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
- Christmas Mass Schedule 2014
2014 Christmas Mass Schedule at Our Lady of Refuge Church in Brooklyn. Christmas Eve 7 A.M. – English Mass 5 P.M. – Family Mass in English 12A.M. – Midnight Trilingual Mass Doors open at 10 p.m. (English, Spanish, Kreyol) Christmas Day 11:30 A.M -.Mass in English & Spanish 1:30 P.M. -Haitian Kreyol Mass
- Christmas its origins and meaning
CHRISTMAS the word itself is filled with meaning and sentiment and tradition and mystery. We celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on December 25 as a counterbalance to the pagan Roman celebration of the birth of the sun whereas in fact we are told that it is more likely the Jesus was born in June. […]
Weekend in the Church
7:00am & 11:30am (English)
Daily in the Chapel
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
Wednesday & Friday
7:00am & 9:00amView Detailed Mass Times
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