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Entries for June 2015

Summer Welcome, Fr. John & Fr. Lee

Posted on June 22, 2015

We would like to welcome Fr. John Ephraim, who will be assisting in St. Joseph Parish for the summer months. Fr. John is familiar with Long Island, having assisted in parishes in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. He comes to us now from his recent assignment in St. Aloysius Parish, Great Neck. We look forward to getting to know him better in the weeks ahead.And we welcome back a familiar face and good friend, Fr. Lee Descoteaux, who was with us in July and August 2013. Fr. Lee returns to the diocese for the summer from his studies in Rome. He will be arriving in early July, staying into August. We anticipate enjoying his ...

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Fathers, we have a special admiration for you, and we join in the celebration of fatherhood on this wonderful day - thanking all fathers for their love, their sacrifices and their dedication to their children. From the moment of conception, you protect the most precious gift of all - the gift of life for your child.  This tribute to fathers is made possible through generous donations by parishioners of St. Anne's and St. Joseph's Churches, members of the Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph-Bishop Baldwin Council and area residents.    Please click on attachment for more information. 

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June 2, 2015 – Saints Marcellinus and Peter Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: I write you on a matter of tremendous urgency and one with which I hope you will help me. The matter is the Education Tax Credit – a proposal that would encourage individuals and businesses to donate more money to scholarship funds for children who would like to attend Catholic and other private schools. The tax credit also would encourage donations to public schools and nonprofits to increase funding for after-school, music, arts, sports, and classroom projects. A win-win for all children. The Education Tax Credit is included i...

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