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Masses for the Week
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 Monday, January 14th 7:00 a.m. For the People of the Parish and all their intentions 12:10 p.m. David Lafiosca, req. his family Tuesday, January 15th
Calendar of Parish Activities Week of January 13, 2013
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 Monday, January 14th 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 7:30 p.m. Boy Scout Adult Leaders Meeting, Rectory Counting Room Tuesday, January 15th 9:00—9:30 a.m. Sandwiches for St. Joseph’s Social Service Center, Elizabeth, Parish Hall Lobby 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, Gym
7:00 a.m. Deceased Members of the McEnroe Family, req. the 5:00 - 9:30 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym family 6:30 p.m. A of OLP Webelos Den Meeting, Cafeteria 12:10 p.m. Ralph Wager, req. The Moragas Family Wednesday, January 16th Wednesday, January 16th 7:00 a.m. Bart Carroll, req. Toni San Filippo 12:10 p.m. Mary Jane Mahon, req. Mary Jane Rubino Thursday, January 17th 7:00 a.m. Helen and Martin Dragos, req. The Dragos Family 12:10 p.m. Anthony Ferara, req. Gerald and Paulette Glass Friday, January 18th 7:00 a.m. C. Melvin Eckhardt, req. John Quinn 12:10 p.m. Mary Jane Mahon, req. Marjorie Buttery Saturday, January 19th 8:30 a.m. Weekly Memorial Mass 5:00 p.m. Peter Disturco, req. his family Sunday, January 20th Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:30 a.m. Antonietta Romano, req. her daughter Teresa Nell 9:00 a.m. Leonardo Iaione, req. Marsha and Michael Busichio 10:30 a.m. Msgr. Paul Hayes, req. Dot and Bill Hahemann 12:00 p.m. Frank Cahill, req. Mike and Barbara McIntyre
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, January 17th 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 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym Friday, January 18th 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, Gym 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. A of OLP Dance, Gym / Kitchen 7:00 p.m. All Cornerstone Reunion (Men & Women), Entire Parish Hall / Kitchen Saturday, January 19th 9:00 - 4:00 p.m. CYO Basketball, Gym 6:00 p.m. SCC Annual Celebration, Entire Parish Hall / Kitchen Sunday, January 20th 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. K of C sponsored Free Throw Basketball Contest, gym 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. AfterShock High School Youth Ministry, Entire Parish Hall / Gym 6:00—8:00 p.m. MS & JR Youth Club Roller Skating Party in Florham Park
January 13, 2013
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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: Brian Mansfield Margaret Patterson Elizabeth Souren Mary Klech Elaine Nordstrom eight 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 especially Jeanette Keyser 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 13th
The Baptism of the Lord Is 42:1-4, 6-7 or Is 40:1-5, 9-11; Acts 10:34-38 or Ti 2:11-14, 3:4-7; Lk 3:15-16, 21-22 Monday Heb 1:1-6; Mk 1:14-20 Tuesday Heb 2:5-12; Mk 1:21-28 Wednesday Heb 2:14-18; Mk 1:29-39 Thursday Heb 3:7-14; Mk 1:40-45 Friday Heb 4:1-5, 11; Mk 2:1-12 Saturday Heb 4:12-16; Mk 2:13-17
R C IA
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
The Perfect ew Year’s Resolution! R.C.I.A. I FORMATIO IGHT
(Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
Please join us on Thursday evening, January 31, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rectory to inquire about the R.C.I.A. process.
IT’S FOR YOU IF:
*You are a baptized Catholic adult who never received the sacraments of First Eucharist and/or Confirmation. *You are a baptized adult Christian of another denomination *You are an adult who is not baptized *You are an adult interested in learning more about the Roman catholic faith and tradition. We hope you will come to see what it’s all about!
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. 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.
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Church Bulletin article for OLP Academy Open House
Discover The Academy Advantage
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace will be hosting two Open Houses on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 10am to 12:30pm and Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 9:00am to 11:00am. The Academy ranks in the top 10% nationally on standardized tests. We provide our students an excellent education in a Christ-centered environment. Our student ambassadors will be on hand to provide tours for our visitors. Come meet our principal, Mr. Thomas Berrios, and visit our bright and updated classrooms and facilities, including our state-of-the-art technology lab and updated science lab. Learn about our full day Pre-K 3 and 4-year old programs, full day Kindergarten program, our on-site Before & After Care Services, as well as our challenging academic and extra-curricular programs. Experience our SmartBoard technology and hear about our after-school activities, such as our First Lego League Robotics team, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Track and Cross Country teams, Scouting and so much more. Come discover The Academy Advantage!
Sacrificial Offering for: Christmas, 2012 Christmas, 2011 $75,681 $80,489 Solemnity of Mary January 1, 2013 January 1, 2012 $6,078 $5,452 Religious Retirement Fund: December, 2012 December, 2011 $7,593 $10,815
January Youth Club ews
Middle School Youth Club (7th and 8th grade) 1/20/13 (Sunday) Roller Skating Party – Florham Park - 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Permission slips and payment necessary. See rectory mail slot for permission slips. Fri., 2/1/13 Youth Club Overnight Retreat –6:00 p.m. It will end after 8:30 a.m. mass on Saturday, Feb. 2nd. Check Rectory mail slot for Sign-Up brochure. Registration deadline 1-20-13. Due to the logistics of planning we cannot accept late Registrations!!! Junior Youth Club (5th and 6th grade) 1/20/13 (Sunday) Roller Skating Party – Florham Park -6:00 – 8:00 p.m.Permission slips and payment necessary. Sat., 2/9/13 Theme TBD - 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Open Gym/Games
Thank you to everyone that supported the Pajama Program. It was a huge success! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at 908-508-0544 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knights of Columbus Summit Council 783
Free Throw Basket Ball Contest for Boys and Girls Ages 10 - 14 Sunday, January 20th at 1:00 p.m. in the OLP Gym Registration in the Gym prior to the contest start.
The Giving Tree for St. Joseph Social Service Center
With heartfelt thanks, we extend our appreciation for the Maureen Miller - JR/MS Youth Minister wonderful gifts that you gave our clients at St. Joseph Center. You have made over 450 needy families and approximately 200 seniors/individuals happier this year with your generosity. For those who also volunteered with the sorting You Might Even See Yourself and wrapping, we cannot thank you enough. Thank you and may you be blessed with a very joy-filled, healthy and pros- Please go to our parish website at www.olpnp.com and click on the “photo gallery” to see newly posted perous New Year!
ew Website Photos
Sister Jacinta, Director of St. Joseph Social Center
pictures of a number of parish events and gatherings.
January 13, 2013
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Giant 50/50 Winner
We are pleased to announce the winner of our Giant December 50/50 Raffle. Janice Morris, the grandmother of an Academy of Our Lady of Peace Student, won $11,150 (since 223 tickets were sold which totaled $22,300). Congratulations to Janice and thank you to everyone who supported this yearly fundraiser. We also want to thank the Johnston Family for their time and effort in making this raffle such a success.
Bereavement Support Group at St. Teresa’s Church, Summit
If you have lost a loved one, St. Teresa’s Bereavement Support Group will journey with you as you grieve. You don’t have to grieve alone. The group will meet at St Teresa’s on the following Tuesdays: Jan 15th, 22nd and 29th from 7:30—9:00 p.m. For more information call Anne Fahey at 908-7710784 and do leave a message if necessary.
RE-EMPLOYME T SEMI AR BEGI S
Monday, January 28, 2013 - 7:30 p.m. PROVIDE CE U ITED METHODIST CHURCH 1441 SPRINGFIELD AVE. OFFICE 908-464-5535
CHRIST CHILD SOCIETY EW MEMBERS WELCOME!
Would you like to know what the Christ Child Society of Summit is all about? Please join us for our first meeting of the new year on Thursday, January 17th at 7:00 pm. This informal meeting will be held at 141 Hillcrest Ave., the home of one of our members in Summit. For more information, please call Kathryn Colao at (908) 598-7202, email us at email@example.com, or visit our website at www.christchildsummit.org.
The topic of the first of eight meetings is: Positioning Yourself in a Difficult Job Market Bring a pencil, pad and an open mind. Your instructor will be Lloyd L. Feinstein.
Our Food Pantry’s supplies of On Tuesday, January 15th, we will deliver sandwiches Spam, Dinty Moore stew, coffee, cereal (kids) and dish made at home by Our Lady of Peace parishioners to St. detergent are low. Your donations are truly appreciated Joseph’s Social Service Center in Elizabeth. The sandby the families who share from our Pantry. wiches are used in various community outreach programs. Archdiocese of ewark Please bring the sandwiches to Our Lady of Peace in the morning only: Office of Vocations From 7:00 am to 8:45 am, sandwiches can be left in the vestibule of the church on the side closest to the Rectory. From 9:00 am to 9:30 am, sandwiches should be brought to the lobby of the Parish Hall. At 9:30 am, we leave to deliver sandwiches to St. Joseph’s!
Will You Please Make Sandwiches For Those in eed?
Food Pantry Items of the Week
Vocation Discernment Evening
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 7:30 - 9:15 p.m. at the Archdiocesan Retreat Center 499 Belgrove Dr., Kearny 07032
“The Beauty of Following Christ: a Priest’s Personal Witness” “By faith, across the centuries, men and ote: If a snow or ice storm is forecasted for the 15th, women of all ages, whose names are written in the Book of Life, have confessed the beauty of following we will reschedule the day to collect sandwiches to Thursday the 17th. That way we can be sure that the the Lord Jesus.” roads are definitely clear when we drive out. The presenter will be Rev. Msgr. Robert Harahan, If you have questions on how to package the sandwiches, Pastor of St. Elizabeth, Wyckoff. please call Marie Russo at 908 472 3868 or Arlene All are invited to attend. Hluch at 908 604 6674. Thank you!
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_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Name(s): ________________________________________, ____________________________________________ Address: _________________________________________________________City, Zip__________________________ Email: _________________________________________________ Parish__________________________ Ph #: (home) _____________________________ (cell) ____________________________
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___________________________
Attention: Small Christian Communities
It’s time for our End-of-Season Celebration Wine and Cheese Party Saturday, Jan 19th After the 5 p.m. Mass. In Parish Hall
All past and present Small Groups and their families are welcome to come meet and greet other groups and get to know each other better!
40 Years of Legalized Abortion! Over 55 million victims! Can’t anything be done? What can I do?
Protect the unborn, join in the March for Life. St. Teresa of Avila parish is joining thousands in sending a message to our elected representatives that we choose LIFE and we believe ABORTION KILLS AN UNBORN CHILD!
March for Life
Washington, D.C. Friday
January 25, 2013
REMEMBER – Unite on the Life Principles to Overturn
Roe v. Wade and With Love Protect Mothers and Preborn Children. No Exception! No Compromise!"
“Here am I, Lord. I come to do Your Will.” (Heb. 10:9)
Bus Fare –Adults and Students 12 and above $35 (Financial Aid is available for students) Children 12 and under Free Maximum fare per family $75
(Please bring your own bag lunch.)
SEATING IS LIMITED, PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW! Please fill in the form below and mail it with a check for your fare payable to St. Teresa of Avila no later than Wednesday, January 23, 2013 to the Parish Office, 306 Morris Ave., Summit, N.J.
07901 Attn: March for Life Coordinator: Louise Biunno – Faith & Life Society firstname.lastname@example.org Pick Up & Drop Off: St. Teresa of Avila Church, 306 Morris Ave., Summit, N.J. 07901
Name: ______________________________________ Phone Number: _________________________ Street: _______________________________ Town: _________________________ ZIP: __________ Email:__________________________________________ Cell Phone:__________________________ # of Seats Required – Adults _______ Students _______ Amount Enclosed: $ ________________ Under 18 must have parent/guardian written permission.
Information & Itinerary
For more information contact: Julie Stymacks – BUS CAPTAIN Helen Picone – BUS CO-CAPTAIN 908-868-4873 908-477-3956 St. Teresa of Avila Our Lady of Peace
IMPORTANT: Due to construction in Washington, the locations of the March for Life activities are different from previous years. Schedule for Friday, January 25, 2013
• Celebration of Mass at St. Teresa of Avila, Summit. Please park cars in the parking 7:00am: spaces to the right of the church and display your parking pass which will be given to you. 7:30am: Bus leaves from St. Teresa for the non-stop to Washington, DC. Time to Washington approx. 4.5 hours. Lavatory on board bus. Bring a Bag lunch to be eaten on bus. 12:00 Noon: Bus will arrive at/near 7th Street and “The Mall” for the Rally. 1:30 pm: March begins at the Mall up Constitution Ave. We will turn right at 3rd St. Continue to Independence Avenue turn left and proceed to the Rayburn Building, 2 blocks on the right. (The approximate time for the March and the walk to the Rayburn Building, 2168 Independence Ave is 30 minutes, about 1mile) Attend reception sponsored by Congressman Scott Garrett in the “Gold Room” 2:30 pm: Rayburn House Office Building. Meet other New Jersey March for Life participants and enjoy refreshments. (Reception is from 2pm to 4pm) 3:00 pm: Meet with Congressman Leonard Lance, Cannon House Office Bldg. rm. 426 to discuss the Catholic Church and the HHS Mandate. 4:30 pm: 5:45 pm: 10:30pm Bus will depart Botanical Gardens parking area to leave promptly for home. Stop at rest stop in Maryland for Dinner. Approximate arrival home to St. Teresa of Avila, Summit.
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Please fill out for anyone under the age of 18 I grant permission for _______________________________________________to participate in the March for Life in Washington, DC on January 25, 2013 with the parish checked on the front side of this form. Name: ___________________________________ Relationship: _________________________________ Emergency Contact Phone Number: ________________________________________
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