St. Rita Rosary Society
Church of the Annunciation
Queen of the Rosary
North Brooklyn Catholic
Third Order National
Societies & Affiliates
Third Order Carmelites, now called Lay Carmelites, are not a society in the secular sense. They are a true branch of the Carmelite Order.
Lay Carmelites (historically known as the Third Order) are lay people who, in response to a special call from God, freely and deliberately promise to live the evangelical life in the spirit of the Carmelite Order and under its direction.
The Saint Rita Society is a women’s group that meets monthly for prayer and service, socialization, information, education and spiritual growth. This group provides many helpful support services to the parish and local community.
The Holy Name Society is committed to helping its members grow in holiness through devotion to the most Holy Name of Jesus. Members of this fraternity are called to be leaders, to cleanse themselves in the sacrament of penance, strengthen themselves with the most Holy Eucharist, nourish their souls on Sacred Scripture, increase their desire for divine love through prayer, and lead their families, friends and coworkers to Chris