Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: April 4, 2015


Our Lady of Presentation-Mercy, Brownsville — Holy Thursday English, Spanish and French Prayer Vigil: Living the Passion, April 2, 9:30-11:45 p.m. Call 345-2604.

St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn — Communion and Liberation’s Way of the Cross over the Brooklyn Bridge, April 3, 10 a.m. start at St. James. Concludes 1:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church, Manhattan. Call 212-337-3580.

Divine Mercy, Greenpoint/ Williamsburg — Outdoor Stations of the Cross, April 3, 1 p.m. through the streets. Begins at St. Cecilia, goes to St. Francis of Paola and ends at St. Nicholas.

Bensonhurst Way of the Cross — Annual Good Friday Procession, April 3, 8 p.m. Begins at 16th Ave. and 66th St. and ends at St. Finbar Church. Call 236-3312.

St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus, Greenpoint — Outdoor Stations of the Cross in Spanish, April 3, 3 p.m. Starts at Dupont and Franklin streets. All welcome.

Our Lady Help of Christians, Midwood — 43rd annual Good Friday Blood Drive, April 3, 3-9 p.m. in the church hall. Call Mildred, 258-1527.

St. Mark, Sheepshead Bay — Good Friday Walk for Peace, April 3, 10 a.m. Procession with Stations of the Cross followed by soup and bread lunch. Call 891-3100.

St. Augustine, Park Slope – Complete Monastic Tenebrae Service, Good Friday, April 3, 6 p.m. in Latin. Call 783-3132.

St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus, Greenpoint — Blessing of Easter Baskets, April 4, 11 a.m. in the upper church.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Divine Mercy Celebration, April 6-11, 2:45 p.m. Exposition, chaplet and St. Faustina intentions. Divine Mercy Sunday Mass, April 12, 2:30 p.m. Call 833-1010.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Monthly Healing Mass, April 6, 7:30 p.m. Call 627-2020.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Bereavement Support Group, April 6, 7 p.m. in the Aquinas Center. Call 253-4404 ext. 16.

St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights — Mini Brunch Alleluia Retreat, April 8, after 8:30 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, April 11, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Call 836-7200.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Spring Fair, April 11, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., and April 12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Carnival games, raffles, vendors and café. Bring unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Call 627-2020.

Assumption B.V.M., Brooklyn Heights — Memorial Mass for Sister Maria Klosterman, S.F.P., April 11, 11 a.m.

St. Saviour, Park Slope — Little Night Music, April 11, 7 p.m. Featuring: Mike Delouis, cantor. Blues, classical, jazz and adult contemporary. Free-will donation.

St. Jerome, East Flatbush — Troupe Eclat Choir’s 20th anniversary Jubilee Easter Concert, April 12, 6:30 p.m. Call Sherley, 347-932-1165.

Regina Opera Company, Sunset Park — 45th Anniversary Opera Concert, April 12, 3 p.m. in Our Lady of Perpetual Help auditorium. $12; $5 teens. Call 259-2772 or visit

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Divine Mercy Sunday Mass, April 12, 2:30 p.m. Celebrants: Msgr. Theo Joseph and Father Richard Bretone. Call 833-1010.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — Flea Market, April 12, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the center. Call 236-3312.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Traditional Latin Mass, April 12, 9:30 a.m. Missalettes with translation. Call Dorothy, 836-0804.

Holy Name of Jesus, Park Slope — Traditional Latin Mass: Divine Mercy Sunday, April 12, 5 p.m. Celebrant: Father James Massa. Call 768-3071.

Mary, Queen of Heaven, Old Mill Basin — Mercy Sunday Celebration, April 12, 1-3:30 p.m. Call 763-2330.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Women’s Book Club, April 13, 7:30 p.m. “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry” by G. Zevin. Call 836-7200.

Visitation Monastery, Bay Ridge — Praise and Worship Service, April 13, 7:30 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and laying on of hands. Call 474-7729.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Roaring ’20s Ladies Nights Out Card Party, April 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Rex Manor. $75, includes dinner and dancing. Call 375-2081.


St. Fidelis, College Point — Traditional Latin Mass, April 3, 7:15 a.m. Missalettes with translation. Call Darryl, 347-612-6853.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria – Reenactment of the Stations of the Cross in Procession, April 3, 12 p.m. Call 278-1834.

Incarnation, Queens Village — Outdoor Procession of the Stations of the Cross, April 3, 10 a.m.

St. Mary’s, Long Island City — Stations of the Cross in Silhouette, April 3, 7:30 p.m. Free. Email

Sacred Heart, Glendale — Blood Drive, April 3, 2-7 p.m. Donors receive free fish dinner courtesy of the K. of C. Call Chris, 917-474-9723.

Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park — Healing Mass, April 6, 8 p.m. Celebrant: Father Dario Betancourt. Confessions and rosary before Mass. Call 897-4444.

St. Anastasia, Douglaston — Healing Mass, April 7, 7 p.m. rosary, Mass and healing service. Celebrant: Father Fernando. Music: Tony Owen. Call 631-4454.

St. Josaphat, Bayside — Leisure Club Trip: Empire City Casino, April 8, 9:30 a.m. $25 ($15 in slots/food). To register, call Joy, 917-921-7631.

Sacred Heart, Bayside — Rosary Society Presentation, April 9, after 9 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — St. Pedro Poveda Teresian Association Meeting, April 11, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in lower church. Call 507-6517.

Our Lady of Grace, Howard Beach — A Night of Doo Wop, April 11, 7-11 p.m., featuring The Devotions.  $40, includes music, food, beer and wine. Sponsor: K. of C. Council No. 6194. Benefits St. Jude Children’s Hospital. For reservations, call Richard, 213-2599, or Lamondo, 646-267-8656.

St. Teresa, Woodside — French Film Festival with Msgr. Steven Ferrari, April 11, 6:15 p.m. in the parish center. Film: “My Father’s Glory.” Free. Call 784-2123.

Incarnation, Queens Village — Divine Mercy Sunday, April 12, 3 p.m. Adoration, prayer, chaplet.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Spring Sale, April 12, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. in St. Joseph’s Workshop. Handmade crafts and cakes. Call 821-6447.

St. Fidelis, College Point — Pastor Installation: Msgr. Denis Herron, April 12, 11:45 a.m. Mass with Bishop Chappetto. Call 445-6164.

St. Kevin, Flushing — Catholic Widows/Widowers Meeting, April 13, 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Call Augustine, 296-4642, or Nancy, 353-1045.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Traditional Latin Mass, April 14, 7 p.m. for respecting the culture of life. Call 821-6447.

St. Robert Bellarmine, Bayside — Pope Francis: An Alleluia Path of Love, April 14, 7:30 p.m. with Father Robert Lauder and Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

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