AOLP Video Highlights

There are great things happening at the Academy! Check out the linked video highlighting our amazing first grade program and our wonderful students. We continue to offer a competitive academic program based in Catholic values. Registration is well underway for the 23-23 school year. Classes begin at age 2.5 and run through grade 8. Before and aftercare are available from 7 AM to 7PM. Call the main office at 908-464-8657 or email to schedule
a tour. There is no better decision you can make for your children.

Thank you!

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; tuna,
canned fruit, razors, shampoo and conditioners.
Monetary donations always welcomed.

August 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 – except in August

Rectory Closed on Fridays for the summer starting in June

Excel Basketball Camp runs through the first week in August.
6/7 – Special Blessing at all Masses for College Students
15 – Deadline for signing up for Religious Ed Classes
16 – Sandwiches for St. Joe’s – drop off at Rectory Monday afternoon or Tuesday before 9:30 am
20/21 – Backpack Sunday – Bring your backpack in and receive a
special blessing for the new school year. Adults
welcome to participate too!

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.
  • 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 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.