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

  • Community Event: 15th Annual Barbecue & Street Fair Memorial Day

    Our Lady of Refuge Roman Church will host their 15th Annual Barbecue and Street fair on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th, 2015 from 10:00AM-4:00PM. The day’s events will be held in the parish parking lot and on East 21st Street between Farragut Road and Foster Avenue.   There will be entertainment for the entire family […]

  • The Ascension of Our Lord May 14

    Forty Day after the Resurrection, our Lord Jesus Christ, attended by Angels, ascended into heaven, in the sight of His most holy Mother, His Apostle, and disciples, to the great wonder of them all. A Trilingual Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 pm on Thursday May 14th.