|WHAT:||Seminary of the Immaculate Conception Annual Golf Classic|
Enjoy a day of golf, brunch, refreshments, a cocktail buffet and exciting raffles, including a golf trip to Ireland, weekend getaways and Broadway tickets. All proceeds will be used for the improvement of Seminary facilities.
The event will honor John and Peggy O’Brien, the event chairpersons.
Established in 1930, the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, N.Y., is the Roman Catholic center for theological education and pastoral and spiritual formation for the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
|WHEN:||Monday, August 6, 2007 Registration begins at 11:00 a.m.|
|WHERE:||Garden City Country Club Garden City, N.Y.|
|HOW TO REGISTER:||Contact the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception Development Office 631-423-0483, ext. 102|
|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
Sean P. Dolan
Director of Communications
516-678-5800, ext. 625