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2017 Advent Wreath Workshop

Lenten Passion Play

posted Feb 20, 2018, 7:38 AM by Claire Smith   [ updated Feb 20, 2018, 7:44 AM ]

The Passion of Christ in drama, song and dance
presented by The Xavier Company

Sunday, March 4 at 4 P.M.
in the church
All are welcome.
No admission charge - donations welcome.

16th Annual St. Clare’s Parish Dance

posted Jan 29, 2018, 4:05 PM by Cathy Adinolfi   [ updated Jan 30, 2018, 11:32 AM ]

Shamrock Shindig

March 17, 2018

7:30 p.m.-Midnight

Cardinal Cooke Center

$40 per person

To purchase tickets or reserve a table,

please contact Gerri Smith in the Rectory

(718) 984-7873 or


First Penance 2018

posted Jan 22, 2018, 9:16 AM by Marie Noel   [ updated Jan 22, 2018, 9:19 AM ]

First Penance 2018

on Saturday, January 13, 2018 and Saturday January 20, 2018, our second graders attended their First Penance retreat in preparation for First Penance. Please keep them in your prayers this sacramental season.

Seamless Garment

posted Jan 9, 2018, 9:27 AM by Claire Smith

Seamless Garment - Annual Pro-Life Event
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Advancing a Culture of Life
1P.M. Mass in the Church followed by a presentation by the Sisters of Life 

How can we build a culture in which all life is valued and protected?
Update on efforts to legalize assisted suicide in New York State
All are welcome - Refreshments will be served

2018 Baptismal Renewal

posted Jan 7, 2018, 7:40 PM by Marie Noel   [ updated Jan 7, 2018, 8:45 PM ]

2018 Baptismal Renewal Mass

On Sunday, January 7, 2018 we celebrated a baptismal renewal mass for all the babies who were baptized at our Church in the past year and a half. It was a joy having some the children join us. Thank you for coming out in the cold. We hope to do it again next year for the children receiving their baptism this year.

2017 Christmas at St. Clare

posted Dec 27, 2017, 2:22 PM by St. Clare Church   [ updated Dec 27, 2017, 2:23 PM ]

Christmas at St. Clare Staten Island 2017

Thank you for celebrating Christmas with our family of faith. May you have a season of joy and happiness. If you missed mass, you can find our full midnight mass on our podcast. You can also listen only to Father Richard's Christmas homily on our podcast. 
Merry Christmas to all and a blessed, healthy, and prosperous New Year!!!

Emmaus Ministry

posted Dec 19, 2017, 1:31 PM by Cathy Adinolfi

Meet our New Altar Servers

posted Dec 18, 2017, 11:30 AM by Marie Noel   [ updated Dec 18, 2017, 11:32 AM ]

Twelve new young men and women were commissioned on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the 5:00pm Mass to serve the Altar of the Lord as Acolytes. It was such a beautiful ceremony that we lighted our outside Christmas Tree in celebration. We are very grateful to them and their parents. May the Lord bless their ministry.

2017 Advent Wreath Workshop: Thank you!!!

posted Dec 9, 2017, 8:33 PM by Marie Noel   [ updated Dec 9, 2017, 8:34 PM ]

2017 Advent Wreath Workshop

Thank you to all who participated at our Advent Wreath Workshop on Saturday, December 2nd. We'll do it again next year.

Waiting for Jesus

posted Nov 24, 2017, 8:50 AM by Claire Smith

Please join us as we prepare for the arrival of the longed for Messiah,
Jesus Christ.

Nov. 28:     Awaiting with the Prophets
Dec. 5:     Awaiting with John the Baptist
Dec. 12:  Awaiting with St. Joseph
Dec. 19:     Awaiting with Mary

7:30 P.M. in the Murphy Center
Presenter:  Fr. Brendan Gormley

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