Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Nov. 5, 2016


St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights — Mini Brunch Retreat, Nov. 2, after 8:30 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Mass for Deceased Parishioners, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Exploring Sunday Readings, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. Call 921-9518.

St. Bernard Academy, Mill Basin — Fashion Show, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. Tickets: $60, includes wraps, gourmet salads, soda, water, coffee/tea and dessert. For tickets, call 241-6040.

Queen of All Saints, Fort Greene — First Fridays with QAS Young Adult Ministry, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. Mass, Holy Hour and social.

St. Columba, Marine Park — Flea Market, Nov. 5. new and used merchandise. $30 per table. Call Rose, 627-4247.

St. Patrick Academy, Bay Ridge — The Rhapsody Players, Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m. in the Aldo Bruschi Auditorium. $25, includes pizza, coffee, dessert. Benefits academy. For reservations, contact John, 646-335-2710 or

Cristo Rey Brooklyn, Flatbush — Black Catholic History Month Convocation, Nov. 5, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Hosted by Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns. Cost: $20. Call Elreta, 774-3806.

St. Boniface Church, Downtown Brooklyn — Two-Part Series: What Sustains Catholic Women in the Church, Nov. 5, 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., workshop presented by Dr. Carolyn Johnson; and Nov. 6, 1 p.m. panel of women parishioners. Walk-ins welcome. Email

St. Rose of Lima, Parkville — Health Symposium, Nov. 6, 4 p.m., in lower church.
Social to follow. Call 434-8040.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Bereavement Support Group, Nov. 7, 7 p.m. in the Spirituality Center. Call 921-9518.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Healing Mass, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. Celebrant: Father John Campoli. Rosary begins at 7 p.m. Call Rosmary, 837-0477.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Mercy Night of Praise and Adoration, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. Speaker: Father Arlen Harris, O.F.M. Cap., missionary of mercy. Topic: Confession – The Sacrament of Mercy. Call 253-4404.

St. Columba, Marine Park — Night of Praise and Worship, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. Speaker: Bishop Guy Sansaricq. Sponsored by Charismatic Renewal. Hosted by the parish prayer group. Call 377-4101.

SS. Simon and Jude, Gravesend — Veterans’ Day Mass, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. Dessert reception. Call 372-0733.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Nov. 12, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Center. Call Judy, 748-1164.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Pilgrimage to the Holy Doors of the diocese, Nov. 12. Call 253-4404.

St. Brendan, Midwood — Christmas Fair, Nov. 12, 12-8:30 p.m. and Nov. 13, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in St. Brendan Apartments. Call 339-2828.

St. Rose of Lima, Parkville — Health Symposium, Nov. 13, 4 p.m., in the lower church. Social to follow. Call 434-8040.

St. Laurence, East New York — First Mass in honor of the patroness of Puerto Rico, Our Lady of Providence, Nov. 13, 2 p.m. Call Haydee, 564-0685.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Book Club, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. in the rectory. Book: “A Man Called Ove” by F. Backman. Call 998-2800.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Williamsburg — Confraternity of Survivors of Sexual Abuse: Monthly Gathering of Prayer and Reflection, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. Open to adults who were victims of sexual abuse as children. Contact Jasmine, 623-5236 or


Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park – Organic: JDV Young Adult Group Nov. 3, 7- 9 p.m. in the parish hall.

Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills — Centering Prayer, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m.; repeated at 7:30 p.m. Topic: Prayer as a Relationship with God: What Is Centering Prayer? Call Carol Powell at 261-6285.

Heart to Heart Ministry, Bayside — Arise Prayer Group, Nov. 3, 9:45 – 11 a.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

Sacred Heart Academy, Glendale — Supermarket Sweeps Fundraiser, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. $10, includes coffee, cake, two Bingo cards. Chinese auction. For tickets, call Kerri, 917-502-3424.

Incarnation, Queens Village — Sunday Scripture Sharing, Nov. 5, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Queen of Peace Residence, Queens Village — Little Sisters of the Poor’s Holiday Craft Fair, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Handmade gifts. Proceeds benefit residents. Call 464-1800.

Incarnation, Queens Village — Family Movie Night, Nov. 5, 6:30 p.m. in the academy auditorium. $10, includes movie, food and drink, raffles.

Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village — Parish Dinner Dance, Nov. 5 in the auditorium. Call 429-5438.

Resurrection-Ascension, Rego Park — Flea Market, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. New and used items. Call 533-7898.

Holy Family, Flushing — Treasure Sale, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Nov. 6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. No vendors. Call Karla, 646-633-1136.

St. Rita, Long Island City — Diocesan Ultreya, Nov. 6 at 3 p.m. with Bishop Neil Tiedemann. Host: Spanish Cursillo Movement. All welcome to attend.

St. Josaphat, Bayside – Pre -Thanksgiving Dinner Dance, Nov. 6, 1 p.m. $30. No tickets at the door. Call Elizabeth, 746-0296, or 229-1663.

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — Salute to Veterans, Nov. 6, 9:30 a.m. Mass. Call 347-6070.

St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing — Flea Market, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., in the school cafeteria. Call 359-0417.

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — Year of Mercy: Night of Sacred Art and Music, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. Focus on Rembrandt’s painting, “The Return of the Prodigal Son.” Presenters: Dr. Francis Greene, OLS Adult Choir, Himig At Alay and Voices of Friendship. Call 347-6070.

Bishop Molloy Retreat House, Jamaica — Day of Recollection, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Talk, Mass and confession. $35. Call 739-1229.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — St. Pedro Poveda Teresian Association Meeting, Nov. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 507-6517.

Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills — Centering Prayer, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.; repeated at 7:30 p.m. Topic: Origin of Centering Prayer. For details, call Carol Powell at 261-6285.

St. Teresa, Woodside — Film Festival: The Greatest Movie Musicals, Nov. 12, 6:15 p.m. with Msgr. Steven Ferrari in the parish center. Film: “My Fair Lady.” Free. All welcome. Call 784-2123.

St. Anastasia, Douglaston — Blood Drive, Nov. 13, 8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Father Smith Hall. Host: Knights of Columbus Council No. 5911.

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