St. Patrick's Online Bulletin
Jesus Came, Saw, and Conquered Evil11-29-2020Msgr. 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.READ MORE
Announcements & Events
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.
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.