Long Island

Long Island

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Pastoral Ministry with the Deaf
Office of Worship
PO Box 9023
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-9023

Chaplain with the Deaf

Rev. Msgr. Thomas C. Costa, RN
Chaplain with the Deaf
310 Cenacle Road
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Office 631 608-2622 (voice)
Cell 516 313-7259 (voice and text)
FAX 631 608-2624
Email: tcosta@drvc.org

Pastoral Services, as Requested

  • Preparation for reception of the sacraments by Deaf adults
  • Interpreting for wakes and funerals
  • Visits to homes and hospitals
  • Preparation for Baptism for Deaf parents
  • Religious education for Deaf children
  • Pre-Cana for Deaf engaged couples

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rockville Centre

Office of Persons with Disabilities
90 Cherry Lane
Hicksville, NY 11801
516 733-7000 (voice)


Wantagh Deaf Seniors — meets weekly on Fridays in the Msgr Smulski Room at St. Frances de Chantal School Wantagh Ave. Wantagh from 10:00 am to 2 pm

Sign of the Cross Council #11254 Knights of Columbus –the only Council of the Knights of Columbus for Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing men, meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at the Joseph Barry K of C Council hall on Heitz Place in Hicksville. Contact Msgr. Costa for information.