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Masses for the Week
Saturday, January 5th 8:30 a.m. Weekly Memorial Mass 5:00 p.m. Thomas Mansfield, req. his wife Dolores Sunday, January 6th The Epiphany of the Lord 7:30 a.m. Ronnie Folk, req. The Cafeteria Staff 9:00 a.m. Guido Torsiello, req. his family 10:30 a.m. Caitlin Glackin, req. Robert Traymon 12:00 p.m. Salvatore and Antonietta Fiorilli, req. the family Monday, January 7th 7:00 a.m. For the People of the Parish and all their intentions 12:10 p.m. Sr. Julitta Heinen, req. Rosemarie Lafiosca Tuesday, January 8th 7:00 a.m. Rosemarie Cucco, req. Bill Cucco 12:10 p.m. Richard Brophy, req. Liz Mancinelli Wednesday, January 9th 7:00 a.m. Anna M. Pellecchia, req. James and Allison Farley 12:10 p.m. Philomena Zotti, req. Carman Madrazo Thursday, January 10th 7:00 a.m. Iole Bergesio, req. Valerie and Luciano Ricciardi 12:10 p.m. Richard F. Brophy Sr., req. Carol Treventi Friday, January 11th 7:00 a.m. Vencenza Mizzoni, req. the family 12:10 p.m. Robert Mauer, req. the family Saturday, January 12th 8:30 a.m. Weekly Memorial Mass 5:00 p.m. Deceased Members of the Rosato Family, req. Dominick and Josephine Rosato Sunday, January 13th The Baptism of the Lord 7:30 a.m. Philomena and Pietro Parlapiano, req. The Parlapiano Family 9:00 a.m. Patrick Duddy, req. Anne and Meghan 10:30 a.m. Thomas J. Wade, req. his wife Barbara and children 12:00 p.m. Robert Marasco, req. The Marasco Family

Calendar of Parish Activities Week of January 6, 2013
Saturday, January 5th 4:00 - 7:30 p.m. 9th Grade Confirmation Prep “Christmas Gathering”, Gym / Kitchen / Parish Hall Sunday, January 6th 10 :00 a.m. Welcome Coffee And…. Parish Hall / Kitchen 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. Family Based Christmas Gathering, Gym / Kitchen 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym 6:00 p.m. High School Youth Ministry Mass, Church 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. High School Youth Ministry Dinner, Parish Hall / Kitchen Monday, January 7th 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, Gym 5:00 - 9:30 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Miraculous Medal Novena, Church Tuesday, January 8th 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, Gym 5:00 - 9:30 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym Wednesday, January 9th 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Religious Ed. Classes for Grades K - 6, School /Gym / Entire Parish Hall 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Rel. Ed and Family Based Grades 5 & 6 ACRE Testing, Entire Parish Hall / Cafeteria 7:15 - 8:30 p.m. Religious Ed. Classes for Grades 7 - 8, School / Gym / Entire Parish Hall 7:15 - 8:30 p.m. Religious Ed. and Family Based Grades 7 & 8 ACRE Testing, Entire Parish Hall / Cafeteria 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. SCC Core Team Meeting, Rectory Counting Room Thursday, January 10th 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 / Entire Parish Hall / Gym 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Rel. Ed and Family Based Grades 5 & 6 ACRE Testing, Entire Parish Hall / Cafeteria 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym 7:30 p.m. Baptism Conference, Entire Parish Hall Friday, January 11th 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, Gym A of OLP Pot Luck Supper tonight, Gym / Kitchen Saturday, January 12th 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon First Reconciliation Retreat “Peace and Forgiveness Day”, Entire Parish Hall / Kitchen / Church 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon Market Street Mission Clothing Collection, Cafeteria 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym Sunday, January 13th 9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. First Eucharist Prep Mass - The Eucharist 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym 2:00 p.m. Baptism, Church 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. AfterShock High School Youth Ministry, Entire Parish Hall / Gym

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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 Julianna Edel Brian Mansfield Margaret Patterson Walter Rutzler Joan Kelaher Elizabeth Souren eight special intentions Muriel Quinto James Nasto Elaine Nordstrom

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.

Scripture Reading for the Week of January 6th
The Epiphany of the Lord
Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6; Mt 2:1-12

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Are you a baptized Catholic who never received the sacraments of first Eucharist and/or Confirmation? Are you a baptized nonCatholic Christian? Were you never baptized? Are you, or is an adult you know, interested in learning about the Catholic faith? A new session of the RCIA will begin at Our Lady of Peace in January, and we invite you to take the next steps in your faith journey by meeting the RCIA Team to explore new possibilities. Call Fr. Tom Blind at 908-464-7600, ext. 112, for further information.

1 Jn 3:22 4:6; Mt 4:12-17, 23-25

1 Jn 4:7-10; Mk 6:34-44

1 Jn 4:11-18; Mk 6:45-52

Tri-Parish Cornerstone - Date Revised
Save the date!! All ladies and men who have attended a Cornerstone Retreat or gathering sponsored by Cornerstone at Our Lady of Peace, are invited to attend a social gathering on Friday evening, January 18, 2013, at 7:30 PM in the Parish Hall at Our Lady of Peace. Appetizers and dessert, wine and soft drinks, will be provided. We will be seeking your input regarding the 2013 Cornerstone year. Join us for a fun evening after the Christmas and New Year’s holidays have concluded. There is also a one-day Retreat planned for Men on Saturday, April 13th and another for Women on Saturday, April 27th. Details to follow. All the men and women of the parish are invited to attend.

1 Jn 4:19 5:4; Lk 4:14-22a

1 Jn 5:5-13; Lk 5:12-16

1 Jn 5:14-21; Jn 3:22-30

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Welcoming Committee ews
As a parish, we will be welcoming the following new parishioners during the 9:00 a.m. Mass this Sunday, January 6, 2013. Nacho and MaJose Clova and family, Daniela Gagliormella, Caroline Weinstein and family, Craig and Missy Prut and family, Michael and Stephanie Baker and family, Barbara Appel and Roberto Ghedini

“Winter Silence” Monday Evening Dinner Retreat
January 14, 2013 sponsored by St. Joseph’s Shrine at Trinity House 5:00—9:00 p.m.
Allow the silence of the winter to reveal the journey of the New Year ahead. Let God unfold the longings of our hearts and satisfy the quenching of our thirsts.

Pre-registration required. The fee for the Retreat is $25 Please be sure to attend this mass and then come join us in the Parish Hall for coffee and goodies to celebrate per person. To register and for details call 908-6470208 Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. or ethe welcoming of our newest members. mail Fr. Peter Krebs at peterkrebs@stshrine.org.

Rachel’s Vineyard retreats
For Post Abortion Healing

ew Website Photos
You Might Even See Yourself
Please go to our parish website at www.olpnp.com and click on the “photo gallery” to see newly posted pictures of a number of parish events and gatherings. You never know who you might see or which photos might spur you on to join a new group.

January 18—20 and March 8—10, 2013 Friday 6:30 p.m.—Sunday, 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Respect Life Office of the Archdiocese of Newark 732-388-8211 The retreat fee is $100 which included all retreat materials, room, meals, and registration (Financial Assistance available). Contact Michelle at arnewrespect@sjanj.net. All information is confidential.

A Reminder from the Archdiocese How to Report Abuse
The Archdiocese takes very seriously any and all allegations of sexual misconduct by member of the Clergy, Religious and lay staff of the Archdiocese. We encourage anyone with knowledge of an act of sexual misconduct to inform us immediately so that we may take appropriate action to protect others and provide support to victims of sexual abuse. Individuals who wish to report an allegation of sexual misconduct may do so by calling the Archdiocese Office of Child and Youth Protection at 201-407-3256.

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 7:30 p.m. PROVIDE CE U ITED METHODIST CHURCH 1441 SPRINGFIELD AVE. OFFICE 908-464-5535


TOPIC: Positioning Yourself in a Difficult Job Market Using a combination of reliable marketing solutions, this presentation will lay out a strategy for achieving your career objectives. Topics include: defining the scope of the problem, myths about career advancement, analyzing yourself as a competitive product (key issue) marketing strategies and networking. Business, professional and technical individuals will find this talk stimulating and helpful. Bring a pencil, pad and an open mind. Your instructor will be Lloyd L. Feinstein.

Weathering the Storms of Our Lives
Finding God in a Post-Sandy World
The evening will include prayer, talk and sharing. Tuesday, January 15, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Mt. Saint Mary’s House of Prayer, Watchung, NJ. Call 908-753-2091 for details and to register.

Are you ready to begin 2013 in the right direction . . .
By the end of 2012 - 95 participants took the Discovering Christ journey! Here’s what they said:

”I was very moved and felt ‘spiritually renewed” and at peace with myself.” “I gained a renewal and a new commitment to my faith and I felt closer to Christ.” “I felt myself smiling a lot as a result of the joy and happiness in my heart.”

Discovering Christ: A Seven-Week Experience
Tuesday evenings, January 22, 29, February 5, 19, March 5, 12, 19th, 6:45-9:15 PM.* Parish Hall, Our Lady of Peace Church, 111 South St., New Providence. Join us for a delicious dinner and dynamic program offered at no cost. Seating limited to first 75 participants. *Includes a mini retreat on Saturday, March 9th from 8:30am-1:00pm For more information on this series call: 908 464-7600 or visit our website: olpnp.com Register online at olpnp.com or cut and send bottom portion of this form by January 16th to: Our Lady of Peace Rectory, 111 South Street, New Providence, NJ 07974.

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Discovering Christ Registration Form_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
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Age: (Check only one please) О High School О 18 – 29 О 30 – 39 О 40 – 49 О 50 – 65 О 66+

Seating Preferences: О No preference О With my spouse, who is attending О Without my spouse, who is attending О With my friend, who is attending. Friend’s name___________________________