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Seamless Garment

Celebrating the dignity, sacredness, and value of all human life on the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade.

Our ninth annual celebration of the dignity and sacredness of all human life will focus on members of our military who were wounded in the service of our country and their families on:
Sunday, January 25, 2015 
  • Begins at 1pm Mass followed by a program and refreshments in the school cafeteria.
  • We will present church teaching and will hear from wounded service members, members of their families and representatives of AMVETS who are dedicated to helping them. 
  • There is no charge for this event. 
  • For more information or to let us know that you are attending please call 718-984-7873 ext.1729 or email csmith@stclaresi.com. 
  • Mustard Seed credit = 2

Past Events

2014 - Immigration Reform

Seamless Garment is our annual pro life celebration of the sacredness and dignity of human life at all its stages. This year we will focus on the topic of immigration reform. We will present the church’s teaching on the issue and will host speakers who will address the situation on Staten Island. We will also have young people whose lives have been affected by the DREAM Act of 2013.

Learn more about Immigration Reform with these resources:
  • The US Conference of Catholic Bishops thinks this is a Catholic issue. Read their letter to find out why and learn more about their "Justice for Immigrants" campaign.
  • Try it Yourself. This interactive web site lets you enter the circumstances of your own family's immigration and shows you how they would fare under today's immigration laws.

2011 - Circle of Life

Following the prayer service in the church, participants will have the opportunity to choose one of the three following workshops:
  
The Gianna Catholic Healthcare Center for Women: A Catholic Approach to Treating Infertility and Recurring Miscarriage
presented by 
Dr.Anne Mielnick, founder and director of the Gianna Center
 
Making Clear Choices for the Future: A Discussion of “End of Life” Issues
Topics such as wills, estates, hospice care and funeral planning for loved ones
presented by Mr. Robert PinnisiLicensed Funeral Director at Matthew Funeral Home

Bullying Throughout the Life Cycle
Bullying is not just a childhood or teenage problem. Issues covered include domestic violence, child abuse and bullying in the workplace.
presented by Ms. Linda Rizzotto, LCSW, CASACSt. Clare Parish Counselor