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St. Pancras Parish, established in 1904, is a Roman Catholic Parish Community of the Diocese of Brooklyn & Queens.

We are a people with diverse cultures, needs and gifts who come together as part of the Body of Christ to live and share the gospel message of Jesus.

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Daily Mass Readings & Listen to Podcast


Thursday, May 5

Ascension of the Lord

( - day of obligation )

8.30am

12.00 noon

7.30pm

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SUNDAY MASS INTENTION
Sunday Mass:

4:30 pm - Saturday Vigil

7:45

9:00

10:30

12:00 noon (In Polish)

Weekday mass:

8:30 am Monday through Saturday

Confessions:

3:30 pm on Saturdays

Holy Day massof obligation:

As announced in bulletin and at Sunday Mass.

If you have the Mass Intention for a Sunday Mass, please see one of the Ushers in the rear of the Church at least 10 minutes before the start of the Mass.
This will allow you to present the Gifts of Bread and Wine in a respectful and prayerful manner at the Offertory Procession.

MUSIC MINISTRY

The Adult Choir is looking for members to join us in our celebrations. We are in need of men and women.  Anyone from High School age and up are welcome. Please give this ministry some consideration!

THE CHILDREN’S CHOIR.


The Children's Choir will resume rehearsals this Thursday, April 7 at 3:00 in the Church.  Anyone from Grades 2 on up are welcome to join. The choir will sing on Mother’s Day, May 8 at the 10:30 Mass.

Tom Fierro, Director of Music

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Question ans answers

..of the month.

"God speaks only one single Word, his one Utterance in whom he expresses himself completely…For this reason, the Church has always venerated the Scriptures as she venerates the Lord’s Body”

(Catechism of the Catholic Church, 102–103).

 

SCHOOL PARKING LOT


Please be advised that it is necessary for all parishioners to use the Myrtle Avenue gate to enter and exit the school parking lot from Monday - Friday when attending daily Mass.

Thank you for your cooperation.
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Holiday TRAVELS?
Don’t take a vacation from Church!  No need to miss Sunday Mass while traveling.
An electronic ministry offers Catholics, especially travelers and those on vacation, information on where to find a Church for Mass or other worship services.

Go online to: http//www.MassTimes.org.

The website offers the address of a parish, contact information and, if available, the
parish’s website.

See you in Church!


THE EUCHARIST

Just as the bread, which is made from the earth, when God is invoked is no longer common bread but the Eucharist, both earthly and heavenly, so our bodies, after we have received the Eucharist, are no longer corruptible, since they hold the hope of the resurrection. St. Irenaeus
 

 

 

 
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If you are a parishioner who needs envelopes, wishes to “catch-up” on contributions, or needs to update an address or family information, please call or come to the Rectory.

As always we thank you for your continued generosity and support of our Parish. We look forward to seeing you at Mass.

In addition, there is no need to miss Sunday Mass while traveling! An electronic ministry offers Catholics, especially travelers and those on vacation, information on where to find a parish for Mass or other worship services.   Go online: http://www.MassTimes.org the website offers the address of a parish, contact information and, if available, a particular parish's website.  See you in church.

 
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION FOR ADULTS (RCIA)
Are you interested or do you know someone who is interested in becoming a Catholic?
Are you a Baptized Catholic and would like to receive the Sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation?
Please contact the Rectory at 718-821-2323.

If you have been Baptized, please obtain a Baptismal Certificate from the Church of your Baptism.
If you were Baptized at Saint Pancras, please let us know.


JESUS IS THE REASON
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THE CROSS
We should glory in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, for he is our salvation, our life and our resurrection; through him we are saved and made free.

Morning Mass is celebrated at 8:30 am Monday-Saturday, Saturday Vigil is 4:30 pm, and Sunday Mass is 7:45 am, 9:00 am, 10:30 am, and 12:00 noon (Polish).

We hope you join us!
 


 
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CHAINS OF GRACE

The chains of grace are so powerful, and yet so sweet, that though they attract our heart, they do not shackle our freedoms.

St. Francis de Sales

 

 
 
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Please remember to dress modestly and appropriately when coming to Mass
ONLY ONE

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.

—St. Augustine

THE POWER OF PRAYER

Much prayer, much power!

Little prayer, little power!

No prayer, no power!

—Anonymous

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New Words:  A Deeper Meaning, but the Same Mass
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morefrom United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.


Roman Missal:  Changes in the Assembly's Parts

Changes in the Parts of the People in the Revised Order of the Mass in the Roman Missal, Third Edition (approved by the USCCB, June 2006; confirmed by the Holy See, June 2008).

Click here to Review and Print a Four Page Guide

 
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MINISTERS OF PRAISE

Please join your prayers with our Ministers of Praise, our home-bound parishioners, as they pray the month of April for the young people of our Catholic community.  We pray that they will be filled with the Holy Spirit and return to church and embrace their faith.

In light of the recent violence which has erupted in our world, we pray for the victims and their families and an end to terrorism.

We also ask for your prayers for the safety of those who fight to protect us

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Mary, Queen of Peace, Pray for us!

The Truth About Jesus

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Guides for Catholic Living

Pope John Paul II outlined a clear program for the future of the Church in his 2001 apostolic letter Novo Millennio Ineunte (At the Beginning of the New Millennium).

His plan is brilliant in its simplicity: Promote Sunday Mass, confession, prayer and community service. These four things are easy to promote and life-changing.

To help Register readers take up the Holy Father’s challenge we have produced four guides in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format for you to download, print out and pass on.

Mass Guides
Mass Guide
Confession Guides
Confession Guide
Prayer Guides
Prayer Guide
Living Guides
Catholic Living Guide
  Confession Guide in Spanish
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Adult Reception of Sacraments
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St. Pancras offers instruction for anyone who may be interested in Baptism, Eucharist, or Confirmation.  The adult sessions are available to anyone who is sixteen or older.  Please contact the Rectory at 718-821-2323 for additional information.
 

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Elements of the Program

Time-  We always need volunteers to serve our parish, including your neighbors and friends.  Memorable events depend on gifts of time and effort.

Talent-  You help our parish increase its service by sharing your own expertise, interests, and abilities.

Treasure-  Finally, we ask you to increase your weekly offering to the parish. This would help us maintain our programs and our budget. more Click to go back to top of Page
 


 

 
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The Collection: A Privilege

As the altar is prepared for the celebration of the Eucharist, the collection is taken up. In the early church, this part of the Mass must have been something to behold, as the people suddenly began to move, bringing forward to the deacons and priests freshly-baked bread and fine wine.  Then, after the Eucharistic Prayer, that same community came forward again in the Communion procession, and they received back the very gifts they had given, now transformed into something infinitely more precious than bread and wine: the very Body and Blood of Christ.

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Mass Schedule
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(All are Welcome to attend)
 
  Sunday Mass
4:30 pm Saturday Vigil
7:45 am  

9:00 am

 

10:30 am

 
12:00 noon (in Polish)
   
  Weekday Mass
8:30 am Monday - Friday
8:30 am Saturdays
 
Holy Day Mass:  As announced in Bulletin and at Sunday Mass
 
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Please be sure to check out our School/Fundraising Page for upcoming events.

Be an Angel to a St. Pancras School Student:
Please consider sponsoring a child's tuition in our school next academic year.  Your gift will provide a life changing opportunity for a youngster and is tax deductible.
 

 
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10 Things your Child or Grandchildren  should know about Prayer
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  1. Prayer is communication.
    It can be spoken or silent. It can be a song or a story. It can be a picture or a dance.
  2. Prayer can be done as often as you like.
    Every week. Every day. Every hour.
  3. Prayer can be done however you want.
    There's no right or wrong way to pray.
  4. Prayer can be shared, but doesn't have to be.
    It can be done alone or with a favorite toy. It can be done with friends, family or pets.
  5. Prayer can be done anywhere.
    It can be done in your room or at the kitchen table. It can be done out in your yard, at the park or even at the zoo.
  6. Prayer can be done in any mood.
    You can be happy, sad, angry, scared or confused when you pray.
  7. Prayer can be for yourself or someone else.
    If you know someone who could use a little help -- add them to your prayers.
  8. Prayer doesn't need a certain structure, length or specific words.
    Whatever words you use, long or short, however your prayer comes out is fine.
  9. Prayer doesn't need a special occasion.
    There are certain prayers appropriate to special occasions but you don't need to wait for a special time to pray.
  10. Prayer doesn't have to be a request.
    It can also be used to give thanks for what you have already received. "Thank you," is a perfect prayer.
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St. Pancras Novena
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Feast Day: May 12

The Benefits of praying this Novena are:

 

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