2014 Organ Recital Series

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

  • June 22 The Meaning of the feast of Corpus Christi

    While the feast of Corpus Christi is not a holy day of obligation it is a solemn feast day because it celebrates one of the central mysteries of Catholic faith, the Holy Eucharist, Holy Communion, the Body and Blood of Christ under the forms of bread and wine.  The true feast, of course, should be […]

  • Blesseds Americans and the Venerable Pierre Toussaint

    June 28 at 6:30pm  Seminarian John Gribowich will speak about the lives of the 12 Blesseds Americans (Blesseds have been Beatified which is the third of the four steps in the canonization process) on the road to Canonization. At 7:30 pm that same evening Father Perry will celebrate Holy Mass in honor of Venerable Pierre Toussaint.  In commemoration of  his death, […]

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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