Our Lady of the Snows Church

NOVEMBER EVENTS

ALL SAINTS DAY

November 1, 2017
OLS Church

The Mass schedule on November 1st which is a holyday of obligation for all Catholics will be 9:00 AM, 12 Noon and 7:30 PM.

ALL SOULS MASS

November 2, 2017 at 7:30 PM
OLS Church

We will pray for the souls of ninety-three parishioners who were buried from our church since last year. All family members, friends and neighbors of those we loved are welcomed to this special Mass as part of our All Souls remembrance in November.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Friday, November 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM
OLS Church

The Nocturnal Adoration Society conducts Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 7:00 PM in the church. A Holy Hour will begin at 8:00 PM and conclude with benediction. All are invited to spend time before the Blessed Sacrament.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS

November 4, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Parish Meeting Room

Facilitated by Deacon Steve this class is open to parishioners and friends looking at auto insurance and points reductions. Registration is $45.00 and advance registration is required. Call the Parish Office for more information.

FAMILY MASS

November 5, 2017 at 9:30 AM
OLS Church

All families in the parish are invited to attend and children are encouraged to participate in the monthly session of Breaking Open the Word.

BLESSING OF VETERANS

November 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM
OLS Church

In commemoration of Veterans' Day a salute and blessing of all veterans will take place. Men and women who have generously served us in the armed forces will be recognized for their bravery and valor. There will be a special blessing and a token of appreciation will be distributed to all veterans. Please invite family members, friends, neighbors and acquaintances who are veterans to this time of prayer and gratitude.

NEW PARISHIONERS MASS

November 5, 2017 at 12:30 PM
OLS Church

We welcome those who are new in the parish and thank them for their presence and prayer among us. Today they will receive a blessing, recognition from the parishioners and enjoy a light lunch in the White Room. The Evangelization Committee is happy to coordinate this special occasion in the parish.

VIANNEY

November 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Immaculate Conception Center Auditorium

This inspiring LIVE production performed by Leonardo Defilippis of Saint Luke Productions is sponsored by the parishes in Queens Deanery #5 including Our Lady of the Snows. Experience the gripping story of Saint John Vianney, the humble priest, who battled the devil to save souls. Filled with all of the elements of professional theater, the production runs 90 minutes and is suitable for ages 9 and up. Admission is free. Register at www.queensdeanery5.org. or call St. Anastasia Church Office at (718) 631-4454 Monday to Friday 4-7 PM.

FIRST EUCHARIST PREPARATION MASS

Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 9:30 AM
OLS Church

Children preparing to receive the sacraments of Penance and First Eucharist this Pastoral Year will participate in a special ceremony of preparation of welcome. Please pray for these children as they grow in their understanding and love of God, bear witness to Jesus, and continue in their initiation into the Catholic Church.

BAKE SALE

November 12, 2017
White Room

The Rosary Society invites all parishioners to stop in after Mass today and purchase some delicious home baked goods for Sunday morning breakfast and afternoon dessert!

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Center Auditorium

The acclaimed film, THE CASE FOR CHRIST, with Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen and Faye Dunaway will be shown o n the big screen and it's FREE! The movie is based on a true story in 1980 about a "Chicago Tribune" award-winning investigative journalist, named Walt Strobel, who is a self proclaimed atheist. Walt sets out to disprove the existence of God after his daughter is saved by a nurse and Walt's wife becomes a Christian. Family, friends and neighbors and parishioners throughout Queens Deanery #5 are invited! Seating is limited so please call Jane by November 15th at 718-229-5929 ext. 110 and let her know how many people will be attending. Snacks will be available for purchase too! See the attractive flyer on the bulletin board in the Gathering Space.

CONFIRMATION ENROLLMENT

November 19, 2017 at 9:30 AM
OLS Church

Young men and women will be formally enrolled into the Parish Confirmation Program. As they prepare to complete their initiation into the Catholic Church through the reception of Confirmation, the months ahead will be significant in their young lives as they bear witness to the fullness of the Holy Spirit through study, prayer and service. Please keep this year's confirmandi in your daily prayers.

MENSí BREAKFAST

Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Bishop Chappetto Hall

This first annual event sponsored by the Holy Name Society is opened to all men in the parish and following the 9:30 AM Mass there will be a hearty and delicious breakfast including bacon and eggs, roasted potatoes and bagels, coffee, tea, juices and much more. We welcome Father Patrick Griffin from Saint John.s University who will speak on "Learning from Saint Joseph . . . the husband, the father, the man!" Tickets are only $10.00 per person ($15.00 at the door) and are available after Mass today in the Gathering Space. Tickets can also be purchased this coming week in the Parish Office. All men in the parish are encouraged to come and meet each other, enjoy some good food and grow through the example of the holy man, Saint Joseph.

THANKSGIVING INTERFAITH SERVICE

November 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Bellerose Jewish Center

The clergy and congregations from St. Paul's International Lutheran Church, Bellerose Jewish Center, Temple Sholom of Floral Park and Our Lady of the Snows will reflect on God's bounty and goodness through prayer and in song. Invite family members, fellow parishioners and neighbors to this special night of recognition and thanksgiving. Light refreshments will be offered following the service.

PARISH THANKSGIVING LITURGY
November 23, 2017 at 9:00 AM OLS Church

Let us come together as a parish family and give thanks for God's bounty shared among all of us. At the end of Mass each family will receive a decorative placemat containing prayers to be offered at their Thanksgiving table.

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