If you or someone you know is interested in the possibility of joining or
converting to the Catholic faith please contact our
Parochial Vicar ~ Father Virgil Tolentino at 732-738-7940
Narcotics Anonymous: 1-800-992-0401
Alchoholics Anonymous: 1-888-568-1112
Domestic Violence: 1-800-572-7233
NJ Gamblers Anonymous: 1-855-222-5542
Life Choices/Pregnancy Center: 1-888-678-4437
* Parish Office Hours:
*CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY AND FRIDAY,
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Evenings: by appointment only
Office Closed: Saturdays,
Sundays & Federal Holidays
Please do not leave the Church before the Celebrant (priest).
The Mass ends officially when the priest leaves the Church.
Even then, it is usually advised you sit or kneel in silent prayer of thanksgiving or simply gaze at Jesus in the Tabernacle,
smile at Him and just
be joyful. God Loves you!
THE SIDE DOOR OF THE CHURCH IS OPENED TO
THE NEW ELEVATOR AND
IS OPERABLE ON THE SCHOOL SIDE
OF THE CHURCH.
Please park only in designed parking places when parking in the church parking area.
Parking in other areas impedes traffic, poses a safety risk and possible vehicle towing.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Welcome to Our Lady of Peace Catholic Community
The Parish is in need of Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers and
For more information and to apply,
Please contact the Parish Office at 732-738-7940, Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
To enable us to better serve you, all parishioners should register at the Rectory Office. If you are a new parishioner, or a current parishioner who has moved or changed phone numbers, please contact the Rectory Office.
Family members 23 years or older should register separately as individuals even if continuing to live with their parents.
You must be a registered parishioner to be a Confirmation Sponsor
or a Godparent.
New residents of the community are most welcome to register as parishioners. We invite you to register at the rectory. We also ask that any changes of address, email or telephone be submitted to the parish office promply.
Nuevos residentes de la comunidad son bienvenidos a registrarse como feligreses. Nosotros les invitamos a registrarse en la rectoría. También les pedimos que cualquier cambio de dirección, correo electrónico o número de teléfono sea sometido a la officina de la parroquia con prontitud.
*ATTENTION NEWLY MARRIED COUPLES*
If you are registered as a member of Our Lady of Peace Church under your parents' names, have married and continue to live in the area, and wish to continue as a member of Our Lady of Peace Church, you must separately
If you are moving out of the area and elect to become a member of another parish, please inform our Parish Office so that our records may be kept up-to-date.
2020 MASS BOOK OPENING
The 2020 Mass Book is open to reserve your
Mass Intentions during 2020.
Given the volume of requests we have at Our Lady of Peace, Mass Intention requests are honored on a first-come, first-served basis. We regret that we may be unable to accommodate the number of Intentions
you might desire.
Due to the volume and fairness to all parishioners, we can accept only one Mass Intention request for the same person/Intention. We will limit each Individual to only 5 weekend Masses, 3 can be at the same Mass time. If you require additional weekend Masses, please come into the rectory after December 1st. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Mass Intentions may be requested in person in the Rectory Office during regular weekday office hours (Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm), The customary offering is
$10 per Mass Intention.
ADULT CHOIR & BELL CHOIR OPENINGS
There are openings in the Bell Choir and Adult Choir
in all voice parts for all choral singers.
Prospective singers should have a pleasant agile voice. The commitment of time and focused energy is important, particularly at Christmas and during Holy Week. If you have the desire to serve our OLP parish community in this very special way, please contact the Parish Office.
Middlesex County's Emergency Food Network
100th Anniversary Journals
If you would like an
"Our Lady of Peace
100th Anniversary Journal", they are available for $10 each. Please contact the parish office between 9am-4pm.
We need VOLUNTEERS to hep decorate our church for Christmas. If you are available to help, please come Sunday, December 22nd to the church after the Noon Mass. If you have any questions, please call Joe Merritt at (732) 318-5411
HERE AT OLP GIVE A BIRTHDAY GIFT TO THE INFANT JESUS
(Help Clothe a baby)
Gifts of UNUSED baby clothing, bedding, diapers (infant, 10-12 mo.) and toiletries (baby wipes, soap, oil, shampoo, lotions, etc.) may be placed in or adjacent to the bassinet in the middle of the church from the First Sunday of Advent, December 1st to December 15th. If preferred, financial donations by check, payable to
OLP SOCIAL CONCERNS CHILD SHOWER
may be placed in the second collection
basket at weekend Masses.
Your gifts will be given to various organizations.
Please do not wrap gifts.
Memorials For Loved Ones
Sanctuary Candle -
Burns 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Donation: $20.00
ALTAR BREAD & WINE-
Used at Masses for a week. Donation:
FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR-
A new addition as a memorial
for a loved one.
$ 60 for a beautiful basket of flowers used on the altar
for one week,
Saturday - Saturday.
Arrangements may be made in the Rectory Office,
Monday - Friday, 9AM - 4:00 PM.
Back by popular demand, our parish will be offering the
Polish "Oplatek" Christmas wafer, used for the breaking and
sharing of unleavened blessed wafers at the Christmas Eve Dinner.
This custom has gained popularity in non-Polish households as well.
The Oplatek wafers are four to an envelope at $3 or 2 for $5. They are available at the Parish Office, Monday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm.
An explanation of this pious custom is printed on the envelope packet.
*CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS MASS SCHEDULE*
December 24th ~ Vigil of Christmas
December 25th ~ Christmas Day
MIDNIGHT, 9:00 AM, 12:00 NOON
December 31st ~ New Years Eve
January 1st ~ Solemnity of Mary
9:00 AM, 12:00 NOON
Dec. 15, 2019 ~*Cub Scouts*
*Christmas Wreath Sale *
*After All Masses*