Parish Office:
      Parish hall, 18 Third Street, Glen Cove, New York 11542

      Parish Office - (516) 676-2482 Fax: (516) 676-2117

Office hours:
      Monday - Friday 9:00am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5:00pm

Very Reverend Dom Elias Carr, Can.Reg., Pastor                        
Very Reverend Dom Daniel Nash, Can.Reg. , Prior
Very Reverend Dom Gabriel Rach, Can.Reg., Parochial Vicar
Very Reverend Dom Ambros Boyd, Can.Reg., Parochial Vicar

Secretary: Mrs. Connie Pedi
School of Religion Coordinator: Ms. Bernadette Heym
: Mrs. Annette Graziosi
Facilities Manager: Joseph Lane
    Mr. George Joesph
    Mr. John Vanwinklen

Parish Trustees:

Mr. Joseph Panetta Mr. Reginald Spinello Trustees are officials stipulated by the Laws of the State of New York State, which regulate religious bodies such as our parish. Trustees assist the pastor in financial and temporal matters with advice and counsel, and offer expertise on the planning for the future.

Music Director:

Theresa Bissex. She will officially start her position in November, but she will be helping out in the coming weeks as her schedule permits. Theresa brings a range of expertise as organist, choir director and vocalist.
It bears repeating that I am grateful to Frank Scafuri, Kim Panoff and Roseanne Sheehan, who have regularly provided us with musical accompaniment for the Liturgy

-Fr. Elias-
The new "Promoter of Catholic Life

Kelsey McManus []
She arrived a little over a month ago to work with us in serving God in Glen Cove. To this end, I am pleased to announce that she is working at All Saints and in our parishes as the new "Promoter of Catholic Life".
This new pastoral ministry encompasses a wide scope of duties at All Saints as well as in Saint Rocco and Saint Patrick.
In this role, she will work to foster Catholic Life in its various aspects of faith formation for adults and children, young adult ministry and respect life.
Kelsey has much to offer and I hope that you will benefit from her faithful service to God and our Catholic community. Kelsey grew up in Fairfax, VA with her parents, two brothers and a sister and belonged to Holy Spirit Catholic Church (my first assignment - when I had less grey hair!).
Kelsey earned a Bachelors of Science (in Science Business) from the University of Notre Dame, where she also played in the Notre Dame drumline. She has played percussion since fourth grade, especially enjoying the marimba. Kelsey enjoys working with Catholic teens in retreats, service projects and weekly activities. She is passionate about promoting respect for human life in all stages. In her spare time, she reads, hikes, travels, plays trivia and loves spending time with family and friends. God has indeed blessed us with a talented young woman who will be sharing her many gifts with our parishes and school.

-Fr. Elias-

OFFICE/INFO Bulletinboard


I am very grateful to the priests, staff and parishioners of St. Rocco for the participation, prayers and the generous gifts for his 45th anniversary of Priesthood. Please continue to pray for me . May God bless you and your families with his love, peace and joy.
Fr. Aaron

Legion of Mary:

Come join the Legion of Mary an apostolic/evangelization organization of lay people! Active members share the faith through a variety of face-to-face ministries and spiritual works of mercy.
These include teaching, bringing Communion to the sick and home bound, praying with the elderly at nursing homes and much more. The prayers of the Blessed Mother and our Auxiliary members support our witness efforts.
We also enjoy social recreation with other local Legion of Mary groups.
Join us to learn more about the Catholic faith, building relationships and to grow in holiness. For more information about the Legion of Mary or to join please contact a Legion member.
We meet on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month in the morning at 10:30AM.

The Mass Book for 2017:

Please call the Parish Office at 676-2482 or stop in during office hours to arrange for Masses to be celebrated for your loved ones.

"Be still, and know that I am God" Psalm46:10:

“Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.” -Rumi-
Excerpted from "Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening" by Cynthia Bourgeault.

"Silence is God's first language," wrote the 16th-century mystic John of the Cross.
Silence is the normal context in which contemplative prayer takes place. But there is silence and then there is silence. There is an outer silence, an outer stopping of the words and busy-ness, but there is also a much more challenging interior silence, where the inner talking stops as well.

Most of us are familiar with this first kind of silence, although we don't get enough of it in our spiritual nurture. It's the kind of silence we normally practice in retreat times and quiet days; sometimes you'll hear it described as "free silence." With a break from the usual hurly-burly of your life, you have time to draw inward and allow your mind to meander. You may pore over a scriptural verse and let your imagination and feelings carry you more deeply into it. Or you may simply put the books away and go for a walk in the woods, allowing the tranquility of the setting and the relative quieting of external pressures bring you more deeply in touch with yourself. You listen carefully to how you're feeling, what you're wishing. In this kind of work, the free association of your mind provides the key to the renewal, and silence furnishes the backdrop where this work can go on.

Are you looking to strengthen your personal relationship with God?
Centering Prayer, a method of silent prayer, might be what you are looking for.
Please join us on Saturday mornings at 10 am
in the St. Teresa of Avila room in the convent at St. Patrick’s church (2nd floor).
If this is your first time, come at 9:45 am for an introduction to the method of Centering Prayer.
Simply send an e-mail to to let us know that you are interested in learning more and plan on arriving early.
- Your Centering Prayer Friends -
Thomas Keating Centering Prayer Guidelines Intro - on youtube-

"Silence is the language of god. All else is poor translation." What does this mean?
In 1 Kings 19, Elijah experienced a great wind (verse 11), but God was not in the wind; an earthquake (verse 11), but God was not in the earthquake; a fire (verse 12), but God was not in the fire. Finally, Elijah heard, according to the NRSV, "the sound of sheer silence." We, human beings, usually carry all that inside (winds of thoughts, earthquakes of emotions, fires of passion) - you can start hearing language of God as well as of your own soul only when you "calm down". Which is not easy,...) more

Silent Prayer by: Deacon John

Greetings Brothers and Sisters,
Father Elias invited me to share with you my experiences and insights in how to use silent prayer to better listen to the voice of God within ourselves. Most commonly, when we think of prayer what comes immediately to our minds are the prayers that we either say in the various liturgies or in the prayers where we petition God to help us in some manner.
But there is also another type of prayer.
This is prayer where we open our hearts and minds and begin to listen to what God is trying to tell us.
By listening to this voice,
we can come to understand and actually live out what God wants us to do with our lives. Rather than using words,
we rely on silence to enter a newer deeper relationship and ultimate Communion with God. Our prayer is surrounded by silence rather than with all the noise we constantly hear throughout our busy days. One way to get started with this type of contemplative prayer is to use the techniques associated with Lectio Divina.
Lectio Divina
is a slow, deliberate, and contemplative reading and praying of the Scriptures.
We can be most effective with this type of prayer if we set aside a specific time a n d p la c e in our busy lives to pray. By doing this we can begin to discover a new spiritual rhythm to our day. Most of us encounter feelings of frustration throughout our daily lives. We all have days filled with the natural problems associated with our families and work that can result in anxiety, depression, or feelings of emptiness.
By setting aside time in a special quiet manner through Lectio Devina we can discover in our daily lives a new special underlying rhythm. This rhythm can help us to establish a new relationship with God our Father and enable us to enter a newer fresher relationship with His Son, Jesus Christ.
We begin to open ourselves to receive the many graces given so freely by God. By being surrounded in silence we can tune out the distractions around us and focus on God in a new profound manner.
By internalizing what we read in the Scriptures we gradually become much more attuned to what the Scriptures are calling each of us to do with our lives. We begin to focus less on our own individuality and begin to think and act in Communion with God and our neighbors.
In silence we are able to bring our concerns, our relationships, our hopes, and our aspirations and intertwine them with the beautiful message of the Scriptures in our mediations. We can begin to unify our body and our soul to become receptive to hearing and then living out the voice of God.
In future Bulletins I will explain in more details the actual techniques of Lectio Divina that I use. Today, I just wanted to share with you my overview of praying in silence.
Peace, Deacon John

Are you a Registered Parishioner?

If you wish to register in the parish, please stop by the Parish Office during normal hours to pick up a census card. You can fill it out at that time, or take the card to fill out at home and return later. You can return it by mail, in the Sunday collection basket or in person at the Parish Office. You will then receive weekly offering envelopes by mail.

Childrens' Religious Education classes :

Proverbs 1:2-5
for gaining wisdom and instruction;
for understanding words of insight;
for receiving instruction in prudent behavior,
doing what is right and just and fair;
for giving prudence to those who are simple,
knowledge and discretion to the young;
let the wise listen and add to their learning;
let the discerning get guidance;

Religious Education office at St. Rocco, 516 676- 4691 or St. Patrick, 516 671-7223.
If you have not received an application in the mail, they are available in the Parish Office (516) 676-2482 or online, (click the link to view/print the acrobat pdf file to register your children).

It is time to register, children in grades 1-8 for Religious Education classes for the school year
2015/16. Applications were mailed out June 15, they are also available in the Parish Office.
If you have not already registered your child, please do so as soon as possible. $15 late fee per child. after August 10

The Religious Education Program

Saint Rocco Church is in Need of catechists, aides and hall monitors for the school year 2015/16. If you or someone you know would be interest in volunteering one hour per week to this rewarding experience or for further information, please call the Religious Education office at St. Rocco, 516 676- 4691 or St. Patrick, 516 671-7223.
Books and material will be provided. School year is from October to April. The children of our parish are depending on you!
Thank you and God Bless You!!!

St. Rocco’s Italian Classes, for children & adults:

Saint Rocco’s Church Parish Center
18 Third street, Glen Cove, NY 11542, 516 676-2482
Level 1-2 Italian 6 -11 Years Old

Saturdays 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Toddler to 5 years old
Saturdays 2:30pm - 3:30 pm

Adult Classes
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
(For students 16 years old to adults.

Please contact Antonina R. Caruso at 631-747-1967


Join us for our monthly meeting and see what we do!
Who: Women 18 years old and older
When: First Monday of each month
Contact: Regent Eileen Stanton 521-9418


Please inform the Parish Office when a loved one is sick or in need of pastoral care.


Please join us along with your dear ones for breakfast. Every First Sunday of the month; after all the Masses.A full breakfast will be served. Adults $8.00, children 8 years or younger $2.00, children under 2 free.

Visit the Saint Vincent De Paul Society:

Have you considered answering the call to help the poor by joining the Society of St. Vincent de Paul? We are looking for people who can assist in all aspects of running a volunteer organization For example: coordinating events with the Parish, building relationships with community resources, networking with local businesses, coordinating fund raising events and coordinating social media campaigns.
In MT 5:38-48
Jesus challenges us by saying:
“You must be perfected as your heavenly Father is perfect.”
When we give to the poor, God pours his love, peace and joy into our hearts and into our lives. It’s easy to forget that not everyone enjoys the comforts of shelter, heat, light and food. Since the beginning of February, the Glen Cove Conference of St. Vincent de Paul has helped five more families pay rent, keep the heat and lights on and buy food.
Join, Contribute or if you are in need of assistance CAll The Society (516)723-9557 To find out how you can help us as a volunteer or help us with a monetary gift for a specific situation, our Help Line, 800-676-5586, email

Learn how you can help by contacting: Gordon Hedwig or Amy Solomito, or come to our meeting.
First tuesday of the month, at St Rocco’s Church, 18 Third Street,
Glen Cove Time: 7:30 PM and the email is
We look forward to meeting you!

Preparing for Marriage?

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.
For information/registration please call 631-563-1032 or visit
Thank you for your continued support.
Pat and Lenny Walker
Engaged Encounter Coordinators
124 Chatham Dr
Oakdale, NY 11769


All Are Welcome, Tuesday,
The meeting is held every fourth Tuesday at St. Frances De Chantal School
1309 Wantagh Ave. in Wantagh, New York
For further information, call Carol @ 516-794-4933 Or Barbara @ 516-798-2858

Choir Rehearsal:

Children’s Choir Rehearsal and Adult Choir Rehearsals All who want to sing are welcome!! Questions? Contact the Parish Office at (516) 676-2482 or Our Music Director: Maureen Husing:


The Food pantry:

We are in need of non-perishable food items such as:
peanut butter,
jelly, cereal,
canned fruits and
in addition to toothpaste,
toilet paper and
Donations may be brought to the parish office or left in the bin at the back of the church. (Parish Office (516) 676-2482)


Please know that if you make a purchase at GLY on School Street in Glen Cove the Church of St. Rocco’s will receive a 10% rebate of the purchase. Please mention that you are from Saint Rocco's Church.
The GLY Store is located at:
34 School St
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 759-2530
Mon-Thu 8 am - 7 pm
Fri-Sat 8 am - 8 pm
Thank you.


Have you suffered an abortion? Experience God’s love and mercy and begin the journey Please call the Sisters of Life: 866-575– 0075 or e-mail: For men, call Theresa Bonopartis at Lumina: 877-586-4621 or e-mail: Lumina@

St. Pius X Enriched Living Facility
      “Caring for Those who Cared for Us”:

Our Priests, at retirement, often have given forty years or more to the mission of our Church and bringing people closer to Christ.
The St. Pius X Residence enables these dedicated men who need extra care and attention to live at a facility that provides them with that special care, while still enabling them to serve as active fully engaged members of the community.
The Catholic Church of Long Island is blessed and privileged to be able to care for our senior priests - men who have dedicated their lives to serving God and our community. We welcome your support of this important endeavor.
For more information or to donate online go to or call: 516-379-5210 ext 229 .

Long Island/Metro Retrouvaille
      A lifeline for married couples:

You Can Help Heal Your Marriage
Do you feel alone? Are you frustrated or angry with each other? Do you argue or have you just
stopped talking to each other? Does talking about it only make it worse?

Retrouvaille helps couples through difficult times in their marriages. This program has helped thousands of couples worldwide experiencing ALL TYPES of marital difficulties. For confidential information about the Retrouvaille program, or
to register for the Retrouvaille weekend at
the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington. Please call 1-800-470-2230
and you will be connected directly and confidentially to a couple from Long Island/Metro

Most couples across the nation who have attended a Retrouvaille weekend tell us they learned about this program from their weekly parish bulletin.
Many are afraid to ask their pastor or parish priest for help with their marriages.
Others are just hoping time will help to make things better.
They tell us that seeing the program announced repeatedly in their Sunday bulletin gave them the courage to pick up the phone and make the call.
Most say that Retrouvaille was the lifeline that helped save their marriage and their family.
Questions via Email:
Community Contact: John and Linda Pisano
Community Phone: 516-427-5474

For confidential information about the Retrouvaille program, or
to register for the upcoming weekend that begins at the Montfort Spiritual Center in Bayshore.
Please call 1-800-470-2230 and you will be connected directly and confidentially to a couple from Long Island/Metro Retrouvaille who can help.


Interested in volunteering at MOMMAS House?
Attend one of our upcoming volunteer orientations!
At the orientation you will learn more about
the organization, have the opportunity to ask
questions, and be able to arrange when and
where you would like to volunteer.
Please contact Ashley Ross at or 516-781-8637


At the Knights of Columbus Hall in Glen Cove, at 7:15 pm Friday night. All proceeds go to charity.


Basketball* Co-ed Chinese Brush Painting 8 College Essay Writing *Dance *Interior Design/Illustration *Lacrosse *Lacrosse Goallie *Playwriting *Preseason Conditioning *Short Story Writing *Soccer *Soccer Goallie *Beginner Tennis * Intern/ Adv Tennis * Volleyball For information and Brochure (516) 921-1756

You may sign up to be an "adorer":

The Blessed Sacrament is exposed presently on Monday to Wednesday from 10AM to 9PM, Thursday from 6PM through Saturday 2:00PM . We would like to open the Chapel for Adoration on Thursday from 10AM thru Saturday 6PM. We also need more volunteer adorers for all hours before the Blessed Sacrament.You can schedule yourself for one or more hours per week to pray before the very presence of Our Lord at St. Patrick’ s Church. If you would like to spend one hour each week with the Lord and receive the many graces. He will bestow on you and your family.
Please contact:
Florence 671-4867
Sheila 671-0469
Deacon Juan 676-8430 (bilingual)THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS

Adoration Chapel Schedule
Monday - 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday - 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday - 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday - 6:00 PM to Friday 12:00 PM (noon)
Friday REOPENS from 9:00 PM to 2:00 PM Saturday.
A keep a vigil with Jesus who is present in the Blessed Sacrament. Our Catholic Faith teaches us that Jesus is truly present in the Blessed Sacrament.
Our Adorers know Jesus is there and tell of the many blessings they have received by spending an hour with Him. Being with Jesus for an hour a week brings many graces to you, your family, our parish and our community. Do you believe Jesus is really there ? Do you need Jesus’ help with your family, a job, good health, etc.?
Bring it to the Lord in prayer and see if you can help us and help yourself in your spiritual journey.
We need new Adorers, especially young adults, to keep it going. Your lives will be enriched by this wonderful devotion.
Please contact: Les Bellafiore at 759-1132

The Passionist Spiritual Center:

If you quiet your mind and your heart, God will speak to you.
Scripture teaches us:
"I can do all things through he [Christ] who strengthens me" Philippians 4:13
"If God be for us who can be against us" Romans 8:31
"The Kingdom of God is within you" Luke 17:21
"Be still and Know that I am with you always"
"Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am     your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you; yes, I       will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness."
also in: Isaiah 41:13
"For I am the LORD your God who takes hold of your right       hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you. "

My Brothers and Sisters is Christ,
How can I describe how peace was placed in my mind, my heart and my soul. How do I find the words to share How God has pulled me out of the darkness and brought me back into the light, Truly I say to you my brothers and sisters in Christ, the world is in darkness and full of evil; In this world that man has changed from the vision of God You need a safe harbor, a retreat from the storm, a tranquil port. God can show you a better way, the way the truth and the light, As Scripture teaches us, "no one comes to me except through the father" come and experience for yourself; a safe harbor, a tranquil port from the storm and the peace that God can give you.
Come and visit The Bishop Molloy Retreat House.
For the schedule of all the retreats click here.
For all the brochures, schedules and Registration forms, click here.
"Through a combination of weekend retreats and days and evenings of recollection, for men, women, married and engaged couples, young adults, religious and clergy, the Bishop Molloy Retreat House offers opportunities to leave our busy word and to take sometime for ourselves with God and neighbor. "
the website, []

May the grace, peace and love of our God , Lord and Savior be with you, always.
"What eye has not seen, and ear has not heard, and what has not entered the human heart, what God has prepared for those who love him,"
1 corinthians 2:9

The Church of Saint Rocco Sacred Objects :

Donated Sacred Objects, that have been added to The Church of Saint Rocco
                                                 (In the "Liturgy" section "Donors' Catalogue")

Our Lady Of Lourdes Statue donation in loving memory of Alfonsina Pisano
2015 Pascal candle:
    Donated in memory of Adelmo Crocco from Caterina Crocco, Children & Grandchildrens.
Donation In Loving Memory Of Marietta Abondandolo
Thurible & Stand: In Honor of Saint Padre Pio
Funeral Pascal Candle Stand:In Honor of Saint Padre Pio
Solemn High Mass Tunicle:
Solemn High Mass Dalmatic
    Green Chasuble Vestment
    Purple Chasuble Vestment
    --donated Memory of Deceased Members of the Club Sassanese of America--
    Red Chasuble Vestments
    White Dalmatic Vestments
Deacon Faldstool
Red Faldstool (Priest)
Votive Candle Racks

Altar Kneeling Pillows

Look at the Donors' Catalouge page, scroll down the page and see what is available;
If anyone should wish to donate any of the sacred objects in memory of your dear one, please feel free to contact Fr. Elias or the Parish Office.


All Saints Regional Cathloic Schools:

All Saints Regional Catholic School
(Tutti I Santi Regionale Scuola Cattolica)

12 Pearsall Ave, Glen Cove, NY 11542
| Phone: (516) 676-0762 | Fax: (516) 676-0660 |

Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Founded in 1990 Supported by the Parishes of:
St. Boniface ~ St. Hyacinth ~ St. Mary ~ St. Patrick ~ St. Rocco
Serves Nursery through Eighth Grade students from the Long Island, All Saints Regional Catholic School seeks to educate our students within a family-centered Catholic community.
We commit ourselves to Gospel values as we seek to develop our students' intellectual gifts and foster their spiritual growth.
Our aim is to prepare our students to lead creative and productive lives which contribute to the growth of both God's kingdom and our nation.
The Administration, Faculty, and School Board of All Saints Regional Catholic School believe that a Catholic School should create a community in which both culture and knowledge are illuminated by faith and shared in an atmosphere of concern and trust.
Our purpose is to foster the intellectual and spiritual growth of children and thus free them from ignorance, prejudice, and fear.
Our aim is to help those with whom we deal to become responsible Catholic and Christian members of society."
--The Private School Review--
fondata nel 1990, serve la scuola materna attraverso studenti ottavo grado da Long Island, tutti I Santi regionale scuola cattolica cerca di educare i nostri studenti all'interno della comunità cattolica centrata sulla famiglia.
Ci impegniamo a valori evangelici come cerchiamo di sviluppare doni intellettuale di nostri studenti e favorire la loro crescita spirituale. Il nostro obiettivo è di preparare i nostri studenti a condurre una vita creativa e produttiva che contribuiscono alla crescita del Regno di Dio e la nostra nazione.
L'amministrazione, facoltà e Consiglio scolastico di tutti I Santi regionale scuola cattolica credono che una scuola cattolica deve creare una comunità in cui cultura e la conoscenza sono illuminati dalla fede e condiviso in un'atmosfera di fiducia e di preoccupazione.
Il nostro scopo è quello di favorire la crescita intellettuale e spirituale dei bambini e così li libera da ignoranza, pregiudizi e paura. Il nostro obiettivo è di aiutare coloro con cui ci rapportiamo a diventare membri responsabili di cattolici e cristiani della società."

--The Private School Review--

New school hours – drop off at 7:45 am, classes from 8:00am to 2:15pm
New full day Prekindergarten
(NYS Pre-K Core Curriculum) & optional extended day nursery (Best Value on the Gold Coast )
Before/After care for Kindergarten – 8'th Grade
Sports Programs for Kindergarten – 8'th Grade
A robust variety of After School Clubs Leadership and cultural development opportunities – Student Council, School Band, Talent Show, School Play, Concerts, Pageant
New Grammar curriculum for 1 st -4 th Grade
New Latin curriculum for 5 th and 6 th Grade & Honors Latin for 7 th and 8 th
Dedicated Faculty with NYS certifications and advanced degrees. Competitive tuition, with no increase in tuition for 2013-2014
New – 7 th and 8 th Grade religion taught by parish clergy. Come visit and experience the changes with the new admini- stration. Adapting the emerging national Common Core stan- dards to a Catholic vision of education,
All Saints offers your child an introduction to the ars liberalis, (liberal arts) by which one learns to seek the truth through the use of reason and with the aid of faith. With this superior approach, our school educates the whole person – mind, body and spirit – for a future of achievement and service.

All Saints Regional Catholic School
(Tutti I Santi Regionale Scuola Cattolica)

12 Pearsall Ave, Glen Cove, NY 11542
Phone: (516) 676-0762 | Fax: (516) 676-0660
The Diocese of Rockville Centre Education department website:


Prayer to
   St. John Baptist de la Salle,
      Patron of Educators

Well-known Founder of the Congregation of the Brothers of Christian Schools, orthodox and prayerful theologian, you realized the very great value of competent Christian educators.
How great your wholesome influence has been! Make your followers continue to be Christlike models for all their students who in turn will edify others. Amen

A Prayer of Teachers

Lord Jesus Christ, imbue me with the knowledge of both secular and religious subjects that is necessary to my task on earth. Let me be equipped with suitable qualifications and also with a pedagogical skill that is in harmony with the discoveries of the contemporary world.
Help me to be closely united with my students by the bond of love, and work in partnership with their parents to stimulate the students to act for themselves.
Even after their graduation, let me continue to assist them
with advice and friendship.
Bestow on me an apostolic spirit to bear witness, both by life and by instruction,
to the unique Teacher---You, Jesus Christ. Amen.

Teacher's Prayer

I want to teach my students how to live this life on earth,
to face its struggles and its strife and worth.
Not just the lesson in a book or how the rivers flow,
but how to choose the proper path wherever they may go.
To understand eternal truth and know right from wrong,
and gather all the beauty of a flower and a song.
For if I help the world to grow in wisdom and in grace,
then I shall feel that I have won and I have filled my place.
And so I ask Your guidance, God, that I may do my part
for character and confidence and happiness of heart. Amen

Prayer for Students

Eternal Father, through the Gifts and Fruits of Your Holy Spirit, enlighten and perfect my intellect, will and affections that in all things I may be what Your Divine Wisdom intended me to be, a bearer of Christ to all. Illuminate my intellect with faith; strengthen my will with hope; and inflame my heart with Your Divine Love. Create in me Christlike ideals, attitudes, appreciations, and habits that will enable me to think, judge, and act so as to be like Your Immaculate Mother, a bearer of Christ to all.

Give me the necessary skills to earn an honest living; justice to regulate my will in respecting the rights of others; temperance to control my desires; and fortitude to defend and practice Your Way, Your Truth, and Your Life, thus being like St. Joseph, a bearer of Christ to all. Teach me to be modest in regard to myself and others; to be joyfully respectful and obedient to my parents, teachers, ecclesiastical and civil authorities. Thus, by Your Grace, will I grow in the stature of Christ, in wisdom and age, and be a bearer of Him to all.

Most Holy Trinity, make me realize that I cannot live without the life of grace that comes through frequent reception of the sacraments, through my offering with the Priest of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, through my daily prayers and through sacrifices on my part. Only through Your grace will I put on the image of Christ so that through Him, with Him, and in Him, I shall advance the Peace of Christ to all my brothers and sisters. Amen.


We are a Parish Family dedicated to our Italian heritage striving to preserve the spiritual integrity, Catholic family values and traditions through liturgical celebrations and social festivities with a spirit of hospitality.
La Famiglia Parrocchiale di San Rocco è dedicata al patrimonio culturale e spirituale italiano e cerca di preservare l’integrità spirituale, I valori e le tradizioni della famiglia cattolica attraverso le celebrazioni liturgiche e le festività sociali, con spirito di ospitalità.
Very Rev. Dom Elias Carr, Can. Reg., Pastor
Very Rev. Dom Gabriel Rach, Can.Reg., Parochial Vicar Very Rev. Dom Ambros Boyd, Can. Reg.,
Parochial Vicar Very Rev. Dom Daniel Nash, Can. Reg.
Deacon John Fielding
Mrs. Annette Graziosi, Sacristan
Ms. Bernadette Heym, School of Religion Coordinator: 676-4691
Ms. Maureen Husing, Music Director 628-3930
Mr. Joseph Lane , Facilities Manager
Mrs. Matilde Zozzaro, Secretary
Parish Office: 18 Third Street, Glen Cove, New York 11542
Telephone: Parish Office - (516) 676-2482
Fax: (516) 676-2117
Orario Messe: Sabato Sera: 4:00 PM
Domenica Mattina: 7:30 AM,
8:45 AM (Italiana), 10:15 AM & 11:30 AM Messe feriali: 7:30 AM
Festa Di Precetto: Come è stato annunciato
Confessioni: Sabato: 3:00 PM– 3:45 PM

Novena e Rosario: Ogni mattina dopo la messa delle 7:30 AM Lunedì: La Madonna Miracolosa
Martedì: S. Antonio Mercoledì: S. Giuda Giovedì: S. Rocco
Venerdì: ll Sacro Cuore

Battesimi: Sabato durante l’anno alle 11:00 AM
Matrimoni: Si devono prenotare minimo sei mesi prima
Ore d’ufficio: Lunedì - Venerdì 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Ammalati: Se avete bisogno del sacerdote, per favore, chiamate l’ufficio, 676-2482. Grazie

Secretarial Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM & 1:30 PM to5:00 PM
Saturdays: 4:00 PM

Sunday Masses: 7:30 AM, 8:45 AM (Italian), 10:15 AM, 11:30 AM
Holy Days (other than Christmas/Easter) 7:30pm Vigil, 7:30am, 5:15pm
Weekday Masses (Monday-Friday): 7:30 AM

Monday: Miraculous Medal
Tuesday: St. Anthony
Wednesday: St. Jude
Thursday: St. Rocco
Friday: Sacred Heart Of Jesus

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Saturdays: 3:00 - 3:45 PM. Confessions will also be heard at any rea- sonable time upon request.

The Sacrament of Baptism is administered on specific Saturdays throughout the year at 11:00 AM.
Parents should contact the Parish Office to register for the baptismal seminar, which is held the
1st Tues- day of each month at 7:15 PM.

Marriages should be arranged at least six months in advance of the Wedding date. Please contact
Deacon John Fielding at deaconjohnf@, who conducts the initial inquiry; this should be
done prior to making any other arrangements. Pre-Cana Program required.

All families are required to register in the Parish. Forms may be ob- tained at the Parish Office.
Kindly notify the Parish Office if you move to another parish or change your address.

Rosary Society: Meets last Monday of the month.Communion: 1st Sunday 7:30 AM Mass.

RCIA Preparation - Please contact F. Ambros Boyd

Bible Study: Tuesday 7:30 PM

Holy Name Society: Meets on Friday @ 7:30 pm
Monthly Mass: 2nd Sunday @ 7:30 am

San Padre Pio Prayer Group - Every third Friday of the Month (except summer)
Holy Hour at 7:00 PM & Mass at 8:00 PM

YOUTH ACTIVITIES CYIA– Catholic Youth In Action: Mr. Luigi Greco
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