COVID-19 Vaccine

Over the past month or so, we have received questions and concerns over the COVID-19 vaccine.  We had put out a few things on our website from the USCCB and from the Diocese regarding the vaccine.  This information is found on our website at https://iccwhb.org/2020/12/moral-questions-regarding-the-new-covid-19-vaccines/.  At this moment in time there are few alternatives to…

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!  With less than a week away, we are finishing up our final preparations for Christmas.  While this year as been very different and difficult, we will make it to Christmas!  I pray that it is a day filled with peace and joy for your family and friends.  This Monday, we have the Sacrament…

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The Sacrament of Reconciliation and the Tradition of La Posada

Sacrament of Reconciliation The Monday before Christmas, we will have additional opportunities for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  A priest will be available in the confessional after the 8am Mass, from 4-5pm and followed by our annual Advent penance service in the midst of Exposition at 7pm.  These additional opportunities help us in our relationship with…

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A Little Fundraiser

We have designed a Parish Christmas Card.  We are selling them 8 for $10.  We decided that this would be a nice little fundraiser for our Parish.  Also, we still have Cookbooks from the 100th Anniversary of the Parish.  If you would like one, since more people are cooking nowadays because of the pandemic they…

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Returning to Mass

For about 3 months now, the Parish has resumed Masses.  Initially in modified schedule, but now at our usual schedule of 5pm Saturday, 8am, 9:30am and 11am in English on Sunday and 5pm in Spanish on Sunday.  We continue to do weekend Masses in the Parish Center as we have more capacity and keep everyone…

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A New Resident

Diocesan Assignments have been delayed due to the pandemic.  So what would normally have taken place in June is now taking place in August!  On Wednesday, we will welcome a new resident, Fr. Richard Hoerning.  He is retiring as Pastor of St. Agnes in Greenport and will reside in the rectory at Immaculate Conception.  I…

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House Blessings

There is a tradition during the Easter Season of blessing families and homes. If you would like to have your home and family blessed contact Religious Education at religioused@iccwhb.org or if you do not have email, you can call and leave a message 631-288-4188. Then Father Mike will schedule a blessing of you, your family…

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