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Entries for February 2018

OLGCA Announcement

Posted on February 23, 2018 in: Primary Home Page

2018 Annual Catholic Appeal

Posted on February 23, 2018 in: Primary Home Page

This week begins the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal. We thank all who have participated with a gift to the 2017 Appeal and ask that everyone prayerfully consider making a gift to the 2018 Appeal. The work and services made possible through your donation to the Annual Catholic Appeal help people in Brooklyn and Queens in ways that no one parish can alone

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LENTEN REGULATIONS FOR 2018

Posted on February 14, 2018 in: Primary Home Page

Ash Wednesday & Good Friday: Days of Fast & Abstinence Limit of one full meal on these days for Catholics between the ages of 18 and 59 inclusive. All Fridays in Lent: Days of Abstinence. For all Catholics who have reached their 14th year. Weekdays of Lent: There is no obligation to fast. However, voluntary acts of self-denial are recommended. Easter Duty Obligation: After they have been initiated into the Most Holy Eucharist, Catholics are bound by the obligation of receiving Communion at least once a year. This precept should be fulfilled during the Easter Season. Catholics are also bound to confess serious (...

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Weekly Saint Quote

Posted on February 14, 2018 in: Primary Home Page

“Do not be depressed. Do not let your weakness make you impatient. Instead, let the serenity of your spirit shine through your face. Let the joy of your mind burst forth.” — Peter Damian

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The Rectory Office will be closed on Monday, February 19th in observance of Presidents' Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 20th following regular business hours.  Sorry for any inconvenience!

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“Let all that you do be done in love.” — 1 Corinthians 16:14

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Schedule for Ash Wednesday

Posted on February 09, 2018 in: Primary Home Page

Schedule for Ash Wednesday: Mass: 7:30am, 8:30am, 7:30pm  Prayer Service: 3:30pm 

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 February 14th is Ash Wednesday & Valentine’s Day. Please remember that it is a day of fasting & abstinence from meat for everyone between the ages of 18-59. If you plan on celebrating Valentine’s Day, please take Ash Wednesday into consideration and celebrate on either February 13th or February 15th. There will be no dispensation granted for this day. 

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Boy Scout Bake Sale

Posted on February 02, 2018 in: Primary Home Page

Troop 337 Boy Scouts will have a bake sale after all masses on Sunday, February 11th Lots of Valentine’s Day treats will be available to choose from, so visit them in the back of the church!

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Weekly Saint Quote

Posted on February 02, 2018 in: Primary Home Page

“Father of mercy and God of all consolation, graciously look upon me and impart to me the blessing which flows from this holy Sacrament. Overshadow me with Your loving kindness, and let this divine Mystery bear fruit in me.” — Saint Blaise

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Please join the Mr. & Mrs. Club for their Annual Valentine’s Dinner Dance on Friday, February 9th, 2018 From 7:00 pm– 12:00 am Sirico’s Caterers $65.00 per person/ $130.00 per couple Open to All Cocktail Hour/ Dinner/ Music/ Dancing/ Raffle prizes/ Open Bar If you’d like to attend, please contact Lorraine (718)232-2363 or the Rectory at (718)236-8300

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As we begin to head towards the end of the year, anyone wishing to claim his or her contributions to our church as an Income Tax deduction—and have it confirmed in Writing by us—MUST BE REGISTERED PARISHONERS. We cannot provide a statement of contributions for 2016 income tax purposes to anyone who is not registered and not using your weekly envelops. We cannot issue any letters in connection with sponsorship for Sacraments or give recommendations for, positions, schools, etc. We would, therefore, kindly ask all new parishioners and those current parishioners not registered with our church to stop by the rector...

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