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Entries for May 2017

Men's Day of Healing

Posted on May 30, 2017 in: General News

Men suffer from abortion too! If you know someone who is carrying the pain and sorrow of losing a child to abortion(s), share with them the hope filled message of God's merciful love and forgiveness.  Entering Canaan  Men's Day of Prayer and Healing  June 10, 2017  contact: 877-586-4621  lumina@postabortionhelp.org Hosted by Lumina and the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal 

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Please join us on Sunday, June 11th at the 10:30 AM Mass in the Church for a Mass of Thanksgiving for the 8 years of Ministry Father Greg Breen has had with the Parish Family of St. Joseph. A breakfast reception will follow immediately in the St. Joseph School Gym. All are welcome to attend!

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Capital Campaign Update

Posted on May 22, 2017 in: General News

May 2017 Dear Parishioners, We are just at the half-way point in our three-year Capital Campaign, and I would like to give you a report about where the Campaign and the projects stand. I am happy and deeply grateful to say that our Campaign has reached and exceeded its goal of $2,600,000.00. The Campaign pledges amount to $2,851,253.32 – received from 473 pledges. The account currently stands at $2,027,947.19 already received from these pledges. An admirable example of the loyalty and generosity of the parishioners of St. Joseph. I thank you most sincerely, each and every one. Every pledge and gift, no mat...

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Registration: Registrations for First Grade and New Registrations for September 2017 will be accepted according to the following schedule. All families must have filled out Parish Registration forms at the Rectory in order to register a child in the Religious Ed. Program. A copy of the Baptismal Certificate is required as well as verification of previous Religious Education for grades 2 and up. Both First and Second Grade are required for the celebration of First Communion. Monday, May 15th                9:30AM to 12:30PM 1:30PM to 4PM and 7 to 8PM Tuesday, May 16th &n...

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This tribute to mothers is made possible through generous donations by parishioners of St. Anne's and St. Joseph's Churches, members of the Knights of Columbus - Bishop Baldwin Council and area residents who recognize the most sacred and important role of mothers in cooperating with God's Divine Plan to nurture and protect all children born and pre-born.

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Diocese of Rockville Centre Youth Ministry  Students in grades 9-12 Cruise to Nowhere DJ, Food, Fun, Friendship ~ July 12, 2017 6- 10 PM Boarding 5:45 PM $40.00 per person  Captain Lou Fleet  Questions - please contact Phil Malloy 516-315-7002 or xcheef46@aol.com 

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Bishop Barres’ Pastoral Letter Miracle of the Sun Fatima - 100 years! is available at the doors of the church this weekend. Please take a copy with you for your own reflection. The Bishop encourages Catholics to pray the rosary daily during the month of May. Here in St. Joseph Parish, the rosary is prayed publicly every day after the 9:00 a.m. Mass on weekdays. All are invited to join in this devotion. At other times during the week and on Sundays we encourage our parishioners to pray the rosary privately, meditating on the mysteries in silence – since there are parishioners who have requested quiet tim...

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Welcome Father Prasanna

Posted on May 02, 2017 in: General News

We are pleased to welcome Fr. Prasanna W. Costa to St. Joseph Parish. Fr. Prasanna has been granted a 2/3-year sabbatical by his bishop so that he might experience extended parish ministry in the United States, and Bishop Barres has officially assigned him as an associate priest to the Parish of St. Joseph for his time in our diocese. Fr. Prasanna is a missionary priest, belonging to the Diocese of Kandy, in Sri Lanka. He had his primary and secondary education in the cities of Matale and Kandy. He entered the minor seminary of his diocese in 1980 and proceeded to the major seminary in 1982. Upon completing his philosop...

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May Crowning

Posted on May 01, 2017 in: General News

All are invited to honor our Blessed Mother in a special way. We will celebrate our May Crowning after the 10am Family Mass next Sunday, May 14th. Please join us as we honor Mary our Mother.

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