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Free food for seniors
The Commodity Supplemental Food Program offers free food for seniors age 60 and over, who meet income guidelines. The food package includes cheese, milk, starches, cereals, juices, canned fish, meats, vegetables and more. Those eligible include seniors with a gross monthly income of $1,180 or less for singles and $1,594 for couples. For information call 631-491-4166 or 516-623-4568. The program is funded by USDA and NYSDOH and administered by Catholic Charities.

Help Available Crisis Pregnancy Centers on Long Island

BIRTHRIGHT OF PECONIC
• Suite 10·2 Feather Hill, Southold (mailing address: PO Box 1857, Southold 11971), 631-876-5138
•99 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays 11946, 631-728- 8900
CARE CENTER
•1930 Veterans’ Memorial Highway, Suite 15, Islandia 11749, 631- 630- 9779, lindacarecenter@yahoo.com
LIFE CENTER (AAA Pregnancy Options)
Offices
•1767 Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park 11729, 631-243-0066
•  507 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead 11550, 516-408-6300
• 35 East Willow Street, Massapequa 11758, 516-798-9100
lgariboldi@optonline.net
LONG ISLAND BIRTHRIGHT
Office
•106 Prince Road, Rocky Point 11778, 631-821-9727
NASSAU-SUFFOLK BIRTHRIGHT
Offices
•103 South Tyson Avenue, Floral Park 11001, 516-502-4423
•533 Main Street, Islip 11751, 631-277-3888
• 43 West Main Street, Smithtown 11787, 631-360-7707
•1859 Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh 11793, 516-785-4070
aantonette@verizon.net
Maternity Homes
• Bethany House, Roosevelt, 516-868-6866
• Momma’s House, Wantagh, 516-781-8637
• Mother of Good Counsel Home, Roosevelt, 516-223-1013
• Regina Maternity Services, Merrick,  516-223-7888
Information provided by: Diocese of Rockville Centre
Respect Life Office
, 50 North Park Ave., Rockville Centre, NY 11570, 516-678-5800 ext. 626 & 381, www.drvc.org/respectlife

THIS WEEK

SAT, OCTOBER 13
EAST ISLIP
Scott Hahn:
10 a.m., St. Mary’s Church, 20 Harrison Ave., 631-581-3304 ext. 122
MANHASSET
Charis Overnight Retreat for Young Adults:
St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House, 251 Searingtown Rd., 516-621-8300 ext. 37
MANORVILLE
Liturgy Course:
Five Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m., SS. Peter & Paul, 781 Wading River Rd., 631-369-1273
MERRICK
Catholic Women’s Conference:
9 a.m. – 3 p.m., “Women of Hope,” Curé of Ars Parish, www.catholicwomensministry.com, 516-409-6201
PORT JEFFERSON STATION
St. Gerard Majella Feast:
11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., 300 Terryville Rd., 631-473-2900
SMITHTOWN
America Needs Fatima National Rosary Rally:
12 p.m., St. Patrick’s Church, 280 E. Main, 631-981-7337

SUN., OCTOBER 14
OCEANSIDE
Writing Your Spiritual Timeline:
2 p.m., Tabor Retreat Center, 60 Anchor Ave., 516-536-3004
ROCKVILLE CENTRE
Art & Music of the Renaissance/Baroque Period:
3 p.m., Molloy College, Wilbur Arts Center, 516-678-5000 ext. 6880 or mlowenthal@molloy.edu
SEAFORD
Fall Fair:
10 a.m. - 4.p.m., St. William the Abbot, 2001 Jackson Ave., 516-785-6784

TUES., OCTOBER 16
COMMACK
Taizé Prayer:
7 p.m., Christ the King Church, 2 Indian Head Rd., 631-864-1623 ext. 221

WED., OCTOBER 17
ROCKY POINT
Food Drive/Dinner:
7 p.m., K of C, 683 Main St., 631-744-2433
SEAFORD
Stepping Out Widower and Widowers Social Club:
7 p.m., Delaney (St. James) Parish Center Hall, 80 Hicksville Rd., 516-735-8048

THURS., OCTOBER 18
BALDWIN
Life Center of Long Island Banquet:
6 p.m., Coral House, 516-798-9100 or www.lifecenterli.org

FRI., OCTOBER 19
HICKSVILLE
American Girl Fashion Show:
7 p.m.; also 10/20, 2 & 6 p.m.; 10/21, 2 p.m., benefit for Our Lady of Mercy School, 520 S. Oyster Bay Road, 516-433-7040, http://www.americangirlfashionshows.com/
WEST HEMPSTEAD
Divine Mercy Holy Hour:
6:30 p.m. confessions; 7:30 Holy Hour, St. Thomas the Apostle, 24 Westminster Rd., 516-448-5792
WOODBURY
Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship:
7:30 p.m., Holy Name of Jesus Church, 690 Woodbury Rd., 516-921-2334

UPCOMING

Barn Dance: 10/20, 2:30 p.m., benefit for Friends of L’Arche Long Island, Infant Jesus Parish, 110 Myrtle Ave., Port Jefferson, 631-473-4848, www.friendsoflarcheli.org

Beauty & the Beast:  10/20 & 10/21, 10/26-10/28, 7:30 p.m. on Fri. & Sat, 3 p.m. Sun., presented by St. Raymond’s Youth Group, 263 Atlantic Ave, East Rockaway,
516-599-3827 or 593-5000 ext. 32

Blood Drive: 11/1, 3 -8:15 p.m., St. James, 429 Route 25A, Setauket, 631-727-1100 ext. 1342,
jedahl44@gmail.com

Christmas Gift and Craft Fair: 11/4, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., 1170 Montauk Hwy., West Islip, 631-587-8000

Communion Breakfast: 10/21, 11 a.m. Mass, Immaculate Conception Seminary, Huntington,
631-423-0483, ext. 102  

Defensive Driving: 10/27, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., St. Martin of Tours RC Church, 40 Seaman Avenue, Bethpage, 631-360-9720

Defensive Driving: 11/03, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Our Lady of Hope RC Church, 534 Broadway, Carle Place, 516-334-6288

Divorced, Separated and Single Catholics of LI Widows & Widowers: 10/23, 8 p.m., St. Frances de Chantal School, 1309 Wantagh Ave, Wantagh, 516-794-4933

Garage Sale/Flea Market: 10/20, Setup 8 a.m., sale 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Shrine of St. Anne’s Columbiettes Council #4757, 96 Second Ave.,  Brentwood, 631-273-4863

Half Day Retreat with Matthew Kelly: 10/20, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., St. James Parish, Setauket, Dynamiccatholic.com or Stjamessetauket.org or 631-689-2410

Hourly Eucharistic Adoration: 10/20, 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. 10/21, St. Patrick’s Church, 280 E. Main St., Smithtown, 631-584-5206

Parish Bazaar: 10/26, 27, 28, Our Lady of Lourdes, 65 Wright Ave., Malverne, 516-599-1269
Prodigal Daughter: 10/19, 7:30 p.m., St. Frances de Chantal Church, 1309 Wantagh Ave, Wantagh, 516-785-2333

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat: 10/26-28, healing after abortion, Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, 516-523-0586, fgariboldi@optonline.net

Reunion: 10/20, St. Catherine Hospital School of Nursing alumni communion breakfast, Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, 718-639-9586

Reunion: 11/10, 4 p.m., Our Lady of Victory, Floral Park, class of 1962, rsvp by 9/20 whichbear48@aol.com or kps1248@aol.com

Vendors Wanted: 11/4, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Holiday Gift and Craft Fair St. John the Baptist DHS, 1170 Montauk Highway, West Islip, 631-422-5150

Vendors Wanted: 11/10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Holiday Craft Fair, Trinity Regional School, 1025 5th Ave., East Northport, trscraftfair@yahoo.com, 631-754-3764

Vendors Wanted: 11/10 - 11/11, Christmas Fair, Holy Spirit Church, 13 South Sixth St., New Hyde Park, 516-294-9837

Vendors Wanted: 11/11, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. Ignatius Boy Scout Troop 382 Holiday Craft Fair, St. Ignatius Loyola, 30 E Cherry St., Hicksville,  Troop382craftfair@gmail.com, 516-322-8226

Vendors Wanted: 11/17-11/18, Holiday Fair, St. Sylvester’s Church, 68 Ohio Ave. Medford, 631-654-1585

Vendors Wanted: 11/17, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Holiday Fair, Sacred Heart Church, 301 Long Beach Road, Island Park, 516-431-7877

Vendors Wanted: 11/18, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Holiday Craft Fair, St. Matthew Church, 35 North Service Road, Dix Hills, 631-586-4515

Vendors Wanted: 11/19, 3-9 p.m., Holiday Fair, Our Lady of Mercy School, 520 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Hicksville, 516-681-2504

Vendors Wanted: 11/24, Holiday Craft Fair, St. James Church, 80 Hicksville Rd., Seaford,
516-731-3710

Vendors Wanted: 11/25, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Craft Fair, SS. Cyril & Methodius 2012, 105 Half Hollow Rd., Deer Park, 631-667-622 or kcvstables@optonline.net

Workplace Spirituality:  Holding Faith from 9-5: 11/3, 10 a.m., St. St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House, Manhasset, 516-621-8300 ext. 37