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WHAT:Eucharistic Congress Youth Event

All teens of the diocese are invited to the campus of Holy Trinity High School for this special day of music, fun, learning, prayer and celebration with Matt Maher and Paul George.

Paul George will give the keynote address. This will be followed by catechetical presentations, Eucharistic Adoration and Mass of the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity celebrated by Bishop William Murphy.

Following Mass will be a closing praise and worship concert with Matt Maher and his band.
WHEN:Saturday, June 10, 2006, beginning at Noon
WHERE:Holy Trinity Diocesan High School
Hicksville, NY
WHY:Beginning on the vigil of the feast of Pentecost, June 3, 2006 and continuing for two weeks, ending with the celebration of the great Feast of Corpus Christi, June 18, 2006, the Eucharistic Congress is a unique time in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. It is an opportunity for each of us individually, and for all of us together, to deepen our devotion, understanding and reverence for the Eucharist. A Eucharistic Congress has certain elements that form the structure and set the focus: prayer, adoration, catechesis and renewed commitment to works of charity. Each of these elements will be part of the diocesan and parish celebrations planned during the Eucharistic Congress.
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

Sean P. Dolan
Director of Communications
516-678-5800, ext. 625