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Entries for September 2014

ABSOLUTE FINAL CALL FOR CYO BASKETBALL!

Posted on September 30, 2014

The cutoff date for registration will be Wednesday, October 8th. Unfortunately, the committee will not be able to accept any registrations postmarked after 10/8, or registrations not including the late fee. Please visit the CYO link on parish website to download an application: www.stjosephchurchgc.org  CYO is still in need of coaches for both the girls and boys 4th grade teams. If you would like to coach, or assist a coach, please download the application on the CYO link on the parish website and submit it with your application. CYO Registration 189 Wetherill Road Garden City, NY 11530      

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Please join us on Wednesday, October 8th at 7:30 PM in the St. Agnes Room for The Joy of the Gospel, an evening to explore the meaning and the message from Pope Francis. Presented by Father Patrick Flanagan, CM Professor at St. John's University.

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Blessing of the Animals

Posted on September 27, 2014

Blessing of the Animals - Saturday, October 4th, 4PM in the Convent Yard. 

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Week of Prayer for Peace

Posted on September 27, 2014

Week of Prayer for Peace Please join together for a week of prayer and fasting for peace. Beginning on the weekend of September 27/28th St. Joseph Parish will be praying for peace throughout the world. The week of Prayer for Peace will culminate with special prayers during Nocturnal Adoration from 9-10 PM on Friday, October 3rd, ending with benediction the next morning before the 8:30 AM Mass.

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On the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, join Catholics from across Long Island in Praying for Peace at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington. Saturday, October 4th the day of Prayer will start at 1 PM with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and end with Solemn Vespers with Benediction, Bishop William Murphy, Presiding.   Please click on the attachment for more information.

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St. Joseph Music Ministry - New Members

Posted on September 25, 2014

St. Joseph’s Music Ministry is looking for new members. If you are interested in joining either the Girls’ Choir, the Contemporary Ensemble or the Adult Choir please see Mr. Joseph Cangialosi after Mass or call the rectory 747-3535. Thank you!

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Respect Life Sunday

Posted on September 25, 2014

Respect Life Sunday - Special 2nd Collection During all Masses on October 4/5 to support the Life-Saving Work of St. Joseph's Church's Respect Life Ministry and the Diocesan Respect Life Office. Cream-colored in your packet of St. Joseph weekly collection envelopes. Your donation is sincerely appreciated. Please see the attached flyer for more information

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The 2nd Annual Fall Festival!

Posted on September 25, 2014

Benefiting St. Joseph School - Saturday, September 27th 10 am - 4 pm. St. Joseph School Grounds - Fourth Street Entrance - Rain or Shine Fun for the whole family! For more information please visit www.sjspta.com   Please click on attachment for a Fall Festival Order Form  

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Rosary for Life and Adoration

Posted on September 22, 2014

Church of St. Joseph Respect Life Ministry invites you to gather in prayer during The Respect Life Month of October Rosary for Life and Adoration Monday, October 6th 7:30 PM in the Church   Please see the attached flyer for more information

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A Message from Bishop William Murphy

Posted on September 18, 2014

Catechetical Sunday September 21, 2014 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: The Readings of the Liturgy for Catechetical Sunday, celebrated this year in parishes throughout the country on September 21 st , erupt in an expression of God’s mercy and forgiveness. His ways are not our ways, Isaiah reminds us in our first reading. We join our praise with the psalmist, humbled by the LORD whose kindness and compassion extend to all of his works. The great kindness of the LORD exceeds our imagination even as we proclaim the story told by Jesus in Matthew’s gospel. Those who labor long and hard in the vineyard are p...

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Blood Drive

Posted on September 18, 2014

Sunday, September 21st 7:45 am to 1:45 pm ~ St Joseph Gym For more information or to schedule an appointment please call Arthur Anderson 516-319-2459. WALK-INS WELCOME!!!!

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40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil

Posted on September 15, 2014

Starting Wednesday, September 24th St. Joseph parishioners and friends will be joining fellow Long Islanders from all faiths to participate in the 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil outside the Planned Parenthood abortion facility at 540 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead. The vigils will be held daily from 7AM to 7PM from September 24 to November 2 (40 days). On the first day - September 24th there will be a special opening day service at 8:30 AM and at 5:45 PM. Please see the attached flyer for more information

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Rosary Altar Society -October 3rd Meeting

Posted on September 15, 2014

The Rosary Altar/Society speaker for Friday, October 3, will featureSister Mary Alice from the Mercy Hospital pastoral group. Her topic will be "Mary, as Mother, Sister and Friend" and we will gather in the St. Agnes Room after 9 a.m. mass.

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Welcome, Fr. Martin

Posted on September 08, 2014

We would like to welcome Fr. Martin Uwakwe, who will be visiting St. Joseph Parish and assisting us for six weeks. We were introduced to Fr. Martin by his good friend Fr. Innocent Amasiorah. Fr. Martin is currently pastor of a large parish in Lagos, Nigeria. This is his first visit to the United States. We forward to getting to know him better in the weeks ahead.

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Marathon Bridge Fundraiser

Posted on September 08, 2014

The Rosary Altar Society will once again organize a Marathon Bridge. Please follow the simple steps on the attached reservation form to join in on this "funraising" activity! Thank you, Please click on the attachment for the reservation form

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Please click on attachment for the 5th Month Baby Update

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Men's Fellowship

Posted on September 02, 2014

Science vs. Religion ~ Join us for an evening of Catholic Fellowship. Tuesday, September 9th in the Convent Center 7:30 - 9:00 PM.

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