In the Neighborhood

In the Neighborhood

Annual Catholic Charismatic Conference— Aug 2-4 at Scranton University in Scranton, Pa. This year’s theme is, “O Lord, my God, I cried out to you for help and you healed me.” - Psalm 30:2 Pope Francis has been quoted to say, “Jesus is The Good Sheppard…the One who heals.” A bus has been charted and will be picking up at St. Cyril and Methodius Parish in Deer Park and at Our Holy Redeemer in Freeport. Please call Anna Baciuska 516-776-5750 for registration / information.

Blood Drive—Holy Cross Parish in Nesconset will hold its annual Blood Drive on Tue, Jul 23 from 2:30-8:15pm. For more information or to make an appointment, please call Outreach at 631-265-2200, ext. 13 or email

Diocese Office of Faith Formation Summer Seminar Series 2019: Integrated Family Catechesis — MorningTime - 11:00am-1:00pm Evening Time - 7:00-9:00pm
(1) Healing our Every Ill: Responding in Faith to Brokenness and Crisis - Mon, Jun 24, Morning Location - St. Edward the Confessor, Syosset, Evening Location - St. Raphael, East Meadow
(2) Retention after Confirmation - Mon, Jul 22. Morning Location - St. Bernard, Levittown, Evening Location - St. Rosalie, Hampton Bays,
(3) Spirituality of the Catechist and the Child - Tue, Jul 23, Morning Location - St. Joseph, Ronkonkoma, Evening Location—Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Lindenhurst,
(4) Formation in Early Childhood - Wed, Jul 24, Morning Location - Our Lady of Grace, Babylon, Evening Location - St. John the Evangelist, Riverhead. For more information or to register online, go to

Do you need to fulfill your Marriage Prep Requirement? Engaged Encounter is an effective PreCana program designed to provide you with the tools for a successful marriage. Couples are given the opportunity to explore many aspects of their relationship through a series of presentations, writings and dialog. There are no group discussions. Our next weekend will be held at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington on August 9th, 10th and 11th. For information please call Lenny & Pat Walker at 631-563-1032 or visit

Huge Indoor Garage Sale—Saturday & Sunday, Jul 20 & 21 and Jul 27 & 28 at St. Ignatius Loyola Old School, East Nicholai Street in Hicksville from 10:00am—4:00pm. Handicap accessible. An enormous mix of items. Truly something for everyone, priced to sell.

Pig Roast—A fundraiser to benefit Hope House Ministries, Sat, Jul 27 from 7:00—10:00pm at Portside Bar & Grill, 292 Traders Cove in Port Jefferson. $30 per person. Special performance by Damaged Goods.

St. Anthony of Padua Reunion—Did you attend St. Anthony of Padua School in East Northport between 1958 and 1992? If so, please come for a fun-filled night, Sat, Oct 12 from 7:00pm to 12:00am. Reminisce about old times and renew old friendships! Cost of $65 ($75 at the door) includes buffet, open bar, live music, dancing, raffles, and prizes. Please send your name (with maiden name where needed), address, and year of graduation, along with a check made payable to St. Anthony of Padua to: Attn. Gartner, St. Anthony Reunion, P.O. Box 412, East Northport, NY 11731, by October. For information, go to Saintanthony Reunion on Facebook or email

Worldwide Marriage Encounter—Happy Father’s Day! Wives, give your husbands the greatest gift of all, the gift of your love, by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next Weekends are Jun 28-30 in Huntington and Nov 8-10, 2019 in Huntington. For more information, call John & Toni Torio at 877-697-9963 or visit them at