Religious Ed. Catechists & Door Monitors Needed


We are in need of a Volunteer who would be willing to help us out by teaching Grade 6 on Thursday afternoons from 3:30-4:30p.m. A desire to share your faith and a willingness to take the one time Virtus training session are all that is needed. Our office will provide you with on-going assistance as needed. Thursday classes begin on Thursday Oct. 1st.

We also are seeking a Volunteer Kindergarten teacher or a teacher’s helper for our youngest CCD class. High School and College students who may be seeking service hours or experience in a classroom are encouraged to consider this Volunteer position for Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-4:45p.m. beginning Wed. Sept. 30th.

We are looking for several responsible adults who would be able to sit inside of our school doors while our children are in Religious Education Classes. We need volunteers from 3:30-4:45p.m. on Wednesday afternoons beginning Wednesday Sept. 30th.

If you are considering any of these volunteer positions please leave a message for Margaret Quinlivan at the rectory (718-268-6143) and she will get back to you. Thank You! 


Concert, Reception and Opera Gala - November 14th


In celebration of Our Lady of Mercy’s 85th Anniversary, the Golden Rose Opera Works presents a night of glorious music on Saturday , November 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM right here in the sanctuary at Our Lady of Mercy Church. There will be a performance of a sacred orchestral music by Mozart and Corelli , a wine/cheese/refreshments intermission and Giacomo Puccini’s heart-breaking one act opera . Maestro Alex Wen again holds the baton for this third fully staged and orchestrated production by Mercy’s resident opera company, the Golden Rose Opera Works, directed and produced by Helen Van Tine Golden. 

Tickets are $40 /single and $140/ group of four. 

Profits go to Our Lady of Mercy Church . Please see flyer enclosed and in the church for  reservations/ information. Seating is limited so please contact Golden Rose Opera Works at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 718-793-2033.