Easing of Covid Procedures

As the Covid crisis eases, we are returning to normal practices at our liturgies and ministries as health and safety concerns allow.

Updates as of June 20, 2021

  • Daily Mass is celebrated at 8 am Monday through Friday.
  • Sunday Mass: Saturday at 5 PM; Sunday at 9:00 AM 10:30 AM and 12 Noon.
  • Notes:
    • The general dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday and Holy Days of Obligation Masses will end the weekend of  August 15, 2021, but everyone who is able to is invited to return to Mass now.
    • Masks: Masks are required for all unvaccinated people. For fully vaccinated people, mask-wearing is at one’s discretion. Ministers of Holy Communion need not wear masks any longer.
    • The sick or vulnerable due to age or health conditions are encouraged to remain at home. Those unable to attend in person may view our Streamed Masses (see below).

  • Confessions:
    Confessions have moved to the traditional Confessional at the front of the Church.

  • Parish Office: Office hours have returned to their normal schedule: Monday to Thursday 9 AM to 3 PM and Friday from 9 AM to 1:30 PM.
  • Parish Ministries: Click here to review the schedules of our parish ministries that have reopened or are planning to reopen soon.

Streamed Masses

The 10:30 am Sunday Mass and the 8:00 am Mass Mondays through Saturdays are streamed on the internet for those unable to attend in person. We also stream other special liturgies. Families may arrange for the streaming of weddings and funerals by emailing stbonstreaming@gmail.com.


Please consider donating to Project Faith Stream to support our live-streaming! To donate: Click here.

Support your Parish Online

Dear Parishioner,

Thank you for your support of our parish’s many ministries! If you haven’t already done so, I’d like to ask you to consider joining many of your fellow parishioners at St. Boniface Martyr R.C. Church in making your generous gifts through Faith Direct – our convenient and secure electronic giving (eGiving) program!

eGiving through our online donations partner, Faith Direct, is the most effective and efficient way for you to sustain our parish ministries. Recurring, monthly gifts are greatly appreciated because they help us continually develop our ministries and outreach to have a greater impact, and allow us to keep up with increases in our general maintenance costs and expenses.

For those already enrolled, I want to thank you for your participation in the Faith Direct electronic giving program! eGiving has proven to be the most cost-effective way for St. Boniface Martyr to receive your generous donations.

If you’d like to sign up, you can use their simple, secure online enrollment form.For more information, you can also email info@faithdirect.net, or call their toll-free number, 866-507-8757, to speak with someone directly.

You can review the enrollment process by clicking on the YouTube video link below — it gives you a quick look at how easy it is to enroll and manage your account.

Thank you so much for supporting our parish, and may God bless you and your loved ones!

In His Name,

Rev. Kevin Dillon
Pastor

Click here to enroll and donate now!

Easy and Safe Digital Giving

During the Covid crisis, St. Boniface Parish continued to serve you. Masses, Devotions, Workshops, Group Meetings, etc., were made safely available online and extraordinary health and safety measures have been taken as we took each step back to normal life. As always, the parish depends on your support to continue our ministries.

St. Boniface needs our support. Please consider using digital giving. The parish has been using it for a few years now and would like our generous benefactors to move to “eGiving” as the preferred means of giving, even after the health crisis is over. Here is how to do it:

New! Give via Text:

New!  Register and give  with Faith Direct by text.  Just text "Enroll" to 631-490-5779.
NEW! Enroll and give safely from the comfort of home with Faith Direct using text. Just text “Enroll” to 631-490-5779.
NEW! Send a one time donation safely from the comfort of home with Faith Direct using text. Just text the amount to 631-490-5779.

Giving by Mail

Your donation may also be mailed to St. Boniface. If you receive weekly offering envelopes, a post-paid envelope is enclosed therein, or you may use your own envelope addressed to:

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

Youth Ministry Virtual Connect

NEW YOUTH MINISTRY VIRTUAL CONNECT
 

✅ Want to stay connected with other teens but can’t get out, or don’t think you have the time?

✅ Need a place to share YOUR story of how you are doing during this pandemic?
✅ Need prayer for yourself or a loved one?
✅ Want a safe place where you can ask questions about your faith?
✅ Want an opportunity to win gift cards to Starbucks and Choppers Burger Bar?
 
If you answered yes to any of these questions then please join us for our new monthly virtual zoom – St. Boniface Youth Connect!
 
What is St. Boniface Youth Connect?
 
It is a place where teens can meet new people, grow friendships, and draw closer to God.
 
It’s a place where teens talk and adults listen.
 
It’s also a place where teens can plug into the Word of God and prayer with the support of the church.
 
This event will be lead by
Guest Youth Minister & Confirmation Catechist Sally Doulton
 
For dates and log in info/RSVP email us at:
 
You can also check the St. Boniface Youth Group Facebook page for the upcoming dates.
 
We look forward to meeting all of you and hearing about your lives and questions about your faith.
 
See you there!
 
Our Youth Group gives teens the opportunity to meet and foster lasting friendships while exploring our faith and belief.

Check us out, bring some friends, make some new ones!  Join our Facebook page “St. Boniface Youth Group“.

All are welcome!

Belinda Basaca Zeitlin:  516-676-0676;  email:  stbonym@gmail.com.

For up to date information on all of our events email stbonym@gmail.com to join our weekly mailing list or follow us on Instagram at STBONYG
Follow us on our  Instagramusername: ‘stbonyg’,
Join our Facebook  page ‘St. Boniface Youth Group
Email  the Youth Minister, Belinda, at stbonym@gmail.com.
 
Who is your new Youth Ministry Director?
Dr. Belinda Basaca Zeitlin, MS, MD (aka “Dr. B”) is a pediatrician and has been a St. Boniface Parishioner for over a decade.  She and her husband were raised in Glen Cove and returned to the area in June 2000 to raise their now teenage boys.  She has extensive training in youth empowerment, interpersonal communication and leadership skills. She serves as member to the Pastoral Council, an Extraordinary Minister and lector and has launched several new initiatives at our Parish including the Parish Yard Sale and Christmas Around the World. As a parent and pediatrician, she has prided her professional work on being a sentinel for child protection and anti-bullying. As a child advocate, her life’s mission is to empower youth and instill leadership skills that will last them a lifetime.
 

Justice, Peace and Unity

A Special Message from our Priests:

Fr. Kevin Dillon speaking on Justice, Peace and Unity in Diversity

A Statement from Bishop Barres on Racism:

Mass Schedule

Mass Schedule

  • Daily Mass is celebrated at 8 am Monday through Friday.
  • Sunday Mass: Saturday at 5 PM; Sunday at 9:00 AM 10:30 AM and 12 Noon.
  • Notes:
  • a. We continue to be dispensed from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.
  • b. The sick or vulnerable due to age or health conditions are encouraged to remain at home. Those unable to attend in person may view our Streamed Masses (see below).
  • Confessions:
  • Beginning Saturday, June 5, 2021, Confessions will no longer be heard in the Parish Center.   They will return to the traditional Confessional at the front of the Church.
  • Parish Office: Office hours have returned to their normal schedule: Monday to Thursday 9 AM to 3 PM and Friday from 9 AM to 1:30 PM

Health Safety Procedures:

  1. Masks: For everyone’s safety masks are encouraged and recommended.  Priests and Ministers will continue hand sanitizing and wearing masks for the distribution of Holy Communion.  
  2. Entry and exit are now permitted via all doors.
  3. Pew and seat restrictions have been removed.
  4. To receive Holy Communion, communicants should come forward, socially distanced, and masked (please remove your mask before you receive). Once you respond “Amen”, you should step aside and consume the host.
    Note: The directional arrows have been removed. At Sunday Mass, please come forward via the center or far outside aisles, and return only via the other two side aisles.

Note:  All Sunday, Daily and Holy Day Masses are celebrated
in the church building.

Masses Streamed Online

We stream Sunday Mass at 10:30 AM, Daily Mass at 8:00 AM, and other selected liturgies. They may be viewed below or as follows, live or recorded:

  1. St. Boniface Martyr Facebook Page
  2. Free Online Church 
  3. St. Boniface Website

Website and app for finding Mass times and locations while traveling.

COVID19 – We Can Help

Do you need help?

Please reach out to our parish ministries. They are here to help:

St. Vincent de Paul

The St. Vincent De Paul Society

Please have anyone needing help call 516-676-0676, ext 124 to leave a message. A member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society will contact them as soon as possible. God bless you.

In a spirit of justice, charity and personal involvement, the Society seeks to provide aid and comfort to the poor, the afflicted and the lonely.  Members help personally to provide advocacy and support – in the form of food vouchers, financial assistance, clothing and furniture. 


St. Boniface Parish Outreach

During the crisis, St. Boniface Outreach/Pantry operates on a need-to-assist basis.  Please assist us by providing us with the names and addresses of anyone needing food but unable get out to shop.  If you know someone, please call the parish office at 516-676-0676 extension 125 and leave the person’s name, address and telephone number.

St. Boniface Outreach will arrange to have food delivered, while employing all necessary safety practices.  Thank you, and stay well.

Altar Servers

Boys and Girls in 4th to 12th Grades may become  Altar Servers and assist the priest during liturgical celebrations.  For information, please contact Fr. Kevin.  

(see altar server photo archives)

Men’s Ministry

SUSPENDED DURING THE HEALTH CRISIS

Discussing how Catholic men become the best version of themselves by the way they live. Need not be a member to attend.

We will gather in the chapel for Mass  and meet in the Conference Room immediately following.  You do not need to be a member to attend.  Just show up.  Coffee and refreshments served.  Any questions?  Contact Rich at qbalwily@optonline.net

We are called, as Catholic men to become the best version of ourselves by the way we live.  Our faith response to current events in our world is at the heart of our discussions.  For more info, contact Rich Lucidi at qbalwily@optonline.net.

Ministers’ Schedules

Ministers Schedules

 

Bereavement Group

Those who have suffered understand suffering and therefore extend their hand.

– Patti Smith, poet and composer.

You do not have to walk alone.  A new bereavement support group has been formed at St. Boniface Martyr Parish.

Anyone coping with the loss of a loved one is welcome to contact us.

Call David Meagher at 516-676-0676 x131

If you have experienced the death of a loved one, would like to join this group or wish additional information, contact David Meagher at  davidkmeagher@gmail.com or Linda Rose at lrosecsw@hotmail.com.