News & Updates

News & Updates

Pastor’s Letter

Click herebmcnamara 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!


Advent Offerings

Please click here for a listing of the wonderful opportunities that are being offered here at OLL during Advent.


Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Group – “OLLY”

Calling all High School Students – Grades 9-12

December 14 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in the Parish Center

Come join us for some Food, Fellowship and FUN! Bring a Friend!!!

Any questions please call or text: Stephanie Hahn: 631-617-8212 or Fr. Greg Breen 631-661-3224 x 121 or go to our Instagram Page: ollyowls_123


The Giving Tree

In anticipation of the great event Christmas!

The Giving Tree has been decorated with tags so that you may help those in need this Christmas. Please return your gift by Sunday, December 16 so that there is time to sort and distribute the gifts. We ask that the gifts are brought in unwrapped but we will gladly accept wrapping paper, bows and tags so that the families can wrap the gifts for their loved ones. Thank you for all the support you give to Outreach.


Come and worship with the new Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Orchestra!

The orchestra will be at the 6:00pm Mass on the following dates:

Sunday, December 16
Tuesday, December 25 at the 11:00am Mass

Interested in joining us? Please contact annmarie@ollchurch.org.


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 December 10, 2018:

Parish Goal:                  $442,840
Percentage attained:  79%
Amount Pledged:      $328,611
Total Paid to Date:    $294,604
Number of Pledges:  713


FORMED is a Catholic online site that allows us to access and view a wide variety of Catholic downloadable e-books, movies, talks, documentaries and many other programs, in your home. They also have a special children’s section and ALL this is available 24/7.

It’s EASY and FREE to register for FORMED! Click on this link:  ollchurch.formed.org. Click “Register” and enter your name, email address and your desired password. You’re all ready to access the inspiring and engaging content on FORMED!


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 www.Virtus.org, 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.

If you have already taken the VIRTUS course, you need not repeat it.


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


2018 Catholic Ministries Appeal Videos