What's happening in our parish
Ongoing and Special Events:
Summer Mission with Fr. Chris Cleary: Our annual Summer Mission with Fr. Chris Cleary will take place beginning Sunday, July 30 at 7 pm, with Mass and a Mission talk and will continue Monday, July 31 and Tuesday, August 1 at 9 am and 7 pm. The theme is "Discover the Holy Spirit today in our midst." There will also be five opportunities for Confession. Please plan to join us.
Vacation Bible School: Kids ages 3 through 9, join Hero Central and find out how you can be a Hero! The fun begins on Monday, July 31 and runs through Thursday, August 3 from 9 am to noon at St. Mary's. Cost of the program is $25 for one child/ $30 for a family. Registration forms will be available in the church office or download here. Contact Ginny Gibbs at 749-1231 for more information.
Adult Faith Formation
Advent and Lenten Faith Formation Meetings for Parents: Led by Fr. Peter downstairs in the Parish Hall on a Sunday from 10:15 - 11:00 am during the season of Advent and Lent. This program is an opportunity for parents/adults to develop and deepen their faith with other parents/adults. Parents of students receiving sacraments this year are encouraged to attend. Contact Ginny Gibbs for additional information.
Advent and Lent Scripture Study: Members gather on three Wednesdays at 6:00 pm during the season of Advent and Lent. Each session will concentrate on the Scripture readings for the upcoming Sunday. During Lent, Scripture Study will be followed by Stations of the Cross at 7:00 am. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Mary-Faith Westervelt.
Faith-to-Faith Book Discussion Club:
This informal group gathers at 7 pm on the second Monday of the month to discuss books with a variety of spiritual content, ranging from women of the Old Testament to Mother Teresa and subjects in between. Members decide what book to read for the following month. On Monday, August 14, members will discuss "A Pope and a President: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century" by Paul Kengor. Everyone is welcome.
Fellowship: Join us downstairs at the Parish Hall on the first Sunday of each month, following the 9:30 am Mass. Meet and greet fellow parishioners and enjoy refreshments.
Sunday movies: Faith-based movies will be shown on the last Sunday of the month after 9:30 am Mass in the Parish Hall. Refreshments will be served.
Non-Eucharistic visits: We are happy to visit you if you’re homebound or would like a social visit. Call Angela Corbett or the Parish Office at 631-749-0001 to arrange a visit.
Ladies Guild at Cormaria in Sag Harbor: Will meet again in October: Members meet on the first Wednesday of the month for an evening of quiet solitude to explore their experience of God in their lives. The evening begins with dinner and is followed by a prayer service and time for reflection. Reservations are required at least three days in advance. Call Mercedes Binder at 749-3048 or Angela Corbett at 749-5035 for more information.
Eucharistic Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction: Enjoy peaceful contemplation with our Lord in the church on the first Sunday of every month at 3:00 pm. Stay as long as you like. Benediction takes place at 3:55 pm.
RCIA -Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults: Baptism, First Confession, First Holy Communion, Confirmation. To discuss and invite people who might be interested to complete their Christian Initiation with the Sacrament of Confirmation.