Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Dec. 19, 2015


Most Precious Blood, Bath Beach — Advent Mission: “Mary’s Love,” Dec. 17, 11 a.m. Presenter: Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park — Bible Study: Mary, The Star of Advent, Dec. 18, 11 a.m. in the sacristy. Led by Father John Murray, C.Ss.R. Bring your Bibles.

Visitation B.V.M., Red Hook — Healing Mass, Dec. 18, 7 p.m. Call 624-1572.

St. Columba Church, Marine Park — Christmas Concert, Dec. 19 after the 5 p.m. Mass. Featuring the parish choir and school of music. In memory of John Agresto and deceased members of the Men’s Club. Call 253-0759.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Learning about the Traditional Latin Mass, Dec. 19, 12 p.m. followed by Missa Cantata (sung Traditional Latin Mass) at 1 p.m. Call 624-5122.

St. Agnes, Cobble Hill — Sounds on Sackett Concert Series: Christmas Songs in English, Spanish and French, Dec. 20, 4 p.m. with special performances by Juliana Fazzone and Christian Branch. Free. Call 625-1717.

St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights — Mini Christmas Retreat, Dec. 23, after 8:30 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Traditional Latin Mass, Dec. 27, 9:30 a.m. Missalettes with translation available. Call Dorothy, 836-0804, or Joan, 238-7280.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — New Year’s Eve Celebration, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Dinner and dancing. $40. For tickets, call 236-3312.

Holy Name of Jesus, Windsor Terrace — New Year’s Eve Celebration, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. – 1 a.m., $55 includes one adult, one child, hot buffet, champagne toast and more. Call 347-383-2179.

St. Patrick, Bay Ridge — World Apostolate of Fatima, Brooklyn-Queens, Jan. 3, after 12:30 p.m. Mass. Call 238-2600.

Visitation Monastery, Bay Ridge — Praise and Worship Service, Jan. 4, 7:30 p.m. with exposition and laying on of hands in Visitation Chapel. Call 474-PRAY(7729).

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Bereavement Support Group, six-week session, Mondays, Jan. 4-Feb. 8, in the spirituality center. To attend, call Sister Ann, 921-9518.

Diocesan Offices, Park Slope — Winter Youth and Young Adult Minister Convocation, Jan. 7, 6:30 p.m. dinner and presentation. Theme: “Disciple Building Youth Ministry.” Presenter: Tom East. RSVP by Dec. 20. Contact Christine Georgi at

Resurrection, Gerritsen Beach — Charismatic Renewal Night of Praise and Worship, Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker: Father Dwayne Davis. Music: Revelation 23. Call 377-4104.

Our Lady of Miracles, Canarsie — 2,000 Hail Marys, Jan. 16, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 257-2400.



St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — Simbang Gabi, daily through Dec. 23, 6:30 p.m. rosary and 7 p.m. Mass in upper church. Call 507-6517.

Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, Bayside — Movie and Discussion: “The Star of Bethlehem – Real or Myth,” with Father Mark Matthias, Dec. 17, 7 p.m., and Dec. 20, 1:30 p.m., in the auditorium. Free.

Mary’s Nativity-St. Ann, Flushing — Lectio Divina Group Meeting, Dec. 18, 9:30 a.m. at St. Ann Church. Call 359-5996.

Heart to Heart Ministry, Bayside — Holy Video Friday, Dec. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Flea Market, Dec. 20, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the parish hall. Vendor tables: $25. For details or to reserve a table, call 628-0398 or 610-9892.

Holy Trinity, Whitestone — Special Needs Mass, Dec. 20, 12:30 p.m. Celebrant: Father Joseph Gibino. ASL interpreter. Hospitality follows. Call 767-0095.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Faith and Film: “The Bells of St. Mary’s,” Dec. 20, 6 p.m. in the school. Movie and discussion. Light refreshments. Call 821-6447.

St. Mary’s Church, Long Island City — Christmas Pageant, Dec. 20, 10:30 a.m. in church. Featuring children of the religious education program. Free. Call 786-0705 or visit

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Christmas Concert, Dec. 20, 3 p.m. in celebration of the life of the late pastor, Msgr. Peter Zendzian. All welcome.

St. Sebastian, Woodside — Bishop Robert Barron Video Series: “The Mystery of God,” part four, Dec. 20, 4 p.m. in the parish center. Call 646-734-8958.

St. Mel, Flushing — Christmas Concert from Italy, sponsored by St. Mel’s and Radio Maria, with Chiara Luppi and Massimo Sattolin, Dec. 20, 4 p.m. Free. Call 886-0201.

St. Mary, Long Island City — Christmas Eve Festival of Lessons and Carols, Dec. 24, 9:30 p.m. and leading into the 10 p.m. Christmas Mass. Call 786-0705.

St. Mary, Long Island City — Epiphany Procession, Jan. 2, 5 p.m., and Jan. 3, 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. Adults re-enacting the visit of the Three Kings. Call 786-0705.

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — Epiphany Concert, Jan. 3, 3 p.m. Call 347-6070.

Mary’s Nativity-St. Ann, Flushing — Lectio Divina Group Meeting, Jan. 8, 9:15 a.m. at St. Ann Church. Call 359-5996.

Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills — First String Players presents “All in the Timing,” Jan. 8 and 9 at 7 p.m., and Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. Produced by Paul Morisi. Directed by Stef Morisi. Tickets: $10. Call 268-6143.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — St. Pedro Poveda Teresian Association Meeting, Jan. 9, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call 507-6517.

Heart to Heart Ministry, Bayside — New Year of Mercy Lunch and Celebration Prayer, Jan. 9, 12-3 p.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

St. Josaphat, Bayside — Christmas Dinner Dance, Jan. 10, 1-6 p.m. $30, includes music by DJ Gary, dinner, wine and soda. Call Sue, 229-1663 or Elizabeth, 746-0296.

St. Mary, Long Island City — Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Pro-Life Mass and Prayer Vigil, Jan. 16, 7:30 a.m. Call 853-2789.

Holy Trinity, Whitestone — Special Needs Mass, Jan. 17, 12:30 p.m. ASL interpreter. Call 767-0095.

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