Parish News

 


Giving Tuesday is November 30, 2021 

Our Parish is part of #iGIVECATHOLIC.  This gift will enable the youth group to attend various retreats and weekly events at the parish.

See our story and give online to #iGIVECATHOLIC for Our Lady of Peace Parish.
Thank you for your generosity.
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     “A Journey to the Manger”

An evening of Scriptures and Sons – Friday, December 10th at 7pm in the Church with Fr Sanjai Devis VC and Music by Jon Agresta and OLOPP Choir.   All are welcome to attend!!

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Extra Confessions for Christmas:

Thursday, December 16th – 6-7PM

Saturday, December 18th – 8:30-9:30AM, 3-3:45PM

Monday, December 20th – 6-7PM

Tuesday, December 21st – 6-7PM

Wednesday, December 22nd – 3:30-4:30PM, 6-6:30PM

Thursday, December 23rd – 6-7PM

 

          Christmas Eve Mass Schedule:

          Friday, December 24th – 4PM Church

         Friday, December 24th – 4:15PM Assumption Hall

         Friday, December 24th – 6:15PM Church

         Friday, December 24th – 8PM Church

         Friday, December 24th – 11PM Church

                     Christmas Day Mass Schedule:

                    Saturday, December 25th – 7:30AM Church

                   Saturday, December 25th – 9AM Church

                   Saturday, December 25th – 10:30AM Church

                   Saturday, December 25th – 12PM Church 

NO EVENING MASS ON CHRISTMAS DAY


Padre Pio Prayer Group

“Love Our Lady!  Recite the Rosary!  May the blessed Mother of God reign sovereign over your heart…. I always pray for the sick.  Everyday I say a Holy Rosary for them”.

Padre Pio prayer service, rosary and healing prayers with the first class relic of Padre Pio will be starting up again on the 2nd Tuesday of the month 6pm to 7pm in the Church.  All are welcome to attend!     Tuesday, December 14th come join us!


Knights of Columbus

Outside after all of the Masses the weekends of December 11th & 12th and 18th & 19th – will have their Annual Christmas Tree Ornament fundraiser.  This year’s ornament will recognize the “Year of Saint Joseph”.  In addition, ornaments from previous years will be available as well as “Keep Christ in Christmas” year signs.  Because of the pandemic the money will be used for Youth Group retreats rather then the attending the March for Life as it was in previous years.  Thank you for your support!

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Seniors Social Club 

Their meeting for the Month of December will be their Annual Christmas Party off the premises, which you must sign up to attend.

Monday, January 10th will be the following meeting and will continue to meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 2pm in Marian Hall (Church Basement).  Please use the ELEVATOR!     

Come join us for an afternoon of socializing, Bingo, coffee, cake and MUCH MUCH more!

At this time, everyone is required to wear a face covering at the meeting and get temperature checked due to being in the building with the Preschool Classrooms.

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During the Advent Season, we will have a “Giving Tree”. 

You will have an opportunity to brighten the Christmas season for those less fortunate.  The Giving Tree this year will be in the Parish Office and there will also be a small tree located in the entrance of the Church.  You may place your gifts in the bins provided at the entrance of the Church near the small tree.  These gifts will be collected after each Mass or you can drop them off to the Parish Office during business hours 9am-3pm.

Week 1:  (November 27/28):  Gifts for Men & Women       

Suggestions for men: knitted hats, sweatshirts, sweatpants, scarves, gloves, socks, wallets, aftershave sets, pj’s, throw blankets and gift cards.

Suggestions for women:  scarves/hats/gloves, socks, pj’s, sweaters, sweatshirts, sweatpants, robes, wallets, body lotion sets, tops, throw blankets and gift cards.

Week 2:  (December 4/5):  Gifts for Teens       

Suggestions for teens:  hats, scarves, gloves, socks, hoodies, pj’s, hair accessories, pocketbook, boy or girl board games (age 12 & up), basketballs, footballs, soccer balls and gift cards to: Itunes, Xbox, Amazon, Walmart, Target, Ulta & 5Below

Week 3:  (December 11/12):  Gifts for Children, Toddlers & Infants     

Suggestions:  All types of toys and clothing for children, toddlers  and infants, board games, and clothing sizes newborn to 12 yrs old.

***PLEASE DO NOT WRAP THE GIFTS***

Thank you for your continuous generosity during the Holiday Season! 

 Merry Christmas to each and everyone.

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We would like to thank all who are currently using Parish Giving and would like to invite those who aren’t.  Join the many who have already signed up to On-Line Parish Giving.  You can visit our parish website:  www.olopp.org and click on the Parish Giving logo – it will direct you to the secured page to sign up – it’s free!  Save the hassle from writing those weekly donation checks.  Directions are easy to follow or you can call (866) 307-7140.  When you sign up, you can use a credit or debit card or automatic checking account withdrawals.  It’s that easy!  For those who like to get points using their credit cares – this is another way to get those points!  Thank You to those who are using Parish Giving and for those of you who might consider using irrelevant 


Breaking Break Missalettes – Anyone who would like a “Breaking Bread 2022 Missalette” – please call or stop by the Parish Office.  The cost is $10.00/each.  The books will be available to pick up in the Parish Office.

Hearing Assistance Available
We are equipped with a hearing assistance system.  They are located at the elevators  you may use your own earplugs or if your hearing aids have a “T” setting you may use the lanyard.  You may sit anywhere in the church including the cry room.  For assistance just ask one of the ushers.


House of Charity – Bishop’s Annual Appeal

Our goal here at OLOPP is $188,900.00; we have raised $171,093.00 to date, which is from 468 families.  Please remember all pledges must be paid in order for the Parish to receive back 10%.  We are at 91% of our parish goal.  Please make your sacrificial gift to help continue the mission of the church here in the Diocese of Camden.  With a parish of more than 4,400 families, we still need a lot of gifts to make our parish goal!  If you have not made a donation, Pledge Cards are at the side doors of the Church and in the Parish Center. Thank you all for your Generosity.  May God Bless YOU!!!