The Great Feast of Pentecost

pentecostThis weekend, May 23/24, we celebrate the Great Feast of Pentecost, the birthday of the Church and the end of the Easter season.  We are asking everyone to wear red which is the symbol of the Holy Spirit!




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!




Unfolding the Spirit of God’s Rainbow

rainbowWhen was the last time you saw a beautiful rainbow? How did it make you feel? Wasn’t it wonderful? Did it make you smile? Did it make you feel good?

Please join the Ministry of Family Healing on Wednesday, May 27 at 7:30pm in the Parish Center as we explore our journey through the storms of life to the hope of God’s rainbow.

Please call the Religious Ed office to register at 661.5440, x 3. As usual, food and fellowship to follow.  Please join us and bring a friend.


Fr. Bob’s Farewell Gathering

father bobSunday, June 14 at the 12:30pm Mass followed by light refreshments in the School Cafeteria

Let us come together and wish Fr. Bob the best!  Let’s pray together and celebrate all that Fr. Bob has done and been for us at Our Lady of Lourdes.



Biking 4 Vocations


Pilgrimage to encourage and support Religious Vocations and to explore the possibility that God is calling men to the Diocesan Priesthood.

Click on photo to visit their website.



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: $87,576.00 | # of Donors: 408 | Payments (as of 5/19/15): $60,431.00



Shop and help raise funds for OLL School!

AmazonEligible 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 of our Parish School!


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!




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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