Evangelization Coordinator

Nick Castelli is a practicing Roman Catholic who affirms the truth, fullness, and traditions of the Catholic Church. He is devoted to developing not only others’, but also his own spiritual, intellectual, and evangelical life. Nick has experience in transforming parish evangelization from working on the pastoral staff at Notre Dame R.C. Church in New…

Organist

John Cook is the organist at Notre Dame Parish

Music Director

Josephine served as Music Director and Cantor at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Queens for 26 years. She currently serves on the Board of Rockville Center’s Chapter of National Pastoral Musicians, and on the Brooklyn Diocese Music Commission. She has performed as cantor and soloist for many Diocesan celebrations, including Ordinations of Priests, Deacons…

Youth Ministry Director

Michelle is the Youth Minister at Notre Dame Paris

Social Ministry Director

Dee has been a proud member of the Social Ministry staff since the Spring of 2017 working directly with her predecessor serving the needs of the community, while promoting the ministry’s top notch programs. She has also been a proud volunteer here at Notre Dame Parish as a Facilitator with the Rainbows for All God’s…

Religious Education Director

Caryn Flores Durkin has been a teacher and administrator in Catholic Schools for more than 30 years. At St. Gregory the Great, Mrs. Durkin taught seventh and eighth grade ELA, Literature and Social Studies and moderated the Student Council. She taught at St. Vincent dePaul and most recently, at Corpus Christi in Mineola. In addition…

School Principal

Caryn Flores Durkin has been a teacher and administrator in Catholic Schools for more than 30 years. At St. Gregory the Great, Mrs. Durkin taught seventh and eighth grade ELA, Literature and Social Studies and moderated the Student Council. She taught at St. Vincent dePaul and most recently, at Corpus Christi in Mineola. In addition…

Deacon Frank Kurre was ordained a deacon for the Diocese of Rockville Centre in 2013 and was assigned to Notre Dame Parish at that time.  He moved into Notre Dame Parish in 1969 with his parents Frank and Trudy and brother Robert.  Deacon Frank married his wife Francesca at Notre Dame Church in 1990 and they lived in East…

Deacon Tom was born and raised in the Bronx; he is an alumnus of The Bronx High School of Science, SUNY Stony Brook, Trinity College, and the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception. Deacon Tom has been married since 1983 to Margaret and has two adult daughters: Kimberly and Karen, and two grandchildren: Paige and Jack.…

Rev. Dr. Fr. Joseph Mappilamattel CMI, Former Director of Jyothidarsana Jyothidarsana Institute for Counseling & Mental Health, Kerala INDIACalled by Fr. Joe, he needs no introduction to Notre Dame Church. He was coming us for summer ministry from 2010 onwards. Fr. Joe’s FamilyFr. Jose comes from a big family of 9 children and 15 g.…