Week of October 15th – October 22nd

#FlashbackSunday – Ask Father Jerry

  • What did you study in college?
  • When do you go to confession?
  • How did you choose between diocesan priesthood and a religious order?
  • How have you grown spiritually since becoming a priest?

These are just some of the questions posed to Fr Jerry Cestare at last Monday’s “Grill the Priest”, sponsored by the Newman Club. Fr Jerry told us his vocation story and spoke honestly about how he tried to “run” from God and the priesthood. One of the take-aways of the evening was his message that God doesn’t look for “perfect”– He calls each of us and wants to use us as we are. Fr Jerry answered every question with straightforward good humor; most students felt the evening gave them a better understanding of the priesthood and a deeper appreciation for Fr Jerry.

Newman Club Monday @7pm in Melville Library N5560

Join us this week for our weekly General Body Meeting. We are a student-run club committed to deepening our faith by serving others as Jesus taught and forming a friendly and accepting community.

Service Opportunity – Little Flower Foster Care Sunday October 29th 11:30AM – 3PM

Join us for an afternoon of Halloween arts & crafts and sports activities at Little Flower Foster Care in Wading River.  The residential youth are busy during the week with school and homework, but the weekends can sometimes drag.  The couple of hours we spend with them can break the monotony and add some joy to their day.

Email Joanne Buonocore if you’d like to volunteer.  And if you can help drive your car in the carpool, we’d be appreciative!

From Our Chaplain . . .

Fr Sean Magaldi will have office hours on Tuesday, October 17th, from 6 PM – 9 PM, in the CCM office, Melville Library, N5574. Stop by and get to know your chaplain!