Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: March 21, 2015


Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Healing Mass, March 20, 7:30 p.m. Celebrant: Father John Maduri. Rosary at 7:10 p.m. Call 998-2800.

St. Columba, Marine Park — Spring Fest: Raffle Night Card Party, March 20, 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Ladies’ Guild. Donation: $20, includes chips, pretzels, cookies, soda, coffee and tea. Age 18 and older. For tickets, call Rose, 627-4247 or Mary, 339-0692 or Loretta, 252-9238.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park – Pro-Life Mass, March 20, 7:30 p.m. Call 492-9200.

St. Saviour, Park Slope – “No Greater Love” performed by the Xavier Company, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. in church. A vibrant musical drama that celebrates the Passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Free-will donation.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Back to the ’70s Dance, March 20. Call 375-2081 for details.

St. Patrick School, Bay Ridge — Annual Barn Dance, March 21, 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Donation: $55 adult; $25 youth. Full buffet, raffles, prizes, artwork, jewelry. For tickets, call Father Bretone, 636-3584 or Teresa, 876-9361.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Easter Egg Hunt, March 21, 1-3 p.m. in the schoolyard. Pictures with the Easter Bunny, 3-5 p.m. $5 each. For details, call Mary Ann, 376-8294, or Joanne, 619-9994.

St. Mark School, Sheepshead Bay — Casino Royale Card Party, March 21, 10:30 a.m. Tickets: $25, includes lunch. Call 332-9304.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Learning about the Traditional Latin Mass, March 21, 12 p.m. followed by Missa Cantata (sung Traditional Latin Mass) at 1 p.m. Call 624-5122.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — 1,000 Hail Marys, March 21 and every third Saturday of the month. Call 253-4404.

St. Stanislaus Kostka Academy, Greenpoint — Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, March 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Admission: $10. Hot food. Face painting. For details, call 383-1970.

Holy Name of Jesus, Park Slope — Traditional Latin Mass, Passion Sunday, March 22, 5 p.m. with Father Stephen Saffron. Gregorian Chant Scola. Call 768-3071.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend – Installation of New Pastor, Father Vincent Chirichella, March 22, 11:45 a.m. Mass. Call 627-2020.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Book Club, March 23, 7:45 p.m. in the rectory. Book: “Me Before You” by Jo Jo Moyes. Call 998-2800.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — Mass Honoring St. Padre Pio, March 23, 7 p.m. veneration with relic. Call 236-33132.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Lenten Retreat, March 24 and 25. Led by Father Joseph Gibino. Call 253-4404.

Divine Mercy, Williamsburg/Greenpoint — Bereavement Support Group, March 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in St. Francis rectory. Call 387-0256.

St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights — Mini Mary Lenten Brunch Retreat, March 25 after 8:30 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

Catholic Charities, Downtown Brooklyn — Good Temps Hiring Event, March 25, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Various job openings. To register, contact Izabela, 726-9790 ext. 8030 or Tim, 347-957-2450 or

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Academy, Sunset Park — Tricky Tray Night of Prizes, March 27, 7 p.m. in Notre Dame Hall. To make a donation or buy tickets, call 439-8067.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, March 27, 7-8 p.m. Call 836-7200.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — Youth Passion Play/Stations of the Cross, March 27, 7:30 p.m. in the upper church. Call 236-3312.

Our Lady of the Presentation-Our Lady of Mercy, Ocean Hill — Afternoon of Charismatic Prayer, March 28, 3 p.m. Call 345-2604.

St. Charles Borromeo, Brooklyn Heights – Two-Piano Concert: Dances from the Americas and Europe, March 28, 7:30 p.m. Featuring Sergio Sandi and Ferran Cullell. Tickets: $15 at the door.

St. Bernard, Mill Basin — Defensive Driving Course, March 28, 10 a.m. in the school. $50. Benefits the parish. To register, call, 763-5533.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Easter Fair, March 28, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Msgr. King Hall. Vendors, face painting, egg hunt. Lunch with the Easter Bunny, 12 p.m., $5 per child. Tables available. Call 253-4404.

St. Agnes, Carroll Gardens — Concert: French American Choir of New York, March 29, 4 p.m. General admission: $25. Discounts for seniors, students and youth. Tickets at the door.

St. Augustine, Park Slope – Novus Ordo Gregorian Chant Mass, Palm Sunday, March 29, 4 p.m. Chanted in Latin and English by the St. Augustine Gregorian Chant Schola. Texts and translations available. Call 783-3132.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Traditional Latin Mass, March 29, and every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Missalettes with translation available. Call Dorothy, 836-0804.

Our Lady of Presentation-Mercy, Brownsville — Holy Thursday Prayer Vigil: Living the Passion, April 2, 9:30-11:45 p.m. in English, Spanish and French. Call 345-2604.

St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn — Way of the Cross over the Brooklyn Bridge, April 3, 10 a.m. start at St. James. Concludes 1:30 p.m. at St. peter’s Church, Manhattan. Sponsored by Communion and Liberation. Call 212-337-3580.

Bensonhurst Way of the Cross — Annual Good Friday Procession, April 3, 8 p.m. Begins at 16th Ave. and 65th St. and ends at St. Finbar Church. Call 236-3312.

Our Lady Help of Christians, Midwood — 43rd annual Good Friday Blood Drive, April 3, 3-9 p.m. in the church hall. Call Mildred, 258-1527.

St. Augustine, Park Slope – Complete Monastic Tenebrae Service, Good Friday, April 3, 6 p.m. Chanted in Latin. Call 783-3132.

St. Jude, Canarsie — Third Order Carmelites of Our Lady of Grace Meeting, April 5, 2 p.m. in the Maria Lopez Community Room. Call 917-767-2515.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Bereavement Support Group, April 6, 7 p.m. in the Aquinas Center. Call 253-4404 ext. 16.



Christ the King, Springfield Gardens — Stations of the Cross, live, dramatic presentation, March 20, 8 p.m. Free-will offering. Call 528-6010.

Heart to Heart Ministry, Jamaica — Holy Video, March 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. To RSVP, call 428-2471.

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — Stations of the Cross and Mass in Malayalam and English, March 20, 8 p.m. Call 347-6070.

St. Fidelis, College Point
– Traditional Latin Mass, March 20, 7:15 a.m. and every first and third Friday. Missalettes with translation available. Call Darryl, 347-612-6853.

St. Mel, Flushing – Grand Feast of St. Joseph, March 20, 7:30 p.m. Solemn Mass. Celebrant: Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio. Refreshments follow in Father O’Malley Hall. Call 886-0881.

Holy Cross, Maspeth
— Legion of Mary’s annual Consecration to Mary Ceremony, March 21, 1 p.m. with Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez. Call 894-1387.

St. Joan of Arc, Jackson Heights — Parents’ Association Dinner Dance, March 21, 7-10 p.m. in the school gym. Tickets: $30, includes dinner with cash bar. Age 21 and over only. Tables reserved for alumni. For tickets, call 347-287-0032 or email

Our Lady of Hope, Queens Village — Spring Flea Market, March 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. New merchandise, vendors, raffles, 50/50s. Vendors welcome. For vendor tables, call 458-3535.

St. Rose of Lima, Rockaway Beach — St. Vincent de Paul Pickup, March 21, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the academy parking lot. Clean clothing, shoes and household items. Call 634-7394.

Resurrection-Ascension, Rego Park — Morning Reflection, March 21, 9:45 a.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P., in Father Feely Hall. Call 533-7898.

St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing — Lenten Speakers Series, March 22, 4:30 p.m. in church. Speaker: Father Stephen Giulietti. Call 359-0417.

Mary’s Nativity-St. Ann, Flushing — Queensboro Symphony Orchestra Performance, March 22, 7 p.m. Featuring works of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Paul Joseph. Free-will offering. Call 359-5996 or visit

Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village — Bereavement Meeting, March 22, 1:30 p.m. in the Bethsaida Center. Contact Sister Josephine, 464-0489.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Astoria – Rosary Society Bake Sale, March 22, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Parish Institute Gym. Coffee will available for purchase. Tables set up. Proceeds fund charitable efforts such as the St. Margaret Mary Food Pantry. Call 278-1834.

Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston — Lenten Service of Stations of the Cross and Sacred Music, March 22, 3 p.m. in the chapel. Our Lady of the Snows Choir and Seminary Scola present meditations on Jesus’ Passion.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — Lenten Movie: “Ruth,” March 22, 3 p.m. in the lower church. Price: One Hail Mary. All ages welcome. Call 639-0212.

Resurrection-Ascension, Rego Park — Talk and Prayers with Father Peter Purpura, March 22, 3 p.m. in church. Call 533-7898.

St. Sebastian, Woodside – Healing Seminar for Families, March 23-26 with Father Yozefu-B. Ssemakula.

Incarnation, Queens Village — Feast of the Annunciation, March 25, 7:30 p.m. Mass. Celebrant: Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez. Call 465-8534.

Bishop Molloy Retreat House, Jamaica Estates — Hermit Day: The Benefits of Solitude, March 25, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Spiritual direction available. Freewill offering. To register, call 739-1229.

Incarnation, Queens Village — Stabat Mater Dolorosa: The Lenten Sorrows of The Blessed Virgin Mary, March 26, 9:15 a.m. in church.

Theology on Tap, Forest Hills — The Story of Original Sin (As Told By the Snake), March 26, 7 p.m. at Manor Oktoberfest. Presenter: Amanda Cardone. Email Paul Morisi at

Heart to Heart Ministry, Jamaica
— Lenten Prayer Group, March 26, 10-11:15 a.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. To RSVP, call 428-2471.

Our Lady of Hope School, Middle Village — Disney’s Aladdin Jr., presented by the school Drama Club, March 26 and 27, 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. $10 adults; $5 students. For tickets, call 458-3535.

St. Adalbert School, Elmhurst — Roaring Twenties Dinner and Auction, March 27, 7 p.m. Tickets: $35, includes hot buffet, dessert, coffee/tea, beer, wine and soda. RSVP by March 18. Call Mrs. DiRico, 639-0212.

St. Sebastian, Woodside — Holy Hour and Fellowship, March 27, 7:30 p.m. Confession, refreshments and fellowship. Sponsored by the Vocations Office. Call 827-2454.

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — Stations of the Cross and Mass in Malayalam and English, March 27, 8 p.m. Call 347-6070.

St. Fidelis, College Point — Creative Ministries’ “The Journey, Cross and Crucifixion,” March 27, 8 p.m. in church. Dramatic presentation of the Stations of the Cross. Free-will offering. Call 445-6164.

Holy Family, Flushing — Defensive Driving Course, March 28, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $45. To register, call 631-360-9720.

Incarnation, Queens Village — Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, March 28, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the lower church. Easter Egg Hunt. $10. Call 465-8534.

St. Pius X, Rosedale – Myriam Prayer Group’s Palm Sunday Concert, March 29, 6:30 p.m. in church. Donation: $20. Call 525-9099.

Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston — St. Michael’s Guild, for young adults age 18-35, April 1, and every first Wednesday, 7:30-8:30 p.m. For details, email

St. Fidelis, College Point – Traditional Latin Mass, April 3, 7:15 a.m. and every first and third Friday. Missalettes with translation available. Call Darryl, 347-612-6853.

Sacred Heart, Glendale
— Good Friday Blood Drive, April 3, 2-7 p.m. Donors receive free fish dinner courtesy of the Knights of Columbus. Call Chris, 917-474-9723 or

Our Lady of Grace, Howard Beach — A Night of Doo Wop, April 11, 7-11 p.m., featuring The Devotions. Tickets: $40, includes music, food, beer and wine. Sponsored by St. Sylvester’s Knights of Columbus Council No. 6194. Benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For reservations, call Richard, 213-2599, or Lamondo, 646-267-8656.


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