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Feb
24
Mon
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) – Old Testament @ St. Mary’s Church (Basement, Marian Room)
Feb 24 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) - Old Testament @ St. Mary’s Church (Basement, Marian Room) | West Islip | New York | United States

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This course is for anyone pursuing a Basic Religious Studies certificate.
This series of courses is designed for teachers, catechists and interested adults.

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Course Offered

[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Old Testament
Mondays, February 24, March 2, 9, 16,and 23, 2020[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Time: 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Location: St. Mary’s Church
(Basement, Marian Room)
1300 Northern Blvd
Manhasset, NY 11030

Cost: $40.00 per person/per session | $30.00 per person if taking more than one course[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]

Further Courses Offered

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Mondays, March 30, April 6, 20, 27, and May 4, 2020

Christology
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For more information contact eramirez@drvc.org or 516-678-5800 ext. 408

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Completion of all six sessions is required to gain a Basic Religious Studies certificate.

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Mar
8
Sun
Retreat Day for the Elect of 2020 @ Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retreat Day for the Elect of 2020 @ Seminary of the Immaculate Conception

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We invite the adult elect, adult candidates, and their sponsors of our Diocese to a retreat experience in preparation for their Easter Initiation.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
McKenna Lounge
440 W Neck Rd, Huntington, NY 11743

$25 per person
Light supper will be provided.

Register by February 23, 2020

For more information: 516-678-5800, ext. 236 and leave a message or lcreed@drvc.org

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

This workshop along with Level I will fulfill the requirements for a Certificate of Completion in Religious Education[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Dates:
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

Cost:
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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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Mar
30
Mon
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) – New Testament @ St. Mary’s Church (Basement, Marian Room)
Mar 30 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) - New Testament @ St. Mary’s Church (Basement, Marian Room) | West Islip | New York | United States

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This course is for anyone pursuing a Basic Religious Studies certificate.
This series of courses is designed for teachers, catechists and interested adults.

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Course Offered

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Mondays, March 30, April 6, 20, 27, and May 4, 2020[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Time: 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Location: St. Mary’s Church
(Basement, Marian Room)
1300 Northern Blvd
Manhasset, NY 11030

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Further Course Offered

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Mondays, May 11, 18, June 1, 8, and 15, 2020[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

For more information contact eramirez@drvc.org or 516-678-5800 ext. 408

View or download flyer

Completion of all six sessions is required to gain a Basic Religious Studies certificate.

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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
11
Mon
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) – Christology @ St. Mary’s Church (Basement, Marian Room)
May 11 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) - Christology @ St. Mary’s Church (Basement, Marian Room) | West Islip | New York | United States

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This course is for anyone pursuing a Basic Religious Studies certificate.
This series of courses is designed for teachers, catechists and interested adults.

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Course Offered

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Mondays, May 11, 18, June 1, 8, and 15, 2020[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Time: 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Location: St. Mary’s Church
(Basement, Marian Room)
1300 Northern Blvd
Manhasset, NY 11030

Cost: $40.00 per person/per session | $30.00 per person if taking more than one course[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]

For more information contact eramirez@drvc.org or 516-678-5800 ext. 408

View or download flyer

Completion of all six sessions is required to gain a Basic Religious Studies certificate.

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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

All parish volunteers and staff members involved in Ministry of Consolation and Bereavement Ministry are invited to attend An Afternoon of Prayer and Enrichment.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

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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Advanced registration is required

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