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Entries for January 2015

Friday, March 6th ~ 12:30 to 4:00 PM St. Josephs School Gym Cost: $25.00 per person $100.00 per table Table prizes, raffle prizes, lucky bucks Advanced Reservations needed!   Please click on link below for more information and reservation form

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Synod of Bishops, 2015

Posted on January 29, 2015

Synod of Bishops, 2015I have been asked to share with our parishioners the following information that we have received regarding the preparations for the Synod of Bishops that will meet in October 2015. I ask your patience, because much of the language is very technical. The important point is that the faithful throughout the world are invited to share in the preparations by responding to a series of questions that can be found on-line. Please give this opportunity your attention.This current solicitation for input is the result of the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops that met in Rome in October 2014 to prepare for the “o...

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St. Joseph's Rosary Altar Society invites you to a wonderful opportunity to hear Rose Marie Guzzo speak at their February 6 meeting. Rose Marie, a classically trained violinist and pianist, will discuss the celebration and artistry of Richard Rogers during her presentation. Please join us after 9:00 mass to enjoy Rose Marie's discussion.

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Health Concerns in Flu Season

Posted on January 21, 2015

Health Concerns in Flu SeasonQuestions continue to be raised about personal health practices and our celebration of Sunday Mass. Mention has been made regarding the handshake as the Sign of Peace. The handshake has been adopted by the American bishops as the usual expression of the Sign of Peace. But there are those who are uncomfortable with it, especially the possibility of spreading germs hand to hand. In light of that, it is completely acceptable to refrain from the handshake if one is uneasy with such immediate contact. The Sign of Peace can just as effectively be expressed with a smile as with a handshake. For ...

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The Stephen K. Tompsett Memorial Fund

Posted on January 21, 2015

The Stephen K. Tompsett Memorial Fund for Technology in Education Encourages all high school seniors who are residents of Garden City to apply for the 2015 Award for Excellence in Math, Science or Technology. Please follow the instructions on our website: www.stevetompsettmemorialfund.org Application forms are also available (and may be available from your Guidance Office as well). EMAIL the application form, essay and activity sheet to tompsettaward@optonline.net or via the link on our website under “Awards and Grants”/“Award Application” if you use Microsoft Outlook. Only emailed application form...

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January 20, 2015Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:Catholic Schools Week will be celebrated around our nation from January 25 -31, 2015. Once again, the theme for this year is Catholic Schools - Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service. This theme truly captures the essence of Catholic schools. Our schools strive to build community, share faith, increase our students’ knowledge and encourage them to give service. It has been my experience as I visit the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Rockville Centre that our administrators, teachers and parents are committed to making sure that each student lives up to his o...

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Catholic Schools Week Events - 2015

Posted on January 21, 2015

There is No Place Like St. Joseph School Sunday, January 25th ~ 9 AM Liturgy, 10:30 - 12 Noon Open HOuse Monday, January 26th ~ 8:30 AM Opening Prayer Service    Tuesday, January 27th ~ 8:30 AM spelling Bee Grades 3,4,5.  7:30 PM Parent Information Night Wednesday, January 28th ~ 8:30 AM Math Bee Grades 6,7,8 Pre-K Special Persons Day Thursday, January 29th ~ Spirit Day, Dress Down Day, PTA Game Show 7:00 PM Sports Night Grades 7&8 Friday, January 30th ~ Buddy Up Day  

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Bible Study Program

Posted on January 21, 2015

Experience the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus with our Bible Study Program Join us for Seven Sessions Beginning on Thursday, February 19th at 7:30 PM     For more information and reservation forms please click on the link below or call Bob Franz at 516-524-3893 Dick Russell at 516-747-2559

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St. Joseph School PTA invites you to attend the Queen of Hearts Luncheon Tuesday February 10, 2015 10 AM to 2 PM Westbury Manor 1100 Jericho Tpke Westbury Sweepstakes and Auction All Proceeds to benefit St. Joseph School   Please click on link for more information and reservation form

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A Message from Bishop William Murphy

Posted on January 21, 2015

February 1, 2015World Day for Consecrated LifeDear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:Pope Francis has declared 2015 as the Year of Consecrated Life in the Universal Church. We give thanks and honor the women and men in consecrated life who have served and are serving here in our great Diocese of Rockville Centre. The life of this local Church has been blessed through the mission and ministry of these dedicated women and men who are responding to God’s call to each of them to follow Jesus as vowed religious. As religious, their commitment to a life of prayer, lived in community and expressed through their ministry in the Ch...

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Rectory Office Hours

Posted on January 15, 2015

The Rectory Office will be closed on Monday, January 19th If you have an emergency please call 516-434-1516. The Office will re-open on Tuesday, January 20th at 9:30 AM.

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Please come and join us for a series of informal discussions on the Catholic Faith. After a brief presentation, get the chance to ask any burning questions you've ever had about God, the Church, or pretty much anything you can think of. Come learn more about the Faith, and if nothing else try and stump the priest! ALL are welcome. 7:30 PM in the St. Agnes Room January 15th -  First week - The Difference God Makes: What it Means to Have Faith January 21st -  Second Week - The Mass: What's Happening and Why (Church)*** please note change in location. February 5th -  Third Week - Living the Cath...

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January 17-25 is a focused period of prayer, penance, and pilgrimage set aside to mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal throughout the United States. Join thousands of Catholics across the country coming together in prayer. Please see the flyer attached for more details. Thank you for your continued support.

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March for Life 2014

Posted on January 13, 2015

On Thursday, January 22nd Father Gregory Breen will be celebrating Mass at 5 AM before the busses leave for Washington, DC. There are still seats available, if you are interested please call John McCabe 516-633-6146 as soon as possible.

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St. Joseph-Bishop Baldwin Council # 15809 We invite St. Joseph’s parishioners to be part of our delegation to the March for Life in Washington, DC. on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Call now to reserve your seat on our motor coach. Peaceful. Prayerful. Patriotic. The March for Life is the largest pro‐life event in the world – attended by more than 400,000 American citizens. Sir Knight John McCabe 516-633-6146

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Telecare Telethon Time!

Posted on January 09, 2015

Telecare Telethon Time! The Telecare Telethon is the weekend of Saturday, January 17th from 2PM -10PM and Sunday, January 18th from 12PM to 10PM. Please tune in on Cablevision channel 29/137 or Verizon FiOS channel 296 to support our Diocesan Television Station. It will be 18 hours filled with many guest “stars” including many of the clergy, religious and dedicated lay people of our Diocese. Additionally, visits from some celebrity chefs, musical groups and New York sports teams will help fuel the enjoyment. Join Msgr. Jim Vlaun for the 22nd annual Telecare Telethon and consider making a donation by phone or ...

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