WHAT: The Most Reverend William Murphy, Bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, will preside at a ribbon-cutting ceremony and blessing of a new state-of-the-art FieldTurf® multi-purpose athletic field and track at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School. FieldTurf artificial turf is the same playing surface found in many NFL stadiums. The new track is a certified 400-meter polyurethane surface.
Donors to the “Visionary Fund” who helped raise money for the track and field will be invited onto the field for the ceremony, which is part of the school’s homecoming celebration.
Homecoming festivities at St. John’s will begin with a breakfast and then Mass at 10:30 AM in the auditorium. Following the dedication, blessing and homecoming festivities, the St. John the Baptist Cougars will play the Falcons from Cardinal Spellman High School, Bronx, New York.
Kickoff: 1:30 PM.
WHEN: Sunday, October 9 at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School
1170 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY 11795
Sean P. Dolan,
Diocese of Rockville Centre
516-678-5800, ext. 625