Notre Dame Parish

Nick currently works as the Evangelization Coordinator at Notre Dame Parish, New Hyde Park. He is responsible for planning, promoting, and executing parish wide faith formation events and outreach efforts. He works closely with the pastor, Fr. Joseph Scolaro. Below are some examples of events Nick has planned and executed with Fr. Scolaro.

Parish Holy Hours

Nick organizes monthly parish wide Holy Hours with candlelit Adoration, confessions, and guest speakers. Roughly 170-200 parishioners attend.

Corpus Christi Procession

On Corpus Christi, parishioners volunteered to create altars in 5 locations around New Hyde Park. At each location, there was brief adoration and a benediction. Roughly 200 parishioners participated between the 5 spots.

Young Adult Masses

Notre Dame hosts monthly Young Adult Masses. During the summer and fall the Masses are outside at the parish grotto. Roughly 40-50 young adults attend.

Drive-In Masses & Drive-Thru Confessions

During the COVID-19 shutdown, Notre Dame had one weekend of Drive-In Masses and Drive-Thru Confessions. Roughly 75 cars attended (between 3 Masses) and 150 parishioners went to Confession.

Assumption Procession

To celebrate the Feast of the Assumption, Notre Dame had a Eucharistic and Marian Procession through New Hyde Park. Parishioners were encouraged to join us at 5 locations in town for a small procession and decade of the Rosary. Roughly 200 participated between the 5 locations.

Easter Sunday House Blessings

During the COVID-19 shutdown, Notre Dame had 4 clergy go out into the parish neighborhood to bless 500+ homes on Easter Sunday.