Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: April 14, 2018


Catholic Adults of Brooklyn, Mill Basin — Radio Bingo, April 14, 7:30 p.m. at St. Bernard Hall. $30 at the door. Raffles, gift, baskets and surprises. Call 209-8241.

St. Augustine, Park Slope – Haiti Support Group’s Parish Social, April 15, 3-7 p.m. Potluck dinner, music, dancing, raffle, silent auction. Benefits twin parish, St. André in Haiti. Honoree: Father Thomas Ahern. Call 783-3132.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst –Flea Market, April 15, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Hosted by Rosary Society. Call 338-0940.

Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush – “Sundays at Six” Neighborhood Tour, April 15, 3 p.m. Historical tour of the area before 6 p.m. Mass. Meet at corner of Church Ave. and Flatbush Ave. Contact

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend –Movie Night: “Boys Town” April 16, 7 p.m. in Veltri Hall. Free.

St. Anslem, Bay Ridge – Respect Life Committee, April 18, 11 a.m. Mass and rosary to support the culture of life.

St. Anselm, Bay Ridge – Book Club, April 19, 7:30 p.m. in Colbert Center. Book: “Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk” by K. Rooney.

St. Bernard, Mill Basin – Spring Fling Raffle Riot, April 20, 7 p.m. Tickets: $50, includes sandwiches, salads, chips, coffee/tea, soda, dessert. Call 763-5533.

St. Columba, Marine Park – Spring Fest Raffle Night Card Party, April 20, 6:30 p.m.Tickets: $25, includes chips, cookies, coffee/tea and soda. Age 18 and older. Call Rose, 627-4247.

Midwood Catholic Academy, Flatlands – Spring Fling Card Party, April 20, 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $30 at the door. Raffles and prizes. For tickets, call 377-1800.

SS. Simon and Jude, Gravesend – Charism School and Miracle Healing Service, April 20-21. Tickets: $30 in advance; $35 at the door. To register, call 377-4101 or go to

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend –Music Through the Decades: ’60s to ’90s, April 20, 8 p.m. Academy Gym. $60 includes dinner and dessert, $10 off for seniors. For tickets, call 375-2081.

St. Dominic, Bensonhurst – Flea Market, April 21, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Holy Family, Flatlands – Overdose Prevention Training, April 21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration required. RSVP to Elba Melendez at

St. Mark Academy, Sheepshead Bay – Candy Land Card Party, April 21. Call 332-9304.


Holy Trinity, Whitestone – Knights of Columbus’ Long Island Chapter Memorial Mass for Deceased Knights and Columbiettes, April 13, 7:30 p.m.

St. Rose of Lima, Rockaway – 90th Anniversary of Knights of Columbus Msgr. Burke Council No. 2672, April 14, 5 p.m. Mass. Gala dinner and entertainment follow. Call 634-3699.

Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Ridgewood – Divine Mercy Devotion Prayer Service, April 14, 2:30 – 4 p.m.

St. Teresa, Woodside – For the Birds Film Festival, April 14, 6:15 p.m. Movie: “Birdman of Alcatraz.”

St. Kevin, Flushing – Supermarket Bingo, April 14, 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $25. Call 357-8110.

Holy Cross, Maspeth – Annual Consecration Ceremony for Blessed Mother Mary with Bishop Witold Mroziewski, April 14, 1 p.m. Call 894-1387.

Holy Cross, Maspeth – Miss Polonia Dance, April 14, 8 p.m. $40/adults, $20/students includes coffee and cake. Gra zespól Na Fali will perform. Call 894-1387.

Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill –Love and Light, A Spring Voice and Piano Recital, April 15, 3 p.m. with Elise Mark, Julius Abrahams, Gerard Gallagher and HCJ Choir. Suggested donation: $10.

Mary’s Nativity-St. Ann, Flushing – Queensboro Symphonic Choir presents Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, April 15, 7:30 p.m. Free-will offering.

St. Mary’s, Long Island City – Rock and Roll Fashion Show and Luncheon, April 15, 1:30 p.m. Tickets: $30; $10 for children. Call 786-0705.

St. Gerard Majella, Hollis – Mass of Inclusion for People with Disabilities, April 15, 11:30 a.m. Mass; 1-3 p.m. workshop. Call Maria Celestin, 454-2961.

Most Precious Blood, Astoria – Young Adult Retreat: Called to Hope, April 15, 2:30 p.m. Reflection, Mass, dinner, Holy Hour. Speaker: Sister Maria Teresa, C.F.R. To register, email

Holy Trinity, Whitestone – Special Needs Mass, April 15, 12:30 p.m. ASL. Call 746-1479.

St. Sebastian, Woodside – Bishop Barron’s Catholicism: Pivotal Players, “Michelangelo,” April 15, 3:30-5 p.m. Sponsored by Adult Faith Formation. Discussion follows. Call 646-734-8958.

Sacred Heart, Bayside – Aging Well Series, April 17, 7 p.m. Forum on communicating with health care professionals. Speaker: Patricia Brown, RN.

St. John’s University, Jamaica – Vincentian Innovation Summit: Advancing Lives of Dignity Through Our Values, April 17, 9 – 1 p.m. RSVP by calling 990-6414.

St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor – Evening of Prayer: Alleluia… Why Not!, April 17, 7 p.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. and Father Robert Lauder.

St. Benedict the Moor, Jamaica – Share Your Alleluia Heart, April 18, after 8:30 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P.

St. Bartholomew Academy, Elmhurst – Paint and Sip Fundraiser, April 20, 6:30 p.m. Benefits school. Tickets: $40. Raffle. BYOB. Call 446-7575.

Immaculate Conception, Astoria – Spring Film Festival: “The Shack,” April 20, 7 p.m. in lower church. Discussion follows with Msgr. Fernando Ferrarese. Free. Call 728-1613.

Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill –Rummage Sale, April 21, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and April 22, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 847-1860.

Mary’s Nativity-St. Ann, Flushing – Yesterday and Today: A Beatles Tribute, April 21, 6-11 p.m. $40, includes music, sandwiches, beer/ wine and dessert. Advance tickets only. Call 359-5996.

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