Diocese of Rockville Centre

 

Statement from Bishop John Barres, Bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre on situation at St. John the Evangelist Church, Center Moriches

Date: May 19, 2017

Today is a sad day for all of us on Long Island and in particular, the parish of Saint John the Evangelist in Center Moriches.  We pray for the individual involved and his family.  We also pray for healing in the days ahead for the St. John the Evangelist parish community.

We are grateful and thankful to law enforcement, emergency service personnel and all of the first responders for handling this situation with the utmost professionalism.

All Masses and services at St. John the Evangelist will be held in the school auditorium.  Visit the parish website and facebook page for updates on Mass times and locations.

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