Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Aug. 20, 2016


Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Padre Pio Prayer Group, Aug. 20, 11 a.m. devotional prayers, Mass, rosary and relic veneration. Call 646-269-8008.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Aug. 26, 7-8 p.m. in St. Joseph’s Center. Call Judy, 748-1164.

St. Fortunata, East New York — African Community Retreat, Aug. 26, 6:30 p.m. Living a Balanced Christian, Family and Social Life; Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m. Christian Vocation: Call to Christian Unity and Love; and Aug. 28, 9 a.m. thanksgiving Mass. Call 647-2632.

Mary Queen of Heaven, Old Mill Basin — Charismatic Renewal Night of Praise and Worship, Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m. Theme: “Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy.” Call 377-4101.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Sept. 10, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Center. Call Judy, 748-1164.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, Sept. 10, 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker. Call Rosmary, 837-0477.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — A Night with Elvis starring Richie Santa, Sept. 10, 7 p.m. Tickets: $40, includes dinner, show and meet and greet. Wine and beer will be sold. Ages 21 and older. RSVP by Sept. 1. For tickets, call 627-2020.

K. of C. Columbus Council No. 126, Marine Park — 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the grotto at 3501 Nostrand Ave.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Book Club, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. in the rectory. Book: “The Immortal Irishman” by T. Egan. Call 998-2800.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Men’s Book Club, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. in the Msgr. Cavanagh Room. Book: “Rogue Lawyer,” by J. Grisham. Call 936-7200.

Our Lady of Good Counsel, Bedford-Stuyvesant — Monthly Mass in Garifuna, Sept. 15, 3 p.m. Call Jennifer, 347-406-8887.


Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village — Summer Rosary, every Tuesday, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the grotto. Light refreshments follow. Call 479-5111.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Food Pantry Collection, Aug. 20, 4:30-5:30 p.m., and Aug. 21, 8-11:30 a.m. Needed: cereal, tea, canned tuna, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter and jelly. Call 821-6447.

St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor — Memorial Prayer Service, Aug. 20, 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Chapel. For anyone who has recently lost a loved one. Light refreshments. Host: Bereavement Ministry. Call 634-6464.

St. Camillus, Rockaway Park — Blood Drive, Aug. 21, 8:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. Call 634-8229.

St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst — Feast of St. Bartholomew, Aug. 24, 7 p.m. Mass in English and Spanish. Homilist: Father Jim Cunningham. Reception follows. Call 424-5400.

St. Pius V, Jamaica — Street Fair, Aug. 27, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free admission, free buffet, games for children, music and dancing, barbecue, raffles. Call 739-3731.

Our Lady of the Cenacle, Richmond Hill — Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Pro-Life Mass and Prayer Vigil, Aug, 27, 7:30 a.m. Mass with Msgr. Philip Reilly followed by procession to nearby abortion mill. Call 291-2540.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — Filipino American Community Mass, Aug. 28. Call 507-6517.

Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park — First Wednesday Devotion to the Most Chaste Heart of St. Joseph, Sept. 7, 10:30 a.m. Exposition of the Blessed sacrament, rosary and 12 p.m. Mass.

St. Mel, Flushing — Mass of Dedication of Newly Renovated Church, Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m. Main celebrant: Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio. Homilist: Msgr. Kieran Harrington. In celebration of parish’s 75th anniversary. Call 886-0201.

St. Gerard Majella, Hollis — Encounter Mercy, Sept. 9, 7-9 p.m. Youth night of eucharistic adoration, praise and worship, confession and an opportunity to walk through the jubilee doors of mercy. Call 468-6565.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — St. Pedro Poveda Teresian Association Meeting, Sept. 10, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 507-6517.

St. Teresa, Woodside — Film Festival: The Greatest Movie Musicals, Sept. 10, 6:15 p.m. in the parish center. Film: “West Side Story.” Free. Call 784-2123.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village — St. Lorenzo Ruiz Feast Day, Sept. 10, 10 a.m. rosary and 10:30 a.m. Mass with Father Thomas Pettei. Sponsored by the Ministry to the Filipino Immigrants. Contact Fely, 917-669-3012, or Romy, 646-408-3576.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — 9/11 Memorial Concert, Sept. 11, 4 p.m. Choir will present Faure’s Requiem. Call 821-6447.

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