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Masses of the Week
Saturday, October 1st 8:30 a.m. Weekly Memorial Mass 5:00 p.m. Deceased Members of the Malinauskas, Testa and Barowski Families, req. the family Sunday, October 2nd Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Joseph Hughes, req. his wife Rosemarie Judy Detig, req. her family

Dolores Burzichelli, req. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Vi-

12:10 p.m. Ted and Albina Piotrowicz, req. Carol Skrocki Thursday, October 6th 7:00 a.m. Marie Mead, req. The Westerhaus Family

12:10 p.m. John Ricciardi, req. his wife and children Friday, October 7th 7:00 a.m. Steve Silwones, req. his wife Wilma

11:00 a.m. Alice Peucker, req. The Dreitlein Family 12:10 p.m. Donata and Guissepe Zappulla, req. Theresa Zappulla Saturday, October 8th 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Weekly Memorial Mass Anthony Champi, req. his family

10:30 a.m. Eileen Gilliland, req. The Rosary Altar Society of Our Lady of Peace 12:00 p.m. Douglas F. O’Neill, req. Janye Gebert Monday, October 3rd 7:00 a.m. For the People of the Parish and all their intentions 12:10 p.m. John R. Adams, req. Michael and Mary Deasy Tuesday, October 4th 7:00 a.m. Maryann Schiels, req. John and Mary Closs and family 12:10 p.m. James Carlascio, req. The Balestrieri Family Wednesday, October 5th 7:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m.

Sunday, October 9th Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Philomena Freda, req. the family Dominic Serpico, req. the family

10:30 a.m. Josef Fink, req. Barbara and Michael Murray 12:00 p.m. Vito Randazzo, req. Joe and Nancy Randazzo and family 7:30 p.m. First Eucharist Parent’s Meeting, A 7:30 p.m. R.C.I.A., Counting Room—rectory 7:30 p.m. Women’s Cornerstone Core Team Meeting, PJP RM Wednesday, October 5th 3:30—4:45 p.m. Religious Education Classes, A/PH/school 7:15—8:30 p.m. Religious Education Classes, A/PH/School 7:30 p.m. SCC Core Team Meeting, Counting Room—Rectory Thursday, October 6th 1:00—2:00 p.m. Holy Hour of Reparation, church 3:30—4:45 p.m. Religious Education Classes, A/PH/school 7:00—9:00 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, A 7:00—9:00 p.m. The Holy Mass 101 Option 1, Parish Hall Friday, October 7th 12:30—9:00 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration/Holy Hour, church 3:00—4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, A 6:00—9:00 p.m. A of OLP Volleyball Games, A 6:30—9:30 p.m. Corn Maze for Jr./Middle School Youth Saturday, October 8th 9:00 a.m.—12 noon Clothing for The Market Street Mission, CAF 9:00 a.m. The Holy Mass 101 for Catechists, PH 6:30 p.m. High School Youth Group—Corn Maze

Calendar of Parish Activities
Week of October 2, 2011
Saturday, October 1st 3:00—7:00 p.m. First Annual Pig Roast, Church Grounds Knight of Columbus Respect Life Sunday 6:00—7:00 p.m. Parish Ministry Fair, A Sunday, October 2nd Knight of Columbus Respect Life Sunday 8:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m. Parish Ministry Fair, A 2:00 p.m. Baptism, church Monday, October 3rd 3:00—4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, A 4:30 p.m. A of OLP Volleyball Games, A 7:30 p.m. Miraculous Medal Novena, church 7:30 p.m. Rosary Altar Society General Meeting, PH/K Tuesday, October 4th 3:00— 4:30 p.m. A of OLP Gym Time, A 6:30 p.m. A of OLP Cub Scouts, CAF 7:30 p.m. Adult Choir Practice, church

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Relatives and Friends Who eed Our Prayers
Please pray especially for the following people who have recently been added to our prayer list: Sat Yeun Chin Frederick Humphreys Jason C. Bill Warren And six special intentions Let us also pray for the men and women who are serving in our military in particular those who are from our parish: PFC. Joseph Robert Pecca - Korea, 2LT. Kyle R. Lee, Army - Iraq, 2LT. Charlie Law, Army - Iraq, CPL. Gerald Squirlock Jr., Army – Afghanistan Lance CPL. Christopher Sodano, Marines - Afghanistan, COL Paul J. McAneny, Air Force—Kuwait

Also, please remember our dearly departed relatives and friends who have passed away recently especially Robert O’Connor and Paul Centamore May they rest in peace. Please remember that there is a special intention book located in the Baptistery of the church. Your intention can be written in it and prayed for during the Masses that are said at Our Lady of Peace.

Eucharistic Adoration with Holy Hour Friday October 7th
On Friday, October 7, Eucharistic Adoration will be held in the church starting after the 12:10 PM Mass and conclude with Holy Hour from 8 to 9 PM. You may bring your own prayer books, read the Bible, silently pray the rosary, or just sit and relax and enjoy the sweet peace that comes from simply being in the Presence of God. All are welcome whether you come alone or with family or with a friend. Thank you for signing the attendance book which will be placed on the table at the entrance of the church closest to the rectory.

Scriptural Readings for the Week of October 2nd
Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Is 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43 Monday Jon 1:1-2:2,11; Lk 10:25-37 Tuesday Jon 3:1-10; Lk 10:38-42 Wednesday Jon 4:1-11; Lk 11:1-4 Thursday Mal 3:13-20b; Lk 11:5-13 First Friday Jl 1:13-15, 2:1-2; Lk 11:15-26 Saturday Jl 4:12-21; Lk 11:27-28
and family, John and Karsten Gold and family and Clare Huff and family Please be sure to attend this mass and then come join us in the Parish Hall for coffee and goodies to celebrate the welcoming of our newest members.

Welcoming Committee ews
As a parish, we will be welcoming the following new parishioners during the 9:00 a.m. Mass this Sunday, October 2, 2011. Daniel and Erin Seib and family, Don and Cherrilyn Martenz and family, Gene and Sabrina Oliva and family, Kevin and Laura McCracken and family, Sean and Daniela McDonnell and family, Joseph and Cristina Santiso and family, William Gargano, Zbigniew and Barbara Gosiewski and family, Allan Smialowicz, Valerie Gargano and family, Mark and Colleen Smith, David and Evelyn Cheung, Frank and Denene Sansonetti and family, Richard and Tiffany Spencer and family, Robert and Karen Hughes and family, Sylvia Csorba, Bogdan and Elizabeth Gbur and family, Sharon Del Duca and family, Wasyel and Denise Danysh and family, Jason and Kathleen Rumburg and family, Michael and Anntonietta Betman

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The Little Sisters of the Poor will Visit Our Lady of Peace
The weekend, October 15th and 16th, the Little Sisters of the Poor will be at the doors of the church after each of the Sunday masses. They will be collectOn November 27, 2011, the English speaking Church in ing donations to continue their work caring for the the USA will begin using a new translation of the prayers sick and the elder poor. Excerpts of the people’s parts from the Roman Missal October 2, 2011 - Part 1 of 7
used at Mass (The Roman Missal). In order to become faPlease be as generous as possible to this worthy miliar with these changes before they are implemented, samples of the new texts will be printed here. Please check group who have dedicated their lives and their energies are caring for the least of our brothers and sisters here weekly.

Priest: The Lord be with you. People: And with your spirit.

in Christ.

Penitential Act (Confiteor)
I confess to almighty God and to you, my brothers and sisters, that I have greatly sinned in my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done and in what I have failed to do, through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault; therefore I ask blessed Mary ever-Virgin, all the Angels and Saints, and you, my brothers and sisters, to pray for me to the Lord our God.

Attention All Youth Ministry Volunteers REQUIRED TRAI I G
If you volunteer at the Academy, with the Scouts, the CYO, as a Catechist or any other ministry which works with children you are required by the Archdiocese to attend the Protecting God’s Children class. This class will help you to be alert to the signs of children being abused, and of the behavior of people who might be a threat to them. Everyone, particularly parents, can benefit from this information. To make this easier, we are offering this two-hour class here at Our Lady of Peace as listed below. More classes will be scheduled as needed. To sign up just send an email to Deacon Charlie at Monday, October 10th—7:00—9:00 p.m. All classes will be held in the Parish Hall

Catholic High School—Open Houses
Oratory Preparatory School, A Catholic College Prep School for Boys in Grades 7 through 12, invites you to come live the “Oratory Experience” at our OPEN HOUSE on Sunday, October 2, 2011 from 1:00—3:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 6:30—8:30 p.m. Faculty and students will be present to give tours and answer questions for prospective students and their families. For more information, please call 908-273-5771, ext 11 or

Food Pantry Items of the Week
Our Food Pantry is in need of Dinty Moore canned stew, sugar, pancake mix and syrup, kids liked cereals, dish detergent and personal hygiene items. Your generosity to our food pantry is outstanding and the families who share from it are most appreciative. Thank you very very much!

Union Catholic High School will hold an Open House on Thursday, October 6th at 7:00 p.m. “early Bird Tours” will begin at 6:15 p.m. Come and see this very creative and innovative school. Quality education in a faith based environment. For more information, contact Betsy Thornton at 908-889-1600 ext 302 or

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From the Catechetical Office

Altar Memorials
for the month of October, 2011
The Sanctuary Candle is in memory of Sr. Grace Angelica Padberg Altar Wines are in memory of Palma Fortunato Altar Candles are in Memory of Joseph Zappulla Altar Breads are in Memory of Thomas Mansfield

Classroom Sessions have begun. Haven’t registered your child?
All children and youth in grades 1 though 8 attending a non-Catholic school should attend religious education sessions to learn about our faith. Please send or drop off your form to the Catechetical Office. We continue to accept Religious Education registration forms for fall sessions.

Please don’t delay registering your first grader. Our First Reconciliation and Eucharist preparation begins in the first grade. Registration forms are available in the rectory or online at Should you have a question regarding your child’s religious education, contact the Catechetical Office at 908464-8156, or email us at


Eduardo de la Caridad Fiallo

Public Square Rosary Crusade

William Lewis Debski

On Saturday October 15, 2011, Catholics from Isabell Lyn Hammeke thousands of communities across the country will gather to pray the Holy Rosary at 12:00 noon. This Evan Michael LaBarbera Rosary Rally commemorates the Miracle of the Sun performed by Our Lady in Fatima, Portugal in front of Liam Patrick Wolfe 70,000 people in 1917. This year’s rally will be held at the Monastery of our Lady of the Rosary, which is at Mexico Mission Annual Fundraiser 543 Springfield Avenue in Summit. The event will be held rain or shine. All surrounding communities are St Teresa’s Memorial Hall encouraged and welcome to participate and pray this October 29, 2011 - 6:30 p.m. beautiful prayer of the Gospel in this public display of our faith at a time when we need it more than ever. Please join us for a festive evening of music, dinner, bevOur Lady asks us to pray for peace in our families, erages, a silent auction, and raffle prizes. Tickets are $50/ person. All are invited. Proceeds from this event support peace in the world, for Catholics who have fallen away the Pastor’s Discretionary Fund which is used for special from the church, a return to the sacraments; respect for medical needs, church construction, and other needs outlife at all stages, for the sanctity of marriage, an inside the Somos Familia child sponsorship program. We crease in religious vocations, and most of all, for the are also looking to support other children’s charities with saving of souls. Our Lady of Fatima’s message of these funds. 1917 is just as valid today as it was then. Come join us If you would like to attend, please send a check to the recin fellowship as we pray the Holy Rosary together in tory, care of Mexico Mission, and make the check out to order to fulfill Our Lady’s message. Please contact St Teresa of Avila and indicate “MM fundraiser” on it. Vinny Candela at 908-277-3580 if you have any ques- For more information or if you would like to donate an tions. auction gift, contact Vinny Candela at 908-277-3580.

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Take a Good Look at what Our Lady of Peace has Planned for YOU!
Saturday, October 1st 3:00—7:00 p.m. Parish Pig Roast Saturday/Sunday October 1st + 2nd Ministry Fair following each of the Sunday Masses Sunday, October 2nd 3:00 p.m. Blessing of the Pets Saturday, October 15th 7:00 p.m. Casino Night Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday, ovember 23rd Cardinal McCarrick to visit Our Lady of Peace Parish (Details concerning the events and services mentioned above will appear in upcoming bulletins).

Rosary Altar Society ews
The Rosary Altar Society will hold its first general meeting of the season on Monday, October 3, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The guest speaker will be Anita Egan, a representative from the Seeing Eye Organization in Morristown, NJ. She will be bringing Camper, an outreach Seeing Eye Dog. Refreshments will be served. All are invited to attend.

Weekend Retreat
Loyola House of Retreats, the Jesuit Retreat, in Morristown, offers a time to relax, away from business problems and family worries, a time to reflect and get a fresh slant on your life, a time to pray, to reawaken a sense of he reality of God, and to grow in the precious gift of faith. The men of OLP are invited to join their brothers in Christ on retreat the weekend of October 14—16. Fr. Steve Pugliese will offer reflections on the theme Serenity. The retreat begins at dinner on Friday and ends after lunch on Sunday. For more information and registration, please call Vito Corso at 908-665-0546.

Cooking for Our Priests
Thanks to all who have been cooking, but we could use more volunteers.

Because the rectory no longer employs a cook, Fr. Bill is asking parishioners to help by cooking meals for Fr’s Bill, Join us on Monday evening October 17th at Charlie and Philip on Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesday of 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall for an evening of each week. If you would like to help cook well-balanced, prayer and reflection. Though we grew up saying nutritious meals to be dropped at the rectory by 5:00 p.m., daily prayers, it can seem daunting at times. please call coordinator Sue Janazzo at 908-464-3896.

Men’s Cornerstone Present A Holy ight

St. Joseph the Carpenter School Reunion given prayers for the morning and evening including Scripture, intercessions and other helpful 95th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, October 15, 2011—Alumni Dance/Honors Program in the St. Joseph’s Gym—7:00 p.m. Sunday, October 16, 2011—Mass of Thanksgiving at 12 noon in St Joseph the Carpenter Church Refreshments in school cafeteria following Mass Meet old friends and reminisce! For details call 908-245-6560 or email

Using the guide “Give Us This Day,” we are

prompts. Mass texts and reflections convey the depth and breath of Scripture and of God’s love for us in Christ. Refreshments will be served so your RSVP is appreciated. We look forward to see you . Please RSVP to Paul Johnson, at the rectory or email OLPMC@yahoolcom

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Extended Flea Market Shrine of St. Joseph Quonset Hut
Sunday, October 2, 2011 9:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m. Great Bargains!!!

OPE HOUSE 2011 Mount St. Mary Academy, Watchung Sunday, October 23

Presentations at 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. in Mercy Hall on the school campus and visitation of the facilities will be held from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. The Mount is a private Catholic College-preparatory school for girls and offers transportation from all areas. The ENTRANCE TEST for 8th grade stuToys, lamps dishes, linens, decodents will be held at the Academy on Saturday, November5th at 8:30 a.m. rations, glassware, frames, children’s Pre-registration is required. For more information contact Donna Venezia books and much more! Toryak, Director of Admissions 908-757-0108 X4506 or email dtorFor details—

Union Catholic High School
1600 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Prayer shawls are available for anyone who needs an extra hug from God. They are hand made while prayers are being said to give blessings to those who receive them. Additional Knitters and crocheters are always needed. Shawls are available by contacting Gail Seely at 908464-4109 or by calling the rectory office.

Annual Pasta Dinner
Friday, October 7, 2011
5:30—7:30 p.m. in the School Cafeteria Dinner includes: pasta, meatballs or sausage, bread and a beverage Adult-$10, Student-$5, Seniors-$5 Sponsored by the Union Catholic Parents’Athletic Club For details contact 908-889-1621 or

Local Bereavement Support Groups
Healing the Grieving Heart: The Journey after the Death of a Loved One
The Church of the Little Flower in Berkeley Heights offers a bereavement support group that meet twice a year for eight weeks. This fall we will meet from 7:30—9:00 p.m. on Sundays starting through November 20th. Any and all are welcome to join us. The group will meet at the Parish Center, 110 Roosevelt Ave. Room 2-H. Registration is necessary For more information and/or to sigh up please contact Rose Marie Campano at or the Rectory Office at 908-464-1585 or

Bowlers eeded
The Knights of Columbus are looking from men and women to bowl this season at Plaza Lanes in Madison. The league bowls on Sundays, twice a month from 6:00—8:30 p.m. from September through early May. This is a great way to meet new people an get out for fun and exercise. At the end of season banquet, teams and individuals are awarded cash prizes and we all enjoy a lovely evening out. The league is a handicap league so you do not have to be a great bowler? Please email or call Jerry Medina 973-635-8869 or Mark Seely 908-590-2301 Everyone is welcome, you do not need to belong to the Knights—all you need to do is call or write.

Journey through Grief into Hope
St. Teresa’s parish in Summit will be hosting a six week Bereavement Series on Tuesday evenings 7:30—9:00 p.m. beginning October 4th. If you or someone you know is grieving now, no matter how long ago the loss occurred, you might find deeper peace through the “Journey.” Sometimes it is harder to talk with a family member, because they also are in pain. If you cannot attend the entire series, drop in whenever you can. For more information or to register, please call Ann Fahey at 908-771-0784 or Robert Detig at 908-665-0559.

The OLP Adult Education Ministry


The Holy Mass 101
A required course for everyone “majoring” in Roman Catholicism
Weekday Mornings
October 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon Intended for the Daily Mass attendee who would like to view the presentation and engage in a brief discussion before the 12:10 PM Mass. A great option for Stay-atHome moms or those who don’t like to drive at night! Option 2

Three Thursdays
October 6, 13, and 20 7:00 - 9:00 PM The five presentations will be spread out over the three evenings. After each of the five presentations there will be brief group discussions.

Option 1

Five Weekends
Saturdays at 4:15 PM October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19 Sundays at 11:30 AM October 22/23, 29/30, November 5/6, 12/13, 19/20 Intended for those who would like to view the presentations before or after Mass but not engage in group discussions.

Option 3

All presentations will be in the Parish Hall.
The Holy Mass 101 is a lecture series intended for all parishioners, confirmation age and older. The format of the course is DVD lectures followed by a brief group discussion, depending on the option chosen.

No Fee, No Registration, No Bother – just come!


Ministry Fair
When: October 1 and 2, 2011 after all Masses in our auditorium

What is it: It is a forum for a dedicated group of volunteers devoted to providing a spirit of community and service to Our Lady of Peace Parish. Each of the ministries is divided into four major clusters: Community, Worship, Word and Service Purpose: Provides an opportunity for the full parish community to become acquainted with the various parish ministries, the work they perform and the chance to participate in one or more of these ministries. We invite you all to stop in for some refreshments and see the wonderful work of each of these ministries. P.S. there will be something special for the little ones.


Junior/Middle School Youth Clubs - October News
We had a wonderful turnout for both clubs in September. If you were not able to make it, come check out the events in October. Registration forms and booklets can be found in the rectory mail slot to the right of the entrance. Gold color for MSYC and green for JYC. Photos can be seen on the Parish Website under Photo Gallery. Junior & Middle School Youth Club Our next event is the Corn Maze at Stony Hill Gardens in Chester on Friday, Oct. 7th from 6:30 -9:00 p.m. Permission slips are required. They can be found in the rectory mail slot. Middle School Youth Club (7th and 8th grade)
Friday, Oct. 28th Which Way to Go? Decisions, Decisions 7:30 – 9:30 pm Girls please bring a snack and boys a chilled drink (No nuts due to allergies.)

Junior Youth Club (5th and 6th grade)
Saturday, Oct. 29th Surprise Theme - High School Leaders are 7:00 – 9:00 pm planning this! There will be Open Gym and Games. Girls please bring a snack and boys a chilled drink (No nuts due to allergies.)

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me at or 908-508-0544. Maureen Miller – Youth Minister


OLP High School Youth Ministry events are open to all high school aged young people. The ministry strives to cultivate an environment where: participants can meet new people and develop solid friendships; gain a greater self-knowledge and sense of one’s talents and abilities; and ultimately grow in our experience of Jesus’ love, strengthened in our efforts to become the person we were created to be. The ministry offers a variety of programs to reach the variety of individuals in our parish. Throughout the year, the youth ministry team and staff will be offering numerous service opportunities, community building gatherings, sporting events, monthly youth Masses, prayer services, leadership training, and other special events.

The Youth of OLP Need YOU!!!
Please prayerfully consider how you can help pass along our faith to the young Church. There are tons of ways to get involved! Your presence really does make a difference in the lives of youth. If you would like more information about volunteering in any of the areas mentioned below or in any other area of support, kindly fill in the form and return to the rectory before November 1st. Or contact Tracey @
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HS Youth Ministry Volunteer Interest Form
First and Last Name: ____________________________________________________________________ Email: ____________________________________ Phone Number: _____________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________________

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I am the parent of a current high school aged young person and am interested in information regarding the Youth Ministry’s

Parent Support Team I am not the parent of a current high school aged young person and am interested in information about joining the Youth

Ministry’s Adult Core Team, which advises and helps organize youth ministry programming.

I am interested in helping the ministry in a support role such as (please check boxes below):

□ driver for YM Events (age 25+) □ academic tutoring for HS students □ cooking/ baking for YM events □ assist in planning and running fundraisers □ chaperone for YM events (age 21+) □ assist in organizing local service projects □ work with youth music ministry group □ other areas: _____________________________ □ general volunteer, willing to help with anything I am able


Saturday, October 8th Meet at Stony Hill Gardens, Chester, NJ at 6:30pm
(for directions visit their website,
Cost: $15


To sign up, go to our Facebook page or pick up a form from the Youth Ministry Office, located in the rectory. Registration cut-off is Monday, October 3rd.

Join us for OLP HSYM’s Trip to…

Fright Fest
at Six Flags Great Adventure
Sunday, October 23rd 1:30pm—10:30pm
To sign up, go to our Facebook page or pick up a form from the Youth Ministry Office, located in the rectory. Cost is approximately $75, TBD based on transportation. Registration cut-off is Tuesday, October 11th.

For more information please contact:

Tracey Vieira, High School Youth Ministry Coordinator