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 25, 2021
Visit our website for more information: www.oratorychurch.org
Mass Intention Schedule
Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Please keep the sick of the community in your prayers:
Sally Larson, Odessa Burke Ryan, Frank Kubicek, Cathy Sorenson Schneible, Lisa Giordano, Maria Turner.

Rest In Peace: William Wiser, Martha Cuchilla, Ray Turner, Anthony Ibelli.
Summer Weekend Mass Schedule
through Sept 5, 2021
Assumption
5:00pm Vigil on Saturday
10:30am Sunday
No First Saturday Mass at Assumption during the summer months.

St. Boniface
9:00am and 6:00pm on Sundays
First Reconciliation experience with Father Mark.
Congratulations to all our young people who received First Holy Communion at the Oratory Parishes.
Assumption Parish Pastoral Council
Parish Council nominations will close this week. Please use this link to nominate yourself or someone else: Assumption PPC Nomination.

Consider nominating someone who is willing to serve a three-year term as we continue to build forward post pandemic. Nominations will be reviewed by the PPC in July.
St Boniface Nominations for Parish Council
Participation in the Parish Council is an opportunity to help shape activities at St Boniface as we reopen from the pandemic and move forward with the new construction. Please consider if you would like to nominate someone or yourself for one of the 3 open positions of members- at-large. We hope to attract a diversity of nominees for these two year positions.

Members at large are expected to attend the monthly meeting of the PPC and to assume leadership responsibility with new or current initiatives of the council. We accept up to 6 nominations for the election of 3 positions.

To nominate someone or yourself, please contact Nancy Dawes at tiann3@msn.com.
The Watermark invites you to explore exciting opportunities for retirement living—including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and a variety of other options—at 21 Clark Street in Brooklyn Heights. This is a brand-new community for seniors.
You are invited to a free informational luncheon with a delicious chef-prepared lunch and an informative overview of important considerations for senior living, followed by a tour of the historic renovated building in the heart of Brooklyn Heights.

Date: June 29 & 30
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm or 1:00pm - 3:00pm
RSVP to Michael Flores by June 27th
at 347-343-4900 or mflores@watermarkcommunities.com
Stewardship
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.

  • Special Collection this weekend 6/27/2021 for Peterspence.

Or mail checks or envelopes to:
64 Middagh St
 Brooklyn NY 11201
Attn: either ABVM or St Boniface

You will notice new QR codes in both of our church sites which you can scan with your smartphone and connect to Pushpay to support stewardship, special collections and other contributions. Here is how they will appear in poster form.
St. Boniface
Assumption
Summer Office Hours at the Oratory Parishes
through Friday, September 3

Office Hours will be Monday through Thursday 10am to 3:30pm.
The Office will be closed on Fridays over the summer.

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
718.875.2096