To upgrade electrical service at the Pastoral Center, it will be necessary to shut off all electrical service to the building at 5:00 p.m. this evening (August 18, 2009).  Therefore, employees will not be able to access the building after 5:00 p.m. and the phone system will not be operational.  The diocesan website ( will remain operational.  Power will be restored in time for normal operations on Wednesday, August 19.  Thank you for your cooperation.

To report any emergency to the diocese during this time please contact the St. Agnes Rectory at (516) 766-0205.