Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Nov. 26, 2016

BROOKLYN

Holy Family, Canarsie — Thanksgiving Mass, Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. Call 257-4423.

Transfiguration, Williamsburg — Joint Diocesan and Jornada Thanksgiving Eve Holy Hour and Fellowship, Nov. 23, 7 p.m. Presenter: Sister Tatiana Ramirez, P.C.M. Contact Paul Morisi, 965-7300, ext. 5556.

Holy Family, Canarsie — Thanksgiving Dinner, Nov. 24, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. For those in need or will not be with loved ones this year. Call 257-4423.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park — Regina Opera presents “Don Giovanni,” Nov. 26 and 27 at 3 p.m. $25 admission; $20 seniors and students; teens and children are free. Call 259-2772.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Four Holy Lights: Advent Retreat Afternoon for Women of Faith, Nov. 26, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. followed by 5 p.m. Mass. Presenter: Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 998-2800.

St. Bernard, Mill Basin — Defensive Driving Class, Nov. 26, 10 a.m. in the academy. $50 per person. To register, call Andrea, 763-5533.

St. Gregory the Great, Crown Heights — Advent Tree Lighting and refreshments, Nov. 26, following 5 p.m. Mass. Call 773-0100.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Bereavement Support Group, Nov. 28, 7 p.m. Call 921-9518.

Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush — Young Adult Advent Scripture Study and Fellowship, Nov. 28, Dec. 5, 12 and 19, 7 p.m. Sister Celia Deutsch joins young adults in breaking open the Word and sharing fellowship. Bring a Bible. Call 434-2090.

St. Francis of Assisi-St. Blaise, Crown Heights — Tri-lingual Immaculate Conception Novena, Nov. 29 – Dec. 8, 7-9 p.m. Includes a healing service, Dec. 3, and confession, Dec. 7. Call 756-2015.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Advent: A Season of Gracious Gifts, three sessions, Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13, 1 p.m. Presenter: Sister Ann. $5 per session, or free-will offering. To register, call 921-9518.

Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush — Nights of Revival: God’s Mercy Endures Forever, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Call 434-2090.

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

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Exploring Sunday’s Readings, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. in the spirituality center. Call 921-9518.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Dec. 2, 7-8 p.m. Call 836-7200.

St. Edmund, Sheepshead Bay — Christmas Fair, Dec. 2-4, in the parish hall. Raffles, games, toys, gifts and food. Call 648-9229.

Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush — Communion Breakfast: God’s Mercy Endures Forever, Dec. 3, 9 a.m. Mass, 10 a.m. breakfast. Guest: Father Leslie Tang Kai from Trinidad. Music: People of Praise. $15 per person. For tickets, call 434-2090.

St. Andrew the Apostle, Bay Ridge — Christmas Fair, Dec. 3, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Dec. 4, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call 680-1010.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Christmas Oldies Concert, Dec. 3, 7 p.m. Host: Harry G. $60. Call 347-671-5556.

Divine Mercy, Williamsburg — Christmas Extravaganza, Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m. at St. Cecilia. $20, includes dinner. Gift raffles, 50/50. Call 387-0256.

Our Lady Help of Christians, Midwood — Advent Parish Retreat, Dec. 3, 9:30 a.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Christmas Tree Lighting featuring Santa Claus and snacks, Dec. 3, after 5 p.m. Mass. Call 627-2020.

St. Rose of Lima, Parkville — Tree Lighting, Dec. 3, after 5 p.m. Mass. Sweets and cider. Call 434-8040.

St. Joseph the Worker Academy, Windsor Terrace — Christmas Sale, Dec. 4. Vendors selling new items wanted. Email candlelight927@aol.com.

St. Gregory the Great, Crown Heights — Healing Mass, Dec. 4, 11:30 a.m. Call 773-0100.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Christmas Fair, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Shopping, food and Santa.

Resurrection, Gerritsen Beach — Christmas Boutique, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the school hall. Call 743-7234.

QUEENS

St. Josaphat, Bayside — Concert with Angelito Villalona, Nov. 27, after 12 p.m. Mass to 6 p.m. $10; under age 11, free. Sponsor: Parish Spanish Charismatic Renewal Group.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — Filipino American Community Mass, Nov. 27. Call 507-6517.

Presentation B.V.M., Jamaica — Blood Drive, Nov. 27, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Immaculate Conception, Astoria — Blood Drive, Nov. 27, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Ascension, Elmhurst — Santo Nino Novena Masses: Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18, Dec. 25, Jan. 1 and Jan. 8 at 5 p.m. Santo Nino Feast, Jan. 15, 3 p.m. procession, novena prayers and Mass. Call 335-2626.

St. Fidelis, College Point —Blood Drive, Nov. 27, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call 445-6164.

St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor — Mini Brunch Advent Retreat, Nov. 28, after 9 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P.

Mary’s Nativity-St. Ann’s, Flushing — Advent Series: A Season of Anticipation and Hope, Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and 13 at Mary’s Nativity center.

Incarnation, Queens Village —Advent Evening of Prayer and Praise, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. Presenter: Virginia Blass.

Nativity B.V.M., Ozone Park — Mini Advent Brunch Retreat, Dec. 1, after 9 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. in the church hall.

Immaculate Conception, Jamaica — Phil-Am Fundraising Dinner Dance, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Dancing, raffles. Tickets: $50. Benefits parish. Call 739-0880 or Lucy, 526-0218.

Incarnation, Queens Village — Sunday Scripture Sharing, Dec. 3, 9:30 -10:30 a.m., and exposition and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, 6-7 p.m.

St. Teresa-St. Anthony, S. Ozone Park — Christmas Fair, Dec. 4, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. Gifts, raffles, refreshments and photos with Santa.

St. Mary’s, Long Island City — Long Island Choral Society Concert: Handel’s “Messiah,” Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m. in church. Free-will offering. Contact 786-0705 or Church@StMaryLIC.org.

Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, Bayside — Blood Drive, Dec. 4, 8:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Call 229-5929.

St. Joseph, Astoria — Christmas Fair and Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 4, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call 278-1611.

Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park — Christmas Fair, Dec. 4, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the academy. Call 897-4444.

Ascension, Elmhurst — Santo Nino Novena Masses: Dec. 4- Jan. 8, 5 p.m. Call 335-2626.

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