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Mondays, July 15, 22 & 29

Therese of Lisieux and Ignatius Loyola in Conversation on Prayer and the Challenges of Daily Living, Oceanside

7:30- 8:30 p.m. Tabor House – St. Anthony’s Chapel, 60 Anchor Ave. Oceanside. RSVP to Karen 516.675.4012 / ksuero@jesuits.org

 

Thursday, July 18

Regional Prayer Meeting, Freeport

Diocese of Rockville Centre Office of the Charismatic Renewal’s Regional Prayer Meeting will be Thursday July 18, at 7 p.m. at Grover’s Dock (God’s Dock) 175 Woodcleft Ave., Freeport. Guest speaker: Rob Valienti. Winds of Flame/ In the Way music ministries.

 

Friday, July 19

School of Missionary Disciples Information Session, Riverhead

St. John the Evangelist, 546 St. John’s Place, Riverhead, NY 11901, Parish Center – Room # 6, (school building across from rectory). 7 p.m. For more information contact Maria Elena Barbieri 516-678-5800 ext. 540, mbarbieri@drvc.org or visit www.drvc-faith.org/adult-formation

 

Saturday, July 20

Reunion, St. Vincent de Paul Elementary, Elmont

Members of the Class of 1969 of St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School, Elmont will gather to celebrate their 50th Reunion on July 20, 2019. The Reunion Luncheon will be held at Jameson’s Bar and Grill, 157 Tulip Avenue, Floral Park, from 12 noon to 4 pm. For information and registration, please contact Maureen Kiley Daniels, mcvkd@verizon.net.

 

Saturday & Sunday, July 20 and 21

Garage Sale, Hicksville

St. Ignatius Loyola Parish, Hicksville, is hosting a Garage Sale. Also July 27 and 28.  Currently  collecting  items at the Old School train side parking lot on the following dates and times: May 13 from 1 p.m.—4 p.m., May 31 from 4 p.m.—7 p.m., June 15 from 10 a.m.—1 p.m., June 21 from 2 p.m.—5 p.m. Accepting furniture, household items, collectables, jewelry and accessories (e.g. handbags, scarves), bric-a-brac, toys and baby items, tools, electronics, garden items, books, only unused clothing with store tags, etc. Sorry, no used clothing or shoes. For more information call Barbara @ 516-935-5576 or Karen @ 516-937-5527

 

Tuesday, July 23

Bus Trip to the Sands Casino, Bethlehem, PA

Trip hosted by Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Hicksville, NY.  Cost: $43 per person, which includes the driver’s tip. $30 slot play. Please arrive at 8:30 a.m.,  return approx. 8:30 p.m., Parking: # 999 So. Oyster Bay Road (dead end). Reservations: call Barbara at (516) 935-5576. Please make checks payable to CDA. **The first to pay is the first on the bus, etc. **

 

Wednesday, July 24

School of Missionary Disciples Information Session Spanish Community, Central Islip

St. John of God Pastoral Center – Cafeteria (basement), Spanish Community. 7 p.m. For more information contact Maria Elena Barbieri 516-678-5800 ext. 540, mbarbieri@drvc.org or visit www.drvc-faith.org/adult-formation

 

Wednesdays, July 24 & August 28

Workplace Spirituality, Oceanside

7:15 – 9 p.m. Tabor House – St. Anthony’s Chapel, 60 Anchor Ave., Oceanside. RSVP to Karen 516.675.4012 / ksuero@jesuits.org

 

Wednesday, July 31

On the Horizon: Composing for Today’s Church, Huntington

Father Ricky Manolo, CSP, will speak on July 31, 7 -9 p.m. at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, 440 West Neck Road, Huntington. What is the state of liturgical music for today’s Church? Father Ricky will share some of his own insights and reveal his compositional method and craft as we explore the current forecast. Cost is $15 per person for those registered by July 17 or $25 per person for those registered after July 17 or on-site. Payment must be made by the night of the event. Register online at www.liturgicalmusicinstitute.org. Email music@icseminary.edu for more information.

 

Thursday, August 29

Healing Mass, Freeport

Diocese of Rockville Centre Office of the Charismatic Renewal Healing Mass, Thursday August 29, at  7 p.m. Celebrant: Father Jeffry Dillon. Our Holy Redeemer RC Church, 37 S. Ocean Ave. Freeport.

 

Tuesdays, September 17, 24, October 1st, 8, 15, 22

Book Discussion, Oceanside

Book discussion lead by Karen Silver on “A Friendship Like No Other” by William Barry, S.J.  *Attendees are responsible for purchasing the book. Throughout “A Friendship Like No Other: Experiencing God’s Amazing Embrace,” renowned spiritual director William Barry, S.J., explores the premise that God wants to relate to us as a close friend. Grounded in biblical tradition and with a clear focus on Ignatian spirituality, this book offers a fresh, heart-changing approach to living joyfully in the freedom of the divine embrace. Tuesdays, Tabor House – St. Anthony’s Chapel,  60 Anchor Ave., Oceanside, RSVP to Karen 516.675.4012 / ksuero@jesuits.org

 

Thursday, October 17

Nassau County Boy Scouts Design, Construction, and Real Estate Dinner, East Meadow

The Nassau County Boy Scouts of America, Theodore Roosevelt Council will hold its annual Design, Construction and Real Estate Dinner at The Carltun at Eisenhower Park on October 17th to benefit local Scouting programs. Former New York Giant Sean Landeta will be the guest speaker and this year’s honoree is Anthony Bartone, managing partner, Terwilliger & Bartone Properties of Farmingdale. Sponsorship opportunities and registration forms here.

 

 


Pilgrimages

Greece & Turkey, October 8-19

Father Richard McAlear, OMI invites you to join him on a pilgrimage to Greece & Turkey with a 4-day Aegean Cruise, October 8-19, 2019 ”In the Footsteps of St. Paul” Mass will be celebrated daily. Visit www.frmac.org/pilgrimages for more information. Fr Richard McAlear, OMI Ministry of Hope & Healing. frmacministry@aol.com.


 

REUNIONS

 

Saturday, June 22

Kellenberg Memorial Reunion
All members of Kellenberg Memorial’s classes of 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014 are invited to return to campus on Saturday, June 22, 2019, to celebrate their 20, 15, 10, and 5-year reunions (respectively). The evening will begin with Mass at 6 PM, followed by private cocktail parties for each class from 7 to 10 PM. For more information or to register online, please visit www.kellenberg.org/reunion. If you have any questions, please contact Director of Alumni Mr. Thomas Huggard at alumni@kellenberg.org or (516) 292-0200 x375.

 

Saturday, July 20

Reunion, St. Vincent de Paul Elementary, Elmont

Members of the Class of 1969 of St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School, Elmont will gather to celebrate their 50th Reunion on July 20, 2019. The Reunion Luncheon will be held at Jameson’s Bar and Grill, 157 Tulip Avenue, Floral Park, from 12 noon to 4 pm. For information and registration, please contact Maureen Kiley Daniels, mcvkd@verizon.net.

 

October 12

St. Anthony of Padua School, East Northport

Calling all classmates from 1958 to 1992 for a reunion October 12 in the school auditorium. For information contact the reunion committee stanthonyofpaduareunionenpt@yahoo.com or on Facebook Saint Anthony reunion

 

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

Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Freeport

Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place 24/7 [except during the Sacred Triduum, Holy Thursday-Easter Sunday] at Our Holy Redeemer Perpetual Adoration Chapel located at 37 South Ocean Avenue Freeport, NY 11520. The Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Most Holy Eucharist is perpetually exposed for adoration by the faithful in personal silent prayer and the chapel is accessible to anyone with a key. The key and more information may be obtained at the parish rectory [same address] during office hours Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m.-12 Noon; 1:00 -5:00 p.m., telephone number: 516-378-0665.

 

Our Redeemer Lives Prayer Group, Freeport

Tuesday evenings

Our Redeemer Lives Prayer Group is a Spirit-filled prayer group with praise, song, scripture reading and sharing. It provides continuing support for personal growth. Experience that personal relationship with Jesus Christ that makes Liturgy come alive.
Group meets every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.. 2nd floor prayer room of Our Holy Redeemer School on 87 Pine St. Enter through left set of doors. Ring bell if there is no one at door. Contact Deacon Bruce Burnham (516)943-8306 for further information.

 

Monthly Family Rosary Night, Freeport

Third Friday of the month
The Holy Rosary is led by one of the priests for the intentions of life, marriage and religious liberty. All are welcome! For information contact 516-378-0665 or visit the parish website.  Special months of May and October, procession outside takes place with light refreshments.  Third Friday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at Our Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church at 37 South Ocean Avenue Freeport, NY 11520.
“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.