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400 Maywood Avenue, Maywood, New Jersey 07607

Pentecost Sunday
May 23, 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
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)
10:00 AM - 2nd Sunday of the month (Oct. - June)
- Our Mission - Daily - Monday-Friday 8:30 AM
Holy days - See Bulletin for Mass Schedule
We, the Catholic Community of Our Lady Queen of Peace,
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,
Community Service, and Stewardship.
We share our gifts of Time, Talent, and Treasure Saturday - 1:00 PM or by appointment
in a tapestry of diverse cultures as we gather
together to celebrate our Roman Catholic Faith. Social Services Help Line
Serving our Lord God through the Liturgy and
Eucharist, our ministries welcome all into our
parish Family.
Handicap Facilities Available


Rectory Religious Education Convent St. Peter Academy

201-845-9566 201-845-9545 201-845-9568 201-261-3468
Fax: 201-845-3742
Pentecost Sunday STEWARDSHIP: God’s World: The principal behind
stewardship is that every material thing, though you may call it
May 23, 2010
yours...actually belongs to God. God owns it all: your land, your
[I]n one Spirit we were all baptized into one body. property , your income, your life. This is God’s world. When you
— 1 Corinthians 12:13a give a truly significant portion of your money, you are only setting
apart for God’s use a portion of the money that has been
READINGS FOR THE WEEK entrusted to you by God. The person who gives sacrificially does
so because he or she knows whose world this is!
Monday: 1 Pt 1:3-9; Mk 10:17-27
Tuesday: 1 Pt 1:10-16; Mk 10:28-31
Our Stewardship of Treasure for 5/16/10 amounted to $6,225.70
Wednesday: 1 Pt 1:18-25; Mk 10:32-45 Our Children’s Collection = $12.00
Thursday: 1 Pt 2:2-5, 9-12; Mk 10:46-52 2nd Collection (Communicating God's Word) $1,383.00
Friday: 1 Pt 4:7-13; Mk 11:11-26 Ascension $954
Saturday: Jude 17:20b-25; Mk 11:27-33
Sunday: Prv 8:22-31; Ps 8; Rom 5:1-5; Please remember to place Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in your Will. Those
Jn 16:12-15 who generously did this in the past have helped us to stay out of a heavy debt.


A Mass of Healing will be offered in our parish by SUNDAY 5/23

Fr. John Campoli on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 7:30 pm.
We invite all parishioners to attend. MONDAY 5/24 9:30am Bible Study-Deacon Joe
(Demarest House)
Mark This Year's Calendar - November 7, 2010 5:30pm Pizza with the Pastor and clergy
Our 60th Anniversary Gala will begin with Mass at 3 pm 7:30pm Bible Study-Deacon Joe
celebrated by Bishop John Flesey, D.D.. Mass will be followed (CANCELLED THIS WEEK!)
by a reception from 5 - 9 pm at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton. Pastoral Council Election
Good food, fun, fellowship, and great dancing with a fabulous
live band. (Watch future bulletins for ticket information.)
The Gala Committee is looking for prizes. If you would like to TUESDAY 5/25 9:30am Legion of Mary
donate something such as Hotel or condo stays, vacations or 7:30pm RCIA
trips, spa treatments, sporting event tickets, theater or concert
tickets, jewelry (we have a man's watch), restaurant certificates, WEDNESDAY 5/26
electronic equipment, etc., please contact Susan at the parish
center (201-845-9566). THURSDAY 5/27 7:00pm Adult Choir
7:30pm Bingo
The Gala Committee for our upcoming 60 Anniversary is
looking to gather pictures and memorabilia to tell the history of SUNDAY 5/30 10:00am Knights of Columbus Mass
OLQP Church (and school). 11:00am K of C Breakfast
Do you have any pictures/memorabilia (old or more recent) that
you can loan( it will be returned) to the parish for this event?
Perhaps you know a friend or neighbor who might have Monday, May 31st, Memorial Day—Offices Closed
something? Perhaps you are in contact with a former
parishioner or Religious/Clergy who served the parish and who
has items they’d like to share. People have already started PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS:
looking through old photo albums and storage boxes as well as
rummaging through “junk” drawers and containers to find these exáà |Ç cxtvx
treasures! Two such treasures are a 1968 OLQP School Louis Caputi, John W. Daneri, Ciro Gargiulo,
Yearbook and a Collection Envelope from years gone by. Claire Held and Rev. Msgr. Roger A. Reynolds.
Please bring any items that you’d like to share to the rectory.
Thank you for helping to make this endeavor a success!! If you f|v~ exÄtà|äxá tÇw YÜ|xÇwá
have any questions or suggestions please call Margie Bresko Frank Alexander, Lloyd Bartels, William Bergmann, Jerry Bezak,
@ (201) 712-1221. Ruth Bonday, Cathy Burch, Doug Doerflein, Helen Dunleavy,
Gudrun Hagele, Doris Honkisz, Carmine Inga, Tom Loizzi,
AAA Update: Our 2010 AAA goal this year is $40,655.00.
John McQuade, Jonathan Mechan, Virginia Mary Minihan,
To date we have pledges of $47,066.00 THANK YOU! Even
Betsy Merz, Steven Monahan, Marilyn Montemarano, Kay Moran,
though we have made our goal in pledges, we ask that if
Elizabeth Morrell, Christine Napoli, Julius Nemes,
you have not yet made your pledge please do so. We will
Doris Neumann, Thomas Niemczyk, Florence Paolella,
receive a rebate based on a percentage of the amount we
Maria Revilla, Fran Ruffino, Lois Schutz, Brenda Schwarz,
bring in over our goal. Last year that rebate check was in
Bernice Stavola, Mariano Terdoslavich, Barbara Tropia,
the amount of $3,500, which went into our parking lot fund.
Domenica Trovini, Dr. Robert Valgento, Linda Underkoffler
and Theophil Wasielewski.
Our annual Tricky Tray will take place on Friday, Oct. 22,2010. If you have a family member who is in a nursing home or
More information to follow. WATCH THE BULLETIN FOR rehabilitation center, please notify the Rectory
FURTHER DETAILS! so we can arrange to visit them.

St. John Baptist Rossi - Feast day: May 23 /1764
This holy priest was born in 1698 at the village of Voltaggio
in the diocese of Genoa and was one of the four children of
May 23, 2010 an excellent and highly respected couple. When he ws ten
a nobleman and his wifre who were spending the summer
Dear Parish Family, at Voltaggio obtained permission from his parents to take
him back with them to Genoa to be trained in their house.
Today is Pentecost Sunday – the birthday of the Church. He remained with them three years, winning golden
We celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the opinions from all, notably from two Capuchin friars who
Apostles 50 days after the Lord’s Resurrection. Today is came to his patrons home. They carried such a favourable report of the
boy to his uncle who was then minister provincial of the Capuchins that a
the last day of the Easter Season. (It’s hard to believe that cousin Lorenzo Rossi a canon of Santa Maria in Cosmedin invited him to
50 days have passed since we gathered on Easter come to Rome. The offer was accepted and he entered the Roman
Sunday!) College at the age of thirteen. Popular with his teachers and with his
fellow pupils he had completed the classical course with distinction when
Before the Ascension the Lord promised His Apostles the reading of an ascetical book led him to embark on exfessive
(and us) that the Holy Spirit will be with us always until the mortifications. The strain on his strength at a time when he was working
end of time. The church is 2,000 years old and would not hard led to a complete breakdown which boliged him to leave the roman
College. He recovered sufficiently to complete his training at the Minerva,
have survived if the Spirit wasn’t in charge. Over the but he never was again relly robust. ndeed his subsequent labours were
centuries the Church has had to confront problems from performed under the handicap of almost constant suffering.
both within and without. The fact that the Church is still On March 8, 1721 at the age of twenty three he was ordained and his first
here after all of these crises and tribulations is a testament Mass was celebrated in the Roman College at the altar of St. Aloysius
Gonzaga to whom he always had a special devotion. His fame came from
that the Spirit is in the driver seat. his work as a confessor and as his ministry to the sick.
The Holy Spirit that came upon the Apostles and
transformed them from a fearful group to fearless Selection of New Members
individuals is the same Spirit that is with us to help guide for the Pastoral Council of Ministries
us on our way. I invite you to call upon the Spirit each day On Monday, May 24 at 7:30 in the auditorium, the Pastoral
to help you on your spiritual journey. Council of Ministries will select new members for the Council.
Every parishioner who is actively involved in the life of our faith
The Spirit continues to bring people closer to Him. We community through participation in any of our 25+ ministries is
have numerous examples of this in our own parish. This invited to attend. Through Discernment– a process of prayer and
weekend some of the people who have recently entered reflection—parishioners may offer their time and talent and be
our faith family through the RCIA will give witness talks. considered for membership on the Council.
These inspiring talks not only talk about the Spirit being Those who are not able to serve at this time still play a valuable
alive, but also invite adults in the parish to learn more role as part of the Discernment process. New members are
about our rich Catholic traditions. I thank Fr. Kevin and the chosen by votes cast by all attendees.
We need you to attend, whether or not you feel you are able to be
RCIA team for helping people discern their call to a deeper
on the Council. Come with an open mind and let the Holy Spirit
Catholic spirituality. If you or someone you know would guide your decision.
like to become Catholic, receive the Sacraments of
Initiation, or have a desire to learn more about the Faith PURPOSE OF A PASTORAL COUNCIL OF MINISTRIES
please see Fr. Kevin or a member of the RCIA team. To ensure that the life of the parish reflects the mission of Jesus,
as embodied in the parish mission statement, and that all
I am happy to announce that Angela Connolly will be our parishioners have the opportunity to share in that mission.
new Director of Religious Education effective July 1st. We ROLE OF A PASTORAL COUNCIL OF MINISTRIES
are very blessed to have Angela as a new edition to our · Reflection and Prayer
parish staff, for she brings so much experience and is · Planning for Mission and Ministry
highly certified to undertake this new role. · Enabling others to use their gifts in ministry
There will be more information in upcoming bulletins as · Some members come on to the council through a discernment
well as an article from Angela to the parish. process. Others are appointed to the council by the pastor. All
serve three-year terms.
During the month of May, we honor Our Lady in various RESPONSIBILITIES OF A COUNCIL MEMBER
ways. Last weekend members of our Rosary Society · To attend all council meetings
spent hours pruning and planting flowers in front of the · To participate in the various roles of the council
statue of Our Lady on our parish grounds. I thank them for · To collaborate with the pastor and other council members
their hard work, support, and generosity. QUALITIES OF A COUNCIL MEMBER
· Spirituality - a commitment to prayer, gospel values,
Thank you for your Stewardship of Time, Talent, and compassion and caring
Treasure an for all you do for our parish. · Knowledge - of the mission of Jesus and of the church, of the
Love, parish, its people and ministries
· Skills - in working in groups, in communicating and
Fr. Larry collaborating, in planning, problem solving and decision making
· Attitudes - excited about this parish, eager to help build it up,
open to others’ opinions, willing to study issues and to work for
the good of the whole
· Ability - to work with others, to tolerate delay and ambiguity, to
follow through on tasks with focused energy
MEMORIALS - Parishioners are now invited to memorialize a
candle burning in front of the Blessed Mother and the candle over
the Tabernacle in memory of a loved one. These are in addition to
the present Memorials of the altar bread, altar wine and the altar
Dates May 23rd through May 30th, 2010 candles. Donations for each of these will be $15.00 per week and
the Memorials will be for one week each.
Sunday - Pentecost Sunday
Monthly Memorial Mass - Starting June 19th, we will be offering a
May 23rd 8:00 am Rev. James T. McKenna Memorial Mass one Saturday each month. Our Memorial Mass will
(4th Anniversary) be offered for the intentions of anyone who has been unable to
reserve a specific date for a Mass. We will have more than one
10:00 am Arthur Ryan
intention at these Memorial Masses. The cost of this Mass will be
12:00 pm Carletta Rutledge $5.00 each. This should enable anyone to remember an intention
during the month they desire, although not the specific date.
Unannounced Masses - These Masses will not be offered in our
May 24th 8:30 am People of the Parish parish but will be offered elsewhere where there is availability such
as at St. John Vianney, (the retired priests home), at inner city
Tuesday - St. Bede the Venerable, Priest and Doctor of the Church, parishes, or the missions. The offering for these Masses will be
St. Gregory VII, Pope; St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, Virgin $5.00, and Mass cards are available for presentation to the
May 25th 8:30 am Ralph C. Rossi bereaved.

Wednesday - St. Philip Neri, Priest Gift Bearer at Mass - If you would like to be the gift bearer at Mass,
please let one of the ushers know. We encourage the family members of the
May 26th 8:30 am Joseph Kealy person for whom the Mass is intended to act as gift bearer.

Thursday - St. Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop PAVING THE WAY - The next phase of our fundraising effort
to pay for the new parking lot is underway. You should have
May 27th 8:30 am Isabella Cemprola
received in the mail last week the book of tickets for our super
Friday raffle. The drawings will take place on August 15th, at around 2 PM,
in our auditorium. This will be after our Rosary procession. The
May 28th 8:30 am Rev. James T. McKenna
first prize is 25% of the total amount brought in; second prize is 15%
Saturday - BVM of total; and third prize will be 10% of total. Be sure to make your
returns right away to get into the drawings. If you prefer not to enter
May 29th 8:30 am John Siska our drawings by buying tickets, donations to the parking lot fund
5:00 pm Edward Solski will be gladly accepted and deeply appreciated. To date we have
returns of $3,135.00, with 375 tickets sold.
Sunday - The Most Holy Trinity
May 30th 8:00 am Thomas R. Looney
10:00 am Living & Deceased Members of the Make a donation to help the purchase of our new organ!
Knights of Columbus Adopt individual keys to help out!
12:00 pm Hortense Mock & Members of OLQP 63 STOPS LEFT @ $100 Each
Rosary Society
174 KEYS LEFT @ $200 Each
Altar Bread, Altar Wine and Candles for Joseph Mazzei VOLUME PEDALS - SOLD OUT!
by George & Jean Rocco
You can make a donation in your name, make a group donation, or
Additional Altar Bread & Wine for George Tracey make it in memory of a loved one!
By Ethel & Robert Makey When we have enough to buy our new organ, those who donated
Sanctuary Lamp in Memory Angelo Grieco will have their donation on a plaque that will be hung by the music
By Rocco Family area.
See Steve Taylor on the weekends, the rectory during the week, or
Blessed Mother Candle for Tom Griffith by Eileen drop off the below in the collection basket on the weekends.
Easter Candle in Memory of Michael Gianni As of 4/11/10 we have $26,074.00 in our Organ Fund.
Gift of Hrablook & Martello Families
Note: Please remember the Altar Bread, Wine and Candles Write here what you wish
can be memorialized by calling the Rectory. 201-845-9566 Part of Price # Total to appear on the plaque:
Organ purchased ______________________
HELP! Stop $100 ______________________
Sometimes we feel like our lives are at Key $200 Your Name:
risk as we walk through the parking lot. Pedal $300
Please slow down as you enter our premises and as Volume $1,000 SOLD OUT! ______________________
you drive to your favorite parking space. Thank you! Pedal


Abortion is not healthcare because killing is not healing.
1. As you know, the House of Representatives passed a Pro-
As of June 1st our fees will be going up for the
Abortion health care Bill 219-212 on March 21st. While Pres.
Religious Education Program. (Please note that we have Obama later quietly signed an executive order to pacify pro-life
not had an increase since 2006, although our expenses have legislators, it was a purely political move. It does not correct any
continued to rise.) of the serious pro life problems in the bill. The president cannot
However, if you register and pay before June 1st the fees amend a bill by issuing an order, and the federal courts will
will be the same as last year: enforce what the law says. So we must continue to fight the good
fight by becoming aware of the issues and how our
1 Child - $90; 2 children - $150; 3 children - $170; and 4 representatives voted on this life issue. We must vote for the
children $190. legislators who are on the side of protecting the unborn in the
upcoming election in November.
Beginning June 1st the fees will be:
2. Nebraska, the state whose ban on partial-birth abortions was
1 Child - $100; 2 children - $175; and 3 or more children - tested by the Supreme Court and ultimately passed into law by
$200. Congress and President George W. Bush, is now considering a
Registration forms were sent home with the children ban on abortions of babies capable of feeling pain: The Abortion
Pain Prevention Act, LB 1103. Stay tuned for updates.
before classes ended. We are updating our records so one
form needs to be filled out for each child attending and 3. The Ultrasound Option Bill (SB597) was passed by the West
returned with the appropriate fee. Virginia Senate and House in March 2010. This bill obligates
abortionists to inform mothers they have the right to view an
LETTERS WILL NOT BE MAILED HOME THIS YEAR. ultrasound of their unborn baby, although they would not be
forced to do so.
Registration forms can be found and printed out
4. For more info. on pro life issues, go to
from the website. or
Should you need any assistance, please call the A Parental Notification Amendment is being talked about in the NJ
Religious Education Office at 201-845-9545. legislature. It is ACR71 and would require parental notification before a
minor young woman could have an abortion. Please call or write
Thank you. Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver(
PARENTS ARE THE FIRST TEACHERS OF THEIR CHILD. and Senate President Stephen Sweeney ( /
856-251-9801). Urge both of them to support this amendment.
With religious education classes ending this weekend, we The Respect Life Committee would like to thank all of the
are already looking forward to next year with anticipation. parishioners who are participating in our Spiritual Adopt a Baby
program. It is an on-going 9 month program. Please feel free to
In order to make religious education a success, it is our pick up an extra prayer card in the church and join your prayers
teachers who are the backbone and heart of our program. to ours. We will update you each month as to the development of
Please search your hearts and consider volunteering your your baby. There are prayer cards for our Spiritual Adoption
time in teaching the children of our parish. If interested, Program in the basket in the back of the church. Please feel free
please call the Religious Education Office at 201-845-9545 to take one and pray for a baby to be spared from abortion. In
for more information. October 2010, we will have a baby shower to celebrate the births
of our adopted babies. We look forward to another successful
Thank you in advance for considering this possibility. program this year as we strive to end abortions and return our


Pentecost Voice-The Holy Spirit, who came on
23rd Youth Group Meeting (auditorium) 7PM Pentecost, gave voice to the apostles to proclaim the truth of the Gospel.
*YG Team Meeting – 6:30PM (DH)* The Spirit, the Soul of the Church, continues to enable the Church to
speak, and enables us to speak in our individual capacity. As Bishop Elio
24th Pizza with the Pastor & the clergy of 5:30PM Sgreccia, former President of the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life
the parish (Lower Rectory) has said, “The Church must speak out in today's context on fundamental
rights, the right to justice, the right to peace, but above all and in the first
PRAYER FOR PEACE - Mary, Queen of Peace, save us all, who have so place, the right to life. If the Church did not speak, did not proclaim the
much trust in you from wars, hatred, and oppression. Make us all learn to truth, it would be abandoning its duty; it would be unfaithful to society, to
live in peace, and educate ourselves for peace, do what is demanded by the good of society. Therefore, its precise duty is the very liberty to
justice and respect the rights of every person, so that peace may be firmly intervene with word, and also with example -- the example of promoting
established. Amen Pope John Paul human life, of intervening for the salvation of mankind."

We invite all our Parish Community to write a note / letter to our soldiers Any woman who is pregnant and in need can get help. She never has to
overseas. We pray that they may be safe. Keep Matthew DeBonis, feel that abortion is the only option and can find assistance at the
Michael Panos, Carolyn Rocco and all the soldiers in your prayers. following numbers:
New Jersey law allows a mother who cannot keep a recently born baby to
Cpl. Matthew DeBonis SPC Panos, Michael Carolyn Rocco leave the baby at a hospital or a police station, no questions asked. For
3/7 PSD Unit 41570 19th Eng Bn/60th Eng Co 24 EFIS information call 877-839-2339.
FPO AP 96427-1570 APO AE 09355 APO AF 09309 Post Abortion Healing / 1-877-HOPE 4 ME or
Crisis Pregnancy Helpline/1-888-4-OPTIONS
Birthright/1-800-550-4900 or 201-845-4646
Our Lady of Fatima Pilgrim Statue Program EVERY THURSDAY EVENING AT 7:30 PM!
Jesus is knocking at your door. Our Blessed Mother is We appreciate the support that you have shown in the past
knocking at your door. Won’t you invite our Blessed at various functions. We hope that you will continue your
Mother into your home? The Legion of Mary of support. We play a few different games aside from the
OLQP has begun the Pilgrim Virgin Home Visitation regular BINGO games. One of which is called ......."MEGA
Program. When you welcome Our Lady into your SPECIAL", and the winner receives 75% of the proceeds
home, she comes with her Spouse, the Holy Spirit. sold for that game. SMOKE FREE!
Countless blessings can be poured down upon your
family & friends by praying the Rosary and asking our If we work together, we can make BINGO the successful
Blessed Mother’s intercession. For information or to FUND RAISER it could be.
schedule a visit, call Grace at 201-843-4497. So, PLEASE, come on down and bring a friend
(or two, or three or more!!!)
Our new Parish Ministry Book is available on our website. You'll be glad you did! It's a fun night!
Please go to & see all the ministries that are offered.


Corpus Christi Procession Spiritual Director: Fr. Larry Fama
Please watch future bulletins for more information.
On Sunday June 6th, we will
celebrate the Solemnity of the YEAR FOR PRIESTS
Body and Blood of the Lord. This
In observance of the 150th anniversary of the death of
feast, formerly called Corpus
Christi, is one that is strictly Saint John Vianney, the Curé of Ars (August 4, 1859),
Pope Benedict XVI has proclaimed a ‘Year for Priests’
Catholic in that we celebrate and
partake of the Body, Blood, Soul, beginning June 19, 2009 and ending June 11, 2010.
The dates coincide with the Solemnity of the Most
and Divinity of the Lord at each
Mass. There are two days that we Sacred Heart of Jesus which, since the pontificate of
Pope John Paul II, has been observed as a world day
have a special remembrance of the Lord in the Eucharist: Holy
Thursday in the Mass of the Lord’s Supper and the coming for the sanctification of priests. During the course of the
feast of the Body and Blood of the Lord. Because Holy year, the Holy Father intends to proclaim the Curé of
Thursday’s Mass is clouded by the Cross which the Lord will Ars, until now patron of diocesan priests, patron of all
soon embrace, the liturgy is sober and cannot reflect the the priests of the world. Please keep your parish priest
majesty of what the Eucharist embodies for all of us. Having and all priests of the world in your prayers during this
said that, the Solemnity of the Body and Blood was instituted to special year.
give proper recognition of such a central part of our faith Saint John Vianney, Curé of Ars, pray for our priests.
tradition. On the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of the Lord, How You Can Help Increase Priestly Vocations
one of the traditions of the church has been to have a solemn
procession with the Lord Jesus outside for all to worship and  Pray for an increase in vocations to the priesthood.
venerate. This year for the first time, we would like to have  Offer your time and financial support to strengthen youth
such a procession at the conclusion of the 12 noon Mass. ministries in your parish.
We will carry the Lord Jesus in the Monstrance outside and  Teach your children and grandchildren how to listen to the
around the parish grounds and then return to the church where promptings of the Holy Spirit.
the Mass will conclude with Benediction of the Most Blessed  Ask your children and grandchildren if they ever thought
Sacrament. about becoming a priest.
 If you know someone who has the qualities of a good priest,
point it out to him.
Vatican Approves US English Translation of Missal  Pray for the young men discerning the priesthood.
Implementation of the changes will be late next  Find ways to support and encourage seminarians in your
year. Please watch future bulletins for updates. diocese.
The office of Vocations has opened a new updated website
Please patronize our advertisers and when you do, let them geared for young men discerning the priesthood.
know you saw their ads in our parish bulletin!
Pope Benedict has a website! It is "".
For bulletin submission
Please e-mail by Thursday As you know, Pope Benedict XVI has proclaimed
for it to be in the following Sunday (a week later). June 19, 2009–June 11, 2010 a ‘Year for Priests’.
To celebrate the end of this year, our parish will have a
Make money for the parish “coffee hour” on Sunday, June 20, 2010 after the
by searching the internet! 10:00 am Mass to honor our own priests.
Please mark the date and join us in showing
Just go to and be sure to enter our own Fr. Larry, Fr. Kevin and Fr. Jonathan,
Our Lady Queen of Peace, Maywood, NJ as the charity how very important they are in our lives and
you want to support. And, be sure to spread the word! how much we appreciate their time
$170 has been raised thus far! and efforts here at OLQP. (Sponsored by the Rosary Society)
Mother Teresa Denied Honor
Empire State Lighting Partners are denying
Mother Teresa the honor of having the towers
shine in blue, white and blue on August 26.
On this day, the U.S. Postal Service will honor
her with a stamp, marking the 100th
anniversary of her birth.
Go to the petition at the link below to implore the owner of the
Empire State Building to reverse the decision.
Come Join Us—Remain in Hope - A first ever Healing Mass
and devotion to St. Dymphna, patron saint of mental health,
will be held Tuesday, June 8, 2010, 6:30 pm, Main Altar, at
the Cathedral of St. Patrick, 460 Madison Ave., NY, NY.
Dymphna is a 7th century Irish saint who is patroness for those
suffering from emotional and psychological difficulties, as well
as any illness of the mind such as Alzheimer’s or Autism. Such
individuals, their families, friends, friends and mental health
professionals will find comfort and support at this upcoming
Mass which includes a blessing with her relic and the
communal right of anointing of the sick.
Rwandan Genocide Survivor Shares Her Story
Come and hear Immaculee Ilibagiza share her
inspirational story of Faith, Hope & Forgiveness on
Thursday, June 3rd at 7:00 pm at St. Peter the
Apostle Church in River Edge. Seating is limited. To
purchase your $10 ticket, mail a self-addressed
envelope with your check payable to St. Peter’s
Church, 445 Fifth Avenue, River Edge, NJ 07661.
Mark envelope “Attn: Immaculee tickets.” For more
information, call 201-261-3366.
The needs of fathers who have suffered the loss of a son or
daughter are unique. The Office of Family Life Ministries of the
Archdiocese of Newark invites all grieving fathers to a morning
of prayer, sharing, and discussion, away from societal
expectations, in the hope it will provide a special place of
understanding and healing. The Support Group for Fathers
Whose Children Have Died will meet on Saturday, June 12,
2010 at Notre Dame RC Church (Parish Center), 359 Central
Avenue, North Caldwell at 10:00 AM. Pre-registration is
requested. Please call the Office of Family Life Ministries at
973-497-4327 for information, directions and registration.

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Outreach Program today to learn more. A trained, bilingual staff
person will review eligibility requirements, help enroll your family
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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.