Entries for June 2016

Welcome, Fr. Emmanuel Mensah

Posted on June 23, 2016

We are pleased to welcome Fr. Emmanuel Mensah, who will be staying with us during July, August, and September. Fr. Emmanuel was ordained for the Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi (in South-western Ghana) in 1992. He has parish experience as an associate and as a pastor in Ghana as well as in South Africa (Diocese of Witbank). He is familiar with our diocese, having served as a chaplain at Mercy Medical Center, Franklin General Medical Center, Huntington Hospital, the A. Holly Patterson Home, and Glen Cove Hospital. He is currently the director of the Centre for Human Development (CEHUD) in his home diocese, responsible for on-...

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Welcome, Deacon Jack McKenna

Posted on June 21, 2016

Several weeks ago we expressed our deep appreciation to Sr. Louise Cullen and wished her the best on her retirement as the Director of Stewardship at St. Joseph Parish. Sr. Louise will be leaving the office at the end of this month. She will remain in our prayers . . . and our hearts. At this time I would like to announce the creation of a new position on our Pastoral Staff: Director of Stewardship and Family Ministry. This new position will complement the responsibilities of stewardship with new and additional responsibilities in establishing and supervising a ministry directed at engaging and involving families more act...

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Cruise to Nowhere - July 20, 2016

Posted on June 15, 2016

CRUISE TO NOWHERE 2016 DO NOT MISS OUT!  Our Cruise this year is on Wednesday July 20, 2016 on the Captain Lou. Food, Fun, and friendship $30pp. 1st come 1st served. All youth ministries limited to 2 chaperones each. As soon as I get your money and permission slips you are guaranteed a spot. There will be no paying or boarding the day of the trip. Hope to see you all again this year. So don’t wait till the last minute send in your reservation.   Contact Info: Phil Malloy (516)315-7002 Contact Info: Phil Malloy (516)315-7002 Xcheef46@aol.

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Rev. Msgr. Thomas F. Mulvanerty

Posted on June 10, 2016

We are saddened by the loss of Msgr. Mulvanerty, he entered into Eternal Life last week. If anyone would like to make a donation in memory of Msgr. Mulvanerty may do so by sending their donations to: The Franciscan Brothers 133 Remsen Street Brooklyn, New York 11201 Thank you. 

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Peter's Pence Collection

Posted on June 09, 2016

Next week (June 18/19) our diocese will take up the Peter’s Pence Collection, which provides the Holy Father with the funds he needs to carry out his most important charitable works. The proceeds benefit the most disadvantaged: victims of wars, oppression, and natural disasters. Through your generosity, we can cast the peace of Christ upon the world.

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DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC Saturday, September 24, 2016 $25.00 per person round trip transportation on a coach bus with comfortable seating, air-conditioning and a lavatory. As part of the celebration of this Jubilee Year of Mercy, please consider participating in the Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC. The date of the pilgrimage is Saturday, September 24, 2016. Please contact Barbara Stay ~ 516-747-3535 ext. 16 for more information on this wonderful event and reserve a seat on the bus, or fill out...

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CAPITAL CAMPAIGN Founded upon Faith, Entrusted with a Mission, Building for Our Future The brochures outlining St. Joseph Parish Capital Campaign were mailed to all registered parishioners. The work of repair and renovation is well under way. We are happy to say that the replacement of the air conditioning system and the refinishing of the pews in the church is actually a bit ahead of schedule. We earnestly encourage all parishioners to give your prayerful attention to the Campaign brochure and prayerfully consider making a three-year sacrificial pledge to support this project – much-needed work for present ...

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