Evangelization & Catechesis

Catechetical Sunday 2023

This year, the Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday on September 17, 2023 , and the theme is: “Come to me all you who labor and are burdened”

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Faith Formation

School Year Prayer

Start off the school year with a prayer!

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Catechetical Issues

Pop-Up Catechesis: Letting God’s Word Sink In (Lectio Divina)

We can’t assume that the first time we say something, it has been heard and received! The same holds true with the Word of God.

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Care for Creation

Let Us Celebrate Earth Day

Saturday, Apr 22, 2023, we celebrate Earth Day, this is an opportunity for us as Catholics to follow the Church’s teaching on the Care for God’s Creation.

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Marriage and Family Life

The Church Celebrates the Family

"Holy Family of Nazareth, make us once more mindful of the sacredness and inviolability of the family and its beauty in God's plan." (Amoris Laetitia, 325)

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October is the Month of the Holy Rosary!

¡Octubre es el Mes del Santo Rosario!

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Special Needs Mass

Special Needs Mass St. James R.C. Church, Setauket

Our ministry focuses on the faith formation, support, and inclusion of children, adults and families with special needs.

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On Care for Our Common Home!

Laudato Si Week from May 16-24

Laudato Si’ Week 2021, to be held May 16-24, will be the crowning event of the Special Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year, and a celebration of the great progress the whole Church has made on its journey to ecological conversion

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Catechetical Sunday 2020

Celebrating Catechetical Sunday 2020

The new Directory for Catechesis clearly confirms the relationship between evangelization and catechesis, one simply cannot exist without the other.

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DRVC Synod

The Synod on Synodality 2021-2023

Pope Francis invites the Church to reflect on a theme that is decisive for its life and mission: “It is precisely this path of synodality which God expects of the Church of the third millennium.”

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10 Pointers for Prayer

Finding time for prayer can seem impossible. Amid the busyness of family life, how can one respond to God’s ongoing invitation to speak with and listen to Him?

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Special Needs

Special Needs Masses

All are welcome to pray with and for persons with special needs throughout the diocese!

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