Good Shepherd Italian Night
Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 6:30-10:00 PM,
Cost: $35, Seniors $30,
Location: Fellowship Hall,
Menu: Italian food, Wine Soda, Italian Deserts, Entertainment DJ
Call Nick for questions: 631-585-4335
Exercise for Others
Like to exercise through spin or zumba? Join the parish spin team or participate as in individual by signing up for zumba on Saturday, October 28. Exercise for Others is an opportunity to raise funds for Good Shepherd Parish and Catholic Charities while enhancing dramatic missionary growth on Long Island.
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Lazarus and All Souls Remembrance Mass
On Sunday, November 5th, at 2PM a Mass will be celebrated for all members of our parish family who have died this year and were buried from Good Shepherd Church.
It will also be a time to join in prayerful remembrance of all our loved ones who have gone before us. If you have a family member who passed away this year and wish to have them remembered at this Mass, please call the Main Office at 631 588-7689 by October 29 to have their names included. Any name given after this date will be added to next year's list.
The Ministry of Consolation invites your family to join us after the Mass for refreshments and fellowship.
All Souls Day Remembrance Novena envelopes will be placed on the altar at the Lazarus Mass and also will be prayed for during the following nine days at the 9AM Mass in the Daily Mass Chapel.
Good Shepherd's annual Chinese Auction will take place on Friday, November 17, starting at 6 p.m. Ticket drawing will start at 8 p.m. There will be a preview on November 11 & 12 where tickets and seasonal crafts will be available for sale.
Fatima Rosary Rally
2017 Public Square Rosary - Saturday, October 14 from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. This will be the 10th year of Our Lady of Fatima Public Square Rosary Rally, held at the Five Corners in Sayville, located on Main Street and Lakeland Avenue.
*Bring a folding chair
50th Anniversary Celebration
This fall, couples that have been married 50 years or more will be honored at liturgies on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the Church of St. Rose of Lima in Massapequa and on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Church of Christ the King in Commack. Both liturgies will begin at 2:30pm. Couples may register for ONE liturgy. Registration forms and complete instructions can be obtained at the parish office. Registration must be received by the Office of Worship by October 9th for the October 22nd liturgy and by November 6th for the November 19th liturgy. There will be additional celebrations in the spring for those who may find that more convenient. Dates for the spring celebrations will be communicated at a later time.
If you have any questions you may call: 516-678-5800 x 207
Worldwide Marriage Encounter
“On this mountain he will destroy the veil that veils all peoples.” Learn how to put aside the veils and masks that prevent true intimacy with your spouse by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next Weekends are Nov 3-5, 2017 in Huntington, NY and Feb 9-11, 2018 in Huntington, NY. For more information, call John & Toni Torio at 718-344-3700 or visit them at http://www.wwmeli.org.
Retreat in Assisi and visit to Rome
June 15 – 25, 2018
I wish to invite you to a special retreat in the footsteps of St. Francis and St. Clare in Assisi June 15 – 25, 2018. I will give two conferences a day for six days in Assisi with Mass each day in the various Churches. There is ample time for prayer and visiting the holy places. The entire city of Assisi becomes the retreat house. We will be staying at the Hotel Posta in Assisi. We will then spend three days in Rome at Domus Carmelitana not far from St. Peter’s. For further information you can access the brochure at: www.pilgrimages.com/frmcnamara, All arrangements are being made by 206 Tours and you register through them. You can call Chris at 206 Tours: 800 206 8687 or email him at: Chris@206tours.com. I look forward to sharing this with you.
Fr. Jim McNamara