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Entries for August 2017

Bible Study Program

Posted on August 31, 2017 in: General News

Study the Gospel according to Saint Matthew  join us beginning on Tuesday, September 12th all subsequent sessions on Thursdays all from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Please pick up a brochure at entrances to the Church.  Drop registration form in boxes provided.   For more information contact either: Bob Franz 516-524-3893 Dick Russell 516-747-2559

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St Agnes Cathedral September 23, 2017 12 Noon Refreshments following Mass in the Msgr. Kelly Parish Center Celebrant: Msgr. William Koenig

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Parish Party - 2017

Posted on August 29, 2017 in: General News

Friday, November 17, 2017, for our annual Parish Party. We are again returning to the Garden City Hotel for this festive event. Please mark your calendars.We are most grateful to Mr. & Mrs. Robert York, who have offered to be the chair-couple for the Party. And to the many “veterans” from previous years who have also offered to return to work on the various committees – I thank them as well. If there are parishioners who would like to join the Parish Party Committee for this gala event, all are welcome. Many hands will make the work light. You can help with the Party itself or work the commemorative Journal as you ma...

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The Most Reverend John O. Barres, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, today asked for prayers and a special collection be taken in the parishes of the Diocese of Rockville Centre during the weekend of September 16 -17, 2017, to assist those in the Gulf Coast region suffering from the after affects of Hurricane Harvey. “We join in prayer and solidarity with all those who have been and continue to be impacted by Hurricane Harvey,” said Bishop Barres. We pray for the victims and their families during this tragic time. We also pray for the heroic first responders and rescue personnel, some now coming f...

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Welcomes all to their Annual Communion Brunch Following 9:00 AM celebration of Mass Sunday October 1, 2017At The Garden City Hotel The Society Suite Guest SpeakerMsgr. Joseph DeGroccoPlease forward $48.00 reservation donation by September 24th   Payable to St. Joseph’s Rosary Altar Societyc/o Bernadette Lancevich 172 Locust Street Garden City, New York 11530

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Virtus Training

Posted on August 21, 2017 in: General News

ALL volunteers in the Diocese of Rockville Centre must be VIRTUS trained. We, at St. Joseph Parish, take this mandate very seriously. If you wish to volunteer at all Parish organizations or ministries, you must be VIRTUS trained and background screened. This training needs to be done only once. This year VIRTUS training will be given on the following dates: Tuesday, September 19th at 9:30 AM School Auditorium Wednesday, September 27th at 7:30 PM School Auditorium Friday, October 3rd at 9:30 AM School Auditorium Due to the sensitive nature of the material, please do not bring children to the training sessions...

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Youth Ministry

Posted on August 14, 2017 in: General News

Do you have a passion to serve others? Maybe you would like to be a leader among your peers? Want to socialize and have fun with like-minded teens? We offer you the opportunity to share your gifts and live out the Gospel message of loving your neighbor and “caring for the least among us”, while making new friends and having some fun! If you are in grades 9 through 12, we invite you be part of our Youth Ministry. Some of the service projects we may take part in: • Service to the vulnerable in the community. • Peanut Butter and Jelly Gang. • Box City • Hunger Banquet • Operatio...

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For the newly widowed:  Group will meet on Saturday mornings for six weeks beginning 9/23/17 from 9 am – 10:30 am at the Garden City  Office of the facilitator, clinical psychologist Dr. William Kirby. For other losses:  Group will meet on Monday afternoons for eight weeks beginning 11/13/17 from 12:30 pm – 2 pm in the St. Agnes Room and will be facilitated by a parishioner of St. Joseph’s who has extensive experience in bereavement work. Please contact the Parish Social Ministry office at 747-7120 or asirianni@stjosephsgc.com for further information and to register.

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Sponsored by: “St Joseph-Bishop Baldwin’s Knights of Columbus” Save 10% on your collision liability rates for three (3) full years! Save on driver violation points. (up to (4) points off your driving record). Saturday, September 9th from (9:30AM-3:30PM) Downstairs in the St Agnes Room Please fill out the form below and enclose your check for ($45.00) per person. Payable to the “Knights of Columbus #15809” and mail or drop off at the Church Rectory. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL: John Russo 516-384-4552 or Robert Matarazzo 917-282-8963 or Will Havron 516-578-6452 Tear Off ***...

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Tuesday, August 15th - the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Monday, August 14th Vigil Mass - 7:30 PM Tuesday, August 15th - 8:00 & 9:00 AM, 12:10 PM and 7:30 PM

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Blood Drive

Posted on August 01, 2017 in: General News

Please save the date - October 1st  7:45 am to 1:45 pm. St. Joseph School Gym. For more information please call Arthur Anderson 516-319-2459. 

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College Sendoff BBQ

Posted on August 01, 2017 in: General News

August 13th after the 11:45 AM Mass in the convent Yard.  ALL College age parishioners and recent graduates are invite to a Summer BBQ Food, Kan Jam, & Spike Ball provided. Bring friends!! RSVP by Thursday, August 10th to FrJScolaro@stjosephgc.com 

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