Proclaiming the Good News of Christ's Love
45-14 245th Street. Douglaston, NY 11362
Saturday Vigil: 5:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:00 Noon, and 5:00 PM
Parish Mission Statement
To Proclaim the good news of Christ’s love through our active involvement, as a Parish community, in works of Charity, Faith, Worship and Justice.
All are welcome!
The Season of Lent
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 6th, and concludes quietly and without ceremony in the late afternoon of Holy Thursday, April 18th, before the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper. These six weeks of Lent are dedicated to a deeper conversion to Christ.
A Time for Intercessory Prayer
A Cross of “Human Need” will be set up in the entrance to the Church on which parishioners can affix special prayer intentions they would like the parish to pray for during Lent.
A Time for Scripture Reading and Study
For easy and meaningful Lenten study: Go to the website, www.usccb.org, for daily readings to review Lenten scriptures.
A Time for Conversion
A Parish Lenten Retreat will take place on Monday, March 18, 19., and 20th at 7:30 PM in the Church.
A Time to Prepare for Baptism and Baptismal Renewal
On Holy Saturday, one candidate will complete her initiation receiving Confirmation and Eucharist. Six catechumens will be fully initiated in the Catholic Faith receiving the Sacrament of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation at the Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 20th.
A Time for Almsgiving
There will be a noticeable box near Mary’s altar which will allow you to drop your supermarket gift cards for the purchase of food for poor families in our area.
A Time to Focus on the Suffering Christ
Stations of the Cross will be prayed every Friday evening at 7:30PM in the Church. Our Spanish prayer group will celebrate the stations in Spanish every Thursday evening at 7:30 PM in the Church. All are welcome.
A Time for Penance
Individual Penance is offered every Saturday 4-4:30 PM. On the Monday of Holy Week, April 15th, a Communal Penance Service will take place at 3:00 PM-confessions will follow till 9:00 PM that evening.
A Time for Fasting
All Catholics between the ages of 18 and 59 are bound to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.
A Time for Abstinence
All Catholics of 14 years of age and older are asked to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and all Fridays in Lent.
Registration letters have been sent out and forms for registration can be downloaded from this link. Please send or bring to the Rectory completed forms and payments. A copy of baptismal certificates must be included for all new registrations. Thank you.read more
Starting on Friday, July 13, 2018, the Rectory office hours will Change. The office will now be open from 9:00 AM till 4:00 PM. No evening hours on Friday evenings.read more
Registration for the 2018-2019 school year begins on June 19th. All registrations will be handled through our online system which can be accessed at: https://st-anastasia-cyo.siplay.com Please note the registration close dates for the following sports: Soccer - July...read more
We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new Director of Faith Formation, Rose Ruesing. Rose has taught in our Catholic Schools. She comes to us from a recent background of youth ministry and is presently a member of the Diocesan Confirmation Retreat Team. She...read more
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Are you looking to complete initiation by receiving First Holy Communion and Confirmation?
No matter what your reason might be for thinking about becoming Catholic or completing your initiation, our hope and prayer is that when God calls, you will respond.
Give us a call at (718) 225-5191. We are waiting to speak with you.
Knights of Columbus
Visit St. Anastasia Council #5911 website to learn more
Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy
Sparking Minds, Enriching Souls, Inspiring Futures
Visit the School’s website
Visit the St. Anastasia Celebrate Summer website to learn more about this summer’s program