Thank you Fr. Roy!

Thank you Fr. Roy!

Dear ICC Family, We had an awesome mission this week with over 80 people! Fr. Roy is an amazing speaker who’s been to the Holy Land 19 times. He makes connections between the Old and the New Testaments that I never heard of before. I told him that I wanted to join him on his…

Choir Loft and other Music News

Choir Loft and other Music News

Dear ICC Family, Last weekend, the choir sounded amazing, partly because we now utilize the choir loft. Bobby Peterson, our Music Director, and Shawn Pinson, our Sacristan, spent days cleaning it out and bringing up all necessary equipment (keyboard, speakers, etc.). Every night, I saw one of their cars parked in the back parking lot…

Preparing for Easter

Preparing for Easter

Dear ICC Family, In order to prepare for Easter, we are having a LENTEN RETREAT led by Fr. Roy Tvrdik on Sunday, February 25th and Monday through Wednesday, February 26th – 28th at 7:00pm in the Church. In addition we are going to have “double Holy Hours” at 12:00pm AND at 7:00pm as well on…

Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration

Dear ICC Family, I recently received a complaint because I allowed Shawn, our sacristan, to expose and repose the Blessed Sacrament during Holy Hour. Although Shawn is not an ordained minister (a priest or a deacon) he is an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion. According to canon law 943, an EM is allowed to expose…

Adopt-a-Family

Adopt-a-Family

Dear ICC Family, I was overwhelmed by the Adopt-a-Family program in action this week! So many beautifully wrapped presents for so many families were collected this year… as it is every year! A special shout out to Kristin Kalisak, who runs the program. She really puts her faith into practice! What I didn’t realize is…

Farewell, Fr. Richard

Farewell, Fr. Richard

Dear ICC Family, Fr. Richard has informed me that he will be leaving Immaculate Conception Parish on Tuesday, December 12. He will be moving to Mattituck to live with Fr. Mike Bartholomew. As per his wishes, Fr. Richard will not have a farewell Mass or reception. His last Mass here will be Sunday, December 10th…