Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Sept. 10, 2016


St. Patrick, Bay Ridge — Back-to-School Barbecue and Moonlight Movies, Sept. 9, 6 p.m. in the parking lot. Sponsored by brooklynONE productions and Dorsa Group Realty. Bring chair/blanket.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Sept. 10, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Call Judy, 748-1164.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, Sept. 10, 9:30 a.m. Special guest speaker. Call Rosmary, 837-0477.

St. Bernard, Mill Basin — 9/11 Memorial Mass, Backpack Blessing and Statue Dedication, Sept. 11, 11:30 a.m. Mass.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — Flea Market, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the center. Call 236-3312.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst — Mass and Procession in honor of Maria SS. Addolorata, Sept. 11, 3 p.m. Call 917-509-2803.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Book Club, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. Book: “The Immortal Irishman” by T. Egan. Call 998-2800.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Men’s Book Club, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. in the Msgr. Cavanagh Room. Book: “Rogue Lawyer,” by J. Grisham. Call 936-7200.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Bereavement Support Group, Sept. 12, 7 p.m. Spirituality Center. Individual session available upon request. Call 921-9518.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — The 12 Keys to Spiritual Vitality: Powerful Lessons on Living Agelessly DVD Program Session 1, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. Suggested donation: $5. Call 921-9518.

St. Joseph’s College, Clinton Hill — Book Discussion, Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m. Ann Patchett discusses her new book. Tickets: $30, include book. For tickets, go to

Our Lady of Good Counsel, Bedford-Stuyvesant — Monthly Mass in Garifuna, Sept. 15, 3 p.m. Call Jennifer, 347-406-8887 or Dr. Sentino, 574-4855.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Exploring the Sunday Readings, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. in the Spirituality Center. Call 921-9518.

Divine Mercy, Greenpoint/ Williamsburg — Witness to Mercy Series, Sept. 17, 6 p.m. in St. Francis of Paola. Speaker: Patti Kelly. Topic: Recovering from addiction, finding vocation to liberate others from substance abuse. Call 387-0256.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — Franks and Brew, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. in Msgr. Scanlan Center. Sponsor: K. of C. Council No. 15728. $10. Advance tickets only. Call 236-3312.

Our Lady of Presentation-Our Lady of Mercy, Brownsville — Anointing of the Sick Bilingual Mass and Luncheon, Sept. 17, 11 a.m. Our Lady of Mercy Church. Call 345-2604 or 346-3166.

St. Columba, Marine Park — Blood Drive, Sept. 18, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call 338-6265.

St. Fortunata, East New York — Flea Market, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the parking lot. New and used merchandise. Space: $25; $30 with table. To reserve spots, call 647-2632 ext. 0.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Women’s Book Club, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. in Msgr. Cavanagh Room. Book: “I Am Pilgrim,” by Terry Hayes. Call 836-7200.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Bereavement Support Group, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. Individual session available upon request. Call 921-9518.

St. Edmund, Sheepshead Bay – Padre Pio Triduum, Sept. 21-23 at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21: speaker, novena, benediction and veneration of relics; Sept. 22: speaker, novena, anointing of the sick, benediction and veneration of relics; Sept. 23: Mass, novena, veneration of relics. Call 743-0102.


Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village — Novena to Our Lady of Velankanni (Our Lady of Good Health) through Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m., and celebration Sept. 11 with a 4 p.m. street procession, Mass and fellowship. Call 718-479-5111.

Immaculate Conception, Jamaica — Healing Mass, Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m. Call Tonette, 347-707-0359, or Susan, 445-4423.

St. Mel, Flushing — Mass of Dedication of Newly Renovated Church, Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m. with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio. Homilist: Msgr. Kieran Harrington. In celebration of parish’s 75th anniversary. Call 886-0201.

St. Gerard Majella, Hollis — Encounter Mercy, Sept. 9, 7-9 p.m. Youth night of eucharistic adoration, praise and worship, confession and an opportunity to walk through Holy Doors. Call 468-6565.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — St. Pedro Poveda Teresian Association Meeting, Sept. 10, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 507-6517.

St. John Vianney, Flushing — Giant Indoor Flea Market, Sept. 10, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Table: $50. Vendors wanted. Call 962-7920.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village — Feast of St. Lorenzo Ruiz, Sept. 10, 10 a.m. rosary and prayer, 10:30 a.m. Mass. Main celebrant: Father Thomas Pettei. Food and fellowship. Call 634-0690, or Fely, 917-669-3012.

St. Teresa, Woodside — Film Festival: The Greatest Movie Musicals, Sept. 10, 6:15 p.m. with Msgr. Steven Ferrari in the parish center. Film: “West Side Story.” Free. All welcome. Call 784-2123.

Bishop Molloy Retreat House, Jamaica — Day of Recollection, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with confession, Mass and lunch. Presenter: Father Michael Greene, C.P. Theme: “Blessed Is She Who Believed in the Promise of the Lord.” $35. Call 739-1229.

St. Clement Pope, South Ozone Park — English and Igbo Prayer Brunch, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., young adult guest speakers, $10, $2 under age 8. Call Exie, 347-204-
0142, or Sylvanus, 917-763-8461.

Our Lady of the Snows, N. Floral Park — St. Vincent de Paul Clothing Drive, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. – 12p.m. Call 347-6070.

Holy Trinity, Whitestone — Special Needs Mass, Sept. 18, 12:30 p.m. ASL. Call 767-0095.

St. Sebastian, Woodside — Journey Through Scripture Video Series: The Bible and the Virgin Mary, Sept. 18, 3:30 p.m. in the Leonard Center. Call 646-734-8958.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Blood Drive, Sept. 18, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the school. Call 821-6447.

Sacred Heart, Bayside — Documentary: “Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA,” Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m. Sponsor: Peace and Justice Committee. Call 224-5695.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Astoria — 175th Anniversary Super Bingo, Sept. 23, 7 p.m. Admission: $5. Age 18 and up. Call 718-278-1834 or email

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