400 Maywood Avenue, Maywood, New Jersey 07607 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time January 16, 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 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 in a tapestry of diverse cultures as we gather together to celebrate our Roman Catholic Faith. Serving our Lord God through the Liturgy and Eucharist, our ministries welcome all into our parish Family.

Daily - Monday-Friday 8:30 AM Holy days - See Bulletin for Mass Schedule

Reconciliation
Saturday - 1:00 PM or by appointment Social Services Help Line 1-800-CCS-7413

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

Rectory 201-845-9566 Fax: 201-845-3742

Religious Education 201-845-9545

Convent 201-845-9568

St. Peter Academy 201-261-3468 http://www.spare.org/

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time January 16, 2011
I will make you a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth. — Isaiah 49:6b READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Friday: Saturday: Sunday: Heb 5:1-10; Mk 2:18-22 Heb 6:10-20; Mk 2:23-28 Heb 7:1-3, 15-17; Mk 3:1-6 Heb 7:25 — 8:6; Mk 3:7-12 Heb 8:6-13; Mk 3:13-19 Heb 9:2-3, 11-14; Mk 3:20-21 Is 8:23 — 9:3; Ps 27; 1 Cor 1:10-13, 17; Mt 4:12-23 [12-17]

STEWARDSHIP: The Call to Stewardship: Becoming a
disciple of Jesus leads naturally to the practice of stewardship. These linked realities, discipleship and stewardship, then make up the fabric of a Christian life in which each day is lived in an intimate, personal relationship with the Lord. This Christ- centered way of living has its beginnings in Baptism, the Sacrament of faith. As Vatican II remarked, all Christians are “bound to show forth, by the example of their lives and by the witness of their speech,” that new life of faith which begins in Baptism and is strengthened by the power of the Holy Spirit in Confirmation. Faith joins individuals and the community of Jesus’ followers in intimacy with their Lord and leads them to live as his disciples. Union with Jesus Christ gives rise to a sense of solidarity and common cause between the disciples and the Lord and also among the disciples themselves.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Our Stewardship of Treasure for 1/9/11 amounted to $7,869.00/Our Children’s Collection = $70.00 Repairs & Maintenance = $2,947.00 Thank you for using the weekly collection envelopes. As a reminder, please fill in amount enclosed in the space provided on the front of the envelope and do NOT tape your envelopes. This will help facilitate the processing. Thank you for your cooperation.
Please remember to place Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in your Will. Those who generously did this in the past have helped us to stay out of a heavy debt.

SAVE THE DATES

ST. PETER ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE
Sunday, January 23rd 10:30 AM-1:30 PM Thursday, January 27th 7-9:00 PM St. Peter Academy is the co-sponsored school of OLQP, Maywood & St. Peter the Apostle, River Edge. We offer academic excellence in a warm, faith filled environment. Pre K 3, Full day Pre-k 4, Grades K-8 Middle States Accredited, computer and Science Labs, aftercare, after school clubs and much, much more! Visit our website: www.spare.org or call 201-261-3468 SOUP KITCHEN MINISTRY Our next date is January 23rd in Newark, and we are serving Chili & Rice. If interested in participating, please call Mary Flanigan at 973-458-9602. Thank you for using the weekly collection envelopes. The Theology of the Eucharist As a reminder, please fill in amount enclosed in the Fr. Tom Dente, Directorfront ofOffice of Divine Worship space provided on the of the the envelope and do NOT for the Archdiocese of Newark, will talk about “The tape your envelopes. This will help facilitate the Theology of the Eucharist”you Monday, January 24th at processing. Thank on for your cooperation. 7PM in the Church. Fr. Dente is a noted speaker who spoke last year to our Confirmation Candidates. His topic will help all enrich our understanding of the Eucharist which is central to our Catholic faith. As always, ALL members of the Parish are invited, and encouraged to attend. See you there! A list of Contributors to our Christmas Decorations is posted on the Bulletin Boards of the Church. Thank you for your generosity. Please keep in your prayers the people in whose memory these donations were made.

JAN. 2011

OLQP CALENDAR / olqpbulletin@gmail.com 1/16 8:00am Catholic Schools Week

(A) Auditorium / (CH) Church / (C) Convent / (LR) Lower Rectory / (S) School

SUNDAY

St. Peter Student at all Masses

8:30am Religious Ed. Classes (S) 10:00am Adult Choir (CH) Lit. of the Word for Children MONDAY TUESDAY 1/17 1/18 PARISH OFFICES CLOSED 9:30am Legion of Mary (LR) 7:15pm RCIA / RCIC 7:00pm Adult Choir (CH) Youth Group *5th & 6th Gr. (A) 7:30pm Alive in the Spirit (LR) 7:30pm BINGO Prayer Shawl Meeting (LR) 9:30am Grades 4 & 5 Retreat (A) Soup Kitchen Ministry—NWK 8:30am Religious Ed. Classes (S) 10:00am Adult Choir (CH)
Liturgy of the Word for Children

WEDNESDAY 1/19

THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

1/20 1/21 1/22 1/23

CONTRIBUTIONS FOR 2010 - Anyone wishing to receive a statement of contributions to our parish for 2010 should call the rectory to request a statement. (201) 845-9566
PARISH EVENTS

11:00am Baptism Greeters Meeting (CH) 12:00n Family Choir (CH)
Baptism Ministry – A Baptism Greeters Meeting will take place in the church immediately following the 10 AM Mass on January 23rd. (More info on page 6)
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January 16, 2011 Dear Parish Family, Today is the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. Here is a piece I found from the St. Andrew Bible Missal, which speaks so beautifully about “Ordinary Time”. “Wasted time is not a prized commodity in American society. We are a people ruled by the clock. Time is money because time is to be filled with purposeful controlled activity which is productive of things which can be sold. We are convinced that we must be in control of time. The last thing the productive American would want to do is waste time playing around with realities that do not produce a saleable commodity. But the Creator of heaven and earth is described by the scriptures as the original and the best of players. Creative activity is playful, and creative people do not feel that what they do is a job. Creative people also have a sense that their creativity and all that they fashion in the creative spirit are gifts they have received. The Christian can speak of this and the contemplative vision which sees all reality as gift or grace. Our thankful response we call worship or eucharist. We cannot speak of Ordinary Time without speaking of Sunday. The every seven-day celebration of the Lord’s Day is the basic structure upon which the Church Year is built. The great liturgical seasons of Advent-Christmas and Lent-Easter are more expansive celebrations of particular aspects of the one paschal mystery which we celebrate every Lord’s Day. These special seasons focus our attention upon critical dimensions of one mystery, a mystery so overwhelming that we are compelled to separate out its various elements for particular attention. These seasons in no way minimize the critical importance of the Sunday celebration throughout the rest of the year. Ordinary Time is not very ordinary at all. Ordinary Time, the celebration of Sunday, is the identifying mark of the Christian community which comes together, remembering that on this first day of the week the Lord of Life was raised up and creation came at last to completion. Sunday as a day of play and worship is a sacrament of redeemed time. How we live Sunday proclaims to the world what we believe about redeemed time now and for ever. What happens in our churches every Sunday is the fruit of our week. What happens as the fruit of the week past is the beginning of the week to come. Sunday, like all sacraments, is simultaneously a point of arrival and departure for Christians on their way to the fullness of the kingdom. This is not ordinary at all. This is the fabric of Christian living.” Taken from the Saint Andrew Bible Missal At all the Masses this weekend students from St. Peter Academy will share with us the benefits of a Catholic Education. Our school offers an excellent education experience which includes learning about our
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Catholic faith and respect for one another. I invite you to visit St. Peter Academy during the upcoming Open House next Sunday, or on Thursday, January 27th, from 7 – 9 pm, during Catholic Schools Week, or some other convenient time. As you may have read in the bulletin last month, Sr. Barbara Takacs, M.P.F., has announced that she will be changing ministries at the end of this school year. I thank Sr. Barbara for her leadership role as Principal of St. Peter Academy over these 26 years. I ask that you keep Sr. Barbara in your prayers as she prepares to bring to a close one chapter in her life and prepares to begin a new chapter later this year. This time of transition and change can be a challenging time for many, but I believe that this time of transition can lead to growth and renewal for St. Peter Academy. The foundation that Sr. Barbara has built by her dedication, hard work, and commitment helps to ensure that the future will be even better. St. Peter Academy is a great school and is a model of Catholic Education and the next chapter is very promising. I thank the teachers of our school for their hard work and dedication, as well as the parents who are entrusting their children to us and investing in their futures. Thank you for your Stewardship of Time, Talent, and Treasure and for all that you do for our parish. Love, Fr. Larry Why should I register in the parish?- All members of the parish should be formally registered as members of the parish. However, you MUST be formally registered if you wish to arrange a Baptism, a Confirmation, or a Wedding in the parish Church. You MUST also be formally registered if you wish to register in the Parish School or the Religious Education (CCD) Program. You MUST be a registered member of the parish for at least three months before you can obtain a Sponsor Certificate or schedule a Baptism or a Wedding.

For bulletin submission
Please e-mail olqpbulletin@gmail.com by Thursday for it to be in the following Sunday (a week later).
PRAYER FOR PEACE - Mary, Queen of Peace, save us all, who have so much trust in you from wars, hatred, and oppression. Make us all learn to live in peace, and educate ourselves for peace, do what is demanded by justice and respect the rights of every person, so that peace may be firmly established. Amen Pope John Paul

We invite all our Parish Community to write a note / letter to our soldiers overseas. We pray that they may be safe. Keep Paul Bezak, Joseph Colangelo, Carolyn Rocco, and all the soldiers in your prayers.
LCPO Paul Bezak 2/6 WPNS CO, 81st PLT UNIT 73170 FPO-AE 09510-3170 Joseph Colangelo PRG 6-1-3 APO AE 09354-3005

St. Fillan Feast day: January 19

Dates Jan. 16th through Jan. 23rd, 2011
Sunday - SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Jan. 16th 8:00 am 12:00 n Nick Pellettieri Victims of Polish Air Crash April 10th People of the Parish Nick Pellettieri Anthony Cilluffo 10:00 am Francis Graziano

Monday - St. Anthony, Abbot Jan. 17th Tuesday Jan. 18th Jan. 19th 8:30 am 8:30 am Wednesday Thursday - St. Fabian, Pope & Martyr; St. Sebastian, Martyr Jan. 20th Jan. 21st 8:30 am 8:30 am Christian Tomba Francis (Buddy) Graziano Rose Daniello Bill Baratta William D. Looney Friday - St. Agnes, Virgin & Martyr Saturday - St. Vincent, Deacon & Martyr; BVM Jan. 22nd 8:30 am 5:00 pm Jan. 23rd 8:00 am 8:30 am

Fillan, son of Feriach and St. Kentigerna, was also known as Foelan. He became a monk in his youth and accompanied his mother from Ireland to Scotland where he lived as a hermit near St. Andrew's monastery for many years, and then was elected abbot. He later resigned and resumed his eremitical life at Glendochart, Pertchire, where he built a church and was reknowned for his miracles. Various legends attribute the most extravagant miracles to him, such as the one in which his prayers caused a wolf that had killed the ox he was using to drag materials to the church he was building, to take the ox's place. Fillan died on January 19. His feast day is January 19.

Non-gluten hosts
A few members of the parish have inquired in regard to having non-gluten hosts made available to them. Happily we now have them. For those who wish to receive Holy Communion with this Altar bread, we ask the following: 1. that you contact the rectory and advise us which Mass you will be attending. 2. that you see the priest that is having the Mass at least 10 minutes before hand. 3. that you sit near the front of the church so you can be the first person to receive from the celebrant. 4. if you have called the rectory to let us know that you have this special need but are unable to attend the Mass you have stated, let us know that you will not be present. NEW MASS TRANSLATION - Please go to our website www.olqp.org to view the upcoming changes in the wording of several parts of the Mass. These translations will help the English speaking Church to be closer to the original text and will begin on November 27, 2011. PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS:

Sunday - THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME 10:00 am Dec. Members of Giordano & Gilligan Families 12:00 n Claire Held

MEMORIALS
Altar Bread, Wine and Sanctuary Lamp in Memory of Jackie Taylor by Peter & Dolores Mellett
Note: Please remember the Altar Bread, Wine and Candles can be memorialized by calling the Rectory. 201-845-9566

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Joan Argula, Lloyd Bartels, Jackie Byrne, Marie Corrigan, Judy D’Andrea, Ed Dudiak, Helen Dunleavy, Ann Finley, Judith Graff, Gudrun Hagele, Carmine Inga, Baby Ava Krajewski, Ed LaTourette, Marcia Laughery, Tom Loizzi, Misty Mantineo, Jonathan Mechan, Betsy Merz, Jim Minihan, Virginia Mary Minihan, Steven Monahan, Marilyn Montemarano, Elizabeth Morrell, Christine Napoli, Julius Nemes, Doris Neumann, 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, Barbara Tropia, Domenica Trovini, and Giovanni Alberto Villegas. Anyone requesting a Prayer Shawl for a sick person is asked to call the rectory.

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 candles. Donations for each of these will be $15.00 per week and the Memorials will be for one week each. MONTHLY MEMORIAL MASS - Our next monthly Memorial Mass will be offered on Saturday, February 12th, at 8:30 am. As you may remember, we will have a Memorial Mass each month. This will be offered in an effort to accommodate anyone who desired a specific date in the month but was unable to obtain the same. The offering for this remembrance will be $5.00. All names will be listed in the Bulletin.
MASS INTENTIONS / INFORMATION

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.
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JAN. 2011

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - rec@olqp.org

RESPECT LIFE COMMITTEE
Abortion is not healthcare because killing is not healing.
For more info: www.prolifealliance.com or outreach@nrlc.org.

PARENTS ARE THE FIRST TEACHERS OF THEIR CHILD.

Religious Education News
All families are reminded to return the form for the Family Lenten Day as soon as possible. This form was mailed to you in December. The Retreat for students in Grades 4 & 5 is scheduled for Saturday, January 22nd from 9:30am to 11:30am in the auditorium. All students are required to attend. Grade 8 Updates - Students are reminded that they have a special session on Monday, January 24th at 7PM in Church. Parents are encouraged to attend. The Confirmation Retreat is scheduled for Saturday, January 29th. Be at the Church parking lot by 8:15am. Permission notes for the retreat are to be brought to the January 24th session. Grade 2 Updates - The Sacrament of Reconciliation is scheduled for Saturday, February 5th at 11:30am. Parents and children must be at church by 11:15am. You are reminded to review the lessons that were given to you at the parent meeting. Parents are the first teachers of their child. First Eucharist Parent Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 7th at 7pm in the church auditorium. Please mark your calendars. This is a required meeting for parents to attend. The Theology of the Eucharist Confirmation - Mandatory Meeting 1/24 7PM (CH) Fr. Tom Dente, Director of the Office of Divine Worship for the Archdiocese of Newark, will talk about “The Theology of the Eucharist” on Monday, January 24th at 7PM in the Church. Fr. Dente is a noted speaker who spoke last year to our Confirmation Candidates. His topic will help all enrich our understanding of the Eucharist which is central to our Catholic faith. As always, ALL members of the Parish are invited, and encouraged to attend. See you there!

Any woman who is pregnant and in need can get help. She never has to feel that abortion is the only option and can find assistance at the following numbers: New Jersey law allows a mother who cannot keep a recently born baby to leave the baby at a hospital or a police station, no questions asked. For information call 877-839-2339. Post Abortion Healing / 1-877-HOPE 4 ME / rachelsvineyard.org Crisis Pregnancy Helpline/1-888-4-OPTIONS Birthright/1-800-550-4900 or 201-845-4646

RALLY FOR LIFE - NEW JERSEY RIGHT TO LIFE
INVITES YOU TO JOIN US AS WE RALLY FOR LIFE ON MONDAY, JANUARY 24TH 2011, IN TRENTON, NJ. THIS IS THE 38TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROE V. WADE DECISION BY THE U.S. SUPREME COURT LEGALIZING ABORTIONS. BUSES AND CARPOOLS ARE LEAVING FROM VARIOUS LOCATIONS. FOR MORE INFO CALL: 732-562-0562 The New Jersey Right to Life has invited Gov. Chris Christie to be a featured speaker at the January 24th Rally for Life in Trenton, NJ. He has accepted this invitation. Please go to the NJRTL website for more information.www.njrtl.org.

RESPECT LIFE UPDATE
1. Anyone interested in going to either Trenton or Washington D.C. in January for the March for Life should consult the Advocate newspaper for details. There should be a listing of churches sending buses to the marches, departure times, etc. 2. Since 2003, various NJ Right to Life groups have lobbied the NJ legislature for the ability to have motor vehicle plates display the slogan, "Choose Life". This has now become a reality! If you are interested, contact the NJ Dept. of Motor Vehicles.

How to Report Abuse
The Archdiocese takes very seriously any and all allegations of sexual misconduct by members 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 Archdiocesan Office of Child and Youth Protection at (201) 407-3256.
Dear Fr. Fama, I just wanted to thank you for participating in my blanket drive. This is my 5th year doing this and I am so happy and thankful that you and all of your amazing parishioners have decided to help. The hospital looks for these blankets and they make great use of them. They keep the children warm and let them know we are thinking of them. Thank you again so very much! Happy New Year to All! Love, Maria Lombardi (Michele Pcci Blankets-4-kids) 5

ADORATION FOR LIFE - The Respect Life Committee invites all parishioners to take part in the Adoration for Life which will be held on Saturday, January 22nd from 9:00A.M. -10:30 A.M. A signup sheet will be in the gathering space for you to sign up for a particular time to keep our Lord company as we pray for an end to abortion in the world. Start the new year right-visit with our Lord and reflect upon the gifts he has given to each of us.
As you know, gifts from the Spiritual Adopt a Baby Shower as well as the Christmas Giving tree were donated to Birthright in Maywood. But-did you know the following...? Birthright was contacted by over 100 women in 2010.They helped welcome 49 babies into the world in 2010 and are awaiting the birth of 18 other babies. Birthright also helped 13 women make the decision to have their babies. Over 26 women attended parenting classes sponsored by Birthright. Your prayers and generosity are helping prevent abortions and encouraging women to choose Life for their babies. Thank you!!
MINISTRIES

YOUTH MINISTRY
01/19 01/24 Wed. Mon.

YOUTH NEWS / Jan. 2011

olqp.youth@gmail.com 973-986-8520
7PM

*COME ON DOWN*
EVERY THURSDAY EVENING AT 7:30 PM! DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 PM!

Youth Group 'Open Gym' (A) *5th & 6th Graders*

Now Offering Electronic Bingo!
Make money for the parish by searching the internet!

Confirmation 7PM Mandatory Meeting (CH) Speaker = Fr. Tom Dente **Fr. Tom Dente, Director of the Office of Divine Worship for the Archdiocese of Newark, will talk about “The Theology of the Eucharist” on Monday, January 24th at 7PM in the Church. Fr. Dente is a noted speaker who spoke last year to our Confirmation Candidates. His topic will help all enrich our understanding of the Eucharist which is central to our Catholic faith. As always, ALL members of the Parish are invited, and encouraged to attend. See you there!** Youth Group 'Open Gym' (A) *7th & 8th Graders* Confirmation Retreat—Kearny Retreat Center 7PM All Day

Just go to www.goodsearch.com and be sure to enter Our Lady Queen of Peace, Maywood, NJ as the charity you want to support. And, be sure to spread the word! Over $200 has been raised thus far!

01/26 01/29

Wed. Sat.

PAVING THE WAY - Thank you to all who have contributed to our parking lot fund! Our fund is up to $53,600. We are still short of the goal of $104,500 & welcome donations. Your generosity will be greatly appreciated.
MINISTRIES
Our Parish Ministry Book is available on our website.
Please go to www.olqp.org & see all the ministries that are offered.

Junior Youth Group Program - This Month!
*The Youth Ministry Program will be starting a Junior Youth Group Program in January 2011. All parents and/or parishioners who are interested in helping should contact Tom Viola.* See the above schedule.
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.” (Galatians 5:22-23)

Baptism Ministry-There will be a meeting for all
current baptism greeters and those who are interested in learning more about the Baptism Ministry. The meeting will take place in the church immediately following the 10 AM Mass on January 23rd. Please consider becoming a part of this important and joyful ministry in our Parish. It takes only a few Sundays a year out of your time. For more information please contact Theresa Taylor at 201.556.9677.

**Please Look for OLQP Youth Ministry Facebook Page (see website) ** www.olqp.org
Dear Fr. Fama, Jan. 6, 2011 On behalf of the Western Essex North Local Office staff, I would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to you and the congregation of Our Lady Queen of Peace. Your donation of toys and assorted gifts made a difference in the lives of many children and adolescents this holiday season. Please know that your generous donation allowed us to provide gifts to many children, making their Christmas more joyful. The children were more than pleased with the gifts. Their Christmas holiday was definitely better thanks to the generosity and hard work put forth by you and your staff. Thank you on behalf of the families for which we provide services at the Western Essex North Local Office of the Division of Youth and Family Services. Sincerely, Ketleen Israel Resource Development Specialist Patricia Bruce El, MSW, Manager Western Essex North Local Office

Deacon Joe’s Bible Study (Normally on Monday) Meets mornings & evenings. New members are welcome at any time. For information on days, times, and locations, call Deacon Joe at (201) 845-9566.

Our Lady of Fatima Pilgrim Statue Program
The Legion of Mary of OLQP has begun the Pilgrim Virgin Home Visitation Program. Countless blessings can be poured down upon your family & friends by praying the Rosary and asking our Blessed Mother’s intercession. For information or to schedule a visit, call Grace at 201-843-4497.

Organ Fund
As of 1/16/11 we have $29,269.00 in our Organ Fund toward our goal of $60,000.00.
GOD'S HANDS ARE WORKING THROUGH OUR PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY. If you know of someone you think is in need of a Prayer Shawl, you may contact the rectory: 201-845-9566.

(Palermo, Monreale, Agrigento, Taormina, Pompeii, Montecassino, Rome and Vatican City)

SOUTHERN ITALY, SICILY & ROME
October 17-28, 2011

Spiritual Director: Fr. Larry Fama REGISTRATION & DEPOSITS ARE NOW DUE. Brochures are available (the rectory & website) 6

http://prayershawlministry.wordpress.com/

SPIRITUAL LIFE

Marketing Expert Needed!
St. Peter Academy is looking for some fresh ideas to increase marketing efforts and recruitment for the school. If you are in the field of marketing, please call St. Peter Academy at (201) 261-3468. We need your expertise! Please join us in this effort. Make a Gift through an IRA Charitable Rollover Normally, a distribution from your IRA is taxed as ordinary income. However, tax legislation just enacted extends the opportunity for the remainder of 2010 and throughout 2011 for individuals 70½ or older to make a direct distribution from your IRA to a qualified charity, such as (PARISH NAME), the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal, the Archdiocese of Newark, or another archdiocesan institution. Such qualified direct distributions to charity from your IRA are not subject to income tax. The new law also provides that you may consider such distributions made in January 2011 as made in 2010. For more information about how you and the Church can 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.

Attention Parishioners – Please Respond!
The Spiritual Life Committee of OLQP is in the process of establishing a data base of e-mail addresses of all our adult Parishioners. The purpose is to provide material for Spiritual Growth that would not normally fit in our Parish Bulletin. Please e-mail to the following address: OLQP Spirit Life@aol.com with the following information: your name, phone number, and e-mail address. Also if there are family members in your household with different e-mail accounts, please e-mail to us the: name, phone number, and e-mail address of each of those family members. If there are family members who are under the age of 18, please provide us with their: name, e-mail address, and their age as well. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at: OLQP Spirit Life@aol.com. Thank you.

Mark your calendars now.
Our annual parish retreats at the Loyola House of Retreats in Morristown have been planned during Lent. Men's Weekend: Fri. - Sun, April 1-3 Women's Weekend: Fri. - Sun, April 15-17 Details to follow.

Radio Maria
Now Broadcasts in English in Newark! Radio Maria, one of the world’s largest networks of Catholic radio programming, is now available in English in the New York metropolitan area. The programs are available from Monday through Thursday from 10 PM until 12 midnight, and from Monday through Friday from 12 AM until 6 AM on WSNR Radio — 620 AM. Radio Maria features prayers, readings, and Catholic teachings relevant to our faith and lives today. Radio Maria is also available on the internet at www.radiomaria.org. WOMEN & SPIRIT: CATHOLIC SISTERS IN AMERICA, a traveling exhibit sponsored by the Leadership Council of Women Religious (LCWR), is coming to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Statue of Liberty National Monument, from September 24, 2010 to January 22, 2011. This creative and compelling exhibit illustrates the enormous impact the lives of these remarkable women have had and continue to have on both our church and our nation’s history. Visit www.womenandspirit.org for more information. Not to be missed! Spread the word!

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
May 9-17, 2011
Spiritual Director: Fr. Hippoletus Toppo Registration Deadline: March 9th, 2011 For more information contact: CROATIAN MIR CENTER 1(800) 220-7729 croatia@mircenter.com
Wanted – Administrative Asst. for Catechetics at Holy Trinity Parish, Hackensack · 10 – 12 flexible hours / week · Computer skills: Microsoft Word and Excel · Bi-lingual (Spanish & English) is a must · Light secretarial duties Please call Deacon Gregory Quinn at 201-343-5170 if interested. Please patronize our advertisers, and when you do, let them know you saw their ads in our parish bulletin!

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.

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