Christmas 2022 Video

We have one final Christmas gift for all of you! We hope you will enjoy this video commemorating Christmas 2022 at Our Lady of Peace, with photos of our beautiful Memorial Garden and church decorations, set to a performance of “O Magnum Mysterium” by Morten Lauridsen, sung by our very own adult choir!

Christmas Video

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. We will visit the New Providence Senior Housing once a month. During our discussion with representatives from the apartments, they indicated that with the rising cost of food, they are finding it difficult to purchase Ensure and Boost. If you could contribute one of these protein drinks, we will deliver it to them with other food. 

The Pantry volunteers would like to thank you for your monetary and/or food donations throughout the year. We could not make it without your help. The following items are in most need: cereal, canned meats, beans, pasta, pasta sauce and toilet paper.
Early Riser Volunteers: The team could use 2 people to help wrap bread on Friday morning at 8AM. It would require about 45 minutes. Please call Marie Russo if you can help: 908-472-3868. 
A special thank you to BAKE in Summit for their weekly donation of bread and pastries.
Thank you for your generosity!

February 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 and last Saturday of the Month.

February
2 – BOLD TNL 7-8:30pm
3 – Feast of St. Blaze Throat Blessings after 7am and 12:10pm Masses
5 – Scouts Sunday will be celebrated at the 12:00 Mass. Please come dressed in your uniforms!
9 – “Beholding His Glory” Bible Study Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am PH see Bulletin for details
10-12 – BOLD Ski Trip, Mount Snow, VT
16 – The Knights of Columbus are hosting Theology on Tap at Untied Brewing Co in New Providence (140 Spring Street) from 7 – 9. Special guest speaker: Fr. Francisco Mendonca.
18 – Confessions scheduled an extra hour from 3:30-4:30pm
21 – Sandwiches for St. Joseph’s, drop off at Rectory Monday afternoon or Tuesday before 9:30am
22 – Ash Wednesday

23 – BOLD TNL Mardi Gras 7-8:3pm PH

Volunteers Needed

  • 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.
  • If you have made your First Holy Communion and would like to become an altar server, please contact Fr. Arlou at the rectory 
  • 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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    Prayer Shawls Available

    Do you know someone who is suffering physically or mentally and could use some comfort? Consider giving them a prayer shawl. The Prayer Shawl Club has been tirelessly knitting beautiful shawls while praying. Each beautiful shawl comes in a gift bag with a prayer. They are free, just call the rectory. 908 464 7600.