"I was hungry and you gave me food, thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me..." Matthew 25:35
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church is dedicated to witnessing the teachings of Jesus Christ, especially the Gospel of Saint Matthew, Chapter 25:31-46.
Our parish offers a wide range of ministry opportunities. Whether you'd like to learn more, pray more, or serve more, we have a ministry for you.
Making an offering of our financial resources is an integral part of what it means to be a Christian. We have a variety ways to make it easy for your to support our church.
ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY - WEDNESDAY AUGUST 15
Mass will be celebrated at 8 a.m., 12 noon, and 7 p.m. (bilingual/bilingüe)
If you have a rising 7th grader interested in preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation, please note that a mailing has gone out with all of the registration details. If you did not receive the information, and would like to, please contact us immediately (Kremedios@olqpva.org), or pick up the letter in the back of the church. The letter contains program prerequisites (Bible stories), candidate check-ins, and important registration information. Parents' meetings are scheduled for September 5th (English), and September 9
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION FOR ADULTS (RCIA)
RCIA is a gradual process of formation for those seeking a deeper relationship with God and a better understanding of the Catholic faith. Whether you are just beginning your faith journey, are already baptized in another Christian tradition and want to explore Catholicism, or are seeking sacramental preparation, RCIA is the pathway. The journey begins with a “no-strings” inquiry session on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7 pm in Founders Room. Join us! For information, contact Kevin and Alice Curtin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-461-3082.
HAZEL'S HIKE FOR HAITI
Saturday, August 11 from 10am to 12pm. This will be a 1.5 mile family-friendly walk starting and ending at Our Lady Queen of Peace. It includes a short program and free food with all proceeds to support four students attending the University of Fondwa in Haiti. If you are unable to make the hike, and would still like to donate you can do so online through OLQP at https://membership.faithdirect.net/givenow/VA271/6766 (Please remember to write “Hazel’s Hike for Haiti” in the note section.)
BACK PACK DRIVE
We have requests for 305 backpacks, and to date we have 260 backpacks. We desperately need the following: 40 backpacks, 119 College ruled spiral notebooks, 71 wide ruled Composition notebooks, 265 College ruled composition notebooks, 107 pencil boxes/pouches, 100 pencil sharpeners, 44 sets of colored pencils and, 68 erasers. We do NOT need any more crayons or bottles of glue. Thank you in advance for your continued generosity. Questions, please contact Pat Vinkenes: email@example.com
CARPENTER'S SHELTER DINNER - THURSDAY AUGUST 16
This month's menu is pulled pork sandwiches, home-made baked beans, salad, fruit and dessert. Please sign up at the board in the back of church. Donations can be dropped off at the parish office in advance (Mon-Fri, 8:30-4:30) or delivered to Fr. Ray Hall on the day of dinner between 4 and 4:45. Thanks for helping! Questions, contact Claire Randall: firstname.lastname@example.org
OTHER DONATION/VOLUNTEER NEEDS
* Food Collection Weekend is August 11 and 12, to stock our Food Pantry. Please pick up a grocery bag and/or list to fill and return next weekend. Please bring any (or all!) of the following: Instant Yellow Corn Tortilla flour (NOT cornmeal), 48 oz. Canola or Corn Oil, Cereal, Canned Tuna, and Canned Fruit and Pasta Sauce, Canned Vegetables, Rice, Dried Beans, and Macaroni and Cheese. We are also looking for a few more people with time to shop once a month for our food pantry. Interested, please contact Sally Diaz-Wells: email@example.com
*Project Gabriel needs diapers. We currently need sizes NB, one, and three. We are also looking for Spanish speaking volunteers – commitment is once per month on Wednesday mornings from 9 until 11:30. Please consider helping this great ministry. Interested? Contact Sally Diaz-Wells: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 8/13-Theology on Tap -7:00 pm - Lost Dog Café, 2920 Columbia Pike, Arlington
Sunday 8/22 - Young Adult Potluck - 7:15 pm - Founders Room
Sunday 9/16 - Annual Parish Picnic - 1-5 p.m. - Barcroft Park
Our Lady Queen of Peace
2700 South 19th Street
Arlington, Virginia, 22204, USA
Office hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closed on federal holidays)Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil: 5:30pm
Sunday: 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:15am,
6:00pm (Young Adult Mass)