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!



Italian Family Feast coming soon!


Wednesday, September 16 through Sunday, September 20

Click here for Feast hours and more information!

Click on link below to:

Buy tickets for our Italian Family Feast (Pre-Sale P-O-P Wristband)


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

KidStuffOur Lady of Lourdes School is selling valuable, family-friendly KidStuff Coupon Books which are filled with hundreds of national, regional and local coupons for all ages! The KidStuff Book is conveniently organized, offers incredible savings and is sold exclusively through schools! Our school earns 50% or more profit for every book we sell!

Use just a few coupons and easily save more than the $25 cost of the book … Remember to keep KidStuff in your car! Most coupons are long-term and valid for 16 months!  See all 24 editions at KidStuff ships books to our school where you can pick them up from the school office.

To order, please email Mrs. Gregg in the School Office at or call 631-587-7200 ext. 100.

Fr. Andrew Interviewed

Our own Fr. Andrew Garnett was interviewed when he was a Seminarian in Rome by Chris Cuomo when Pope Benedict announced his resignation. The resignation was first announced on the morning of February 11, 2013 by the Vatican.  See video below:

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: $91,261.00 | # of Donors: 439 | Payments (as of 9/1/15): $80,129.50


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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