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Jan
15
Wed
RCIA Level I – West Babylon @ Our Lady of Grace
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
RCIA Level I - West Babylon @ Our Lady of Grace | 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: Our Lady of Grace
666 Albin Ave, West Babylon, NY 11704
Dates: Wednesday, January 15 22, 29 (Room 109);
and February 19, 2020 (Room 106)
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 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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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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Jan
22
Wed
Ministry of Consolation Level I @ St. Aidan (Peter & Paul Room in Parish Center)
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 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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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

[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
21
Sat
Bereavement Conference 2020 @ St. Frances de Chantal, Wantagh
Mar 21 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mar
28
Sat
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II – East Islip @ St. Mary’s (White House Conference Room)
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II - East Islip @ St. Mary’s (White House Conference Room) | 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. Mary’s (White House Conference Room), 20 Harrison Ave, East Islip, NY 11730

Instructor: Dr. Chris Hayes and Margaret Peterson

Cost: $80.00 per person

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