“The Francis Effect” – September 14th

On September 22nd Pope Francis will arrive in Philadelphia. He will also visit Washington, DC and New York City. In preparation for this visit RENEW International will present “The Francis Effect” at Our Lady Of Peace, on Sunday, September 13th at 4:30 PM in the Church. A wine and cheese reception to follow in Parish Hall. Cost: Free will offering.

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Need Catechists – Can you help?


Have You Considered Sharing Your Faith with our First and Third Graders?
We are in need of catechists in Grades 1 and 3 on Wednesday afternoons.
Classes meet from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. The requirements are simple:
• A love for God.
• A love for our Catholic faith.
• A willingness to spread the news of Jesus Christ.
Please contact our office if you are interested at (908) 464-7600.

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The Food Pantry Committee and those who utilize the pantry greatly appreciate your generosity. With the continued increase of those in need the pantry is running very low on supplies.

The following items are in most need: corned beef hash, mayonnaise, gravy, flour, sugar, canned fruit, mustard, ketchup, stew & pasta sides.

The Food Pantry welcomes monetary donations. Donations may be brought to the rectory, Supermarket Gift Cards may be purchased at the AOLP or you can donate online at www.churchgiving.com/OurLadyofPeace07974

Volunteers needed for Wednesdays from 10a.m -12 Noon. Please call Marie Russo at 908-472-3868 if you can help.

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Welcome Fr. Johan Betancourt!

Our Lady of Peace welcomes Reverend Johan Betancourt as our new Parochial Vicar in July 2015. Father Johan David Betancourt Hurtado Fr. Betancourt, 25, knew from a young age that he was destined for the priesthood. A native of Colombia, he entered the Seminario de Cristo Sacerdote immediately following high school. From there he entered Immaculate Conception Seminary, Seton Hall University. Fr. Betancourt served his diaconate at Immaculate Conception Parish in Secaucus.

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Homeless Ministry Needs Help

Hello, my name is Sharon Douglas, I am the new Coordinator for our Homeless Ministry. Our next opportunity to help the Homeless is the week of August 30th to September 5th . Little Flower Church will be hosting and we will assist the nights of August 31st and September 1st. We prepare a meal and serve the meal to our guests. We spend the night with the guests in order to keep them safe. And we finish with serving breakfast. If you are interested in helping please call Sharon Douglas, 443-994-5432. Thank you for your generosity and thoughtfulness.


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