Calendar

September 2019 – February 2020

Sep
21
Sat
Marriage the Primordial Sacrament @ Our Lady of Lourdes
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Oct
15
Tue
Liturgical Catechesis – The Sacraments @ Curé of Ars Parish - School Auditorium
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm
Liturgical Catechesis - The Sacraments @ Curé of Ars Parish - School Auditorium

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Join Bishop Andrzej for a lecture series on Sacraments, presented as real ecounters with the living GOD, touching all stages and all the important moments of Christian life.

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Auxiliary Bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION

Curé of Ars Parish
School Auditorium
2323 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566

Please call or email to register: Suzanne Lynn at 516-744-6850;westernvicariate@drvc.org or Curé of Ars / Merrick at 516-623-1400

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Nov
1
Fri
Saint Joseph’s Seminary Presents Blessed John Henry Newman Symposium @ St. Joseph Seminary
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
14
Thu
“Beyond the Tears” Coping with Loss during the Holidays @ Sacred Heart Hall
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
“Beyond the Tears” Coping with Loss during the Holidays @ Sacred Heart Hall

Sponsored by Bereavement Ministry
Church of St. Mary, East Islip, NY

Thursday, November 14, 2019 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Sacred Heart Hall
Next to the church on Main Street
East Islip, NY 11730

All are welcome and please bring a friend.

Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP to (631) 581-4266 ext. 101

Free will offering is appreciated.

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Nov
16
Sat
Training Of Volunteers In The Ministry To The Sick @ Mercy Medical Center (meet in the main lobby)
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Training Of Volunteers In The Ministry To The Sick @ Mercy Medical Center (meet in the main lobby) | 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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Eucharistic Minister Training Part B

Location, Dates, & Time:

Mercy Medical Center
(meet in the main lobby)
1000 North Village Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11570

Saturdays, November 16 and 23, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

AND

Saturday, December 7, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Presenters:

James Spencer, Senior Vice President
for Mission and Ministry CHSLI

Dr. Joseph Walters, DMin, JD, MAPC, BCC
Director of Pastoral Care

Fr. Norbert D’Souza
Mercy Medical 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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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 – 12:30 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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Feb
10
Mon
Building Intercultural Competences in Ministry – Evening Location @ Queen of the Most Holy Rosary
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Building Intercultural Competences in Ministry - Evening Location @ Queen of the Most Holy Rosary | Southampton | New York | United States

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A workshop for Catechists and Catechetical Leaders

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]Diocese of Rockville Centre Office of Faith Formation offers this workshop to assist Pastors, Deacons, Catechetical Leaders, Catechists and others involved in parish ministry as they address the changing cultural landscape in our programs.

As we promote an understanding and appreciation for the rich cultural diversity and ethnic religious traditions which make up our Diocese, this workshop will equip our Faith Formation Leaders to build intercultural competences to answer the most often asked questions such as:

  • What do I need to know to approach a multi-cultural parish?
  • How do I engage families/parishioners from different cultures?

Instructors: Diana Pizarro and Lisette Robustelli

Cost: $40 per location (includes book)

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Morning Location

Location: St. Frances Cabrini
134 Middle Country Rd, Coram, NY 11727

Dates: Thursdays, February 6, 13, 27; March 12, and 19, 2020

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Evening Location

Location: Queen of the Most Holy Rosary
196 W Centennial Ave, Roosevelt, NY 11575

Dates: Mondays, February 10, 24; March 2, 9, and 16, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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For further information please contact:

Diana Pizarro 516 678-5800 Ext 592 or email dpizarro@drvc.org
or Lisette Robustelli 516 678-5800 Ext 200 or email lrobustelli@drvc.org

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