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Sisters of Life

Posted on October 16, 2019 in: General News

Please join us on Wednesday, October 23rd when we welcome the Sisters of Life to St. Joseph Parish. The dynamic and inspirational Sisters of Life will share with us the wonderful mission of the Sisters of Life and the exuberance and joy of their vocations. Come, hear, and meet the Sisters of Life.  Wednesday, October 23 at 7:00 PM in the Church 

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This year, our chair couple, Peggy and Bobby York, have most graciously and generously returned to offer their services once again for this principal parish fund raiser to make this year’s gala a resounding success. The Party will be held at the Garden City Hotel on Friday, November 22. We hope as many parishioners as possible will support the Party, especially by attending this time-honored parish event. This year, we would like to honor some who offer their energy and time not only for St. Joseph’s Parish, but internationally in works of charity for so many in need throughout the world. Our honorees thi...

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Defensive Driving Class

Posted on October 07, 2019 in: General News

Defensive Driving Class
AAA DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE Sponsored by “St. Joseph - Bishop Baldwin’s Knights of Columbus” Save 10% on your collision liability rates for three full years. Reduce driver violation points. (Up to 4 points off your driving record). SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2019 From 9:30 AM TO 3:30 PM St. Josephs Church St. Agnes Room Please fill out the form below and enclose your check for $45.00 per person. Payable to the “Knights of Columbus #15809” and mail or drop off at the Church Rectory. FOR REGISTRATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PL...

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At Home with the Word 2020

Posted on October 03, 2019 in: General News

At Home with the Word 2020
This book includes scriptures for each week with reflections and questions regarding the scripture. Please fill out the form below and return to the Rectory as soon as possible. Contribution: $7.00 for each book Name:______________________________ Phone:______________________________ E-Mail:______________________________ Number of Books:_______ Amount Enclosed:_______ We would like to have our order in by November 1st. Order forms will also be available in the sacristy and in the Rectory office. Please order as soon as possible.

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Holiday Preview

Posted on October 02, 2019 in: General News

Holiday Preview
Once again this year, we will be coordinating St. Joseph’s SPONSOR A FAMILY programs for Thanksgiving and Christmas which provide holiday dinners for our neighbors in need at Our Lady of Loretto parish in Hempstead and the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary parish in Roosevelt. And at Christmas, we hope to provide gifts for fifty families at Loretto via our GIVING TREE project. The needs of those who live in our neighboring parishes are great, and St. Joseph’s provides them with monthly assistance through our food drives – groceries are delivered to the Quee...

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Respect Life Month 2019

Posted on September 30, 2019 in: General News

Respect Life Month 2019
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Join St. Joseph Music Ministry

Posted on September 30, 2019 in: General News

Join St. Joseph Music Ministry
ADULT CHOIR While musical training and experience are helpful, the desire to sing is paramount. Rehearsals are usually Thursday evenings from 8:00 to 9:30 PM, with a short warm up period on Sunday mornings before the 10:30 AM Mass. There are many of you out there with great voices and we need you! Please consider joining us. For more information see Joseph Cangialosi in the Choir Loft after any of the Masses or call the Rectory at 747-3535. CONTEMPORARY MUSIC If you have any interest or know someone else who does, please leave a message for Jim Tornatore in the Rect...

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Widows & Widowers

Posted on September 30, 2019 in: General News

Widows & Widowers
Your Widows & Widowers meet every third Wednesday of the month in the St. Agnes Room at 7:00 PM. You are invited to come and enjoy lively conversation and light refreshments. ALL are welcome. For more information please call Margaret at 516-248-7786.

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All Souls Liturgy Of Remembrance

Posted on September 30, 2019 in: General News

Our Liturgy of Remembrance for our deceased parishioners will be on Saturday, November 2nd at 11:00 AM in the Church. We have invited all the families who have chosen to bury their loved one from St. Joseph between November 2018 and October 2019. Each person will be remembered by name at the Prayer of the Faithful. Your loved one’s name will also be inscribed in the Book of Remembrance which will be carried in the Entrance Procession. This book will be on display during and after the Mass. It is our hope that these small gestures of remembrance will be comforting to you. As a parish family we continue to hold you an...

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St. Joseph CYO Skills & Drills Clinic
Hosted by Holy Trinity Head Coach Joe Conefry, 2019 NSCHSAA Champions and St. Joseph Parishioner.  Thursdays, September 26th thru October 24th.  Boys & Girls 4th - 6th Grade  6-7 PM Girls 4th, 5th, & 6th grade 7-8 PM Boys 4th, 5th, & 6th grade 8-9 PM Boys 4th, 5th, & 6th grade  5 Sessions $15.00 each/$75.00 total  Register at http://kpsearch.com/GCCYObasketball/all.asp 

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We are looking for volunteers to assist at our Family Mass in the School Auditorium on Sunday mornings at 10am. We are looking for a few teams of 2 people to greet parishioners as they enter for Mass and to shepherd the children as they sit around the altar for the homily. Training will be provided. A willingness to serve and a love of the children are the main requirements. Please contact Deacon Jack for further details. Stjoefamily3@gmail.com or 516-741-5632

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2019/2020 Membership Form The purpose of the Rosary Altar Society is to praise and honor the Blessed Virgin and to secure her patronage by the recitation of the Rosary for the mutual and spiritual benefit of all members throughout the world. We invite all adult women of the parish to join our Society. Our meetings will be held on the First Saturday of each month. Our first meeting will be on November 2nd, immediately following the 8:30 am mass in the St. Agnes Room. Please join us before the 8:30am Mass for Benediction and after the Mass for recitation of the Holy Rosary. We will gather in the St. Agnes room at 9:30 ...

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40 Days for Life

Posted on September 12, 2019 in: General News

Praying for innocent pre-born babies who are in danger of abortion is a true act of love. Please join us in praying for these babies during the upcoming 40 Days for Life, starting Friday, September 27th.  St. Joseph Parishioners will unite with 40 Days for Life to pray outside the Planned parenthood abortion location at 540 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead. Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion business in our nation, ending the lives of more than 329,000 babies a year. Many of those babies are aborted at Planned Parenthood in Hempstead- just 1.5 miles from St. Joseph Church. Help us close down Planned Parenthood. Jus...

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ADULT FAITH FORMATION Sunday Gospel Review and Discussion Group Tuesday mornings 9:45 to 10:45 AM Convent Library  will resume on September 17th  Fr. Shibi Pappan will be facilitating our meetings All parishioners are invited

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THE PATH OF CENTERING PRAYER 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 1st 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 THERE WILL BE AN INTRODUCTION TO CENTERING PRAYER ON Tuesday, ...

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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. VIRTUS Training Sessions here at St. Josephs School Auditorium:  Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 9:30 AM  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 complet...

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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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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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