St. Patrick's Online Bulletin

Jesus Came, Saw, and Conquered Evil

11-29-2020Msgr. Ellsworth R. Walden

Veni, Vidi, Vici. These three Latin words were spoken by Julius Caesar after a victory in the first century. They mean “I came, I saw, I conquered.” Today we begin a new Church year with the First Sunday of Advent. At our Masses, we will listen to the prophets speak of the hopes for a Messiah. Why do we need a Messiah? To not ask that question or see that need is to be what Fr. Liu spoke of in one of his pithy Chinese sayings, it is to be a frog at the bottom of the well.

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Announcements & Events

Reach for a Star

Our Reach for a Star program enables parishioners to bring some Christmas joy to families in need. To request a star, please call 631-265-2668 or email spposm@optonline.net. Read all the details here.

St. Patrick Parish Social Ministry

As the holiday season approaches, let us consider the many blessings God has given us

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Wedding Banns

Second Time:
Michelle Lorentzen, St. Patrick, Smithtown
Logan Driscoll, Assumption of the BVM, Centereach

First Friday Adoration

Add Fri, Dec 4 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (every first Friday of the month)

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament following the 12:10pm Mass and concluding with Benediction at 2:30pm

First Saturday Devotion

Add Sat, Dec 5 @ 8:00 AM (every first Saturday of the month)

A special time of prayer. Rosary beads and prayers available in the church.

Happy Anniversary

Add Sun, Dec 6 (every first Sunday of the month)

All couples who are celebrating their anniversary that month are invited to come forward and receive a special blessing for married couples. We encourage all to participate in this special tribute.

National Night of Prayer for Life

Add Tue, Dec 8 @ 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Prayers, Rosary and Benediction
Come and pray in unity with churches around the country.

Parent Bereavement Group

Add Tue, Dec 8 @ 7:00 PM (every second Tuesday of the month)

Parish Outreach also offers a monthly bereavement group for those who have lost an adult child. The group meets at 7:00pm in the Parish Outreach Center on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.

If you have lost an adult child within the last few years and would welcome the support and comfort of others who can understand your pain, please call Outreach at 631-265-2668.

St. Patrick’s Church Blood Drive

Add Thu, Dec 17 @ 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Thu, Dec 17th from 4:00pm to 8:30pm in Canning Hall Watch the bulletin for more information.