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400 Maywood Avenue, Maywood, New Jersey 07607

Fourth Sunday of Advent


December 19, 2010

Served by
Rev. Lawrence J. Fama, Pastor
Rev. Msgr. Peter J. Zaccardo, Pastor Emeritus
Rev. Kevin Schott, Parochial Vicar
Rev. Jonathan Yabiliyok, In Residence
Deacon Anthony A. Balestrieri
Deacon Joseph L. Mantineo
Angela Connelly, Director of Religious Education
Steven H. Taylor, Music Director
Thomas Viola, Youth Minister
Sr. Barbara Takacs, M.P.F. Principal
St. Peter Academy (Co-Sponsored School)

Our Mass Schedule


Saturday - 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM
Sunday - 8:00,10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon
Family Mass (With Children’s Liturgy of the Word)
at 10:00 AM
- Our Mission - Daily - Monday-Friday 8:30 AM
We, the Catholic Community of Our Lady Queen of Peace,
Holy days - See Bulletin for Mass Schedule
under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, are called to live
and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We Praise God
while sharing His Joy and Truth through Word, Worship,
Reconciliation
Community Service, and Stewardship. Saturday - 1:00 PM or by appointment
We share our gifts of Time, Talent, and Treasure Social Services Help Line
in a tapestry of diverse cultures as we gather 1-800-CCS-7413
together to celebrate our Roman Catholic Faith.
Serving our Lord God through the Liturgy and
Eucharist, our ministries welcome all into our
parish Family.

Website: http://www.olqp.org/
Email: admin@olqp.org

Rectory Religious Education Convent St. Peter Academy


201-845-9566 201-845-9545 201-845-9568 201-261-3468
Fax: 201-845-3742 http://www.spare.org/
STEWARDSHIP: Why not celebrate a counter cultural
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Christmas? (Continued from last week) Christmas should not be
December 19, 2010 an occasion for selfishness: We Christians believe that a freely
They shall name him Emmanuel, chosen poverty (as opposed to the kind of poverty that is imposed
which means “God is with us.” on us by forces beyond our control) is liberating. It frees us from
— Matthew 1:23 stress and anxiety. It helps us to “let go” of our dependence on
possessions, status and inappropriate relationships. Like the
infant Jesus, we let go absolutely and entrust ourselves to God’s
READINGS FOR THE WEEK provident care. We become poor in spirit, stewards of all God’s
Monday: Is 7:10-14; Lk 1:26-38 material and spiritual gifts.
Tuesday: Sg 2:8-14 or Zeph 3:14-18a; Lk 1:39-45 STEWARDSHIP: Why do we put off doing good until
Wednesday: 1 Sm 1:24-28; Lk 1:46-56 tomorrow? Why do we wait to be wealthy before giving? Is
Thursday: Mal 3:1-4, 23-24; Lk 1:57-66 not the gift of ourselves better than money, and is there
Friday: 2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16; Lk 1:67-79 any time when we could not offer a tear or a smile to
Saturday: Vigil: Is 62:1-5; Ps 89; Acts 13:16-17, 22- someone who is suffering? Cannot a word from us
25; Mt 1:1-25 [18-25] strengthen someone in distress? Cannot an act of pure
Midnight: Is 9:1-6; Ps 96; Ti 2:11-14; love coming from our depths brighten a sad life?
Lk 2:1-14 Elisabeth Leseur
Dawn: Is 62:11-12; Ps 97; Ti 3:4-7;
Lk 2:15-20 Please remember to place Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in your
Day: Is 52:7-10; Ps 98; Heb 1:1-6; Will. Those who generously did this in the past
Jn 1:1-18 [1-5, 9-14] have helped us to stay out of a heavy debt.
Sunday: Sir 3:2-7, 12-14; Ps 128; Col 3:12-21
[12-17]; Mt 2:13-15, 19-23 DEC. 2010 OLQP CALENDAR / olqpbulletin@gmail.com
(A) Auditorium / (CH) Church / (C) Convent / (LR) Lower Rectory / (S) School
UPCOMING EVENTS
SUNDAY 12/19 Soup Kitchen Ministry—Eva’s
SILENT NIGHTS-The Season of Advent is a time of 8:30am Religious Ed. Classes (S)
expectation, preparing for the re-birth of the Christ child in
10:00am Adult Choir (CH)
our hearts. The Season of Advent is often lost and
frequently becomes a time for shopping. We are trying to Lit. of the Word for Children
regain something of that which has been lost. The Quiet! 2:30pm Decorate Church
Silence! MONDAY 12/20 9:30am Bible Study-Deacon Joe (LR)
Times for Prayer! So, we invite you to come here to join
7:30pm Penance Service (CH)
us for Advent Silent Nights. What is a Silent Night? Silent
Nights are nights of reflection, quiet, solitude right here at
Bible Study-Deacon Joe (S)
Our Lady Queen of Peace. We invite you to come to TUESDAY 12/21 9:30am Legion of Mary (LR)
church where there will be soft music and candlelight and 7:00pm Youth Group (S)
time to get in touch with our Divine Lord. Come pray!
Come read the Bible! Come and just be alone for a while. WEDNESDAY 12/22 7:00pm Silent Night (CH)
Silent Nights will be here in church from 7 PM to 9 7:30pm Alive in the Spirit (LR)
PM on the evening of December 22.
All are invited! THURSDAY 12/23 6:30pm Both Choirs
7:30pm NO BINGO
Church Decorating FRIDAY 12/24 5:00pm Christmas Vigil Mass
Come join us as we begin to prepare the church Family Choir (CH)
for the coming Feast of Christmas. 10:00pm Christmas Vigil Mass
Sunday, December 19: 2:30- 5PM Adult Choir (CH)
Put out fresh greens SATURDAY 12/25 MERRY CHRISTMAS!
The more the merrier! 8:00am CHRISTMAS MASS
10:00am CHRISTMAS MASS
Soup Kitchen Ministry - Our next date is Sunday, 12:00n CHRISTMAS MASS
12/19 in Newark and we are serving Ziti. If interested, Both Choirs (CH)
please call Mary Flanigan at 973-458-9602.
SUNDAY 12/26 10:00am Lit. of the Word for Children
2011 CALENDARS - Calendars are in and are available
in the Gathering Space, near the elevator, and at PARISH PENANCE SERVICE
the side stairs of the church. We would like to thank Monday – December 20th – 7:30 PM
Trinka Faustini for their generosity in making these Scripture Readings – Homily
calendars possible for our parishioners! Individual Confessions & Absolution
PARISH EVENTS 2
December 19, 2010
2010 CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE
Dear Parish Family,
Today is the Fourth Sunday of Advent. This weekend RECONCILIATION
the fourth and final candle will be lit on our Advent wreath. No confession on 12/25
We are only days away from celebrating Our Lord’s Birth
on Christmas. PARISH PENANCE SERVICE
The Advent season is usually a busy one and this Monday – December 20th – 7:30 PM
year was no different. But despite the busyness of our Scripture Readings – Homily
days many of you came out to take advantage of our Individual Confessions & Absolution
Silent Nights. The church on these special nights is
illuminated and truly becomes a sanctuary of peace in a CHRISTMAS MASSES
frazzled hectic world. As the song, “You Are Mine”, says: Christmas Carols 1/2 hour before each Mass
(except 8 AM Mass).
“I (the Lord) will come to you in the silence”.
Christmas Eve – December 24th
Last weekend we collected and distributed items from
5:00 PM and 10:00 PM
our Giving Tree. Over 1,000 gifts were collected and
given to local charities. Thank you!! A big thank you goes Christmas Day – December 25th
to Glenna Connelly, Mary Menditto, the members of the 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon
Human Concerns committee, and the youth volunteers (Please Note: There is no 5 PM Mass on Sat. 12/25)
who helped to sort the gifts for distribution. Many hands
make light work! Holy Family – December 26th
This week our church will be transformed to a 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon
beautiful Christmas environment thanks to Fr. Kevin, his
team, and your generosity to our Decorating collection. MASSES FOR MARY, MOTHER OF GOD
(Mary, Mother of God is not a Holyday of Obligation
Enjoy this last week of Advent longing. Be sure to find because it falls on a Saturday)
time to be alone with the Lord this week in prayer.
Friday, December 31st
Thank you, in advance, to Steven Taylor and our 2 5:00 PM (Mary, Mother of God)
choirs for the beautiful music they will be providing for our
parish family this Christmas (as they do for us each week Saturday, January 1st - Mary, Mother of God
throughout the year!). 10:00 AM (Mary, Mother of God)
On behalf of the priests, deacons, sisters, and staff
may you and your families have a Blessed and Merry MASSES FOR EPIPHANY
Christmas. May the Peace and Joy of the Savior be yours Saturday, January 1st, 5:00 PM (Epiphany)
this Christmas and throughout the upcoming New Year!
Sunday, January 2nd (Epiphany)
Thank you for your Stewardship of Time, Talent, and 8, 10, 12:00 noon
Treasure and for all that you do for our parish.
Love, SILENT NIGHTS
Fr. Larry Wednesday, December 22nd – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Christmas Carols 1/2 hour PRAYER FOR PEACE - Mary, Queen of Peace, save us all, who
before each Mass have so much trust in you from wars, hatred, and oppression.
(except 8 AM Mass). Make us all learn to live in peace, and educate ourselves for
peace, do what is demanded by justice and respect the rights
of every person, so that peace may be firmly established.
Why should I register in the parish?- All members of Amen Pope John Paul
the parish should be formally registered as members of
the parish. However, you MUST be formally registered if We invite all our Parish Community to write a note / letter to
you wish to arrange a Baptism, a Confirmation, or a our soldiers overseas. We pray that they may be safe.
Wedding in the parish Church. You MUST also be Keep Paul Bezak, Joseph Colangelo, Carolyn Rocco, and all
formally registered if you wish to register in the Parish the soldiers in your prayers.
School or the Religious Education (CCD) Program. You
MUST be a registered member of the parish for at LCPO Paul Bezak Joseph Colangelo Carolyn Rocco
least three months before you can obtain a Sponsor 2/6 WPNS CO, 81st PLT PRG 6-1-3 24 EFIS
Certificate or schedule a Baptism or a Wedding. UNIT 73170 FPO-AE 09510-3170 APO AE 09354-3005 APO AF 09309

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Bl. Peter de la Cadireta / Feast day: December 20
1277
Dominican martyr. A Spaniard, he entered the Dominicans
Dates Dec. 19th through Dec. 26th, 2010 and devoted his time to preaching to the heretics, including
Sunday - FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT the Albigensians, in the area around Urgell, Spain. A group
of heretics stoned him to death.
Dec. 19th 8:00 am Catherine Zeuner
10:00 am John Spanedda II (Living) Non-gluten hosts
12:00 pm George Malandruccolo A few members of the parish have inquired in regard to
Monday having non-gluten hosts made available to them. Happily we
now have them. For those who wish to receive Holy
Dec. 20th 8:30 am People of the Parish Communion with this Altar bread, we ask the following:
Tuesday - St. Peter Canisius, Priest & Doctor of the 1. that you contact the rectory and advise us which Mass
Church you will be attending.
2. that you see the priest that is having the Mass at least 10
Dec. 21st 8:30 am Aughinbaugh Family
minutes before hand.
Wednesday 3. that you sit near the front of the church so you can be the
first person to receive from the celebrant.
Dec. 22nd 8:30 am Margaret & James O’Rourke 4. if you have called the rectory to let us know that you have
Thursday - St. John of Kanty, Priest this special need but are unable to attend the Mass you
have stated, let us know that you will not be present.
Dec. 23rd 8:30 am Stephen & Bridget O’Callaghan
Friday MEMORIALS - Parishioners are now invited to memorialize
Dec. 24th 8:30 am Mary & Walter Disbrow a candle burning in front of the Blessed Mother and the
candle over the Tabernacle in memory of a loved one. These
Thomas Lynch are in addition to the present Memorials of the altar bread,
altar wine and the altar candles. Donations for each of these
Nanene & Larry Roselli
will be $15.00 per week and the Memorials will be for one
Saturday - The Nativity of the Lord / Christmas week each.
Dec. 25th 8:00 am Luigi Beninca
10:00am Lawrence Lyons NEW MASS TRANSLATION - Please go to our website
www.olqp.org to view the upcoming changes in the wording
12:00n Anna & Silvano Marini of several parts of the Mass. These translations will help the
(NO 5:00 pm MASS) English speaking Church to be closer to the original text and
will begin on November 27, 2011.
Sunday - THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY,
AND JOSEPH
Dec. 26th 8:00 am Rauch & McKenna Families PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS:
10:00 am Donald Fisher
12:00 pm Mary Birmingham
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Joan Argula, Lloyd Bartels, William Bergmann, Jackie Byrne,
Marie Corrigan, Judy D’Andrea, Ed Dudiak, Helen Dunleavy,
Ann Finley, Gudrun Hagele, Carmine Inga, Ed LaTourette,
Marcia Laughery, Tom Loizzi, Misty Mantineo, Jonathan Mechan,
Betsy Merz, Jim Minihan, Virginia Mary Minihan, Steven Monahan,
MEMORIALS Marilyn Montemarano, Elizabeth Morrell, Christine Napoli,
Julius Nemes, Doris Neumann, Thomas Niemczyk, Greg Ohlendorf,
Altar Bread & Wine in Memory of Thomas O'Neill, Florence Paolella, Kathy Puzziferri,
Ann & Walter Johnson by Family Christopher Quigley, Fran Ruffino, Diane Salsman, Paul Sanchez,
Keaton Sarro, Lois Schutz, Brenda Schwarz, Bernice Stavola,
Altar Candles in Memory of the deceased members Mariano Terdoslavich, Ralph Troisi, Barbara Tropia,
of the Gilligan/Giordano Families by Family Domenica Trovini, Dr. Robert Valgento,
and Giovanni Alberto Villegas.
Sanctuary Lamp in Memory of Ellen & Patrick Ryan
by The O’Daly Family
Anyone requesting a Prayer Shawl for a sick person is asked to call the rectory.
Note: Please remember the Altar Bread, Wine and Candles
can be memorialized by calling the Rectory. 201-845-9566 If you have a family member who is in a nursing home or rehabilitation
center, please notify the Rectory so we can arrange to visit them.
MASS INTENTIONS / INFORMATION 4
DEC. 2010 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - rec@olqp.org RESPECT LIFE COMMITTEE
PARENTS ARE THE FIRST TEACHERS OF THEIR CHILD. Abortion is not healthcare because killing is not healing.
For more info: www.prolifealliance.com or outreach@nrlc.org.
Religious Education News Any woman who is pregnant and in need can get help. She
never has to feel that abortion is the only option and can find
There are no classes on December 26th and January assistance at the following numbers:
2nd. Classes resume on Sunday, January 9, 2011. New Jersey law allows a mother who cannot keep a recently
Grades 6 and 7 will have their retreat on January 9th born baby to leave the baby at a hospital or a police station, no
beginning with 10am Mass. The retreat follows in the questions asked.
auditorium until 2pm. Special thanks to our 4th, 5th For information call 877-839-2339.
and 6th graders who made Christmas cards for the Post Abortion Healing / 1-877-HOPE 4 ME / rachelsvineyard.org
homebound and nursing home friends. Liturgy of the Crisis Pregnancy Helpline/1-888-4-OPTIONS
Word for Children will continue to be celebrated on Birthright/1-800-550-4900 or 201-845-4646
December 26th and January 2nd at the 10am Mass. Letters of Thanks are posted in the Gathering Space - We are
in receipt of letters from Birthright and Good Counsel thanking
us for our generous gifts of $389.00 each as well as baby items
from our annual Baby Shower.
How to Report Abuse - The Archdiocese takes very The letter from Good Counsel is posted in the rear of our
church. The Respect Life Committee is also most grateful for
seriously any and all allegations of sexual misconduct by your contributions.
members of the clergy, Religious and lay staff of the
Archdiocese. We encourage anyone with knowledge of PRO-LIFE MEDITATION FOR THE ADVENT SEASON
an act of sexual misconduct to inform us immediately so Christmas is the feast not only of the birth of Jesus, but of
that we may take appropriate action to protect others the Incarnation--the whole mystery of God becoming
and provide support to victims of sexual abuse. human. Jesus was an embryo, a fetus, an unborn child.
Individuals who wish to report an allegation of sexual Life in the womb, which was already sacred because it
misconduct may do so by calling the Archdiocesan comes from God, is now made even more holy, and
Office of Child and Youth Protection at (201) 407-3256. worthy of our every sacrifice. Thanks to Christmas, there
are no strangers, and the protection of everyone's life, at
all stages, is our solemn responsibility.
SPIRITUAL LIFE
New Year's Resolution. The new Church year began
on Nov. 28th. Here is a Spiritual New Year's Resolution
that is easy to make. Join Catholic Clergy (Bishops,
Priests, Deacons) as well as many Catholic Lay people in
CHRISTMAS CD ON SALE! reciting the Morning and Evening Prayers from the Liturgy
of the Hours also known as The Divine Office. There is
Did you miss your chance of purchasing that nothing to buy, just go to the web site: http://
awesome Christmas CD that the Music Ministry divineoffice.org/ where you will find the complete Morning
recorded last year? and Evening Prayers for each day. You can also hear
them recited and if you have iTunes, an iPod or an
Are you new to the parish and have no idea what iPhone, you can download them as well. It is a simple
I am talking about? resolution that can have a profound effect on you.
- The Spiritual Life Committee
Well, never fear, because after each Mass during
Attention To All Parishioners
the third and fourth Sundays of Advent, the great
The Spiritual Life Committee of OLQP is in the process of
album will be available for only $10! establishing a data base of e-mail addresses of all our
Be sure to pick yours up! adult Parishioners. The purpose is to provide material for
Thirty minutes before the Masses on Christmas Spiritual Growth that would not normally fit in our Parish
Eve and Christmas Day (excluding the 8am), Bulletin. Please e-mail to the following address: OLQP
Spirit Life@aol.com with the following information: your
Christmas music for everyone to listen to
name, phone number and e-mail address. Also if there
or to sing along with. are family members in your house hold with different e-
mail accounts, please e-mail to us the: name, phone
number and e-mail address of each of those family
Organ Fund members. If there are family members who are under the
age of 18, please provide us with their: name, e-mail
As of 12/19/10 we have $29,269.00 in our address and their age as well. If you have any questions
Organ Fund toward our goal of $60,000.00. please e-mail us at: OLQP Spirit Life@aol.com.
Thank you, The Spiritual Life Committee
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YOUTH MINISTRY olqp.youth@gmail.com
YOUTH NEWS / Dec. ‘10 –Jan. ‘11 973-986-8520

12/21 Tue. Youth Group Meeting (S) 7PM Merry Christmas!


*Please Meet Tom at Gym Door* Now Offering Electronic
Bingo will resume Bingo!
January 6th
01/04 Tue. Youth Group Meeting (S) 7PM
*Please Meet Tom at Gym Door* Make money for the parish
01/09 Sun. Confirmation 7PM by searching the internet!
Mandatory Meeting (CH) Just go to www.goodsearch.com and be sure to enter
Speaker = College Kids Our Lady Queen of Peace, Maywood, NJ as the charity
01/18 Tue. Youth Group Meeting (S) 7PM you want to support. And, be sure to spread the word!
*Please Meet Tom at Gym Door* $190 has been raised thus far!

01/25 Tue. Youth Group Meeting (S) 7PM PAVING THE WAY - Thank you to all who have
*Please Meet Tom at Gym Door*
contributed to our parking lot fund! After the super 50/50
proceeds, our fund is up to $40,600. We are still short of
Junior Youth Group Program - January 2011 the goal of $104,500 & welcome donations. Your
generosity will be greatly appreciated.
*The Youth Ministry Program will be starting a
Junior Youth Group Program in January 2011. All MINISTRIES
parents and/or parishioners who are interested in
Our Parish Ministry Book is available on our website.
helping should contact Tom Viola.* Please go to www.olqp.org & see all the ministries that are offered.

*Please see Tom Viola after all Masses to pick up Bereavement Counseling - It is said that death ends
Christmas Green Orders; items will be available for a life, but it does not end a relationship. There is great
purchase as well, but are limited.* truth in this statement. However, the loss of a loved one
can bring great pain. Our Lady Queen of Peace’s
Bereavement Ministry will begin its Fall session in a few
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,
generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There weeks. If you wish to join our small group or would like
is no law against such things.” (Galatians 5:22-23) information, please contact Deacon Joe at:
201-845-9566 or email him at: JLMantineo@aol.com.
**Please Look for OLQP Youth Ministry Facebook Page Deacon Joe’s Bible Study (Normally on Monday)
(see website) ** www.olqp.org Meets mornings & evenings. New members are welcome
at any time. For information on days, times, and locations,
call Deacon Joe at (201) 845-9566.

SOUTHERN ITALY, SICILY & ROME Our Lady of Fatima Pilgrim Statue Program
(Palermo, Monreale, Agrigento, Taormina, Pompeii, The Legion of Mary of OLQP has begun the
Montecassino, Rome and Vatican City) Pilgrim Virgin Home Visitation Program. Countless
blessings can be poured down upon your family &
October 17-28, 2011 friends by praying the Rosary and asking our
Spiritual Director: Fr. Larry Fama Blessed Mother’s intercession. For information or to
Brochures are available (the rectory & website) schedule a visit, call Grace at 201-843-4497.

GOD'S HANDS ARE WORKING THROUGH OUR


PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY. If you are adding
Marketing Expert Needed! someone to our Parish sick list, please consider the
St. Peter Academy is looking for some fresh ideas to healing power of these beautiful shawls. They are
increase marketing efforts and recruitment for the school. prayed over by the Prayer Shawl Ministry and blessed
If you are in the field of marketing, please call St. Peter by our Pastor. If you know of someone you think is in
Academy at (201) 261-3468. We need your expertise! need of a Prayer Shawl, you may write to: The
Please join us in this effort. Prayer Shawl Ministry, c/o Janice Marich, 834 Spring
Valley Road, Maywood, NJ 07607. Tell us about the
person and make sure you include their name, address,
FOR SALE and phone number. I would also like to invite anyone
1998 Chevy Lumina in good condition. Blue book value is who is interested to join our group in this prayerful
over $3,000. Asking $3,000. Please call Rectory if ministry, which is very rewarding. God Bless! Janice
interested and ask for Susan or Joe Jameson. http://prayershawlministry.wordpress.com/

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Please patronize our advertisers, and when you do,
For bulletin submission
Please e-mail olqpbulletin@gmail.com by Thursday
let them know you saw their ads in our parish bulletin!
for it to be in the following Sunday (a week later).

OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE WELCOMES YOU TO OUR PARISH COMMUNITY


How do I schedule a Baptism? - Baptisms are scheduled once a month during the year (except during Lent). Arrangements must
be made in advance by calling the rectory during business hours. Parents must be registered members of the parish
(on our parish mailing list). Parents are required to attend an instruction session the week before.
Sacrament of Marriage - Please make arrangements at least one year in advance.
Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick - Anyone sick or housebound, or who is going to the hospital for tests or surgery,
please call a priest at the Rectory.
R.C.I.A.- (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) - is the process the Catholic Community provides to welcome adults who wish to
become Catholic and to prepare adult Catholics to receive Confirmation (and, when needed, First Eucharist).
Please contact Fr. Kevin for more information. Meets Tuesday evening 7:00 PM in the Rectory Basement.
Religious Education - Classes meet on Sunday mornings from 8:30 - 9:50 AM for grades 1-8. Office hours for the Religious
Education Center are Mon.-Fri. 9:30-11:30am - 1:00-4:00pm; evenings by appt.
What about my ‘Teenager’? - Our parish has a very active “Youth Ministry” program for the youth of our parish.
Our Youth Group takes part in Retreats held in the Archdiocese and also participates in various functions that are held within our
parish. See our calendar of events in this bulletin.
Rosary Society - Meetings as announced in Bulletin.
Legion of Mary - Meets every Tuesday morning in the lower level of the Rectory at 9:30 AM.
Alive In the Spirit - A charismatic prayer group meets every Wednesday at 7:30 PM in the lower level of the Rectory.
Choir - Come join the Music Ministry! The Family Choir meets from 6:30 - 7:30PM and the Adult Choir follows from 7:30 - 8:30PM
every Thursday! If you have any questions or want more information, please see Steven Taylor.
Bingo - Thursday evening at 7:30 PM.
Rosary - Prayed after the 8:30 AM Mass Monday-Saturday.
St. Pio (Padre Pio) Devotion - The first Friday of every month at 7:30 PM in the church.
Eucharistic Adoration - The first Saturday of each month following the 8:30 AM Mass until 10:00 AM, closing with Benediction.
Corpus Christi Adoration Chapel - Hasbrouck Heights, NJ /Monday through Thursday from 12 Noon to 10 PM.
Our Lady of Visitation Chapel - Paramus, NJ /Sundays from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Sacred Heart Church - Rochelle Park, NJ /First
Fridays of the month from 8:30 AM - 8:30 AM Saturday. Every Thursday after 8 AM Mass for an hour.
Perpetual Adoration - Our Lady of Mt. Carmel - Ridgewood, NJ (24 hrs. - 7 days)
Bible Study - Classes meets mornings and evenings. Discussions and sharing will be on the Gospel for the coming Sunday.
All materials are provided; do not bring a Bible. For information on days, times and locations contact Deacon Joe:
JLMantineo@aol.com or at 201-845-9566.
Sponsor Certificates - If you are requesting a sponsor certificate for Baptism or Confirmation, you must be registered, practicing
and meet all Church requirements.
St. Peter Academy - Co-sponsored by our parish and St. Peter the Apostle Church in River Edge.
For more information call the School Office during school hours, (201) 261-3468. Registration is in the spring. http://www.spare.org/
Knights of Columbus - Monthly Meeting Schedule: 2nd Wednesday of each month General 8:00pm followed by Columbian
Club / 4th Wednesday of each month General Meeting 8:00pm. If you wish to transfer to our Council or become a member contact:
Gerald Angiolelli: (201) 489-6808 or Gus Aversa: (201) 845-6409

PARISH MEMBERSHIP:
New Parishioners are requested to register in the Parish as soon as possible. Please notify the Parish office
of any changes in address and phone number.
Name ___________________________________ Check
Address _________________________________ ______ I wish to receive a registration form
Town ___________________________________ ______ I have a change of address
Phone # _________________________________ ______ I am moving out of the parish
Please cut out and return to the Parish Rectory or place in the basket.
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