Around the Diocese Dec. 1

Check out all the happenings in the Church in Brooklyn and Queens throughout December

Visitation Monastery Nativity Scene Lighting

Visitation Monastery, Bay Ridge, will celebrate its annual Advent Mass and Nativity scene lighting on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. Two awards will be presented at Mass.

Diocese to Host Listening Session on Racism on Dec. 8

The diocesan Commission on Racism and Social Justice will conduct an open listening session on racism on Saturday, Dec. 8 at Holy Family Parish, Fresh Meadows. All are invited and encouraged to attend.

Called and Chosen: Veterans Day Vocation Event

In honor of Veterans’ Day, St. Anastasia parish, Douglaston, will host “Called and Chosen,” highlighting on the life of Servant of God and Medal of Honor recipient Father Vincent R. Capodanno with a film and guest speaker.