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WHAT:Bishop William Murphy to Speak at “Faith-on-Tap” Forum

Bishop Murphy will be the guest speaker at the February Faith-on-Tap meeting. He will speak on “The Church and the World - Finding the City of God in the City of Man.”

Faith-on-Tap is a Catholic forum where young adults in their 20s and 30s gather monthly in a friendly atmosphere to hear informed speakers and discuss questions concerning faith and morality. 
  
WHEN:February 27, 7-9 p.m.
  
WHERE:The Wantagh Inn
3264 Railroad Avenue
Wantagh, NY 11793
  
FOR MORE INFORMATION:Call 516-678-5800, ext. 309
 
  
  
 About The Diocese of Rockville Centre
The Diocese of Rockville Centre was formed in 1957 and covers 1,222 square miles in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The diocese serves approximately 1.4 million Catholics (total population in both counties is approximately 3.3 million). There are 134 parishes in 115 towns. Last year over 20,000 baptisms, 18,000 confirmations, 20,000 first communions and 5,000 marriages took place in the diocese. There are 2,137 students in Catholic kindergarten, 23,825 in primary or elementary school, 12,628 in secondary school and 3,300 in higher institutions. There are 76 Catholic elementary and high schools and one Catholic college in the diocese. Catholic Health Services of Long Island consists of five hospitals, three nursing homes, two home-care agencies, two senior housing complexes, a community-based home for those with special needs and a hospice. Last year, Catholic Charities assisted more than 80,000 individuals who are poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged on Long Island. For more information, visit www.drvc.org


Contact:
Sean P. Dolan
Director of Communications
516-678-5800, ext. 625
sdolan@drvc.org