Events

May 2018

 

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Friday, May 4, 2018 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.

 

THE MARIAN MOVEMENT OF PRIESTS CENACLE & MASS

Saturday, May 6, 2018 at 10:30 AM

OLS Church

All are invited to pray for all priests and all the faithful to remain close to Mary.  There will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, recitation of the Holy Rosary followed by Mass.

 

RESTAURANT SHOWCASE DINNER

Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 6:00 PM

White Room

All are welcomed to enjoy a delicious evening with signature dishes from some of our neighborhood’s great restaurants!  Treat yourself and guests to a fun night of food samples from these fine places of dining and enjoy each other’s company.  Beverages and desserts will be offered along with live entertainment! Now is the time to make your reservation. The cost is only $25.00 per adult ($30.00 at the door) and registration forms are in the Gathering Space and tickets at the Parish Office.     

 

FAMILY MASS

Sunday, May 6, 2018 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 MEDICAL PERSONNEL

Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 9:30 AM

OLS Church

All parishioners in the medical field including doctors, nurses, paramedics, healthcare aides, physician assistants. medical technicians and others are welcomed to receive a special blessing and beautiful prayer card.  We thank medical personnel who assist the sick and infirmed and help to enhance their quality of life

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INFORMATION NIGHT

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Bishop Chappetto Hall

All are welcomed to learn more about Habitat for Humanity and partner with other parishes in Queens Deanery #5 by transforming vacant and blighted houses into newly renovated homes for low income families in Queens. Come and find out more and if you have any questions please feel free to contact Deacon Kevin Hughes who has volunteered to be our parish coordinator.

 

CONFIRMATION CEREMONY

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM

OLS Church

Please pray for the forty eight young men and women in the parish who will be confirmed by Bishop Raymond Chappetto and complete their initiation into the Church.

 

MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION

Sunday, May 13, 2018

OLS Church

All mothers in the parish will be blessed and receive a pink carnation at all the Masses compliments of the Special Events Committee.

 

ANNUAL MAY PROCESSION & CROWNING

Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM

OLS Church

All are invited to join with the First Communion children in procession to the outdoor Blessed Mother Statue for our annual May crowning following the 9:30 AM Mass.

 

BLESSING OF EXPECTANT PARENTS

Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM

OLS Church

Sponsored by the Special Events Committee parishioners who are expecting or adopting a child are welcomed to receive a blessing and a crib medallion.  Please call the Parish Office with your name and phone number no later than Thursday, May 10th.

 

19th ANNUAL FATHER TUGWOOD MEMORIAL GOLF OUTING

Monday, May 14, 2018

Everyone is asked to save the date and join in an exciting day of golf and/or dinner to follow in the Country Club Dining Room.  This year’s Golf Dinner honoree is UFCW Local 1500.

 

MEMORIAL MASS

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:45 AM

OLS Church

The beloved Sister Vincent Marie Binder, Director of the parish Human Concerns Center for 27 years (1985 to 2012), died on November 7th. Please join us as we honor Sister Vincent Marie for her dedicated outreach to the poor and needy for many years. A light luncheon will follow in Bishop Chappetto Hall.

 

CAR WASH

Saturday, May 19, 2018

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

OLS Parking Lot

Join in an exciting and fun car wash with the OLS School Class of 2018.  All donations will support the graduation events in June.

 

FIRST AID INSTRUCTION

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Bishop Chappetto Hall

All liturgical ministers and particularly ministers of hospitality are asked to be present to learn how to respond to an emergency situation during Mass.  Our own parishioners, John Gallagher and Paul Walters, will lead the class.

 

PENTECOST SUNDAY

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM

OLS Church

The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered to adults in the parish who complete their Christian Initiation today.

 

CULTURAL MASS

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 12:30 PM

All are welcomed to this special Mass celebration of the diversity of cultures in our parish and community.  You are asked to wear traditional attire proper to your ethnic heritage.

 

FLORES DE MAYO

Sunday, May 20, 2018

OLS Church

The Filipino-American Community invites everyone to celebrate the “Flowers of May,” in honor of Our Lady of the Snows with Mass at 5:00 PM.  Recitation of the Rosary will begin at 3:30 PM followed by a street procession displaying various images of Mary.  The procession route will be: starting from the front of the church, proceed to 80th Avenue and make a left onto 80th Avenue to 260 Street.  At 260 Street, make a right and proceed to 81st Avenue. At 81st Avenue, make a right and proceed towards 259 Street.  Make a right and proceed back to the front of the church. Father McBrien will be the main celebrant. Following the Mass there will be a festive reception in the White Room.  All are welcomed to this parish celebration in honor of Our Lady of the Snows!