Seasons of Praise

Lenten Series

St. Lawrence and Sacred Heart Parishes

Join us for an evening of praise and
worship with local guest priests.


4-7 Confessions available

7:00 Worship Music

7:10 Spiritual Talk by an area priest

7:30 Exposition

                    Praise and Worship music

8:15 Divine Mercy Chaplet



Music led by Michael Corsini


February 27 

The Jewish Roots of the Eucharist

Fr. Ryan Muldoon • St. Patrick’s Church, Yorktown, NY


Father Ryan Muldoon, a native of Pearl River, NY, was ordained as a Catholic priest for the Archdiocese of New York in 2019. He currently serves as Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick’s Church in Yorktown Heights and as Adjunct Professor of Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers. In 2020, Fr. Muldoon earned his Licentiate in Sacred Theology (STL) from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome; he earned the John Paul II Prize for Catholic-Jewish Studies for his thesis entitled, “The Land of Our Fathers in Faith: The Theological Role of the Land of Israel for Contemporary Jewish-Catholic Dialogue.” Fr. Muldoon holds a Bachelor of Sacred Theology (STB) from the Pontifical Gregorian University (2018), a Master of Arts in Catholic Philosophical Studies from St. Joseph’s Seminary (2015), and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Georgetown University (2013).


March 6

Pope Benedict and the Eucharist

Fr. Louis Masi • Sts. John & Paul and St. Augustine, Larchmont, NY


Fr. Louis P. Masi was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of New York in 2018. He is the Administrator of the Parishes of Sts. John & Paul and St. Augustine in Larchmont, NY. While preparing for the priesthood, he focused his studies on the Fathers of the Church and additionally the works of Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI).


March 13

The Eucharistic Life in St. John Paul II

Fr. Bobby Carolan • Annunciation-Our Lady of Fatima, Crestwood, NY


Father Carolan grew up in Yorktown Heights, was a parishioner at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Shrub Oak, and was enrolled in the parish school there before later graduating from Yorktown High School. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in applied sociology from East Carolina University in North Carolina and a Master’s in physical education in sports pedagogy from Manhattanville College in Purchase. 


Fr. Carolan entered St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie and was ordained a priest by Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. He is serving as an Associate at the Annunciation-Our Lady of Fatima Church in Crestwood, NY. 


March 20

Vatican II and the Eucharist

Fr. Jose Felix Ortega • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Bronx, NY


Born in Spain, Fr. Jose Ortega completed his seminary in Spain and Italy. During his ministry, he worked in Mexico and Brazil. He was ordained in 2001. For 12 years in New York, he was a weekend associate in parishes in Westchester County. He was the pastor at St. Peter’s – St. Dennis in Yonkers.  In 2020, he was incardinated in the Archdiocese of New York and is currently the pastor of Our Lady of Mt Carmel in the Bronx.


March 27 

Key Eucharistic Themes from Pope Francis

Fr. Rich Veras • St.Joseph’s Seminary, Yonkers, NY


Fr. Richard Veras is the Director of Pastoral Formation at St. Joseph’s Seminary and a regular contributor to Magnificat Magazine.





April 3


The Bishops’ Eucharistic Revival

Dcn. Art Weiner • St. James the Apostle, Carmel, NY

Deacon Arthur Weiner, of St. James the Apostle Church, Carmel, was ordained in 2014 and is active in several ministries including the Putnam County Jail, the Putnam Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as well as Coordinating and teaching in the RCIA, the latter two with his wife Carol. 


He currently serves on the Archdiocesan Diaconal Council, a consultative body to the Cardinal and Archdiocese leadership. Before his Ordination, he worked in the field of Juvenile Justice. Like many other converts to the Catholic faith, his great joy is to share the truth, beauty, and goodness of Jesus and the Church with others.