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LESSONS & CAROLS Sunday, December 15 3:30 p.m. Church CHRISTMAS CONFESSIONS Monday, December 16: Advent Day of Reconciliation Confessions 3-9:00 p.m. Saturday, December 21 9:00-10:00 a.m., 1-2:00 p.m., and 6:00-6:30 p.m. CHRISTMAS EVE MASSES Tuesday, December 24 4:00 p.m. – Church Girls’ Choir 4:00 p.m. – Auditorium Contemporary Ensemble 4:00 p.m. – Gymnasium 6:00 p.m. – Church 8:00 p.m. – Church 11:00 p.m. – Church Choir & Carols at 10:30 p.m. CHRISTMAS DAY MASSES Wednesday, December 25 7:30, 9:00, 10:30, 11:45 a.m. (Adult Choir), & 1:00 p.m. A...

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For those who are coping with the loss of a spouse or loved one. The group will meet on Mondays beginning December 2nd for six sessions, skipping the weeks of Christmas and New Years. Meetings will take place in the Convent Center 120 Fifth Street from 12-1:30 PM. For more information and to register for the group, please call the group facilitator Lucy Nigro at 516-294-0230.

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Respect Life Baby Shower

Posted on November 04, 2019 in: General News

Please bring your Baby Gift to the doors of the Church or Auditorium before or after Mass on the weekend of December 14/15, 2019We will be collecting baby gift items such as: new clothing, layette items, home-made knitted caps, sweaters, booties and blankets, disposable diapers, infant formula, etc. We will also be accepting gifts for the babies mothers such as: pajamas, toiletries, metro cards, and gift cards. All items will be delivered in time for Christmas to organizations that directly assist needy mothers experiencing difficult pregnancies; Birthright, Regina Residence, MOMMA'S House, and the Life Center. Your gener...

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Volunteer Opportunity

Posted on October 29, 2019 in: General News

Ministry of Consolation As we have just celebrated All Souls Day and remembered our deceased loved ones at Mass, this is an appropriate time to thank those parishioners who are part of our Ministry of Consolation. Ministers of Consolation assist families who have just lost a loved one in the process of planning the funeral liturgy. This is a sensitive time, and many families can feel overwhelmed by the liturgical preparations, selecting the Scripture readings and the liturgical music for the funeral Mass. Ministers of Consolation guide families through these preparations. We would like to expand our Consolation Ministr...

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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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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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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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ADULT FAITH FORMATION Sunday Gospel Review and Discussion Group Tuesday mornings 9:45 to 10:45 AM St. Agnes Room   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. 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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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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