WHO: His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington will be the guest presenter on: “Why the New Evangelization Now”
WHEN: Sunday, October 30, 2011: 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Seminary of the Immaculate Conception – Seminary Auditorium
440 West Neck Road
Huntington, New York 11743
REGISTER: This event is free. Pre-registration is requested. Contact Beverly Malone
Sean P. Dolan
P: 516-678-5800, ext. 625
About The Diocese of Rockville Centre
The Diocese of Rockville Centre (www.drvc.org) was formed in 1957 and covers 1,198 square miles in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The diocese serves approximately 1,737,498 baptized Catholics (total population in both counties is approximately 3.4 million). There are 134 parishes (1 campus parish) in 115 towns. In 2010, 16,318 baptisms, 16,296 confirmations, 17,123 First Holy Communions and 4,773 marriages took place in the diocese. There are 19,261 students in Catholic elementary schools; 12,595 students in Catholic high schools and 3,500 in higher institutions. There are 55 Catholic elementary schools (51 parish or regional and 4 private), 10 high schools (3 diocesan, 2 parish and 5 private) and one Catholic college in the diocese. Catholic Health Services of Long Island consists of six hospitals, three nursing homes, a community-based home for those with special needs and a hospice. In 2010, Catholic Charities assisted more than 53,500 individuals who are poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged on Long Island. (09/11).