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The Church of Saint Dominic

One Journey Through Faith and Education

Parish Social Ministry

The Office of Parish Social Ministry at the Church of Saint Dominic provides many services to the parish and works in conjunction with numerous community organizations throughout the Town of Oyster Bay.

Services and Programs:

Some of the services provided include:

Financial Assistance (for fuel, rent, medicine, etc.)
Praise Ministry
Bereavement & Counseling

For those looking for support and understanding after the loss of a loved one. Meetings are held in the Parish Social Ministry Office.

Social Services
Visiting the Homebound

Every so often, a parishioner may find that due to illness or age, they are unable to attend Mass. One of our Eucharist Ministers will be delighted to bring Holy Communion and spend some time with our parishioners.

Baptismal Preparation Program

Volunteers assist with the Preparation class for Baptisms and the celebration of the sacrament. The program meets on the last Thursday of each month.

The Office also participates in programs of the Inter-religious & Human Needs Council, including Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas & Easter Drives, English as a Second Language program and the Summer Camp Scholarship program.

Volunteerism & Philanthropy:

We are always in need of volunteers and welcome you with open arms. We are also in need of funds to help us care for those in need. Funds are traditionally raised through donations from parishioners and friends, through Outreach Dinners, a collection at the Thanksgiving Mass and through the Christmas Adopt a Family program.

For more information on services, programs or volunteering, please contact Dawn Dillon, Director of Parish Social Ministry - 516.922.4488 ext. 1294

For more information on making a financial donation, please contact Kathy Murphy, Director of Development - 516.922.4488 ext. 2225