March for Life

42nd Annual March for Life: January 22

The Diocesan Office of Government Affairs is sponsoring FREE roundtrip bus transportation to the March for Life in Washington, DC. The march in DC starts at noon on the National Mall. Buses depart on Thursday morning, January 22, from Queens, with two pickup locations:

6:30 a.m. Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston
7:30 a.m. Resurrection-Ascension Church, Rego Park
Parking is available at both locations.
Reserve a seat by January 20 by calling DeSales Media Group at 718-499-9705.

Alternatively, parishes in Astoria and Fresh Meadows are arranging bus trips and may have a few seats still available. Please contact them directly for details:

  • St. Joseph’s and Immaculate Conception churches, both in Astoria, departing at 6 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., respectively. Call Ann Gilmartin, 718-651-9017.
  • Holy Family Church (Utopia Parkway & 75 Ave.).  Call Cathy Donohoe at 917-929-2752.

To learn more about pro-life activities within the Diocese of Brooklyn, visit the Joint Parish Respect Life Committee at

Masses for Peace and Justice

For those unable to participate in the March for Life in Washington, DC, we ask that you join in prayer to help make reparation for millions of babies aborted in the United States. Special Masses on January 22:

8 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. here at our parish
7:30 p.m. at St. Josaphat’s R.C. Church (34-32 – 210 Street Bayside)