Local Catholic School for Our Lady of Refuge

Our Lady of Refuge Church

Our Lady of Refuge Church is a Roman Catholic Parish that has been serving the people of the Midwood Section of Brooklyn since 1911. Originally founded by Irish and German Catholics it now serves some 30 nationalities and three language groups — English, Spanish and Creole.

Mass is said several times per day at Our Lady of Refuge. For Mass times on Holy Days of Obligation or on National Holidays please visit the news section of this website. Our Lady of Refuge serves the social needs of all, regardless of a person's religious affiliation. The parish offers many services to the community including a food pantry that provides for 300 households each week.

We hope you will feel welcome and at home at Our Lady of Refuge and get involved in the many activities of the parish.

Latest Parish News

  • Boat Ride – August 6 from 4:30pm-9pm

    Come join us for a boat ride on August 6 from 4:30pm-9pm. Delicious food, soft drinks, music and lots of Entertainment is included! Tickets are $60 for adults and $30 for children (5-12years). This is a special tour with great sight seeing on the ship Sheryll Princess. Tour will launch from Pier 8 Emmons Avenue, […]

  • Free Concert at Our Lady of Refuge – July 22nd at 7pm

    A free concert at Our Lady of Refuge will be held on Friday, July 22nd at 7pm. A performance will be given by Rev. Kevin McDonald who will be performing a soulful blend of gospel and funk music. Guaranteed to lift the Heart!