Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese: Sept. 24, 2016


St. Edmund, Sheepshead Bay – Padre Pio Mass, Sept. 23 with novena, veneration of relics. Call 743-0102.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park — Señor de los Milagros de Buga, Colombia, Sept. 25, 10:15 a.m. solemn Mass, in upper church.

St. Finbar, Bath Beach — Padre Pio Mass, Sept. 23, 7 p.m. Relic available for veneration. Call 236-3312.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Caribbean Night, Sept. 24, 7-11 p.m. in Msgr. King Hall. Cost: $25; $30 at the door. Call 253-4404.

St. Bernard, Mill Basin — Defensive Driving Course, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. $50. Benefits parish. To register, call Andrea, 763-5533.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Opening Mass for 125th Anniversary Year, Sept. 25, 12 p.m.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Dominican Order, Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. Prayers and one-act play about St. Catherine of Siena, written and performed by Sister Nancy Murray, O.P. Free-will offering.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Bereavement Support Group, Sept. 26, 7 p.m. Call 921-9518.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Mercy in the Teachings of Pope Francis, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m. with Elizabeth Mathew. Call 253-4404.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — The 12 Keys to Spiritual Vitality: Powerful Lessons on Living Agelessly DVD Program Session 3, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. $5 suggested donation. Call 921-9518.

St. Francis of Assisi-St.Blaise, Crown Heights — Parish Mission: Mercy Has a Heart, Sept. 27-28, 6:30 p.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P.

SS. Simon and Jude, Gravesend – NYPD Appreciation Mass, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. Celebrant: Father Jeff Dillon, former NYPD officer. Call 375-9600.

Visitation B.V.M., Red Hook — Healing Mass, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. Call 624-1572.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Sept. 30, 7-8 p.m. in St. Joseph’s Center. Call Judy, 748-1164.

St. Rose of Lima, Parkville — Visit from Nigerian Bishop Lucious Ugroji, Oct. 1, 5 p.m. Call 434-8040.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Traditional Latin Mass, Oct. 2, 9:30 a.m. Missalettes with translation available. Call Dorothy, 836-0804 or Joan, 238-7280.

St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights — Italian Apostolate Procession in honor of Guardian Angels and Memorial Mass for the Victims of the Italian Earthquake, Oct. 2, 3 p.m. procession at Grand Army Plaza, 4 p.m. with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.

K. of C., Archbishop Hughes No. 481, Dyker Heights — Charity Car Wash, Oct. 2. Cost: $5 for a car; $10 for an SUV/truck. Benefits local food banks.

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Kensington — Rosary Society Presentation, Oct. 2 after 8:45 a.m. Mass with Sister Ave Clark, O.P.

St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights — Bereavement Support Group, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. Spirituality Center. Individual session available upon request. Call 921-9518.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Rosary for Life Mass, Oct. 3, 7:30 pm. Main celebrant and homilist: Bishop Frank Caggiano. Call 377-6920.

St. Edmund, Sheepshead Bay — Animal Blessing, Oct. 4, 3:30 p.m. in the grotto. Call 648-8707.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Catholic Considerations on End of Life Decision Making, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m. with speaker: Kathleen Gallagher. Clarity on living wills, health care proxies, DNRs and more. Free.

Queen of the Rosary Catholic Academy, Williamsburg — Benefit Dinner honoring Bishop Caggiano, Oct. 5, 6-10 p.m. Giando on the Water. Tickets start at $125. Call 388-7992.


St. Francis of Assisi, Astoria — Outdoor Parish Festival, Sept. 24, after 11:30 a.m. Mass – 9 p.m., food, games and vendors. Call 728-7801.

St. Pancras, Glendale — St. Padre Pio’s Cluster Celebration, Sept. 25, 4 p.m. Mass, street procession, benediction and light refreshments. Celebrant: Bishop Paul Sanchez. All welcome. Call 821-2323 or Francesca, 366-6576.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — Filipino American Community Mass, Sept. 25. Call 507-6517.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Flea Market, Sept. 25, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the parish hall. Vendors wanted. Tables: $25. For tables, call Carlos, 917-567-7040.

Our Lady of Light, St. Albans — Spirit Sunday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m. Mass at St. Pascal Baylon. All welcome. Call 528-1220.

SSND Educational Center, Woodhaven — Harvest Wine and Cheese Event, Sept. 25, 3-6 p.m. Call 738-0588.

St. Leo, Corona — Diocesan Mass in honor of the Virgin of Cisne (Ecuador), Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. Cultural celebration follows in the church parking lot. Call 592-7569.

St. Bonaventure-St. Benedict the Moore, Jamaica — 2,000 Hail Marys, Oct. 1, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Lunch provided. Call 526-0040.

St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor — Bereavement Ministry: Working Our Way Through Grief, Oct. 4 – Nov. 8, 7:30-9 p.m. For registration information, call Diane, 474-8041, or Marianne, 845-401-3751.

St. Helen, Howard Beach —Physically Challenged Group Retreat, Oct. 5, 1-3 p.m. with Sister Ave Clark, O.P.

Bishop Molloy Retreat House, Jamaica — Day of Recollection, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with presentation, confession, Mass and lunch. Presenter: Father John Powers, C.P. Theme: “We Are People of Promise.” $35. Call 739-1229.

St. Teresa, Woodside — Film Festival: The Greatest Movie Musicals, Oct. 8, 6:15 p.m. with Msgr. Steven Ferrari in the parish center. Film: “The Wizard of Oz.” Free. All welcome. Call 784-2123.

St. Adalbert, Elmhurst — St. Pedro Poveda Teresian Association Meeting, Oct. 8, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 507-6517.

St. Sebastian, Woodside — Infinity Love of God the Father talk by Dr. Thomas Petrisko, Oct. 8, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., parish center. Call Mely, 424-3373.

St. Clare, Rosedale — World-wide Rosary Rally Celebration, Oct. 15, 12 p.m. in front of church. Free rosaries.

Holy Trinity, Whitestone — Special Needs Mass, Oct. 16, 12:30 p.m. ASL. Call 767-0095.

Theology on Tap, Woodside —Why Should You Get Married?, Oct. 17, 7 p.m. at Donovan’s Pub with Father Peter Purpura. Opportunity for young adults to eat, drink and learn more about the Catholic faith. Contact Paul,

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