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UPDATED STATEMENT

DATE:   January 20, 2011: 12:57 PM EST

RE:  Status of Holy Hour at Seminary

FROM: Sean P. Dolan, Director of Communications/Spokesperson, Diocese of Rockville Centre


Due to the impending weather we are cancelling the Holy Hour at the Seminary tomorrow night January 21.

Please join us next month for the Holy Hour on February 18.


 

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About The Diocese of Rockville Centre
The Diocese of Rockville Centre (www.drvc.org) 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 134 parishes (1 campus parish) in 115 towns.  In 2009, nearly 16,702 baptisms, 16,900 confirmations, 17,537 first communions and 3,402 marriages took place in the diocese.  There are 19,261 students in Catholic elementary schools; 12,595 in Catholic high schools and 3,500 in higher institutions.  There are 55 Catholic elementary schools (51 parish or regional and 4 private), 10 high schools (3 diocesan and 8 private) and one Catholic college in the diocese.  Catholic Health Services of Long Island consists of six 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.  (12/10).


CONTACT: Sean P. Dolan
                Director of Communications
               (p) 516-678-5800, ext. 625
               (c) 516-510-0473
                E-mail: rvcinfo@drvc.org