Welcome from Rockville Centre, New York!
We welcome you to the webpage of the Rockville Centre, Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapter of Magnificat! These are exciting times that we live in and Magnificat was begun in 1981 for such a time as this. There are now over 100 chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries.
UPCOMING EVENTS FOR OUR CHAPTER :
April 21-23, 2023
Magnificat Women’s Retreat
For More Information:
Click to print a Flyer & Register
Email us at IHM.Magnificat@gmail.com
Please invite your friends to these joyful celebrations.
In these difficult times let us honor Our Lady by reuniting as a group of strong, faithful women! Let’s show Our Blessed Mother that Long Island is in love with her Son.
April 21-23, 2023
Magnificat Women’s Retreat
Leaders: Fathers Charles Mangano & Tony Stanganelli
God is Good ~ All the Time!
Trusting God in Difficult Times
Friday evening through Sunday 12 noon
Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, NY
$350.00/pp Single Room with Private Bath and 5 Meals
Checks must be received by April 1, 2023
Father Charles Mangano, was born March 4, 1961, the youngest of four children and grew up in Dix Hills, on Long Island. Father Charles attributes his personal relationship with Jesus and Mary to the charismatic prayer meeting he started attending with his parents when he was in 8th grade till his early 20’s. After our Lady confirmed his priestly vocation while on a Marian pilgrimage he entered the seminary in Huntington in 1984. Father was ordained a Diocesan priest for the Diocese of Rockville Center in 1990. Father Charles is a priest for 32 years and has served in six parish assignments, was a pastor for 14 years and then took a two-year sabbatical to take care of his elderly parents. Father Charles and his sister Laurie hosted a television show for 20 years on the Catholic faith network and for 30 years have evangelized through their music ministry. Father is presently Associate Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in West Islip. Serving God is the joy of his heart.
Father Tony Stanganelli, a native of Bellmore, received his religious formation through the Sisters of Charityat Saint Barnabas School. He entered the high school seminary, St. Pius X in Uniondale and later went on to
Cathedral College in Douglaston and Immaculate Conception in Huntington. He was ordained to the priesthood on March 17, 1979 by Bishop John McGann and served as an associate pastor in Our Lady of Lourdes, WestIslip, Saint Edward’s, Syosset, Saint Catherine of Sienna in Franklin Square and Saint Philip Neri in Northport.
During these early years of priesthood, Father Tony was assigned to teach philosophy at Cathedral College in Douglaston and later went on to complete graduate studies at the Gregorian Pontifical University in Rome where he received his licentiate degree in Dogmatic Theology.
As a past or, Father Tony served at Holy Spirit, New Hyde Park, Saints Philip and James in Saint James, Saint Brigid’s, Westbury and most recently of these past eight months as pastor of Saint Thomas, the apostle in West Hempstead. Father Tony has been engaged in the Magnificat ministry over the years, and is looking forward to helping us open our hearts to the gift of the Father’s love.
Click to print a flyer or registration form: 2023 Magnificat Retreat Registration Form
ROSARY BLANKET OF PRAYER
Remember our chapter’s commitment to Eucharistic Adoration and to pray the Rosary on the 13th of each month for the intentions of Magnificat, Sanctity of Life, Marriage and Family, and World Peace.
OUR PRAYER GROUPS
Is God calling you to be in a Prayer Group? Jesus said “Wherever two or three are gathered in My Name, there I am in their midst.” Our prayer groups are open to all.
Prayer groups are open to all of our Magnificat sisters and their families. E-Mail us for information IHM.Magnificat@gmail.com
SERVICE TEAM MEMBERS
- Angela Rizzo, Coordinator
- Judy Murphy, Treasurer
- Margie Woods, Secretary
- Mary Tierney, Historian
- Chapter email IHM.Magnificat@gmail.com
If you would like to be an active part of the Rockville Centre, Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapter of Magnificat or would like to be added to our mailing list or if you have a questions or comments for our Service Team, please send your contact information to our Chapter’s email address: IHM.Magnificat@gmail.com
HISTORY of The Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapter of Magnificat!
We welcome you to the webpage of the Rockville Centre, Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapter of Magnificat! These are exciting times that we live in and Magnificat was begun in 1981 for such a time as this. There are now over 100 chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries. Email us at: IHM.Magnificat@gmail.com. Visit our Magnificat Facebook page. Also check out our new Instagram.