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A Message from our Rector

A Message from our Rector

Welcome to the Internet Site of the Roman Catholic Parish of St. Agnes Cathedral.

Our parish is made up of over 6,100 households ranging from single people to families who are just starting out to those who have called the Parish of St. Agnes "home" for a number of generations.

Hopefully, the various features of the site, some of which include descriptions of  the various ministries and organizations, the history of the parish and virtual tour of the Cathedral, will enable you to know more about the parish if you are already a parishioner or give you a sense of us if you are just "visiting".

Please let us know if we can be of service to you.  May God bless you and love you!

Monsignor William E. Koenig

A message from the St. Agnes Music Ministry

18 May 2020 

Dear Parishioner, Family, and Friend, 

We hope you are hanging in there, in this awful pandemic time.  This is certainly a difficult situation for all of us.   Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. 

During these months of May and June each year,  this is when we organize our choirs for next year.  We don’t know exactly what the Fall will look like, but we’re at least organizing.   Interaction with groups, may still be in the form of “Virtual Communications” only… 

Please find attached a flyer, with regard to all of the wonderful music groups which we have in the Parish.  This includes our choirs from grade 1, through elementary school, middle school, high school, college, young adults, to Senior Citizens!  Additionally, there are opportunities to sing /play in the ensembles for other Masses as well, including the 10:30 Lower Hall, 7:30 Spanish Choir, Sunday 5:00 PM, and the Resurrection Choir.   

Normally, each singer signing up for the Boys Choir, Girls Choirs, and Chorale would be auditioned, in person, at the end of June/beginning of July here in our Choir Rehearsal Room. With the Covid-19, situation, we’ll have some sort of Zoom, or Google Meetings for this – more information to be provided as available.

Normally, Rehearsals and Meetings for the groups would begin in September.  Again, with the situations with the Pandemic, we don’t know just exactly when, and how, we would be able to gather in person.  However, we like to think positive, and plan in that direction.  Eventually, this awful situation will come to an end, and life will return to normal!

 Please know that you and your family are in our prayers.

 Thank you for your interest in our program, and doing something good for God, and our Church.   And remember, “they who sing pray twice.”   St. Augustine 

 Michael L. Bower, Director of Music                   Maura Goodwin, Associate Director of Music

mbower@stagnescathedral.org                             mgoodwin@stagnescathedral.org 

Click HERE for 2020 - 2021 Choir Opportunities

News and Events
Please note that all parish activities are currently suspended due to Diocesan COVID-19 directives
Parish Ministry Sign-up

Interested in becoming a Lector, Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, Altar Server, Bishop's Server, Usher/Greeter or Choir Member?

Music Ministry Opportunities

Shake off the winter doldrums and get involved with our music ministry

Mass for Families with Special Needs Members

Masses are held monthly on a Saturday at 5:00 pm in the lower hall.

Hospitality Sundays

Hospitality Sundays are held monthly after the 8:00, 9:30 and 10:30 Masses.

CYO Swim Team Waiting List Sign-Up

Use this link to have you child added to the CYO Swim Team for boys and girls

With Organ and Voice

Save the Date - 2019 - 2020 schedule of concerts at St. Agnes Cathedral

Parish Ministries
Comunidad Hispana Education and Formation Ministry Links Parish Service and Outreach
Prayer Ministry Schedules Youth Worship and Liturgy
Faithful Citizenship ›› Vocations ›› Wedding Planning ›› New Evangelization ››

 Planning your Wedding at
St. Agnes Cathedral?  

Click HERE for helpful websites and music samples for your ceremony

" ... the Church needs genuine witnesses for the new evangelization: men and women whose lives have been transformed by meeting with Jesus, men and women who are capable of communicating this experience to others. The Church needs saints. All are called to holiness, and holy people alone can renew humanity."

Pope John Paul II
August 2004

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Prayer Corner

Ordinary Time

Prayers for Ordinary Time

Today in the Liturgical Year

Special Intentions

Prayer to St. Agnes

Prayer for Our Nation

Prayer for Respect Life

Prayer for Religious Freedom

Prayer for Government Leaders

Prayer for our Seminarian

Prayer for Vocations

Prayer for our Troops

Liturgy of the Hours

Morning Prayer - Lauds

Evening Prayer - Vespers

Night Prayer - Compline


Daily Readings

Prayers of the Church

Stations of the Cross


 In case of emergency, a priest can be reached at 516-366-8128


Monday through Friday
6:30, 7:45, 9:00 A.M., 12:10 P.M.

 Monday Eve
7:30 P.M.

6:30, 7:45, 9:00 A.M.

Saturday Eve
5:00 P.M., 7:30 P.M. (Lower Hall)
7:30 P.M. (Misa en Espanol)

Special Needs
Saturday Eve
5:00 P. M. (Lower Hall) Monthly


7:00, 8:00, 9:30 (Family Mass), 10:30 (Family Mass - Lower Hall - Suspended during the summer)11:00 A.M., 12:30, and 5:00 P.M.

Mary, Mother of God
Ascension of our Lord
Assumption of Mary
All Saints
Immaculate Conception

Mass Times for Traveling Catholics


Saturday, Eve of Holy Day, and Eve of First Friday
4:00 to 4:45 P.M.

Monday Evening
following 7:30 P.M. Mass

Wednesday Morning
following 7:45 A.M. and 12:10 P.M. Masses


Once a month on Saturday at 12:30 P.M. and on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at 1:45 P.M.

Spanish Baptisms take place
before the 7:30 p.m. Spanish
Mass on Saturday evening

Contact the Rectory Office
to arrange for interview,
ceremony and registration
for required Baptism
Preparation Class (for first
time parents)


Arrangements should be made at least 12 months in advance and prior to making reception plans. Call the Rectory for an appointment with the priest or deacon you wish to witness your wedding. All couples are required to attend Pre-Cana.

Pastoral Care
of the Sick

Priests and Extraordinary
Ministers of Communion are available to bring Holy Communion to parishioners confined to home.
Please call the Rectory Office to make arrangements. Those who are seriously ill should request a priest for Anointing of the Sick.

The Anointing of the Sick is also celebrated each Monday morning during the 9:00 a.m. Mass. If you would like to be anointed, please sit in the first row of the baptismal font transept.

On Becoming
A Catholic

Those seeking information about the Catholic Faith are invited to contact Joseph R. Long,
(516-678-2306) concerning the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults(RCIA).

Schedule of Sacraments, Services and Devotions

Our Catholic Faith

Profession of Faith

Catechism of the Catholic Church 

The Seven Sacraments

The Catholic Mass

Liturgical Calendar

The General Instruction of the Roman Missal

The Real Presence

Spiritual Communion

Papal Encyclicals 

Code of Canon Law

Councils of the Church

Pastoral Council

The Pastoral Council of the Parish of St. Agnes Cathedral.
Web Mail

Members of our Parish Staff and Ministries who have been
provided a St. Agnes E-mail
account can use this LINK to sign-on to access their mail


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Our Parish Mission
We, the parish of Saint Agnes Cathedral, a community of believers, proclaim the presence of Christ in the

world through Word, Sacrament and deeds.  Affirming the sanctity of each person, we minister to all
by committing ourselves to renewal, formation, and living the Gospel. 

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