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Entries for 2019

“Because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the daybreak from on high will visit us, to shine on those who sit in darkness and death’s shadow, to guide our feet into the path of peace.” Luke 1:78-79 Thank you all so much for your generous response to our holiday appeals&md...

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LESSONS & CAROLS Sunday, December 15 3:30 p.m. Church CHRISTMAS CONFESSIONS Monday, December 16: Advent Day of Reconciliation Confessions 3-9:00 p.m. Saturday, December 21 9:00-10:00 a.m., 1-2:00 p.m., and 6:00-6:30 p.m. CHRISTMAS EVE MASSES Tuesday, December 24 4:00 p.m. – C...

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Giving Tree 2019

Posted on November 07, 2019 in: General News

Our GIVING TREES will be found in the Church near the Sacred Heart altar and on the stage in the Auditorium beginning Saturday, November 16th and Sunday, November 17th. Fifty families from Our Lady of Loretto parish in Hempstead will benefit from your generosity. Please help us spread the true me...

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The Sponsor a Family Committee is so grateful to everyone who participated in our Thanksgiving program and we thank all of you who helped to make it a great success!! Now we have the opportunity to provide families from Queen of the Most Holy Rosary and Our Lady of Loretto with the gift of a Christm...

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For those who are coping with the loss of a spouse or loved one. The group will meet on Mondays beginning December 2nd for six sessions, skipping the weeks of Christmas and New Years. Meetings will take place in the Convent Center 120 Fifth Street from 12-1:30 PM. For more information and t...

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Volunteer Opportunity

Posted on October 29, 2019 in: General News

Ministry of Consolation As we have just celebrated All Souls Day and remembered our deceased loved ones at Mass, this is an appropriate time to thank those parishioners who are part of our Ministry of Consolation. Ministers of Consolation assist families who have just lost a loved one in the proces...

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WELCOME TO SPONSOR A FAMILY 2019 We once again have the opportunity to help so many less fortunate families with our generosity. The Sponsor a Family Program serves many families in two neighboring parishes, Our Lady of Loretto in Hempstead and Queen of the Most Holy Rosary in Roosevelt. New t...

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Sisters of Life

Posted on October 16, 2019 in: General News

Please join us on Wednesday, October 23rd when we welcome the Sisters of Life to St. Joseph Parish. The dynamic and inspirational Sisters of Life will share with us the wonderful mission of the Sisters of Life and the exuberance and joy of their vocations. Come, hear, and meet the Sisters of Life.&n...

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This year, our chair couple, Peggy and Bobby York, have most graciously and generously returned to offer their services once again for this principal parish fund raiser to make this year’s gala a resounding success. The Party will be held at the Garden City Hotel on Friday, November 22. We ...

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Defensive Driving Class

Posted on October 07, 2019 in: General News

Defensive Driving Class
AAA DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE Sponsored by “St. Joseph - Bishop Baldwin’s Knights of Columbus” Save 10% on your collision liability rates for three full years. Reduce driver violation points. (Up to 4 points off your driving record). SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2019 From 9:30 AM T...

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At Home with the Word 2020

Posted on October 03, 2019 in: General News

At Home with the Word 2020
This book includes scriptures for each week with reflections and questions regarding the scripture. Please fill out the form below and return to the Rectory as soon as possible. Contribution: $7.00 for each book Name:______________________________ Phone:______________________________ ...

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Respect Life Month 2019

Posted on September 30, 2019 in: General News

Respect Life Month 2019
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Join St. Joseph Music Ministry

Posted on September 30, 2019 in: General News

Join St. Joseph Music Ministry
ADULT CHOIR While musical training and experience are helpful, the desire to sing is paramount. Rehearsals are usually Thursday evenings from 8:00 to 9:30 PM, with a short warm up period on Sunday mornings before the 10:30 AM Mass. There are many of you out there with great voices and we need you! ...

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Widows & Widowers

Posted on September 30, 2019 in: General News

Widows & Widowers
Your Widows & Widowers meet every third Wednesday of the month in the St. Agnes Room at 7:00 PM. You are invited to come and enjoy lively conversation and light refreshments. ALL are welcome. For more information please call Margaret at 516-248-7786.

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All Souls Liturgy Of Remembrance

Posted on September 30, 2019 in: General News

Our Liturgy of Remembrance for our deceased parishioners will be on Saturday, November 2nd at 11:00 AM in the Church. We have invited all the families who have chosen to bury their loved one from St. Joseph between November 2018 and October 2019. Each person will be remembered by name at the Prayer ...

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St. Joseph CYO Skills & Drills Clinic
Hosted by Holy Trinity Head Coach Joe Conefry, 2019 NSCHSAA Champions and St. Joseph Parishioner.  Thursdays, September 26th thru October 24th.  Boys & Girls 4th - 6th Grade  6-7 PM Girls 4th, 5th, & 6th grade 7-8 PM Boys 4th, 5th, & 6th grade 8-9 PM Boys 4t...

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We are looking for volunteers to assist at our Family Mass in the School Auditorium on Sunday mornings at 10am. We are looking for a few teams of 2 people to greet parishioners as they enter for Mass and to shepherd the children as they sit around the altar for the homily. Training will be pro...

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The Rosary Altar Society of St. Josephs welcomes all to our annual  Communion Brunch following the 9:00 AM celebration of Mass on Sunday October 6th at the Stewart Manor Country Club 51 Salisbury Avenue  Guest Speaker ~ Fr. Peter Pilsner Please RSVP by September 24th ...

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2019/2020 Membership Form The purpose of the Rosary Altar Society is to praise and honor the Blessed Virgin and to secure her patronage by the recitation of the Rosary for the mutual and spiritual benefit of all members throughout the world. We invite all adult women of the parish to join our ...

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40 Days for Life

Posted on September 12, 2019 in: General News

Praying for innocent pre-born babies who are in danger of abortion is a true act of love. Please join us in praying for these babies during the upcoming 40 Days for Life, starting Friday, September 27th.  St. Joseph Parishioners will unite with 40 Days for Life to pray outside the Planned pa...

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ADULT FAITH FORMATION Sunday Gospel Review and Discussion Group Tuesday mornings 9:45 to 10:45 AM St. Agnes Room   will resume on September 17th  Fr. Shibi Pappan will be facilitating our meetings All parishioners are invited

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Centering Prayer

Posted on September 03, 2019 in: General News

THE PATH OF CENTERING PRAYER DEEPENING YOUR EXPERIENCE OF GOD A silent, wordless prayer coming out of the Christian Contemplative Tradition. You do not need to have any experience, simply the desire to rest in God’s presence. “Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10) ...

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This is the time for Diocesan Liturgical Ministry Training. A concrete way to share your gifts with your parish is as a Lector or Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist. Diocesan training and parish instruction will be provided for those interested in these ministries. Please contact Deacon Jack a...

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Welcome Back Sunday

Posted on August 22, 2019 in: General News

Welcome Back from Vacation to all Parishioners! Following the 9:00am Mass and continuing until after the 11:45 Mass we will have a Welcome Back Sunday                                         ...

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CYO Basketball Registration

Posted on August 21, 2019 in: General News

CYO BASKETBALL REGISTRATION 2019/2020 Season Girls Registration begins August 1st and closes promptly on September 9th. Boys Registration begins August 1st and closes promptly on October 15th Please go onto the CYO website for more information www.CYOStjosephchurchgc.com

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Holy day of Obligation  Mass Schedule Wednesday, August 14th ~ 7:30 PM Vigil Mass Thursday, August 15th ~ 8:00 & 9:00 Am, 12:10 & 7:30 PM  Confessions will be held Wednesday, August 14th ~ 4-5 PM 

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September Food Drive

Posted on June 25, 2019 in: General News

PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY   SEPTEMBER FOOD DRIVE The monthly parish food drive for September will take place on the weekend of September 7 & 8, due to the Labor Day weekend. Thank you for your concern for our neighbors in need.

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Teachers and Volunteers Needed: Have you thought about sharing your love of our faith with others? What better way to accomplish that then by volunteering to teach Religious Education in our parish? We have openings at all grade levels (1-8). We are also looking for help in other capacities like p...

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Please click on attachment below to view the Respect Life Message 

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Defensive Driving Class

Posted on May 29, 2019 in: General News

Saturday, June 29th from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm in the St. Agnes Room. $45.00 per person. For registration form and more information please click on attachment below.

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Please click on attachment for a message from Bishop John Barres

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One Hour Prayer Vigils

Posted on May 22, 2019 in: General News

Please join us as we pray the rosary for babies in danger of abortion. Fridays, One hour Prayer Vigils 11 am to noon at Planned Parenthood 540 Fulton Avenue in Hempstead. May 31, June 7, 14, 21, & 28. 

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Holy Day of Obligation Vigil Mass ~ Wednesday, May 29th at 7:30 PM Thursday ~ 8:00, 9:00 AM and 12:10 & 7:30 PM Confessions ~ Wednesday, May 29th 4-5 PM

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Elections to be held after the Masses on May 18th & 19th  Virginia Barone Virginia is an alumni of St Joseph’s School and a longtime resident of Garden City. Virginia believes strongly in catholic education having gone to St Joseph’s School, Maria Regina High School and St. ...

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Mothers Day Tribute

Posted on May 09, 2019 in: General News

Mother’s Day Tribute in the May 10 issue of The Garden City News To All Parishioners: We would like to bring to your attention that we have placed a beautiful, full-page Mother's Day Tribute in the St. Joseph Bulletin for Mother’s Day and in The Garden City News issue of Friday...

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Monday, June 10, 2019  2019 Co-Honorees: Irena & Mike McCarthy Please click on attachment for information and registration form 

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Sunday, May 5th Urgent Deadline Reminder!  Be sure to include your name in our upcoming special TRIBUTES TO MOTHERS AND FATHERS that will appear as full-page testimonials in the Garden City News on May 10th and June 4th - just in time for Mother's Day and Father's Day.  These...

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Sunday, May 5th Urgent Deadline Reminder!  Be sure to include your name in our upcoming special TRIBUTES TO MOTHERS AND FATHERS that will appear as full-page testimonials in the Garden City News on May 10th and June 4th - just in time for Mother's Day and Father's Day.  These...

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Registration will open for campers 3 1/2 - Grade 5 on Monday April 15th at 8:00 PM.  Please click on the attachment below for more information

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The St. Joseph School Board currently has openings for the 2019-2020 school year. Open positions will run for a three year term. The Nominating committee is seeking candidates who are eager to join the School Board and make a significant and meaningful contribution to the School the School Board ...

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Please click on attachment for Bishop Barres' Easter Message 

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Holy Week Liturgies PALM SUNDAY – April 14, 2019 Blessing of Palms at all Masses Masses: Saturday: 5:00 p.m. Sunday, in the church: 7:30, 9:00, 10:30, 11:45 a.m., 1:00 & 5:30 p.m. In the auditorium: 10:00 a.m. MONDAY – April 15, 2019 Masses: 8:00, 9:00 a.m., 12:10 p.m. Mo...

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Imagine an ultrasound of an unborn baby airing live in New York’s Times Square! That's exactly what will take place this May, courtesy of the pro family organization Focus on the Family. Alive From New York is a bold and scientific response to heartbreaking New York legislation that now ...

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St. Joseph Parish Adult Faith Formation Board Presents JOSHUA A young man drifts into a small town somewhere in America. He seems like an ordinary guy, and he’s friendly and helpful. Shortly after he arrives, he begins to rebuild the Baptist Church, which had been destroyed by a storm t...

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On Thursday March 28th, one night before the movie officially opens, we are hosting an exclusive viewing of this film at AMC Raceway 10 Theatre -1025 Corporate Drive, Westbury, NY 11590. The theater opens at 6:30pm. The movie starts at 7pm. Unplanned (www.unplannedfilm.com) which tells the true s...

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Parish Lenten Series

Posted on March 04, 2019 in: General News

Instead of the usual three-day “Lenten Mission,” we would like to offer a four-day “Lenten Series” – four Tuesdays, featuring four speakers, four priests of our diocese. The presenter for each day will celebrate the 9:00 a.m. Mass on Tuesday and offer his reflection aft...

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“This spring, couples that have been married fifty years or more will be honored at a Mass on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Church of St. Rose of Lima in Massapequa. Mass will begin at 2:30 pm. Registration forms and complete instructions can be obtained at the rectory. Registration must be received ...

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40 Days for Life

Posted on March 04, 2019 in: General News

One hour Prayer Vigils 11 am to noon on Fridays at Planned Parenthood 540 Fulton Avenue in Hempstead. During the 40 days of Lent, St. Joseph parishioners will gather in prayer beginning March 8th and continuing on March 15th, 22nd, 29th and April 5th and 12th.

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Good Shepherd Hospice

Posted on February 25, 2019 in: General News

Good Shepherd Hospice is proud to announce the opening of our second Inpatient Center located in Rockville Centre. https://goodshepherdhospice.chsli.org/news/5m-inpatient-good-shepherd-hospice-center-opens-mercy-medical-center“We understand the importance of home—the comfort, safety, and...

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Blood Drive

Posted on February 25, 2019 in: General News

Please save the date ~Sunday, April 7th 7:45 AM to 1:45 PM St. Joseph Church School Gym  For more information please call Arthur Anderson 516-319-2459 

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Bible Study Program

Posted on February 06, 2019 in: General News

Join our special study of The Women in the Old Testamentbeginning on March 7th at 7:30 PM in the School CafeteriaPlease pick up a brochure at entrances to the Church or download the attachment below. Drop registration forms in boxes provided. For more information please contact either:Bob Franz 516-...

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Movies for a Sunday Afternoon

Posted on February 04, 2019 in: General News

St. Joseph Parish Adult Faith Formation Board Presents PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST Paul, accused by Nero of having orchestrated the fire that burned half of Rome, is in a Roman prison, and the Christian community is undergoing persecution and in hiding. Luke comes to Rome, manages to visit Paul in...

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Defensive Driving Class

Posted on January 30, 2019 in: General News

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, February 16th, 2019 from (9:30AM-3:30PM) Saint Joseph’s Church 130 5th Street, G...

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January 28, 2018 We pray that the passage of the Child Victims Act brings some measure of healing to all survivors by offering them a path of recourse and reconciliation. The legislation now recognizes that child sexual abuse is an evil not just limited to one institution, but a tragic societal i...

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Words are insufficient to describe the profound sadness we feel at the contemplated passage of New York State’s new proposed abortion policy. We mourn the unborn infants who will lose their lives, and the many mothers and fathers who will suffer remorse and heartbreak as a result. The so-ca...

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Queen of Hearts Luncheon

Posted on January 16, 2019 in: General News

ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL PTA CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO THE                                                                       ...

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Catholic Schools Week 2019

Posted on January 14, 2019 in: General News

Sunday, January 27th 9:00 AM Liturgy 10:00 AM ~ 12:30 PM OPEN HOUSE Monday, January 28th 8:30 AM Prayer Service prepared by Grade 8 and Kindergarten 9:00 AM Math Bee, Grades 6, 7, 8 Tuesday, January 29th 8:55 AM Rachel’s Link Up Program Grades K-4 10:30 AM Rachel’s Story Grad...

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