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Parish Life Activities:
Liturgical Ministries
Family Life
Outreach Activities
Affiliated Organizations

Please call the Parish Office at
(845) 255-5635 for further information on any of the programs listed below.

Liturgical Ministries:

Eucharistic Ministers Coordinated by Jeanine Stoddard
Altar Servers Coordinated by Andrea Zapotoski
Lectors Coordinated by Lynette Benenati
Ushers Coordinated by Bill Dubois.
Festival Choir Directed by Jessica Ann Avampato
Rehearsal Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in the Church
Christmas, Holy Week, other occasions
Contemporary Folk Group Rehearsal Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the Church.
Contemporary Ensemble Mass: Sunday 9:30
Funeral Choir Lucy Lisieki Organist

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Family Life:



By Women/ For Women The Women's Enrichment Group meets regularly on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 9:30am. in the Parish Center.  All women are encouraged to attend and to bring along a friend.
Parish Council

- Word Committee

- Worship Committee

- Fellowship Committee

- Witness  Committee

- Finance Committee

The Parish Council meets on the First Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Church Hall.  We encourage anyone interested to attend as these meetings are open to all registered parishioners.

President:  Paul Ibsen

Vice President:  William DuBois

Secretary:  Diane Terkelson

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Outreach Activities:



Senior Social

St. Joseph's hosts a senior social every Thursday beginning at noon.  Please bring a bag lunch.  Coordinated by Marie Palladino.

Food Pantry

Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to noon, Church Hall.  Coordinated by Tom Connor and Brother Salvatore Patricola

School Supply Drive Coordinated by the Parish Council during the month of August.  Supplies go to area schools for distribution.
Christmas Presence

Families helping families.  This program begins in early November and runs through the week prior to Christmas.  Sponsored by the Parish Council.

SUNY-New Paltz College Campus Ministry

Hank Grimsland, Catholic Campus Minister
A ministry of the University Apostolate of the Archdiocese of New York, supported by St. Joseph's.  Fellowship, prayer, refreshments, guest speakers and outreach ministry opportunities. For further information call Hank Grimsland at 845-257-3024 (Campus) or 845-255-8536 (Home) or e-mail him at hgrimsland@hvc.rr.com.
Annual Festa The Festa is held each mid-July and features wonderful food, rides for the kids, games, entertainment and prizes.  Coordinated by the Festa Committee.
Mass for the Deaf Held at 2:00 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month.  A reception follows the mass in the Church Hall.

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Affiliated Organizations:

Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Pack 272 is sponsored by the St. Joseph.  The pack meetings are generally held on the third Thursday at 7:00pm in the church hall. Click here to check Pack 272's schedule and to attend a pack meeting.

Secular Franciscan Order

The Secular Franciscan Order belongs to the Franciscan Family and is formed by the organic union of all the Catholic fraternities, whose members, moved by the Holy Spirit, commit themselves through profession to live the Gospel after the manner of St. Francis in their secular state following the Rule approved by the Church.  Please call Patricia Doucette for further information.

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus invite all practicing Catholic males 18 years or older to join them on each Wednesday of  the month.  Meetings are held in the Parish Hall at 7:45 p.m. 


The women's branch of the K of C meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:45 p.m. in the Parish Center. Contact Betty DuBois - 883-6127(President) for information.

Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus

Meets the fourth Wednesday of the each month at 7:45p.m. in the Parish Hall.

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