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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A)

Once again this year Immaculate Conception Parish will facilitate the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.) for adults who wish to participate in a process of formation to receive the sacraments of the Catholic Church during the next Easter season.

  • Adult non-Christians can prepare for full initiation into the Catholic Church through Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist (Communion) at the Easter Vigil.
  • Adult non-Catholic Christians can prepare to be received into the Catholic Church and make Confirmation and Eucharist at Easter.
  • Adult baptized Catholics who have not yet received Confirmation and Eucharist can also prepare for them at Easter.
  • Also, adult baptized Catholics who wish to complete initiation can prepare to receive Confirmation at Pentecost next year.

If you or someone you know wishes to inquire into this process, please contact Fr. Bill McLaughlin at the rectory office at (718) 728-1613. Weekly sessions of prayer, study, and sharing the Scriptures will begin in early October. Also, the R.C.I.A. is being offered in Spanish (contact Deacon Elkin Tamayo) and for high school age young adults (contact Mrs. Marylyn Crum). All inquiries can be made at the rectory office.


Immaculate Conception Adult Choir

The Immaculate Conception Church Adult Choir will resume on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at  the 10:30 a.m. Mass.  If you are interested in joining the choir, please speak to director, Gerry Hecht, after Mass.


Rosary Society

Please join us for the Rosary Society Mass and meeting on Sunday, October 1. We will begin by reciting the Rosary in church at 10:00 a.m. You can find us in the Chapel in first few pews on the left side. We will then move to the left side of the main church facing the Ambo for the Mass. After Mass, we will go down to Lyons Hall in the school for our meeting and refreshments. All are welcome!


Just the Two of Us

Just The of Us is a toddler program for children 18 months to 36 months and their caregiver. It begins Tuesday October 3rd and Thursday, October 5th, for 10 Sessions each, from 9:00 am - 10:30 am. Please call 718-728-1969 or visit the School Office for more information.


Members of Immaculate Conception Council 11449

A special election is being called. Our current Grand Knight, Clayton Harrison, has resigned due to unexpected professional obligations. First nomination will be held on Wednesday, September 27 @ 7:30 pm. Second nomination and Election will be held on Wednesday, October 11 @ 7:30 pm. So come out and cast your vote. 


Knights of Columbus Raffle

Once again, Immaculate Conception Council 11449 will be running a lottery based on the NYS Pick 3 Lottery. The cost of  each raffle is $20 and runs from New Years Day to New Years Eve 2018. The numbers run from 000 to 999. Those holding numbers from 2017 and would like to keep them are asked to contact John at 917-816-2488. Good Luck!




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