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Masses for the Week
Saturday, ovember 24th 8:30 a.m. Weekly Memorial Mass 5:00 p.m. Nora and Michael Whalen, req. The Conte Family Sunday, ovember 25th Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Lord of the Universe 7:30 a.m. Bonnie Roemer, req. Mr. Darcy 9:00 a.m. Ruth Michaelian. Req. Roberta Oldenborg 10:30 a.m. Mary Chiaramonte, req. The Koubek Family 12:00 p.m. Marie Brenner, req. Donna and Joseph Zambri Monday, ovember 26th 7:00 a.m. For the People of the Parish and all their intentions 12:10 p.m. Raymond Prendeville, req. Susan and Ken DiPaola Tuesday, ovember 27th 7:00 a.m. Anthony Cavallo, req. The Moragas Family 12:10 p.m. Raymond Prendeville, req. Anne Fahey Wednesday, ovember 28th 7:00 a.m. Jean Mizzoni, req. the family 12:10 p.m. Steve Silwones and John Rupp, req. Wilma and Laura Thursday, ovember 29th 7:00 a.m. Rose Fortunato, req. The Moragas Family 12:10 p.m. Keith Amato, req. The Fezza Family Friday, ovember 30th 7:00 a.m. Catherine Sangunitto, req. her daughter Barbara 12:10 p.m. Keith Amato, req. Rosemary Murphy Saturday, December 1st 8:30 a.m. Weekly Memorial Mass 5:00 p.m. Marion Pencinger, req. The Aprill Family Sunday, December 2nd First Sunday of Advent 7:30 a.m. Herbert McSherry, req. Mildred McSherry 9:00 a.m. Eileen Culleton, req. The Cronin Family 10:30 a.m. Dougie Rillo, req. the family 12:00 p.m. Elise Savage, req. Michael and Paula Savage

Calendar of Parish Activities Week of ovember 25, 2012
Saturday, ovember 24th 9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym Sunday, ovember 25th 10:00– 11:45 a.m. Religious Ed. Family Based Gathering, Entire Parish Hall, / Gym / Kitchen 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 26th 3:00—6:30 p.m. OLP Gym Time, Gym 5:00—9:30 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym 7:00—9:00 p.m. Rosary Altar Society Board Meeting, Pope John Paul Room 7:30 p.m. SCC Men’s Group, Pope John Paul Room 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Miraculous Medal Novena, Church Tuesday, ovember 27th 3:00—4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, Gym 6:30 p.m. A of OLP Webelos Scout Den Meeting, Cafeteria 6:45—9:15 P.m. Discovering Christ Meeting, Entire Parish Hall / Kitchen Wednesday, ovember 28th 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 29th 1:00—2:00 p.m. Holy Hour of Reparation, Church 3:30—4:45 p.m. Religious Ed. Classes for Grades K—6, School / Gym / Entire Parish Hall 5:30—9:30 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym Friday, ovember 30th 5:00—9:30 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym Saturday, December 1st 8:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m. Annual Christmas Wreath, Plant and Bake Sale, Entire Parish Hall / Kitchen 9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym Sunday, December 2nd 8:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m. Annual Christmas Wreath, Plant and Bake Sale, Entire Parish Hall / Kitchen 9:00 a.m. First Eucharist Preparation Mass Sacred Scripture, Church 10:30 a.m. First Eucharist Preparation Mass Sacred Scripture, Church 1:00—5:00 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym 6:00 p.m. HS Youth Mass, Church 7:00—8:00 p.m. HS Youth Ministry Dinner, Entire Parish Hall / Kitchen

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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 and seven special intentions 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 Please remember our dearly departed who have passed away recently. 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. Walter Rutzler Julianna Edel Muriel Quinto Joan Kelaher

Scripture Reading
for the Week of ovember 25th
Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Sunday Dn 7:13-14; Rv 1:5-8; Jn 18:33b-37 Monday Rv 14:1-3, 4b-5; Lk 21:1-4 Tuesday Rv 14:14-19; Lk 21:5-11 Wednesday Rv 15:1-4; Lk 21:12-19 Thursday Rv 18:1-2, 21-23, 19:1-3, 9a; Lk 21:20-28 Friday Rom 10:9-18; Mt 4:18-22 First Saturday Rv 22:1-7; Lk 21:34-36

Give Yourself a Spiritual Gift First Friday Adoration on December 7th
On First Friday, December 7th, Eucharistic Adoration will be held in the church Starting after the 12:10 p.m. Mass and concluding with Holy Hour from 8:00—9:00 p.m. Bring your own prayer book, read the Bible, silently pray the rosary, or just sit and relax and enjoy the sweet peace that comes from simply being in the Presence of god. All are welcome. Why not ask a member of the family or a friend to come with you? Thank you for signing the attendance book which will be placed on the table at the entrance of the church closest to the rectory.

Rosary Altar Society
Help is eeded with Altar Linens
Please consider offering your services. We need help to 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. Thank you for giving our request some serious thought.

An Advent Day of Prayer
Blessings in Waiting Friday, December 7th 9:45 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
The speaker will be Kathleen Detlet, PhD in Ministry To be held at St. Joseph’s Social Service Center, 118 Division St. Elizabeth 07201 Please RSVP by calling: Jim at 908-353-1045 ext 8 or projectreadyprg@yahoo.com

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Union Catholic High School Information Session
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
You’re invited to attend our special UC Information Session. Learn about our nationally recognized Laptop Learning program, our amazing 100% college acceptance rate, talk to our faculty and students, hear about our many clubs, and see our new outdoor sports facility.

Mount Saint Mary’s House of Prayer
1651 U.S. Highway 22 West Watchung, J 07069 Saturday, December 1st—1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Touched by an Angel—Re-connecting with Joseph Advent afternoon of Reflection. To hear and trust God’s will, we need only look at the life of St. Joseph (Mass included) Fee $25. Sunday, December 2nd 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. Grief Recovery—Learning a Process to Deal with Grief Gentle 4 step experiential process for resolving the grief caused by loss. Fee $45. Registration required for all courses—please call 908-753-2091 or email msmhope@msmhope.org.

WE ARE UC! WE ARE 50! BE PART OF UC’S NEXT HALF CENTURY
For further details, contact Betsy Thornton at 908-889-1600 ext 302 bthornton@unioncatholicorg

Food Pantry Items of the Week
Our Food Pantry’s supplies of canned fruits and canned veggies, canned pasta meals, tuna, laundry detergents, and shampoo are low. Your donations are truly appreciated by the families who share from our Pantry.

Archdiocese of ewark Office of Vocations

Vocation Discernment Evening
Wednesday, December19, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Archdiocesan Retreat Center, 499 Belgrove Dr., Kearny NJ 07032 “Mary’s Obedience: A Model for Our Own” “By faith Mary accepted the Angel’s word and believed the message that she was to become the Mother of God in the obedience of her devotion.” Presenter: Rev. Alexander Orozzo, Parochial Vicar, St. Rose of Lima, Short Hills 7:30—8:30 Reflection and Questions in the Sacred Heart Room 8:30—9:15 Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction in the Chapel . All are welcome.

Rescheduled
Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting
The prayer shawl ministry meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 28th at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Gail Seely. New members welcomed. For directions and information regarding this ministry, and for the donation of particular knit and crochet yarns please call Gail at 908-464-4109. Shawls are available for friends and family just call Gail.

100% Pure Peanut Brittle
made with Love by the Knights of Columbus Summit Council #783 from the Hammeke Family Recipe

The Benedictine Center invites you to Blessed is She who Believed Saturday, Dec. 8th -9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
to be held at St. Walburga Monastery 851 North Broad St., Elizabeth 07208
We look to Mary to guide us through Advent as Christbearers in our own environment. The $30 Fee includes lunch. For more details, please call 908-353-3028 or email maritaosb@aol.com. Open to all.

$12.00 per one pound box
Purchase your Peanut Brittle at the Rectory Office while supplies last!!

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TRI-PARISH EMERGENCY RELIEF November 11 through December 22, 2012
We are joining our neighboring Catholic parishes, St. Teresa’s in Summit and Little Flower in Berkeley Heights, to provide emergency storm relief to Our Lady of Perpetual Help, St. Agnes Church, and Mother Teresa Regional School in Highlands, New Jersey, which were devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Non-Perishable Food Items Cleaning Supplies: Lysol, Bleach, Sponges, Rubber Gloves, Febreeze Power Needs: Batteries, Flashlights Other Needs (New Items Only): Long John’s Hats Men’s Boxers Winter Gloves Baby Clothes Scarves Small Children’s Clothing Men’s Work Boots (New or Used) Gift Cards*: The Home Depot Shop-Rite Stop-n-Shop

Sears Target Lowes

Foodtown A&P

Boxes will be placed in each of the entrance ways of the Church to collect all donations with the exception of gift cards* which should be brought to the rectory.

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We’re planning for September 2013. Tell A Friend!

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Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Take a Peek at Our

OPEN HOUSE
Monday, November 26, 2012 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

NEW DATE!

Pre K-3 Year Olds 3 & 5 Day Programs Pre-K 4 Year Olds 5 Day Program Full Day or Half Day PreK Programs Before and AfterCare Available Full Day Kindergarten through Grade 8

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Rosary Altar Society Poinsettia & Wreath Sale
December 1st 8:00 am – 6:30 pm December 2nd 8:00 am – 1:30 pm We will have the following items: Poinsettias (Many sizes) Wreathes (Plain & Decorated) Grave Blankets Kissing Balls Christmas Cacti Baked Goods And many other items!

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St. Joseph’s Christmas Giving Tree
Celebrate the Season of Advent by giving to those less fortunate.
The Giving tree will be in Church’s entrance (closest to South St.) starting November 24th. Please take an ornament from the tree and buy a gift of clothing for that needy person. Return the unwrapped gift in a Christmas bag with the attached ornament to the rectory no later than Tuesday December 4th.

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LIMITED 50/50 RAFFLE
250 TICKETS ONLY $100.00 EACH ON SALE IN THE RECTORY SIGN UP FORMS ARE ON THE TABLES AT THE ENTRNACE WAYS OF THE CHURCH DRAWING: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH 2012 6 PM PARISH HALL WINNER NEED NOT BE PRESENT! IF ALL TICKETS ARE SOLD WINNER WILL RECEIVE $12,500 TICKETS WERE SOLD OUT LAST YEAR SO GET THEM WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! SOMEONE’S CHRISTMAS WILL BE A WHOLE LOT MERRIER

BUT YOU HAVE TO BE IN IT TO WIN IT!

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