Groups are offered in a closed and confidential setting with highly trained facilitators and limited to 15 people.

Eight Week Group beginning Tuesday evenings at 7pm
March 10th through April 28th 2020

Pre registration is required
Call 631-581-4266 Ext 101 to register

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Mar
21
Sat
Bereavement Conference 2020 @ St. Frances de Chantal, Wantagh
Mar 21 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
23
Sat
Pentecost Pilgrimage: Holy Spirit in the Holy Land with Dr. Mary Healy
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm
Pentecost Pilgrimage: Holy Spirit in the Holy Land with Dr. Mary Healy

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Greetings in the Lord during this holiest week of the year!

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]As we fix our eyes on Jesus in his passion and resurrection, you  are invited to join Dr. Mary Healy at Pentecost next year for a charismatic pilgrimage, With the Holy Spirit in the Holy Land. The dates are May 23 – June 1, 2020.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]There in the Upper Room, the very place where the Holy Spirit was first poured out on the early Christians, we will praise and worship God and pray for a new outpouring of the Holy Spirit in the Church and in the world.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_gallery interval=”5″ images=”21182,21183,21180″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]We will also visit some of the most important locations where Jesus walked and where the power of the Holy Spirit was manifested. We’ll study Scripture together as I explain the biblical background of each of these sites:

  • Prominent places in Jesus’ life: Bethlehem, Nazareth, Cana, Capernaum and Jerusalem
  • Shiloh and Abu Gosh, where the Ark of the Covenant remained before going to Jerusalem
  • Mount Carmel, where Elijah had his showdown with the prophets of Baal
  • The Sea of Galilee and Mount of the Beatitudes
  • The Mount of Olives and the Temple in Jerusalem

Each day we’ll have Spirit-filled worship and Mass with Fr. Patrick Gonyeau, a dynamic young priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit. We’ll enjoy Mediterranean cuisine and breathe in the sights, sounds and smells of the Holy Land where God chose to dwell in the midst of his people.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The full itinerary of the Holy Spirit in the Holy Land pilgrimage is available here. You can register now to reserve your spot at the same website. People from all over the world, as at the first Pentecost, will be joining us. I look forward to seeing you there!

Please note the prices listed on the web site include airfare from New York. For those traveling from elsewhere, the land costs are only $2924 USD if paid through PayPal by Oct 1, 2019.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”mulled_wine” el_width=”70″][vc_column_text]

If you have any questions, please contact our Tour Manager, Randy Malick, directly at incrediblejourneystours@gmail.com.

Any separate travel plans should be coordinated with him beforehand.

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