Pastor’s Letter

frbrianClick here to read the most recent letter from our Pastor, Msgr. Brian McNamara, which includes updates, what’s going on, etc.


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


2015 Mass Intentions

mass-intentionsThe Mass Intention Book for 2015 is now open.

As we did last year, we will not be accepting individual Mass intentions for Easter, Christmas, Mothers’ Day or Fathers’ Day. Those days will be part of a novena of Masses for which you will receive an envelope in the parish mailing.



From the Desk of Fr. Bob

Click here for Part 1 in a 3-Part Series on the Camino de Santiago

Click here for Part 2 in a 3-Part Series on the Camino de Santiago

Click here for Part 3 in a 3-Part Series on the Camino de Santiago


Our Lady of Lourdes School News



The valuable, family-friendly KidStuff Coupon Books are available through our school! KidStuff Coupon Books are only sold through schools and our school earns 50% profit on each book we sell!

Use just a few coupons and save more than the $25 cost of the book…Remember to keep the book in your car!  Click here to see examples of the fabulous savings:  Long Island Coupons

To order contact the School Office at 631-587-7200 or email Mrs. Gregg at Please make checks payable to Our Lady of Lourdes School.


Parishioners are invited to support our parish school’s Innisbrook gift wrap sale.  Simply go to and click on “Friends and Supporters.”  Our School # is 113348.



Eligible purchases at will earn our school 0.5% of the purchase price! CLICK HERE for a link to the web site to sign up.

Thank you for your support!


Boy Scout Troop 179

fleur_de_lis_clip_art_14433For more than 41 years, Our Lady of Lourdes has been sponsoring Boy Scout Troop 179 of West Islip.  We meet every Thursday in the School Cafeteria from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.  If you are interested in joining Boy Scouts, check out our website and stop by a meeting!




Altar Servers

altar serversWe are in great need of new Altar Servers for our Sunday Masses. Boys and girls in the 4th grade or older are welcome to join. There will be training later in the Fall.

If you are interested, please contact Mrs. Nancy Kuchler at or call the Parish Office at 631.661.3224, Ext. 121.  Please consider helping the Parish in this way!



Bishop Murphy’s Pastoral Letter, “The Harvest is Plenty”

Pastoral Letter Please click on icon to view.







Health Care and Catholic Conscience

A new interpretation of HHS is threatening the ability of the Catholic church to provide health care and benefits in accord with Catholic teaching. It would require agencies such as Catholic hospitals, Catholic charities, parishes and schools to provide health care benefits such as contraception and abortifacient agents to employees of the Church as part of our health insurance benefits. To read more about this, go to these links:

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