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Entries for January 2020

54 Day Novena

Posted on January 28, 2020 in: General News

January 31-March 24 Please join the Diocese of Rockville Centre Vocations Office in praying a 54 Day Rosary Novena for vocations to the priesthood, beginning on January 31, 2020 and ending on March 24, 2020 the vigil of the Annunciation. Thank you for your prayers and support. 

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Queen of Hearts Luncheon

Posted on January 28, 2020 in: General News

Queen of Hearts Luncheon
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Cherry Valley Club  Sweepstakes and Raffles all proceeds to benefit St. Joseph School Hosted by the St. Joseph School Family Association.  Purchase or donate online at www.shop.sjsfo.com or use the form attached. 

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Sunday Hospitality and Welcome

Posted on January 23, 2020 in: General News

Sunday Hospitality and Welcome
Catholics as a rule, and especially in regard to Sunday Mass, are people of regular habit – the Mass we usually attend, even the pew where we usually sit. Recognizing that, as well as our need for volunteers to assist our ushers, we are looking to parishioners help to greet their fellow friends and parishioners at Sunday Mass and assist with the Sunday collection at their accustomed Mass. We are not asking volunteers to change their regular routine – but to coordinate with the ushers at that Mass, to greet Mass-goers as they arrive and then to assist the regu...

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Attached please find a message from Bishop Barres.

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Rosary Altar Society Meeting

Posted on January 22, 2020 in: General News

Rosary Altar Society Meeting
Become part of a 78 year tradition which focuses on acknowledging our Blessed Mother Mary as our mother and our surest way to her son, Jesus Christ. We rely on our wonderful mother when we pray for our children, our families, and the community in which we live. Join us every First Saturday to become engaged in current topics which will strengthen and assist us in becoming more informed in our Faith.Saturday, February 1, 20207:50 Rosary, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Benediction.8:30 Mass9:30 Meeting and Speaker: Father Shibi PappanTopic: Keeping the Faith through Gene...

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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 2020 Award for Excellence in Math, Science or Technology. Instructions and forms under “Awards and Grants” at www.stevetompsettmemorialfund.org The Trustees grant at least one award to a GCHS senior and at least one award to a senior attending any private school. In 2019, the Trustees granted awards to four students. Applications must be emailed to tompsettaward@gmail.com to be considered. Deadline: midnight March 31, 2020.  Please click on attachment ...

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Morning Star Initiative

Posted on January 14, 2020 in: General News

Diocese of Rockville Centre announces Morning Star Initiative As you may have heard, the Diocese of Rockville Centre has decided to launch a bold plan, called the Morning Star Initiative, to revitalize Catholic elementary school education on Long Island. The goal of this initiative is to restore a robust Catholic culture to the DRVC schools, improve academics, and create a more fiscally sustainable model for schools. The Diocese will partner with the Marianists, who have two centuries of Catholic educational commitment and expertise. The Diocese has asked Brother Thomas Cleary, S.M., President of Chaminade High School,...

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Diocesan Annual Telethon

Posted on January 13, 2020 in: General News

Diocesan Annual Telethon
The Catholic Faith Network Telethon is the weekend of Saturday, February 8th from 2PM -10PM and Sunday, February 9th from 12PM to 10PM. Please tune in on Cablevision channel 29/137, Time Warner Channel 471 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 celebrity chefs and musical groups will help fuel the enjoyment. Join Msgr. Jim Vlaun for the Catholic Faith Network Telethon ...

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Catholic Schools Week 2020

Posted on January 13, 2020 in: General News

Catholic Schools Week 2020
Catholic Schools Week Opening Mass is on Sunday, January 26th at 9:00 AM.  Open House begins at 10:00 AM and ends at 12:30 PM.  If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to Principal Mr. Brian Colomban at bcolomban5589@st-josephschool.com   

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40 Days for Life ~ February 26- April 5
You’re invited to a Presentation & General Informational Meeting Sunday, January 26th, 2020 7:00 PM-Presentation, 7:30 PM-Q&A St. Patrick R. C. Church, 280 West Mail Street Smithtown, NY 11787 This 40 DFL Lenten Campaign is fully endorsed by the Diocese of Rockville Centre. Come learn what participating can do for you, your family, your parish, and our community! 40dflsmithtown@gmail.com www.40daysforlife.com

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Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship
Who: All boys and girls from 9-14 years of ages as of January 1st, 2020. Copy of birth certificate required for registration.  What: Exciting Basketball Free Throw Contest  Where: St. Joseph's School Gym  When: Friday, January 31st from 7:00 to 8:00 PM  There is no cost to participate!  Please click on file below for more information.  Thank you. 

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