Welcome to Our Lady of Light Parish!
We are a welcoming community comprising the Churches of St. Pascal Babylon and St. Catherine of Siena. The Parish is located in the diverse neighborhood of St. Albans, Queens.
Our community is primarily focused on developing our relationship with Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior. Throughout the various ministries and activities the underlining focus is that God is the center of our lives and the presence that gives our lives meaning.
We invite all to come to celebrate with us and experience a true encounter with God.
We can’t wait to meet you!
If you have been attending the parish for a while but have not yet registered, please take a moment to register. This allows us to have your important information kept securely in our database so that we can send you your yearly tax receipts, as well as give you the opportunity to manage your mail and giving preferences.
7:30 a.m. - St. Catherine of Siena
9:30 a.m. - St. Pascal Baylon
4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - St. Pascal Baylon
Also by appointment.
St. Catherine of Siena
118-22 Riverton St.
St. Albans, NY 11412
Weekdays: 8:00 a.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
St. Pascal Baylon
112-43 198th St.
St. Albans 11412
Weekdays: 9:00 a.m.
Saturday: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m.
St. Pascal Baylon
Monday- Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The central Catholic act of worship is attending the Mass, or Divine Liturgy. The Mass is divided into two parts: the Liturgy of the Word, and the Liturgy of the Eucharist.
During the first part, the priest leads us in prayer and songs, praising God, thanking Him, and asking Him for forgiveness. We hear Scripture readings, the priest gives a talk, and then we all pronounce the core principles of our faith.
In the second part, the priest says the blessing, transforming bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ. We all say the "Our Father" prayer, and then receive communion. Finally, there is a closing prayer and final blessing.