Mardi Gras

Tuesday, February 25th is Mardi Gras.  A time for celebration before the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday.  With celebration in mind, I would like to invite you to a little Mardi Gras Party in the Parish Center at 6pm on Tuesday, February 25th.   The whole parish is invited to this event as we celebrate…

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The Precious Blood

We have received a few questions regarding the distribution of the Precious Blood at Mass.  In many parishes in our Diocese and across the country have stopped offering the Precious Blood.  Many are concerned about the new Coronavirus.  The Flu is typically more of a concern as it is highly contagious and can affect many…

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Annual Report

Every year, we publish an annual report.  It is a way to communicate the stewardship of the resources of the parish to the parish community.  Over the past fiscal year, we were able to put a speaker in the narthex and fix the hand rails at the entrances of the Church.  We also completed our…

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St. Agnes Medal

On Sunday, Amabilia Estrada Ruiz was honored by Bishop Barres with the St. Agnes Medal.  Amabilia has been a leader in our Hispanic Community for many years.  She is active in religious education and Spanish baptismal ministry.  She is a leader in our charismatic renewal, the Summer Benefit committee and the parish council.  Congratulations to…

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Homeless Ministry

For over 10 years, the Parish has participated in Maureen’s Haven.  Maureen’s Haven is a non-for-profit organization which helps shelter the homeless in cooperation with various houses of worship on the East End of Long Island.  Their season run from October to March/April.  Our parish shelters the homeless on the Second and Fourth Sundays of…

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RCIA

RCIA or the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is a process for an adult who has not been baptized or has not received First Communion and/or Confirmation.  It is also for those who wish to become Catholic but were baptized into a different Christian community.  It is a process where a person learns about…

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Parish Census

Over the past few months, I have written about the parish’s goal of improving communication.  One way we do this is by updating our records.  We have invested in a database system so that we might be able to improve communication with ministries and the parish at large.  You should have or will receive a…

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Young Adults

Over the past year, the Diocese of Rockville Centre has been trying to reach out to young adults (ages 21-39).  Last year, they held a BBQ and Holy Hour at the Basilica of Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary in Southampton.  This year the event will be held at the Basilica again on Thursday, July…

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Youth Group BBQ!

Our youth group, Immaculate Conception Youth Leadership Ministry (ICYLM), has been meeting during the year on Tuesday evenings.  They have planned a BBQ for Youth (Incoming 8th Graders to Graduated 12th graders) for Saturday July 13th after the 5pm Mass outside of the Parish Center.  There will be Volleyball, and other games and activities.  This…

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