Welcome to the Beach!


    
                                                               

Thank you for visiting our parish website.
We welcome you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
We hope this site gives you a glimpse at who we are
and what we do here on our beautiful barrier island.
 
721 W. Broadway
Long Beach, N.Y. 11561
Our Parish Office Hours
Monday through Friday - 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday - 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday - 10 am to 12 pm
                
516-432-0045               
 
The Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 19, 2017

Bring in your palm this Sunday for Ash Wednesday burning!



Parish related sites:

Fr. Donald

   
A Suggestion for Lent from Our Bishop 

       


From the Desk of Sr. Diane Morgan

Current Events



Sunday  -  February 26  -after the 10:00 Mass in M.C.C.

PALM and HOSPITALITY


Tuesday  -  February 28  -  9:00 a.m. in M.C.C.

 “Morning Mini Mardi Gras” MCC


Wednesday, March 1

Ash Wednesday-The beginning of Lent


Sunday, March 5

Rosary Altar Meeting after the 10 a.m. Mass


March 12-15  -  7:30 p.m. in the Church

Parish Lenten Mission

See below for details!

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Please click for news and photos of recent events:

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                                                 Our New Bishop

Bishop John Barres was installed as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Jan. 31. He is the 5th bishop of the diocese.  We have attached below an enlightening interview with the new bishop by Channel 12. In addition his biography appears in the bulletin this week.

New Bishop  click


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“GET READY FOR LENT” EVENTS



Sunday  -  February 26  -  after the 10:00 Mass

PALM and HOSPITALITY


Following the 10:00 Mass Sunday, Feb. 26 we’ll begin to get ready for Lent. On the plaza outside the church (W Penn St.) we will burn some of the palm we have collected to use for Ash Wednesday. This is followed by pre-Lent hospitality in the church basement


Tuesday  -  February 28  -  9:00 a.m.

“Morning Mini Mardi Gras” MCC


Join us for a “Morning Mini Mardi Gras” on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 9:00 AM in the Msgr. Cass Center. Something sweet, some coffee or tea, some conversation, some feasting before the fasting, a prayer for Lent. 


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Parish Lenten Mission   

March 12-15  -  7:30 p.m.

Title:     “And They Recognized Him”

Mission presenters:    

Msgr. Jim Vlaun, President of Telecare

Fr. John Sureau, Pastor at St. John the Evangelist, Riverhead

Fr. Michael Holzmann, Pastor at Holy Cross Church, Nesconset

Msgr. Joe DeGrocco, Pastor at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Lindenhurst

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Winter Mini Bible Study  - The Gospel of Matthew


On the First Sunday of Advent the Church began Cycle A in the Sunday Scripture readings, which means we’ll be hearing the Gospel of Matthew on many Sundays during the year.


In the past month 25 people have taken part in our 2 sessions. This Mini Bible Study will continue looking at “discipleship” in Matthew’s Gospel and studying some of the parables. Sr. Diane will announce dates for these afternoon and evening gatherings.

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         Rosary Altar Society             

With devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, we are committed to praying the Rosary for world peace and the spiritual benefit of all. 

As Rosarians, we have a special privilege of ministering to the care of the Altar, preparing linens and assisting with decorations for holidays and special events.  We also conduct fundraisers and participate in other activities as needed for the benefit of the Church.

The Rosary Altar Society offers a deeper connection to the church for all and provides a forum to meet, discuss and participate in current events at our Church. 

                           New members are always welcome. If interested in joining, or to obtain additional information,please contact:Bernadette at 516-897-1904 or Betty at 516-608-8255.

                          Click for Rosary page and events 


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RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION FOR ADULTS

    Are you or is someone you know: Looking for something to believe in with a desire to learn more about the Catholic faith?  A Christian of another denomination who wishes to enter into Full Communion with the Catholic Church?  A Baptized Catholic who never received the Sacrament of Eucharist or Confirmation?

    St. Ignatius Martyr’s RCIA is the place to make these wishes come true! Our sessions resume on September 19, 2016.   Classes meet on Monday evenings from 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.

For further information please contact the Parish Office. 516-432-0045

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St. Vincent de Paul Society

The St. Vincent de Paul Society services the three parishes on our barrier island.  Friendly visitors are available to make a social call to our homebound neighbors. There will be a donation envelope distribution this Sunday.  Please click for further details on this important parish organization.

 St Vincent click


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Dig Into The Word”

Would you be interested in preparing for the Sunday Readings?  If so come join us, we will be working with a monthly newsletter “Exploring the Sunday Readings”.  No cost to you!  There are meditations and thought provoking questions to explore.  Please bring your bible, if not we can provide one.  We will be meeting  in Msgr. Cass Center on Thursdays,  @ 3PM. Any questions call  Rosemary  @   431-7177                               

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Building Renovation Report 

Our building renovation is approaching the finishing touches. Click below for the update report

Current Financial Report
 


Some Interesting Items on the Web!


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