(631) 581-4266

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At this time, ALL Parish Offices, including the Rectory
will be CLOSED.


St. Mary’s Outreach and Food Pantry will be closed until further notice. 
For food assistance, please call Island Harvest @ (631) 873-4775.
Also, Dang BBQ is providing food assistance. 
You could also send Anthony a msg on Messenger through Facebook.

Our parish is where we go to practice our faith and celebrate the gospel. It is where we gather in fellowship, both in times of joy and sorrow. 
Now that our Masses have been cancelled and during these uncertain and challenging times, 
know that our Lord God is always present to you and your family. All Long Island parishioners are in a spiritual communion.

As we follow community guidelines to keep you safe at home, we have created an alternative way for you to give to our parish, via Text-to-Give.
You can text our parish keyword to 1(516) 271-3338.
OUR PARISH KEYWORD IS - 121parishstmary

You will then receive a secure link where you can make your offering.



Please mail your Tithing Envelopes to: 
St. Mary Church, 20 Harrison Ave, East Islip NY 11730

Thank you so very much for your ongoing support, especially during this difficult time. 

  Please be assured of our love and prayers. ❤️🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻❤️


by Capuchin Franciscan Brother Richard Handrick 

Yes there is fear.

Yes there is isolation.

Yes there is panic buying.

Yes there is sickness.

Yes there is even death.


They say that in Wuhan after so many years of noise

You can hear the birds again.

They say that after just a few weeks of quiet

The sky is no longer thick with fumes

But blue and grey and clear.

They say that in the streets of Assisi

People are singing to each other

across the empty squares,

keeping their windows open

so that those who are alone

may hear the sounds of family around them.

They say that a hotel in the West of Ireland

Is offering free meals and delivery to the housebound.

Today a young woman I know

is busy spreading fliers with her number

through the neighbourhood

So that the elders may have someone to call on.

Today Churches, Synagogues, Mosques and Temples

are preparing to welcome

and shelter the homeless, the sick, the weary

All over the world people are slowing down and reflecting

All over the world people are looking at their neighbours in a new way

All over the world people are waking up to a new reality

To how big we really are.

To how little control we really have.

To what really matters.

To Love.

So we pray and we remember that

Yes there is fear.

But there does not have to be hate.

Yes there is isolation.

But there does not have to be loneliness.

Yes there is panic buying.

But there does not have to be meanness.

Yes there is sickness.

But there does not have to be disease of the soul

Yes there is even death.

But there can always be a rebirth of love.

Wake to the choices you make as to how to live now.

Today, breathe.

Listen, behind the factory noises of your panic

The birds are singing again

The sky is clearing,

Spring is coming,

And we are always encompassed by Love.

Open the windows of your soul

And though you may not be able

to touch across the empty square,







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