2017 Vacation Bible School

Mon, Aug. 7th - Fri, Aug. 11th
9:00 a.m - Noon
Click Here to register
The program is open to children going into 4 year old pre school through going into 5th grade in September 2016. (Families must be Parishioners)
$90.00 for one child; $150.00 for two children; and $50.00 for each additional child.


University Basketball Camp

     Registration is open

UBC is an instructional basketball camp for boys and girls entering 2nd - 9th grade. The program has been serving the children in the Staten Island community for over 30 years.

The camp is held here at St. Clare at The Cardinal Cooke Centre 150 Nelson Avenue. For additional information and brochure call 718-980-2267(CAMP) or on their website: www.universitybasketballcamp.com or visit them on Facebook.


Capital Campaign

514 families have pledged $1,876,145.
Thanks to those families, we have exceeded our goal!!
Click here to see campaign details.

Annual Report

 2015-2016  Click Here

Msgr. Murphy

Msgr. Joseph P. Murphy's address is: 

Edward Cardinal Egan Pavillion
5655 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, New York, 10471

  • PAL Summer Fun

    Come join the fun!! 
    Children 6yr old & younger with a parent
    Every Wednesday in July 10:30-noon
    In the Murphy Center (chapel basement)
    Pay by the week: $8.00 one child + $4.00 each additional child

     click here to learn more about Family Ministry

    Posted by Cathy Adinolfi
  • CPR Class for Saturday, June 24th is full
    Image result for cprThank you to all who have registered to learn CPR and save a life. Our class for Saturday, June 24th is full. We will offer another opportunity sometimes in the future. To those who have registered, the class will start promptly at 9am in the Murphy Center. The class will cover Adult and infant CPR and AED. There is a $15 fee for the class. Please come prepared.

    If something comes up and you know you can no longer make the class, please contact Marie Noel at 718-984-7873 ext. 1724 to remove your name from the list so that someone else may take your space.

    Thank you all and see you on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 9:00 in the Murphy Center. 
    Posted Jun 9, 2017, 10:59 AM by Marie Noel
  • Fr. Richard's Homilies are available on podcast
    If you miss mass a particular Sunday and wish to listen to the homily for that mass, you can find them on our podcast. Click here for a link to our podcast. You can also find it by clicking on the podcast logo on the left column on this websit and follow the direction from there.

    Posted Jun 21, 2017, 8:25 AM by St. Clare Church
  • Bible Study
    Image result for Bible StudyThinking of joining us for Bible Study? It is not too late. We meet on Wednesdays to study the word of God together. This session we are studying the book of the Prophet Ezekiel.

    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Presentation Center
    169 Lindenwood Road
    Staten Island, NY 10308
    All are Welcome
    If you don't have a Bible, we will give you one. Just remember to bring a friend.
    Posted Jan 24, 2017, 7:28 PM by Marie Noel
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We Took A Walk with God

On Sunday, June 18, 2017 our Church took a walk with our God on Nelson Avenue processing from the Church to the Chapel at the end of our 1pm Mass. Thank you to all our parishioners for making that walk possible. Special thanks to our Altar Servers, Eucharistic Ministers, Choir, Clergy and First Communicants for making the experience even more enriching and thank you all for participating. Way to live our faith out loud!!! As Deacon Rich said, to talk a walk with our God, "That's a big deal!!!"

Corpus Christi 2017

Feast of St. Clare: Little Clares and Francis' Needed!

The Feast of St. Clare, our community celebration is less than 2 months away. To make it beautiful, we are asking that you register your 2nd, 3rd and 4th grader to dress as little Francis and Clare. Costumes will be provided. 
Thank you for considering!
Please click here to register

Young Adult Ministry

Image result for Catholic Young AdultsWe are calling on all young adults to join our new Young Adult Ministry. If you would like more information, please call Marie Noel at 718-984-7879 or email her at mnoel@stclaresi.com

Grieving Parents

If you have lost a child of any age, having died by any cause, click here to find out about the Emmaus Ministry's one day retreats for grieving parents.


We are pleased to announce that our parish has subscribed to an exciting new online platform: Formed.orgView the best Catholic videos, audio programs, e-books and movies on your computer, tablet or smart- phone for free!
Go to Formed.org; enter our parish code GTWHFR; create an account with your username/email and password. 


Image result for RCIAAre you a non-baptized adult seeking the sacraments of initiation?

Are you a baptized Catholic adult seeking to complete your sacraments of Confirmation and First Communion?

Are you a baptized Catholic, who has also completed First Communion and now wishes to receive your confirmation?

Are you a baptized Christian who now wishes to become a member of the Catholic Church?

If you answer yes to any of the questions above, you are the right candidate for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.

You will journey with adults just like you who are seeking to complete their sacraments of initiation. Together we will learn about the Catholic faith and take steps toward completing the sacraments. 

If you are interested, please click here to complete the inquiry form and Marie Noel will follow up with you. Or you may call her at 718-984-7873 ext. 1724 or email her at mnoel@stclaresi.com.
Thank you for inquiring.