2022-23 Registration for Religious Education is Now Open!

If you are new to the parish or know of a child, godchild, grandchild, or neighbor entering grade 1 – 8 in September, contact the Catechetical Office at catoff@olpnp.com or 908-
464-8156 for information.

Our registration form can be found on the OLP website. Click here to go to the Online Giving webpage. Scroll down to Events and click on Religious Education Program picture to bring up the Registration Form. 

Food Pantry Needs Donations

The OLP Food Pantry is open on Tuesdays, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and the last Saturday of the month from 9:00 -11:00 a.m. except in July and August.

The OLP Food Pantry Committee and its patrons greatly appreciate your generosity. The pantry is very low on items at this time. Any donation would be greatly appreciated. The following items are in most need: nonperishable milk, rice, canned fruit, tuna, canned chicken, toilet paper and detergent.

Monetary donations always welcomed.

July Highlights

Here is a short list of Parish events,  click here to go to the bulletin for more details:

Mondays – Weekly Sandwich Ministry  at 1 pm Parish Hall. Make or bring sandwiches for those in need also fruit and snacks are welcomed. Monetary donations needed. 
Tuesdays – Food Pantry 10-12 am; last Saturday of the Month – not in July

Rectory Closed on Fridays for the summer starting in June

JK’s Basketball camp runs through July 24th, sign up at jkbasketball.com

19 – Sandwiches for St. Joe’s – drop off at Rectory Monday afternoon or Tuesday before 9:30 am
25 – Start of Excel Basketball Camp, sign up at excelinbasketballnj.com

Volunteers Needed Updated

  • Holy Week – Altar Servers are needed for 7:30 p.m. Mass on Holy Thursday, Good Friday Service at 3:00 p.m. and the Easter Vigil at 8:30 p.m. Training will be provided. 
  • The Food Pantry Committee needs another person to accompany our driver to the Food Bank in Hillside; two Thursdays a month from 9:00 -11:00 a.m. to pick
    up food for Tuesday distribution. If interested, please contact Marie Russo at 908-472-3868.
  • We are looking to have 3 main ushers per weekend mass. PLEASE leave your name at the Rectory so we may schedule a meeting. This applies to current and new ushers.
  • If you have made your First Holy Communion and would like to become an altar server, please contact Liz Frith at efrith@theacademyolp.org .
  • Help is needed in washing and ironing Altar Linens used during masses.
  • The Prayer Shawl Group is looking for knitters to make shawls. Call Gail Seeley if interested – 908 464-4109.  


Online Mass Information

There are many sources/websites to see the Mass on tv or on-line:
OLP – OLP has installed a new camera and audio system to improve the livestream of daily and weekend masses. The masses will be livestreamed on OLP’s own YouTube channel.   Click here for YouTube  When you go to the OLP YouTube channel, please hit Subscribe. Click here for OLP’s FB page.
Click on highlighted text to go to links.
The Newark Archdiocese has a list of parishes that are live streaming Sunday Mass
click here to view
EWTN – various times on tv and online  at EWTN website
WLIW – Sunday Mass by the Passionists Community at 9 am  on WLIW or stream anytime
Boston Catholic TV Network – stream anytime  
Canadian TV Network – stream anytime
St. Teresa of Avila is livestreaming masses. Click here for information.
Little Flower is livestreaming masses on You Tube.


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