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Entries for 2021

Self-guided Tour Books of St. Joseph Church
As part of our Parish Commemoration of the Holy Year of St. Joseph, 2020-2021, we have prepared a self-guided walking tour of the Church of St. Joseph, Garden City, NY. Guides are available for visitors on the bookrack in the Franklin Avenue vestibule. Please return each copy to the bookrack...

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Virtual Food Drive Information
We appreciate your ongoing generous support of our monthly virtual food drives, as we expect to continue in this format for the foreseeable future. In Roosevelt, the staff uses the monetary donations to purchase needed pantry items, including meats, which supplement what they receive from Long Islan...

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Save the Date!

Posted on May 26, 2021 in: General News

Save the Date!
The St. Joseph Parish Community is invited to a Prayer Service on Monday, June 21st the day after Father’s Day to honor the foster father of Jesus Saint Joseph 7:00 PM Convent Backyard (please bring your own chairs) Immediately following the Prayer Service there will be an Ice Cream Socia...

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Face Masks & Coverings at Mass
"Given the latest recommendations from the CDC and the fact that Nassau County has been highlighted as an area of special concern for increasing infections, and recognizing that our care for the health and welfare of our parishioners and guests as an expression of Christian charity, we suggest ...

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Funeral Mass for the Madigan Family Joseph, Gail and Molly Wake will be held at Fairchild Funeral Home Monday & Tuesday May 17th & 18th 3:00 – 7:00 PM Funeral Mass: Wednesday, May 19th ~ 9:45 AM at St. Agnes Cathedral, Rockville Centre

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Bishop-elect Koenig

Posted on April 30, 2021 in: General News

Bishop-elect Koenig
Pope Francis appointed Friday a new bishop of Wilmington, the home diocese of President Joe Biden. The pope selected Msgr. William Koenig to lead the Diocese of Wilmington, which covers the state of Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland, upon the retirement of Bishop William Francis Malooly ...

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Catholic Elementary Schools Collection
The annual collection for Catholic elementary schools is this weekend (May 1&2). Half of the money collected in parishes with schools, and parishes that support regional schools, stays with the school, and the other half is sent to the Diocese and is given to Tomorrow’s Hope Foundatio...

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Roe V. Wade Movie

Posted on April 22, 2021 in: General News

Roe V. Wade Movie
ROE V. WADE ~ The real story you've never been told.  4/5/2021- through 4/30/2021 Order Movie - if you watch by April 30th watch unlimited for 30 days, at a 35% discounted rate: $12.99  Office of Human Life, Family and Bioethics  WWW.DRVCLIFE.ORG/MOVIE  SPECIAL...

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Project Rachel

Posted on April 12, 2021 in: General News

Project Rachel
Project Rachel retreats are opportunities to experience the loving mercy of God in a safe and sacred space. The retreats are directed by specially trained compassionate caregivers, including counselors and clergy, who have a sensitivity and heart for those who suffer. The next scheduled 2021 retr...

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A Message from the Pastor

Posted on April 01, 2021 in: General News

A Message from the Pastor
Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph Parish –   In my own name, and on behalf of Fr. Prasanna, Msgr. Bill Koenig, Fr. John Gouldrick, Deacon Jack McKenna, the Sisters of St. Joseph Convent, and the entire Pastoral Staff of St. Joseph Parish, I extend to you and to all your families our...

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Holy Week Liturgies

Posted on March 16, 2021 in: General News

Holy Week Liturgies
PALM SUNDAY – March 28, 2021 Blessing of Palms at all Masses Masses: Saturday: 5:00 p.m. Sunday, in the church: 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. In the auditorium: 11:00 a.m. MONDAY – March 29, 2021 Masses: 8:00, 9:00 a.m., 12:10 p.m. Monday of Holy Week is a Specia...

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Spiritual Adoption Novena Begins
What is The Spiritual Adoption Novena? Praying daily for unborn babies in danger of abortion, one baby at a time. The Spiritual Adoption Novena is a nineā€month prayer initiative for the intention of protecting unborn babies from abortion, one baby at a time. The Novena begins on March 25, the F...

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Holy Land - Good Friday Collection
On Good Friday, our parish will take up the annual Good Friday Collection for the Holy Land. Each day, the news reminds us of the violence and instability plaguing the Middle East, but we rarely hear of the shrinking Christian community there, a community that struggles to remain in the land of C...

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Bishop Barres Easter Message

Posted on March 15, 2021 in: General News

Bishop Barres Easter Message
Please click on attachment for Bishop Barres Easter Message 

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Holy Family Hospital Update

Posted on March 10, 2021 in: General News

Holy Family Hospital Update
We have received a letter, written in February 2021, from Ambassador Michele B. Bowe, who is the President of the Holy Family Hospital Foundation. The impact of the Covid 19 pandemic has had devastating consequences for the Hospital and the surrounding region of Bethlehem: 90% unemployment c...

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Blood Drive

Posted on March 08, 2021 in: General News

Blood Drive
Sunday, April 11, 2021 7:45 am to 1:45 pm Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus  121 Fourth Street, Garden City - School Gym  click on link to schedule an appointment  https://donate.nybc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/27926 or call 1-800-933-BLOOD For more inform...

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Diocese Chapter 11 Information

Posted on February 18, 2021 in: General News

Information regarding the deadlines for filing proofs of claim in the Diocese's chapter 11 case and the forms to use can be found by clicking on the following link to the Diocese's bankruptcy website and scrolling down the page: https://dm.epiq11.com/drvc 

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Lenten Project 2021 Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem
ST. JOSEPH’S PARISH LENTEN PROJECT 2021 HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL OF BETHLEHEM “That all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees and marginalized may find welcome and comfort in our communities.” Pope Francis Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem, located a mere 500 ya...

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Luck of the Irish - Reverse Raffle
St. Joseph School presents a reverse raffle Luck of the Irish... Unlike a typical raffle, the last ticket pulled is the Grand Prize Winner.  Computer generated random drawing on March 17, 2021    Please see the attachement for more information. 

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Ash Wednesday ~ Distribution of Ashes
Ash Wednesday – February 17, 2021 Distribution of Ashes at Services in the Church: 7 AM, 4 PM, 7:30 PM Mass 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM and 12:10 PM (Ashes will be distributed during these Masses).

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A Message from Bishop John Barres
Please click on the attachement below for Bishop John Barres message for Catholic Schools Week 

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Blessed Candles and Blessing of Throats
Tuesday, February 2, is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord Candlemas. Blessed candles for home use will be avsilable in the sacristy for those who wish to purchase them Wednesday, February 3, is the Memorial of St. Blaise, whose intercession in invoked against illness of the throat. Throa...

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Guidelines for the Reception of Ashes
On Wednesday, February 17, 2021, Ash Wednesday, we will be following a revised protocol for the imposition of Blessed Ashes as we begin the Holy Season of Lent. Ashes will be distributed during Mass or at a Scripture Service, just after the homily. The celebrant with bless the ashes, sprinkling t...

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Prayerful Events at the Church of St. Joseph to Support theMarch for Life in Washington, D.C.On Friday, January 29, 2021Join us in prayer for the protection of innocent unborn babiesMany of us have the desire in our hearts to attend the March for Life on Friday, January 29, but due to Covid concerns...

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Respect Life Novena

Posted on January 05, 2021 in: General News

Respect Life Novena
9 Days for Life 9 Days for Life is designed so that Catholics all across the nation can unite together in prayer for the protection of human life. Join thousands of Catholics nationwide in the annual Respect Life novena, 9 Days for Life, Thursday, January 21 – Friday, January 29. Get dai...

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