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March for Life – Friday, Jan. 19 Join us on our bus trip to Washington, D.C., for the world’s largest annual pro-life demonstration. The bus will leave from St. Francis of Assisi in West Nyack at 6 am and return at 11 pm. $30 adults; $15 students.  For reservations or more information call 845-735-4379 or &nb...

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When: October 25, 2017  Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Saint Joseph Church School Auditorium October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the value of screening and early detection, and treatment options available to women and men who are diagnosed with one of the many fo...

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Monday, October 16, 2017 & 7:00 pm: Joint meeting of Finance Committee and Renew and Rebuild CEC in the Rectory Conference Room  
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October 20th, 21st & 22nd, 2017 Fall Harvest Weekend @ Sacred Heart Church, Suffern, New York: See below for information. October 20th – 5 pm to 9 pm: Pumpkin  Patch- purchase a pumpkin and if you wish to decorate or carve it. Apple bobbing, Refreshments, Cider/Donuts/Coffee /Tea/ Hot Chocolate/Zeppoli&rs...

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Thursday, October 26, 7:30 pm, St. Francis, West Nyack, Rader Hall.  In celebration of October’s Italian Heritage Month, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas present a very special film-Prisoners in Paradise. Prisoners in Paradise is a charming and poignant documentary revealing the previously untold story ...

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The Saint Jerome Bible Student is hosting a trip to Lancaster, P.A. "Sight and Sound" Theater for the view of Jonah on October 13, 2017. The price of the trip is $125 which includes transportation, lunch and the show. Seating is limited and on a first come first serve basis.  In order to reserve your spot, please go t...

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This coming Tuesday is The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a holy day of obligation. Please take a moment to read the Mass schedule for the Vigil and Masses during the day.  On August 14, 2017, the Parish will offer the Vigil Mass for the Solemnity of the Assumption at 5:30 pm in the Main Church (...

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Click here for the .pdf for the June Youth Ministry Calendar. 
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The Parish Feast Day Mass will take place on Monday, March 20, 2017, at 7:30 pm in the Main Church. Bishop Lagonegro. Seating is first to come first serve in the Main Church. Secondary seating will be in the school gym and school lobby. 

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Standing Council Meetings 1. Finance Council -Every 3rdMonday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Rectory Conference Room 13 2. Parish Council - Every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in School Conference Room 13 3. Comite Pastoral de Guia - Every 1st Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the School Conference Room 13 4. Comite Pasto...

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Join us this year for one of the beautiful liturgies of Christmas here at the parish. We look forward to seeing you. God Bless and Happy Christmas.  Vigil of Christmas - December 24th  4:30 p.m. Preude with Choir and Chamber Players Family Vigil Mass 5:00 p.m. (Main Church)  10:00 p.m. Spanish Mass (Gym) 9:30 p.m. Ch...

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Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols with the Parish and Chancel Choirs,  will be held on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Church. A reception will follow in the school auditorium.  Suggested Offering: $20 

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All Souls Remembrance Envelopes are available in the church vestibule and in your envelope mailings. You can drop them in the offertory basket during the month of November. They will be placed on the altar for the month of November.  

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All children and youth (with parents) are invited to the Children of the Eucharistic Holy Hour on October 7, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Church. Join with children and people all over the world as we pray the rosary. This also marks the100th Anniversary for the Fatima Apparitions . All religious edcuation students are asked to attend...

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Father Germain will be hosting an information night on October 17, 2016 at 6:30pm in the school cafeteria for the upcomming pilgrimage. For more information please call the rectory or visit the website below:  /Faith-Formation/Parish-Pilgrimage-2016  

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Thank you to the folloing sponsors who supproted the 1st Annual Family Fun Fall Festival. Thank you for helping us make this a great event!    Spring Valley Policemen’s Benevolent Association All - in - One Beauty Supply        AT&T   Nanuet Store     ...

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September 25, 2016: 1st Annual Family Fun Fall Festival will take place here at the parish. The day starts with a Mass of Unity outside at 12:00 p.m. (noon) with a blessing for all students and teachers returning back to the school year. After Mass join with your fellow parishioners to enjoy a day of food, games and friendly competition. ...

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On May 8, 2016 we will have a walk with Mary starting at 4:00 p.m. at Memorial Park. We will walk with 5 images of our Blessed Mother, (Guadeloupe, Perpetual Help, Nube, Manaoag and Black Madonna) while reciting the rosary and concluding at the parish for an outdoor Mass at 5:30 p.m. This will be the 5:30 p.m. Mass of the day.  

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Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Saint Joseph Church 9:00am: English: Main Church 12:00 pm: English: Main Church (Service Only)  3:00 pm: English: Main Church (Service Only) 5:30 pm: English: Main Church: Solemn Mass  7:30 pm: French: Main Church: Solemn Mass  8:00 pm: Spanish: School Auditorium: Solemn Mass

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NEW MASS SCHEDULE STARTING ADVENT I SATURDAY VIGIL MASSES 5:00 p.m. – English in Main Church 7:30 p.m. – Spanish in Main Church SUNDAY MASSES 7:30 a.m. – English in Main Church 9:00 a.m. – English in Main Church 11:00 a.m. – Solemn Mass in Spanish in Auditorium 11:15 a.m. – Solemn Mass in Eng...

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The parish offices will be closed in honor of Memorial Day, May 25, 2015. Please know that a priest will be on duty and daily mass times have not changed.  God Bless You, and the United States of America. 

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June 11, 2015 will be an open parish council meeting to the parishoners of the parish. Join the council at 7:00 p.m. in the gym. Use the main doors of the school to enter. 
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ALL events at the parish are canceled today for January 26, 2015. This also includes the 5:30 p.m. evening Mass.  ALL events at the parish are canceled for January 27, 2015. The 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Masses are canceled. 

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Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner  As of November 15,2014 there will be a donation box in the Church Lobby for donations to help us prepare the  Annual Thanksgiving Dinner for members of our community. You may also drop off your donation in the Rectory. If you would like to cooperate in helping g us prepare the dinner, her...

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FEAST OF OUR LADY OF MANAOAG (Patroness of the sick, the helpless and the needy.) Formally: Nuestra Señora del Santissimo Rosario de Manaoag, literal translation: Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary of Manaoag.(Philippines). Saint Joseph Church October 25,2014 Procession at 11:00am Mass at 12:00pm (noon) For more informa...

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The Filipino Community of Saint Joseph’s Church Cordially invites you to celebrate The Feast Day of St. Lorenzo Ruiz Date: September 27,2014  Time: 12:00pm(noon) Mass in the Main Church Fellowship after Mass in the Gym “I am a Christian, and this I profess until the hour of my  death and ...

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All teachers and students will be given a special blessing at all Masses on August 30th and 31st 2014. 
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Open Registration the for 2014 - 2015 RCIA Classes For Adults and Young Adults 17 years old or older seeking to fully initiated into the Catholic Church through the Sacraments of: Baptism, Confirmation or Eucharist  Registration Forms will be available during the months of July and August with Mrs. Alicia Lima in the PREP Off...

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Many parisioners have been asking about the State of Saint Michael that we had here in the parish. During Hurricane Sandy the parish statue was damaged and destroyed. If you would like to contribute in the purchase of a new please contact the Parish Office for more information.  

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Saint Joseph Parish welcomes our new priest assigned to the parish, Fr. Robert Rodriguez. Father is newly ordained and this will be his first assigment as a priest. There will be a Mass on July 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. for Father, welcoming him to the parish.

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Father Soto will return to the parish to celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving for his years of service to Saint Joseph's. The Mass will be at 7:30 p.m. with a reception to follow in the cafeteria and gym. All are invited to attend.  

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As Easter approaches out thoughts come to our sanctuary decoration and sacred music. I call upon each parishioner to be extra generous as you have been in the past to help defray the expenses for Easter Flowers and Music. Donation forms for the Music for Easter can be downloaded and placed in a separate envelope in the general collection....

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All parishioners are invited to attend the Chrism Mass at Saint Patrick's Cathedral on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.. A bus from Saint Francis Church parking lot located at 128 Parrot Road, West Nyack, NY will leave promptly at 1:00 p.m.. The cost of the trip is $20.00 For more information to reserve your seat please call...

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All parisinoers are invited to attend the Chrism Mass at Saint Patricks Cathedral on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. A bus from Saint Francis Church parking lot located at 128 Parrot Road, West Nyack, NY will leave promptly at 1:00 p.m. The cost of the trip is $20.00 For more information to reserve your seat please call 845-634...

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On April 21, 2014 all buildings will be closed. No activities will be held on this day and the Parish Offices will be closed. If you are in need of assistance please call the rectory and the priest on duty will be able to assist you. Do not call for letters or pick up items, the rectory will be closed.

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Location: Saint Joseph School Gym When: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Information: Saint Joseph Church will have its First Annual Blood Drive. For more information please see the information located in the cafeteria.

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Stations of the Cross Schedules:  Tuesday in the Gym: Spanish Stations at 7:00 p.m.  Friday in the Main Church: Stations at 7:00 p.m. (English)  Friday in the Main Church: Stations at 8:00 p.m. (French) 

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Parishes offices are closed in observance of the holiday. If you have an emergency and need to reach a priest please call the rectory number and follow the prompts for the priest that is on duty. 

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Parish Lenten Mission with Msgr. John Lewis on March 19, 20, 21, and 22 of 2014. Save the date, you won't want to miss this! 
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When and Where: January 22, 2014 in Washington D.C.  On the anniversary of the Supreme Court Decision legalizing abortion, come and walk for the sake of the unborn.  Buses will leave from Saint Peter's in Haverstraw and sacred Heart in Suffern at 5:45 a.m. We will depart Washington around 6:00 p.m. The cost is $25 (Adu...

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Where: Saint Joseph Church Gynasium  Time: 1:00 p.m.  All those students who are to receive the sacrament of reconcilliation are to attend the retreat. Please call the P.R.E.P. at 845-356-0054

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When: Sunday, February 9, 2014  Time: 12:00 p.m. Where: St. Margaret's of Antioch Church, Pear River, NY.   Details: At noon on Sunday, on Feb. 9, 2014 a "Special Needs" Mass will be celebrated at Saint Margaret's of Antioch Church at 115 West Central Ave in Pearl River, New York. All youngsters w...

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San Lorenzo Ruiz Mass and Novena will take place at Saint Joseph at 8:00 p.m. in the Main Church. 
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When: Saturday, February 15, 2014  Where: Riverview, Hastings on the Hudson  Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Contact: Helen Doon at Helen.Doon@archny.org  Phone: 646-794-2822 Details: The day will begin with the Sacred Liturgy celebrated by Bishop Gerald Walsh and Father Arthur Mastrolia, followed by breakfast o...

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The Parish Hall, beginning in January of 2014, will be rented for private receptions. You must schedule your reception at least 3 months before the actual date. Verbal and last minute reservations are not accepted. You must sign a contract and make a $500.00 deposit 3 months in advance. Please contact Ms. Denise or one of the Parish Recep...

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The Confirmation Students will be selling a Christmas Music CD to rain funds for thier different activites throughout the year. Please be generous and support our Confirmation Program and Students.  Fee: $5.00

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December 24, 2013 - Vigil of the Solemnity of the Nativity 5:30 PM - Family Mass (English)   7:30 PM - Vigil Mass (English)  9:30 PM - Parish Choir will sing choral prelude with Chamber Ensemble and Organ 10:00 PM - Solmemn Mass of Christmas with Choir, Organ, and Chamber Ensemble December 25, 2013 - Solemnity of ...

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For the past 20 years Saint Joseph Church has been hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner for those less fortunate in the surrounding area. Read more about the work the Parish has been doing.
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Have you noticed the new hymnals in the pews? As part of making all things new and creating a savings for the parish, Fr. Germain in consultation with the Dir. of Music, Mr. Mark LaRosa, chose the new PERMANENT hymnals for the parish. This is a savings to the parish of an average of $5,000 a year! You will notice that all three year re...

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