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Masses for the Week
Saturday, ovember 10th 8:30 a.m. Weekly Memorial Mass 5:00 p.m. Theresa Ondris, req. The Ondris Family Sunday, ovember 11th Thirty— Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:30 a.m. Angelo and Raffaela Abbondandolo, req. their son Joe and family 9:00 a.m. Carmen Rosario de Rivera, req. Edwin Hernandez and family 10:30 a.m. Michael Hamaty, req. his parents 12:00 p.m. Michael J. Rubino, req. Women’s Cornerstone Team 2006 Monday, ovember 12th 7:00 a.m. For the People of the Parish and all their intentions 12:10 p.m. Raymond Prendeville, req. Anne and Joe Dunn Tuesday, ovember 13th 7:00 a.m. John Murphy, req. Joan Oakley 12:10 p.m. Doris Mahoney, req. Anne and Joe Dunn Wednesday, ovember 14th 7:00 a.m. Keith Amato, req. Rich and Barbara Maggi 12:10 p.m. Marion Delany, req. her sister Jean Symannek Thursday, ovember 15th 7:00 a.m. Eileen Gilliland, req. Louis and Eileen Rinaldi 12:10 p.m. Keith Amato, req. The Westerhaus Family Friday, ovember 16th 7:00 a.m. Mary Parr, req. Jean Brown 12:10 p.m. Doris Mahoney, req. Shirley and Joe D’Ascoli Saturday, ovember 17th 8:30 a.m. Weekly Memorial Mass 5:00 p.m. Christopher Rosato, req. his Grandparents Josephine and Dominick Rosato Sunday, ovember 18th Thirty—Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:30 a.m. Rocco and Edna Scalessa, req. the family 9:00 a.m. Elizabeth Bernoskie, req. John and Laurie Closs and family 10:30 a.m. Jack Keyser, req. his wife Jeanette 12:00 p.m. Steven Peel, req. Judy Corvelli

Calendar of Parish Activities Week of ovember 11, 2012
Sunday, ovember 11th 1:00—5:00 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym 7:00—9:00 p.m. After Shock High School Youth Ministry, Parish Hall Monday, ovember 12th 3:00—4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, Gym 5:00—6:30 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym 7:15—9:15 p.m. Ladies SCC Prayer Group, Parish Library 7:30 p.m. Men’s SCC Prayer Group, Pope John Paul Room 7:30 p.m. Novena and Rosary, Church 7:30 p.m. First Reconciliation Parents’ Meeting, Parish Hall / Gym Tuesday, ovember 13th 3:00—4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, Gym 6:00—9:00 p.m. A of OLP Home Volleyball Games, Gym 6:45—9:15 p.m. Discovering Christ, Entire Parish Hall / Kitchen 7:00—9:00 p.m. A of OLP H.S.A. Parents Meeting, location TBA 7:30—9:00 p.m. Adult Scout Leader Meeting for Pack 99, Rectory Counting Room 7:30—8:30 p.m. Lectors Training, Church Wednesday, ovember 14th 12:00—2:30 p.m. Ladies SCC Prayer Group, Parish Hall A 3:30—4:45 p.m. Religious Ed. Classes for Grades K-6 School / Gym / Entire Parish Hall 7:15—8:30 p.m. Religious Ed. Classes for Grades 7-8 School / Gym / Entire Parish Hall Thursday, ovember 15th 8:30—12 noon Bible Study, Parish Hall 12:30—2:30 p.m. Ladies SCC Prayer Group, Parish Hall A 1:00—2:00 p.m. Holy Hour for Reparation, Church 3:30—4:45 p.m. Religious Ed. Classes for Grades K-6 School / Gym / Entire Parish Hall 5:30—9:00 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym 7:30—8:30 p.m. Sandwich Drivers Meeting for St. Joseph’s, Parish Hall A 7:30—8:30 p.m. Lectors Training, Church Friday, ovember 16th 12:30 p.m. Early Dismissal for the A of OLP (Parent Teacher Meetings) 1:00—2:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, Gym 6:00 p.m. Soup Supper sponsored by The Rosary Altar Society, Gym / Kitchen 6:45—9:00 p.m. Boys Scout Pack 99 Meeting, Cafeteria Saturday, ovember 17th 8:30 a.m. –1:00 p.m. Discovering Christ Retreat, Parish Hall Second Collection During Mass for Catholic Relief Services The Little Sisters of the Poor will be collecting donations at the doors of the Church following the 5:00 p.m. Mass. 7:30—9:30 p.m. JR/Ms Youth Groups Bowling Party, Off Grounds Sunday, ovember 18th Second Collection during each Mass for Catholic Relief Services The Little Sisters of the Poor will be collecting donations at the doors of the Church following each of the Sunday Masses. 7:00—9:00 p.m. After Shock High School Youth Ministry, Parish Hall

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Relatives and Friends Who eed Our Prayers
Please pray especially for the following people who have recently been added to our prayer list: Sr. Josephine Marie Dakota Temple Wayland Foote Walter Rutzler Julianna Edel and seven special intentions Muriel Quinto Joan Kelaher

Let us also pray for the men and women who are serving in our military in particular those who are from our parish: CPT Tom Sullivan, Army—Kuwait 2LT. John Truppa, Army PFC icholas Hudspith, Army—Kuwait The family of SSG Joseph Cornall has informed us that Joseph has safely returned from Afghanistan. They truly appreciated all your prayers. Please remember our dearly departed who have passed away recently especially Carolina Chechio and Rita Bennett. May they rest in peace. Please remember that there is a special intention book located in the Baptistery of the church. Your intention can be written in it and prayed for during the Masses that are said at Our Lady of Peace.

Scripture Reading
for the Week of ovember 11th
Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 1 Kgs 17:10-16; Heb 9:24-28; Mk 12:38-44 Monday Ti 1:1-9; Lk 17:1-6 Tuesday Ti 2:1-8, 11-14; Lk 17:7-10 Wednesday Ti 3:1-7; Lk 17:11-19 Thursday Phlm 7-20; Lk 17:20-25 Friday 2 Jn 4-9; Lk 17:26-37 Saturday 3 Jn 5-8; Lk 18:1-8

Rosary Altar Society
Help is eeded with Altar Linens
Please consider offering your services. We need help o wash and iron the altar lined used at Mass during the distribution of Holy Communion. If you would like to help, and / or would like more information to make your decision, contact Peggy Clarke at 908-464-9165.

Come Join Us and
Help the Hungry!

All are invited to Charity Solace: A Musical Meditation performed by Fr. Jim Worth at Saint James the Apostle Church, 45 S. Springfield Ave., Springfield on Wednesday, Nov. 14th at Thank you for giving our request some 7:30 p.m. This event is to serious thought. benefit the Emergency Food & Nutrition NetA Special Thank You work of Catholic ChariSpecial Thanks to the dozens of ties. Rosarians and women of the parish who Fr. Worth will sing a baked those delicious and creative holi- wide variety of musical day treats for our recent Rosary Altar styles in a calm and Society Bake Sale! prayerful setting. A free will offering will be take We also deep appreciate everyone up. Also, please bring a who purchased items at our sale. You have once again allowed us to reach our non-perishable food offering for the pantry. Call goal again this year. 973-376-3044 for details.

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The Little Sisters of the Poor will Visit OLP
The Little Sisters of the Poor will be at the doors of the Church following each Sunday Mass the weekend of November 17th and 18th. They seek your help to continue their wonderful work with the poor and elderly. Please be as generous as possible.

Come Volunteer at the
Community Food Bank of J

Saturday, ovember 17th
Our Lady of Peace parishioners are invited volunteer at the Community Food Bank of J in Hillside, NJ on Saturday, ovember 17th from 9:00am to 11:00 a.m. The gift of your time, sorting and repacking food for distribution to nonprofit agencies, such as soup kitchens and food pantries, will be greatly appreciated and you will have made a positive difference to help those in need. Anyone 12 years and older are welcome. Come by yourself, with a group of friends or with your family. All volunteers will meet at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Summit at approximately 8:30 a.m. before departing together where directions and car pooling will be available. It is a fun, inspirational and rewarding experience! For more information, please contact Donna Groskoph at 908-598-9637. Please call to signup. Thank you.

Sandwiches Donation eeded for St. Joseph’s in Elizabeth
On ovember 20th we will deliver sandwiches made at home by Our Lady of Peace parishioners to St. Joseph’s Social Service Center. The sandwiches will be used in various community outreach programs. If you have any questions about how to make and package the sandwiches or you’d like to be put on our monthly reminder call list, please call Marie Russo at 908 918 0779 or Arlene Hluch at 908 604 6674. Bring the sandwiches to Our Lady of Peace on the Tuesday morning: From 7:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., sandwiches can be left in the vestibule of the church on the side closest to the Rectory. From 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., sandwiches should be brought to the lobby of the Parish Hall. At 9:30 a.m. sharp, we leave for St. Joseph’s!

St. Joseph’s Giving Tree The Spirit of Giving
St Joseph’s Social Service Center of Elizabeth delivers Christmas gifts to over 800 families each Christmas season. Please consider taking an ornament from the Giving tree in the Church’s entrance starting November 24th. Purchase a gift of warm clothing for that family member and return the unwrapped gift in a extra large Christmas bag with attached ornament to the rectory no later than Tuesday December 4th . It is very important that we receive these gifts early so they can be packaged and delivered to these families by Christmas.

Food Pantry Items of the Week
Our Food Pantry’s supplies of chic peas, canned fruit, sugar, syrup, Kleenex and individually wrapped toothbrushes are low. Your donations are truly appreciated by the families who share from our Pantry.

A Great eed in Elizabeth
Saint Joseph’s Social Service Center in Elizabeth is in desperate need of the following items: canned goods, winter clothes such as hats, scarves, sweaters, coats, gloves socks, and boots. Also blankets peanut butter, jelly and bread. They have 700 coming for thanksgiving. The food bank in Hillside lost power and had to throw out a lot of food therefore this great need. If you can help with time or goods, please call 908352-2989.

St Joseph’s Gift Drive Volunteers eeded
St Joseph’s Social Service Center is in great need of Volunteers to help sort and pack gifts at Saint Mary’s Church at 232 Central Ave in Rahway, NJ at Cornell Hall from Wednesday December 5th thru Monday December 17th. We will be there each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Please call Marie Russo at 908-472-3868 or Jerry Russo at 908-472-3870 with a date and time you can volunteer. Thank you.


OLP Adult Education: Catechism for Busy Catholics
Material liberally taken from A Biblical Walk Through the Mass by Edward Sri, Ascension Press, 2011

The Liturgy of the Eucharist Preparation of Gifts (Offertory) and Pre-Consecration Eucharistic Prayer I
Presentation of Gifts, Water and Wine and Washing Hands, Preface, Sanctus, Epiclesis Presentation of Gifts: Bread and wine are brought to the altar. There is great significance associated with the bread and wine. In the Bible, bread is far more than the side dish it is in western culture: it is the most basic of foods necessary to sustain life. Likewise, wine was far more than a beverage. It was a part of special feasts and often served with bread. Both bread and wine were offerings made at the Temple. Both bread and wine recall the hard work of laborers. For a long time, the other gifts offered during the Mass came from the home or field or workshop. As such, they expressed an individual and personal gift of self to God. The money that has replaced the homey gifts that we give today must not be thought of as merely a donation to a good cause, but as an expression of our giving of ourselves to God. Water and Wine: There is profound Christian significance to the mixing of water and wine by the priest. The wine symbolizes Christ’s divinity and the water, his and our humanity. The mingling of the two recalls the Incarnation and anticipates our communion with Christ in the Eucharist. Washing of Hands: Most religions have some form of ritualistic washing as a sign of spiritual cleansing. Besides the water of the sacrament of Baptism, Catholics make liberal sacramental use of holy water to express their humility, unworthiness, and desire for forgiveness. Ancient Jewish priests used to cleanse their hands and feet before approaching the altar in the temple. Today, Muslims wash their hands and feet before coming to prayer in the Mosque. The congregation sits in respectful silence as they watch the priest prepare for his sacred role in the Eucharistic ritual by washing his hands. Preface: The Lord be with you/And with your spirit. Lift up your hearts/We lift them up to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God/It is right and just. The Eucharistic Prayer begins with this three part dialogue between the priest and the faithful. This prayer in the Mass dates back to the 3rd century! In the Bible, the heart is the center of a person, his/her will, thoughts, emotions, actions, intentions, and commitments. We are being called to focus our entire being on where we are going in the Eucharist. What follows the ritual dialogue is a prayer of thanksgiving recited by the priest on behalf of the faithful gathered for the Mass. This prayer follows the traditional order found in psalms of Thanksgiving: gratitude for creation, for God’s provision in our lives, for his wondrous deeds, and for his saving acts. Sanctus: Holy, holy, holy Lord . . . The prophet Isaiah reports from his vision how these are the words used by the angels in heaven, by the seraphim (burning ones) who are so close to God they reflect his radiance! We are in heaven singing with the angels. Hosanna in the highest. . .This second part of the Sanctus brings us right back to Palm Sunday and the words of the crowd as Jesus enters Jerusalem for the last time. The final act of the redemptive drama leading to Good Friday and Easter Sunday has begun and we are with the fickle crowd in Jerusalem waving palms and singing praise as Jesus enters the city on an ass. The Epiclesis: The word means invocation upon. This prayer which leads up to the actual consecration of the bread and wine imitates the form of ancient Jewish table prayers. The Jews always asked God as part of their table prayer to sent them the promised Messiah; the priest prays that God make our Messiah/King present once again under the appearance of the bread and wine.

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Our Lady of Peace, St Teresa of Avila and Little Flower have organized a joint effort to provide

Emergency Storm Relief Assistance
to the people of the Highlands, J Our Lady of Peace will be collecting:
The weeks of ovember 11th and 18th Cleanup Supplies bleach, Lysol, sponges, rubber gloves, work gloves, mops, buckets, respirator masks and Febreeze The weeks of ovember 25th and December 2nd - Power eeds flashlights, batteries, hats, gloves, scarves and blankets The weeks of December 9th and 16th - Clothing socks, new packages of undergarments, and long johns as the cold winter weather sets in. Non-perishable food items and paper products will be accepted at Our Lady of Peace during the entire collection period. Boxes will be placed in each of the entrance ways of the Church to collect donations. All donated items will be directly given to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Mother Teresa Regional School, and St. Agnes Church in the Highlands, NJ that were devastated by the October 29th storm. Please pray for all those recovering from the storm. Questions? Please call the Rectory Office at 908-464-7600.


WHEN: Friday, November 16th Where: OLP Auditorium Time: 6:00 p.m.

Variety of soups lots of bread & butter homemade desserts tea, coffee and juice adults: $6.00 / children: $2.00

invited! Everyone is invited!
interested Anyone interested in making a soup/baking 908-464Please call Eileen Martin at 908-464-4453



Thanksgiving Turkey Collection

Frozen turkeys and turkey breasts will be collected in the rectory garage only on Saturday, November 17th from 12 noon until 6:00 p.m. and on Sunday, November 18th from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Turkeys of all sizes are needed since they help families of many different sizes. We need help collecting the turkeys on both days. This year Marie Russo will substitute for Alice Maluso our wonderful Social Concerns Ministry Leader. Please call Marie at 908-472-3868 if you can help.

Thanks in advance for your help and turkey donations!!






50/50 Raffle Form (Please Print) Return this form to either the rectory or place in the Sunday collection baskets. Make all checks payable to Our Lady of Peace Church. Mark envelope for December raffle or Attention Debbie/Kim Johnston. Please print the name or names you would like to appear on ticket.

Name: ___________________________________________

Address: __________________________________________

Telephone Number: _________________________________

Number of Tickets: __________________________________

Amount Enclosed: ___________________________________

Please check one: Pick-up in Rectory: _________ Stub mailed to address above: _______ If you have any questions concerning the raffle please call Debbie or Kim Johnston at (908) 464-1591.

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