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
June 3, 2022
Family Mass at Assumption and Adult Confirmation
June 5, 9:30am
150th Anniversary
June 5 - Mass of rededication at the 11:15am Mass, the feast of St Boniface (supplanted by Pentecost this year).

Vespers and lecture by Fr Anthony on the history of the parish and church at 3:00pm. Lecture - Germans in America and in Brooklyn: The Early Community of St Boniface (1854-1872).
Father’s Day Novena Masses begin June 18
Please send in your names (living & deceased) for the Novena of Masses for Father’s Day. You can use PushPay to make an offering or place it in an envelope in the stewardship basket. Send names to

The deadline to submit names is Wednesday, June 14.
Wellness Wednesdays
Join Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens for free information on healthy resources, tips and more. Click here: Wellness Wednesdays!
New Mass Schedule

5:00pm Saturday and 9:30am Sunday

St. Boniface
11:15am and 6:00pm Sunday
Mass Intentions
If you would like to request a mass for someone living or deceased, mass intentions are available for the weeks or months ahead. Email The offering is $20. Please pay by using Pushpay or by mailing a check to 64 Middagh St. Brooklyn, NY 11201.
Weekly Mass Intention Schedule
Pentecost Sunday

6-4.....5:00pm....Silvio Pluchinotta
6-5.....9:30am.....For the People of the Parish
6-6.....(No Mass)
6-7.....8:00am....Lee Walden
6-8.....8:00am....Germaine Desbas
6-9.....8:00am....Rita Collins
6-10...8:00am....Lucy Acerra

St Boniface
6-5.....11:15am.....Sedley O’Brien and Frank O’Brien
6-5.....6:00pm.....Courtlyn Shorte
6-6.....12:10pm....Thomas McDermott
6-7.....12:10pm....John H. Linder, Sr.
6-8.....12:10pm....Audrey B. Sargent
6-9.....12:10pm....Christina Seo (Birthday)
6-10....(No Mass)
Please keep the sick of the community in your prayers:
Kim Manzi, Janice Clark, Patrick Turner, Fr. Michael Himes.

Rest In Peace: John Richardson, Giselle Pasamonte DeSchepper, Gianna Milan DeSchepper,  Angelo Cirelli.
St. Boniface
Music Selection
Pentecost Sunday

Matteis Ciaccona
Bruckner Locus Iste
Mozart Veni Sancte Spiritus KV 47
Leclair Adagio, Tempo Gavotta
Aichinger Factus est repente
Leclair Giga

Edson Scheid, Violin
Nathan Whittaker, Violoncello
Altar Dedications

St. Boniface
Sanctuary Candle offered by Fr Dennis.
In Memory of the Murphy and Corrado Families. (June-Dec)

Sanctuary Candle offered by the Cho Family. (through 6/11)
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.

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