|Saint Margaret Mary, RC Church
560 Lincoln Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10306
(718) 351-2612 Fax: (718) 987-0446
|All Parishioners, especially our
All parishioners are invited to
Register to participate in our parish life.
Did you know that you need to be
registered to have a child baptized, or
have a First Communion, Confirmation
Also, if your asked to be a sponsor,
you need a letter from your
You can Register at the Rectory or by
completing and submitting the online
|Last Updated: April 7, 2015 8:03pm
REGARDING THE STATEN ISLAND
SUBSTANCE ABUSE EPIDEMIC
At the March 27th, 2014 meeting of the
Staten Island Vicariate, the subject of
substance abuse on Staten Island was the
principle topic. Congressman Michael
Grimm, Adrienne Abbate (Project Director,
Tackling Youth Substance Abuse) and
Luke Nosta (Director, Camelot) made
presentations on the serious abuse problem
on Staten Island. Click here for details.
MAKING ALL THINGS NEW
Click here to read Father Joe's April 4th, 2015 update.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The Archdiocese of New York has issued a Making All Things New - Implementation of
Parish Mergers, Most Frequently Asked Questions document dated January, 2015.
To keep all parishioners current as we progress through the Program, we have provided this
7 page document for your viewing and/or printing - click here.
Religious Education classes are on Easter break.
Classes will resume on Sunday, April 12th at 8:30am for levels 1-4
and Wednesday April 15th at 4:00pm for levels 5-8.
The 2014-2015 Religious Education Schedules for Levels 1-4 and 5-8 are available
on the Religious Education Page.
Dates to Remember
- Thursday, April 30th at 4:00pm: Level 3 students practice for their First Communion.
- Thursday, May 7th at 4:00pm: Level 3 students practice for their First Communion.
- Thursday, May 14th at 4:00pm: Level 3 students practice for their First Communion.
- Saturday, May 16th at 11:00am: Level 3 students will receive
their First Communion.
- Sunday, May 17th at 10:00am - the Crowing of Mary
Please keep these children in your prayers.
Please join us at a Scripture Study session. They are held on:
- Mondays at 7:00pm in the Dongan Hall Meeting Room, and
- Tuesday immediately after he 9:00am Mass in the Rectory
These sessions read the scriptures for the coming week and a reflection of each reading.
There is then a round table discussion as to how the readings impact the individual.
If you are shy or don’t wish to share your experiences, that’s fine. No one is required
to do anything other than listen to and reflect on the readings.
Over the years we have had many people attend these sessions and all walk away with a
better feeling of themselves and others. As one participant has mentioned “this is food
for our mind and soul.”
We are not Biblical Scholars, we are a group of individuals who obtain a great deal
out of the teachings from the Bible. The sessions are very informal and we even provide
coffee and treats.
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WEEKLY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Altar Society Mrs. Margaret Pisciottano (718) 351-2612
Saturday after the 9:00am Mass in the Church.
Join in keeping our Church and Sanctuary neat and clean.
All are encouraged to help.
Choir / Music Ministry Ms. Patricia Seblano (718) 954-0247
Sunday after the 10:00am Mass in the Choir Loft.
New members are welcomed.
Food Pantry Mr. Jim Regan & Mr. Bob Puccio (718) 351-2612
Effective March 6th: 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, 8:00am –11:00am
Under the Rectory, enter via rear Parking Lot.
Golden Age Club Ms. Terry Brennan (718) 351-2612
Tuesday at 1:00pm in the Dongan Hall Meeting Room.
New members welcomed.
Island Shores Residents Mass
Legion of Mary Mrs. Barbara Regan (718) 351-2119
Pray the Rosary Monday through Saturday at 8:30am and
Sunday at 11:30am in the Church..
Weekly meeting Sunday 12:00pm in the Rectory.
New members welcomed.
Miraculous Medal Novena
Monday after the 9:00am Mass.
RCIA/Bible Study Mrs. Barbara Regan (718) 351-2119
Monday at 7:00pm in the Dongan Hall Classrooms.
Religious Education Mrs. Barbara Regan (718) 351-2119
Registration for 2014 - 2015 is now open.
Classes for Levels 1 - 4 will take place Sunday Mornings, 8:30am-10:00am and
Levels 5-8 will take place Wednesday afternoons 4:00pm-5:30pm.
Please bring your child’s Baptismal Certificate and a
$25 deposit when registering to cover the cost of the book.
Scripture Study Sr. Barbara Helco (Tuesdays, am) and
Mr. Jerry LePre (Mondays, pm)
Monday at 7:00pm in the Meeting Room.-
Tuesday after the 9:00am Mass in the Rectory
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TAKE A PHOTO TOUR
View our parish Picnic photos at our Facebook page.
Click here to take a photo tour of our Church the prior events.
Monday - Saturday 9:00am
8:00am, 10:00am, and 12:00noon.
Our Faith Formation
Committee meets every
second Tuesday of the
month at 7:00pm in the
Dongan Hall Meeting
Room (under he
For more information,
RECTORY OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 2:30pm
1st and 2nd Sundays, by appointment only. Interviews of
parents seeking baptism for their children are arranged by
calling the Rectory during business hours.
Arrangements for the Sacrament of Marriage must be
made six months in advance. Please contact the Rectory
for further information.
Father Erno Diaz
Read the Words and
farewell to Fr. Diaz.
Saturday: 4:00pm to 4:30pm