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Our Vision

"There is only one Lord, one faith, one Baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all, and works through all, and is in all."  (Ephesians 4:4-6)

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Mass Schedule                                                        

Saturday Evenings (Sunday Vigil)

  • 5:00 pm

  • 7:30 pm (Spanish)


  • 8:15 am
  • 9:45 am (Alternating English & Spanish)
  • 11:30 am (Spanish)
  • 1:15 pm

Monday thru Friday

  • 12:10 pm


  • 12:10 pm, St. Mary Star of the Sea
  • 7:30 pm, St. Mary Star of the Sea (Spanish)

Holy Days



  • In English: The fourth Saturday of each month

  • In Spanish: The third Saturday of each month

Reconciliation (Confession)

  • Saturdays from 3:30 to 4:30 pm
  • By appointment

Matrimony (Marriage)

  • Please call the rectory for an appointment with a priest at least 6 months prior to the wedding.


Miraculous Medal Novena

  • Mondays immediately following the 12:10 Mass

Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament

  • First Sundays from 2:30 to 3:30 pm
  • First Fridays from 1:00 to 7:00 pm


Our Parish

St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude Parish

Rectory Office:

1920 New Haven Avenue
Far Rockaway, NY  11691

Phone: 718-327-1133
Fax: 718-327-3276

Email: info@saintsmaryandgertrude.org

Office Hours :

  • Mondays: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • Tuesdays thru Thursdays: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm; 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Fridays: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm;  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Saturdays: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 



Are you interested in joining the Catholic Church?


Adults interested in being baptized, confirmed or making their first communion should speak with a member of the parish staff to enroll in the R.C.I.A. program.




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