Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese Dec. 15


St. Gregory, Crown Heights — Mini Brunch Retreat: Jesus is Born, Dec. 15, 9:30 a.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Children Christmas Spectacular, Dec. 15, 5 p.m. Tickets: $40/adults; $10/children under age 12. Live Nativity, and meet Santa and his reindeer. Hosted by The Association of Figli Maria SS Addolorata.

St. Peter Catholic Academy, Bath Beach – Christmas Boutique. Dec. 15, 2 – 8 p.m. Dec. 16, 2 – 5 p.m.

Our Lady of Czestochowa – St. Casimir, Sunset Park — Pierogi and Bake Sale, Dec. 16, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

St. Mark, Sheepshead Bay — Russian Mass, Dec. 16, 7 p.m. Call Father Sergiy, 569-9455.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 16, After the 5:30 p.m. Mass.

Holy Family-St. Thomas Aquinas, Park Slope — Movie Matinee, Dec. 16, 3 p.m. Viewing Christmas Angel.

St. Ephrem, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Dec. 17, 7 p.m. Call Sister Ann 921- 9518.

Guardian Angel, Brighton Beach — Healing Advent Mass, Dec. 17, 7 – 9 p.m. Presider: Father Richard McAlear.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — Mass with Padre Pio’s Glove, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m.

St. Mark, Sheepshead Bay — Friendship Club Christmas Luncheon, Dec. 19, 1-4 p.m. at Anthony’s Place. Call 891-3100.

St. Anselm, Bay Ridge — Mass for the Advancement of the Culture of Life, Dec. 19, 11 a.m.

Holy Name of Jesus, Park Slope — New Years Eve Party, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Hot buffet, dinner, beer and wine. Games, crafts, and basketball for children. Tickets: $55/adults; $15/children. RSVP by Dec. 28. Call 768-3071.



St. Mel, Flushing — Defensive Driving Course, Dec. 15. Fee: $45. To register, call 886-0201.

Immaculate Conception, Jamaica Estates — Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 15, 5 p.m. Rosary procession; 5:30 p.m. bilingual Mass and potluck. Flowers for Blessed Mother.

American Martyrs, Bayside — Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 15, 10 a.m.

Our Lady of the Snows, Floral Park — Christmas Carol Procession, Dec. 15, 6 p.m. Free pony rides for children. Bring a flashlight and jingling bells.

Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills — Children’s Liturgy: The Gospel According to Puppets! Dec. 16, 10 a.m. Mass for children up to fourth grade.

Holy Trinity, Whitestone — Special Needs Mass, Dec. 16, 12:30 p.m. Call 746-1479.

St. Pius, Jamaica — The Glenn Mohr Chorale presents “Blessed Hope,” Dec. 16, 3 p.m.

Holy Family, Flushing — Christmas Concert, Dec. 16, 7 p.m. with adult and youth choir, Voices of Friendship singers and instrumental players.

St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst — Tagalog Mass, Dec. 16, 5 p.m.

St. Mary, Long Island City — Advent Concert, Dec. 16, 4 p.m.

Holy Family, Flushing — Advent Evening of Prayer, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. Presented by Sister Ave Clark O.P.

Immaculate Conception, Jamaica Estates — Christmas Concert, Dec. 18, 7 p.m.

St. Benedict the Moor, Jamaica — The Gift of Christmas Peace, Dec. 19, after 8:30 a.m. Mass Presented by Sister Ave Clark, O.P.

St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor — Christmas Concert featuring Irish tenor Anthony Kearns, Dec. 21. For more details, call 634-6464.

St. Fidelis, College Point — Traditional Latin Mass, Dec. 21, 7:15 a.m. Missalettes with translation available. Call Darryl Bolisay, 347-612-6853.

Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill — Prayer and Worship Event for Healing and Blessings, Dec. 22, 1-4 p.m. Email

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