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-Thursday 8:30am-12:30pm - 1:30pm-3:00pm
Saturday:10:00am - 2:00pm
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 July 03. 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

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.

Vocations Committee

The Vocation director of the Archdiocese is asking each parish to form a Vocations Committee to help to foster vocations to the priesthood and religious life in our parishes. If anyone has any interest in being a part of this please contact Fr. Bob at the Rectory.

    Altar Server Training

    Any student who is currently in 3rd grade or older and is interested in either becoming an Altar Server or just learning more about it should call the office and leave a message for Fr. Bob. Training for new servers will begin soon.

    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.