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Entries for February 2015

Taize Evening Prayer

Posted on February 15, 2015

Wednesday, February 25th 7:30-8:30 PM Church Taize Prayer is a meditative service that centers around music, prayer, and silence. We are invited to quiet our minds, open our hearts and feed our souls in the presence of God.  Presented by St. Joseph's Music and Adult Faith Ministries. 

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St. Joseph’s Parish Adult Faith Formation Board Presents HEAVEN IS FOR REAL Based on the New York Times bestseller by the same name, this 2014 movie tells the story (advertised as true, but that is, predictably, not without its doubters) of Colton Burpo, a boy from a small Nebraska town who, when he was 4, underwent emergency surgery, slipped from consciousness, and visited heaven. Contrary to his doctors’ expectations, Colton survived the surgery and thereafter began to share with his parents his heavenly experience – visiting with deceased family members whom he could not have known and seeing Jesus....

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Lenten Regulations for 2015

Posted on February 10, 2015

Lenten Regulations for 2015 Ash Wednesday & Good Friday: Days of Fast and Abstinence. Limit of one full meal on these days for Catholics between the ages of 18 and 59 inclusive. All Fridays in Lent: Days of Abstinence. For all Catholics who have reached their 14th year. Weekdays of Lent: there is no obligation to fast. However, voluntary acts of self-denial are recommended. Easter Duty Obligation: After they have been initiated into the Most Holy Eucharist, Catholics are bound by the obligation of receiving Communion at least once a year. This precept should be fulfilled during the Easter Season. Catholics are also ...

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Knights of Columbus Dinner Dance

Posted on February 10, 2015

Msgr. Seidenschwang & St. Joseph/Bishop Baldwin Knights of Columbus presents Tommy Sullivan of the Brooklyn Bridge, Saturday, March 7th $45.00 per person. St. Anne's Auditorium, 35 Dartmouth Street Garden City, New York. Proceeds to support Knights of Columbus Charities. Includes full hot buffet, soda, coffee and dessert. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. For more information 516-670-5632 or www.11836kofc.org.

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Ash Wednesday Masses & Prayer Services

Posted on February 10, 2015

Masses for Ash Wednesday, February 18th is as follows: 8 AM, 9 AM and 12:10 PM. Ashes will be distributed during these Masses. Distribution of Ashes at Services is as follows: 7 AM, 4 PM and 7:30 PM.    

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