Dear Parishioners, I am very happy to report that the elevator has passed its inspection and is available for use at all of the Liturgies to be celebrated in the Church. It has been a long and arduous process, but well worth the wait. Please tell your neighbors and fellow parishioners who have not been able to come to Church that American Martyrs Church building and Sullivan Center is now handicap accessible. Thank you to all those who have made a contribution to this worthwhile project. ~ Fr. Frank
THE SACRAMENTS Baptism: The last Sunday of the month at 2:00 p.m., except during Lent and Christmas Seasons. Parents are required to attend an instruction class on the second to last Sunday at 11:30 a.m. in Murray Center. Confession: Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Church. First Communion & Confirmation: Please contact the Director of Faith Formation. Matrimony: Arrangements should be made with a parish priest at least six months in advance. Anointing of the Sick: Available for any parishioner with serious illness. Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion enable the sick to receive Holly Communion in their homes if they are unable to come to church.
Contact Information/Rectory Information New parishioners are always welcome. Contact the rectory for enrollment information. For your convenience, we ask that you make an appointment before coming to the rectory to see a priest. Email: AmericanMartyrs@aol.com Address: 79-43 Bell Boulevard Bayside, New York 11364 Directions to the Church: Click here for map and directions. Rectory Telephone: (718) 464-4582 - Patricia Adams Rectory Fax: (718) 464-5488 Religious Education Center: (718) 464-6411 Rev. Frank L. Schwarz Rectory Hours: Monday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday September - June 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday: NO OFFICE HOURS Evening hours by appointment only.Closed for lunch: 12 noon to 1 pm SUMMER OFFICE HOURS FOR JULY AND AUGUST MON. TUES. THURS. ---- 9 am to 4 pm FRIDAY---9 am to 3 pm Closed for lunch: 12 noon to 1 pm. CLOSED: WEDNESDAYS, SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS
Below are the Church's Bulletin for this week and the previous week. you can open it here and print it anywhere. [caption id="attachment_292" align="alignright" width="110"] Previous Bulletin[/caption] [caption id="attachment_292" align="alignleft" width="110"] Current Bulletin[/caption] For this week's Flap, click HERE! For last week's Flap, click HERE! The Father John J. Murray Knights of Columbus Council # 14666 is once again sponsoring the annual scholarship program. To learn more about this scholarship program, please click on the link below: FATHER MURRAY KOC 2014 SCHOLARSHIP
Our Pastoral Staff Click on image or name for personal page. Reverend Frank L. Schwarz, Pastor Rev. Monsignor John F. Keppler, Pastor Emeritus Rev. William Sweeney, In Residence Rev. Monsignor Edward Bottino, Weekend Assistant Rev. Hugh Byrne, Weekend Assistant Deacon Stanley Galazin Mr. Patrick White, Director of Music
Third Commandment: Remember to keep holy the Sabbath day. Sunday Masses: Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sunday 8:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Weekday Masses: Celebrated in the Rectory Chapel Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. Holy Days of Obligation: 8:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Confessions: Saturday from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m. Novena Devotions: American Martyrs and the Miraculous Medal every Saturday following the 9:00 a.m. Mass
Our Events for Our Local Community VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Come join us for our annual Greenway Clean-Way Day on the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway. Saturday, October 11 @ 9 am. For details contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. PASTA NIGHT! HAS BEEN CANCELED. EMERGENCY BLOOD DRIVE! SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014-- IN THE SULLIVAN CENTER --- 9:15 AM TO 1:45 PM. Due to the critical shortage of blood in the greater New York area, we are sponsoring an Emergency Blood Drive. Please donate a pint to save a life!!! PARISH CENSUS Our current parish records are quite dated, so we are continuing a parish census to help assess the needs of our community. We invite everyone who attends Mass at American Martyrs to register or re-register. If you have not yet registered as a parishioner, we encourage you to do so---this is especially important to help us serve you effectively. In addition, ALL registered parishioners should re-register since our records need to ...