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400 Maywood Avenue, Maywood, New Jersey 07607

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time


January 30, 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


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Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time STEWARDSHIP: Following Jesus Is The work of A Lifetime:
January 30, 2011 At every step forward, one is challenged to go further in accepting
and loving God’s will. Refracted through the prisms of countless
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, individual vocations, this way of life embodies and expresses the
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” one mission of Christ; to do God’s will, to proclaim the good news
— Matthew 5:3 of salvation, to heal the afflicted, to care for one’s sisters and
brothers, to give life-life to the full-as Jesus did. Following Jesus is
READINGS FOR THE WEEK the work of a lifetime. At every step forward, one is challenged to
go further on accepting and loving God’s will. Being a disciple is
Monday: Heb 11:32-40; Mk 5:1-20 not just something else to do, alongside many other things
Tuesday: Heb 12:1-4; Mk 5:21-43 suitable for Christians, it is a total way of life and requires
Wednesday: Mal 3:1-4; Heb 2:14-18; Lk 2:22-40 continuing conversions.
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Thursday: Heb 12:18-19, 21-24; Mk 6:7-13 Our Stewardship of Treasure for 1/23/11
Friday: Heb 13:1-8; Mk 6:14-29 amounted to $7,415.00
Saturday: Heb 13:15-17, 20-21; Mk 6:30-34 Our Children’s Collection = $44.75
Sunday: Is 58:7-10; Ps 112; 1 Cor 2:1-5; Please remember to place Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish
Mt 5:13-16 in your Will. Those who generously did this in the past
have helped us to stay out of a heavy debt.
UPCOMING EVENTS JAN / FEB. 2011 OLQP CALENDAR / olqpbulletin@gmail.com
USHERS MEETING (A) Auditorium / (CH) Church / (C) Convent / (D) Demarest House
All ushers are urged to attend an important meeting (LR) Lower Rectory / (S) School
in the Church on Monday, January 31st, at 7:30 pm.
SUNDAY 1/30 8:30am Religious Ed. Classes (S)
MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARY MASS 10:00am Adult Choir (CH)
We will celebrate a Marriage Anniversary Mass on Liturgy of the Word for Children
February 13, at the 10:00 am Mass. All couples in our
parish who are celebrating a five, ten, fifteen, twenty-five, MONDAY 1/31 9:30am Bible Study-Deacon Joe (LR)
or fifty year wedding anniversary this year are invited to 6:30pm RE Family Catechesis (LR)
attend this special Mass. We ask that any couples 7:30pm Bible Study-Deacon Joe (S)
planning on attending this special Mass please notify the Ushers Meeting (CH)
rectory by February 8th.
TUESDAY 2/1 9:30am Legion of Mary (LR)
Soup Kitchen Ministry - On January 23rd, we served 7:15pm RCIA / RCIC (LR)
180 meals at Mother Teresa's in Newark. Many thanks to
all who cooked, served, and transported food. We could WEDNESDAY 2/2 7:00pm Jr. Youth Group 5 & 6 Gr. (A)
not do this without you. 7:30pm Alive in the Spirit (LR)
Our next date will be on Saturday, February 12th at
Eva's, and we will be serving Chili and Rice. If THURSDAY 2/3 No Choir Practice
interested, please call Mary Flanigan at 973-458-9602. 7:00pm Jr. YG Team Mtg. (D)
7:30pm BINGO
“Sending our Love to Haiti” - Star-studded benefit
Human Concerns
concert, Sunday, January 30 at 7:30 PM, Bergen Holy Trinity Convent, Hackensack
Performing Arts Center in Englewood. All proceeds from
this interfaith-sponsored event will be used for the FRIDAY 2/4 7:30pm St. Pio Prayer Service (CH)
expansion of essential emergency services at the
Hospital Sacre Coeur in Milot, Haiti, associated with Holy SATURDAY 2/5 9:00am Eucharistic Adoration
Name Medical Center. Call 201-227-1030 for information 11:30am Gr. 2 First Reconciliation
& tickets or visit website: www.sendingourlovetohaiti.org. 5:00pm Adult Choir (CH)
Rise up O Man of God! – A Catholic Men’s Conference on SUNDAY 2/6 8:30am Religious Ed. Classes (S)
Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Seton Hall University in South 10:00am Children’s Choir (CH)
Orange, NJ. Prayerful, spirit-filled, life changing! The day Liturgy of the Word for Children
begins at 8:00 AM and ends around 4:00 PM. Mass will be 1:30am Baptism Prep
celebrated by Most Reverend Archbishop John J. Myers along
with our local Bishops and Priests con-celebrating. St. Pio Prayer Group - On the 1st Friday of each month, the
The dynamic line-up of speakers includes EWTN host St. Pio prayer service begins at 7:30 PM in the Church. After the
Fr. Mariusz Koch, ex-New York Giant Chris Godfrey, Chris Bell service refreshments will be served in the Church Auditorium and
of Good Counsel Homes, former MLB player Darrel Miller, and a video on the life of the Saint will be shown.
Steve Wood from the Family Life Center. During the prayer service there is a veneration of a 1st class relic
Ticket price is $20 for adults, $15 for students and senior of the Saint’s blood. If you are interested in joining, please
citizens including breakfast and lunch. For registration please contact Deacon Joe at JLMantineo@aol.com /
visit our website: www.rcan.org/menscommission 201-845-9566 so we will know how many prayer booklets
or contact Tony Lupica at 201-615-4091. and refreshments will be required.
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can be found in the pews, at the entrances to the church,
January 30, 2011 and in the rectory beginning next weekend.
Dear Parish Family, On March 5th there will be a Catholic Men’s Conference
at Seton Hall University. (See the article in the bulletin.) It
Today is the Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time. This is a great opportunity for the men of our parish to hear some
“winter portion” of the season is a short one. It lasts from dynamic speakers and to draw closer to God. I would like to
the end of the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord until the thank Tony Lupica and Mike Tracey for saying “yes’ to
beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday. taking the lead and overseeing the sign-ups for our parish.
This week is filled with two special days of our Thank you for your Stewardship of Time, Talent, and
Church’s Liturgical calendar. On Wednesday the Church Treasure and for all that you do for our parish.
celebrates the Feast of the Presentation in the Temple,
which takes place 40 days after Our Savior’s Birth on Love,
Christmas. (It’s hard to believe that nearly 40 days have Fr. Larry
passed since Christmas!)
At first glance, the Presentation in the Temple 2011 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal
appears to be a peaceful scene. His parents present “Consider your won calling, brothers and sisters.”
Him, and they bring along an offering. The Prophets, - 1 Corinthians 1:26
Simeon and Anna, ooh and aah over the Infant Savior. In his letter to the Corinthians, St. Paul reminds us that all of
But then Simeon proclaims that this child will be the rise us are called to participate in the work of the Church. There
and downfall of many in Israel and that a sword will pierce can be no excuses. We cannot say that we do not have the
Mary’s heart several times. time, the talents, or the skills. God can use each one of us
This prophecy is still coming to reality, for we as to help those in need.
Catholic Christians know it is not easy to be a follower of Please share your gift of treasure by donating to the 2011
Christ in a society that challenges and opposes much of Archbishop’s Annual Appeal. It is a concrete example of
what our Church teaches about the dignity of life. fulfilling our call to help others. Thank you. Our goal is
$41,522.00 this year.
As we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation (also
known as Candlemas Day), let us renew our commitment
to be disciples of the Lord and bring His light to a Thursday, February 3rd, is the feast of St. Blaise.
darkened world. Throats will be blessed after the 8:30 am Mass that day.
On Thursday, February 3rd, we celebrate the Feast
of St. Blaise (see this week’s saint for more information Old Palm!
on his life). We will have the traditional blessing of Please return your Old Palm in preparation for Ash
throats at the 8:30 am Mass on Tuesday. The prayer that Wednesday.
will be said during this blessing is: Receptacles for old Palm can be found in the gathering
space of the church as well as the two stairwells.
“Through the intercession of St. Blaise, bishop and
martyr, may God deliver you from ailments of the throat CONTRIBUTIONS FOR 2010 - Anyone wishing to receive a
and from every other evil. In the name of the Father, and statement of contributions to our parish for 2010 should call
of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit”. the rectory to request a statement.
(201) 845-9566
While not an official “church tradition”, this week
begins the 2011 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal (AAA). The NEW MASS TRANSLATION - Please go to our website
AAA supports the many ministries, offices, and outreach www.olqp.org to view the upcoming changes in the wording
programs of the Archdiocese. It supports the training of of several parts of the Mass. These translations will help the
priests to serve our spiritual needs in the years ahead. English speaking Church to be closer to the original text and
On a personal note your past generosity to the AAA has will begin on November 27, 2011.
supported seminary tuition for me and for Fr. Kevin (and
PRAYER FOR PEACE - Mary, Queen of Peace, save us all, who
dozens of other priests). If it were not for the support of
have so much trust in you from wars, hatred, and oppression.
the AAA, I would not have been able to afford the cost of Make us all learn to live in peace, and educate ourselves for
the seminary tuition. I say “thank you” for helping me peace, do what is demanded by justice and respect the rights
answer the Lord’s call. Your gift of Treasure will help of every person, so that peace may be firmly established.
others answer the Lord’s call to serve the Archdiocese as Amen Pope John Paul
priests.
We invite all our Parish Community to write a note / letter to
This year our parish, along with other Bergen County our soldiers overseas. We pray that they may be safe.
parishes, is featured in the kickoff video. We will have the Keep Joseph Colangelo and all the soldiers in your prayers.
video running between Masses in the vestibule of the
church next weekend. Stop by and view it. Joseph Colangelo
PRG 6-1-3
Our goal this year is $41,522.00. Pledge envelopes APO AE 09354-3005

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St. Blaise / February 3 / (d. 316)
We know more about the devotion to St. Blaise by Christians
around the world than we know about the saint himself. His feast is
observed as a holy day in some Eastern Churches. The Council of
Dates Jan. 30th through Feb. 6th, 2011 Oxford, in 1222, prohibited servile labor in England on Blaise’s feast
Sunday - FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME day. The Germans and Slavs hold him in special honor, and for
decades many United States Catholics have sought the annual St.
Jan. 30th 8:00 am Charles Merlini Blaise blessing for their throats.
We know that Bishop Blaise was martyred in his episcopal city of
10:00 am Claire Held Sebastea, Armenia, in 316. The legendary Acts of St. Blaise were
12:00 n Hernan Vallejo Franko written 400 years later. According to them Blaise was a good
bishop, working hard to encourage the spiritual and physical health
Monday - St. John Bosco, Priest of his people. Although the Edict of Toleration (311), granting
freedom of worship in the Roman Empire, was already five years
Jan. 31st 8:30 am People of the Parish old, persecution still raged in Armenia. Blaise was apparently forced
Tuesday to flee to the back country. There he lived as a hermit in solitude
and prayer but made friends with the wild animals. One day a group
Feb. 1st 8:30 am John Del Carpine of hunters seeking wild animals for the amphitheater stumbled upon
Blaise’s cave. They were first surprised and then frightened. The
Wednesday - The Presentation of the Lord bishop was kneeling in prayer surrounded by patiently waiting
Feb. 2nd 8:30 am Fedina Diana wolves, lions, and bears.
As the hunters hauled Blaise off to prison, the legend has it, a
Thursday - St. Blaise, Bishop & Martyr; St. Ansgar, mother came with her young son who had a fish bone lodged in his
Bishop throat. At Blaise’s command the child was able to cough up the
bone.
Feb. 3rd 8:30 am Leonida Fortunato Agricolaus, governor of Cappadocia, tried to persuade Blaise to
sacrifice to pagan idols. The first time Blaise refused, he was
First Friday beaten. The next time he was suspended from a tree, and his flesh
Feb. 4th 8:30 am Albert Sahar torn with iron combs or rakes. (English wool combers, who used
similar iron combs, took Blaise as their patron. They could easily
First Saturday - St. Agatha, Virgin & Martyr appreciate the agony the saint underwent.) Finally he was
beheaded.
Feb. 5th 8:30 am Michael A. Balestrieri Comment:
5:00 pm Patrick & Bridget Burke Four centuries give ample opportunity for fiction to creep in with
fact. Who can be sure how accurate Blaise’s biographer was? But
Sunday - FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME biographical details are not essential. Blaise is seen as one more
example of the power those have who give themselves entirely to
Feb. 6th 8:00 am Claire Held Jesus. As Jesus told his apostles at the Last Supper, “If you remain
10:00 am Albert Sahar in me and my words remain in you, ask for whatever you want and
it will be done for you” (John 15:7). With faith we can
12:00 n Gloria Nemes follow the lead of the Church in asking for Blaise’s protection.
2/3 St. Blaise - Blessing of Throats after 8:30am Mass
MEMORIALS
PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS:
Sanctuary Lamp and Altar Candles in Memory of
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Blessed Mother Candle in Memory of Charles Merlini Kathryn Casey, Raffaela Nappi, and Patricia Peters.
by Mr. & Mrs. Frank Gargielo
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Note: Please remember the Altar Bread, Wine and Candles For the victims of the Tuscon, AZ shootings,
can be memorialized by calling the Rectory. 201-845-9566 Joan Argula, Lloyd Bartels, Nicholas Bergamatta, Jackie Byrne,
Marie Corrigan, Judy D’Andrea, Ed Dudiak, Helen Dunleavy,
MONTHLY MEMORIAL MASS - Our next monthly Ann Finley, Judith Graff, Gudrun Hagele, Carmine Inga,
Memorial Mass will be offered on Saturday, February 12th, at Baby Ava Krajewski, Ed LaTourette, Marcia Laughery, Tom Loizzi,
8:30 am. As you may remember, we will have a Memorial Misty Mantineo, Jonathan Mechan, Betsy Merz, Jim Minihan,
Mass each month. This will be offered in an effort to Virginia Mary Minihan, Steven Monahan, Marilyn Montemarano,
accommodate anyone who desired a specific date in the Elizabeth Morrell, Christine Napoli, Julius Nemes, Doris Neumann,
month but was unable to obtain the same. The offering for this Thomas Niemczyk, Greg Ohlendorf, Thomas O'Neill,
remembrance will be $5.00. All names will be listed in the Florence Paolella, Baby Devorea Perez, Kathy Puzziferri,
Bulletin. Christopher Quigley, Fran Ruffino, Diane Salsman, Paul Sanchez,
2012 Mass Book - We will be opening our Mass book for Keaton Sarro, Lois Schutz, Brenda Schwarz, Bernice Stavola,
2012 on Thursday, Feb. 10th. There is a limit of three daily Giovanna Terdoslavich, Mariano Terdoslavich, Ralph Troisi,
Masses and one weekend Mass per family until April 7, 2011 Barbara Tropia, Domenica Trovini, and Giovanni Alberto Villegas.
(1 month). This will help ensure that everyone has a fair and Anyone requesting a Prayer Shawl for a sick person is asked to call the rectory.
equal opportunity to get the Mass they desire. After April 7,
2011, there will not be a limit to the number of Masses that If you have a family member who is in a nursing home or rehabilitation
can be obtained. No Masses reserved by phone. center, please notify the Rectory so we can arrange to visit them.
MASS INTENTIONS / INFORMATION 4
FEB. 2011 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
The Religious Education Office is seeking volunteer never has to feel that abortion is the only option and can find
office help for a few hours on Thursday or Friday assistance at the following numbers:
mornings. Times are flexible. If you are able to help, New Jersey law allows a mother who cannot keep a recently
please call Angela at 201-845-9545 x117 and leave a born baby to leave the baby at a hospital or a police station, no
message. Thank you. questions asked.
For information call 877-839-2339.
Grade 2 Updates - The First Sacrament of Post Abortion Healing / 1-877-HOPE 4 ME / rachelsvineyard.org
Reconciliation is scheduled for Saturday, February 5th Crisis Pregnancy Helpline/1-888-4-OPTIONS
at 11:30am. Parents and children must be at church by Birthright/1-800-550-4900 or 201-845-4646
11:15am. You are reminded to review the lessons that
were given to you at the parent meeting. Parents are The Respect Life Committee would like to thank the 6th-
the first teachers of their child. 8th grade CCD students who have been bringing in
various baby items to be donated to Birthright in
First Eucharist Parent Meeting is scheduled for Maywood. It is vital that Catholics of all ages support life
Monday, February 7th at 7pm in the church auditorium. at all stages. Your participation in this activity shows that
Please mark your calendars. This is a required meeting you value the life of the unborn. God certainly blesses
for parents to attend. you for you generosity. Thank you!
MINISTRIES
RESPECT LIFE UPDATE
Our Parish Ministry Book is available on our website. 1. Gov. Chris Christie, the state's first antiabortion
Please go to www.olqp.org & see all the ministries that are offered. governor in decades, was a keynote speaker at the 38th
March for Life in Trenton on January 24th. He stated that,
Deacon Joe’s Bible Study (Normally on Monday) "this is an issue whose time has come." and "Every
Meets mornings & evenings. New members are welcome human being is one of God's creatures. I will stand up
at any time. For information on days, times, and locations, and speak strongly in favor of the protection of every
call Deacon Joe at (201) 845-9566. human life." "You have today and you have for the rest of
my life an ally." Please call, write or email the Governor to
thank him for his unwavering pro-life stance. Office of the
Make a donation to help the purchase of our new organ! Governor, PO Box 001, Trenton, NJ 08625; 609-292-
Adopt individual keys to help out! 6000; www.njlegislature.com.
2. Please contact Gov. Christie and ask him to VETO
60 STOPS LEFT @ $100 Each
(A3273/S2393). The Planned Parenthood Federation of
173 KEYS LEFT @ $200 Each America has announced a national expansion that could
double the number of abortion clinics in NJ from 3-6 by
27 PEDALS LEFT @ $300 Each
2013. This bill would require the state to spend $1.1
You can make a donation in your name, make a group million to qualify for $9 million in federal funds that would
donation, or make it in memory of a loved one! subsidize family planning services. Your tax dollars will
When we have enough to buy our new organ, those who continue to subsidize abortion procedures! Please act
donated will have their donation on a plaque that will be now and contact Gov. Christie. He has given us his
hung by the music area. See Steve Taylor on the support- he needs our support if, together, we are to
weekends, the rectory during the week, or drop off the succeed in restoring this great country of ours to a culture
below in the collection basket on the weekends. of life. Write or phone today-the babies are depending on
As of 1/30/11 we have $29,369.00 in our Organ Fund you!
toward our goal of $60,000.00. Adopt-A-Key ends on 3. Since 2003, various NJ Right to Life groups have
Monday, February 28th. lobbied the NJ legislature for the ability to have motor
vehicle plates display the slogan, "Choose Life". This has
ADOPT A KEY
now become a reality! If you are interested, contact the
Part of Organ Price # purchased Total NJ Dept. of Motor Vehicles at 888-486-3339 x 5061
Stop $100
Key $200 Please patronize our advertisers, and when you do,
Pedal $300 let them know you saw their ads in
our parish bulletin!
Write here what you wish to appear on the plaque:
___________________________________________________ For bulletin submission
Your Name: ________________________________________ Please e-mail olqpbulletin@gmail.com by Thursday
Phone: ____________________________________________ for it to be in the following Sunday (a week later).

5 MINISTRIES
YOUTH MINISTRY olqp.youth@gmail.com
YOUTH NEWS / Feb. 2011 973-986-8520
Human Concerns
Great news to share about the Family Promise Shelter Program
02/02 Wed. Jr. Youth Group 'Open Gym' (A) 7PM The Inter-religious Fellowship of Bergen County is now
*5th & 6th Graders* the Family Promise of Bergen County. The Family
02/09 Wed. Jr. Youth Group 'Open Gym' (A) 7PM Promise Program shelters up to five families each week.
*7th & 8th Graders* Various congregations throughout Bergen County will
serve as hosts. Congregations such as ours will be
02/13 Sun. Confirmation Speaker 7PM
Sr. Marilyn Minter (CH)
providing support in the form of cooks and chaperones.
Holy Trinity and Our Lady Queen of Peace parishes will
Junior Youth Group Program be supporting the Family Promise Program at Saint
Began This Month! Anastasia’s in Teaneck the week of March 13 through
*The Youth Ministry Program started a Junior Youth March 19, 2011.
Group Program in January 2011. All parents and/or We are in need of two cooks at dinnertime, two
parishioners who are interested in helping should chaperones from 6-11 PM and two overnight chaperones
contact Tom Viola.* See the above schedule. from 11 PM to 7:00 AM.
Please consider helping in this very worthwhile ministry to
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,
generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There assist our less fortunate families in our area. Homeless
is no law against such things.” (Galatians 5:22-23) families have been waiting for months for this shelter
program to open up and the waiting list for the shelter
**Please Look for OLQP Youth Ministry Facebook Page continues to grow.
(see website) ** www.olqp.org Sign-up sheets will be in the Gathering Space of the
church starting the weekend of January 23, 2011.
*COME ON DOWN* There will be a Prayer Service and Organizational
EVERY THURSDAY EVENING AT 7:30 PM! Meeting in the Holy Trinity School Cafeteria in early
DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 PM! March. A date and time will be announced shortly.
Please call Mary Menditto at 201-489-4309 or Deacon
Now Offering Electronic Bingo!
Tony at 201-845-9566, if you would like more information.

SPIRITUAL LIFE
Make money for the parish
by searching the internet! The Spiritual Life Committee is Pleased to
Just go to www.goodsearch.com and be sure to enter Sponsor the Annual Parish Retreat at the
Our Lady Queen of Peace, Maywood, NJ as the charity Loyola House of Retreats
you want to support. And, be sure to spread the word! Men’s Weekend: April 1-3, 2011
Over $200 has been raised thus far!
Women’s Weekend: April 15-17, 2011
PAVING THE WAY The Ignatius Spiritual Retreat offers a time to relax, away
Thank you to all who have contributed to our parking lot from business problems and family worries; a time to
fund! Our fund is up to $53,600. We are still short of the reflect and get a fresh slant on your life; a time to pray, to
goal of $104,500 & welcome donations. Your generosity reawaken a sense of the reality of God and to grow in the
will be greatly appreciated. precious gift of faith.
The “silent” retreat begins with dinner on Friday at 7:15
SOUTHERN ITALY, SICILY & ROME pm. The retreat consists of 4 talks, which guide you
(Palermo, Monreale, Agrigento, Taormina, Pompeii, toward prayer, optional private consultations, sacrament
Montecassino, Rome and Vatican City) of reconciliation, Healing Mass, Rosary and plenty of time
October 17-28, 2011 for private prayer. It will end on Sunday after Mass and
lunch.
Spiritual Director: Fr. Larry Fama
REGISTRATION & DEPOSITS ARE NOW DUE. Cost: Free Will Offering
Brochures are available (the rectory & website) Non-refundable Deposit of $50
Any questions or to sign up, please contact:
Marketing Expert Needed!
St. Peter Academy is looking for some fresh ideas to Paul Hom: Phone: 201-525-1625 / hompa@optonline.net
increase marketing efforts and recruitment for the school. Or you can visit the parish website for the sign-up form.
If you are in the field of marketing, please call St. Peter http://www.olqp.org
Academy at (201) 261-3468. We need your expertise!
The form is also located in the vestibule of the church.
Please join us in this effort.
Loyola House of Retreats / Morristown, NJ
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY: http://prayershawlministry.wordpress.com/ Website: www.loyola.org
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FEBRUARY 2011 BUILDING KEY: (A) Auditorium / (CH) Church / (C) Convent / (D) Demarest House / (LR) Lower Rectory / (S) School

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY


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Religious Ed. Bible Study- Legion of Mary Youth Group NO CHOIR Eucharistic
8:30a 9:30a 9:30a 7:00p 9:00a
Classes Deacon Joe (LR) (LR) Open Gym (A) REHEARSAL Adoration
Liturgy of the Word Rel. Ed. Family Alive in the Spirit Gr. 2 First
10:00a 6:30p 7:30p 7:30p Bingo 11:30a
for Children Catechesis (LR) (LR) Reconciliation
Bible Study- Human St. Pio Prayer Adult Choir
7:30p 7:15p RCIA / RCIC 7:30P 5:00p
Deacon Joe (S) Concerns Service (CH)
Ushers Meeting Holy Trinity
Convent

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Bible Study- Youth Group Family Choir Soup Kitchen Ministry-
AAA Weekend 9:30a 9:30a Legion of Mary 7:00p 6:30p
Deacon Joe (LR) Open Gym (A) (CH) Eva’s
Gr. 2
Religious Ed. Alive in the Spirit Adult Choir Confirmation
8:30a 7:00p First Eucharist 7:15p RCIA / RCIC 7:30p 7:30p 9:00a
Classes (S) (LR) (CH) Interviews (LR)
Parent Mtg.(A)
Liturgy of the Word Bible Study- Spiritual Life
10:00a 7:30p 7:30p
for Children Deacon Joe (S) Committee (S)
Finance
10:00a Children's Choir Council Mtg.
(LR)
2:00p Baptism Prep

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Religious Ed. Legion of Mary Youth Group NO CHOIR
8:30a 9:30a 7:00p
Classes (LR) Open Gym (A) REHEARSAL
Marriage Alive in the Spirit
10:00a 7:15p RCIA / RCIC 7:30p
Anniversary Mass (LR)
Bible Study- Prayer Shawl
Adult Choir (CH) 7:30p 7:00p
Deacon Joe (S) Ministry (JH)
12:00n Family Choir (CH) 7:30p Bingo
1:30p Baptism
7:00p Gr. 8-Speaker (CH)

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PARISH OFFICES Legion of Mary Youth Group Family Choir
NO REL. ED. CLASSES 9:30a 7:00p 6:30p
CLOSED (LR) Open Gym (A) (CH)
Liturgy of the Word Alive in the Spirit Adult Choir
10:00a 7:15p RCIA / RCIC 7:30p 7:30p
for Children (LR) (CH)
Adult Choir (CH) Bingo
12:00n Family Choir (CH)

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Why should I register in the parish?- All members of the parish should be
Religious Ed. Bible Study-
8:30a
Classes
9:30a
Deacon Joe (LR)
formally registered as members of the parish. However, you MUST be formally
Liturgy of the Word Rel. Ed. Family
registered if you wish to arrange a Baptism, a Confirmation, or a Wedding in the
10:00a 6:30p parish Church. You MUST also be formally registered if you wish to register in
for Children Catechesis (LR)
Bible Study- the Parish School or the Religious Education (CCD) Program. You MUST be a
Family Choir (CH) 7:30p
Deacon Joe (S) registered member of the parish for at least three months before you can
12:00n Adult Choir (CH) obtain a Sponsor Certificate or schedule a Baptism or a Wedding.

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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