News & Updates

News & Updates

Visit our website to watch the Daily Mass live-streamed Monday-Saturday at 8:30am.

(be sure to click on volume icon)

The Sunday Masses are live-streamed on Saturday at 5:00pm (vigil); Sunday at 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm and 6:00pm.

Troop 179’s Annual Car Wash Fundraiser

Saturday, September 25 from 9:00am – 3:00pm
(Rain date: Saturday, October 2)
Front of Our Lady of Lourdes Rectory

Your car has been good to you during these difficult times.  Treat it right with a nice bath at our car wash!

Donations of $5 per car, van or pickup and $10 donations for boats or trucks are greatly appreciated! We hope to see you there.

Thank you for your support!

PEP 1 Religious Education Registration Information

If you have a child entering the 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.

Classes will begin on Wednesday, October 13 – 4:15-5:15pm


Monday, September 27 at 10:30am or 7:30pm
Wednesday, September 29 at 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).
• Baptismal Certificate or copy is needed even if child was baptized at OLL.
• No child will be assigned a room number unless we have a copy of the Baptismal Certificate.
• Returning families who have an incoming first grader MUST attend the registration meeting.

The registration fee (if this is your oldest child) is $210

** Be sure to visit the  RELIGIOUS EDUCATION WEBSITE  for all pertinent information **

All animals, GREAT AND SMALL, and their owners are invited to the Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 3 at 3:00pm.
No Rain Date

This is a parish tradition for the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. The blessing will be on the Great Lawn (by Hunter Avenue). Please bring your own chair, if you feel that you need one.

Masks are greatly appreciated, though not required. Social Distancing will be observed.

Join us in this special blessing as we remember all of God’s creation.

Blood Drive

Wednesday, October 6
3:15pm – 9:15pm
All Purpose Room


For every pint of blood that is donated, NYBC will donate a pound of food to Outreach.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact Doreen at 516-478-5031 or go to the following link:

Everyone must wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.

Gathering for Grandparents

Wednesday, October 6 at 7:00pm in the Parish Center

Come join us as we celebrate the important role we play in our families.  GRAND PARENTING ISN’T WHAT IT USED TO BE!  Let’s get together to talk about it and to support each other.

Deadline Notice

Information regarding the deadlines for filing proofs of claim in the Diocese’s chapter 11 case and the forms to use can be found by clicking on the following link to the Diocese’s bankruptcy website and scrolling down the page:  CLICK HERE

OLL on Facebook

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El Salvador Trip Update

Our next tentative date for the Mission Trip will be June 25–July 1, 2022. Students eighth grade and above are welcomed on the trip. Adults are welcomed as well. Save the dates, and should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Deacon Rich at

In Loving Memory

We are offering the opportunity to memorialize your deceased loved ones while supporting the Parish.  Please click on the link 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

PreCana Registration Information

At this time, we no longer offer PreCana here at Our Lady of Lourdes. For further information and to register online, please go to the Diocesan website by clicking the link below.


If you have any questions, please call the Parish Office at:  631-661-3224 and press 2.

Important Background Screening Update

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