Societies

Family Rosary
Every Thursday evening at 7:00PM in the Church parishioners gather to pray the Rosary for their families and those who are without families.  All are welcome. 

Holy Name Society
The Holy Name Society is a group for men in the parish who seek to grow in their commitment to the Catholic faith.  Aside from their monthly Mass and meeting, this Society organizes special spiritual and social events.  Holy Name members also volunteer to help with events in the parish.

Peter’s ‘Postles
Peter’s ‘Postles is a Catholic men’s spirituality ministry dedicated to bringing men to a more personal relationship with Jesus Christ through scripture, prayer, and fellowship.  Meetings are held every Tuesday evening from 7:30-9:30PM in St. Helen Church’s Meeting Room or in Our Lady of Grace’s old Convent.  For more information contact Deacon Rick Elrose at 718-738-1616, ext. 228.

Rosary Ministry Society
The Rosary Ministry Society of St. Helen Church is a group of women who gather on the first Sunday of every month for the 9:30AM Mass, followed by a meeting.  Their mission is to promote devotion to our Blessed Mother, particularly by the praying of the rosary, support each other’s efforts to develop spiritually, minister to the needy, and bring women together who want to share values, friendship, joy and laughter.

Rosary For Peace
The Rosary For Peace Group gives parishioners the opportunity to gather in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi to seek the Blessed Mother’s intercession in eliminating all forms of violence in the world.  The group meets every Tuesday night at 6:30PM in the Church.  Prayers include the Rosary and specific petitions for peace.

Secular Franciscans
The Secular Franciscans are those seeking a way to strengthen or rebuild their faith through the Franciscan way.  Meetings are held the third Saturday of every month in the Church Meeting Room, following the 9:00AM Mass.