In the Neighborhood

In the Neighborhood

Bereavement Conference: Grief is a Journey—Sponsored by the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Sat, Mar 30 at St. Patrick Parish in Huntington. Cost of $40 includes continental breakfast and lunch. Choose from various workshops. Keynote speaker is Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, Professor of Gerontology at the Graduate School of the College of New Rochelle; Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America. To register online or download a registration form, go to

Bereavement Support Group—St. Mary’s Parish in East Islip is offering a free eight-week support group for adults who are coping with the death of a loved one. Registration is required for this group which begins on Tue, Mar 12 from 7:00-9:00pm. Refreshments will be served. In order to participate in this group the death must have occurred prior to Dec 12, 2018. For information/registration contact the rectory at 631-581-4266 ext. 100.

Irish Culture Classes - Mondays at 1:00pm at St. Joseph Church Kings Park in Travis Hall, Mar 25, Apr 1, Apr 8, Apr 29, Jun 6, and Jun 10. Share your Irish Cultural Story on one of these dates. Dance, Music, Sports, Poetry, Literature, Storytelling, Drama and more. If interested in speaking, be sure to let your subject to Tom O’Reilly at 631-335-9382, email:

“A Lenten Listening with Mary at the Cross” – Deepen your Lenten Devotion – Join the Friends of the Seminary on Sun, Mar 24. Fr. Patrick J. Griffin, CM, will present a Day of Prayer and Reflection at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington from 9:30am-3:30pm. Talks by Fr. Griffin, quiet time, opportunity for confession, lunch and Mass. Donation - $30. Reservations required. Email or 631-423-0483 x 102.

Mardi Gras Italian Style— Come to Carnevale di Sellaro Lodge. Sat, Mar 2 from 3:00-7:00pm at Byzantine Resurrection Church, Edgewater and Mayflower Avenues in Smithtown. $35 per person. Catered food, beverages, music and dancing. Masks will be provided, or you may bring your own mask. Mask decorating contest, raffle and door prize. Wear colorful clothing. Checks payable to Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro Lodge #2319. Mail to Sellaro Lodge, PO Box 301. Smithtown, NY 11787. For reservations and information call 631-265-0205.