Calendar

September 2019 – March 2020

Sep
5
Thu
The Acts of the Apostles and the Beginning of the Church @ OLPH School Building (Room 3)
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Acts of the Apostles and the Beginning of the Church @ OLPH School Building (Room 3)

The Acts of the Apostles is the second book written by the Evangelist Luke. It gives us a summary of how Jesus’ disciples, after having received the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, grew into a Church . We will be reading passages from Acts , commenting on them, and discussing how the model of the early Church can help today’s Church grow in holiness. Please bring a Bible, preferably NAB, NIV or NRSV.

When: 5 Sessions: September 5,10,12, 17, and 19, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Instructor: Fr. Jacob Onyumbe

Where: OLPH School Building (Room 3) – 240 S Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst, NY 11757 (map)

Please call (631) 226-6175 to register for the class.

Sep
12
Thu
Divorce & Beyond Support Group – Farmingdale @ St. Kilian Parish (Conference Room - Lower Church)
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Divorce & Beyond Support Group - Farmingdale @ St. Kilian Parish (Conference Room - Lower Church) | Smithtown | New York | United States

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.

Thursday Evenings for 10 weeks
Thursdays, Sept. 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, & 14, 2019
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

St. Kilian Parish
(Conference Room – Lower Church)
485 Conklin St, Farmingdale, NY 11735

Facilitators
Terri Fitzpatrick, Frank Roggenkamp, and Rita Varriale

Cost
$20.00 (books included)

View or download flyer

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

 


 

Sep
14
Sat
Catechetical Congress 2019 @ St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Catechetical Congress 2019 @ St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School | West Islip | New York | United States

This year’s Catechetical Congress promises once again to be exciting, enjoyable, and rewarding. The worship, keynote address, and many workshops will touch on every aspect of catechetical parish ministry.

Sep
18
Wed
Divorce & Beyond Support Group – New Hyde Park @ Notre Dame (Rectory Basement)
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Divorce & Beyond Support Group - New Hyde Park @ Notre Dame (Rectory Basement) | Smithtown | New York | United States

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, September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, & 20, 2019
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Notre Dame, New Hyde Park
(Rectory Basement)
25 Mayfair Rd, New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Facilitator
Annie Ruvolo

Cost
$20.00 (books included)

View or download flyer

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

 


 

Sep
21
Sat
Training Of Volunteers In The Ministry To The Sick, Setauket @ St. James Church, Setauket (Parish Center Room 101)
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Training Of Volunteers In The Ministry To The Sick, Setauket @ St. James Church, Setauket (Parish Center Room 101) | 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:

St. James Church, Setauket
(Parish Center Room 101)
429 Route 25A, Setauket, NY 11733
Saturdays, September 21 and 28, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

AND

St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson
(Wisdom Conference Center)
200 Belle Terre Road, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Saturday, October 5, 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

Caterina Mako, System Director of
Pastoral Care and Education

Jonathan Langer BCC, Chaplain,
St. Charles Hospital

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. 567 | eramirez@drvc.org

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Marriage the Primordial Sacrament @ Our Lady of Lourdes
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Nov
1
Fri
Saint Joseph’s Seminary Presents Blessed John Henry Newman Symposium @ St. Joseph Seminary
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm
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

View or download the flyer

Mar
21
Sat
Bereavement Conference 2020 @ St. Frances de Chantal, Wantagh
Mar 21 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm