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!

The Parish Office will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.  The Parish Office will reopen on Tuesday, May 29 at 9:00am.

El Salvador Mission Awareness Trip Fundraiser

Please click here for information regarding a fundraiser to benefit our upcoming Mission Awareness Trip.

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, May 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

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 May 17, 2018:

Parish Goal:                  $442,840
Amount Pledged:       $240,821
Total Paid to Date:     $142,177
Number of Pledges:   556

Ministry of Family Healing  –  Celebrate  Fun!

The Ministry of Family Healing invites you to spend a night celebrating laughter and joy with Jesus.

Yes, that’s right, we did say laughter and joy. Often times, we don’t celebrate our joy, especially with Jesus.  Come let’s celebrate fun, laughter and a few surprises. Come join us on Wednesday, June 13 at 7:30pm in the Parish Center. Please come and bring a friend. As always , food and fellowship to follow.

Our Lady of Lourdes School News

Please click here to read OLL School’s monthly newsletter!

Effortless Fundraising for Our Lady of Lourdes School

Please click here for several ways to support our Parish School by simply doing your everyday shopping!

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, 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.