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2019 Stewardship Appeal

Parish Goal = $191,500

Status as of 12/17/19

688 Donors

$162,509 Pledged Gifts

85% of Our Goal

THANK YOU to those who have already pledged their commitment to this year’s Appeal. We are grateful for your continued generosity.

Annual Report

 2018-2019  Click Here

Capital Campaign

661 families have pledged $2,010,470

Paid: $1,066,404

Balance to be paid: $900,301

You can still make a pledge at: RenewRebuild.org.
Click here to see campaign details.

Msgr. Murphy

Msgr. Joseph P. Murphy's address is: 

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

  • New Location + Day! Theology on Tap Staten Island

    Join us at our NEW LOCATION and NEW DAY!

    2nd Tuesday of the month at The Liberty Tavern
    382 Forest Avenue, Staten Island

    Do you have unanswered questions about the Church's teachings?

    Well, you're in luck! Join for Catholic Staten Island's Theology on Tap to find out the "WHY" behind the "WHAT."

    It is sure to be an awesome night. Bring friends and coworkers, and come excited for a great talk while sipping on a fantastic brew!

    The venue opens at 7, but the talk will start closer to 7:30.

    The Archdiocese will be paying for some appetizers :)

    Open for young adults ages 21-39!
    Posted Jan 13, 2020, 2:47 AM by Denise Olsen
  • 2020 Baptism Birthday-Sun. January 12, 2020

    Posted Jan 8, 2020, 5:55 AM by Marie Noel
  • Seamless Garment
    Seamless Garment

              Sunday, January 26, 2020

                   1 p.m. Mass with reception to follow in the school 

    Please join us to hear about what is

    happening  in the effort to end abortion

    and how we can participate.

                                                                                                                                                                           Main Speaker:   Edward Mechmann, Esq. 

                                        Director of Public Policy, Archdiocese of New York

     Hear what is happening with pro-life efforts to end abortion and the latest on abortion legislation.

    Hear from people who have faced the issue of abortion in their own lives.



    Posted Jan 8, 2020, 6:08 AM by Marie Noel
  • Cathy Feek is 80 Years Young!!!
    Our beloved Cathy Feek turned 80 years young and counting on Sunday, December 29, 2019. Cathy means the world to our church family. She was the first woman to serve as President of our Parish Council and she was also the first woman sacristan, a position she is still fulfilling with grace and incredible commitment nearly 40 years later. Please join us in wishing Cathy a happy and healthy 80th Birthday and many more to come.

    We love you Cathy:)

    Cathy Feek's 80th Birthday

    Posted Jan 2, 2020, 7:51 AM by Marie Noel
  • Meet Our New Altar Servers
    On December 21, 2019 14 young men and women from both our St. Clare School and our St. Clare Religious Education, answered the call to minister as Altar Servers and were commissioned by Fr. Richard,  assisted by Fr. Patrick and the Altar Servers who were commissioned in 2018. On behalf of our entire community, we welcome our New Altar Servers and congratulate those who celebrated their one year anniversary at the mass. We also thank them for saying yes and we thank their families for assisting them in this ministry. Enjoy their pictures here.

    2019 Altar Server Commissioning

    Congratulations: Sophia DiStefano; Alexandra Young; Isabella Cortes; Diana Morrelli; Francesca D’Armetta Rose; Edwin (JJ) Luciano Jr.; John Gagliardi; Thomas Molski; Giuliana CollegioLouis Maresca; Thomas Farrell; John Volpe; Olivia Caprara; and Vincenzo Rapacciuolo

    Posted Dec 31, 2019, 1:31 PM by Marie Noel
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Fr. Richard's Homilies

Fr. Richard's weekly homilies are available here. Please click here to listen to his message for the Baptism of the Lord.  Enjoy!

Grieving Parents

There are one day retreats coming up. Click Here for more information and to register.


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 freeTo create a new FORMED account...
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Here To Help

Remember to reach out and talk it out!

 St. Clare's Parish Counseling Program can provide you with supportive counseling and the resilience management that you just may need at this time or anytime for that matter.  There is never a fee charged for these services. We only ask that you to be proactive with your mental health. By reaching out when you need to talk in confidence to a professional you can decrease symptoms related to life's problems, sustain or regain your strengths and avoid suffering.

To schedule an appointment or to ask a question about the Parish Counseling Program. Please call me at 718-984-8456.


Linda Rizzotto, LCSW, CASAC