January – March 2020
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.
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)
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.
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.
For further information please contact:
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