Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Nov. 25, 2017


St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights — Choral Solemn Vespers for the Feast of Christ the King, Nov. 25, 6 p.m. Featuring Voices of St. Joseph Choir.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Christmas Spectacular: Elvis Returns, Nov. 25, 7-10 p.m. Starring Richard Santa. $35. Call 627-2020.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Nov. 25, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Center. Call Judy, 748-1164.

St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights – Feast of Christ the King, Solemn Vespers, Nov. 25, 6 p.m.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach – Mass with Padre Pio’s Glove, Nov 27 at 7 p.m. Relic will be available for veneration.

Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush — Nights of Revival, Nov. 28-30, 7 p.m., and Communion Mass/Breakfast, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. with Msgr. Joseph Malagreca and Father Alonzo Cox. Music: People of Praise. Donation: $15. Theme: “You already have a Christian vocation.” Call 434-2090.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Book Club, Nov. 29, 7 p.m. in convent. Book: “The Dollhouse,” by Fiona Davis.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park — Healing Mass, Exposition and Holy Hour, Dec. 1, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the lower church. Call 492-9200.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Christmas Oldies Concert, Dec. 2, 7 p.m. Jimmy Beaumont and The Skyliners, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, La La Brooks, Johnny Farina, The Pardons. MC: Tony Dano, Manhattan Skyline. $60. Call 347-671-5556.

St. Brendan, Midwood — Christmas Fair, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Breakfast with Santa, 12-3 p.m. $10, includes photo with Santa; Christmas Fair, Dec. 3, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands – Christmas Fair and Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $10. Benefits Youth Group.

St. Andrew the Apostle, Bay Ridge — Christmas Fair, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Dec. 3, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call 680-1010.

Resurrection, Gerritsen Beach – Christmas Boutique, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ornaments, jewelry, glass, knitted and crocheted items. Call 743-7234.

Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush/Ditmas Park — Young Adult Liturgy, Dec. 3, 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Brooklyn Jesuits. Fellowship follows. Call 434-2090.

St. Joseph the Worker, Windsor Terrace — Holiday Sale, Dec. 3, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., photos with Santa, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Vendors wanted. Call 768-7629 or 347-432-6721.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights —Christmas Fair, Dec. 3, with Santa, 12-3 p.m. Call 833-1010.

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Kensington — Pakistani Ministry’s 25th Anniversary Mass, Dec. 3, 5 p.m. Mass and reception. Celebrant: Bishop James Massa.

Holy Name of Jesus, Park Slope — Solemn High Mass, First Sunday of Advent, Dec. 3, 5 p.m. Celebrant: Father Joseph Zwosta.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Women’s Book Club. Dec. 4, 1 p.m. Book: “Firefly Lane” by Kristin Hannah.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Friendship Club, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Call 833-1010.


St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor — Memorial Prayer Service, Nov. 25, 11 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Chapel. Host: Parish Bereavement Ministry. Call 634-6464.

St. Anastasia, Douglaston — Film: “Tierra de María” (Mary’s Land), Nov. 25, after the 5 p.m. Mass.
St. Fidelis, College Point —Blood Donation, Nov. 26, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. in parking lot.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village – Christmas Sale, Nov. 26, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stewart Hall/Springfield Blvd. Vendors, Raffles, Homemade Items and pictures with Santa for $5, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Heart to Heart Ministry Residence, Bayside — Cup of Hope Mini Brunch Retreat: St. Martin de Porres Healing Compassion, Nov. 28, 10 – 11:30 a.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P.

St. Francis of Assisi, Astoria — Mini Retreat: Love’s Adventure of Giving Advent, Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Presented by Father Robert Lauder and Sister Ave Clark O.P.

Most Precious Blood, Long Island City — Mini Brunch Retreat Holy Lights of Love. Nov. 30 after 8:30 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P.

Incarnation, Queens Village — First Friday Adoration for Vocations, Dec. 1. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9 a.m. until benediction at 7 p.m.

St. Gregory the Great, Bellerose — Christmas Craft Sale, Dec. 2; 12-5 p.m.; Dec. 3, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Oak Room. Proceeds go to charity.

St. Mary’s Long Island City — Messiah Concert, Dec. 3, 5:30 p.m. Long Island Choral Society returns to sing Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah. Call 472-2015.

St. Josaphat, Bayside — Christmas Craft Sale, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Dec. 3, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Handmade centerpieces, cemetery cones, crosses, wreaths and jewelry, Polish fare.

Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Ridgewood – Memorial Mass and Plaque Unveiling for Msgr. George M. Schuster, pastor emeritus, Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m. Celebrant: Bishop Octavio Cisneros.

St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows — Christmas Concerts, Dec. 8 and 9, 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $5, in advance or at the door.

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