We continue to ask for your patience, understanding and compassion as we serve you as best we can through these complex and very challenging times. It is at this exact moment that our faith is most needed. When you cannot attend Mass, you are encouraged to read the Gospels, pray with your families, and join… Continue Reading Friday, May 29 Message from Father Mike
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 email@example.com 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… Continue Reading House Blessings
Easter greeting in English:
An invitation to enter into Holy Week!
We hope you can join us tomorrow at 9:30am for our first live streamed Mass.
Dear Friends in Christ, Today, March 16, 2020, the Diocese of Rockville Centre announced that ALL Masses (weekday and weekends), liturgies, devotions, meetings, and non-essential activities in all parishes are suspended or postponed through April 14, 2020. This will include Holy Week and Easter liturgies. These will be available to watch online. We hope to… Continue Reading March 16 Coronavirus Update
Message from Father Mike, Saturday March 14.
Over the past few weeks at Immaculate Conception, we have implemented some health and safety protocols during this virus season. Principally we have stopped offering the Chalice to the lay faithful out of an abundance of caution, and followed the Diocesan directive to omit the exchange of the sign of peace at Mass. When I… Continue Reading Health Considerations during Virus Season
One of the major practices in Lent is Almsgiving, giving to the poor and the needy. As we fast, we give up something or do without something. Often a food or drink, which makes us think of our need for God. In line with fasting is Almsgiving, the money we might otherwise use for buying… Continue Reading Almsgiving
As we enter the Season of Lent, we are adding some additional devotions and events. Mondays with the Lord: On Mondays in Lent at 8pm, we will have Exposition and Preached Adoration ending with Night Prayer. Fridays with the Saints: Fridays in Lent at 5:30pm, we will have pizza and a movie on a Saint… Continue Reading Lent
Wednesday, February 26th is Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence. For members of the Roman Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted… Continue Reading Ash Wednesday
Over the past few years, we have noticed that the façade of the Bell Tower of the Church has deteriorated. Our first fear was with regard to safety but after having an engineer out to look there was no worries of the wooden façade falling off the tower. Over the past few months, we have… Continue Reading Bell Tower
While we often speak of Respect Life in terms of against abortion, Respect Life is much broader than that. We look to take care of all life from conception to natural death, from the unborn, to the infirm, the imprisoned, the abused, and the dying. We look to compassionately care for all. Often overlooked are… Continue Reading Project Rachel
Every year around the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the March for Life takes place to pray to change and protest the Supreme Court’s decision for legalized abortion in our country. The March for Life gathers thousands from all over the country as they pray and march. This year the March will take place on… Continue Reading Respect Life
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… Continue Reading Annual Report
To visit the Sick is one of the Corporal Works of Mercy. We have very dedicated volunteers who visit the sick and bring the Eucharist to those who cannot come to Church. On Sundays, our homebound ministers go to Westhampton Care Center and Villa to distribute communion to the residents there. While we rotate teams… Continue Reading Ministry to the Homebound