Parish of Immaculate Conception and Assumption of Our Lady

The Churches of Eastchester and Tuckahoe

53 Winter Hill Road   ·   Tuckahoe, NY 10707   ·   (914) 961-3643   ·   fax: (914) 961-0283

53 Winter Hill Road   ·   Tuckahoe, NY 10707
(914) 961-3643   ·   fax: (914) 961-0283

Entry into Jerusalem by 
       Giotto di Bondone

Parish Events Highlights

Make a Difference

Saturday, September 23

The truck from the Connecticut Quest for Peace ministry will be at the Immaculate Conception upper parking lot on Saturday, September 23 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. This organization puts your unwanted but useful items directly into the hands of the poor. They need the following: summer and winter clothing, sneakers and shoes, linens, kitchen items, sewing materials, tools, computers, sports equipment, eyeglasses (new and used) but not furniture. If you have any questions, call Fran Zucchetto: 779-4604

Mass Honoring St. Pio of Pietrelcina

Saturday, September 23

Join us for a special Noon Mass at Assumption Church in honor of St. Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio). After Mass, there will be a light bagel lunch in Fr. Fata Hall.

The Assumption Altar Rosary Society invites everyone to join them a half hour before the Mass (11:30 AM) for the recitation of the Rosary.

Second Annual Parish Raffle

Drawing on Saturday, September 23

Back by popular demand, the Parish is holding a raffle, with winners to be drawn on Saturday, September 23. The tickets are $20 each or six for $100 (consider sharing the cost of 6 tickets with friends or neighbors).

First Prize:

Jets Game in Private Suite at MetLife Stadium
Valued at $10,000 this prize includes:

12 tickets in your own private suite
in the Commissioners Club

Your luxury experience includes:
Drinks and Full Buffet
Specialty entrée prepared by a “guest” celebrity chef

Choose from one of the following games:
Sunday, October 01 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Sunday, October 29 – Atlanta Falcons
Thursday, November 2 – Buffalo Bills
Sunday, November 26 – Carolina Panthers
Sunday, December 03 – Kansas City Chiefs
Sunday, December 24 – Los Angeles Chargers

Commissioner’s Club Suites are the most luxurious of all suites at MetLife Stadium. They are located just 32 rows from the field and feature amazing views of the action. The most exclusive club in the stadium, the suites offer unlimited food and beverages in a comfortable upscale setting, Commissioner&rss Club suites also include:

VIP parking/parking entrance
VIP venue entrance
private attendant

Second Prize:

NYC Weekend Getaway
October 13-15, 2017

2 nights at the Bryant Park Hotel
Tickets for 2 to A Bronx Tale The Musical
Dinner at Tessa Restaurant
(Italian • French • Mediterranean)
Tour of Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Third Prize:

Samsung 55" TV

LED - Curved - 2160p - Smart - 4K Ultra HD TV - Black

Parish families have been mailed 6 tickets, but more are always available in the Parish Office and after Mass in the sacristies of either Immaculate Conception or Assumption Church.

CYO Basketball Tryouts

Sunday, September 24 through Thursday, September 28

Tryouts for the upcoming Parish CYO 2017-18 Basketball Season will run from Sunday, September 24 through Thursday, September 28 according to the schedule in the flyer and on the web site. There is one tryout per grade, so please make sure you can attend. Complete information is available in the flyer.

Parents Connect

Tuesday, September 26

Interested in meeting other parents? Interested in strengthening your family’s spirituality? Parents Connect is for you! Our Mission is to provide an opportunity for parents to connect and learn from each other in a welcoming, open, and faith-filled environment. We meet once a month, 10:00 - 11:30 AM in the Lower Level of Father Fata Hall. Childcare is provided!

A new year, a new book! This year we will be discussing Building Better Families – A Practical Guide to Raising Amazing Children by Matthew Kelly. Don’t have time to read the chapters? Please join us anyway; we simply use the book to initiate conversation. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Michelle Horvers at 787-0005 or for more information. Our meeting dates for 2017 are September 26, October 19, and December 12.

Life Chain on ProLife Sunday

Sunday, October 1

On Sunday, October 1st, our Parish ProLife Committee will again participate in “Life Chain”, a national Respect Life event of standing up to protest abortion. Participants stand along Route 22 outside and pray to change the hearts and minds of those who perform, promote or assist in the killing of the unborn.

Please come for any length of time you are able. We gather from 2-3 PM. Posters are available to all in the parking lot. Every age is welcome. For more information call 779-4604.

America Needs Fatima Rosary Rally 2017

Saturday, October 7

There will be almost 20,000 Public Square Rosary rallies occurring across the nation this October. Catholics will be gathering in a public setting praying the Rosary for America as her citizens face difficult and morally challenging times.

Please join us as we stand together in the public square and pray for the conversion of our country and the triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary on the 100th Anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun.

In order to reach Catholics who have fallen away, we want to make this year’s public rally really public and off Church grounds. The rally will take place on Saturday, October 7 from noon to 1:00 PM at Tuckahoe Village Square, by the clock. Bring family members, friends, a rosary, and a folding chair if you cannot stand for a long period of time. We encourage all parishioners to attend. Contact Fran at 779-4604 with questions.

Finally, my Immaculate Heart will triumph!
July 13, 1917, Our Lady of Fatima

Join Us in Prayer

Sunday, October 8

The members of the Assumption Altar Rosary Society will meet at Assumption Church on the 2nd Sunday of each month to recite the Rosary prior to the 9 o’clock Mass (except during the summer months).
All are welcomed to join us in prayer.

40th Annual Columbus Day Mass and Parade

Monday, October 9

The 40th Annual Columbus Day Mass and Parade will be held on Monday, October 9. His Eminence, Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan will celebrate Mass at 9:30 AM. Tickets are required. To reserve free tickets, please send an e-mail request or call 646-794-2000. This event is sponsored by The Italian Apostolate of the Archdiocese of New York.

In Celebration of the
Fatima Centenary
1917 - 2017

Friday, October 13

The 100th Anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun

Solemn Vespers at 7:00 PM

at Immaculate Conception Church
Sermon by Monsignor Thomas Caserta
Followed by a Candlelight Marian Procession

Saturday, October 14

9:00 AM Conference:
“Fatima for Today”
Fr. Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R.

10:00 AM:
Solemn Rosary

11:00 AM:
Solemn Pontifical Mass
offered by Timothy Cardinal Dolan

Refreshments after Mass in the Lower Church

See the special Fatima Jubilee Prayer of Consecration

Morning Out

Tuesday, October 17

Morning Out! Learn and Play will start on October 17th. Parents or grandparents of infants, toddlers and preschool children are invited to discuss behavior, social, and discipline topics while their children engage in supervised play and craft time. New York Archdiocesan trained facilitators will help in the discussions. All sessions are on Tuesday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 AM in the lower level of Father Fata Hall. For our October 17th meeting, we will be sharing our best parenting tips and tricks. To reserve a space or for more information, please contact Michelle Horvers at 787-0005.

Mark your calendars - additional dates are October 24 and 31, November 14 and 28, and December 5.

Knights of Columbus Pasta Dinner

Saturday, October 21

Join the Knights of Columbus for their annual Pasta Dinner on Saturday, October 21 at 6:00 PM in the ICS Cafeteria. Dinner includes antipasti, salad, pasta and meatballs, dessert, wine and more. There will be children’s crafts, raffles and music.

The cost is $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $10 for children. Please make checks out to “John A. Keogh Council #2108” and leave at the Immaculate Conception rectory. Reserve your seats by October 14 - seating is limited!

See the flyer for complete details.

Catholic Men’s Conference

Saturday, October 28

A Day of Reflection and Reconciliation
Theme: Being a Man of the Catholic Church

St. Joseph’s Church – Somers
95 Plum Brook Road, Somers, NY

Saturday, October 28 – 7:00 AM – 1:45 PM
Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch
Registration and Breakfast start at 7:00 AM

Opportunity for Reconciliation before Mass
Celebration of the Mass – 8:00 AM
Celebrant and Homilist – Fr. John M. Lagiovane


The Sacrament of Reconciliation
Fr. John DeBellis

Being a Man of the Family, Church, and Community
Fr. Anthony Sorgie

A Man’s Role and Responsibility in the Church
Fr. John BuonViaggio

Where Do We Go from Here – Reflections/Next Steps
Msgr. John Budwick

Contacts for more information
Richard Maiolo: 914-953-4426 •
Jake Lugay: 845-628-5378 •

Suggested Donation:
$30 per person
Father & Son: $15 each
Students: $15 each
Religious: Free
No one turned away

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