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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 – 12:00 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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Jan
25
Sat
Training Of Volunteers In The Ministry To The Sick @ Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Jan 25 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Training Of Volunteers In The Ministry To The Sick @ Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center | Williston Park | New York | United States

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Course topics will include:

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  • Understanding the meaning of being called
  • Discerning the call
  • Understanding the theology of ministry to the sick and the ministry of accompaniment
  • Developing the skills to serve

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  • Understanding the sacramental nature of visiting the sick
  • Understanding the unique roles of parish and hospital ministry
  • Integrating the theory and practice of the ministry to the sick

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Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion Part B

Location, Dates, & Time:

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
1000 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY 11795
Saturday, January 25, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

AND

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehab Center
(Boardroom)
111 Beach Drive
West Islip, NY 11795
Saturday February 8 and 15, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Presenters:

Dr. James Spencer
Senior Vice President for Mission and Ministry CHSLI

Peggy Nixdorf RN, BCC, MA
Director of Pastoral Care Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehab Center

Cost: $40 per person

Attendance required at all  3 sessions

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All appropriate candidates are encouraged to apply for this ministry.

Appropriate candidates unable to pay the tuition will be granted scholarships.

Advanced registration is required

For more information, contact Elizabeth Ramirez 516-678-5800 ext. 408 | eramirez@drvc.org

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Feb
24
Mon
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) – Old Testament @ St. Mary’s Elementary School Building (Marian Room)
Feb 24 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) - Old Testament @ St. Mary’s Elementary School Building (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, 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 Elementary School Building (Marian Room)
1300 Northern Blvd, Manhasset, NY 11030

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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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Un Día de Retiro para los Electos de 2020 @ Seminario de la Inmaculada Concepción
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Un Día de Retiro para los Electos de 2020 @ Seminario de la Inmaculada Concepción | Lloyd Harbor | New York | United States

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Invitamos a los electos, candidatos adultos y a sus padrinos de nuestra diócesis a vivir un retiro como parte de su preparación para el Rito de Iniciación en Pascua.

DOMINGO, 8 DE MARZO, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Seminario de la Inmaculada Concepción
Sala McGiveny
440 W Neck Rd, Huntington, NY 11743

$25 por persona
Incluirá una modesta cena

Por favor inscribirse hasta el 23 de febrero, 2020

Puede registrarse en línea en drvc-faith.org/workshops o enviar este formulario. Para más información llamar al: 516-678-5800, ext. 592 y deje un mensaje o escribir a dpizarro@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

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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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Mar
22
Sun
Wonderfully Made Mother and Daughter Tea @ Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wonderfully Made Mother and Daughter Tea @ Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This Mother/Daughter tea will introduce the Catholic Church’s teaching regarding Human Dignity and how we respond to God’s call to live a life of virtue. The Mother and Daughter will look at how they are “Wonderfully Made” creation of God. They will begin to dialogue between Mother and Daughter regarding how they are to live a life that exemplifies this out in the world.

We welcome Mothers (or a mother figure*) and their daughter (5th grade through 8th grade)
*Anyone who serves as a mother figure, for example
(Grandmother, Aunt, etc.), is welcome to join us.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dates and Locations:
Sunday, March 22 – Queen of the Most Holy Rosary – 196 W Centennial Ave, Roosevelt, NY 11575 (map)
Sunday, March 29 – St. James – 429 NY-25A, Setauket- East Setauket, NY 11733 (map)
Sunday, April 19 – St. Rosalie – 31 E Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, NY 11946 (map)

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Fee:
$25.00 for mother/daughter
$5.00 for each additional young lady
$5.00 for each additional adult female, must accompany a regristrant

Light Lunch: English Afternoon Tea (scones, light sandwiches, tea and juice)

For more information or the register call: 631-698-3149[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Program Overview:

  • The sacredness of human life
  • Responding to God’s call
  • Growing in virtue
  • The beauty of marital love
  • Growing-up, changes and accepting new responsibilities
  • Establishing a foundation for continued communication

For more information contact: Lisette Robustelli (516) 678-5800 ext. 200 | lrobustelli@drvc.org[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]View or download flyer[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Guest Speaker: Bertha Peralta Rodriguez

Bertha Peralta-Rodriguez has been a catechist and youth minister for over 20 years. She is a devoted wife as well as a mother to an 11 year old “diva”. Bertha leads talks, workshops and discussions in order to encourage others towards a better understanding that they are a wonderful gift created by God. She received her Masters in Counseling from Fordham University, and currently works at Hunter College.
Mrs. Peralta-Rodriguez is a catechist for the Confirmation program at Our Lady Queen of Angels in Sunnyside, Queens and is also an instructor for the School of Missionary Disciples for the Diocese of Rockville Centre.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column]

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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

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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
29
Sun
Wonderfully Made Mother and Daughter Tea @ St. James Parish
Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wonderfully Made Mother and Daughter Tea @ St. James Parish

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This Mother/Daughter tea will introduce the Catholic Church’s teaching regarding Human Dignity and how we respond to God’s call to live a life of virtue. The Mother and Daughter will look at how they are “Wonderfully Made” creation of God. They will begin to dialogue between Mother and Daughter regarding how they are to live a life that exemplifies this out in the world.

We welcome Mothers (or a mother figure*) and their daughter (5th grade through 8th grade)
*Anyone who serves as a mother figure, for example
(Grandmother, Aunt, etc.), is welcome to join us.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dates and Locations:
Sunday, March 29 – St. James – 429 NY-25A, Setauket- East Setauket, NY 11733 (map)
Sunday, April 19 – St. Rosalie – 31 E Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, NY 11946 (map)

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Fee:
$25.00 for mother/daughter
$5.00 for each additional young lady
$5.00 for each additional adult female, must accompany a regristrant

Light Lunch: English Afternoon Tea (scones, light sandwiches, tea and juice)

For more information or the register call: 631-698-3149[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Program Overview:

  • The sacredness of human life
  • Responding to God’s call
  • Growing in virtue
  • The beauty of marital love
  • Growing-up, changes and accepting new responsibilities
  • Establishing a foundation for continued communication

For more information contact: Lisette Robustelli (516) 678-5800 ext. 200 | lrobustelli@drvc.org[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]View or download flyer[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Guest Speaker: Bertha Peralta Rodriguez

Bertha Peralta-Rodriguez has been a catechist and youth minister for over 20 years. She is a devoted wife as well as a mother to an 11 year old “diva”. Bertha leads talks, workshops and discussions in order to encourage others towards a better understanding that they are a wonderful gift created by God. She received her Masters in Counseling from Fordham University, and currently works at Hunter College.
Mrs. Peralta-Rodriguez is a catechist for the Confirmation program at Our Lady Queen of Angels in Sunnyside, Queens and is also an instructor for the School of Missionary Disciples for the Diocese of Rockville Centre.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column]

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Mar
30
Mon
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) – New Testament @ St. Mary’s Elementary School Building (Marian Room)
Mar 30 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) - New Testament @ St. Mary’s Elementary School Building (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 Elementary School Building (Marian Room)
1300 Northern Blvd, Manhasset, NY 11030

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Further Course Offered

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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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