Diocese of Rockville Centre


 Calendar Announcement


WHAT: Second Annual Golf Classic for the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception

WHEN: Monday, July 18, 2005

- 9:00 a.m. Golfer registration
- 10:00 a.m. Brunch
- 11:30 a.m. Shotgun Tee-off
- 5:00 p.m. Buffet

WHERE: Huntington Country Club

HONOREE: Msgr. Thomas J. Hartman

BACKGROUND: Msgr. Thomas Hartman will be the honoree for the Second Annual Seminary of the Immaculate Conception Golf Classic. Msgr. Hartman has been the executive director of Telecare and has been a visible and tangible symbol of the impact priests have on everyday life.

If unable to golf, participation as a sponsor or dinner guest would be greatly appreciated

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call the Seminary Office of Development at 631-423-0483, ext. 102         


Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
Established in 1930, the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception (Huntington, NY) is the Roman Catholic center for theological education and pastoral and spiritual formation for the Diocese of Rockville Centre and Brooklyn and the Vincentians. As the Seminary approaches its 75th anniversary, the formation of men for the priesthood is its primary task. The seminary also serves women and men preparing for ministerial service or who are pursuing advanced study for personal and spiritual enrichment.

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,
Diocese of Rockville Centre
516-678-5800, ext. 625
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