Long Island

Long Island

Diocese of Rockville Centre

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


Chaplains with the Deaf:

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 Rev. Msgr. Thomas C. Costa, RN
Chaplain with the Deaf
Office: 631 608-2822 (voice)
Cell: 516 313-7295 (voice and text)
FAX: 631 608-2624
Email: tcosta@drvc.org

Rev. Msgr. Joseph Mirro
Associate Chaplain with the Deaf
Office: 631 261-1077 (voice)
Email: jmirro@drvc.org

Sr. Joan Mary Finn OP
Pastoral Worker with the Deaf
Cell: 718 746-8759 (voice)
Email: jmfinnop@gmail.com

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Pastoral Services as requested:

Preparation for reception of the sacraments by Deaf adults
Interpreting for wakes and funerals
Visits to homes and hospitals
Cursillo for the Deaf
Marriage Encounter for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
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)


Deaf Senior Citizen Club in Wantagh
Housing:     Thea Bowman Residence
Neumann Residence (Deaf Multiply Disabled)
Cleary School for the Deaf, Nesconset, NY

Other Services for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons on Long Island