"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.
CATHOLIC BISHOPS REBUKE TRUMP'S ASYLUM CHANGES
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened its spring meeting this week with a stern reproach of the Trump administration’s latest immigration policies, with the group’s president suggesting the new rules on asylum are a “right to life” issue. Some bishops followed by urging protests, including “canonical penalties” for those who carry out the administration’s new rules. More from Religion News Service...
* Five Ways You Can Help Stop Family Separation (Justice for Immigrants)
DO YOU HAVE A GRADUATE THIS YEAR?
Each year, OLQP proudly honors parish members who are recent graduates by publishing their picture in the Graduation Bulletin. We include middle school, high school and college. If you would like your graduate’s picture in the bulletin, please email your graduate’s photo to firstname.lastname@example.org and include a notation with the graduate’s name and school. Please indicate “graduation bulletin” in the subject line of your message. Deadline is June 24 for publication in the June 30/July 1 Graduation Bulletin.
CARPENTER’S SHELTER SUPPER – THURSDAY JUNE 21
This month the shelter is moving to a temporary home at the Landmark Macy's while their original home is being re-developed. We'll be bringing meals to a warming station with plenty of options for heating, chilling and serving dinner. This month's menu is bean and ham soup, vegetarian soup, French/Italian bread, salad and dessert. Please sign up at the board in 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 June 21 between 4 and 4:45. Thanks for helping! Questions, contact Mary Resnick: email@example.com
OLQP ANNUAL BACKPACK AND SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
OLQP Religious Education Families are collecting new and gently used backpacks and school supplies for parish and local children, kindergarten through high school. We need: backpacks, pencils, notebooks, rulers, crayons, markers, glue, colored pencils, scissors, highlighters, erasers, pocket folders, notebook paper, etc. We expect to serve over 250 children and really need your help. School supplies can be brought to mass and placed in the box at the back of church, marked “school supplies” on the landing of the loft staircase. If you have questions or would like to provide an entire backpack, please contact Pat Vinkenes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 6/16 - OLQP/UJAMAA Scholarship Prayer Breakfast - 9:30 am - Fr. Ray Hall
Wednesday 6/20 - OLQP Refugee Ministry film screening of "Human Flow" - 7 pm - Founders' Room
Friday 6/22 - Faith Vigil for the Children of the Border - 7 pm - Sanctuary
Wednesday 6/27 - Pax Christi film showing and meeting - 7 pm - Ministry Center
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)