Diocese of Rockville Centre

 

Diocesan News

 

Funeral Arrangements:
Msgr. John P. Sullivan

Date of Death:                    February 20, 2007

Funeral Home:               Alexander-Tuthill Funeral Home
                                    6447 Route 25A
                                    Wading River, NY 11792
                                    Phone: 631-929-4111

Wake:                           Private viewing for family and clergy
                                                Saturday, February 24, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
                                    Alexander-Tuthill Funeral Home
                                    6447 Route 25A
                                    Wading River, NY 11792
                                    Phone: 631-929-4111

                                          Public viewing
                                               Sunday, February 25, 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
                                   Church of Saint John the Baptist
                                   1488 North Country Road
                                   Wading River, NY  11792
                                   Phone: 631-929-4339

Transferral Mass:              Sunday, February 26, 7:30 p.m.                
                                   Church of Saint John the Baptist
                                   1488 North Country Road
                                   Wading River, NY  11792
                                   Phone: 631-929-4339

Presider:                      Rev. Christopher Aridas
Homilist:                              Rev. Msgr. Joseph Nagle

Funeral Mass:               Monday, February 26                11:00 AM
                                   Church of Saint John the Baptist
                                   1488 North Country Road
                                   Wading River, NY  11792
                                   Phone: 631-929-4339

Presider:                      Most Rev. William Murphy
Homilist:                          Rev. Msgr. Francis Gaeta

Cemetery:                    Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn


Curriculum Vitae
Reverend Monsignor John P. Sullivan

Birth:                   July 5, 1937
                           Brooklyn, New York

Education:            Brooklyn Prep; St. John's University
                           Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington

Ordination:           May 29, 1965
                           Saint Agnes Cathedral, Rockville Centre

Assignments:

06/19/65                Associate Pastor; SS. Cyril and Methodius, Deer Park
10/09/69                Associate Pastor; Holy Family, Hicksville
09/03/74                Counselor Chaplain; Maria Regina Diocesan H.S., Uniondale
07/05/77                Associate Pastor; SS. Philip and James, St. James
06/13/84                Hospital Chaplain; St.Charles/ Mather Hospital, Port Jefferson
                             Residence at Infant Jesus, Port Jefferson
06/17/87                Pastor; St. Agnes, Greenport
08/01/96                Honorary Prelate
06/30/99                Pastor; St. John the Baptist, Wading River
06/30/04                Retirement; residence at St. Louis De Montfort, Sound Beach

 

 
  About The Diocese of Rockville Centre
The Diocese of Rockville Centre was formed in 1957 and covers 1,222 square miles in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The diocese serves approximately 1.4 million Catholics (total population in both counties is approximately 3.3 million). There are 134 parishes in 115 towns. Last year over 20,000 baptisms, 18,000 confirmations, 20,000 first communions and 5,000 marriages took place in the diocese. There are 2,137 students in Catholic kindergarten, 23,825 in primary or elementary school, 12,628 in secondary school and 3,300 in higher institutions. There are 76 Catholic elementary and high schools and one Catholic college in the diocese. Catholic Health Services of Long Island consists of five hospitals, three nursing homes, two home-care agencies, two senior housing complexes, a community-based home for those with special needs and a hospice. Last year, Catholic Charities assisted more than 80,000 individuals who are poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged on Long Island. For more information, visit
www.drvc.org


Contact:
Sean P. Dolan
Director of Communications
516-678-5800, ext. 625
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