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Entries for February 2016

First Sunday of Lent

Posted on February 12, 2016

THE JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY: LENT AND RECONCILIATION “Jesus Christ is the face of the Father’s mercy. These words might well sum up the mystery of the Christian faith. Mercy has become living and visible in Jesus of Nazareth, reaching its culmination in him.” With these words from the very first paragraph of Pope Francis’ Bull of Indiction, Misericordiae Vultus (MV), proclaiming the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, we see the heart of what we celebrate this year: that God’s mercy is brought to us in Jesus Christ. The closer we come to Jesus, the Son of God, and the more intimately we know Hi...

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Lenten Soup Supper- RSVP DUE MARCH 14TH!

Posted on February 08, 2016

Lenten Soup Supper Friday: March 18, 2016 Please join us on Friday Evening - March 18th 6PM to 7:30 PM in the St. Agnes Room for a simple Lenten meal in solidarity with those who struggle daily with food scarcity. Our evening will conclude with the Stations of the Cross in Church at 7:30 PM. Please RSVP NO later than Monday, March 14th to Anna Sirianni at 747-7120 or asirianni@stjosephsgc.com A free will offering will be taken for the Anthony House, a residence in Roosevelt for homeless men run by the St. Vincent DePaul Society.

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The Holy Shroud of Turin Tour

Posted on February 08, 2016

Saint Rocco's Church Presents: THE HOLY SHROUD OF TURIN TOUR “Encountering Jesus in His Holy Shroud” Presenter: Mr. Donald H. Nohs—Director General Confraternity of the Passion A special presentation on the Holy Shroud of Turin will be held on: Friday—February 26, 2016 Time: 7:00 pm Doors open at 6:00pm Location: Saint Rocco's Church 18 Third Street, Glen Cove, New York 11542 For more information and directions call: 516-676-2482 - Arrive Early! Donald Nohs is known as The Apostle of the Holy Shroud and brings the message               &nb...

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The 6th & 7th grade Religious Education Classes scheduled for today have been canceled due to the inclement weather. 

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Parish Lenten Project UPDATE

Posted on February 08, 2016

http://www.hfotusa.org

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Ash Wednesday ~ February 10, 2016

Posted on February 07, 2016

ASH WEDNESDAY: Mass at 8 AM and 9 AM and 12:10 PM - Ashes will be distributed during these Masses. Distribution of Ashes at Services: 7 AM, 4 PM and 7:30 PM Please note: there will be a 12:10 PM Mass, Monday through Friday during Lent.

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Mercy and Mary Weekend Retreat

Posted on February 05, 2016

http://events.marianmissionaries.org/events/mercy-mary-weekend-retreat-long-island-ny

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Daily Lenten Mass Schedule

Posted on February 03, 2016

Monday through Friday 8 AM, 9 AM and 12:10 PM. All Masses will be in the Church  Saturday and Sunday remain the regular Mass Schedule. 

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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. March 9th 7:30 - 8:30 PM in the church.    

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Vacation Bible School

Posted on February 03, 2016

St. Joseph’s Parish ~ Hosted the Coolest Adventure of the Summer St. Joseph’s gym in Garden City was transformed into a climbing expedition (reaching the summit requires teamwork) of Mt. Everest, complete with a base camp in front of snowy mountain peaks. For four days starting June 29 with the finale on July 2, over 300 campers from nursery school through fifth grade, were joined with over 120 teen leaders and assistant leaders from grades 6 through grade 12 to learn to conquer challenges with God’s mighty power. Vacation Bible School is filled with Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch and e...

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Lenten Letter from Bishop Murphy

Posted on February 02, 2016

LENT 2016 JUBILEE OF MERCY Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: The Holy Father has sent us all a Message for this Lent of the Jubilee of Mercy. I want to call your attention to it and urge you to read it. It is beautiful, concrete and opens up to us rich and inspiring ways to make this Lent a deep and wonderful journey of faith as we seek God’s merciful love and receive it during the forty days that we travel together to celebrate the Sacred Triduum of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of our Lord and Savior. In his letter, Pope Francis says: Let’s not waste the season of Lent! He goes on to call Mary, the...

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