Last Friday morning, at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Mattituck, the recent history of our country and our state were on full display when hundreds of mourners gathered to honor the life of Sgt. Dennis Reichardt, a retired Suffolk County police officer.
Sgt. Reichardt was the sort of man who was devoted to his job and to public service. He believed in his work. He believed in duty. He believed in things far bigger than himself. READ
When he was a child, age 6 or 7, Joe Staudt thought he might become an ordained priest in the Roman Catholic Church one day in the distant future. READ
Two local Boy Scouts have completed Eagle Scout projects that created two new community spaces in Southold.
Liam Corbley and James Hoyt, both members of Southold Troop 6, were honored with scouting’s top rank at a ceremony Jan. 18. READ
Pet owners gathered at churches over the weekend for annual Blessing of the Animals ceremonies.
At Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Mattituck, the Sunday service was led by Monsignor Joseph Staudt. All proceeds were donated to the town’s animal shelter.
The following is The Suffolk Times’ annual listing of Christmas services and special events hosted by local churches.