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
March 12, 2021
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Mass Intention Schedule
Forth Sunday of Lent
March 14 - March 20, 2021
3/15..No Mass

St. Boniface

Frank Zona
For the People of the Parish
Honora O'Malley
For All Souls - Cho Family
Joseph Maiello
Mae & Salim Karam

Margaret Mary Cavanaugh
For the People of the Parish
Pavel Shmeykahl
Oratorian Vocations
Kathleen Garber
Lyn Montgomery DiFrenza
Frank & Mary Schiller
Bruna Maragni
Stations of the Cross at Assumption
on Fridays of Lent
After the 9:00am Mass and in the evening at 6pm in the church.
Pray the Lenten Stations of the Cross
For those who would like to pray with us, click HERE for the PDF.
Please keep the sick of the community in your prayers: Elizabeth Jackson, Alfred Guadagno, Sister Seton Cunneen, Patrick Turner, Miriam Janove.

Rest In Peace: Joan Brooks, George Thakur.

If you would like add someone to the prayer list, email the parish office at or go to the website and complete the form.
Easter Flower Offering in Memoriam and Best Wishes
If you would like to dedicate altar flowers in memory of a loved one or in honor of someone, please send in the name(s) to or include the names on your parish giving envelopes.. We will print the names and remember them at mass on Easter Sunday. The donation for altar flowers is $20.00.
Oratory Virtual Coffee Hour continues after Mass on Zoom. Whether you attend Mass in-person or livestream, don’t miss the opportunity to gather as a community online. Bring your own coffee (or tea). Conversation will be provided.

Topic: Oratory Coffee Hour
Time: Mar 14, 2021 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Sunday, March 14, 12:30pm
Vaccine Appointments – Support in Signing Up
If you or someone you know does not have internet access or needs support in submitting the request, please email Fr. Michael at or or call the office 718-875-2096 ext. 12 and leave your, or the person’s contact information.
Please remember, if you are able, to keep supporting our parishes as we try to maintain staff, clergy and operations during this time.

You can make your donation online through PushPay by clicking on one of the links. Please use the poor box fund on Pushpay or use the Lenten collection basket in the church to make your offering.

Lenten Collections
Catholic Relief Services, Diocesan Collection
St. Mark’s in Turkana, Kenya (Poor Box Fund), St. Boniface
Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Floenceau, Haiti (Poor Box Fund), Assumption

Or mail checks to:
64 Middagh St
Brooklyn NY 11201
Attn: either ABVM or St Boniface
Please be sure to send all mail to 64 Middagh Street. The Post Office is no longer forwarding  our mail. Thank you!

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