Support your Parish at Easter

“Thank you for continuing to support your parish and the vital ministries of our Church as your means allow during this most challenging time for all of us.  The Church continues to serve the spiritual and physical needs of people… Weekly collections mailed or given online will be critical to the sustaining and reemergence of our parishes”.

– John O. Barres, Bishop of Rockville Centre
How to support St. Boniface this Easter.

During this time of social distancing, St. Boniface Parish is still here for you. Masses, Holy Week Liturgies, the Lenten Workshop Series, Stations of the Cross, etc., have been made available online. 

While we may not be physically together to bring our gifts to the altar, St. Boniface still needs our support. A digital means is provided for that also, via Faith Direct, a secure and easy way to support your parish from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Your donation may also be mailed to:

St. Boniface Martyr Church
145 Glen Ave
Sea Cliff NY 11579-1324

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eGiving through Faith Direct

Continue to support our parish during the Covid-19 Crisis

Use FaithDirect to continue your gifts safely and conveniently from home.

This request is critical as churches nationwide are temporarily closed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To keep the work of our church going, we are currently depending on the incoming monies from those using eGiving. Faith Direct is a convenient and secure electronic giving (eGiving) program that will enable you to continue giving to St. Boniface from your home.

Through Faith Direct you can make all of your contributions to St. Boniface Martyr via automatic payment from your checking account or credit card – just as you may do now with your mortgage, household bills, and other monthly payments. This is a great way to simplify your giving – and it’s the most cost-effective, environmentally-friendly way for our parish to receive your gifts.

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Honoring Frontline Heroes

We will, along with other area churches, be ringing our bells at St. Boniface each day at 3:00 PM for all the frontline workers serving us during the COVID-19 crisis: our healthcare professionals and other essential workers – police officers, firefighters, EMT’s, sanitation, utility and shop workers. When you hear the bells, please pause and say a prayer for our brave community servants.

Letter from the Bishop

Virtual Stations of the Cross

This Lent our Friday Stations of the Cross are being prayed online due to the health crisis. At 3 pm EDT, go to Zoom.us and choose meeting #921-737-0728.

Holy Week Online

Due to the health crisis, public Masses and devotions and all public activities are suspended. Sunday Mass is live-streamed online at 10:30 AM each Sunday morning, as are other select Masses and devotions. All Holy Week and Easter liturgies and devotions will be streamed online only, without a congregation physically present.

Our Holy Week Schedule
ALL services will be streamed online without congregations due to the COVID-13 crisis.

Below is a tentative schedule for Holy Week, very much subject to adjustment. PLEASE remember that all of the listed events will be conducted solely ONLINE – with no congregation physically present.

Monday, April 6, 2020

9 am Mass – streamed on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

9 am Mass – streamed on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

9 am Mass – streamed on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/

April 9: Holy Thursday

5:00 pm Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper – streamed on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/

April 10: Good Friday

3 pm Solemn Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion – streamed on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/

7:00 pm Stations of the Cross – streamed on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/

April 11: Holy Saturday

7:30 pm The Easter Vigil – streamed on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/

April 12: Easter SundayMass streamed online at 12 noon, with music – streamed on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/

The summit of the Liturgical Year is the Easter Triduum—from the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday. Though chronologically three days, they are liturgically one day unfolding for us the unity of Christ’s Paschal Mystery. Paschal Triduum 2020 will begin in the evening of Thursday, April 9 ends in the evening of Sunday, April 12.

Mass and Devotions Online

Because of our continuing health crisis, public Masses remain suspended, but Sunday Mass will be live streamed each Sunday, at 10:30 am EDT via our parish Facebook page St. Boniface Martyr Parishhttps://www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/.

Follow this link for our online Holy Week and Easter schedule.

Videos of all streamed Masses will remain available on Facebook for anyone who cannot join in live, and it will also remain available on our website and on YouTube for anyone not using Facebook.

While the crisis keeps us from gathering physically together, we are blessed with these digital opportunities to stay and pray together. May God bless and keep us all safe.

Video of Sunday Mass streamed live from St. Boniface on March 29, 2020.
Mass as it was streamed live from St. Boniface on Saturday evening, March 28, 2020.
This is a video of the Mass which was streamed in celebration of the Solemnity of the Annunciation on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

Below is a video of Sunday Mass for March 22, 2020 which was live-streamed at our parish Facebook page St. Boniface Martyr Parish on Sunday, March 22, 2020.

This is a video of the Sunday Mass which was streamed on Sunday, March 22, 2020.

Palm Sunday Mass as it was live – streamed.

Lenten Family Workshops

Our sessions are being held online.

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Due to the Covid-19 Virus crisis, our Lenten Workshop series is being held online as a Zoom Webinar instead of as an in-person meeting.
The final session takes place on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

To access the webinar click here, or follow the below steps:

Here’s what you need to do:

1) At 1 PM login to: zoom.us.

2) When prompted for the Meeting Room ID: type in: 921-737-0728.

Please feel free to invite friends and family to watch!

For latest updates on this Lenten Retreat visit our Parish Facebook page. Questions? Call/text Belinda 516-551-2788 or email stbonym@gmail.com

2020 LENTEN RETREAT FAMILY WORKSHOP SERIES

Please join us on March 29, 2020!

By the St. Boniface Martyr Faith Formation Office

“God always knocks at the door of hearts. He likes to do this. It comes from His heart. But, do you know what He likes best? To knock on the doors of families and find families that are united, to find families that love each other, to find the families that bring up their children and educate them and help them to keep going forward and that create a society of goodness, of truth, and of beauty.” – Pope Francis

Join us online for the rest of our 4-part series of Family Workshops on Sundays – March 22 and 29 at 1:00 PM.

Easter Sunrise Service

www.facebook.com/GlenCoveEaster

The Annual Community Easter Dawn Service to be Held Virtually

Public invited to Participate via Facebook Live and through Zoom “Song-Sessions”

The Public is invited to “virtually” participate in the 4th Annual Community Easter Dawn Service. The bilingual (English and Spanish) service, hosted by the eight-member churches of the Committee for the Community Easter Dawn Service, will be streamed starting at 7:00 am via Facebook Live (www.facebook.com/GlenCoveEaster) on Easter Morning.  This is NOT a public event, due to the COVID-19 crisis.

The Easter Dawn Committee had originally hoped to Livestream the service from Morgan Park at the standard location, however, with the public parks closed due to the Coronavirus, live streaming of the service will instead take place on private property just outside the gates of the park. Thanks to the proximity of the property to the park, those who have come to enjoy the sound of the bagpipes (played by Robert Lynch) while seeing a view of the harbor will still have this opportunity. Most importantly, the message of Easter will be shared by local clergy, and all are invited to participate in the hymns and responses via Facebook Live. The public is asked to stay home and not attend in person, but to participate virtually.

In preparation for the service, all are asked to join the Glen Cove Community Easter Dawn Service Facebook page, where links will be posted.

The eight-member churches involved share in the responsibility of the celebration. The churches include Calvary A.M.E Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Glen Cove Christian Church, Iglesia Ciudad de Refugio, St. Boniface Martyr Roman Catholic Church, St. John’s of Lattingtown Episcopal Church, and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Pastors from the eight churches, some of whom will participate remotely, include Rev. Mark V. Applewhite, Fr. Kevin J. Dillon, Fr. Mark L. Fitzhugh, Rev. Gia Lynne Hall, Rev. Tommy Lanham, Rev. Juanita Lopez, Rev. A.H. Sparkman, and Rev. Roger Williams.

Music for the half-hour service is being coordinated by Merle Richards, Choir President at Calvary A.M.E, and by Gaitley Stevenson-Mathews, Elder at First Presbyterian Church. Scripture reading for the service will be from Luke 24: 1-12. Because of the current health crisis, only a few clergy will be leading the service. Other pastors, priests, and song leaders will participate remotely.

For more information please visit www.facebook.com/GlenCoveEaster.

Covid-19 Suspensions

The Diocese of Rockville Centre has announced that all Masses and activities are suspended throughout the Diocese due to the COVID-19 Virus through April 14. All other events scheduled at St. Boniface Martyr are cancelled as well.

We have been celebrating Sunday Mass and conducting activities and devotions online. Plans are underway to celebrate Holy Week and Easter liturgies and devotions online.

Media Announcement from the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 at 3:00 PM, all Masses (weekday and weekend), meetings, and non-essential activities in our parishes are suspended or postponed through Tuesday, April 14, 2020. This will include all Holy Week and Easter Liturgies. However, these will be televised and available online.

The Catholic Faith Network (CFN) will provide televised and online daily Masses, including Holy Week and Easter Liturgies, as well as other devotional and spiritual programs. (Optimum channel 29/137, Verizon FiOS TV channel 296, and Spectrum channel 162/471.)  CFN is also available on selected cable and satellite systems and through 24/7 live stream at CFNtv.org. You can also watch CFN on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android, or by downloading the CFN iOS mobile app at the app store by searching “Catholic Faith Network” or “CFN”.