Welcome to Our Lady of Lourdes Religious Education

Mission Statement

As stewards of all that God has given us, the Parish Family of Our Lady of Lourdes serves and ministers to all who come to this place.  Regardless of a person’s history, ethnicity, gender, orientation, age or race, we commit ourselves to open wide the doors of our Parish to provide a place of welcome and hospitality.



Check back August 1st …FOR 2024 /2025 dates





Children’s Liturgy of the Word…

All children 4 years old up to 4th grade are invited…

to come together during the 9:30am Mass each Sunday.


Brochure:  Choosing a Catholic Elementary School

Our Catholic schools cultivate a robustly Catholic culture centered on the spiritual, intellectual, sacramental, and liturgical life of the Church. Click here to access a helpful brochure that highlights the richness and diversity of our Catholic Schools on Long Island.



      Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

We will be having extended hours of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Tuesdays from 12:30pm to 7:30pm in Church


Special K Program

For children in Kindergarten
A wonderful program introducing the children to Jesus is held in the Solarium Room on Fridays from 4:30 – 5:15pm on the following dates:

10/27, 11/17,12/15, 1/26/24, 2/16, 3/22, 4/19, 5/10

 There is no fee for the program. It’s a fun way to begin religious education!

To register, e-mail Sister Diane at [email protected]

IMPORTANT Religious Education Class Information…

 PEP 1 Classes will be  WEDNESDAYS     4:15-5:15 pm

PEP 2 Classes will be  Thursdays             4:15-5:15 pm

PEP 3 Classes will be   Mondays               4:15-5:15 pm  (Beginning in January)

PEP 4 Classes will be   Mondays               4:15-5:15 pm  (Beginning in September)

Saturdays Classes    10-11am ( Beginning in November)

Please check Religious Education Calendar for Parent Meeting dates… Specific beginning dates of classes…and further information

 Grade 5 Classes will be Tuesdays        4:15-5:15 pm

Grade 6 Classes will be MONDAYS      7:30-8:30 pm

Grade 7 Classes will be Tuesdays         7:30- 8:30 pm

Grade 8 Classes will be Wednesdays    7:30-8:30 pm

Saturday Classes  10-11am ( Beginning in November )

Please check Religious Education Calendar for Parent Meeting dates… Specific beginning dates of classes…and further information


Boy Scout Troop 179

For over 40 years, Our Lady of Lourdes has been sponsoring Boy Scout Troop 179 of West Islip.  Troop meetings are held every Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

If you are interested in learning more about Boy Scouts and our Troop, please check out our website: https://witroop179.wixsite.com/bsatroop179 or contact us at: [email protected].






 Pantry Needs:

Soap, Toilet Paper, Shampoo, Coffee, Rice-A-Roni, Juice




Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

What’s it all about?
IF you are an adult AND
…you were never Baptized
…you were Baptized in another faith and would like to become a baptized Catholic
…you never received Holy Communion (Eucharist)
…you never received your Confirmation
…Come join us!!

For further information email RCIA @ollchurch.org or call the Parish Office at 631-661-3224,option 1 and we would be happy to help you.


Please click VIRTUS link to register or for a list of sessions