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March – September 2020

Mar
28
Sat
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II – Levittown @ St. Bernard
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II - Levittown @ St. Bernard | West Babylon | New York | United States

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Facilitator training builds on the foundation for understanding the general principles of Bereavement Ministry.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This course will instruct on:

  • Self-Awareness of Dying and Death Attitudes and the Catholic Faith Experience
  • Overview of The Bereavement Process and Types of Grief
  • Viewing Grief from A Life-Span Perspectiye (adolescence through old-age)
  • Communication Skills Needed for Facilitators (understanding the Feedback Loop)
  • Establishing a Parish-Based Bereavement Group (closed group model)
  • Utilizing Journaling, Reflections, Prayer, and Guided Imagery Within the Group Process
  • Addressing Grief Within the Family Structure (children, adolescents, parents, etc.)
  • Enhancing Self-Identity and Overcoming Loss (goals-based model of help)
  • Practicum: Setting Up Your Parish Bereavement Support Group

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The goal of this training is to prepare volunteer
facilitators to deliver bereavement support groups
within their parish setting.

Dates: Saturday, March 28; April 4, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; and June 6, 2020
Attendance is required all sessions.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: St. Bernard
3100 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, NY 11756

Instructor: Dr. Luciano Sabatini and Dr. Patricia Woods

Cost: $80.00 per person

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Apr
4
Sat
LI Catholic Youth Day 2020 @ St. Anthony's High School
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
LI Catholic Youth Day 2020 @ St. Anthony's High School

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This year’s keynote speaker: Joel Stepanek (www.joelstepanek.com)

All teens in grades 7-12 are welcome to attend with their respective parish or school leaders.  Youth Ministers/Adult Leaders, please register your teens at the same time as you register yourself.  You’ll see an opportunity to add participants after you enter your own registration information, where you can enter the names of the youth and any additional adult leaders. 

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Apr
11
Sat
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II – Hampton Bays @ St. Rosalie
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II - Hampton Bays @ St. Rosalie | West Babylon | New York | United States

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Facilitator training builds on the foundation for understanding the general principles of Bereavement Ministry.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This course will instruct on:

  • Self-Awareness of Dying and Death Attitudes and the Catholic Faith Experience
  • Overview of The Bereavement Process and Types of Grief
  • Viewing Grief from A Life-Span Perspectiye (adolescence through old-age)
  • Communication Skills Needed for Facilitators (understanding the Feedback Loop)
  • Establishing a Parish-Based Bereavement Group (closed group model)
  • Utilizing Journaling, Reflections, Prayer, and Guided Imagery Within the Group Process
  • Addressing Grief Within the Family Structure (children, adolescents, parents, etc.)
  • Enhancing Self-Identity and Overcoming Loss (goals-based model of help)
  • Practicum: Setting Up Your Parish Bereavement Support Group

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The goal of this training is to prepare volunteer
facilitators to deliver bereavement support groups
within their parish setting.

Dates: Saturday, April 11, 18, 25; and May 16, 2020

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Attendance is required all sessions.

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

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Hayes, Ph.D. Psychology

Cost: $80.00 per person

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Apr
25
Sat
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II – East Islip @ St. Mary’s
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II - East Islip @ St. Mary’s | West Babylon | New York | United States

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Facilitator training builds on the foundation for understanding the general principles of Bereavement Ministry.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This course will instruct on:

  • Self-Awareness of Dying and Death Attitudes and the Catholic Faith Experience
  • Overview of The Bereavement Process and Types of Grief
  • Viewing Grief from A Life-Span Perspectiye (adolescence through old-age)
  • Communication Skills Needed for Facilitators (understanding the Feedback Loop)
  • Establishing a Parish-Based Bereavement Group (closed group model)
  • Utilizing Journaling, Reflections, Prayer, and Guided Imagery Within the Group Process
  • Addressing Grief Within the Family Structure (children, adolescents, parents, etc.)
  • Enhancing Self-Identity and Overcoming Loss (goals-based model of help)
  • Practicum: Setting Up Your Parish Bereavement Support Group

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The goal of this training is to prepare volunteer
facilitators to deliver bereavement support groups
within their parish setting.

Dates: Saturday, April 25; May 2, 9, & 16, 2020

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Attendance is required all sessions.

Location: St. Mary’s, 20 Harrison Ave, East Islip, NY 11730

Instructor: Margaret Peterson, RN, M.S.

Cost: $80.00 per person

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May
3
Sun
Golden Wedding Anniversary Liturgy @ St. Patrick
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
May
14
Thu
Annual Afternoon of Prayer & Enrichment 2020 @ St. Elizabeth of Hungary (Church and Hospitality Room)
May 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Annual Afternoon of Prayer & Enrichment 2020 @ St. Elizabeth of Hungary (Church and Hospitality Room) | Manorville | New York | United States

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An Afternoon of Prayer & Enrichment for all involved in Ministry of Consolation & Bereavement Ministry

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Presenters

Sr. Mary Alice Piil, CSJ,  Director of Faith Formation
Christopher Ferraro, MAMusic Director Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

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Workshop

St. Elizabeth of Hungary (Church and Hospitality Room)
175 Wolf Hill Rd, Huntington Station, NY 11746
Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Jun
6
Sat
Enrichment Day For Bereavement Facilitators June 2020 @ St. Rosalie (Fellowship Room in the rear of the Church)
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Enrichment Day For Bereavement Facilitators June 2020 @ St. Rosalie (Fellowship Room in the rear of the Church)

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For Current Bereavement Support Group Facilitators

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Dates: Saturday, June 6, 2020

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Location: St. Rosalie
(Fellowship Room in the rear of the Church)
31 E Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Hayes, Ph.D. Psychology

Cost: $25.00 per person

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

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Sep
19
Sat
Save the Date: Catechetical Congress 2020 @ St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School
Sep 19 @ 8:30 am
Save the Date: Catechetical Congress 2020 @ 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. It will be an opportunity for renewal, formation, and fellowship.