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

  • Our Savior Lives Easter 2015 Our Lady of Refuge Brooklyn

    Easter 2015 Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia Christ is risen! Some people deny it. Some people don’t believe it. Some people can’t imagine what it means and we have our faith on the fact that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, once dead now lives; that the tomb of Death could not contain the Lord of Life; […]

  • Mass Schedule for Holy Week 2015

      Palm Sunday 3/29 7am & 11:30am English Mass 8:30am Spanish Mass 1:30 Haitian Kreyol Mass Holy Thursday 4/2 7:30pm Trilingual Mass Good Friday 4/3 10am English morning prayers-Church 10am Haitian morning prayers-Chapel 11am Spanish Seven Last Words-Church 3pm Service of the Passion of the Lord-Church Followed by outdoor stations of the cross Easter Vigil […]

Mass Times

Weekend in the Church


5:00pm (English)


7:00am & 11:30am (English)
8:30am (Espanol)
1:30pm (Hatienne Kreyol)

Daily in the Chapel

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday


Wednesday & Friday


First Friday

7:00am & 9:00am

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