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Monthly Food Drives

Posted on June 25, 2019 in: General News

PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY Our food collections will continue during the summer months.  The July food drive will take place on the second weekend of that month – July 13 & 14.  And on the weekend of August 3 & 4, we will be collecting school supplies. Happy summer, one and all!

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Teachers and Volunteers Needed: Have you thought about sharing your love of our faith with others? What better way to accomplish that then by volunteering to teach Religious Education in our parish? We have openings at all grade levels (1-8). We are also looking for help in other capacities like parking lot safety, hall monitors or classroom aides. Please consider sharing your talents and gifts with the young people of our parish by volunteering to be part of our Religious Education Program. Contact the Religious Education Office today. Please leave a message, and your call will be answered. Registration for First Gr...

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Please click on attachment below to view the Respect Life Message 

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Defensive Driving Class

Posted on May 29, 2019 in: General News

Saturday, June 29th from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm in the St. Agnes Room. $45.00 per person. For registration form and more information please click on attachment below.

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One Hour Prayer Vigils

Posted on May 22, 2019 in: General News

Please join us as we pray the rosary for babies in danger of abortion. Fridays, One hour Prayer Vigils 11 am to noon at Planned Parenthood 540 Fulton Avenue in Hempstead. May 31, June 7, 14, 21, & 28. 

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Everyone loves the beauty and innocence of a baby. As an expression of that love, the Church of Saint Joseph will start its 28th Annual Spiritual Adoption Prayer Novena. From the Annunciation, March 25th to Christmas, December 25th. Our parish invites you to "spiritually adopt" a child who is newly conceived this month, and to pray daily for that baby for the next 9 months. Not all newly conceived babies are allowed to be born. In fact, more than 4,000 babies lose their lives to abortion each day. It is these babies that you are being asked to "spiritually adopt". Please click on attachment below for...

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Good Shepherd Hospice

Posted on February 25, 2019 in: General News

Good Shepherd Hospice is proud to announce the opening of our second Inpatient Center located in Rockville Centre. https://goodshepherdhospice.chsli.org/news/5m-inpatient-good-shepherd-hospice-center-opens-mercy-medical-center“We understand the importance of home—the comfort, safety, and peace it provides. This is why the concept of home is so central in hospice care. Yet, some patients are unable to be home because of their complex medical needs. Good Shepherd Hospice created this Center to provide the care they require in an environment that serves as a ‘home away from home’,” said Good Shep...

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VIRTUS Training Sessions

Posted on August 22, 2018 in: General News

Are you aware that the Diocese of Rockville Centre requires all volunteers (18 years or older) to attend the Virtus class? CYO Coaches, Religious Education, Catechists, Cantors, Ushers, Parish Volunteers are all required to complete the Virtus training course, if they have not yet done so. You MUST register online by visiting www.Virtus.org, then click the link for first time registrants. View the list of sessions to find a course, and then complete the registration online. PLEASE NOTE: After completion of VIRTUS training, you will receive a certificate of completion. Please keep a copy for your records and submit a ...

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Passion Play at Oberammergau

Posted on August 22, 2018 in: General News

It’s Official: St. Joseph’s is going to Oberammergau for Passion Play 2020 Our parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2019, is well underway. We have met our required number of pilgrims, so we are definitely going to visit the shrines in the land where Jesus walked. (There are only four seats remaining for those who still wish to join us.) Now we look ahead to 2020, to the tiny Bavarian town of Oberammergau, to the world famous Passion Play, a profound experience of faith, presented in music, tableau, and drama. We just received official confirmation that a block of tickets has been reserved for St. Joseph ...

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The Path of Centering Prayer

Posted on August 21, 2018 in: General News

DEEPENING YOUR EXPERIENCE OF GOD A silent, wordless prayer coming out of the Christian Contemplative Tradition. You do not need to have any experience, simply the desire to rest in god’s presence. “Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10) JOIN US FOR A WEEKLY PRAYER EXPERIENCE Date: Tuesdays ~ starting October 9th Time: 9:45~10:45 am Place: Convent Chapel, St. Joseph’s Parish Leader: Sister Marjorie McGregor, OP ALL ARE WELCOME Questions? Please call Sister Marjorie 631-943-7177  

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Happy Mother’s Day! As we join together to celebrate the wonderful Moms in our lives, let’s also take time to remember and pray for all the thousands of Moms who worry about how they are going to put food on the table for their children this week. More than 35% of the 300,000 people on Long Island who receive emergency food each year are children under the age of 18. Please consider supporting the work of the Catholic Ministries Appeal so that we can continue to care for God’s children and their families through our Parish Outreach programs and Catholic Charities. Our hope is that each family w...

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We shared with our parishioners two weeks ago a summary of the work accomplished through the generous support of our parishioners in the Capital Campaign. We reiterate that sincere Thank you! We also introduced the new work that has begun on the exterior of the south wall of the nave, with pictures of examples of the damage. A little background and a summary of the work we are facing: Background: As we began the first work on the Capital Campaign in November 2015 – preparing to install a new air-conditioning system in the church, signs of water leakage around some windows was noticed. This damage appeared to b...

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RCIA

Posted on February 20, 2018 in: General News

ARE YOU SOMEONE OR DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO... Has expressed interest in becoming a Catholic? Has a child over the age of seven who has not been baptized? Was baptized Catholic as a child, but has not celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation and Eucharist? We offer an opportunity to come together in a small group to learn more about our faith. Sessions focus on the teachings and experience of Church and prepare individuals to celebrate the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist during the Easter Season. There are separate sessions for children or youth. You are welcome to participate in the proces...

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Communion for the Homebound

Posted on October 17, 2013

If you or a member of your family would like a Eucharistic Minister to bring Communion to the home, please call Anna Maria Sirianni (747-7120) and arrangements will be made.

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