Public Masses Resume

Public Masses have resumed. Doors, aisles, pews, etc. have been marked clearly as required for social distancing. Please follow all markings, signs and instructions. No reservations required.

Normal Mass Schedule Resumed

  • Daily Mass is celebrated at 8 am Monday through Saturday .
  • Sunday Mass our regular schedule has resumed: Saturday at 5 pm; Sunday at 9:00, 10:30 and 12 Noon. See “Procedures”, below.
  • Notes:

    a. We continue to be dispensed from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.
    b. The sick or vulnerable due to age or health condition are encouraged to remain at home.
    c. Streamed Mass: The 10:30 am Sunday Mass will be streamed, on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/. When we are not streaming, other streamed Masses are available on Catholic Faith Network at CFNtv.org or televised on Optimum 29/137, Verizon  296, Spectrum 162/471.

Procedures:

  1. No reservations are required.
  2. Masks must be worn in the church.
  3. For daily Mass: all seating in the side pews; no seating in the center pews, except for first two pews on the left.
  4. All entry through the main main doors only. All exit via the side doors only.
  5. Please follow all markings on pews directing required safe social distance.
  6. While moving about the church, please follow the yellow arrows on the floor.   Main aisle one way up, side aisles one way down and out of Church .
  7. Although our cleaning staff does their best to sanitize the church, in addition to mandatory masks, you are encouraged to wear gloves (which should not be worn if you are receiving Holy Communion), your own sanitizing wipes and sanitizing lotion as extra precautions.
  8. No bathroom accessibility.
  9. Holy Communion will be made available for those who wish to receive after Mass is finished. 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.

Confessions will be heard on Saturday 4 – 4:45 pm at the Parish Center. No appointment is necessary.

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:

Support your Parish Online

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Easy and Safe Digital Giving

During this time of social distancing, St. Boniface Parish is still here for you. Masses, Devotions, Workshops, Group Meetings, etc., have all been made safely available online.  As always, we depend on your support to provide these and services and 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:

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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

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.

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.

Family Masses and Devotions

Masses and Devotions for families and children.

ALL MASSES AND EVENTS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

You may join us from the comfort and safety of your own home for the following activities!

· LIVE STATIONS OF THE CROSS

Every Friday of Lent
Log into zoom.us
Meeting ID: 921-737-0728

· SUNDAY MASS

Sunday 10:30 am LIVE Virtual Mass with Fr. Kevin presiding via Facebook Live on our Parish Facebook Page – @StBonifaceMartyr

· LENTEN RETREAT FAMILY WORKSHOP WEBINAR

Sundays at 1 pm March 23 and March 30
1:00  -2:30 pm 
Log into zoom.us
Meeting ID: 921-737-0728

Stay in touch with our Parish at on Facebook @StBonifaceMartyr and on our webpage at www.saintboniface.org.

Family Masses for children
(Monthly at 10:30 am Sunday Mass)

  • Sundays, 10:30 am – will resume after the COVID-19 crisis is resolved.

Teaching Mass

  • To be announced

May Crowning

  • Friday, May 1, 2020 – 5:30 PM, followed by a picnic in the Rosary Garden – Pending resolution of of the COVID-19 crisis

Feast of St. Boniface

  • Sunday, June 7, 2020, 10:30 am – – Pending resolution of of the COVID-19 crisis

May God bless us and keep us all safe!

Mass Schedule

Normal Mass Schedule Resumed

June 28, 2020 Update:
Our usual Mass schedule has resumed, as follows:

  •  Daily Mass   8 am.
  •  Sunday Masses:  Saturday: 5 pm Vigil;   Sunday: 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 Noon.  10:30 Mass also livestreamed on Facebook.
  •  Holy Day Masses:  As announced prior to each Holy Day
  •  Special Intentions Mass:   5pm first Saturday of month

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

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


Public Masses have resumed. Doors, aisles, pews, etc. have been marked clearly as required for social distancing. Please follow all markings, signs and instructions. No reservations required.
  • Notes:

    a. We continue to be dispensed from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.
    b. The sick or vulnerable due to age or health condition are encouraged to remain at home.
    c. Streamed Mass: The 10:30 am Sunday Mass will be streamed, on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/StBonifaceMartyr/. When we are not streaming, other streamed Masses are available on Catholic Faith Network at CFNtv.org or televised on Optimum 29/137, Verizon  296, Spectrum 162/471.

Procedures:

  1. No reservations are required.
  2. Masks must be worn in the church.
  3. For daily Mass: all seating in the side pews; no seating in the center pews, except for first two pews on the left.
  4. All entry through the main main doors only. All exit via the side doors only.
  5. Please follow all markings on pews directing required safe social distance.
  6. While moving about the church, please follow the yellow arrows on the floor.   Main aisle one way up, side aisles one way down and out of Church .
  7. Although our cleaning staff does their best to sanitize the church, in addition to mandatory masks, you are encouraged to wear gloves (which should not be worn if you are receiving Holy Communion), your own sanitizing wipes and sanitizing lotion as extra precautions.
  8. No bathroom accessibility.
  9. Holy Communion will be made available for those who wish to receive after Mass is finished. 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.

Confessions will be heard on Saturday 4 – 4:45 pm at the Parish Center. No appointment is necessary.

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.