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Entries for October 2013

All Saints Day

Posted on October 24, 2013

Friday, November 1st is a Holy Day of Obligation. The Masses are as follows: Thursday night, October 31st 7:30 pm. Friday, 8 am, 9 am, 12:10 pm and 7:30 pm.

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Second Grade Parents Meeting

Posted on October 24, 2013

There will be a meeting for all 2nd grade parents at 7:30 pm in the Auditorium on Tuesday, October 29th. Parents are expected to attend this meeting if they didn't attend the last session.

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Thank you to all of the parishioners who generously purchased Christmas Wreaths and other Christmas decor with the SJS PTA this year! Your contribution helps support the wonderful tradition of excellence in Catholic education St. Joseph School maintains. All purchases will be available for pick up on Friday, December 6th between 10:00 - 2:00 PM in the school auditorium. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the wreath committee at wreaths@sjspta.com. Again, thank you!

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Adult Faith Formation

Posted on October 22, 2013

HOW CAN WE FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS? Please join us on Wednesday, November 6th 7:30 pm St. Agnes Room. Speakers will be Diana O'Neill, Executive Director Long Island Volunteer Center and Sister Virginia Maguire, Director St. Joseph's Human Services 

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Early Childhood Open House

Posted on October 21, 2013

St. Joseph School which is devoted to integrating the teachings of the Catholic Faith within a creative and stimulating learning environment, is hosting an Open House Guided Tour on Monday, November 4th from 9:30 to 11:00 am for Nursery, Pre-K and Kindergarten. This very personal tour will enable parents to get answers to any questions they might have about St. Joseph School, including the variety of accommodating Nursery, Pre-K and Kindergarten programs and sessions. For more details about the St. Joseph School Open House Guided Tour, please contact Principal, Eileen Kilbride, Ed.D at 516-747-2730 or visit ...

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Respect Life

Posted on October 18, 2013

On Tuesday, October 29th please join us at 7:30 pm in the Church to pray the Rosary for Life. There will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction. ALL are invited to attend.

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Rosary Altar Society

Posted on October 18, 2013

Please join us on Friday, November 1st after the 9 am First Friday Mass in the St. Agnes Room. Our guest speaker is Mr. Ron Hildreth, husband of our President Joan Hildreth. Mr. Hildreth is a practicing patent attorney and adjunct professor at St. John's University. He has authored a book entitled, "Patent Law, a Practitioner's Guide". He will address the attendees on facets of patent law. New members and guests are welcome to join us. We look forward to seeing you!

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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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All Souls Day Mass

Posted on October 17, 2013

There will be a special Mass on All Souls Day, Saturday, November 2nd at 11:00 am to remember all those who have died. Our parishioners who have had a loved one die between October 2012 and October 2013 will receive a letter of invitation since their loved ones' name will be inscribed in the Book of Remembrance and prayed for by name during the Mass.

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Welcome Gathering

Posted on October 11, 2013

On Sunday, October 20th all new parishioners are invited to a "Welcome Gathering" after the 10:30 am Mass in the St. Agnes Room. Please call Sister Louise Cullen for more information, 741-5632.

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At Home with the Word

Posted on October 11, 2013

At Home with the Word gives you the opportunity to read the Sunday Scriptures with a short explanation of the readings. If you are interested please send in $5.00 in an envelope with your name and phone number to the Rectory, attention Sister Louise.

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St. Joseph School Fathers Club

Posted on October 09, 2013

Golf Outing (Make-up date) Monday, October 21st.  The Cherry Valley Club, Garden City, New York. ALL Registered Golfers are Welcome Back! Registration and Continental Breakfast begin at 10:30 AM.  12 Noon shotgun start. Cocktail Hour and Awards Ceremony at 5:00 PM. The $10K Finalist will be putting for $10K during the Cocktail Hour! For more information please contact: Mike McCarthy 516-395-8605 or John Maher 917-992-3816.  

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Adult Faith Ministry

Posted on October 09, 2013

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING? LEARN MORE! Please join us on Wednesday, October 23rd at 7:30 pm in the St. Agnes Room. Father Patrick Flanagan, CM, Professor at St. John's University will be our guest speaker. No reservations are necessary.

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Adult Faith Formation

Posted on October 07, 2013

Sunday, October 27, 2013 the St. Joseph's Parish Adult Faith Formation Board presents the first of the 2013-2014 series Movies for a Sunday Afternoon ~ 2PM in the St. Agnes Room   The first film presented will be VISION:HILDEGARD OF BINGEN, a film about the life of a 12th Century nun who in 2012, 833 years after her death, was canonized and designated a Doctor of the church. Hildegard, who lived in what is now Germany, was a woman well ahead of her time. She was a gentle revolutionary who excelled as an abbess, physician, theologian and composer, and whose prophetic visions filled volumes. We Welcome Dr. Li...

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