Around the Diocese


St. Jude, Canarsie — Feast of Santo Nino, Jan. 19, 5:30 p.m. Mass. Main celebrant: Father Richie P. Mercado, O.S.A. Fellowship at 7 p.m. Donation is $20. Call 763-6300.

Our Lady of the Presentation – Our Lady of Mercy, Brownsville — Mass in honor of Our Lady of Altagracia, Jan. 19, 5 p.m.

St. Mark, Sheepshead Bay — Russian Mass, Jan. 20, 7 p.m. Call Father Sergiy, 569-9455.

St. Columba, Marine Park — Blood Drive, Jan. 20, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

St. Patrick, Bay Ridge — Sunday Afternoon Movie, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. Movie: Raul Julia’s “Romero.”

St. Patrick, Bay Ridge — Texas Hold ‘Em Casino Night, Jan. 25, 7 – 12 p.m.

Most Precious Blood Monastery, Borough Park — Young Adults Overnight Silent Retreat, Jan. 25, 7 p.m. $50 for overnight or $35 just for day. Register before Jan. 14 at

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Men’s Book Club, Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m. Book: “The Wright Brothers,” by D. McCullough.

St. Mark, Sheepshead Bay — Ukrainian Mass, Feb. 3, 7 p.m. Call Father Sergiy, 569-9455.

St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint — Eucharistic Devotion for the Intention of Vocations to the Priesthood, Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m. Mass to follow in Polish.

St. Mark, Sheepshead Bay — Russian Mass, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. Call Father Sergiy 569-9455.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Movie Night, Feb. 18, 7 p.m.“Facing the Giants,” must be 18 or older.

Catholic Adults of Brooklyn — 30th Anniversary Party, Feb. 23, 6:15 p.m. Mass at St. Bernard, Mill Basin, followed by dinner at El Caribe. Cost is $159 per person and includes a cocktail hour, sit-down dinner and a Viennese table. Call Michael, 209-8241 or email

Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst — Gift Auction, Feb. 28, 6:30 – 10 p.m. at Rex Manor. $75 includes three-course dinner, wine and dessert. Call 236-6363 ext. 246.



Holy Trinity, Whitestone — Special Needs Mass, Jan. 20, 12:30 p.m. Call 746-1479.

St. Joan of Arc, Jackson Heights — Flea Market and Craft Fair, Jan. 20, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst — Chinese Mass, Jan. 20, 1:30 p.m. in chapel.

St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst — Tagalog Mass, Jan. 20, 5 p.m.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village —Haitian Charismatic Mass, Jan. 20, 5 p.m. Every third Sunday of the month. Mass is celebrated in French Creole.

Immaculate Conception, Astoria — Prayer at Monument of the Unborn Right, Jan. 20, 9 a.m. Mass. Sponsored by K. of C. Immaculate Conception Council No. 11449.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village — Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns’  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Service, Jan. 21, 12 p.m. Speaker: Father Peter Damian Harris, O.P. Free.

St. Mel, Flushing — St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Clothing Collection, Jan. 26, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m

Joachim and Anne, Queens Village — Defensive Driving Course, Jan. 26, 10 a.m.

Our Lady of Angelus, Rego Park — Santo Nino Fiesta, Jan. 27, 2 p.m. novena, 3 p.m. Mass with fellowship after. Call Florentina 314-0374.

St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst — Indonesian Mass, Jan. 27, 3 p.m.

Habitat For Humanity — Queens Rebuilding, Feb. 2. Next projects include demolition in southeast Queens and restoring a home in Woodside. If interested, go to and use code QC.

Sacred Heart, Glendale — End of Life Issues Seminar, Feb. 3, 2 p.m. Speaker: Lisa Honkanen, M.D.

Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston — Jeremiah Project’s High School Discernment Group, Feb. 8, 5:30 p.m. – Feb. 9, 1 p.m. To register call 827-3454 or

St. Teresa, Woodside — Film Festival, Feb. 9, 6:15 p.m. Film: “Love Affair.”

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — Mass and Blessing for Wedding Anniversaries and Engaged Couples, Feb. 10, 12:30 p.m.

St. Camillus, Rockaway Park — Mini Brunch Retreat: Parables of the Heart, Feb. 12, 9 a.m. Presented by Sister Ave Clark O.P.

American Martyr’s Sullivan Center, Bayside — Women’s Retreat, Feb. 16, 9:30 a.m. Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Heart to Heart Ministry. To register, call 428-2471.

Holy Trinity, Whitestone — Special Needs Mass, Feb. 24, 12:30 p.m. Call 767-0095.

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