Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Feb. 18, 2017


Divine Mercy, Greenpoint/ Williamsburg — JDV “Organic” Young Adult Fellowship, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis of Paola.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Exploring the Sunday Readings, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. Call 921-9518.

St. Mark, Sheepshead Bay — Youth 2000 NY: Face to Face Retreat, Feb. 17-19. Call 891-3100 or Michael Davis, 347-574-1828.

St. Patrick, Bay Ridge — Teaching and Exposition of Sacred Relics, Feb. 18, 5 p.m. Mass, 6:15 p.m. presentation by Father Carlos Martins.

St. Martin de Porres, Bedford-Stuyvesant — Charismatic Healing Mass, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Victory. Celebrant: Father Michael Joy Akposu.

St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights — Mini Brunch Retreat: Prepare for Lent, Feb. 22, after 8:30 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

Theology on Tap, Prospect Heights — Walking by Faith, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. at The Vanderbilt. Presenter: Deacon Philip Franco.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Feb. 24, 7-8 p.m. Call 748-1164.

Holy Cross, Flatbush — Catholic Charismatic Day of Fast and Prayer, Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m. Speaker: Father John Maduri. Msgr. Joseph Malagreca will lead eucharistic adoration. Multilingual event. Call 377-4101.

Visitation B.V.M., Red Hook — Healing Mass, Feb. 24, 7 p.m.

Divine Mercy, Greenpoint/Williamsburg — JDV Cafe con Cristo Young Adult Fellowship, Feb. 25, 7-9 p.m. at St. Francis of Paola.

Our Lady of Refuge, East Flatbush/Midwood — Organ and Tenor Recital: Johann Vexo and Damien Riviere, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. Free-will offering. Donations accepted for organ fund.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Movie Night with Father Vincent, Feb. 27, 7 p.m. in church basement. Film: “The Bishop’s Wife.” Free popcorn.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Lenten Retreat: “The Journey: My Encounter with Jesus,” Tuesdays, Feb. 28 – April 4 at 1 p.m. Offering per session: $5. Call 921-9518.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns’ Annual Youth Lock-In, March 3-4. Youth rally, live band, youth bake-off, guest speakers, dinner, games, movie, pancake breakfast and more. $25 donation. Call 774-3806.

St. Martin de Porres, Bedford-Stuyvesant — Lenten Parish Mission, March 4-5 at weekend Masses, and March 6-8, 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Victory. Led by Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. Call 574-5772.

Holy Name of Jesus Church, Park Slope — Traditional Latin Mass for the First Sunday of Lent, March 5, 5 p.m. Celebrant: Father Tomasz Shepanzyk.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Parish Mission: 2TIM4 Ministries, March 5-7. Speakers: Dan and Carol Dirkes. Call 627-2020.


Heart to Heart Ministry Residence, Bayside — Holy Video and Discussion, Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m. Call 428-2471.

The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates — Project Myriam, for young women discerning a religious vocation, Feb. 18, 7-9 p.m. Call 827-2454.

Incarnation, Queens Village – Movie and Discussion: “A Man For All Seasons,” Feb. 19, 2 p.m. with Father Robert Lauder. Call 465-8534.

Holy Trinity, Whitestone — Special Needs Mass, Feb. 19, 12:30 p.m. ASL. Call 767-0095.

Heart to Heart Ministry Residence, Bayside — Brunch Prayer: Living Beatitude of Comfort, Feb. 21, 9:45-11 a.m. Call 428-2471.

St. Josaphat, Bayside — Casino Trip: Empire City Yonkers, Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m. Cost: $25 (Get back $10 in coin, $5 in food). For reservations, call Joy, 917-921-7631.

St. Gregory the Great, Bellerose — “Don’t Judge a Play By Its Title: A Funsical,” Feb. 23-25 at 8 p.m., and Feb. 26, 2 p.m. Presented by St. Gregory’s Theater Group. Call 989-2451.

Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills — Blood Drive, Feb. 26, 8:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. in the parish hall.

St. Josaphat, Bayside — Catholic Spanish Charismatic Prayer Group’s Afternoon of Praise and Worship, Feb. 26 after 12 p.m. Mass. With Osvaldo Fernandez. Music: Adonai Ministry. Free admission. Call 516-451-5460.

Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park — Devotion to the Most Chaste Heart of St. Joseph, March 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Confession, exposition, praises to St. Joseph, rosary, petitions and benediction.

Bishop Molloy Retreat House, Jamaica — Ash Wednesday Day of Recollection, March 1, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with presentation, confession, Mass and lunch. Presenter: Father Jim O’Shea, C.P. Theme: “Remember You Are Dust.” $35. Call 739-1229.

Little Sisters of the Poor, Queens Village — American Bandstand, March 2, 7-11 p.m. at Antun’s. Benefits Queen of Peace Residence. Call 464-1800.

Cathedral Seminary House of Formation, Douglaston — Jeremiah Project: High School Discernment Group, March 3-4. Fraternity and prayer. Contact 827-2454 or

St. Margaret, Middle Village — Irish Night Celebration, March 4, 7 p.m. Traditional Irish dinner with beer and wine, coffee and dessert. Entertainment: The Cunningham Brothers. Tickets: $45 per person. Contact Susan, 718-417-3103 or Maureen, 917-589-6804.

Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village — Anointing of the Sick Mass, March 4, 1 p.m. Refreshments. Call 429-5438.

St. Kevin, Flushing — Concert: Healing Songs of Hope, March 5, 3 p.m. Featuring Daniel Rodriguez, Marla Kavanaugh and Frank Rendo. $20. Call 357-8888.

Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston — Witness to Mercy, sponsored by Catholic Charities, March 11, 9 a.m. Day of reflection and Mass for those who minister to the homebound. Call 718-722-6000 ext. 6458.

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