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Entries for October 2014

Congratulations! We would like to congratulate John & Lorraine Reynolds who were the recipients of the St. Agnes Medal of Service on Sunday, October 26, 2014, at the Cathedral of St. Agnes. This award was established by Bishop Murphy in 2007 in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Diocese of Rockville Centre. Each year an individual or a married couple from every parish in the diocese is recognized for service and dedication. “Honorees are lay people whose love of the Church has been shown through their devotion to the Holy Father, to our diocese and to their parish,” said Bishop Murphy. “They ar...

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There will be a Welcoming Gathering on Sunday, October 26th for all new parishioners after the 10:30 AM Mass in the St. Agnes Room. Invitations have been sent to all who have resigtered for the parish in the past year. Please join us for refreshments and fellowship. Any questions please call Sister Louise, 742-5632

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Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Posted on October 20, 2014

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St. Joseph’s Parish Adult Faith Formation Board Presents THE BOOK THIEF The story of a young girl (Liesel) who (at 13 and illiterate) is left by her fugitive mother with an adoptive couple in Germany during the Nazi era. As she pursues her thirst for knowledge, encouraged by her kind-hearted foster father and the young Jewish man that the couple hides in their basement, Liesel both demonstrates and experiences courage, tolerance, friendship and love in the midst of the horrors of the Nazi regime. Released in 2013, the film is based on the best-selling, award-winning novel of the same name, and stars Canadian actre...

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Bible Study Program

Posted on October 17, 2014

Prepare to Celebrate the Birth of Jesus with our Advent Study Program four weekly sessions starting on Thursday, October 30th. Sessions will be held on the following dates at 7:30 pm in the Saint Joseph School Auditorium. Thursday, October 30th Thursday, November 6th Thursday, November 13th Thursday, November 20th For more information contact either Bob Franz 524-3893 or Dick Russell 747-2559 Click on the attachment for the reservation form and more information.

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Want to bring comfort and peace to the life of a person hospitalized at Winthrop University Hospital, and at the same time add joy and meaning to your own life? Staff and volunteers in the Department of Pastoral Care and Education at Winthrop Hospital offer communion to Roman Catholic patients seven days a week. We are in need of Eucharistic Ministers to join our Pastoral Care Team to serve one day a week, or even commit to one day a month. We currently have a big need for persons to serve on Sundays. To serve as Eucharistic Ministers, persons must: • Be practicing Catholics, distinguished in their Christian life a...

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Pro-Life Advocate Speaker

Posted on October 14, 2014

Please join us on Wednesday, October 29th at 7:30 PM in the Church for an extraordinary presentation. Gianna Jessen's story will change your life. Her faith in God will touch your soul. Pro-life advocate, international speaker, writer, singer, abortion survivor. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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St. Joseph’s Altar Society Invites Rosarian Members and Guests to the Fall Luncheon ~ Card Party At the Orchid Restaurant 750 Franklin Avenue, Garden City Thursday, November 6, 2014 12 noon to 4 pm $35.00 Table Prizes and Lucky Bucks! Chairpersons: Jeanne Nason and Barbara Thompson Orchid Luncheon Card Party Reservation All reservations are due by October 31st Name: ______________________________ Phone: _____________ Names of people at my table: (for additional tables please use back of sheet) 1.__________________________ 2.________________________ 3.__________________________ 4.________________________ Please m...

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