Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Aug. 25, 2018


Our Lady of the Presentation-Mercy, Brownsville — Annual Retreat, Aug. 25, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Our Lady of Mercy parish. Includes breakfast and lunch. All welcome. Call 346-3166.

Our Lady of the Presentation-Mercy, Brownsville — “How to Give a Talk” Growth Seminar by Wendy Rutherford, Aug. 25, 10 a.m.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Book Club, Aug. 29, 7 p.m. in convent. Book: “Home,” by Harlan Coben.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Charismatic Prayer Group meeting at Prayer Garden. Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m. Call 998-2800.

St. Columba, Marine Park — Thursday Summer Movies, Aug. 30, 7:30 p.m. in Msgr. Jolley Hall. Film: “Into the West” (PG). Free. Call 253-8840.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Aug. 31, 7-8 p.m. Call Judy, 748-1164.

St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint — 79th Anniversary Mass of Nazi Invasion of Poland, Sept. 2, 11:30 a.m.

Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush — Sundays at Six Mass with Young Professionals, Sept. 2, 6 p.m. Email

St. Matthew’s, Crown Heights — Caribbean Carnival Celebration, Catholic J’ouvert, Sept. 2, 2:30 p.m. Celebrant: Bishop Neil E. Tiedemann.

St. Matthew’s, Crown Heights — Labor Day Mass. Sept. 3, 9:30 a.m. with procession to follow on Eastern Parkway.

St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint — Healing Mass in Polish, Sept. 2, 1 p.m.

St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint — Eucharistic Adoration for Vocations in Polish, Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Back to School BBQ, Sept. 8, 12-7 p.m. in church parking lot. Call 375-2081.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — Flea Market, Sept. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call: 236-3312

Most Precious Blood, Gravesend — Young Adult Fellowship, Sept. 9, 5 p.m. Dinner begins 5:45 p.m. Email

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Back to School Mass, BBQ and Backpack Blessing, Sept. 9, 11:30 a.m.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Men’s Book Club, Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m. “Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare,” by Giles Milton

St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint — Miss Polonia and Junior Miss Polonia Sashing, Sept. 14, 7 p.m. Cocktail hour, dinner, and dancing. Location: Princess Manor. $125 Donation.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Women’s Book Club, Sept. 17, 1 p.m. Book: “Little Fires Everywhere,” by Celeste Ng.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Father Devlin’s Book Club, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. Book: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” by Betty Smith.

Brooklyn Jesuit Prep, Prospect Heights — “Larry Kirwan: Ireland – A History in Song” show at Xavier H.S., Manhattan, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m. $25 pp.

St. Patrick’s, Bay Ridge — Parish Fall Feast, Sept. 21, 6 p.m. Featuring the band Hello Brooklyn.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Antique Car Show, Sept. 22, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Trophies, food and music. Register: $20/car and $15/motorcycle. Proceeds benefit church.

St. Fortunata, East New York — Flea Market, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the parking lot. Rain date: Sept. 30. Vendor space: $25; $30 with table. No food vendors. Call 647-2632.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Food Meet Fashion sponsored by the Msgr. Cafiero Columbiettes, Sept. 23, 1-4 p.m. in the Father Cutrone Gym. $40, $15 for age 10 years and under. Call 375-2081.

St. Thomas the Aquinas, Flatlands — Disco Party, Sept. 29, 7 p.m.

Holy Name, Windsor Terrace — Zac Brown Tribute Band Concert, Sept. 29, 8-11 p.m. in Shepherd’s Hall.

St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint — Parish Picnic, Sept. 30, 12 to 5 p.m. Polish and American food, music, games and rides.

St. Boniface Oratory Church, Downtown Brooklyn — Joan Sexton Memorial Women in the Church, Sept. 30, 1–3 p.m. Main speaker: Sister Joan Chittister, O.S.B. Email

St. John the Baptist, Bedford-Stuyvesant — International Festival, Sept. 30, 1–2 p.m. Call 455-6864.


Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village – Blessing of the Backpacks, Aug. 25, after each weekend Mass.

Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill — Spiritual Workshop: The Power of Hope, Aug 25, 1-4 p.m. in Leonard Center. Teaching, praise and rosary. To attend, email Projects

St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica — Zumba Fitness, Aug. 25, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. $7 donation. Call 969-3226

St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica — Family Paint Night, Aug. 25, 7 p.m. $50 includes one parent and teen. $40/adults. Proceeds go to church.

Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill — Our Lady of Knock Festival and Barbecue, Aug. 26, 1 – 5 p.m. $10/adults, $5/kids. Hosted by K. of C Morris Park.

Presentation B.V.M., Jamaica — Pro-Life Mass, Aug. 26, 7 a.m.

Presentation B.V.M., Jamaica — Beato Romero Food Sale, Aug. 27, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. in O’Brien Hall.

St. Mary Magdalene, Springfield Gardens — Haitian Literacy Course, Aug. 27, 29, 31. 7-8:30 p.m. Call 949-4311.

St. Gregory the Great, Bellerose — Seniors Meeting, Aug. 28, 1 – 4 p.m.

St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor — Morning Mass on the Beach, Sept. 2, 9 a.m. on Beach 129th St. Bring a beach chair. Call 634-6464.

Sacred Heart of Jesus, Bayside —Bereavement Support Group, Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m. Meet the first Tuesday of the month. Call Sister Kathleen, 224-5695.

Ascension, Elmhurst — Rosary Making, Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m.

St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica — Dinner Dance and Prayer for World Peace, Sept. 8, 7 p.m. in Tolentine Hall. Donation: $25. Semi-formal attire. Call 969-3226

St. John Vianney, Flushing — Indoor Flea Market, Sept. 8, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Vendors wanted. Call 762-7920.

St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst — World Youth Day 2019 Flea Market and Fundraiser, Sept. 9.

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — St. Vincent de Paul Clothing Drive, Sept. 15, all day.

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — Blessing of School Backpacks, Sept. 16, 9:30 a.m. Mass.

SSND Educational Center, Woodhaven — Harvest Wine and Cheese, Sept. 16, 3-6 p.m. Call 738-0588.

St. Bonaventure-St. Benedict the Moor, Jamaica — Young Adult Ministry Paint Night, Sept. 22, 6:30 pm. Call 646-750-1453.

St. Pancras, Glendale – St. Padre Pio Celebration, Sept. 23, 4 p.m. with Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez. Procession to follow.

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