Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Feb. 13, 2016


St. James Cathedral, Downtown Brooklyn — Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Pro-Life Mass and Prayer Vigil, Feb. 13, 7:30 a.m. Call 853-2789.

St. Gregory the Great, Crown Heights — Mini Lent Brunch-Lunch Retreat, Feb. 13, 9:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Traditional Latin Mass, Feb. 14, 9:30 a.m. Missalettes with translation available. Call Dorothy, 836-0804 or Joan, 238-7280.

Our Lady of Good Counsel, Bedford-Stuyvesant — Monthly Mass in Garifuna, Feb. 14, 3 p.m. Call Jennifer, 347-406-8887 or Dr. Sentino, 574-4855.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Lenten Retreat: Having Mercy, Feb. 16, 23, March 8,15, 22, 1 p.m. Presenter: Sister Ann Martha Ondreicka, O.P., $5 per session. Call 921-9518.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Healing Mass, Feb. 19. Call 998-2800.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Feb. 19, 7-8 p.m. in St. Joseph Center. Call Judy, 748-1164.

Holy Cross, Flatbush — English Charismatic Prayer Group Day of Prayer: “Merciful Like the Father,” Feb. 20, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Speaker: Sister Pat Lucas, C.S.J. $7. Brown bag lunch. Call Sandra, 856-1471, or Louise, 462-5921.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Barbara Datillo Memorial Youth Concert, Feb. 20, 7 p.m. in Father Cutrone Gym. Broadway, pop and sacred music. With Youth Choir from Our Lady of Grace, Howard Beach. Raffles. Free admission. Call 917-836-4985.

Our Lady of Mercy, Brownsville — Gospel Concert and Brunch, Feb. 20, 11 a.m. Call 345-2604.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Padre Pio Prayer Group, Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m. prayers, 11 a.m. Mass, rosary and relic veneration. Call 646-269-8008.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Pilgrimage to the Holy Doors of Brooklyn and Queens, Feb. 20, 7:30 a.m. departure. Cost: $30, $65 includes dinner. Call 253-4404.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Learning about the Traditional Latin Mass, Ember Sunday, Feb. 20, 12 p.m. followed by Missa Cantata (sung Traditional Latin Mass) at 1 p.m. Call 624-5122.

St. John Paul II House of Discernment, Cypress Hills — Evening of Fraternity, for men considering the priesthood, Feb. 22, 5-7 p.m. Prayer, dinner and conversation. Contact: 827-2454 or

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — Mass in Honor of Padre Pio, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. with Padre Pio’s glove. Call 236-3312.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Bereavement Support Group, six weeks, Mondays, Feb. 22-April 4. To attend, call Sister Ann, 921-9518.

St. Mark, Sheepshead Bay — Lenten Vespers, Feb. 23-25, 7 p.m. Talk: “Living a Life of Joy by Following Christ,” presented by Jim Ryan. Call 891-3100.

St. Joseph H.S., Downtown Brooklyn — Calvary Hospital’s Family Movie Night: “The Lion King,” Feb. 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. RSVP to Lynne at 518-2173.

Resurrection, Gerritsen Beach — “Come Holy Spirit,” a youth conference and retreat for Confirmandi and young adults, Feb. 27, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. with Father Alonzo Cox, Michael Mekako. Sponsored by the diocesan Charismatic Renewal. Fee: $15 per youth. Call 377-4101.

Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst — Gift Auction/Card Party, March 3, 7-11 p.m. at Dyker Beach Golf Course. $50 per person. For tickets, or to make a donation, contact Lorraine Macca, 236-6363 ext. 246.

Midwood Catholic Academy, Flatlands — Radio Bingo, March 4, 6:30 p.m. $25, bring your dancing shoes. Call Danielle or Nicole, 377-1800.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, March 5, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Center. Call Judy, 748-1164.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — St. Patrick-St. Joseph Show, March 6, 2 p.m. Featuring Anthony Kearns. Call 836-7200.



Corpus Christi, Woodside — Night of Praise and Worship, Feb. 12, 7 p.m. with Nancy Arkin. Sponsored by the diocesan Charismatic Renewal. Call 377-4101.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Astoria — Choral Concert, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m. with Amuse Singers, performing Renaissance music of Byrd, Dufay and others. Suggested donation: $20, $15 seniors.

Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park — Valentine’s Dinner Dance, Feb. 13, 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Tickets: $25 adult; $10 teens, ages 13-18. Call 897-4444.

St. Teresa, Woodside — Italian Film Festival, Feb. 13, 6 p.m. in the parish center. Free. Film: “Cinema Paradiso.”

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — St. Pedro Poveda Teresian Association Meeting, Feb. 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 507-6517.

St. Joseph, Jamaica — “An Instigator of Peace,” a revival in honor of Black History Month, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m. with Father Freddy Washington, C.S.Sp. Call 774-3806.

Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston — Black History Month Mass of Thanksgiving with Bishop Fernand Cheri, O.F.M., auxiliary of New Orleans, Feb. 14, 4 p.m. Theme: “An Instigator of Peace.” Call 774-3806 or

St. Clement Pope, Jamaica — Valentine’s Day Dance, Feb. 14, 7 – 11 p.m. Organized by the Rosary Society and the Ladies Auxiliary for the Knights of Peter Claver. $20, $10 children under 12. Call Delores Haynes 322-8863 or Jackie Chandler 347-724-0535.

Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village — Lenten Reflections, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, March 1 and March 8, after 9 a.m. Mass and at 7 p.m. Film and conversation. Call 429-5438.

Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village — Lenten Series with Bishops and Vicar, Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. Mass with Father Thomas Pettei, vicar for Queens. Call 429-5438.

Our Lady of Light, St. Albans — Men’s Spiritual Retreat, Feb. 19-21, Greymoor Retreat Center, Garrison, N.Y. $150. Call Deacon Taylor, 723-9722.

Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston — National Council of Catholic Women, Brooklyn Council, Biennial Communion Luncheon in celebration of the Year of Mercy, Feb. 20, 11 a.m. $35. All welcome. Call 446-8849.

American Martyrs, Bayside — Defensive Driving Course, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $45. To register, call 631-360-9720.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Collection Drive for Parish Food Pantry, Feb. 20, 4:30 – 6 p.m. and Feb. 21, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Needed: rice, peanut butter, pasta, pasta sauce, cereal and canned tuna. Call 821-6447.

St. Clare, Rosedale — Celebration of African American History, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. Includes refreshments, music and programs. Organized by the church’s Family Life Committee. Call 341-1018.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Faith and Film: “War Room,” Feb. 20, 6 p.m. in the school. Light refreshments. Call 821-6447.

St. Joan of Arc, Jackson Heights — Rosary Society Lenten Reflection, Feb. 21 after 10:30 a.m. Mass, with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 672-4758.

Holy Trinity, Whitestone — Special Needs Mass, Feb. 21, 12:30 p.m. Celebrant: Father Joseph Gibino. ASL interpreter. Hospitality follows. Call 767-0095.

St. Sebastian, Woodside — Bishop Barron’s Word on Fire Video Series: “The Mystery of God,” Part 6, The God Who is Love, Feb. 21, 4 p.m. in the parish center. Call 646-734-8958.

St. Clare, Rosedale — African American History through Quilting, Feb. 21, 12:30 p.m. Presenter: Geraldine Hazel. Organized by the church’s Family Life Committee. Call 341-1018.

St. Josaphat, Bayside — Leisure Club Trip to Empire Yonkers Casino, Feb. 24, 9:30 a.m. $25 (get back $10 and $5 for food). For reservations, call Joy, 917-921-7631.

Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills — Creative Ministries presents ‘The Journey, Cross and Crucifixion,” Feb. 26, 8 p.m. Free-will offering. All welcome. Call 268-6143.

Holy Family, Flushing — Defensive Driving Course, Feb. 27, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Cost: $45. To register, call 631-360-9720.

Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village — Anointing of the Sick Mass, Feb. 27, 1 p.m. light refreshments after Mass. Call 429-5438.

Holy Cross, Maspeth — Project Andrew, Feb. 28, 3-6 p.m. Host: Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski. To RSVP, call 827-2454 or email

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

Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills — Blood Drive, Feb. 28, 8:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. in the parish hall. Call 268-6143.

St. Mary Star of the Sea, Far Rockaway — Black History Month Movie Event: “Bakhita: From Slave to Saint,” Feb. 28, 2:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Call 327-1133 ext. 10.

St. Mel, Flushing — Lenten Evening of Prayer and Music: “I Choose Peace, A Time to Heal,” March 1, 7 p.m. Led by Paul Alexander. All welcome. Call Denise, 461-9840.

Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village — Lenten Series with Bishops and Vicar, March 2, 7:30 p.m. Mass with Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez. Call 429-5438.

Little Sisters of the Poor, Queens Village — Irish Night, March 3, 7-11 p.m. at Antun’s, Queens Village. Tickets: $55. Music: Alex Basile and Irish Mist. Donny Golden School of Irish Dance. Raffles. Benefits residents at Queen of Peace Residence. Call 464-1800.

Holy Family, Flushing — Voice of Friendship Singers Concert, March 5, 7 p.m. Tickets: $20. Call Oscar, 917-576-2175 or Sonia, 917-518-5212.

St. Margaret, Middle Village — Defensive Driving Course, March 5, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Cost: $45. To register, call 326-1911.

St. Margaret, Middle Village — Annual St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance, March 5, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. Price: $45 per ticket, includes dancing dinner, wine, beer, soda, dessert, coffee and tea. Music by Cunningham Bros. Tickets in advance only. For tickets, call Maureen, 917-589-6804.

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — Blood Drive, March 6, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call 347-6070.

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