News & Updates

News & Updates

Pastor’s Letter

Click here bmcnamarato read the most recent letter from our Pastor, Msgr. Brian McNamara, which includes updates, special events, etc.

Remember: Together, we can do something beautiful for God!


Restore Our Convent

As members of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, we are faced with a challenge that we can only overcome together. Please click here for information about this extremely important project regarding the urgent maintenance needs of our Convent.

As of April 13, 2018:

Parish Goal:                  $442,840
Amount Pledged:       $183,141
Total Paid to Date:     $104,442
Number of Pledges:   410


El Salvador Mission Awareness Trip Meeting

Thursday, April 26 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in the Parish Center
Guest Speaker:  Maggie Frodell, who has been on several trips to El Salvador

There is still some room available for our trip to El Salvador, June 30 – July 6, 2018. The Mission Awareness Trip is open to students in Grade 8 and up. For more information, please contact Deacon Rich at: tipperar@aol.com


Save the Date! Spaghetti Dinner!

Saturday, May 5 – Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for our Mission Awareness Trip to El Salvador

Dinner will be served in the Cafeteria of Our Lady of Lourdes School from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Price of Admission: Adults: $8.00, Students under 12: $5.00, and Children under 5 eat for free.

There will be a Chinese Auction as well as a 50/50 raffle. Come and make a night of it.


Grab a Bat, have a Ball … Adult OLL Wiffle Ball is back!

Come join us after the 6:00pm Mass on the following Sundays …

April 22 and 29 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in the All Purpose Room

Great way to meet other parishioners! Teams will be decided each week. No equipment needed. You do not need to attend every week. Limited to 30 parishioners, so sign up quickly!

To sign up, e-mail: tthunter@optonline.net with your name, address, phone number, and if you have played OLL Wiffle Ball before.  Put “OLL Wiffle Ball” as the subject.

For questions contact:

Terri Hunter at: 631-838-3572 (cell) or tthunter@optonline.net | Margaret Dixon at: margaretcd@aol.com | Susan Hahn at: 631-877-8736 (cell)


Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Group  –  OLLY

Calling all High School Students  –  Grades 9-12!

Mark your calendar and join us on the following dates from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in the Parish Center:

Friday, April 20
Fridays, May 11 and 25
Fridays, June 8 and 22

Food, Fellowship and FUN! Bring a Friend!!!

If you have any questions, please call or text – Stephanie Hahn:  631-617-8212, Emily Brierly:  631-813-9457, Fr. Greg: 631-661-3224 ext.121


In Loving Memory

We are offering the opportunity to memorialize your deceased loved ones while supporting the Parish.  Please click on the links below.  Forms can be filled out electronically and mailed (or dropped off) along with your payment to the Parish Office (Rectory), 455 Hunter Avenue, West Islip, NY 11795.  Forms are also available at the Parish Office. If you have any questions, please call (631) 661-3224, Ext. 121.

Fr. Joe Memorial Garden Form
Missalette Memorial Form


2018 Catholic Ministries Appeal Videos


All Volunteers – VIRTUS Training

Are you aware that the Diocese of Rockville Centre requires all volunteers that are 18 years or older must attend a Virtus training class?  CYO Coaches, Religious Education Catechists, Cantors, Ushers, Parish Volunteers (feast workers, mailing team, etc.) are required to attend a Virtus training course, if they have not yet done so.

You MUST register online in advance by visiting www.Virtus.org, then click the link for first time registrants.  You can view the list of sessions to find a course and then complete the registration online.

PLEASE NOTE: After completion of VIRTUS training, you will receive a certificate of completion.  Please retain your certificate and training completion date for future use.