UNIVERSAL CHURCH MARKS FIRST FEAST DAY OF ST. JOHN PAUL II:
The Universal Church is marking the first liturgical feast day of Saint John Paul II, Tuesday October 22. Poland’s greatest son led the Church from 16 October 1978 until his death on 2 April 2005. He was canonized along with Pope John 23rd earlier this year by Pope Francis. Prayer was the pillar that supported him throughout his life and pontificate.
World Youth Day:
Every Three Years the Pope invites all the youth of the world
to celebration. Krakow July 24'th--August 1'st 2016
The church of Saint Mary youth ministry, interested? Call us 516 627-0385.
Pope’s message to young people to prepare for World Youth Day in Krakow
«Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God» (Mt 5:8)
Dear Young Friends, We continue our spiritual pilgrimage toward Krakow, where in July 2016 the next international World Youth Day will be held. As our guide for the journey we have chosen the Beatitudes. (read more)
World Youth day, on the USCCB website.
The catholic Pilgramage office, world Youth Day website
MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS, on the Vatican website
Year of Mercy Pilgrimage
to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception:
Bishop Murphy is happy to announce the Diocesan Year of
Mercy Pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate
Conception Washington, D.C. Saturday, September 24, 2016
The Diocese of Rockville Centre have designated four pilgrimage places. Each place,
Saint Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre,
The Basilica of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary in Southampton,
The Shrine of Our Lady of the Isle in Eastport, and
The Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington,
will have a specific day every week during the Jubilee Year when priests and others will be available to receive pilgrims who come to enter through the Holy Door to confess their sins, pray before the Blessed Sacrament, join in devotions and receive the Lord’s blessing in Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.