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Sunday, December 26, 2010 - Bishop DiMarzio and the staff of Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens send their sincerest thanks to the parishioners of St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude Parish for their generous contributions to the Christmas Collection for Catholic Charities.

Your gifts enable Catholic Charities to continue to work with the children and families of our diocese who are in need.

Please Note: ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL - 410 families from our parish pledged 79,705 to this year’s Annual Catholic Appeal.  To date we have received 58,028.

If you have not yet completed your pledge, please do so by December 31st so that the parish will receive credit for your gift.  We thank you one and all for your support.

Saturday, November 20, 2010 - The St. Mary's Alumni Association will hold its annual Mass for deceased alumni at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church on Saturday, November 20th, at 12:10 pm.  We are honored this year to have Msgr. Sean G. Ogle as celebrant.  Msgr. Ogle founded the alumni association, during his tenure as pastor, back in 1995.

Please join us for this very special Eucharistic Celebration in memory of our deceased alumni, and expression of love and support for their family and friends.  Msgr. Bracken has graciously invited all for coffee, tea, cookies and cake in the rectory, immediately following Mass (Lillian Higgins, Class of '50).
 

Friday, November 12, 2010 - St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude Parish is pleased to announce our 2010 Dinner Dance honoring our beloved former pastor, Fr. Jim Cunningham.  For more information, please contact Joanne at the Rectory, 718-327-1133, ext 16, or Carmen at 646-401-4648.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude Parish invite ALL to our Farewell Mass of Thanksgiving for our beloved Fr. Jim.  For more information, please contact Susan at the Rectory, 718-327-1133, ext 25.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - Rev. Msgr. John J. Bracken has graciously accepted the assignment as temporary administrator of St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude Parish in Far Rockaway, effective September 1, 2010.

Sunday, July 18, 2010 - St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude Parish invite ALL to our July Flea Market.  For more information, please contact Susan at the Rectory, 718-327-1133, ext 25.

July thru August, 2010 - Fr. Jim's Sunday Night Summer Catholic Film Series

June 18, 2010 - St. Mary Star of the Sea School Registration for September 2010 : Have you considered a Catholic School education for your child? St. Mary’s School provides the students with a fine academic education in a faith-filled environment.

Do you think that Catholic School is financially impossible for you to afford? There are two excellent scholarship programs available. Many families would be eligible for this help. Tuition may be more reasonable than you realize.

For Pre-Kindergarten – children must be 4 years old by December 1, 2010.  For Kindergarten – children must be 5 years old December 31, 2010.

There are limited spaces available in Grades 1 through 6. Students in Grades 7 and 8 are considered only in special circumstances.

Are you interested? Please call 718-327-2242 for an appointment.

May 21, 2010 - Fr. Jim Reassigned to Parish in Brooklyn!

April 2, 2010 - Good Friday Stations of the Cross through the streets of Far Rockaway!  View video

The Kathie and Christopher Lawler Dinner Dance honoring Bishop Joseph Sullivan - February 5, 2010, Immaculate Conception Center

 

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