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 4, 2021
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Congratulations to Vincent Jose Mendez, Luke William Neal, Ana Carlota Pelucarte Franco, Carolina Ramirez and Giancarlo Salinas who prepared for the sacrament over the past year and were confirmed on the feast of Pentecost at Assumption.

They were joined by sponsors and family for the joyous celebration. May the gifts of the Holy Spirit enrich their lives and through them our communities and the world.
Mass Intention Schedule
June 6 - June 12, 2021
Please keep the sick of the community in your prayers:
Martha Cuchilla, John Cranston, Bill LaForette, Elisabeth Michael, Marie Christine Gallo, Tom Hartmann, Elsa Grotian Matthews, Laura Perez.

Rest In Peace: Jimmy Becker, Thomas Moogan, Maria Leduc, Emma Perez, Jean Nelson, John DeLorenzo, John Delury.
Congratulations Br. Tim!
The Congregation of the Oratory is pleased to announce that Timothy Passow, a Novice of the Brooklyn Oratory will be vested the habit of the Congregation.

The members of the Oratory will concelebrate and participate in the Liturgy. All are welcome to join us and some members of Tim’s family and friends for this joyous occasion.

Saturday June 5 at the 5:00pm Vigil Mass for the Feast of Corpus Christi at Assumption Parish.
NEW! Bible Study
The St. Charles Borromeo/St. Augustine – St. Francis Xavier Bible Study Group invites the members of The Brooklyn Oratory parish communities to join them. Working with the Little Rock Scripture Study program, the next 3 sessions on the Letters of John will be on June 6, 13 & 27. Meetings are on Zoom on Sunday evenings at 5:00pm. Each session is approximately 1 hour long. New members are welcome. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, you may contact Virginia Navarro at for the materials.

Join Zoom:
The meeting ID is: 849 0802 1688 and the password is: 1584
To join via a computer or smart phone click on this link and select Launch Meeting to be connected:

To join by phone, dial (301) 715-8592 and, when prompted,
enter the meeting ID 849 0802 1688 followed by # (you will not need a password).

Sunday evenings at 5:00pm, June 6, 13 & 27
First Eucharist
We are pleased that our young people will celebrate first Holy Communion the next two weekends. The families and First Communicants will attend one of the Masses at Assumption or St. Boniface on June 6, 12 or 13th.
Father’s Day Novena Masses begin June 20
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
Imagining Mary Conversation Program
We encourage you to view the short video Imagining Mary
Spend a little time during Mary’s month of May contemplating the images and listening to prayers said by members and friends of the Oratory in her honor.

Then, join other members of the Oratory Community. To register, please click HERE.

Plan to join a half-hour Conversation Program sponsored by the Oratory Anti-Racism Task Force about the video Imagining Mary during a specially-themed coffee hour on June 13.

Sunday, June 13 at 1:00pm
Summer Weekend Mass Schedule begins
Sunday June 20 through Sept 5, 2021
5:00pm Vigil on Saturdays
10:30am Sunday

St. Boniface
9:00am and 6:00pm on Sundays
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

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