Calendar

November 2019 – March 2020

Nov
16
Sat
31st Annual Mass For Deceased Children @ St. Agnes Cathedral
Nov 16 @ 12:30 pm
31st Annual Mass For Deceased Children @ St. Agnes Cathedral  | Rockville Centre | New York | United States

Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. Matthew 19:14

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.

Presider
Msgr. William Koenig

St. Agnes Cathedral
29 Quealy Place, Rockville Centre, New York

All are welcome

Come early to inscribe your child’s name in the “Book of Families”

No Registration is required.

For more information contact
Lucy Creed, Associate Director
516-678-5800 x236 | lcreed@drvc.org

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Dec
5
Thu
Losing an adult child requires ongoing support @ St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hall
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm
Losing an adult child requires ongoing support @ St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hall

St. Mary’s will be hosting a bi -monthly support group for parents who have lost an adult child (over 18 years). Join us for our first meeting.

Next Meeting Dated 7pm
November 21st and December 5th
St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hall
Main Street, East Islip

Margaret Peterson, RN, MS, who has offered many grief programs on specific grief loss will be the presenter.

The program will offer ongoing support and is open to anyone who has suffered the loss of an adult child. There is no cost associated with the program. Refreshments will be served.

Kindly RSVP to the Bereavement Line at St. Mary at 631-581-4266 ext 101

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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
1
Sat
Divorce & Beyond Support Group @ St. James Parish, Setauket
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am
Divorce & Beyond Support Group @ St. James Parish, Setauket

A ten-week support group providing friendship, prayer and dedicated to helping each other deal with the challenges and difficulties faced during the experience of separation and divorce.

The program is designed to help men and women find encouragement as they explore and experience the emotions and issues associated with divorce and moving forward.

Saturday Evenings for 10 weeks
February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, March 7, 14, 21, 28, and April 4, 2020
9:30 a.m.

St. James Parish, Setauket
429 Route 25A, Setauket, NY 11733

Facilitators
Louise DiCarlo and Jennifer Donnellon

Cost: $20.00 (books included)

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If you have questions, contact Melissa Usis at musis@drvc.org or
call (516) 678-5800 ext. 567

 


 

Feb
22
Sat
Special Needs: Mardi Gras Prayer Service and Brunch @ St. Frances de Chantal Parish Center
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Needs: Mardi Gras Prayer Service and Brunch @ St. Frances de Chantal Parish Center | Wantagh | New York | United States

Adults with special needs will meet to pray and celebrate before Lent begins.

The Prayer Service will start promptly at noon and be followed by brunch.  Beads, favors, and entertainment complete the festivities.

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: St. Frances de Chantal Parish Center – Smulski Room – 1309 Wantagh Ave. Wantagh, NY 11793  (map)
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $15 Per Person Reservations & pre-payment are necessary for this event!
(In case of cancellation no refund will be given.)

Come, join in the fun, before we begin the liturgical season of Lent.

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Feb
29
Sat
Marriage the Primordial Sacrament @ Curé of Ars Parish, Merrick
Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Marriage the Primordial Sacrament @ Curé of Ars Parish, Merrick

Come away for a few hours and renew your Love Relationship

Based on the teaching of St John Paul II in Theology of the Body
Presented by Dr. Henry A. Malone

Date and time: Saturday, February 29, 2020 1:00pm—5:00pm
Location: Curé of Ars Parish, Merrick, NY, Msgr. Leonard Hall, 2323 Merrick Avenue (map)

For more information contact: Ellen Zafonte, Director of Faith Formation, Cure of Ars
516-623-1400 ext 109 ; ezafonte@cureofarschurch.org

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Mar
4
Wed
Divorce & Beyond Support Group @ St. Elizabeth of Hungary
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Divorce & Beyond Support Group @ St. Elizabeth of Hungary

A ten-week support group providing friendship, prayer and dedicated to helping each other deal with the challenges and difficulties faced during the experience of separation and divorce.

The program is designed to help men and women find encouragement as they explore and experience the emotions and issues associated with divorce and moving forward.

Wednesday Evenings for 10 weeks
Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 2020
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Melville
(Parish Center Room 109)
175 Wolf Hill Rd, Melville, NY 11747

Speakers: Terri Fitzpatrick, Frank Roggenkamp and Rita Varriale

Cost: $20.00 (books included)

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If you have questions, contact Melissa Usis at musis@drvc.org or
call (516) 678-5800 ext. 567

 


 

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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