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 Closing on Friday's at 12:30pm, the hours will return to normal on Friday September 5th 2014
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 August 1st. 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

Praise and Worship Night

Mary and Carman of SpiritFire Music Ministry are doing a praise and worship night with powerpoint at St. Martin de Porres Church in Poughkeepsie on Monday, August 4th @ 7:30pm, please come and join us.

For our Altar Servers, Childrens Choir, Sacristans

Baseball In thanksgiving for their service, the ST. DENIS ALTAR SERVERS, CHILDREN'S CHOIR, and SACRISTANS are invited to this year's Renegades baseball game on Thursday, August 28th , with a 7:05 pm game start. We will be in the right field picnic area and all children who attend will receive a Renegades School Backpack. There will be a barbeque with unlimited food and soda, from 6:00 pm until the 4th inning. You may pick up a letter that describes the day and a permission slip in the sacristy after Mass, to be returned to Dcn. Enrico at the Rectory.
There are tickets available ($26.) for anyone in the parish who would like to attend. Please call Dcn. Enrico for ticket information. (Rectory: 227-8382)


RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) ~ If you (or someone you know) has not completed all of their Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Communion & Confirmation)or might have been raised in another faith and is either interested in becoming Catholic or just wants some more information about doing so, please consider joining or looking into our RCIA program for next year. Classes will begin in the Fall and are held once a week. It is a very informal setting of presentation and discussion. To join or for more information please call our RCIA Coordinator, Sue Ellen DeForest at 489-2624 or the Rectory at 227-8382

Flea Market

Saturday, October 11 from 8am to 3pm at the Parish Center.
Got stuff? Need to get it out of your house? Here's a solution. Vendor tables are $30 each for 5 x 10 space. All vendors welcome. Call Joan at (845) 297-9589 for an application, or if there are any questions. First-come, first-served, so don't delay calling. (Space was sold out quickly last year.)
Don't want to sell? Donations of gently used items will be gladly accepted for the St. Denis Parish Table. To make donations, or for questions about donations, call Annette at (845) 221-8256.
If you need to leave a message for Joan or Annette, please be sure to clearly leave your name and contact number so that a return call can be made.