Local Catholic School for Our Lady of Refuge

Our Lady of Refuge Church

Our Lady of Refuge Church is a Roman Catholic Parish that has been serving the people of the Midwood Section of Brooklyn since 1911. Originally founded by Irish and German Catholics it now serves some 30 nationalities and three language groups — English, Spanish and Creole.

Mass is said several times per day at Our Lady of Refuge. For Mass times on Holy Days of Obligation or on National Holidays please visit the news section of this website. Our Lady of Refuge serves the social needs of all, regardless of a person's religious affiliation. The parish offers many services to the community including a food pantry that provides for 300 households each week.

We hope you will feel welcome and at home at Our Lady of Refuge and get involved in the many activities of the parish.

Latest Parish News

  • Johann Vexo & Damien Riviere

    SAVE THE DATE Our Lady of Refuge Welcomes Johann Vexo & Damien Riviere from Notre Dame, Paris. Organ Recital February 25, 2017 at 7:30pm. Free. Offering and Donations Accepted for the Organ Fund.

  • Saint Valentine’s Day Gala – Save the Date!

    Our Lady of Refuge Church Presents Saint Valentine’s Day Gala. Saturday, February 11th, 2017 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM Location: Paradise Caterers 51 Avenue U Brooklyn, NY 11223 Tickets: $100.00

  • Christmas Eve Family Mass

    Christmas Eve family Mass will be Saturday, December 24th at 5:00pm in the church. We are asking for children to take part in the mass to be dressed as Angels and Shepherds. Costumes will be provided. There are no speaking parts. Children should arrive at 3:00pm in the rectory basement located on East 21st Street […]

  • La Communaute Haitienne De Notre Dame Du Refuge

    Vous invite A Un Grand Reveillon. Le Vandredi 23 Decembre 2016 De 8:00pm – 2:00am A l’auditorium de L’ecole 1087 Ocean Avenue Entre Farragut Road et Foster Avenue Donation:$20 adulte et $5 enfant (5-12 ans) Occasion a ne rater: Music (DJ), prises (Rafle), plats lakay, boissons gazeuses, 50/50 et beaucoup de cadeaux!! Pour information: 718-434-2090 […]