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!



PEP 1 Religious Education Program Registration Information

If you have a child entering first grade in public school, your child should be registered for our “PEP 1″ Religious Education Program.  This first year program is required for participation in First Eucharist.  It introduces the children to a basic understanding of the loving presence of God, the person of Jesus, conscience formation and the importance of community worship.

Information Meeting and Registration (choose one):
Thursday, September 24 at either 10:30am or 7:30pm
Tuesday, September 29 at either 10:30am or 7:30pm

The meeting will take approximately 45 minutes and will be held in the Parish Center (meeting room opposite the playground).  Please bring your child’s Baptismal certificate (a copy is acceptable), and the registration fee (if this is your oldest child) is $195.

Our Lady of Lourdes School Registration Now Taking Place

rainbowOur parish school is accepting applications for enrollment this September.  At OLL School, religious instruction is an integral part of each school day.  Students begin their day with prayer, and pray before and after their meals.  Grades K-8 attend a weekly parish Mass in addition to monthly school Masses.  Students learn the importance of bringing God’s love to others by participating in service projects.

Early Childhood programs (Someone Special & Me, Nursery and Pre-K) have flexible schedules — there is something for everyone!  We have: AM Classes – 8:30-11am; PM Classes – 12 noon – 2:30pm; FULL day Classes – 8:30am – 2:30pm.

We offer the following “Specials” for all our students, Nursery through 8th grade:  Spanish language class, theatrical arts, gym, art, music, computers.  Our extensive music program is included as part of the tuition.  We offer before and after school care for working parents … as well as after school enrichment clubs and sports programs.  Come and see what makes OLL School such a special place to “Grow in Wisdom and Grace!”

See “Admissions” on the homepage of the school web site ( for more information or call the School Office at 631-587-7200.  Summer hours: 8am – 2pm, Monday-Thursday. Closed Fridays.


Our Lady of Lourdes School 50th Anniversary

The celebrations continue with a gathering for the graduates of the 1990s and 2000s. Click here for sign-up form.


2015 Catholic Ministries Appeal


Once we reach our goal in paid pledges, the Parish receives a rebate of 20%  Help the good work of the Diocese and help our Parish at the same time!  Please pledge today.

Click on icon to visit Catholic Ministries Appeal website.


Goal: $107,300.00 | Pledges: $90,641.00 | # of Donors: 430 | Payments (as of 7/21/15): $73,732.25


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 during the School Year in the School Cafeteria from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.  If you are interested in joining Boy Scouts, check out our website!




Cub Scout Pack 279

For 43 years, Cub Scout Pack 279 of West Islip has been serving boys, grades one through five, through scouting.  See what adventures await you!

For more information, contact Kelly Wood at 631-983-8026.




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

Pastoral Letter Please click on icon to view.







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