Calendar

September 2019 – January 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
9
Mon
Catechist Training for New and Nearly New Catechists – September 2019 @ Ss. Cyril and Methodius Parish
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Catechist Training for New and Nearly New Catechists - September 2019 @ Ss. Cyril and Methodius Parish | Medford | New York | United States

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  • Are you just starting out in your Catechetical ministry?
  • Have you been doing it for a few years and feel like you need some new ideas and new energy?
  • Are you willing to spend time with fellow Catechists?
  • Do you believe we “learn something new every day?”

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Come join us and other Catechists for four, 2 hour sessions and leave with ideas, materials and a new outlook toward your ministry.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Topics will include:

  • What and who is a Catechist?
  • What is my understanding of the Catholic teachings?
  •  How do I plan a Catechetical Session?

Instructor:
Lisette Robustelli, Associate Director, Office of
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Ss. Cyril and Methodius Parish
125 Half Hollow Rd, Deer Park, NY 11729

Dates:
September 9, 11, 16 and 18, 2019
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost:
$20.00 per person

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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
28
Sat
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II – East Islip – Postponed @ St. Mary’s Parish, White House Conference Room
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II - East Islip - Postponed @ St. Mary’s Parish, White House Conference Room | East Islip | New York | United States

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This facilitator series builds on Part I Training for understanding the specific principles of Bereavement Ministry and starting a support group.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This course will instruct on: [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • Forming a Group
  • The Group Process
  • Recap the “Lazarus Program”

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  • Helping Children & Adolescents Deal With Grief
  • Specific Grief Issues
  • Mentoring, Follow-Up, Resources

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_separator color=”sky”][vc_column_text]For the development and training of teams or individuals so they may provide the parish with a ministry to the bereaved. For those who have completed Part I. A certificate of completion will be given to those individuals who have completed the training.

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St. Mary’s Parish
White House Conference Room
20 Harrison Ave, East Islip, NY 11730

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Saturdays, September 28 and October 5, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Presenter: Margaret Peterson, RN, MS in Mental Health

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Advanced Registration is required.

Please fill out the form below to register or download the flyer.

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Oct
5
Sat
RICA NIVEL II @ St. Boniface, Elmont
Oct 5 @ 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
RICA NIVEL II @ St. Boniface, Elmont | Seaford | New York | United States

Este curso incluye un día completo de entrenamiento. Los temas que se incluirán son:

  • Métodos y técnicas para la catequesis con adultos.
  • Formación de un equipo de catequesis para RICA
  • Estructura y Recursos para una sesión de RICA
  • Como facilitar el proceso de RICA
  • Principios para la planificación en la liturgia para los Ritos de Iniciación
  • Comprensión de situaciones en temas canónicos.

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St. Boniface, Elmont
631 Elmont Rd, Elmont, NY 11003

Fecha de las sesiones* Sábados 5 y 12 de octubre de 2019.

Hora De 2:30 9.m. a 6:30 p.m.

Costo** $40

Por favor inscribrise por adelantado

*Recuerde que la asistencia a todas las sesiones es de suma importancia para poder comprender en su conjunto los ritos
de iniciación cristiana para adultos.
**El costo incluye las 2 sesiones y materiales por participante.

Para más información comunicarse con Diana Pizarro 516-678-5800 ext. 592 ó correo electrónico: dpizarro@drvc.org

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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.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”20671″ img_size=”medium”][vc_column_text]Bishop Andrzej Zglejszewski
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
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.

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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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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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