News & Updates

News & Updates

Pastor’s Letter

bmcnamaraClick here to 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!

In Memory Of ~

We are offering the opportunity to memorialize your deceased loved ones while supporting the Parish.  Please click on the links below.  Forms can be printed, filled out and mailed to (or dropped off) at 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

El Salvador Mission Trip –  Informational Meeting

Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in the Parish Center

Our 2018 Mission Trip to El Salvador will be from June 30 to July 6. For further information, please contact Deacon Rich Maher at:

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, January 26, 2018
Friday, February 16, 2018
Fridays, March 2 and 16, 2018
Fridays, April 6 and 20, 2018
Fridays, May 11 and 25, 2018
Fridays, June 8 and 22, 2018

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

 2018 Catholic Ministries Appeal Video

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, 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.