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400 Maywood Avenue, Maywood, New Jersey 07607

THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD


January 9, 2011

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
Angela Connelly, Director of Religious Education
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)
at 10:00 AM
- Our Mission - Daily - Monday-Friday 8:30 AM
We, the Catholic Community of Our Lady Queen of Peace,
Holy days - See Bulletin for Mass Schedule
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,
Reconciliation
Community Service, and Stewardship. Saturday - 1:00 PM or by appointment
We share our gifts of Time, Talent, and Treasure Social Services Help Line
in a tapestry of diverse cultures as we gather 1-800-CCS-7413
together to celebrate our Roman Catholic Faith.
Serving our Lord God through the Liturgy and
Eucharist, our ministries welcome all into our
parish Family.

Website: http://www.olqp.org/
Email: admin@olqp.org

Rectory Religious Education Convent St. Peter Academy


201-845-9566 201-845-9545 201-845-9568 201-261-3468
Fax: 201-845-3742 http://www.spare.org/
The Baptism of the Lord STEWARDSHIP: Diver’s Disease: (Continued from last
January 9, 2011 week) Some dive for the back door when a church
A voice came from the heavens, saying, representative comes around to ask for a pledge. Some
“This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” dive for the TV set during prayer time. Some dive into a
— Matthew 3:17 bag of excuses about work that needs to be done for the
LORD. Some dive for the car and take a trip over the
READINGS FOR THE WEEK weekend and forget about the Lord. Then a few dive into a
Monday: Heb 1:1-6; Mk 1:14-20 fury-finding every time the church takes on a new program
Tuesday: Heb 2:5-12; Mk 1:21-28 or person. YES BRETHREN, it takes the Lord to cure you
Wednesday: Heb 2:14-18; Mk 1:29-39 of diver’s disease. When you have diver’s disease
Thursday: Heb 3:7-14; Mk 1:40-45 brethren, you is in a bad way!
Friday: Heb 4:1-5, 11; Mk 2:1-12 Our Stewardship of Treasure
Saturday: Heb 4:12-16; Mk 2:13-17 Christmas = $34,100.00
Sunday: Is 49:3, 5-6; Ps 40; 1 Cor 1:1-3; Christmas Flowers $3,572.00
Jn1:29-34
Our Stewardship of Treasure for 12/26/10
UPCOMING EVENTS amounted to $5,435.00
Our Children’s Collection = $15.00
SAVE THE DATES
Our Stewardship of Treasure for 1/2/11
ST. PETER ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE
amounted to $7,954.00
Sunday, January 23rd 10:30 AM-1:30 PM Our Children’s Collection = $15.00
Thursday, January 27th 7-9:00 PM Solemnity of Mary = $954.00
St. Peter Academy is the co-sponsored school of JAN. 2011 OLQP CALENDAR / olqpbulletin@gmail.com
OLQP, Maywood & St. Peter the Apostle, River Edge.
(A) Auditorium / (CH) Church / (C) Convent / (LR) Lower Rectory / (S) School
We offer academic excellence in a warm,
faith filled environment. SUNDAY 1/9 8:30am Religious Ed. Classes (S)
Pre K 3, Full day Pre-k 4, Grades K-8 10:00am Family Choir (CH)
Lit. of the Word for Children
Middle States Accredited, computer and Science 11:00am Grades 6 & 7 Retreat
Labs, aftercare, after school clubs
12:00n Adult Choir (CH)
and much, much more!
1:30pm Baptism Prep
Visit our website: www.spare.org or call 201-261-3468 7:00pm Grade 8 Speaker (CH)
SOUP KITCHEN MINISTRY MONDAY 1/10 9:30am Bible Study–Deacon Joe (LR)
On 12/19, we served 130 meals at Mother Teresa's in
6:30pm Rel. Ed. Family Catechesis
Newark. Many thanks to all who cooked, served, or
drove. We could not do this without you. 7:00pm A & E Take Down Decorations
Our next date is January 23rd in Newark, and we are Youth Group- 7 & 8 (A)
serving Chili & Rice. If interested in participating, 7:30pm Bible Study–Deacon Joe (S)
please call Mary Flanigan at 973-458-9602.
TUESDAY 1/11 9:30am Legion of Mary (LR)
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processing. Thank you for your cooperation. 7:30pm Alive in the Spirit (LR)
CONTRIBUTIONS FOR 2010 - Anyone wishing to
receive a statement of contributions to our parish for THURSDAY 1/13 7:00pm Spiritual Life Meeting (S)
2010 should call the rectory to request a statement. 7:30pm BINGO
(201) 845-9566 New Energies Meeting (LR)
2011 CALENDARS - Calendars are in and are available FRIDAY
in the Gathering Space, near the elevator, and at the side
stairs of the church. We would like to thank Trinka
SATURDAY 1/15 5:00pm Catholic Schools Week
St. Peter Student at all Masses
Faustini for their generosity in making these calendars
possible for our parishioners! SUNDAY 1/16 8:00am Catholic Schools Week
St. Peter Student at all Masses
FOR SALE! 1998 Chevy Lumina in good condition.
Blue book value is over $3,000. Asking $3,000. 8:30am Religious Ed. Classes (S)
Please call Rectory if interested and ask for Susan 10:00am Adult Choir (CH)
or Joe Jameson. Lit. of the Word for Children
PARISH EVENTS 2
January 9, 2011 Missionaries of Charity
Dear Parish Family, 168 Sussex Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
Today the Church celebrates the Feast of the
Baptism of the Lord and the official close of the Christmas
Dear Father and Parishioners of Our Lady Queen of
season. The rest of the world has stopped singing carols
Peace,
and has long since wound down after the shoppers
frantically shopped for the end of the year bargains. It is
We would like to thank each and everyone for your gift of
nice to know that we as Church still celebrate this
love to Jesus in the distressing disguise of the poorest of
wonderful Birth of Jesus Christ.
the poor, particularly for the gift of : Toys and Candy
As the Christmas season draws to a close today, our
eyes are once again focused on the One sent to redeem We realize that many were involved in organizing,
us, Jesus, the Beloved Son of God. In Him is all our preparing, and transporting your gift to us here. To all the
hope. hidden angels, we send our thanks. We thank also all
Our faith journey begins with Baptism and its life- who contributed to make this gift possible. In these times
giving waters. It is at the font that we truly become of greater economic difficulties, it is inspiring to see that
children of God. Each of us has a surname that shows there are many still ready to turn to lend a helping hand
we belong to a particular family. At the font we become to those in need. Your gift has therefore double worth as
Christians and become part of the Christian family. Being it gives the gift of encouragement to those who feel they
part of the Christian family, we are invited and challenged are carrying a burden alone.
to share our gifts with the Church and the larger
community, thus becoming part of His ministry Our gratitude is our sincere prayer for you, for your loved
ones, your needs, and intentions. We are praying very
Baptism is the first of the three Sacraments of especially during this Christmas Novena. May you
Initiation; the others being Eucharist and Confirmation. experience God’s tender love for you and His constant
Let us keep in our prayers our young people and their presence through the gift of the Infant Jesus this
families who are preparing to celebrate Baptism, First Christmas.
Eucharist, and Confirmation this year.
Keep in mind the following Proclamation made on the God bless you
Feast of the Epiphany: Sincerely in Christ Jesus
Sr. M. Luciano. M.C.
“Dear Brothers and Sisters, the glory of the Lord has Superior
shone upon us and shall ever be manifest among us, until
the day of His return. Through the rhythm of time and
seasons, let us celebrate the mysteries of salvation. Let
us recall the year’s culmination, the Easter Triduum of the Why should I register in the parish?- All members of the
Lord: His Last Supper, His Crucifixion, His burial, and His parish should be formally registered as members of the
Rising, celebrated between the evening of the 21st of parish. However, you MUST be formally registered if you
April and the 24th of April. Each Easter, as on each wish to arrange a Baptism, a Confirmation, or a Wedding in
Sunday, the Holy Church makes present the great and the parish Church. You MUST also be formally registered if
saving deed by which Christ has forever conquered sin you wish to register in the Parish School or the Religious
and death. From Easter are reckoned all the days we Education (CCD) Program. You MUST be a registered
keep holy. Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, will member of the parish for at least three months before
occur on the ninth of March. The Ascension of the Lord you can obtain a Sponsor Certificate or schedule a
will commence on the second of June. Pentecost, the Baptism or a Wedding.
joyful conclusion of the season of Easter, will be
celebrated on the 12th of June, and this year the First PRAYER FOR PEACE - Mary, Queen of Peace, save us all, who
Sunday of Advent will be on the 27th of November. have so much trust in you from wars, hatred, and oppression.
Likewise, the Pilgrim Church proclaims the Passover of Make us all learn to live in peace, and educate ourselves for
peace, do what is demanded by justice and respect the rights
Christ in the feasts of the Holy Mother of God, in the
of every person, so that peace may be firmly established.
feasts of the apostles and Saints, and the Amen Pope John Paul
commemoration of the faithful departed. To Jesus Christ,
Who was, Who is, and Who is to come, Lord of time and We invite all our Parish Community to write a note / letter to
history, be endless praises, forever and ever. Amen”. our soldiers overseas. We pray that they may be safe.
Thank you for your Stewardship of Time, Talent, and Keep Paul Bezak, Joseph Colangelo, Carolyn Rocco, and all
Treasure, and for all that you do for our parish. the soldiers in your prayers.
Love, LCPO Paul Bezak Joseph Colangelo
2/6 WPNS CO, 81st PLT PRG 6-1-3
Fr. Larry UNIT 73170 FPO-AE 09510-3170 APO AE 09354-3005

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St. Sava / Feast day: January 14
Sava was the son of Stephen I, founder of the
Nemanydes dynasty and also known as Sabas.
He became a monk on Mount Athos in Greece
Dates Jan. 9th through Jan. 16th, 2011 when he was 17. With his father, who abdicated
Sunday - THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD in 1196, he founded Khilandrai Monastery on
Mount Athos for Serbian monks and became
Jan. 9th 8:00 am Nick Pellettieri Abbot. He returned home in 1207 when his
brothers, Stephen II and Vulkan, began to
10:00 am Bridget Ruane quarrel, and civil war broke out.
12:00 n Michael Viva Sava brought many of his monks with him, and from the
headquarters he established at Studenitsa Monastery, he founded
Monday several monasteries and began the reformation and education of
the country, where religion and education had fallen to a low estate.
Jan. 10th 8:30 am Ann Schott He was named metropolitan of a new Serbian hierarchy by Emperor
Tuesday Theodore II Laskaris at Nicaea; was consecrated, though for
political reasons unwillingly, by Patriarch Manuel I in 1219; returned
Jan. 11th 8:30 am John Del Carpine home bringing more monks from Mount Athos; and in 1222
crowned his brother Stephen II King of Serbia. Through his efforts,
Wednesday he finished the uniting of his people that had been begun by his
father, translated religious works into Serbian, and gave his people
Jan. 12th 8:30 am John Del Carpine
a native clergy and hierarchy. He made a pilgrimage to the Holy
Thursday - St. Hilary, Bishop & Doctor of the Church Land, was later sent on a second visit there on an ecclesiastical
mission, and died on the way back at Tirnovo, Bulgaria, on January
Jan. 13th 8:30 am Thomas Romano 14. He is the patron of Serbia. His feast day is January 14th.
Friday
Non-gluten hosts
Jan. 14th 8:30 am Nanene & Tony Roselli A few members of the parish have inquired in regard to having non-
gluten hosts made available to them. Happily we now have them.
Saturday - BVM
For those who wish to receive Holy Communion with this Altar
Jan. 15th 8:30 am Michael & Margaret Puzziferri bread, we ask the following:
(Anniversary) 1. that you contact the rectory and advise us which Mass you will
be attending.
5:00 pm John Del Carpine
2. that you see the priest that is having the Mass at least 10
Sunday - SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME minutes before hand.
3. that you sit near the front of the church so you can be the first
Jan. 16th 8:00 am Nick Pellettieri person to receive from the celebrant.
4. if you have called the rectory to let us know that you have this
10:00 am Francis Graziano
special need but are unable to attend the Mass you have stated,
12:00 n Victims of Polish Air Crash - let us know that you will not be present.
April 10th
PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS:
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Jeanne Fugee, Grace Gasperoni, Dolores Gordon, Judith Laferrera,
MEMORIALS Freda Pashun, Rev. Louis Saporito, and Immacolata Vernacchio.
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in Memory of Gloria Nemes Joan Argula, Lloyd Bartels, William Bergmann, Jackie Byrne,
by The Barone & Camisa Families Marie Corrigan, Judy D’Andrea, Ed Dudiak, Helen Dunleavy,
Ann Finley, Judith Graff, Gudrun Hagele, Carmine Inga,
Blessed Mother Candle in Honor of Baby Ava Krajewski, Ed LaTourette, Marcia Laughery, Tom Loizzi,
Fedina Diana by Rose Malendruccolo Misty Mantineo, Jonathan Mechan, Betsy Merz, Jim Minihan,
Virginia Mary Minihan, Steven Monahan, Marilyn Montemarano,
Note: Please remember the Altar Bread, Wine and Candles Elizabeth Morrell, Christine Napoli, Julius Nemes, Doris Neumann,
can be memorialized by calling the Rectory. 201-845-9566 Thomas Niemczyk, Greg Ohlendorf, Thomas O'Neill,
Florence Paolella, Baby Devorea Perez, Kathy Puzziferri,
Christopher Quigley, Fran Ruffino, Diane Salsman, Paul Sanchez,
Keaton Sarro, Lois Schutz, Brenda Schwarz, Bernice Stavola,
Giovanna Terdoslavich, Mariano Terdoslavich, Ralph Troisi,
NEW MASS TRANSLATION - Please go to our website Barbara Tropia, Domenica Trovini, and Giovanni Alberto Villegas.
www.olqp.org to view the upcoming changes in the
wording of several parts of the Mass. These translations Anyone requesting a Prayer Shawl for a sick person is asked to call the rectory.
will help the English speaking Church to be closer to the
original text and will begin on November 27, 2011. If you have a family member who is in a nursing home or rehabilitation
center, please notify the Rectory so we can arrange to visit them.
MASS INTENTIONS / INFORMATION 4
JAN. 2010 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - rec@olqp.org RESPECT LIFE COMMITTEE
PARENTS ARE THE FIRST TEACHERS OF THEIR CHILD. Abortion is not healthcare because killing is not healing.
For more info: www.prolifealliance.com or outreach@nrlc.org.
Religious Education News
Any woman who is pregnant and in need can get help. She
All families are reminded to return the form for the never has to feel that abortion is the only option and can find
Family Lenten Day as soon as possible. This form was assistance at the following numbers:
mailed to you in December. New Jersey law allows a mother who cannot keep a recently
Grade 8 Confirmation students are reminded that you born baby to leave the baby at a hospital or a police station, no
are required to attend a special session tonight, questions asked.
Sunday, January 9th at 7pm in church. (See the Youth For information call 877-839-2339.
Ministry column for details) Post Abortion Healing / 1-877-HOPE 4 ME / rachelsvineyard.org
Students in grades 7 and 8 are invited to attend the Crisis Pregnancy Helpline/1-888-4-OPTIONS
Youth Ministry meeting tomorrow night at 7pm in the Birthright/1-800-550-4900 or 201-845-4646
auditorium. (See the Youth Ministry column for details)
The Retreat for students in Grades 4 & 5 is scheduled The New Jersey Right to Life has invited Gov. Chris
for Saturday, January 22nd from 9:30am to 11:30am in Christie to be a featured speaker at the January
the auditorium. All students are required to attend. 24th Rally for Life in Trenton, NJ. He has accepted
this invitation. Please go to the NJRTL website for
Protecting God’s Children Workshop - This workshop more information.www.njrtl.org.
will be offered on January 12th at OLQP at 6:30pm in
RESPECT LIFE UPDATE
the auditorium. Any person who volunteers in a church
ministry which involves children must take this 1. Anyone interested in going to either Trenton or
workshop. It is also open to any parishioner who is Washington D.C. in January for the March for Life
interested in the topic of preventing child sexual should consult the Advocate newspaper for details.
abuse. Pre-registration is imperative. Call Angela at There should be a listing of churches sending buses
the Religious Education Office for more information.
to the marches, departure times, etc.
2. Since 2003, various NJ Right to Life groups have
(201-845-9545).
lobbied the NJ legislature for the ability to have
motor vehicle plates display the slogan, "Choose
GOD'S HANDS WORKING THROUGH OUR Life". This has now become a reality! If you are
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY interested, contact the NJ Dept. of Motor Vehicles.
If you are adding someone to our Parish sick list, please
consider the healing power of these beautiful shawls. ADORATION FOR LIFE
They are prayed over by The Prayer Shawl Ministry and The Respect Life Committee invites all
blessed. parishioners to take part in the Adoration for Life
We have given out 230 shawls to our sick Parish Family which will be held on Saturday, January 22nd
and Friends. from 9:00A.M. -12:00 Noon. A sign-up sheet
I would like to share a letter we received: will be in the gathering space for you to sign up
for a particular time to keep our Lord company
I AM WRITING TO YOU TO ASK IF YOU as we pray for an end to abortion in the world.
WOULD BE SO KIND AND SEND MY Start the new year right-visit with our Lord and
FRIEND'S SON, JULIAN VARGAS A reflect upon the gifts he has given to each of us.
PRAYER SHAWL. HE IS CURRENTLY
41/2 YEARS OLD AND WAS DIAGNOSED
WITH LEUKEMIA WHEN HE WAS ONLY 2 SOCIAL SERVICES HOTLINE
YEARS OLD. HE IS DOING WELL, BUT Catholic Community Services offers Social Service
ONCE A MONTH GETS Assistance in the areas of: Alcohol and Drug
CHEMOTHERAPY. Rehabilitation, Child Development, Emergency Food/
SINCERELY,
MARIBEL CASTILLO
Housing, Programs for the Elderly, Mental Health, Special
Education, Immigration, Family Counseling and Services
Julian received his shawl/blanket, and we were happy to be for people living with HIV/AIDS. Call 1-800-CCS-7413.
sent a photograph of Julian enjoying the love, prayers, and
blessings that went into making it.
If you would like to learn more about becoming a member
of this very rewarding and prayerful ministry, you can find
out all about us by going on olqp.org and onto our link or by Organ Fund
simply typing in http://prayershawlministry.wordpress.com/
Thank you, and God Bless As of 1/9/11 we have $29,269.00 in our
Janice Organ Fund toward our goal of $60,000.00.
5 MINISTRIES
YOUTH MINISTRY olqp.youth@gmail.com *COME ON DOWN*
YOUTH NEWS / Jan. 2011 973-986-8520
EVERY THURSDAY EVENING AT 7:30 PM!
DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 PM!
Now Offering Electronic Bingo!
We play a few different games aside from the regular
BINGO games. SMOKE FREE!
If we work together, we can make BINGO the successful
FUND RAISER it could be.
So, PLEASE, come on down and bring a friend
(or two, or three or more!!!)
You'll be glad you did! It's a fun night!
01/09 Sun. Confirmation 7PM
Mandatory Meeting (CH)
Speaker = College Kids
Make money for the parish
Two college students will talk to by searching the internet!
Confirmation candidates regarding their
faith journey. Just go to www.goodsearch.com and be sure to enter
Speakers will discuss the struggles and Our Lady Queen of Peace, Maywood, NJ as the charity
advantages of being Catholic in today's you want to support. And, be sure to spread the word!
society and attending college.
$195 has been raised thus far!
In addition to sharing insights into high
school and college life, speakers welcome
any questions! Parents are, as always, PAVING THE WAY - Thank you to all who have
welcomed to attend. contributed to our parking lot fund! After the super 50/50
01/10 Mon. Youth Group 'Open Gym' (A) 7PM
proceeds, our fund is up to $52,600. We are still short of
*7th & 8th Graders* the goal of $104,500 & welcome donations. Your
generosity will be greatly appreciated.
01/19 Wed. Youth Group 'Open Gym' (A) 7PM
*5th & 6th Graders* Please patronize our advertisers, and when you do,
01/24 Mon. Confirmation 7PM let them know you saw their ads
Mandatory Meeting (CH) in our parish bulletin!
Speaker = Fr. Tom Dente
For bulletin submission
01/26 Wed. Youth Group 'Open Gym' (A) 7PM
*7th & 8th Graders* Please e-mail olqpbulletin@gmail.com by Thursday
for it to be in the following Sunday (a week later).
01/29 Sat. Confirmation Retreat—Kearny All
Retreat Center Day MINISTRIES
Our Parish Ministry Book is available on our website.
Junior Youth Group Program - This Month! Please go to www.olqp.org & see all the ministries that are offered.
*The Youth Ministry Program will be starting a Junior
Bereavement Counseling - It is said that death ends
Youth Group Program in January 2011. All parents
a life, but it does not end a relationship. There is great
and/or parishioners who are interested in helping
truth in this statement. However, the loss of a loved one
should contact Tom Viola.* See the above schedule.
can bring great pain. Our Lady Queen of Peace’s
Bereavement Ministry will begin its Fall session in a few
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,
weeks. If you wish to join our small group or would like
generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There
is no law against such things.” (Galatians 5:22-23) information, please contact Deacon Joe at:
201-845-9566 or email him at: JLMantineo@aol.com.
Deacon Joe’s Bible Study (Normally on Monday)
**Please Look for OLQP Youth Ministry Facebook Page Meets mornings & evenings. New members are welcome
(see website) ** www.olqp.org at any time. For information on days, times, and locations,
call Deacon Joe at (201) 845-9566.
Our Lady of Fatima Pilgrim Statue Program
SOUTHERN ITALY, SICILY & ROME
The Legion of Mary of OLQP has begun the
(Palermo, Monreale, Agrigento, Taormina, Pompeii,
Pilgrim Virgin Home Visitation Program. Countless
Montecassino, Rome and Vatican City)
blessings can be poured down upon your family &
October 17-28, 2011 friends by praying the Rosary and asking our
Spiritual Director: Fr. Larry Fama Blessed Mother’s intercession. For information or to
Brochures are available (the rectory & website) schedule a visit, call Grace at 201-843-4497.
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SPIRITUAL LIFE Marketing Expert Needed!
St. Peter Academy is looking for some fresh ideas to
Attention Parishioners – Please Respond! increase marketing efforts and recruitment for the
school. If you are in the field of marketing, please call
The Spiritual Life Committee of OLQP is in the St. Peter Academy at (201) 261-3468. We need your
process of establishing a data base of e-mail expertise! Please join us in this effort.
addresses of all our adult Parishioners. The purpose
is to provide material for Spiritual Growth that would Make a Gift through an IRA Charitable Rollover
not normally fit in our Parish Bulletin. Please e-mail to Normally, a distribution from your IRA is taxed as ordinary
the following address: OLQP Spirit Life@aol.com with income. However, tax legislation just enacted extends the
the following information: your name, phone number, opportunity for the remainder of 2010 and throughout
2011 for individuals 70½ or older to make a direct
and e-mail address. Also if there are family members
distribution from your IRA to a qualified charity, such as
in your household with different e-mail accounts, (PARISH NAME), the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal, the
please e-mail to us the: name, phone number, and e- Archdiocese of Newark, or another archdiocesan
mail address of each of those family members. If institution. Such qualified direct distributions to charity
there are family members who are under the age of from your IRA are not subject to income tax. The new law
18, please provide us with their: name, e-mail also provides that you may consider such distributions
address, and their age as well. If you have any made in January 2011 as made in 2010.
questions, please e-mail us at: For more information about how you and the Church can
OLQP Spirit Life@aol.com. Thank you. benefit from an IRA charitable rollover, contact the parish
office or the Archdiocese of Newark’s Planned Giving
Office at (973) 497-4048 by e-mail at PGINFO@rcan.org.
Mark your calendars now.
Our annual parish retreats at the Loyola House of Radio Maria
Retreats in Morristown have been planned during Lent. Now Broadcasts in English in Newark!
Men's Weekend: Fri. - Sun, April 1-3
Radio Maria, one of the world’s largest networks of
Women's Weekend: Fri. - Sun, April 15-17
Catholic radio programming, is now available in
Details to follow.
English in the New York metropolitan area.
How to Report Abuse The programs are available from Monday through
The Archdiocese takes very seriously any and all Thursday from 10 PM until 12 midnight, and from
allegations of sexual misconduct by members of the clergy, Monday through Friday from 12 AM until 6 AM on
Religious, and lay staff of the Archdiocese. We encourage WSNR Radio — 620 AM. Radio Maria features prayers,
anyone with knowledge of an act of sexual misconduct to readings, and Catholic teachings relevant to our faith and
inform us immediately so that we may take appropriate lives today. Radio Maria is also available on the internet
action to protect others and provide support to victims of at www.radiomaria.org.
sexual abuse.
Individuals who wish to report an allegation of sexual WOMEN & SPIRIT: CATHOLIC SISTERS IN
misconduct may do so by calling the Archdiocesan Office AMERICA, a traveling exhibit sponsored by the
of Child and Youth Protection at (201) 407-3256. Leadership Council of Women Religious (LCWR), is
coming to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Statue
Wanted – Administrative Asst. for Catechetics at
of Liberty National Monument, from September 24,
Holy Trinity Parish, Hackensack
2010 to January 22, 2011. This creative and compelling
· 10 – 12 flexible hours / week
exhibit illustrates the enormous impact the lives of
· Computer skills: Microsoft Word and Excel
these remarkable women have had and continue to
· Bi-lingual (Spanish & English) is a must
have on both our church and our nation’s history.
· Light secretarial duties
Visit www.womenandspirit.org for more information.
Please call Deacon Gregory Quinn at 201-343-5170
Not to be missed! Spread the word!
if interested.

PARISH MEMBERSHIP:
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.
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