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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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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 the ministry of faith formation as they address the changing cultural landscape in our Faith Formation 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 these multi-cultural realities, answering 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: $20 per location

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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

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  • 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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Lisette Robustelli, Associate Director, Diocese of Rockville Centre, Office of Faith Formation
516-678-5800 ext. 200 or email: lrobustelli@drvc.org

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Losing an adult child requires ongoing support @ St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hall
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
Losing an adult child requires ongoing support @ St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hall

St. Mary’s will be hosting a bi -monthly support group for parents who have lost an adult child (over 18 years). Join us for our first meeting.

Tuesday, March 10th at 7pm

St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hall
Main Street, East Islip

Margaret Peterson, RN, MS, who has offered many grief programs on specific grief loss will be the presenter.

The program will offer ongoing support and is open to anyone who has suffered the loss of an adult child. There is no cost associated with the program. Refreshments will be served.

Kindly RSVP to the Bereavement Line at St. Mary at 631-581-4266 ext 101
(Death must have occurred prior to 12/10/19 to be eligible to participate in this group)

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Mar
21
Sat
Bereavement Conference 2020 @ St. Frances de Chantal, Wantagh
Mar 21 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm