XSunday Mass
Streaming Live Now from St. Patrick's
Watch Mass

Father Scott's Sharing Spot

Community Outreach Initiatives

Dear Parish Family…. Despite the challenges of Coronavirus, our parishes have continued to reach out to respond to the needs of our community in these unpredictable months. I thought you would appreciate an update on the main outreach initiatives going

Celebrating Together

Dear Parish Family…. What a joy it was to get to celebrate Mass together last week! Several people told me some version of: “I really do like having the chance to watch Mass on the livestream, but being here proved

Reopening the Church Building

Dear Parish Family…. This coming weekend, we will once again be offering the Livestream Mass live from St. Patrick’s at 9:30 as we always do. For 75% of our the members of our parishes, that will be the way we

Our Parish Business and Operations Manager

Dear Friends… In August of 2018, Lisa Muccilli arrived at our two parishes as our Business & Operations Manager. Lisa came to us after having run a hotel and restaurant in the Catskills with her husband for a decade and

Praying the Rosary

Pope Francis has been looking for ways to strengthen all of us for the challenges of Coronavirus. Recently, he recommended that we all use the month of May, which has always been devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary, to reinvigorate

The Greatest Generation… 2.0

No one alive has ever seen times like the times we’re in right now. One of the challenges of the Pandemic is not being able to ask some of the elders of our communities – our grandmothers and grandfathers –

Moving Forward

Many people are wondering how our parishes might possibly be changed in the future by all that we’ve been going through these past six weeks. The fact that right now you’re reading a joint newsletter that primarily comes through email

The Lessons of Exodus

Dear Friends… As you know from following the news, our “pause” here in New York has been now extended until May 15. Clearly we all agree that saving lives is always our first priority as believers, so it’s wise to

This Easter is Great

Dear Friends… If you’re like me, in past years, I would judge an Easter to be good or bad based on criteria like the weather that day. “What a beautiful Easter that was, it was 65° and sunny! We ate

The Best Antidote to Anxiety is Altruism

Dear Parish Family, There are so many people in distress right now – and for good reason. A generation ago in Ireland, there was tragic violence between Protestants and Catholics in the north, which is why, when they refer to