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					  Sunday, October 9, 2011
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time




   God will fully supply whatever you need,
in accord with his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.



       175 Wolf Hill Road, Melville, NY 11747
        631.271.4455 ~ www.stelizabeth.org
                                                       The Center Office Hours
                                                 Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
                                                                 631.271.4455

                    We invite all new members of our parish community to register at the Center or online. We also encourage
                    you to join one of our numerous parish ministries, so that you may acquire a deeper sense of belonging and
                    accomplishment serving the needs of others.

                                                          VISION STATEMENT
                    Confident of Christ’s transforming love, nourished by Word and Sacrament, we are compelled to further the
                    Reign of God in our families, our parish, and our community through welcome and outreach to everyone.

                                                         MISSION STATEMENT
                    Recognizing the dignity and value of all human beings and honoring their life situations, we the people of
                    St. Elizabeth:

                     * Challenge one another to promote the Gospel message by serving the issues of justice.
                     * Welcome and seek to engage all people, especially those who feel marginalized.
                     * Provide a well-spring of strength and support through active participation in liturgy; engagement in faith
                       formation; and the deepening of our spirituality.
                     * Encourage creativity and imagination toward the fulfillment of our Vision through collaboration, dialogue
                      and mutual accountability.



Father Frank Schneider • Pastor - Ext. 313 • fschneider@stelizabeth.org
Deacon John Failla • Ext. 316 • jfailla@stelizabeth.org
Deacon Joseph Mercolino (retired) • deacon@stelizabeth.org
Virgil Barkauskas • Director, Music - Ext. 307 • vbarka@stelizabeth.org
Anita DosSantos • Director, Parish Social Ministry - Ext. 309 • adossantos@stelizabeth.org
Jim Maurer • Director, Youth Ministry - Ext. 310 • jmaurer@stelizabeth.org
Harry Perepeluk • Business and Facilities Manager - Ext. 304 • hperepeluk@stelizabeth.org
Lois Szypot • Director, Religious Education - Ext 308 • lszypot@stelizabeth.org
Bulletin & Communications • Elvira Luckstone - Ext. 311 • eluckstone@stelizabeth.org
Business Office • Linda Zumpano - Ext. 303 • lzumpano@stelizabeth.org
Reception Desk • Mary McNamara • Joyce Furman • Connie Falen - Ext. 301
 mmcnamara@stelizabeth.org • jfurman@stelizabeth.org • cfalen@stelizabeth.org
Religious Education • Jeanne Beirne - Ext. 302 • jbeirne@stelizabeth.org
Sacristan • Ed Vasta



Robert Ahlstrom (Trustee); Eileen Conneely; Joseph Hoffman;
                                                                                   Call 631.261.5130 for information on
Oneida Lillis; Charles Mahoney III; James Martin; Marguerite Melone
                                                                                   grades K - 8 and 631.261.8520 for informa-
Robert Mockrish (Trustee); Patricia Scharpf; Fr. Frank Schneider.
                                                                                   tion on their Nursery and Pre-K programs.
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                                     Introduction to the New Roman Missal
                                             Adult Faith Formation 2011-2012
                                         All parishioners are invited to attend
                                       one of these series of four mini-sessions!
  This year, the Family Program is pleased to announce that, in preparation for implementation of the
  New Roman Missal on the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2011, instruction on the changes
  will be held during our regularly-scheduled Family Program sessions and will also be open to any
  adult parishioner wishing to attend. Sessions will be offered on the following dates and times:

Monday afternoons                      4:45 to 5:45 p.m.       Fr. Frank Schneider, M.Div. J.C.D.
                                  October 17, 24 and November 14, 28

Tuesday afternoons                     4:45 to 5:45 p.m.                            Deacon John Failla, M.A.
                                  October 18, 25 and November 15, 29

Tuesday evenings                      7:30 to 8:30 p.m.         Rev. Msgr. Andrzej Zglejszewski
                                  October 18, 25 and November 15, 29

Wednesday afternoons                  4:45 to 5:45 p.m.                               Patricia Leonard, M.A.
                                  October 19; 26 and November 16; 30
    Please register for the session of your choice by calling Jeanne in the Religious Education
    Office at the Parish Center 631.271.4455 x 302 or via email jbeirne@stelizabeth.org


                                                     THE JUBILEE IS COMING!
                                                         SAVE THE DATES!
                                                          
                                                              Opening Mass for our Jubilee:  November 27, 12 Noon 
                                                                                       followed by Hospitality. 
                                                                             
                                                          

                                     Important Meeting:  7:30 p.m., October 24 
                         For all 70 leaders of our parish ministries and groups! 
                                                      
                                             MEMORIES
  The Memories Committee would like to collect memories from the 60’s and 70’s. You can
   share your memories via our website (www.stelizabeth.org); just click on the link “Send
  us Your Memories” on the left-hand side of our homepage, fill out the form, and then click the
  “Share my Memories” button at the bottom of the page or send your memories to the Committee
  via email: conneelythomas@aol.com                                                      St. E. Melville-2
                                STEWARDSHIP OF OUR
                             TIME, TALENT AND TREASURE

                  St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church
           2010-2011 Accomplishments and 2011-2012 Goals
          This will be published in installments. Please see our website for the full report.

       GOALS FOR THE TEAM DURING JUBILEE TIME
  Our leadership involves strengthening community, “at-one-ment” with the varied members of our
  community, inviting parishioners throughout the year to envision the “big picture” of our faith
  community. We may find ways to break free of our routines, for example, vary the patterns of the
  team meetings, our ways of ministering. “Unclutter,” free ourselves of the non-essentials. During
  this holy fallow time of jubilee, reflect often on the good of our parish community, allow ourselves
  to be fed by the fruits of these fifty years.

                                             Youth
Pastoral Study Goals (2007-2012)
 Develop an organized Youth Ministry.
 Locate place for Youth to gather.
 Develop an organized Young Adult Ministry.
2010 -2011 Accomplishments
1. The Confirmation Preparation program continues to be strengthened.
    ▪ A new master catechist was brought on board to assist with the Confirmation preparation program.
    ▪ The Soup Supper was scheduled for one evening and was well-attended.
        Other Confirmation class service projects now include work with HIHI, Outreach, and
        other ongoing communal service work.
    ▪ The interview process now includes all levels of Confirmandi from the end of sixth grade until the
      end of eighth grade.
2. The Youth Minister attended the Young Adult seminar at Fordham University to further update on
   how best to meet this very challenging sector of the parish community.
3. Youth Ministry works at ways to integrate social justice into the year. For example, the annual
   Lock-In featured a hands-on experience of homelessness.

2011 -2012 Goals
As the five-year goals wind down, reflect on what shape young adult ministry has taken in the parish,
identify the strengths and plan for a realistic form for the ministry. Continue to connect the sports
programs to the vision and mission of the parish, e.g., through board membership.

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                                                    PASTORAL COUNCIL MEETING
                                                           October 3, 2011

                                                    Positive feedback concerning the new visiting
 "40 Days for Life" through November 6              priests who are assisting on Sundays. We hope
    Remember, we are in the middle of this          that they will continue to serve us (on a month-
    campaign. Please offer prayers and fasting      to-month basis).
    daily for an end to abortion. The Rosary is
    especially powerful for this. If you are        Council members are urged to register for one
    interested in prayer outside the Planned        of the four mini-series on the new translation
    Parenthood facility in Hempstead, please        of the Roman Missal; all liturgical ministers will
    call Mary LaMagna at 631.427.5237. Please       be attending with the Family Program parents.
    bring the message of life to our communities
    during your daily routine.                      The Opening Mass for the Jubilee is on Sunday,
                                                    November 27 at 12:00 p.m. The 20 Working
October 17 - Adoration and Rosary for Life          Committees are at various stages of their
    Please come to adore the Lord in the Blessed    preparations. Two members complete their
    Sacrament at the Spiritual Life Center Chapel   terms in December (Joe Hoffmann and
    between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. These are our        Charles Mahoney) and also Bob Mockrish
    usual Adoration hours; however, on this day     completes his term as Trustee.
    we ask that you offer your hour for an end to
    abortion and anything destroying life. There
    will be special prayer sheets available. We     Council members began to discuss Pastoral
    will also be praying the "Rosary for Life"      Planning (5-year goals complete next June, 2012).
    together at 10:00, 11:30, 1:00 and 2:30.        We can use this year to review the success of the
                                                    pastoral study and the goals, and begin to develop
                                                    ways to move into the future. Council members
      November 7 ~ Next Meeting.                    who have served before reminded the group that a
      Please join us at 7:30 in Room 109.
                                                    survey was conducted and then it took a few years
                                                    to develop the first Vision and Mission Statement,
    Pray without ceasing.   1 Thessalonians 5, 16
                                                    from which came various ideas for the parish. (It
                                                    was updated in 2004).

                   ROSARY SOCIETY                   Stewardship developed from the council and it is
                      MEETING                       now a separate ministry. After that, CARA
                                                    (church researchers) was hired to conduct
                                                    another survey. Six years ago Greg Cellini was
                       Our next meeting             on staff and led the pastoral study from which the
                                                    current five-year goals developed. The Council
                            will be                 will prayerfully reflect on the current vision and
                                                    mission statement and the five-year goals, study
        Wednesday, October 12.                      materials on pastoral planning, and continue
                                                    discussions.

      Join us for “steal” bingo and
       please remember to bring
       a scratch-off lotto ticket!

               Questions?
          Call Betti at 549.9451                                                              St. E. Melville-4
         Understanding the Sunday Readings:
             28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
                                                                           Hear our Prayers
Every Sunday, we come to a banquet. This Eucharistic
feast is a foretaste of the heavenly banquet God will
                                                                                 O Lord for ......
provide for everyone when death has been destroyed
forever (see Isaiah 25). It is the wedding feast of the
Lamb of God, to which we must bring all we have,
and all we are.                                         The Sick
FIRST READING
Isaiah’s splendid vision of the new creation (God
providing for his people like a parent, feeding them      The Deceased
and wiping away their tears) is often read at funerals.   Irene Tyminski
It is a glimpse of a world with the veil taken away,
when we experience God’s presence and there is no
more separation. The banquet flowing with the best        Our Servicemen and Women, especially…..
food and drink is the perfect image of this eternal
                                                     Pfc. James Calfa, U.S. Army, Iraq
coming together.
                                                     Major Garrett M. Condon, USAF
RESPONSORIAL PSALM                                   Capt. Thomas Frey, USMC
                                                     Capt. George Kahler, U.S. Army
Psalm 23 gives us another tender image of God as the
shepherd, who guides us in safe paths and spreads a S.A. Richard S. Lerner, U.S. Navy
feast before us.                                     Cpl. Christopher Thomas Pesce, USMC, Iraq
                                                     Lt. JG Daniel Cody Shea, U.S. Navy
SECOND READING                                       Lt. Col Kent Walsh, U.S. Army
Our First Reading and Responsorial Psalm spoke of    Lt. Frederick Zappala, U. S. Army, Iraq
banquets. The Second Reading speaks of doing
without. Paul thanks the Philippians for their care
for him but reassures them that, in Christ, he has                    ST. ELIZABETH
learned to trust in God, whether feast or famine is
his lot.                                                               SENIOR GROUP
GOSPEL
The verse for the Gospel Acclamation is from
Ephesians, a prayer for enlightenment. The Gospel             Next Meeting: October 18
itself opens up for us “the hope that belongs to our
call” (Ephesians 1:18). In the parable of the wedding          Elen Eichelbaum speaking on the topic of
feast, Jesus uses imagery for the kingdom, which the                how to talk to loved ones about
prophets before him used as well. But where Isaiah                 sensitive issues as you grow older.
emphasizes the bounty of God, the parable of Jesus
puts the focus on the response of those invited. The
feast is spread, but some ignored the invitation while
                                                                   FLU SHOTS
others beat or even killed the messengers. The king
responds with anger, destroying the ungrateful and
                                                              WILL BE GIVEN AT THE
gathering in others, “bad and good alike” (Matthew
22:10), until the banquet hall is filled. But the
                                                              END OF THE MEETING.
concluding portion of the parable, about the wedding                 Next Trip: October 10
garment, shows that it is not enough to come to the
banquet. We must come intentionally understanding                    Michael Amante Show
why we are there: ready and dressed in our wedding                 Resorts Casino, Atlantic City
garment. (This portion is omitted in the short form of
this Gospel reading. Some scripture scholars suggest
that is may have originally been part of a different
parable.)                                                                                        St. E. Melville-5
                                              STEWARDSHIP
               th
                 October 2, 2011
            27 Sunday in Ordinary Time                       2011 Catholic Ministries
            FINANCE MINISTRY                                        Appeal
                      2011 - $17,087                               One Faith, One Hope, Many Gifts
                      2010 - $18,300                        Stewardship reminds us to count our blessings,
                    (7% decrease from 2010)                 acknowledge God’s gifts to us and express thanks
                                                            to Him. We sincerely thank the many households
                                                            in our parish who, as good stewards, have made a
                                                            gift to the 2011 Catholic Ministries Appeal. You
            MASS ATTENDANCE                                 are helping many people in need in our community.
                                                            Our Parish has not met our goal. If you have not
                       2011 - 1,518                         yet pledged, please consider a gift today and help
                       2010 - 1,538                         us attain our goal. Our Parish will receive 20% of
                    (1% decrease from 2010)                 the amount collected when we reach our goal. For
                                                            more information, call 516.379.5210 ext. 2 or visit
We thank all who contribute to the support of our Parish!   www.catholicministriesappeal.org.



                         Every Gift Matters ~ Thank you!
                Please consider what you can do to make this campaign successful.


                           CATHOLIC MINISTRIES APPEAL PLEDGE
 I would like to support the Catholic Ministries Appeal with a pledge of $___________.
 My down payment will be $_____________, leaving a balance of $_____________________.

 Make check payable to: Catholic Ministries Appeal

 Parish: ________________________________________________________                                  Monthly
 Name: ________________________________________________________                                    Quarterly
 Address:_______________________________________________________                                   Annually
 City, State, Zip:_________________________________________________                                Other
 Phone:________________________________________________________
 Donor Signature:________________________________________________

     Mail to: Diocese of Rockville Centre, Post Office Box 9023, Rockville Centre, NY 11571-9023
                          Attention: Catholic Ministries Appeal                           St. E. Melville-6
     October 8 & 9 is                                               We welcome into our parish
                                                                        and our community


  INCLUSION
                                                              the following newly-baptized members:

                                                                    Dean Anthony Botta

  AWARENESS                                                          Ava Lynn Crawford
                                                                 Francesca Lucia Grizopoulos
                                                                 James Harrison McLaughlin
  WEEKEND                                                           Jaxson Hunter Meyer
                                                                    Giuliana Clara Valoti
We welcome parishioners of all abilities
into active participation at our parish
and encourage everyone to share their
gifts in our faith community.

St. Elizabeth Family Program is now beginning
its third year with our Special Needs Faith
Formation Program. This program helps our
parish reach out to families and children (between
five and 15 years of age) with unique needs. This is                    Knights of Columbus
a comprehensive program of religious instruction
tailored to these children’s needs (Autism, Down’s                        Parish Breakfast
Syndrome, mental retardation, Attention Deficit
Disorder, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity                           Sunday, October 16
Disorder). Classes meet monthly on Monday
evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Parents remain                                  Msgr. Kane Hall
with their child during instructional time.
Catechists who are familiar with this area of                Hot Breakfast will be available after
education are especially welcome to assist.                   the 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Masses
                                                                       Coffee/Tea Social
                  Prayer for Awareness                            after the 12:00 Noon Mass
God, Creator of all, help us to recognize that each             Questions? Call Brian Morelli
of us has abilities and each of us has limitations .
                                                                631.831.8280 or 729-1753
Yet, we all have a part to play in bringing about
your Kingdom. You love each of us profoundly.
In the spirit of gratitude and solidarity, we ask you
to increase our awareness of both the gifts and the
needs of those around us. Open our hearts, minds        Monday, October 10, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
and doors to the gifts of every person. Help us to          Persistence...Not Perfection
become truly welcoming communities where every
one can find their place at Your table. We ask this             Spiritual Life Center.
                                                         Call Chris Reilly at 423.5110 or email
in Your name, Amen.
                                                         Reilly962@aol.com Registration for these
                                                         evenings is recommended to insure adequate
Pathways Awareness Open Hearts Open Minds                seating. Please call to let us know
1-800-955-2554 www.inclusioninworship.org                                                       St. E. Melville-7
                                                         you will be attending. Thank you!
                                                                       “ The Lord God then took the
                                                                         man and settled him in the
                                                                         Garden of Eden, to cultivate
                                                                         it and care for it.”
                                                                                              Genesis 2:15

                                                                               Did you know that
                                                                              trees cleanse the air,
                                                                           provide habitats for wildlife
                                                                                        and
This week, while you are grocery shopping,
would you be able to help Outreach provide                                      lower energy costs?
the following items for our families in need?
                                                                                     Try:
  Hearty Soups *                                                        Planting deciduous trees and
                                                                        vines that will provide shade
  Instant Mashed Potatoes *                                             in summer and allow light
  Tuna *                                             and warmth in the winter.
  Peaches
                                                     Catholic Climate Covenant
  Baked Beans*                                       is a Catholic initiative
  Beans (Kidney, Chick Pea, etc.)                    encouraging respect and
                                                     responsibility for God’s
  Jello / Pudding
                                                     creation.
  Crackers
                                                     As Catholics, we have a
  Tissues (it’s allergy season!)                     responsibility to be wise
  Soap                                               stewards of God’s creation
  Toothpaste                                         and we must decide how we
                                                     can improve our lives to
                                                     safeguard this creation for future generations.


  Nonperishable food can be left in the Gathering
 Lobby. Perishable fresh foods, vegetables, breads
                                                       Fall Plant & Garage Sale
 and meats should be brought to the Parish Center    sponsored by the St. Elizabeth of Hungary
        between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
             Monday through Friday.                             Ladies Auxiliary of the
                                                                 Knights of Columbus
 *We are especially low on these items.                 will be held on Saturday, October 15,
                                                                 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
                   As always,                        203 Pidgeon Hill Road, South Huntington.
               Outreach is grateful                            Something for everyone!
           for your generous support!                   Call 423.3463 for more information.
                                                        All proceeds go to various charities!
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                                        SCHEDULE
                  Mass Intentions                                    Weekly Readings
Monday, October 10                            9:30 a.m. Monday, October 10
Bare & Helen Uhoda                                      Reading 1: Romans 1:1-7
Tuesday, October 11                           9:30 a.m. Gospel:     Luke 11:29-32
Maureen Francescani
                                                        Tuesday, October 11
Wednesday, October 12                         9:30 a.m. Reading 1: Romans 1:16-25
Henry Rottkamp                                          Gospel:     Luke 11:37-41
Thursday, October 13                          9:30 a.m.
Ron Powers                                              Wednesday, October 12
                                                        Reading 1: Romans 2:1-11
Friday, October 14                            9:30 a.m. Gospel:    Luke 11:42-46
Anna Dallojacono
                                                        Thursday, October 13
Saturday, October 15                          5:00 p.m. Reading 1: Romans 3:21-30
Muriel Collins; Brendan Duhaime                         Gospel:     Luke 11:47-54
Living Int. of Michael & Jamie Mazzei
Edward Ramiezl; Paul J. Salvato; Francis J. Schneider, Jr. Friday, October 14
                                                           Reading 1: Romans 4:1-8
Sunday, October 16                             8:00 a.m. Gospel:        Luke 12:1-7
Jonas Bilenas; Marija Melynis
Walter Melinis                                             Saturday, October 15
                                                           Reading 1: Romans 4:13, 16-18
Vivian Lueckoff                              10:00 a.m.
                                                           Gospel:    Luke 12:8-12
For the Parishioners of St. Elizabeth              Noon
                                                           Sunday, October 16
                                                           Reading 1: Isaiah 45:1, 4-6
                                                           Reading 2: Philippians 2:15d, 16a
                     Presiders                             Gospel:     Matthew 22:15-21

Saturday, October 15
 3:00 p.m. Wedding: Deacon John Failla                      Banns of Marriage
  5:00 p.m. Fr. Michael Carroll
                                                               Third Banns
Sunday, October 16
  8:00 a.m. Fr. Nick                                           Nancy Moschella and
10:00 a.m. Fr. Irinel                                           Domenick Lia (both of St. Elizabeth)
      Noon Fr. Frank Schneider          Pre-Cana Closing

                                                                                                 St. E. Melville-9
                                SCHEDULE: OCTOBER 9                                                TO       15, 2011
    2011                    CHURCH                                    PARISH CENTER                                     SPIRITUAL LIFE CENTER
  SUNDAY       8:00 a.m. Mass                       10 a.m. Children’s Dismissal During Mass                    109
  October 9    10:00 a.m. Mass                      7:00 p.m. Youth Ministry                                   MKH
               Noon Mass                            Senior Group Trip to Resorts Casino in Atlantic City
 MONDAY        9:30 a.m. Mass                                       Columbus Day Holiday                                        No Eucharistic Adoration
 October 10                                                                                                           10 a.m. Overeaters Anonymous (w/babysitting)
                                                                     Parish Center Closed                             12 Noon                 Alcoholics Anonymous
                                                                                                                      7 p.m.                  SCC Evening of Prayer
                                                                                                                      7:30 p.m.                 Baptism Preparation



 TUESDAY       9:30 a.m. Mass                       10 a.m. to Noon Outreach Assistance                         101 12 Noon                    Alcoholics Anonymous
 October 11    4:30 p.m. Family Program             4:30 p.m. Family Program
               7:15 p.m. Family Program             7:15 p.m. Family Program
WEDNESDAY 9:30 a.m. Mass                            10 a.m. to Noon Outreach Assistance                          101 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.          Eucharistic Adoration
 October 12 4:30 p.m. Family Program                10:30 a.m. Tai Chi                                       HospRm 10 a.m.                           Mommy & Me
               6:30 p.m. Choir Practice: Children   4:30 p.m. Family Program                                         10:15 a.m.             Miraculous Medal Novena
               7:30 p.m. Choir Practice: Adults     7:00 p.m. Knights of Columbus                           KofCRm 12 Noon                     Alcoholics Anonymous
                                                    7:30 p.m. Rosary Society                                 HospRm 1 p.m.                            Mommy & Me
                                                    7:30 p.m. Stewardship Committee                   LitResourceRm 7:30 p.m.                  Alcoholics Anonymous
                                                                                                                     7:30 p.m.                               Pre-Cana

THURSDAY       9:30 a.m. Mass                       10 a.m. to Noon Outreach Assistance                         101 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.          Eucharistic Adoration
October 13     7:15 p.m. 7th & 8th Grade RelEd      11:30 a.m. Widows / Widowers Executive Board                109 10 a.m.                           Mommy & Me
                                                    7:15 p.m. 7th & 8th Grade RelEd                                 12 Noon                   Alcoholics Anonymous
                                                                                                                    1 p.m.                           Mommy & Me
                                                                                                                    3:00 p.m.            OLPH/Divine Mercy Novena
                                                                                                                    7:00 p.m.                    Divorced & Beyond


  FRIDAY       9:30 a.m. Mass                       10 a.m. to Noon Outreach Assistance                        101 12 Noon                     Alcoholics Anonymous
 October 14    5:00 p.m. Wedding Rehearsal          6:00 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous Annual Dinner              MKH

 SATURDAY      3:00 p.m. Wedding                                                                                      1 p.m.                   Narcotics Anonymous
  October 15   4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Confessions
               5:00 p.m. Mass
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                                 SACRAMENTS
                                               Eucharist
                               Weekdays       9:30 a.m.
                               Saturday       5:00 p.m. (Vigil for Sunday)
                               Sunday         8:00 a.m.
                                              10:00 a.m. (Family Mass)
                                              12:00 Noon


           Baptism                              Marriage                        Reconciliation
Expectant parents are strongly en-
couraged to set up their baptismal     It is best to make arrangements      Confessions are heard in our
interview and attend our baptism       at least six months in advance,      church reconciliation room on
preparation class before the birth     prior to setting the date for your   Saturdays from 4:00 until
of their child. Please call or email   reception. Call the Center for an    4:45 p.m., or by appointment.
the Parish Center. Baptism             appointment.
is usually celebrated on the
second and fourth Sundays;
arrival time is 1:15 p.m.



                                       Anointing of the Sick
          Celebrated after the noon Mass on the first Sunday of the month and by appointment.


                                          Faith Formation
Are you interested in becoming Catholic? Were you never confirmed and now find that you would like
to complete your sacraments of initiation? Are you interested in finding out more about the Catholic
faith? If you said Yes to any of these questions, then Faith Formation is for you! Call the Parish Center
for more information.

                                   Eucharistic Adoration
           St. Elizabeth offers Eucharistic Adoration weekdays in the Spiritual Life Center.
           Monday and Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. - Miraculous Medal Novena; Thursdays at 3 p.m. OLPH/Divine Mercy
            Sacred Heart Novena on the Wednesday following the 1st Friday of the month.
                 Call Nancy Dunn at 631.271.9240 or Martha Screeney at 631.271.8899
                         for more information and perhaps to choose an hour.                   St. E Melville-11
                                  AROUND THE DIOCESE

  ANNUAL MASS & CELEBRATION                                      EMPLOYMENT NETWORK
sponsored by Catholic Charities Immigrant Services                    PROGRAM
 and honoring Long Island Immigrants of yesterday              Free guidance program for anyone seeking
   and today will be held on Sunday, October 30,            employment (recently terminated, first-time job
    1:30 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church,            hunters, recent graduates, returnees, downsized
          546 St. John’s Place, Riverhead.                  or underemployed). Experienced counselor will
              RSVP to 631.789.5210                         help you sharpen your job-hunting skills. Sessions
                                                            held on consecutive Monday evenings covering
                                                           career assessment, planning and research, resume
        SUFFOLK COUNTY                                     writing, networking and interviewing. First session
   VETERANS EMPLOYMENT FAIR                                          is October 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the
                                                                Community Center of Our Lady Queen of
      will be held on Friday, October 14 from
                                                            Martyrs Church, 53 Prospect Road Centerport.
       10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Suffolk County
                                                             The final session will be held on November 21.
  Police Academy, 502 Wicks Road in Brentwood.
                                                              Advanced registration is required. Call their
     For additional information, please contact
                                                                Parish Outreach Office at 631.754.9045.
    David Rivera at the Suffolk County Veterans
                                                                 Please bring a resume if you have one.
          Service Agency, 631.853.8387.

                                                        
         CATHOLIC CHARITIES                                  25TH ANNIVERSARY LIFE CENTER
          VEHICLE DONATION                                             BANQUET
   Catholic Charities has begun accepting vehicle               will be held at the Coral House in Baldwin
 donations to support their more than 60 programs          on Thursday, October 20, from 7 p.m. to midnight.
   across Long Island. Donate your old car, truck,         Cost is $125 per person and includes cocktail hour
boat or motorcycle and help us help our Long Island            and dinner/dancing. Guest speaker will be
   neighbors. It’s quick and easy to do. They will          Bishop Libasci. For ticket purchase or information
     schedule a convenient pick-up and provide               please contact Frank Garibaldi at 516.798.9100
  confirmation of your donation. Your old car will                       or go to www.lifecenterli.org.
help provide food for seniors, a home for newborns,
  and bring Christ's love in countless other ways to
           Long Island’s most vulnerable.
                                                                  CRAFT & FINE GIFT FAIR
             Call 877.507.GIVE (4483).                                   Trinity Regional School,
                                                                 1025 Fifth Avenue, East Northport
                                                                            is planning their
                                                                 20th Annual Craft and Fine Gift Fair,
         LIFE CENTER BENEFIT                                                  scheduled for
      A golf outing to benefit the Life Center of               Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  Long Island will be held Tuesday, October 11,                Vendor spaces are 11’ x 5’ for the gym and
 at the Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack.                           11’ by 4 1/2’ for the hall.
          Golfers and hole sponsors needed!                    One space is $75; two, $140; three, $205.
     Visit their website www.lifecenterli.org for                              Questions?
     information or call Larry at 516.647.8720                  Call Aileen Gallagher at 631.754.3764 or
                                                                    Siobhan Camas at 631.368.1692.


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