Rectory Office Hours:
Ash Wednesday - March 5, 2014:
Future Lenten Schedule:
The Level 2 Parent & Child Retreat originally scheduled for Sunday, February 9th has been rescheduled to Monday, March 30th from 1:30-3:00 pm. Since the retreat was going to take the place of our class session next week, classes should take place during their usual day/time slot.
Confirmation Dates Set: Confirmation will be celebrated by Bishop William Murphy on Monday, May 19th 2014. Children whose last names begin with A - K will receive at 10:00 am. Those whose names begin with L - Z will be confirmed at 2:00 pm.
$10,000 Super Raffle: A Success: To All Parishioners, Thanks to All who supported our parish effort by purchasing tickets and working on the party. The proceeds will help me serve you
Gathering of the Palm: All families are invited to bring their old palm to the church lobby before Mass on the Sundays of February so we can use it for ashes this Ash Wednesday. The palm will be burned at a ceremony, Tuesday Evening March 4th, outside the church at 6:30 PM.
Children’s Liturgy of the Word & Family Liturgy: Children’s Liturgy of the Word will be on the first, second & fourth Sunday Mass at 10 AM where the children process to the auditorium for age appropriate activities to help them better understand the Gospel. Children of kindergarten age and old- er go down to the auditorium (without parents) accompanied by our Parish adult leaders of the Ministry and return before upstairs after the Homily. Family Liturgy will be on the third Sunday of the month at the 10 AM Mass. The Homily will be given with the children gathered around the altar. Our Children’s Choir will be singing at this Mass each month.
Audio - Visual Assistance Needed!: St. Margaret’s visual technologies, - videos & projected lyrics to spread the Good News here at our parish is in need of volunteers. If you are 14 yrs. old or older & are able to assist & like working with these technologies, see Dan after Mass at the Music Ministry, call the rectory at 732-3131 x117 or send your e-mail address & how you would like to help to email@example.com.
Sign Language Mass: The Saturday 5:00 P.M. Mass at St. Margaret’s is interpreted in sign language. Please spread the word to those who are hearing- impaired that this is available to help them in their praise and worship.
The Long Island Catholic Website!: Now that the Long Island Catholic Magazine is underway, we are happy to announce the development of the Long Island Catholic website: www.licatholic.org.
Tax Statements:Due to the increase in stamps and trying to be thrifty, we will not automatically sending out End of Year Tax Statements. Call the rectory if you would like your statement at 732-3131 x133. Please leave a clear message with your name, address and if you know your envelope number.
Baseball Registration: Visit the website online at Leaguelineup.com/stmargarets or call 716-5080 for info.
Food Pantry: Our pantry could use kid’s snacks, juice, breakfast and lunch meals. Please see the following list: SOUP (out), JELLY (out), Spaghetti O’s/Ravioli, Crackers, Fruit Cups, Fruit Snacks, Goldfish Crackers, Hot Dogs, Juice Boxes, Lunchables, Pop Tart,s Pretzels, Pudding Cups, Raisins, Tuna, Complete Pancake Mix. If you are unable to shop please visit our OUTREACH ANGEL located in the lobby of the church after mass. Thank you all for your generosity! Donations maybe dropped off at the rectory or in the box by St. Joseph in the back of the church. Many blessings for those who remember the less fortunate.
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