Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Dec. 24, 2016


St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights —Friendship Club, Dec. 28 and every Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Call 833-1010.

St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights — Mini Brunch Christmas Retreat, Dec. 28, after 8:30 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

Visitation B.V.M., Red Hook — Healing Mass, Dec. 30, 7 p.m. Call 624-1572.

Holy Family, Canarsie — Feast of the Holy Family, Dec. 30, 9 a.m. Mass, 6:34 p.m. bilingual Mass. Call 257-4423.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — New Year’s Eve Celebration, Dec. 31, 11 p.m. Mass and party. Tickets: $10/person; $25/family of four. DJ, refreshments. For tickets, call 253-4404.

Holy Name of Jesus, Park Slope — New Year Party, Dec. 31. 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. in the school. Dinner, beer, wine. Games for children $55/adult, $15/child. One free child ticket with every adult ticket. Call 347-383-2179.

Divine Mercy, Greenpoint/Williamsburg — Young Adult Potluck Dinner, Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. in St. Cecilia Rectory. For details, email

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Bensonhurst — Our Lady of the Clouds: Mother of the Absent Ecuadorian, Jan. 1, 2 p.m. Spanish Mass and procession. Celebrant: Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez. Folk dances. Call 236-8300.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Traditional Latin Mass, Jan. 1 and every Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Missalettes with translation. Call Dorothy, 836-0804 or Joan, 238-7280.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Exploring the Sunday Readings, Jan 5, and every Thursday at 10 a.m. in the spirituality center. Call 921-9518.

Three Kings Parade, Williamsburg — 20th annual Three Kings Parade, Jan. 8, 3 p.m. Begins at the intersection of Meeker and Graham avenues.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Bereavement Support Group, Jan. 9 and Jan. 16, 7 p.m. Call 921-9518.

Most Precious Blood, Bath Beach —Young Adult Ministry Retreat, Jan. 14-15. Theme: “A Sign of the Times.” $10, includes room and board. Email or text/call 347-247-3355.

Our Lady of Miracles, Canarsie — 2,000 Hail Marys, Jan. 21, begins at 7:30 a.m. Call Cheryl 646-474-8126 or Yolene, 812-8200.


Ascension, Elmhurst — Simbang Gabi, Christmas novena of Masses, through Dec. 23, 7 p.m. Call 335-2626.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — Simbang Gabi, Christmas novena of Masses, through Dec. 23, 7 p.m. Call 507-6517.

Ascension, Elmhurst – Santo Nino Novena Masses: Dec. 25, Jan. 1 and Jan. 8 at 5 p.m. Call 335-2626.

Mary’s Nativity, Flushing — Queensboro Symphony Orchestra Concert, Dec. 29, 8 p.m. Free-will offering.

St. Mel, Flushing — Closing Mass of Gratitude for the parish’s 75th anniversary, Dec. 31, 5 p.m. Call 886-0201.

St. Sebastian, Woodside — Chosen Young Adult Ministry’s New Year Kick-off Party, Jan. 5, 7 p.m. Speaker: Father Carlos Velasquez. For details, call 429-4442 ext. 221.

St. Joseph the Worker Residence, Jamaica Estates — The Seeker’s Retreat for Young Adults, Jan. 7, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Hosted by the Sisters of St. Joseph. Cost: $45. Email Sister Marie Mackey at

St. Pancras, Glendale — Living Nativity and Mass, Jan. 7, 8:30 a.m. Host: St. Pio and St. Joseph Prayer Groups.

Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill — Teen Drama Fundraising Event, Jan. 7, 7:45 p.m. $5 at the door.

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — Epiphany Concert, Jan. 8, 3 p.m.

St. Josaphat, Bayside — Christmas Dinner Dance, Jan. 8, 1-6 p.m. Cost: $30 adults. Cocktail hour, dinner, dessert, wine and beer. Music by Dennis Polisky and Maestro’s Mens Polka Band. Advance tickets only. Call 229-1663.

Bishop Molloy Retreat House, Jamaica — Day of Recollection, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Presentation, confession, Mass and lunch. Theme: “Laudato Si’” $35. Call 739-1229.

St. Joan of Arc, Jackson Heights — Young Adult Holy Hour, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m. For details, email

St. Teresa, Woodside — Film Festival: “The King and I,” Jan. 14, 6:15 p.m. with Msgr. Steven Ferrari. Free.

St. Pius X, Rosedale — Dinner Dance, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m. Age 21 and up. Tickets: $60 each, $100 for two. Last day for tickets: Jan. 5. Call 525-9099.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — Teresian Association St. Pedro Poveda Prayer Meeting, Jan. 14, 11 a.m. Call 507-6517.

Holy Trinity, Whitestone — Special Needs Mass, Jan 15, 12:30 p.m. ASL. Call 767-0095.

Ascension, Elmhurst – Santo Nino Feast, Jan. 15, 3 p.m. procession, novena prayers and Mass. All welcome. Call 335-2626.

St. Margaret, Middle Village — Winter Brooklyn Catholic Youth Day, Jan. 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Theme: “The Greatest of These Is Love.” RSVP by Jan. 13. Email or call 965-7300 ext. 5416.

Little Sisters of the Poor, Queens Village — GermanFest, Jan. 26, 7-11 p.m. at Hempstead Golf and Country Club. Benefits Queen of Peace Residence. Call 464-1800.