Calendar

September 2019 – February 2020

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

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • 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
Faith Formation, Diocese of Rockville Centre[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Sessions will be held at:
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

View or Download Flyer[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator]

[/vc_column][/vc_row]

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”

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • 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.

[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Location:
St. Mary’s Parish
White House Conference Room
20 Harrison Ave, East Islip, NY 11730

Cost: $40.00 per person[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Day/Dates:

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

Presenter: Margaret Peterson, RN, MS in Mental Health

Please bring a brown bag lunch with a refreshment.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]

Advanced Registration is required.

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

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Sep
30
Mon
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II – Floral Park @ Our Lady of Victory
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II - Floral Park @ Our Lady of Victory | Manorville | 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”

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • 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.

[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Location:
Our Lady of Victory
201 Plainfield Ave, Floral Park, NY 11001

Cost: $40.00 per person[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Day/Dates:
Mondays, September 30,
October 7, 21, and 28, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Patricia Woods

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]

Advanced Registration is required.

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

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Oct
19
Sat
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II – Hampton Bays @ St. Rosalie Parish
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II - Hampton Bays @ St. Rosalie Parish | Manorville | 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”

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • 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.

[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Location:
St. Rosalie Parish
31 E. Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

Cost: $40.00 per person[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Day/Dates:

Saturdays, October 19 and 26, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Chris Hayes

Please bring a brown bag lunch with a refreshment.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]

Advanced Registration is required.

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

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Course topics will include:

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • 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

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • 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

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”violet”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

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.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

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

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column]

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

View or download flyer

[/vc_column][/vc_row]

Jan
6
Mon
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) – Old Testament @ St. Mary’s Elementary School Building (Marian Room)
Jan 6 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Basic Religious Studies Course (2020) - Old Testament @ St. Mary’s Elementary School Building (Marian Room) | West Islip | New York | United States

[vc_row][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

This course is for anyone pursuing a Basic Religious Studies certificate.
This series of courses is designed for teachers, catechists and interested adults.

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Course Offered

[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Old Testament
Mondays, January 6, 13, 27, February 3, and 10, 2020[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Time: 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Location: St. Mary’s Elementary School Building (Marian Room)
1300 Northern Blvd, Manhasset, NY 11030

Cost: $40.00 per person/per session | $30.00 per person if taking more than one course[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]

Further Courses Offered

[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]New Testament
Mondays, February 24, March 2, 9, 16,and 23, 2020

Christology
Mondays, March 30, April 6, 20, 27, and May 4, 2020[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Church
Mondays, May 11, 18, June 1, 8, and 15, 2020[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]

For more information contact eramirez@drvc.org or 516-678-5800 ext. 408

View or download flyer

Completion of all six sessions is required to gain a Basic Religious Studies certificate.

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space]

[/vc_column][/vc_row]

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

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

For individuals wishing to be members of an RCIA team in a parish

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

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

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

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

View or download flyer

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

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.

View or download the flyer

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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Course topics will include:

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • 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

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • 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

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”violet”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

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.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

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

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column]

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

View or download flyer

[/vc_column][/vc_row]

Feb
20
Thu
Preparación para el Bautismo Entrenamiento para Facilitadores Nivel I @ Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Preparación para el Bautismo Entrenamiento para Facilitadores Nivel I @ Our Lady of Mt. Carmel | Deer Park | New York | United States

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

El sentido y la gracia del sacramento del Bautismo aparecen claramente en los ritos de su celebración. Cuando se participa atentamente en los gestos y las palabras de esta celebración, los fieles se inician en las riquezas que este sacramento significa y realiza en cada nuevo bautizado. (CIC 1234)

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Nivel I
El ciclo de la vida en la familia a través del análisis de:

  • La Crianza de los hijos
  • Ritual & Ciclo de la Vida
  • La Iglesia Doméstica
  • ¿Qué es el Bautismo de Infantes?
  • El Porque de un Bautismo de Infantes
  • Las Enseñanzas de la Iglesia para el Bautizo de Infantes

Para más información por favor comunicarse con
Diana Pizarro
516 678-5800 Ext 592
dpizarro@drvc.org

Puede descargar el aviso aqui[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Lugar del Taller

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
495 N Ocean Ave, Patchogue, NY 11772

Fechas
Jueves 20, 27 de febrero, 5, y 12 de marzo, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Costo: $40 por persona
Se requiere la asistencia a todas las sesiones.

Instructora:
Diana Pizarro
Directora Asociada
Oficina de Formación en la Fe Diócesis de Rockville Centre[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column]

[/vc_column][/vc_row]