To Our Parishioners

Letters, Messages, Blessings, Prayer Services & More

We are a Parish Family and Faith Community that continues to "stay connected together in spirit through prayer" and through emails, letters, messages, videos and more!  Since March 2020 we are able to visit SCS Church for private prayer Mondays thru Fridays until 8PM; Saturdays until 5PM and Sundays until 2PM.  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is 1PM to 8PM every Friday in the SCS Church.  All must wear mask and practice social distancing.   

We keep you updated on issues and formed in living our faith through
a variety of messages/letters/notices/videos from our Pastor, Bishop and others.  Visit this site frequently to keep up on latest information.   

Thoughts on Returning Back to School - message from Diocese of Rockville Centre providing some tips and general information to support you and your child as we enter a new school year with new ways and structures. Click here: Backpacks & CoVid

Do you have a calling to be a Deacon?  What is involved in becoming a deacon and serving in a parish?  For men that may be interested you are invited to attend a special information session on September 15th to find answers to these questions and more.  Click here for detailed information on this special opportunity.  

A Letter 2 Students Attending College/Univerity - from Bishop John O. Barres of Diocese of Rockvile Centre.  Bringing Christ to the campus can be an important part of your on campus or off campus life.  Click here for a special message from our Bishop.

Mediums & Our Catholic Faith - letter from Bishop John O. Barres on this issue.  Visit or click here to read his message on "Mediums" and Our Catholic Faith 

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Higlighted Previous Letters, Messages, Blessings, Videos & More . . . 

Catholic Mass - Attending Online versus Attending Sunday Mass - message from Ken Yasinski, well known Catholic speaker that visits parishes throughout North America.  Ken provides five reasons for attending Mass in person when possible. See Below

Preparation for the Reopening of Public Mass -  This is an enormous challenge: when and how to reestablish public liturgies in a way that does not irresponsibly place the common good and the health of our people in grave danger.  Click Here for Letter of May 12, 2020 to Faithful from Bishop John O. Barres.

"Listen to the Voice of the Good Shepherd" -  A Message from Seminarian Louis Cona; a parishoner of Saint Catherine of Sienna now studying for the priesthood shares the importance of opening our hearts to hear God's Voice!  (see below) 

Reconsecration to Mary, Mother of the Church - May 1, 2020!  Thousands participated across the nation on Friday, May 1, in nation-wide Prayer Service led by Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, President of the USCCB.  Locally at Saint Catherine of Sienna we joined our Pastor Msgr. Richard Figliozzi and Seminarian Louis Cona in renewing conscreation to Our Lady as a Parish, Parish family and individuals.  (see below)  AND "Jesus I Triust in You!" (see below) 

"Jesus, I Trust In You!"  Message for April 19, 2020 Divine Mercy Sunday  Now if you wish to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet or listen to the Chaplet in song click here  Divine Mercy Sunday is the Second Sunday of Easter.  It is a tradition to celebrate Mass, pray together, recite the Divine Mercy Chaplet, have an opportunity for Confession and receive a blessing on this special day.  Due to Coronavirus it was celebrated differently but with heart and soul.  Many reflected on the image of Divine Mercy, opened their heart and said:  Jesus I Trust in You!  As a Parish Family we joined Msgr. Rick as he lead us in prayer and gave a blessing. (see below)


"He is Risen.  He is truly Risen!" Click Here - Written Message for April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday  AND see below for an Easter Greeting and blessing from our Pastor, Rev. Msgr. Richard Figliozzi.









Prepare for Mass  - a resource to be used in your home by individuals and families in preparing to participate in Mass from your home.  Also use for reflection as an individual and/or family prior to attending Mass in person.
Click here for Prepare for Mass Booklet