Diocese of Rockville Centre

Media Advisory

WHAT: Mass for the repose of the soul of the Holy Father, Pope John Paul II for the student body, faculty and staff of Holy Trinity Diocesan High school.
WHEN: Thursday, April 7 at 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Football Field of Holy Trinity Diocesan High School
98 Cherry Lane
Hicksville, New York
DIRECTIONS:  LIE to Exit 41 South (Broadway-106/107 South). Pass the Broadway Mall on the right (Sears is on the left). The road splits just past the mall. Bear to the right. That is Route 106 (also known as Newbridge Road). Pass the Hicksville Railroad Station, cross over Old Country Road. You will see the back of Hicksville High School - keep going. Holy Trinity H. S. is just past Holy Family Church and the Getty Gas Station on the left. We have a large parking lot on the Newbridge Road side of the building.


Southern State Parkway to Exit 25 North (Newbridge Road). Go north for a few miles - you will cross over Hempstead Turnpike. Holy Trinity is about 1 mile north of Hempstead Turnpike
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 1.5 million Catholics (total population in both counties is approximately 3 million). There are 134 parishes in 119 towns. Last year over 21,000 baptisms, 18,000 confirmations, 21,000 first communions and 5,000 marriages took place in the diocese. There are 2,622 students in kindergarten, 26,738 in primary or elementary school, 11,979 in secondary school and 9,310 in higher institutions. There are 77 Catholic elementary schools, high schools and colleges/universities 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. These facilities served over 743,000 people last year. 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.

For more information:
Sean P. Dolan
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516-678-5800, ext. 625