The Link
The newsletter for The Brooklyn Oratory Parishes

"I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons."
-St. John Henry Cardinal Newman, C.O.
 The Brooklyn Oratory Parishes
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Boniface
November 19, 2021
Baloney Sandwich Sunday
Sponsored by Oratory Young Men’s Group (OMG)

  • When: Sunday, November 21 at the 6pm Mass
  • Who: Anyone who would like to participate!
  • Why: In support of Catholic Worker soup kitchen on the Lower East Side.
  • What: Two slices of baloney (any variety); one slice of American cheese; white bread; with a bit of mayo; each in its own bag; as many as you can.
For more information contact Fr Anthony
Thanksgiving Food Drive: Last Call!
Please join the Oratory Parishes in sharing our bounty for Thanksgiving by bringing non-perishable food items to church by Sunday, November 21. All donations can be left in the back of the church.

To make a financial contribution, you can go to the parish PushPay and choose "Food Drive" when prompted to Choose Fund.
We welcome all contributions and thank you for the blessing of your participation!
Thanksgiving Day Mass Schedule

Vigil Mass on Wednesday, November 24 at 6:00pm.
Please note! There is no 8am Mass on 11/25 & 11/26, Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving.

St. Boniface 
10:00am Mass on Thanksgiving Day.
Please keep the sick of the community in your prayers:
Suzanne Mollman, Jean Ryan, MaryAnne Longo, Ethel Louise Byers Wolf.

Rest In Peace: Patricia LaMarre, Robert Jaeger, Karen Witherspoon, Gerald Russello, Winnie O’Grady.
World AIDS Day
We will be commemorating World AIDS Day. If you lost a loved one to the AIDS epidemic and would like their name added to the list of names to be read during the service, please contact Ben Kulos at

After the 11:15 Mass on November 28, St. Boniface 
Snow Removal Assistance
We are looking for someone to assist with snow removal for the parishes. If you are interested or know of someone, please contact Fr. Mark or Fr. Michael
Your faithful stewardship has helped sustain our communities and maintain vital ministries and services. Thank you for keeping faith with us and supporting our common work of the gospel. You can make your donation online through PushPay by clicking on one of the links.

Stewardship Renewal Card
If you did not make it to Mass last weekend, please click on the link for Assumption or St. Boniface to complete your Annual Stewardship renewal form. You can print it out and mail it to the parish office at: Assumption or St Boniface, 64 Middagh St. Brooklyn, NY 11201 OR drop it in the collection basket on Sunday. Updating your phone and email enables us to keep you informed with the parish newsletter, The Link, and keeps our database current.

St. Boniface
Or mail checks or envelopes to:

64 Middagh St
 Brooklyn NY 11201
Attn: Assumption or St. Boniface
The Brooklyn Oratory Parishes 
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Boniface
Roman Catholic Communities in
Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights
Both parishes operate from one office:

64 Middagh Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201