Three Different Communities – Floral Park, Elmont and Brooklyn
New York had its history of providing home for early migrants from India from early 1950s and 60s. The inner thirst to have their own traditional way of liturgy and heri...
St. Mary’s Syro Malabar Catholic Church, Long Island, New York, established for a faith-filled descendants of St. Thomas the Apostle and the members of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Major Archiepiscopal Church, nourished by the rich traits of one of the ancient cultures in the world - Indian, thrive to impart our faith and culture to the whole world and especially to Syro Malabar descendants...
Good news: Church is open for Holy Qurbana and Holy Communion. Please follow the directives for coming to our Church Qurbana.
It has been very distressful days in the past three months, due to Covid-19 pandemic and many of you didn’t have a chance to come to our church for our church Mass during these days. By the grace of God, we are now able to come together again, for our Church...
- As per the directives of Rockville Center Diocese, by Wednesday June 10th onwards worship centers can be open with 25% of the occupation capacity, and with proper preparation and precaution, during this COVID-19 pandemic. However the number of participants will be allowed with prior appointments, especially on Sundays.
- Please see the updated schedule below. All our church ceremonies will be live streamed as well.
- Sunday: Holy Mass at 8:30 AM and 11:00 AM (both Mass will be a combination of both Malayalam and English prayers)
- Monday - Friday: Adoration at 6:00 PM, Holy Mass at 7:00 PM, followed by Novena to St. Alphonsa
- Saturday: Holy Mass at 9:00 AM
Parish Thirunal / St. Mary's Feast on September 13th; Rosary starts on Friday September 4th. Schedule to follow.
As a new service, we will be posting a downloadable copy of the Church Bulletin on our Website on a weekly basis. The bulletins are in pdf format and to view and print them you need to have Acrobat Reader which is a free pdf reader.
"Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone! Therefore, you shall love the Lord your God, with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength. Take to heart these words which I enjoin on you today. Drill them into your children. Speak of them at home and abroad, whether you are busy or rest." Deuteronomy 6:4-7
One of the primary missions of our Parish community is our CCD program. The mission of the CCD Program is to bring Christ to his people and bring his people to the realization that they are the Church. We accomplish this by teaching the love of God and sharing our faith throughout the grades from pre-school through high school. Educating the parents of our children through adult formation classes. Preparing students for their sacraments and continuing formation in their faith knowledge. Being community to each other and promoting a strong parish family support.
Saint of the day
On August 4, the Church celebrates the feast day of St. John Vianney, patron of priests.Â John Vianney, also known as the Holy CurÃ© de Ars, was born May 8, 1786 in Dardilly, near Lyon, France to a family of farmers. He was ordained a priest in 1815 and became curate in Ecully. He was then sent to the remote French community of Ars in 1818 to be a parish priest. Upon his arrival, the priest immediately began praying and working for the conversion of his parishioners. Although he saw himself as unworthy of his mission as pastor, he allowed himself to be consumed by the love of God as he served