Diocesan Calendar

Updated Dec. 11, 2014

PARISH EVENTS: BROOKLYN     (scroll down for Parish Events for Queens)   

Holy Name of Jesus, Park Slope — Eucharistic Adoration, Dec. 11 and every Thursday after the 11:15 a.m. Mass with Benediction at 5:30 p.m. Contact Alayne 768-9013 or acox42@nyc.rr.com.

St. Augustine, Park Slope — Mini Brunch Advent Retreat, Dec. 11, after 9 a.m. Mass, with Sister Ave Clark, O.P. Call 428-2471.

Holy Family, Canarsie — Healing Mass, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. Celebrant: Father Hyacinth Jemigola. Theme: Zechariah 2: 14-17. Call 257-4423.

St. Paul – St. Agnes, Boerum Hill —Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Pro-life Mass and Prayer Vigil, Dec. 13, 7:30 a.m. Mass. Celebrant: Msgr. Reilly. Call 624-3425.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — Day of Spirituality, Dec. 13, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hosted by Radio Maria N.Y. Includes Mass, confession, rosary, lunch and Eucharistic adoration. Call 417-0550.

SS. Simon and Jude, Gravesend — Yuletide Gathering, Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. Cost: $50, includes dinner, dessert, entertainment. Raffles and prizes too. Call 375-9600.

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst – Rosary Society Christmas Fair, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in school auditorium. Call 236-0124.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Fall Concert Series: Handel’s “Messiah,” Dec. 14, 6-7 p.m. with parish’s Chancel Choir and Orchestra. Free. Call 998-2800.

St. Mark, Sheepshead Bay — Family Movie Event: “The Nativity Story,” Dec. 14, 2 p.m. Free admission. Pick up tickets at the rectory. Call 891-3100.

Visitation B.V.M., Red Hook — Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert, Dec. 14, 4 p.m. Suggested donation: $20 or pay what you can. Call 624-1572.

St. Francis Xavier, Park Slope — Service of Lessons and Carols, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. Seasonal readings, carols and choral works.

Visitation Monstery, Bay Ridge — Praise and Worship Service, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and laying on of hands. Call 474-7729.

Good Shepherd, Marine Park — Book Club, Dec. 15, 7:45 p.m. in the rectory basement. Book: “The Plague” by A. Camus. Call 998-2800.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands — Bereavement Support Group, Dec. 17, 2:30 p.m. in the Aquinas Center. Call 253-4404 ext. 16.

St. Ephrem, Bay Ridge — Advent Vespers and Outdoor Nativity Lighting, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. Speaker: Sister Mary Elizabeth Parry, O.P. For more details, contact Sister Ann Martha, 921-9518.

Holy Name of Jesus, Park Slope — Youth Minister Advent Evening of Prayer, Dec. 18, 7 p.m. Register by Dec. 5 at www.bqonlineformation.org. For details, contact Paul, pmorisi@diobrook.org.

Holy Name of Jesus, Park Slope — Eucharistic Adoration, Dec. 18 and every Thursday after the 11:15 a.m. Mass with Benediction at 5:30 p.m. Contact Alayne 768-9013 or acox42@nyc.rr.com.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park – Prolife Mass, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. Call 492-9200.

Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge — Bereavement Support Group, Dec. 19, 7-8 p.m. Call 836-7200.

Visitation B.V.M., Red Hook — Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 20, 9-11 a.m. $5 per child. Bring your own camera. Limited seating. Call Sylvia or Elsie, 625-1574.

Our Lady of Grace, Gravesend — St. Padre Pio Prayer Group, Dec. 20, 10:30 a.m. prayers, 11 a.m. Mass, rosary and veneration of St. Padre Pio relic. For details, call Henry Voso, 646-269-8008.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Learning about the Traditional Latin Mass, Dec. 20, 12 p.m. followed by Missa Cantata (sung Traditional Latin Mass) at 1 p.m. Call 624-5122.

Our Lady of Peace, Gowanus/Park Slope — Traditional Latin Mass, Dec. 28, and every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Missalettes with translation available. Call Dorothy, 836-0804.

PARISH EVENTS: QUEENS

St. Fidelis, College Point — Advent Series: Jesus, The Man, Dec. 11 and 18, 7 p.m. in the rectory. Led by Father Anthony Rosado. Call 445-6164.

St. Clare Academy, Rosedale — Concert for Coats: Pan Ivory Steel Orchestra, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. Admission donation: one coat, new or gently worn. Call 527-6153.

Our Lady of the Snows, North Floral Park — Yuletide Rock Dance Party, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m. Featuring the Kayumangi Rock Band playing American and Filipino music. Tickets: $40, includes live music and food. For reservations, call Philip, 917-566-6307, or Paco, 917-596-6098.

Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park — Devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Divine Child Jesus, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. Call 897-4444.

Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill — Christmas Trees and Wreaths Sale, Dec. 12, 4-9 p.m.; Dec. 13, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; and Dec. 14, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call 847-1860 for details.

St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing — Lessons and Carols and Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 14, 3:30 p.m. in church. Adult and children’s choirs accompanied by musicians.

St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor — Christmas Fair and St. Nicholas Visit, Dec. 12, 6-10 p.m. Vendors wanted. Tables: $30. St. Nicholas Photo: $20 per child (accompanying parent is free), also includes food and gift. Tickets in advance. Call 634-6464.

St. Gerard Majella, Hollis — Christmas Pageant, Nativity and Tree Lighting, Dec. 13, after 5 p.m. Mass. Call 468-6565.

St. Josaphat, Bayside — Flea Market and Polish Meat and Bake Sale, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the parish hall. Call Steve, 224-3052.

Bishop Molloy Retreat House, Jamaica Estates — Advent Day of Recollection: A Season of Hope and Promise, Dec. 14, 2-6:15 p.m. presentation, confession, Mass and dinner. $30. Presenter: Father Bob Joerger, C.P. To register, call 739-1229.

St. Matthias, Ridgewood — Faith and Film, Dec. 14, 6 p.m. in the school. Featured film: “The Christmas Choir.” Light refreshments. Call 821-6447.

Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills — Cub Scout 349 Pancake Breakfast, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 children. Call 268-6143.

Agape Center, Breezy Point — Healing Mass, Dec. 16, 8 p.m. Celebrant: Father John Campoli. Call 474-7729.

St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst — Christmas Brunch, Dec. 17, 9:30 a.m. in the parish hall. For tickets, call 424-5400.

St. Fidelis, College Point – Traditional Latin Mass, Dec. 19, 7:15 a.m. and every first and third Friday. Missalettes with translation available. Call Darryl, 347-612-6853.

Our Lady of the Angelus Academy, Rego Park — Christmas Fair, Dec. 20, 3:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. Call 897-4444.

Our Lady of the Angelus, Rego Park — Advent Film Presentation: “Mary of Nazareth,” Dec. 20, 1:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. Tickets: $5, includes show and popcorn. For more details, contact Heidi De Asis, 917-626-8926, or Sister Gladys Smith, 347-624-4776.

Sacred Heart, Bayside — Advent Evening of Prayer in the Taize tradition, Dec. 21, 7 p.m. Call Sister Kathleen, 224-5695, for details.

St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst — Indonesian Mass, Dec. 28, 3 p.m. in the chapel. Call 424-5400.

Bishop Molloy Retreat House, Jamaica Estates — Hermit Day: The Benefits of Solitude, Dec. 31, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Spiritual direction available. Freewill offering. To register, call 739-1229.