Served By:

Rev. Robert Porpora, Pastor
Rev. Patrick Dunne, Parochial Vicar

Permanent Deacons:
Deacon Walter Dauerer
Deacon Stanley Aviles
Deacon Enrico Messina
Deacon Robert Pelech
Deacon Frank Munoz

602 Beekman Road
P.O.Box 10
Hopewell Junction, New York 12533
845-227-3951 Fax
Parish Office Summer Hours:  Monday-Thursday 8:30am-12:30pm - 1:30pm-3:00pm
Friday 9 am to 12 noon. 845-226-6818 Parish Cemetery Office
845-227-3949 Religious Education Office
845-227-5232 The Ark & Dove Pre-School Office

Mission Statement

We are an open Church in the Roman Catholic tradition: Opening our hearts in worship, opening our minds for discipleship, opening our eyes, ears, and hands in service and fellowship, and reaching out to all.

    St. Denis Vision Statement

Fulfilling the Great

"...Go, make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and teach them to carry out everything I have commanded you...."

By living the Great Commandment:

"...Love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind and strength, and love your neighbor as yourself...."


Our Monthly Adoration will take place on August 07. Adoration begins after the 9:00 am Mass at 9:30
and ends with Benediction and Evening Prayer starting at 4:30pm. Please come spend time with our Lord.

News and Events

St. Denis' Vacation Bible School

July 27-31st from 9:30am - 12:30pm.
St. Denis Vacation Bible School has limited spaces in the PreK, Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade Groups. The cost for the week is $25/child.
This year will be experiencing "Hometown Nazareth Where Jesus Was A Kid". Children will enjoy games, crafts, stories, songs, and snacks all while learning about Jesus' childhood. Don't miss the fun!
If you are interested in registering your child, please email Jeanne Goebelbecker at

Come to the Ark!

The Ark and The Dove Preschool of St. Denis Church has limited openings in our Preschool classes. We offer a variety of Preschool programs for 2, 3, and 4 year-olds. Please call The Ark and The Dove at (845) 227-5232 for more information or to register your child. Our Office staff is on summer hours, so please leave a message and your call will be returned.

Parish Picnic

Our annual Parish Picnic will be held on September 27th beginning at 1pm. Please mark your calendars and hold the date. This is a great way for us to get together in an informal setting to renew old friendships and make new ones. Hope to see you there.

    Altar Servers, Children's Choir, Sacristans, and Families

    We have reserved tickets for the Renegades Baseball Game on Wednesday, August 19th at a 7:05 pm game start against the Connecticut Tigers. It will be held in the right field picnic area and all children who attend in our group will receive a Renegades backpack. There will be a barbeque for us with unlimited food and soda, from 6:00 pm until the 4th inning. To sign up for this outing, please complete a Permission Slip (copies available in the Sacristy) and return it as soon as possible to the Rectory Office (227-8382). Of course, there is no cost for Altar Servers, Children's Choir, or Sacristans for their service to the Lord. The cost for any additional people, such as Moms, Dads, Brothers, Sisters, or Guests, will be $26 per person. As of July 13th, any remaining tickets will be offered to the parish.