Parish Social Ministries (PSM) - Outreach

Lisa Hudson              
516-623-1400, Ext. 108  

A program offering food, clothing, shelter, and other critical forms of support to families in need in the Merrick area

Bereavement Group

Anne Marie Vista
516-868-8475
Eleanor Arnost
516-868-2585

Provides a confidential and caring environment to work through issues of grief.

Budget Counseling Services

Nancy Brown            
516-623-1400, Ext. 102

Professionals offer advice and assistance to those having problems managing their household finances.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (Homebound)

Carole Montano
516-377-0346

Parishioners 18 years or older bring the Eucharist to the sick and homebound (Diocesan training required).

Friendly Visitors

Lisa Hudson              
516-623-1400, Ext. 108  

Parishioners visit the homebound and those in local nursing homes offering them companionship. 

Hospitality

Mary Santi
516-623-1793         

Welcomes new parishioners at their homes, at Mass, and sets up refreshments at various parish functions.

Light of Hope Cancer Ministry

Lisa Hudson              
516-623-1400, Ext. 108  

A ministry that offers hope and inspiration for those affected by cancer on the 1st Sunday of the month at 12:30pm in the Conference Room of the Parish Center.

Mothers’ Group

Angela Favuzza  
516-623-1088 

Weekly meetings (September - June) of mothers and their pre-schoolers; support group for moms, playgroup for tots.

Peace and Justice

Lisa Hudson              
516-623-1400, Ext. 108  

Members organize and/or educate the community regarding Catholic Social Teaching.

Respect Life

Hildegard Oppel  
516-868-6994  

Promotes, supports, and raises awareness for a greater respect for the sanctity of all human life.

Transportation

Lisa Hudson              
516-623-1400, Ext. 108

Volunteers available to transport parishioners to and from Church and assist in other transportation needs.

Welcome Committee

Lisa Hudson              
516-623-1400, Ext. 108

Preparation and delivery of welcome packages to new new parishioners at their homes.