2004-10-21 / Religion

Charismatic Mass Set For OLM

Our Lady of Miracles Charismatic Prayer Group will be having a Healing Mass on Wednesday, November 10th, 2004 at 7:15 PM

Celebrant: Father Bill Habling. Music will be provided by Al Barbarino. The Rosary will be recited before Mass. Everyone welcome. We’re located at 744 East 86th Street between Flatlands Ave. & Glenwood Rd., (718)257-2400.

Holy Family Church

Canarsie Cluster Adult Education Series: The Canarsie Cluster Catholic Parishes Holy Family, St. Jude & Our Lady of Miracles Presents A Series of Evenings of Adult Education and Enrichment in the Catholic Faith, Tuesdays at 7:30 to 9:00 PM at St. Jude Parish. Fall 2004 Adult Education Program. This series will focus on the study and discussion of “What Do We Believe as Catholics?”

October 26 -Prayer-Different Types; November 2 -Morality-How is Conscience Formed? Social Justice, the Poor, War & Peace; November 9- Issues of Sexuality Morality-Sexuality, Stem Cell, Cloning, Living Together; November 16 -Explaining Catholic Faith to Others in light of Different Religions in Canarsie Importance of the Mass.

Thank you, Fr. Joseph Diele for preaching God’s word to us and teaching about what it means to live out our baptismal commitment and being a disciple of Christ. Thank you to all who participated in this beautiful prayer each night.

Our Latin Caribbean Dance was a huge success. Many parishioners and their friends had a great time. The “D.J.” was great as well as the food. Thanks to committees who decorated, organized and worked so hard to bring more people out. Thanks to all who provided food. The crowd was large and all had a good time!!!

We are truly becoming “Holy Family, United As One Family.”

Thanks to the generosity of so many parishioners who gave last weekend to the hurricane victims through the Diocese of Brooklyn. Bishop Di Marzio will forward all the funds collected by the parishes to Catholic Relief Services and Catholic Charities USA to aid in this effort.

Visit Our Parish Website: www.goecities.com/hfamily36. Diocesan Website: www.dioceseofbrooklyn.com.

Our Lady Of Miracles

718-257-2400 East 86 Street (Between Glenwood Rd. & Flatlands Ave.)

Our schedule of masses is: Saturday at 5:30 PM, Sunday at 8:30 AM (English), 9:45 AM (Eng/Italian), 11:00 AM (English), 12:30 (French & Creole).

Our weekday mass schedule is: Monday to Saturday 8:30 AM only.

Golden Miracles has begun its new season and invites all seniors of the parish to join us for fellowship, faith sharing, games and fun. We meet on Tuesdays, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM in the Father Simonetti Parish Center on East 86th St.

Anyone interested in having an Annual votive Candle lit for a loved one, please call the rectory at 718-257-2400.

The Pro-Sanctity Movement presents a Day for Young Adults, to be held on Sunday, October 24, 2004 at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church (Parsons Blvd. And Union Tpk. Queens). The presenter will be Father Steven Aguggia, Vice Chancellor of the Diocese, along with a team of speakers. If interested, please call 718-649-0324 as soon as possible.

The Religious Education Office is still having registration of new and re-registration of continuing students. All Catholic, grammar school-aged children, who attend public schools must also attend Religious Education Classes Every Year! Office is open on Sundays from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Monday thru Thursday from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Please call for an appointment. 718-649-0006. You must bring your child/children’s Baptismal Certificate, Parish envelope number and appropriate fee.

Marian Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. on Saturday October 23, 2004. Pilgrims will be leaving from Our Lady of Miracles Parish. Bus will leave at 6:00 AM and return around 11:00 PM on the same day. Some seats still available. If interested call the rectory at 718-257-2400.

The Pro Sanctity Movement invites you to come and celebrate the Day of Universal Sanctification on Monday, November 1, 2004 at the 7:30 PM Mass. Most Reverend Thomas V. Daily Dishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, is the Main Celebrant here at Our Lady of Miracles Church. Refreshments will follow in Father Simonetti Parish Center. All are welcome.

Our Lady of Miracles Charismatic Prayer Group will be having a Healing Mass on Wednesday, November 10, 2004 at 7:15 PM. Celebrant will be Father Bill Habling and music will be provided by Al Barbarino. Rosary is recited before Mass. Everyone is welcome. We’re located at 744 East 86th Street between Flatlands Ave. and Glenwood Road, Canarsie.

Our food pantry, sponsored by the Canarsie Cluster, (Our Lady of Miracles, St. Jude & Holy Family) is available for those in need. It is open on Fridays & Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM both days.

If you or your family is in need of food, please stop by the rear basement doors of Our Lady Miracles Rectory on the days listed. Also, anyone who cares to donate any food, the pantry is always is in need of dry milk, cold cereal, peanut butter & jelly, mayonnaise, cooking oil, tuna fish, corned beef hash, paper goods and whatever else. Our pantry is always in need of food.

Mary Queen Of

Heaven Church

We are proud to present the Math and ELA scores for grades 4 & 8 for the past school year. These scores are right with or above the Diocese and State.

These percentages represent the number of students in Level 3 & 4, which meet and surpass the state standard. Grade 4 Math 77%, ELA 57%. Grade 8 Math 53%, ELA 83%. Thanks to our teachers who expend a great deal of effort to achieve these results.

All the computers in our lab have been upgraded by the students. Grades 1 & 4 will be using a new program that connects to a projector and allows the children to use a remote control to answer questions and be assessed by the teachers.

Ask your child about it in the coming weeks.

Halloween Bingo, Friday, October 29th. Only 200 tickets being sold. Get yours soon.

Grade 8 will be taking the new High School entrance exam on Saturday, November 13th. Please pray for their success.

The Off-Broadway Production of Late Nite Catechism is coming to Mary Queen of Heaven Saturday, October 23rd in the Parish Hall. Doors will open at 7:00 pm. Tickets are available in the Rectory Office.

On Saturday, October 30th at 11 am we will have a special Mass to remember all those who have died this past year.

We invite the families of all those who were buried from our Parish this year, and all those who have lost loved ones to attend this services. If your loved one was not buried from this Parish but you would like to have their name announced during the service, please call the Rectory and we will be happy to include them on the list.

Our Adult Education Series continues on Tuesday nights. The theme for this session is Important Men and Women in the Bible. The remaining sessions are: October 26 - Ruth: Model of Filial Piety.

The presenters are Father Steven Aguggia (the men) and Sister Helen Marie Cahill, FMSC (the women).

Come and join us for these evenings of history and spirituality. Sessions begin at 7:30 pm in the Parish Hall.

Consider joining a Parish Scripture Faith Sharing Group and let God’s grace strengthen you. The session began this week and will continue for six weeks.

There are daytime and evening sessions available. If you would like to be a part of one of these groups please call the Rectory and leave your name and phone number. On Sunday, October 24th, Bishop Daily will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation to the children in our Confirmation class.

Shrine Of

St. Jude

Our Fall series will focus on “What Do We Believe As Catholics?” It is every Tuesday at 7:30 P.M. in the Community room. The topic this week will be Jesus: Mission and Evangelization of his time and today. This is a part of our cluster adult faith formation program and is intended for adults who went to Catholic School or Religion classes as a youngster and would like to update their knowledge of the Catholic faith.

Our parish prayer breakfast will be on Saturday, October 30th. It will begin with 8:45 A.M. Mass, and continue with a full breakfast and a speaker in Coyne Hall.

Registration for Religious Education classes will continue to take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. at the school. Please call (718)241-6633 or 241-4030.

The 12:30 PM Mass is our Bi-lingual Mass. The first reading, the psalm and some of the hymns will be in the language of the day. October 24th and 31st are in English.

In preparation for our parish feast day on October 28th, our solemn novena continues on Thursday nights at 7:30 P.M. in the church. To celebrate our patron Saint’s Feastday, there will be Mass on Thursday, October 28th at 8:45 A.M. and Bishop Catanello will be celebrating a Multi-Lingual Mass at 7:30 P.M.

Please pray for our young people who will be receiving the sacrament of Confirmation on Friday November 5th. Bishop DiMarzio will be coming that day.

Christmas Tenor Concert: On Sunday, November 28th at 3:00 P.M. Mr. Daniel Rodriguez will sing a Benefit Concert to help St. Michael’s at Sunset Park, Brooklyn. For more information or reservations call the Rectory office (718)768-6065. Parking available.

The annual Marian Pilgrimage of the Brooklyn Diocese is scheduled for October 23rd, 2004. We will share a bus with Holy Family Church. The bus will leave at 6:00 A.M. from Holy Family parking lot and return at 11:00 P.M.

For those of you who didn’t have a chance to go with us, you can still go by calling Our Lady of Miracles at 1 (718) 257-2400 as soon as possible. They have a few seats. For your convenience, they also have a big parking lot.

We continually need food to help the needy in our area. Please leave non perishable food (cans) in the box in the Narthex.

On Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. free flu shots will be provided by the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, for the first 250 participants. Free Mammograms will be provided by the American-Italian Cancer Foundation and the Women’s Outreach Network from 9:00 to 5:00 P.M. Women must call for an appointment at 1-800-564-6868. Free PSA, Prostate Cancer Screening will be provided from 10:00 and 2:00 P.M. St. Columba RC Church is located at 2245 Kimball Street Brooklyn, NY, between Avenue U and V, near Kings Plaza Mall.

We will begin training of new Altar Servers soon for boys and girls grades 5 and up. Registration forms are available in the office.




The members of Plymouth Congregational Church invite you to worship and fellowship with us.

We are located at 1223 East 96 Street, between Ave J and Flatlands Avenue, 1-718-649-5962; Fax 1-718-649-3702.

Our Sr. Pastor is Rev. Albert Morrison.

We preach Jesus Christ, crucified and buried, risen on the third day, ascended to heaven and coming again in glory!

Order of services: Sunday Morning 9:30 - Youth and Adult Sunday School 10:45 am Devotional Period. 11:00am - Worship Service. Monday 7:00pm, “Hour of prayer” Wednesday 7:30 pm, Prayer & Bible Study. Thursday - Choir Rehearsal, Thursday 6:30pm. Communion Service, every 1st Sunday. Youth Service every second Sunday. Fifth Sunday - Missionary Service.

Christian Church

Of Canarsie

We are located at 606 E. 89th St.

Our schedule of services are as follows:

Sunday Worship, 9:00AM & 11:30 AM. - Sunday School 10:30 AM. - Sunday Children Church 11:30AM. - Wednesday Worship 7:30PM.

Our phone numbers are 718-649-4516 and 718-272-5150.

Mount Carmel

Worship And

Outreach Center

We are located at 786-788 East 46th Street, Brooklyn New York 11203. 718-978-6140; 718-209-4170; 917-609-0909. Pastor: Rev. Glen Lawrence, Secretary Treasurer: Mrs. Ruth Warden.

Pastor Glen Lawrence and members of the Mount Carmel Worship and Outreach Center invite you, your family and friends to our church. This is your place for warm Christian Fellowship, in salvation, healing of Body, Soul and Mind and for deliverance.

Services are held: Sundays: Sunday School at 10am, Worship Service at 11am, Wednesdays: Prayer meeting & Bible study at 7pm.

For prayers call (718)209-4170 or 917-609-0909.

Call for possible help with transportation to church.



Reformed Church

We are located at 1155 East 93rd Street (near Conklin Ave.).

Our phone is 718-649-3759. Our pastor is Rev. Felix A. Busby.

The Canarsie Community Reformed Church is a culturally diverse church, seeking to reconcile all God’s children to Christ, through the renewing of the spirit and mind, and by living in conformity to the Word of God through Jesus Christ.

Weekly church activities begin on Sunday mornings with Sunday School for children and teens at 10:45AM and Sunday Service at 11:00 AM with sermons on inspirational and insightful topics.

Audio tapes of each Sunday’s sermon are available immediately after services.

Large print Bibles are available for the visually impaired, and a Conductive Loop System adaptable to T-switch.

Prayer Services are held on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM and Bible Study on Thursdays at 7:00PM.

The Youth Group meets on Saturdays at 7PM.

Special services include our Communion every first Sunday, and Healing Service every fifth Sunday.

Canarsie Full

Gospel Chapel

Our schedule of services is as follows: Worship Service, Sunday 10:45 a.m and 7:00 p.m. Sunday School, Sunday 9:45 a.m.

We are located at 1186 Remsen Ave. The phone number is 257-2576.

Our Pastor is John Schreck, and the associate pastor is Kenneth Friedmann.

Kingslawn United



Our service schedule is as follows:Sunday morning 11:30AM, Worship Service. Sunday morning, 10:30 AM, Sunday School.Wednesday evening, 7:30PM, Prayer Fellowship. Friday evening, 6:00 PM, Youth Fellowship.

We are located at 2368 Ralph Avenue. Our phone number is (718)-241-0736.

Rose Of Sharon

Baptist Church

We invite you to worship with us. All are welcome. We are located at 77 Conklin Ave (in the T.J. Club) the phone number is 347-225-1248.

Our schedule of service is as follows: Sunday worship at 11 AM, Sunday School at 10 AM also prayer and Bible study on Monday at 6 PM.

Our special service include our communion every First Sunday. Our Pastor is Nathan J. Williams and our Deacon is Norvell Hampleton.




The Canarsie Community Yeshiva, located at 1387 East 96th Street, extends a gracious welcome to the entire Jewish community.

We are announcing that registration is ongoing for our community Yeshiva. Classes, which are held Sunday thru Wednesday evenings at the Yeshiva.

An open invitation is extended to the Canarsie community Daily Minyan. Our Prayer Group is located at Congregation AAA Sfard 1385 East 94th Street. Services start at 6 AM, with study period from 6:35-7:05 AM.

Please call (718) 646-9638 if you want more information.



For a beautiful Oneg Shabbos spirit, please join us for Davening in our lovely, spacious, and air conditioned Shul. Enter through the glass doors in our parking lot on E. 98th St. between Ave. N & Seaview Ave. Our office telephone number is 1-718-251-1900. The mailing address is 1440 E. 99th St. Brooklyn, NY 11236. Office hours are announced during Shabbos services for the upcoming week. Call to join our mailing list and be informed of our many activities firsthand.

We have Russian language Siddurim for those who require them. Learn Torah on the go with our “Shuir-on-a-cassette” tapes. They are free for the asking. Come in and pick some up.

Friday night October 22nd is Shabbos Lech Lecha. Services are at 5:45 pm. Light your Shabbos candles at 5:46 pm Friday. Saturday morning Shabbos we daven Shacharis at 8:45 am. The Torah reading is at 10:00 am. Shabbos is over Saturday night at 6:46 pm. Make Havdalah with wine, spices, and a multi-wick flame.

Mazel Tov to Rebekah, Aaron, Elleshevah, and Moses Rybstein on the birth of their new baby brother.

The new addition’s Bris will take place tomorrow morning, Friday at 7:00 am during Shachris services.

A hearty Refuah Sh’loimeh to the sick of our community. Get well soon!

We have formed a chess club amongst the many Seaview members who enjoy the game. Right after the Kiddush on Shabbos mornings, the chess matches begin. All levels are welcome to join.

Temple Emanu-El

Of Canarsie

Rabbi Joshua Minkin, Cantor Doris Cohen, Presidents Warren Nadel and Leonard Strum, the officers and trustees invite you to join us in prayer every Friday night at 8:00 PM and Saturday morning at 10:00 AM. Following Friday service, please join us for Oneg Shabbat.

Get well wishes to any of our Temple members, family or friends who are ailing. Best wishes to all who are celebrating October Simchas.

Friday night regular service begins at 8:00 PM.

Classes: Come join Rabbi Minkin for our adult classes on Friday nights after service, and Saturday mornings before service.

Come to the senior center at Temple Emanu-El for a hot lunch made in our kitchen, a game of bingo, cards and other enjoyable activities that go on each day. We are street accessible. Come meet old friends and make new ones.

Please feel free to visit us at 1880 Rockaway Parkway (Between Avenues M & N). Telephone 1-718-251-0450 or E-mail us at 1880@aol.com.

Young Israel

Of Canarsie

Vice Presidents Irving Steinfeld and Barbara Rubin invite the community to join us at services throughout the year.

Candle lighting for Friday evening Parshas Lech-Lecha is 5:47 PM. Services begin with Mincha at 5:55. Shabbos morning services begin at 9 AM.

This week’s kiddush is hostsed by several members of the Synagogue and the congregation is cordially invited to participate. Shabbos afternoon Mincha at 5:45 followed by seudah shelishis. Shabbos ends with havdala at 6:51 PM.

Services this coming week each evening at 5:45 PM. Monday & Thursday mornings at 6:20, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday at 6:30 AM and Sunday at 8 AM.

Start and end the day right. Attend services as often as possible.


Jewish Center

Rabbi Myron Rakowitz, President Israel Maya, Hazan Isac Faineh and Sisterhood President Hermosa Behar cordially invite you to attend our Religious and Educational programs.

Friday night services begin with Shir Hashirim at 5:50 PM.

Everyone is invited to attend our Kiddush this Shabbat after services which is being tendered by Mr. & Mrs. Elias Tacher in memory of Roberto Behar Tacher and by the Family of Ezra Ben Sara Yadgarov in his memory.

After the morning Kiddush on Shabbat, our Rabbi Rakowitz conducts a class. Saturday evening Tehilim and Torah Study at 5 PM, followed by Seudah Shilisheth. Daily service at 7:00 AM.

Sunday services at 8:00 AM. Shabbat services at 8:30 AM.

If you wish to make donations to Yeshivas, plant trees in Israel, buy Israeli Bonds, make pledges to the UJA/Operation Exodus Fund or contribute to any other cause, please feel free to call our office 718-257-0400.

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