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Entries for November 2014

Christmas Giving Tree Program

Posted on November 26, 2014

The Giving Tree Program begins this weekend. Please help us by taking a tag from the trees which are in the front of the church and in the auditorium. All unwrapped gifts should be returned the weekend of December 13/14th. The Giving Tree Gifts will be delivered to Our Lady of Loretto Parish Families in Hempstead. We thank you for your continued generosity.

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Ushers Needed!

Posted on November 25, 2014

We are in need of Ushers for all of our Masses. If you can volunteer please call Jim Brady. Thank you! James T. Brady, Inc. 259 Mineola Blvd., Ste. 206 Mineola, NY 11501 (516) 742-7960/ fax (516) 742-7908 jtbrady1@verizon.net

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Thanksgiving Day Mass

Posted on November 24, 2014

Let us Give Thanks and Praise to God! As we pause to give Thanks to God for the many blessings we have received....Msgr. Swiader and the Parish Staff invite you to join us for the celebration of Thanksgiving Mass on Thursday, November 27th at 9 AM in the church.

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St. Joseph's Parish Adult Faith Formation Board presents God's Not Dead. Sunday, November 23rd 2:00 pm in the St. Agnes Room. This is the second of our 2014-15 series Movies for A Sunday Afternoon. Admission is FREE and ALL are welcome. A discussion will follow the showing. Light refreshments will be served.

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LAST CALL for the Parish Party!

Posted on November 12, 2014

There is still time to join in on the fun! tickets are still available for Friday, November 21st at the Garden City Hotel. $150.00 per person. Please call Marta Waters at 448-9009 or the rectory office 747-3535.   Forms are available at the bottom of this announcement.   Dear Parishioners and Friends, Back in the early 1900s, Garden City residents were required to travel to Hempstead to attend Mass at Our Lady of Loretto. It was the time before cars and, therefore, not an easy trip. On October 6, 1901, the first Mass ever to be offered in Garden City was celebrated in the Casino. As the number of Catholics conti...

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Rosary Altar Society - Christmas Party

Posted on November 12, 2014

In the season of giving, the St. Joseph's Rosary Altar Society members will gather together at a Christmas Party in the home of President Joan Hildreth, 171 Whitehall Boulevard. In true holiday spirit, members will collect much-needed donations for the Midnight Run Charity. Please bring your donation to the Christmas Party on Friday, December 5 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.. If attending the party, please RSVP to 873-1450.

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Attention Altar Servers

Posted on November 12, 2014

There will be two important meetings for altar servers on Mondays, November 24 and December 1. All altar servers in fifth, sixth, seventh, and eight grades are expected to attend. The meetings will begin in the church at 4:00 p.m. and will conclude at 4:50 p.m. Parents should drop off and pick up their children at the church.

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Cub Scout Advent Calendar Sale

Posted on November 10, 2014

CUB SCOUT ADVENT CALENDAR SALE Our Parish Cub Scout Pack 243 will be having its annual Advent Calendar fundraiser after the Masses next weekend, November 22/23RD. The chocolate-filled calendars are $5 each. Your support of the Pack is greatly appreciated.

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Spiritual Adoption 9-Month Prayer Novena

Posted on November 04, 2014

Baby Update- we are now entering the 8th month since the start of our parish's Spiritual Adoption Prayer Novena, and the baby that you spiritually adopted continues to grow bigger in anticipation of his/her birthday next month. Your preborn baby has been fully-formed since 20 weeks. He/she has been able to hear his/her mother's voice since then. Studies have found that babies prefer classical music over rock and roll. Today's expectant parents are able to start their baby albums early with stunning 3-D pictures taken of their preborn babies in the womb.   Please click on the link below for more information...

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Congratulations to our Sisters!

Posted on November 03, 2014

Congratulations to our Sisters! We would like to congratulate Sr. Kathleen Corr, OP, and Sr. Ernestine Wenz, OP, who were honored by Bishop Murphy on Thursday, October 30, 2014, for their 60 and 61 years of religious life at the annual Religious Jubilarians Mass in St. Agnes Cathedral. In all, 120 religious women and men were honored by the Diocese. Our parish is blessed with the presence of the eight Sisters of St. Dominic who live in our convent and the witness to consecrated life that they offer to all of us at St. Joseph. All our Best Wishes to you, Sr. Kathleen and Sr. Ernie!

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