“Wherever there are people in need of food and drink, clothing, housing, medicine, employment, education; wherever people lack the facilities necessary for living a truly human life or are tormented by hardship or poor health, or suffer exile or imprisonment, there Christian charity should seek them out and find them, console them with eager care and relieve them with the gift of help”
Documents of Vatican II
Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity
Outreach & Food Pantry:
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m to 1:30pm. Other times by appointment
Contact us at (631) 669-4544.
We are located in the Rectory opposite the Thrift Shop. The staff and volunteers offer immediate help to people in need of:
In partnership with St. Vincent De Paul, the Food Pantry offers emergency food to families and individuals who are struggling financially. Persons in need may call for an appointment or just stop by the Outreach office. During the initial meeting, an evaluation and assessment are made and follow through is provided by the staff.
If you, a friend, or a neighbor have an immediate need and are not sure where to
turn, please call.
Respite for Children with Special Needs
Every fourth Friday of the month, Parish Outreach offers Respite for children with special needs, ages 5-18. Adult and teen volunteers spend time with the children in a structured recreational program while the parents have two hours to relax. At least one volunteer is assigned to each child. The O'Connell Room in the Parish Center is set up into stations with areas for board games, books, puzzles, indoor sports , music and dance. We also serve pizza for dinner. If you are interested in participating in this Respite program, please call Kathy at Parish Outreach at 669-0068 ext. 128 for further information
The Thrift Shop sells gently used clothing, household items, baby items, books, toys, jewelry, etc at reduced prices. All proceeds go to Parish Outreach and are used to provide help to families in need. In June, the Thrift Shop hosts a large Tag Sale in the school gymnasium. The Thrift Shop is located in the convent and is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. Donations are gratefully accepted.