News

Entries for December 2014

Epiphany House Blessings

Posted on December 28, 2014

Next Sunday, January 4, 2015, the Solemnity of the Epiphany, once again we would like to offer to our parishioners the traditional Eastern European Epiphany House Blessing cards that can be placed over the door to you home. The tradition arose from the custom of children visiting neighborhood houses dressed like the three kings. Each house that welcomed them on their journey to Bethlehem was promised a blessing. So the cards that are usually placed over the principal door to the house are marked with the initials of the Magi: C = Caspar; M = Melchior; B = Balthazar, within the numbers of the calendar year. We invite y...

Read More >

Solemnity of Mary Mass Schedule

Posted on December 19, 2014

SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD Mass at 5:00 p.m. December 31st Thursday, January 1, 2015 7:30, 9:00, 10:30, 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. All Masses are in the Church PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO AUDITORIUM MASS AND NO EVENING MASS ON JANUARY 1, 2015

Read More >

Respect Life Ministry ~ Thank You

Posted on December 16, 2014

Thank you to everyone for their generous donations of baby and mother gifts which made this year’s Spiritual Adoption Novena Baby Shower very successful. There were so many items donated that we were able to share the gifts with five Long Island Maternity Centers! God Bless You!

Read More >

Lessons and Carols

Posted on December 07, 2014

Sunday, December 14th ~ 3:30 PM in the Church Come and experience a joyous meditation through Scripture and Song, as we prepare for Christmas during this season of Advent. Come and listen and participate with hymns and anthems presented by our St. Joseph's Girls Choir,  Contemporary Ensemble and Adult Choir.

Read More >

Parish Party Journal Sponsors

Posted on December 04, 2014

Thank you so much to our 2014 Journal Sponsors. Please patronize their businesses and let them know you are a St. Joseph's parishioners!     Invited Sales by Tracy Jordan The Island J.E. Lund Jewelers Jamaica Bearings Company JHACS Electric Kaji Sushi & Lounge Kammson Industries Inc. Kellenberg Memorial High School I.J. Kostynick Plumbing K's Auto La Nonna Bella Lane Office - Gregory F. Burke Le Joaillier Fine Jewelry Leo's Long Island Coalition for Life - prolifeli.org M M Garden Center Inc. Magnum Integrated Systems Manhasset Marble MAPFRE Insurance Mauser & Tobin Co., Inc. Merrill Lynch ...

Read More >

Thank you so much to our 2014 Journal Sponsors. Please patronize their businesses and let them know you are a St. Joseph’s parishioner! 16 Handles 206 Tours AAA New York AAA Insurance Agency, Inc. AAA Party Rentals Absolute Comfort, Inc. Adelphi Cleaners Adelphi Delicatessen & Caterers Adelphi University Advanced Holistic Healthcare All Island Dermatology All Secure USA James A. Alongi, D.M.D. Maryanne Alongi, DPM Ameriprise Financial - P. Andriola Annastasia Salon Armao, LLP ASE- All Sons Electric Astoria Bank B & D Rain Systems B. K. Sweeney's Uptown Grille Bagelman Barbatsuly Furs Beauty Kiss Brothers ...

Read More >

Parish Party Acknowledgements

Posted on December 04, 2014

A heartfelt Thank You to all the businesses that donated To the 2014 St. Joseph’s Parish Party Auction. Please patronize these businesses and let them know you are a St. Joseph’s parishioner! 16 Handles Alexis & Gianni furs Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza The Advent Shop Au Bon Pain AMF Bowling Angelic Medi-Spa Barnes Gallery Brooks Brothers Carmine's Haircutters Carolee Jewelry Chico’s CM Performing Arts Eiji - Carol Elbaz Eiji - Cynthia Varon Envie FOS Living and Spa The Garden City Hotel Jacqueline Goode Grimaldi’s Pizzeria The Hampton Inn Healthtrax The Hyatt Hotels Iavarone Bros. Jonat...

Read More >

National Night of Prayer

Posted on December 02, 2014

Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Monday, December 8, 2014 Please join us for a Rosary for Life and Benediction immediately following the Lighting of the Creche at 8:30 PM in the church. ALL are welcome!

Read More >

Blessing of the Parish Creche

Posted on December 01, 2014

Please join us as we begin our Advent Season with the Blessing of our Parish Creche. The blessing  will take place on Monday, December 8th following the 7:30 PM Mass. Hot Chocolate and Donuts will be provided by the Knights of Columbus and will be served by our Parish Youth Group. We are pleased  to announce that we have brand new figurines this year. ALL are welcome!

Read More >

Spiritual Adoption Baby Shower

Posted on December 01, 2014

St. Joseph Church Respect Life MinistryThe Conclusion ofOur 23rd Spiritual Adoption 9-Month Prayer NovenaToday - Our Parish-wide Baby ShowerSaturday & Sunday - December 6 & 7, 2014Following All MassesPlease Place Your Baby Gifts inSpecial Christmas BoxesAt the Doors of the Church & AuditoriumBenefiting Long Island’s Maternity Centers

Read More >