Bishop Murphy to honor lay people Sunday with St. Agnes Medal of Service

Service to air live on Telecare at 3:00 p.m.

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. – October 20, 2015 – On Sunday, October 25, 2013 at 3:00 p.m., the Most Reverend William Murphy, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre will honor lay people from the Diocese with the Saint Agnes Medal of Service during a prayer service at the Cathedral of Saint Agnes, Rockville Centre.  One individual or married couple from each of the 133 parishes in the Diocese has been chosen.  This service will be broadcast live on Telecare, the diocesan television station (Cablevision, Channel 29/Verizon FiOS 296).

Now in its eighth year, Bishop Murphy announced the creation of the Saint Agnes Medal during a January 21, 2007 Mass opening the Golden Jubilee (50 year anniversary) of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.  Pastors from 133 parishes are asked to nominate lay people who unselfishly donate their time and talent to their parishes.

“Honorees are lay people whose love of the Church has been shown through the devotion to the Holy Father, to our diocese and to their parish,” said Bishop Murphy.  “They are the unsung heroes in our midst who build up our parish communities by extraordinary service in parish ministry, parish administration or some significant volunteer role.”

The Saint Agnes medal features the image of Saint Agnes, patroness of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, on one side and a depiction of the Cathedral of Saint Agnes on the other.  The two-inch diameter medal is made to be worn around the neck. 

 

The following are recipients of the 2015 Saint Agnes Medal of Service:

Name

Parish

Town

Lawrence (Larry) Davidson

Saint Martin of Tours

Amityville

Vito and Patricia Colletti

Saint Joseph

Babylon

Donna Marie Nappi

Saint Christopher

Baldwin

Jean Beskin

Saint Patrick

Bay Shore

Catherine Rapelje

Saint Gertrude

Bayville

Jacqueline M. Murray

Saint Barnabas the Apostle

Bellmore

Rita Straub

Mary Immaculate

Bellport

Karen Sullivan

Saint Martin of Tours

Bethpage

Joseph and Carolyn Brown

Our Lady of the Snow

Blue Point

Annette King

Saint John Nepomucene

Bohemia

Oswaldo Zurite

Saint Luke

Brentwood

Kathleen Fella

Saint Anne

Brentwood

Edward Tuohy

Queen of the Most Holy Rosary

Bridgehampton

Doris Mardovich

Saint Paul the Apostle

Brookville

William Ruth

Our Lady of Hope

Carle Place

Margaret Buckley

Saint Joachim

Cedarhurst

Jerry and Jean Flynn

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Centereach

Michele Hudson

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs

Centerport

Lorraine MC Clafferty

Saint John of God

Central Islip

Rita Hetzler

Christ the King

Commack

Gloria Cipriano

Our Lady of the Assumption

Copiague

Richard and Doris Gallagher

Saint Frances Cabrini

Coram

Patricia Burns

Sacred Heart

Cutchogue

Thomas Welch

Saints Cyril and Methodius

Deer Park

Gloria Montesano

Saint Matthew

Dix Hills

Loretta Walker

Most Holy Trinity

East Hampton

Rocky Nevelino

Saint Mary

Islip

Thomas Reilly

Saint Raphael

East Meadow

Fred Leonardo

Saint Anthony of Padua

East Northport

James and Mary Caffrey

Saint Raymond

East Rockaway

Donald Hicks

Saint Vincent de Paul

Elmont

Thomas and Anne Cosgrove

Saint Boniface

Elmont

Susan Picciano (postumously)

Saint Kilian

Farmingdale

Roseann Mazzola

Resurrection

Farmingville

Edward and Anna Nawrocki

Saint Hedwig

Floral Park

Kitty Walsh

Our Lady of Victory

Floral Park

Thomas and Maureen Hickey

Saint Catherine of Sienna

Franklin Square

Jorge and Yolanda Miranda

Our Holy Redeemer

Freeport

Peter and Margaret D'Angelo

Saint Anne

Garden City

Lucille (Lucy) Nigro

Saint Joseph

Garden City

Rose Venturino

Saint Rocco

Glen Cove

Angie Anzalone

Saint Rocco

Glen Cove

Rudy and Mary Hertlein

Saint Hyacinth

Glen Head

James (postomously) and Marilyn Reilly

Saint Francis of Assisi

Greenlawn

Paul and Doris Badamo

Saint Agnes

Greenport

James (Jim) and Theresa Drew

Saint Rosalie

Hampton Bays

John and Maryann Egan

Saint Thomas More

Hauppauge

Robert and Eliza Pszeniczny

Saint Ladislaus

Hempstead

Joanna Richichi

Saint Joseph

Hewlett

Al and Joan Geitner

Saint Ignatius Loyola

Hicksville

Michael Kennedy

Our Lady of Mercy

Hicksville

Karen Jenkins

Holy Family

Hicksville

Joanne Sprague

Good Shepherd

Holbrook

Frank Avino

Saint Patrick

Huntington

Harry and Helen Moran

Saint Hugh of Lincoln

Huntington Station

Robert (Bob) Nahman

Our Lady of Good Counsel

Inwood

Anne Gawronksi

Sacred Heart

Island Park

Augustine (Gus) Torelli

Saint Peter the Apostle

Islip Terrace

Vincent and Veronica Vivolo

Saint Joseph

Ronkonkoma

Marie Quick

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Lake Ronkonkoma

Carmen Greico

Saint Bernard

Levittown

Johanna Cito

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Lindenhurst

James (Jim) Higens

Saint Mary of the Isle

Long Beach

Theresa Malizia

Saint Ignatius Martyr

Long Beach

Frank Gaetani

Our Lady of Peace

Lynbrook

Joseph Resch

Our Lady of Lourdes

Malverne

James (Jim) and Linda Sellars

Saint Mary

Manhasset

Ruth Masarik

Our Lady of Fatima

Manorhaven

Francis and Deborah Mazura

Saints Peter and Paul

Manorville

Matthew and Kelly Broletti

Saint Rose of Lima

Massapequa

Fernando (Fred) and Barbara Ferrara

Our Lady of Lourdes

Massapequa Park

Jean Pia

Saint Jude

Mastic Beach

Marie Broderick

Saint Sylvester

Medford

Jean Victor

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

Melville

Margaret (Peg) Gormley

Cure of Ars

Merrick

Joseph Basel

Corpus Christi

Mineola

Marianne Caserta

Saint Theresa of Lisieux

Montauk

Mary Schultz

Holy Cross

Nesconset

Thomas (Tom) and Judy Liddy

Notre Dame

New Hyde Park

Regina Friel

Holy Spirit

New Hyde Park

Frances Forgione

Sacred Heart

North Merrick

Barbara Clarke

Saint Philip Neri

Northport

Danny Gibbons

Saint Anthony

East Northport

Frances Mortati

Saint Dominic

Oyster Bay

Joseph F. Sheldrick

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Patchogue

Patrick (Pat) and Grace Molluso

Saint Francis de Sales

Patchogue

James (Jim) and Marilyn Reilly

Saint Pius X

Plainview

Sandy Abbe

Our Lady of Miraculous Medal

Point Lookout

Ottmar and Ann Kistner

Infant Jesus

Port Jefferson

Grace Surwilo

Saint Gerard Majella

Port Jefferson Station

Leona Murphy

Saint Peter of Alcantara

Port Washington

Georgette Keller

Saint Isidore

Riverhead

Laura Stimfel

Saint John the Evangelist

Riverhead

Fran Bingham

Cathedral of Saint Agnes

Rockville Centre

Margaret Antonucci

Saint Anthony of Padua

Rocky Point

Francis (Frank) Onorato

Queen of the Most Holy Rosary

Roosevelt

John Dussel

Saint Mary

Roslyn

Francis and Ann Schiavoni

Saint Andrew

Sag Harbor

Augustus Mantia

Saints Philip and James

St. James

Frank Insinga

Saint Lawrence the Martyr

Sayville

Donna Calamis

Saint Boniface Martyr

Sea Cliff

Ruth Miller

Saint James

Seaford

Bryan and Kathy MacKay

Saint William the Abbot

Seaford

Joseph (Joe) and Rosemary (Ro) Niola

Maria Regina

Seaford

Joe and Sue Callari

Saint Margaret of Scotland

Selden

Carol Simco

Saint James

Setauket

Cecelia Kraus

Our Lady of the Isle

Shelter Island Heights

Mae Maloney

Saint Mark

Shoreham

Ronald (Ron) and Carol Tavis

Saint Patrick

Smithtown

Raymond (Ray) and Sandra (Sandy) Bohn

Saint Louis de Montfort

Sound Beach

Terence and Loretta Lynch

Our Lady of Poland

Southampton

Kathryn Duggan (postumously)

Basilica of Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary

Southampton

Raymond (Ray) and Barbara Terry

Saint Patrick

Southold

Anthony (Tony) and Mary Cordaro

Saint Edward the Confessor

Syosset

Marie Lucie Lebon

Saint Martha

Uniondale

Ralph Avallone (postumously)

Blessed Sacrament

Valley Stream

Michael (Mike) and Josephine Pascuzzi

Holy Name of Mary

Valley Stream

Joanne Durkin (postumously)

Saint John the Baptist

Wading River

Thomas (Tom) and Doreen McDonald

Saint Frances de Chantal

Wantagh

Barbara DiGiuseppe

Our Lady of Grace

West Babylon

Raymond and Mary Rocensies

Saint Thomas the Apostle

West Hempstead

Richard (Rick) and Cathleen (Cathy) Danowski

Our Lady of Lourdes

West Islip

Margarite Lemoine

Saint Brigid

Westbury

Linda O'Brien

Immaculate Conception

Westhampton

Kathy Kane

Saint Aidan

Williston Park

Paul and Helene Wentz

Holy Name of Jesus

Woodbury

James (Jim) and Teresa (Terry) Pieper

Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Wyandanch

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