Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: July 22, 2017


Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst —Adult Pilates Classes, July 18, and every summer Tuesday, 7:45 a.m. Free. Bring your own mat. To register, email

St. Brendan, Midwood — Free Summer Reading Program, for kindergarten through grade four students, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 5-7 p.m. in the Villani Center. Run by two local Girl Scouts. For details, call the rectory, 339-2828.

Visitation B.V.M., Red Hook — Personal Prayer Course: Prayer Opens the Door, July 21, 7 p.m.; and July 22-23, 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Call 347-461-5169.

Holy Family, Canarsie — Great Summer Concert, July 22, 7 p.m. in school auditorium. Featuring: Haitian tenor Isaacson Buteau. Tickets: $20, $25 at the door. Call 257-4423.

Bensonhurst Cluster Youth Ministry — Night Out to See the NY Yankees vs. Cincinnati Reds, July 25, 7 p.m. game. Free bus from St. Athanasius. Tickets: $40. Call/text 490-4469, or email

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Book Club, July 26, 7 p.m. in the convent. Book: “The Things We Keep” by Sally Kepworth. Call 236-0124.

St. Patrick, Fort Hamilton — Outdoor Movie Night: Grease, July 26, 7 p.m. Call 238-2600.

St. Columba, Marine Park — Thursday Night Movies, July 27, 7:30 p.m. in Msgr. Jolley Hall. Film: “Strange Cargo” (1940). Free. Bring lawn chair.

St. Bernard, Mill Basin — Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Feast, July 27-30, 6-11 p.m.; Mass and Procession, July 30, 3 p.m. Celebrant: Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto. Devotions, food, rides and games.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — Wrestling Two Years Later, July 28 in Msgr. Scanlan Center. Doors open 7:30 p.m. $15. Call 236-3312.

SS. Simon and Jude, Gravesend — Summertime BBQ Fundraiser, July 29, 12-9 p.m. in the church parking lot. Fun, food, music, sprinkler for kids, vendors and raffles. Call 375-9600.

Sacred Hearts – St. Stephen, Carroll Gardens — Family Movie Night Fundraiser, July 29, 7 p.m. kids sing-a-long; 8:10 p.m. movie begins in churchyard. Free. Food available for purchase.

St. Laurence, East New York — Flea Market, July 30, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Vendors: $20. Food for sale: pernil, roti, hamburgers and hotdogs. Call German Medina, 917-753-8216, or 649-0545.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Summer Outdoor Youth Program: International Night, Aug. 2, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mariachi Band, Italian music, pinata, pony rides, pasta, games. Toddlers to high school age. Fee: $5/child; parents/free. Email or call/text 490-4469.


SS. Joachim and Anne, Queens Village — Saints Joachim and Anne novena, July 17-25; feast, July 26. Call 465-0124.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village – Eucharistic Adoration, July 21, after 9 a.m. Mass. Ends with Benediction, 8:45 p.m.

St. Margaret, Middle Village — Maggie’s Little Theater presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, July 22, 28-29 at 8 p.m., and July 23 and 30 at 2:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Tickets: $20; $15 senior citizens; $12 children. Call 917-579-5389.

St. Mel, Flushing — St. Vincent de Paul Clothing Drive, July 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the parking lot. Good used clothing needed.

St. Thomas the Apostle, Woodhaven — Rummage Sale, July 22 and 23, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Msgr. Mulz Hall.

Our Lady of the Snows, North Floral Park — Blood Drive, July 23, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call 347-6070.

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Forest Hills — St. Vincent De Paul Clothing Drive, July 23, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

St. Clare, Rosedale — Summer Food Drive, through July 23. Non-perishable items may be left in baskets located throughout the church.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village — Blood Drive, July 23, 8:15 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Stewart Hall. Mets tickets given to donors on first come, first served basis. Call 479-5111.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village — Rosary by the Grotto, July 25, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m., and every Tuesday through August.

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Forest Hills — St. John Vianney Novena, July 27 – Aug. 4.

Sisters of Mercy Convent, Whitestone — Outdoor Prayer Service to Promote Nonviolence, July 29, 2 p.m. at 22-04 Parsons Blvd. For more details, email

Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park — Flea Market, July 30, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the field. Tables: $30. Vendors welcome. Call 897-4444.

Our Lady of Grace, Howard Beach — Annual Family Festival, Aug. 2-6. Rides, games, food and entertainment. Call 843-6218.

Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill — HCJ Teen Drama Group presents Disney’s “Beauty and The Beast,” Aug. 3, 7 p.m.; Aug. 4 and 5, 8 p.m.; and Aug. 6, 3 p.m. Tickets: $12; $10 children and seniors. Email
Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills — Blood Drive, Aug. 6, 8:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. Call 268-6143.

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