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Tuesday, April 25

Night of Intecessory Prayer for Priests of the Diocese, Multiple Locations

Join in adoration and prayer for the priest of the Diocese of Rockville Centre from 6 to 10 p.m.  St. Rosalie Church, Hampton Bays, St. Anthony of Padua, East Northport and St. Agnes Cathedral (Adoration Chapel), Rockville Centre.

 

Thursday,  April 27

St. Brigid/Our Lady of Hope Regional School 2017 Annual Fashion Show, Westbury

Relive the glitz and glam of the roaring 20′s at the St. Brigid/Our Lady of Hope Regional School Dinner & Fashion Show “Great Gatsby Evening” at the Westbury Manor on April 27 at 6:30 p.m. Four course dinner, open bar and fashions by Lord & Taylor and the opportunity to win fabulous prizes such as a 5-day/4-night trip to Cancun, tickets to Hello Dolly (starring Bette Midler), a diamond necklace from Fortunoff Fine Jewelry, plus many, many more. Visit www.stbolh.org for more information including sponsorship opportunities. Email ticket requests ($70 pp) and questions to fashionshow@stbolh.org or call Mary at (516) 250-6704 or Noreen at (516) 695-9515

 

April 27-30

Women’s Cursillo Retreat, Glen Cove

Women’s cursillo at St. Josaphats Retreat House, 1 East Beach Drive, Glen Cove. For more information contact Beth Barker 631-831-6074 or beth1160@optonline.net

 

Friday, April 28

24th Annual CYO of Long Island Role Model Awards Dinner, Jericho

Everyone is welcome to join the CYO of Long Island as they recognize volunteers from Long Island who have given countless hours to youth athletic programs in their parishes. Tickets cost $95. The event will include cocktails, dinner and raffles. Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7 p.m., Milleridge Cottage, 585 N. Broadway, Jericho. For tickets and information, please contact Maryellen at Maryellen@cyons.org or call 516-433-1145 x 20

 

Saturday, April 29

Mass in Memory of Deceased Children, Westbury
St. Brigid Catholic Church, 75 Post Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590 at 1 p.m. Please call parish center (516-334-0021) and submit the name of the child whom you want to have remembered at the Mass. http://saintbrigid.net

 

Saturday & Sunday, April 29-30

White Elephant Tag Sale, Island Park

Sacred Heart’s pre-Feast White Elephant Tag Sales will be held in the  parish center.  Something for everyone. All proceeds go to Sacred Heart Church. Saturday, April 29th 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday, April 30th 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 301 Long Beach Road, Island Park, NY 11558. Previews Mondays and Fridays 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Sunday, April 30

Friars Golden Kids Carnival, South Huntington

St. Anthony’s High School hosts its annual Carnival for children with special needs and their families. The event will take place in the Student Center of St. Anthony’s High School from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The day will include inflatables, carnival games, dancing, face painting, bubbles, chalk, a variety of sports, a photo booth, a quiet coloring area and other appropriate activities for our guests. A late lunch/early dinner will also be provided. There is no cost to families, although donations are gratefully accepted at Check-in and are greatly appreciated to offset the cost of the day. 275 Wolf Hill Road, South Huntington, NY 11747. (631) 271-2020 Ext. 314. friarsgoldenkidscarnival@gmail.com. Click here for registration information, registration due by April 24.

 

Sunday, April 30

Military Bridge, Hicksville

St. Ignatius Loyola, Hicksville, Catholic Daughters is hosting Military Bridge. Where: Msgr. Tarrant Hall. (Msgr. Tarrant Hall is in the St. Ignatius Old School on East Nicolai Street, behind the church.) The Hall is handicapped accessible. Time: Doors open at 1:30 p.m…The game starts promptly at 2:00. Cost: $10.00 per person. Cake & coffee/ tea are included. Everyone will go home with a beautiful prize! For reservations call Alice at 516-433-7857. Walk-ins are welcome.

 

Saturday, May 6
Spirituality For Singles, Williston Park
 Monthly Singles Gathering will be Saturday, May 6, at  8:30 p.m., St. Aidan Parish, 510 Willis Ave., Williston Park, NY, 11596. Our Monthly gathering for singles ages 35+; discussion & socialization ;$5.00 donation – snacks, pizza and beverages will be served. This gathering will feature noted author and musician Alex Basile. Contact: Ray (516) 561-6994 or spiritualityforsingles@gmail.com

 

Saturday, May 6

Kentucky Derby Party, Mineola

Saturday May 6th 4  to 8 p.m., $15 per person —  hot and cold buffet, cookies, coffee, cash bar, racing games, 50/50, raffle. Knights of Columbus, downstairs in members lounge, 186 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola. Contact Tom Kelly 516-414-2229 tomkely11501@gmail.com

 

Saturday, May 6

Magnificat Breakfast, Uniondale

Magnificat, Ministry to Catholic Women, invites women to a breakfast on Saturday, May 6th, at The Hofstra Club in Uniondale at 9:45 a.m. Speaker will be Allison Ricciardi, who is a licensed Mental Health Counselor in practice for over 24 years. Allison, a frequent guest on Catholic Radio Programs, will be sharing her powerful testimony of trusting in the Lord, persevering in prayer, and God’s faithfulness. The Breakfast is $35 per person, and pre-registration is required. Please make checks payable to “Magnificat” and mail to: Judy Murphy, 42 Pinehurst Street, Lido Beach, NY 11561. Checks must be received by April 30th. Payment will not be accepted at the door. For additional information, please contact Judy at (917) 453-5750. Come and bring a friend for a morning of fellowship, refreshment and worship!

 

 

Saturday & Sunday, May 6-7

White Elephant Tag Sale, Island Park

Sacred Heart’s pre-Feast White Elephant Tag Sales will be held in the  parish center.  Something for everyone. All proceeds go to Sacred Heart Church. Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday,  9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 301 Long Beach Road, Island Park, NY 11558. Previews Mondays and Fridays 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Sunday, May 7

Spring Concert, Lindenhurst

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Music Ministry presents a Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7, at 7 p.m. in the church, 210 S. Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst. Featuring the youth choir, adult choir, cantors and instrumentalists performing sacred music from a variety of styles. Requested offering $10 adults;  $5 for senior citizens and students;  $20 for the whole family. Refreshments and raffle prizes will follow in the auditorium. For information: 631-2267725, ext. 210

 

Sunday, May 7

Book Talk in the Seminary Library, Huntington

“Paul of Tarsus: Missionary, Theologian, Mystic and Martyr.” Free book talk in the Seminary Library in Huntington at 2 p.m. Popular professor Dr. Alexander Burke will explain how Paul is the most influential and significant saint in the history of the Church, and yet at the same time, he is the most controversial and the most denigrated saint in the history of the Church. For more details: libraryweb@icseminary.edu or 631-423-0483 x 141

 

Sunday, May 7

Teacher’s Communion Breakfast, Huntington

Catholic Teachers in Public Schools Communion Breakfast, 11 a.m. Mass; Noon Brunch & Presentation, Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, 440 West Neck Road, Huntington, NY 11743, to register call 516-678-5800.

 

Saturday, May 13

The Best Baby Shower, Rockville Centre

Mercy Medical Center invites the community to free event for expectant mothers. Saturday, May 13th, 2– 4 p.m., Mercy Medical Center, 1000 North Village Ave., Rockville Centre. Afternoon of fun, information and giveaways! For more information and to register contact 516-62-MERCY.

 

Tuesday, May 16

Our Lady of Mercy Prayer Group 45th Anniversary, Hicksville

Come celebrate with us our 45th Anniversary. Date: May 16th, 2017  Time: 7:30 p.m. Where: Our Lady’s Chapel. Celebrant: Father Benjamin Uzegbunam. Fellowship and refreshments to follow. 500 South Oyster Bay Road, Hicksville, NY

Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21

White Elephant Tag Sale, Island Park

Sacred Heart’s pre-Feast White Elephant Tag Sales will be held in the  parish center.  Something for everyone. All proceeds go to Sacred Heart Church. Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday,  9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 301 Long Beach Road, Island Park, NY 11558. Previews Mondays and Fridays 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21

White Elephant Tag Sale, Island Park

Sacred Heart’s pre-Feast White Elephant Tag Sales will be held in the parish center. Something for everyone. All proceeds go to Sacred Heart Church. Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 301 Long Beach Road, Island Park, NY 11558. Previews Mondays and Fridays 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Saturday, June 3

Dancing with St. Anthony’s Stars, East Northport

June 3rd at 7 p.m., St. Anthony of Padua Parish Hall, Located at Trinity Regional School, 1025 5th Ave, East Northport, NY 11731.  $45 per person, includes hot buffet dinner, beer, wine soda, dessert and show. As on the TV show, there will be a panel of qualified judges, but you know the most important judge is the audience! So come – enjoy, be inspired, vote, and maybe even throw a tomato! Tickets on sale now. For information contact Deborah Liguori at the rectory office (631) 261-1077

 

Wednesday, June 7

Golf Outing, Wading River

Golf outing to benefit Parish Outreach program at St. Jude’s, Mastic Beach. Scramble format, continental breakfast, BBQ lunch, open bar, raffles, prize holes. Great Rock Golf Club, Wading River. Call Matt Kruk at 631-281-0800 or rectory at 631-281-5743.

 

Friday, June 9

Charity Golf Outing, Dinner and Auction, Manorville

The Knights of Columbus Council 5817 in Wading River is hosting its 9th annual Charity Fundraiser Golf Outing, Dinner and Auction. The event will be held on June 9, 2017 at Rock Hill in Manorville. Outing will honor Boots on the Ground NY, a local Long Island veteran’s charity group aiding in many phases of care for Long Island veterans and their families in need. Also continues to support of the Lt. Michael O’Shea Service Award Fund which is awarded to local teens for the service to the parish community. A portion of the proceeds will also benefit Little Flower Catholic Children’s Services as well as benefiting St. John the Baptist’s Catholic Outreach services. Cost is $150 for golfers and $50 for non-golfer dinner guests. Day will include a full lunch, greens fees, cart, on-course beverages and snacks, cocktail hour, dinner and a 3-hour open bar. Hole in One contest sponsored by Atlantic Hyundai. Try your skill or luck at winning a car or other prizes For information or to register or sponsor, please visit www.kofc5817golf.com or email kofc5817@gmail.com

 

Starting June 26

Summer Educational Program, West Hempstead

St. Thomas the Apostle School in West Hempstead will be offering an exciting, new Summer Program this year for students entering Nursery through Grade 4 this September. The 4-week program will run from June 26 through July 21, 8:00 am to 11:30 am each day. It will include a variety of activities including STEM, arts and crafts, reading enrichment, Spanish language, dance, fitness and more. Program details and brochures are available on the school web site at http://www.stthomasschool.net/. Contact school office at 516-481-9310 for more information.

 

Friday, June 23

Annual Beauty of the Spirit Luncheon, Woodbury

The Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, N.Y. will host their 16th annual Beauty of the Spirit Luncheon at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. The annual luncheon celebrates the spirit and strength of women.  The keynote speaker is Sister Honora Nolty, OP, Director of Development at RENEW International in Plainfield, NJ, a Catholic organization fostering spiritual renewal, evangelization, catechesis and faith formation through small Christian communities. Carol Silva, News 12 Long Island anchor and journalist, will return to emcee this year’s event. There will be an array of raffles, auction baskets, as well as a 50/50 raffle at the event. Tickets are $75 per person – deadline for required reservations is June 16th. Proceeds benefit the Sisters of St. Dominic’s retired and elderly Sisters. To register online, visit https://www.sistersofstdominic.org/event/beauty-of-the-spirit-luncheon/. For tickets and additional information contact Susan Jappell, 631-842-6000 ext. 246.

 

Monday, July 10

Knights of Columbus Golf Outing, Glen Cove
Glen Cove Golf Club, 7 a.m. shotgun start. $140 per golfer.  Hole sponsors needed $100. Hot and cold buffet and open bar back at the Knights of Columbus, 186 Jericho Turnpike Mineola NY 11501. Contact Kenny Lyons 516-428-6794.

 

Saturday, September 16

Catechetical Congress 2017, West Islip

Save the Date! St. John the Baptist High School, West Islip
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Congress will include:  Morning Prayer; Workshops and Presentations in English and Spanish; Keynote Presentation; Workshops (On Catechist Formation,Chastity Education, Technology, Children’s Liturgy of the Word, RCIA and many more); Publisher’s Exhibits; Mass with Blessing for all Catechists

 


 

PILGRIMAGES

Father Don Baier, Pastor of St. Frances Cabrini in Coram is leading a pilgrimage to Rome and Naples, Italy from September 11 – 20, 2017. Air from JFK. Holy Mass everyday. Breakfast and Dinner daily. For a flyer or more information please call Cathie or Mike Milano at 631-569-2620 or the parish at 631-732-8445.

 

Mike Milano from Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Patchogue is leading a pilgrimage to the Mexico Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe December 9 – 14, 2017. Air from JFK. Holy Mass everyday. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner daily. For a flyer or more information please call Cathie or Mike Milano at 631-569-2620

 

 


 

REUNIONS

October 7, 2017

50th Reunion for 1967 Graduates of St Michael’s HS, East New York
Contact Kathy Hawkins Baldassare: 2kitkat@optonline.net

 

St. John of God and Our Lady of Providence Regional School Graduates

Our Lady of Providence Regional School (formally St. John of God School) is reaching out to all SJOG and OLPOP graduates, to become a member of the SJOG / OLOP Alumni Association. As a member you will receive Alumni Newsletters that will take you “down memory lane,”  update you on activities in the school and announce dates for alumni events and reunions. Please send your information (name, address, e mail, phone #, year graduated)  to sjogno1@aol.com /631 234 6535 ext 135.

   

 

Daughters of Wisdom seeking to reconnect

Do you remember the Daughters of Wisdom, who served so faithfully in this area for many years in various ways? The Sisters would like to reconnect with their former students, patients and friends and they invite you to send in your contact information. You will receive their mailings and their newsletter, Wellsprings, and keep up to date on the current activities and ministries of the Sisters. To be added to our mailing lists, please send your contact information via e-mail to rmullane@daughtersofwisdom.org or by calling us at 631-277-2660, ext. 17, or by mail at Daughters of Wisdom, 385 Ocean Avenue, Islip, NY 11751, attention: Rosalie Mullane. You are also invited to view our website at www.daughtersofwisdom.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

 


 

 

ONGOING EVENTS


“Life Goes On” Cancer Support Group
Meets every Wednesday
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
St. Agatha Conference Room, 2nd Floor Annex
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
For more information, or to register please call (631) 376-4444

Prostate Cancer Support Group
Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Agatha Conference Room, 2nd Floor Annex
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
For more information, or to register please call (631) 376-4444

Breast Cancer Support Group
Meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Agatha Conference Room, 2nd Floor Annex
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
For more information, or to register please call (631) 376-4444

“Look Good Feel Better” Support Group
Meets the 4th Monday of every month
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
St. Agatha Conference Room, 2nd Floor Annex
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
For more information, or to register please call (631) 376-4444

 

11th Step Meeting, Sayville

Mass at 7:00 pm followed by an 11th Step Meeting on the first Sunday of every month. Refreshments are served.
St. Lawrence the Martyr  212 West Main St.,  Sayville, Father  Kevin Gruber: 631 589-0042

 

Padre Pio Prayer Group

On every First Friday of the month, Holy Name of Jesus Church (690 Woodbury Road, Woodbury) hosts a Padre Pio Prayer Group gathering. There is a 7 pm Holy Hour with Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet and confessions, and an 8 pm Mass followed by Veneration of the Glove of St. Padre Pio and then a social gathering with refreshments.

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa or Michael at 516-364-7119.

 

Blood pressure screenings

Good Samaritan Nursing Home offers free blood pressure screenings at the Sayville Library, 88 Greene St., Sayville, on the first Wednesday of each month from 2 – 3 p.m.  For more information,  call Good Samaritan Nursing Home at 631-224-2400.

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center offers free blood pressure screenings at the West Islip Public Library, 3 Higbie Lane, West Islip, on the first Wednesday of each month from 2 – 3 p.m.  For more information, call Our Lady of Consolation’s Community Relations Office at 631-465-6433.
 

 

1st and 3rd Monday – – Stepping Out Widows and Widowers Club

Stepping Out is a social group of men and women who have experienced the loss of a beloved spouse and feel it is time to enjoy the friendship of other widows and widowers. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, 2 to 4 p.m, September through June in the Delaney (St. James) Parish Center Hall. At the meetings we have various programs, speakers, dinners, parties or play cards and games and always end our meetings with coffee, tea and cake. New members are always welcome and may attend two meetings before becoming members. Any questions please call Ruth Miller at 516-735-8048 or St. James Parish Center, 516-731-3710.

 

Family/Caregiver Support Group Meetings, West Islip

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center is offering Family/Caregiver Support Group Meetings. Caregivers are often so busy caring for others that they tend to neglect their own emotional, physical and spiritual health. These meetings are open to the community and are being held the second Tuesday of each month 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm in the Board Room of the Care Center in West Islip. Led by social workers from Good Shepherd Hospice and Our Lady of Consolation, each meeting will offer information regarding how to deal with stress/emotions, coping mechanisms, adjusting to new roles, caring for yourself, end-of-life issues, community resources, and all-around support. Free of charge, the group is open to all community members. Registration is recommended. For further information please call 631-587-1600 x8337.

 

Good Shepherd Hospice’s Ongoing General Bereavement Support Group – Rockville Centre

Where: Mercy Medical Center

1000 North Village Ave Rockville Center

When: Every Wednesday Evening / 6:30PM-8:00PM

No registration required. Please call (516) 465-6262 with any questions.

 

Breastfeeding Café, Babylon
Every Thursday, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
661 Deer Park Avenue, Babylon
For more information, please call (631) 376-4444

 

 

Spanish Speaking Caregiver Support Group, Freeport
The Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Chapter: Every fourth Wednesday of the month, 1 – 2 p.m., Freeport Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520.Register: 800.272.3900

 

RELIGION AND ROCK

Tune into “Religion and Rock” with Msgr. Jim Vlaun on Sundays from 7- 8 a.m. on WBAB 102.3 FM or 95.3 FM on Long Island’s East End. Listen on Saturdays at 11 p.m. on Sirius Radio, Channel 159, the Catholic Channel and at 11 p.m.  on XM Satellite, Channel 117.  To listen online or receive more information regarding Religion and Rock go to www.ReligionandRock.com or at “Religion & Rock” on ITUNES.