Community Events

Faithful Citizenship Voter Education Forum
Experts will address key issues such as immigration, income inequality
and the environment, as informed by Catholic Social Teaching.
WHERE: St. John’s University, D’Angelo Center, Room 128
     (8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica, NY 11439)
WHEN: Saturday, September 17, 2016
   9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
RSVP: or 718-722-6113
Sponsored by Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens in partnership with St. John’s University Vincentian Center for Church and Society
Bereavement Training Workshop
For those who wish to start a Bereavement Support Group in their parish.
Hosted by CCBQ Office of Mission
WHERE: Our Lady of Solace, 2866 W. 17th Street, Coney Island, Brooklyn
(To be held in the basement of the Parish Center)
WHEN: Saturday, September 10, 2016
Two Sessions Available: 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. or 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.
REGISTRATION: Registration is required and must include a pastor recommendation for your participation.
Seats are limited. Parking is available.
CONTACT:  Deacon Mauclair Simon at 718-722-6214 or to make a reservation for one of the sessions.
Three Things Talks: "Quality of Mercy"
A series that addresses issues of Catholic belief and teaching. Admission is free.
St. John's University
Queens Campus
St. Thomas More Church
March 5, 2016, 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
For more information, see the flyer, or contact:
Vincentian Center for Church and Society
Tel: 718-990-1612
Sponsored by America Media and Catholic Ministries American Bible Society
Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
at the Fulton Sheen Center for Culture and Thought
18 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012
Presenters include: John W. Martens, PhD; Richard Clifford, SJ; and Meghan Clark, PhD
Moderated by Fr. Matt Malone, SJ, editor in chief and president of America Media
For more info and RSVP by February 26, 2016
Tel: 212-515-0153
CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME: The cry of the earth and the cry of the poor
St. John's University
Queens Campus
D'Angelo Center, Room 416
January 30, 2016, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Register at
Conference is free, but registration is required.
Journey to Healing: End of Life Conversations
A PANEL DISCUSSION featuring: The Conversation ProjectRev. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P., Assoc. Prof., Providence College; Calvary Hospice; and The Threshold Choir.
Saturday, November 7, 2015, 1:00 - 3:30 PM, at St. Francis College
This event is FREE, but registration is required. Register now.
For more information, call 718-722-6214 or email
Meeting for Parish Bereavement Facilitators & Eucharistic Ministers to the Homebound 
Brooklyn: Saturday, September 19, 2015; 3:00 - 5:00 PM; St. Boniface in Brooklyn
Queens: Saturday, September 26, 2015; 3:00 - 5:00 PM; Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Astoria, Queens
Call 718-722-6214 or 718-722-6113 to RSVP or for more information.
A Gathering of Grief
Saturday, June 13, 2015; 1:00 PM
Douglaston Immaculate Conception Center-Queens
7200 Douglaston Pkwy
Little Neck, NY 11362

Health Fair
Saturday, May 9, 2015; 1:00 PM
Kings Bay Library
3650 Nostrand Avenue
(Between Ave. W & X)
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Call 718-769-3579 for more information.


Earth Day Celebration
Wednesday, April 22, 2015; 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Catholic Charities Queens Community Center
23-40 Astoria Blvd.
Astoria, NY 11102
Call 718-726-9790 for more information.

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