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Cardinal Dinardo Presents this Sunday at Seminary Print E-mail

For Immediate Release

27 October 2010


WHAT:                     Eighth Annual Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua Lecture in Pastoral Theology

WHO:                       His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston will be the guest presenter on: “St. Irenaeus,

                               Pastor and Theologian”.

WHEN:                     Sunday, October 31, 2010: 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:                   Seminary of the Immaculate Conception – Seminary Auditorium
                               440 West Neck Road
                               Huntington, New York 11743

REGISTER:               This event is free. Pre-registration is requested.  Contact Beverly Malone
                               at: 631-423-0483 x 102 or


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


About The Diocese of Rockville Centre
The Diocese of Rockville Centre ( was formed in 1957 and covers 1,198 square miles in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.  The diocese serves approximately 1.5 million Catholics (total population in both counties is approximately 3.4 million).  There are 133 parishes in 115 towns.  Last year over 17,000 baptisms, 19,000 confirmations, 17,000 first communions and 3,000 marriages took place in the diocese.  There are approximately 20,000 students in Catholic elementary schools; 13,000 in secondary schools and 3,500 in higher institutions.  There are 61 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, a community-based home for those with special needs and a hospice.  In 2008, Catholic Charities assisted more than 55,485 individuals who are poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged on Long Island.  (12/08).

CONTACT: Sean P. Dolan
  Director of Communications
  (p) 516-678-5800, ext. 625
  (c) 516-510-0473