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 Hours:  Monday-Friday 9AM - 3PM
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 March 4th. 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.

Parish Events

Ash Wednesday
The season of Lent begins on Wednesday, February 10th, with the celebration of Ash Wednesday and the solemn imposition of Ashes: Mass, with Ashes distributed, will be celebrated at 6:30 am, 9:00 am, & 7:30 pm. There will also be a Service of the Word at 4:45 pm with distribution of ashes.

Blood Drive
What can you give this Lenten season? Give the gift of life! St. Denis Blood Drive Tuesday, February 16, 2:00 to 8:00 pm The New York Blood Center is on an emergency appeal - 1,500 pints of blood were lost due to the recent storm. We need you now more than ever! Sign-up today or call Sally 227-5504 If Arlington schools are closed due to snow on the day of the drive, the drive will be cancelled.

    St. Denis Lenten Activities
    Lent Soup to Stations :Join us for our Lenten tradition, a sharing table pot luck meal of soup (with salad and breads) at 6:00 pm in the Parish Center, then to St. Denis Church to pray the Stations of the Cross at 7:30.
    We will meet every Friday in Lent including Good Friday. For more information call Eileen Gruszecki 724-4501 or Cathi Deleon 471-1433. Children are very welcome!
    Stations of the Cross: Friday evenings beginning February 12th in the church- 7:30pm.
    Evening Prayer: Saturday evenings at 4:30 pm.
    Chaplet of Divine Mercy starting directly after the 3:00 pm Good Friday Service on March 25th, then every day at 3:00 pm until Divine Mercy Sunday on April 3rd. On Divine Mercy Sunday we will begin with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament beginning at 2:30pm and ending with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament after the 3pm Divine Mercy Prayer.

    2nd Sunday Fellowship
    We invite you to join us after all Sunday Masses on the second Sunday of each month February 14th, for a bite to eat and an opportunity to socialize with those you may see only on the run on Sundays, and/or meet some new people as well. This is a great way to help to build up our community and the coffee and bagels are free. Please join us so we can all get to know each other better. If you are interested in helping with this event, please contact Linda from the Hospitality Committee at (845) 221-1492 after 5pm or leave your name, email, and phone number at the rectory office.