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Entries for November 2015

As we have done in the past, we will again make available Christmas Oplatki that we invite families to take home and share at the table of their Christmas Eve dinner. This is a tradition observed by many Polish, Slovak and Central European families. The custom can be traced back in Poland to the 10th century and continues to be observed i...

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Please join us on Monday, December 7th immediately following the 7:30 pm Mass.ALL are welcome!
Each year on the third Sunday of Advent children gather with their families at St. Peter's Square in rome for "Bambinelli Sunday." The children bring with them figures of the Christ Child from their families' Nativity Scene to be blessed by the Pope. Please bring your Baby Jesus from your Nativity Set to be blessed at all Masses on Sunday...

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Pope Francis has called for a Jubilee Year of Mercy to begin Wednesday, December 8, 2015 and to continue until November 22, 2016. In his Bull of Indiction he tells us, Jesus Christ is the face of the Father's mercy and then goes on We Want to live this Jubilee Year in light of the Lord's words: MERCIFUL LIKE THE FATHER. ...

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Respect Life Ministry will hold a National Night of Prayer - Rosary for Life with Benediction in the Convent Chapel on December 8th at 8:30 PM. ALL are welcome.
Ushers are needed for all Masses especially the 5:30 PM Mass on Sunday evenings. If you would like to volunteer please leave your name, phone number and e-mail address for Jim Brady at 516-742-7960 or jtbrady1@verizon.net. There will be a meeting for all ushers on December 8th at 8:30 PM in the loggietta (crying room)

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Join us for Lessons and Carols Sunday, December 13th at 3:30 PM in the Church In the Spirit of this Holy Time, Come and experience a joyous meditation on the season of Advent with hymns and anthems sung by our Parish Choirs and Scripture Readings.

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St. Josephs Church invites you to "Sponsor a Family" for Christmas Dinner 2015 We are requesting donations of dinners for families of 6 people for Our Lady of Loretto in Hempstead and Queen of the Most Holy Rosary in Roosevelt. We will give you a specific grocery list and ask that you also include a $20-25 Stop & Shop Gift ...

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St. Joseph’s ParishAdult Faith Formation BoardPresentsLittle BoyThe moving story of Pepper, an 8 year-old boy of unusually short stature, who is the target of ridicule and bullying, and virtually friendless. His father is his best friend, but at the outset of WWII, his father goes off to the Pacific to fight the Japanese. Pepper is dete...

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Saturday & Sunday, December 5th & 6th Before all Masses at the doors of the Church and the auditorium, we will be collecting baby and toddler clothing, store gift cards, metro cards, disposable diapers, wipes, etc., layette items, infant formula and home made knitted caps, sweaters, booties and blankets. They will be distributed to Birthr...

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Tuesday, November 17th ~ Auditorium 7:30 to 8:30 PM You are cordially invited to a special, inaugural meeting of St. Joseph parishioners who would like to assist or participate in our parish’s respect life programs. Father Gregory Breen, the moderator of the Respect Life Ministry, will chair the meeting. Please click on attachment for mor...

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