"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.
Click here to find out all of the activities and services for Lent 2019.
FULL-TIME DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION WANTED
OLQP is seeking a creative, dynamic Catholic who is skilled at leading youth (3 years - high school) in faith formation: a BS in Theology or related field is required; MA in Theology, Faith Formation, Education, Educational Administration or related field is preferred. Demonstrated competence in theology, catechesis, pastoral ministry and administration; experience with family catechesis or willingness to employ our family-based catechetical model; familiar with sacramental preparation; strong communication skills; ability to multi-task and be self-motivated, detail-orientated, and well-organized; ability to recruit, train and support volunteer catechists; able to supervise and collaborate well with staff; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, social media and technology; fluent in English and Spanish preferred. Detailed position description available upon request. Please apply with cover letter and resume to: Director of Faith Formation Search, Our Lady Queen of Peace, firstname.lastname@example.org
PART-TIME FOUNDATIONS & FAMILY CIRCLES COORDINATOR WANTED
OLQP is seeking a program coordinator for monthly catechesis classes, family Masses, and support for at-home group catechesis program. Ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic skilled in liturgy planning, catechist recruiting and training, and curriculum planning. Requirements include strong verbal and written communication skills, strong computer literacy and excellent work ethic. Detailed position description available upon request. Please apply with cover letter and resume to: Foundations Coordinator Search, Our Lady Queen of Peace, email@example.com.
BARKING TO THE CHOIR - READING AND LENTEN REFLECTION
Please join Dcn. Tony Remedios and his wife Katie, for a shared reading and three conversation-sessions centered on Fr. Greg Boyle's second book, Barking to the Choir -- The Power of Radical Kinship. Katie and Tony will facilitate three meeting sessions, all starting @ 7:30 pm on Mondays -- 3/18 (Chapters 1-3), 3/25 (Chapters 4-7), and 4/1 (Chapters 8-10). Please come to each session having read (or listened to) those chapters. RSVP, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
LENTEN REFLECTION OPPORTUNITY -- MOVIE WITH A MESSAGE
Parishioners are invited to join us on Saturday evenings at 7 pm to view some films, that will stir your conscience and challenge you to do and be more. Free to all, but first 2 films are not appropriate for students under 13. After film facts and discussion starters will be led by the high school girls. The movies will be viewed in the parish hall nursery:
* March 23 - “Period. Not the end of a Sentence.” (women, sexism, and
* March 30 - “The Hate U Give” (challenging racism)
* April 6 - “Wonder” (discrimination)
MATT 25 NEEDS DONATIONS
Thinking of spring cleaning this weekend or anytime soon? We’d be grateful for your seasonal gently used clothing and small household items. We also accept children’s book but have very limited space so no computer/office equipment or large items. Thanks so much for sharing what you cannot use. Questions, contact Meade Jones Hanna: email@example.com
OLQP IN THE MEDIA
The story of our parish "Going Green" and our solar panels have attracted recent news stories. See "Arlington parish harnesses sun, wind for renewable energy" Arlington Catholic Herald, Mar.12 (Mar. 14 p.7 in print edition); "Nauck Church Looks to Cut Back on Emissions with Large Cross Shaped Solar Panels", March 6, Arlington Now, and "Changes in State Law Pave the Way for More Solar Jobs", WVTF, VA Public Radio and NBC Telemundo in Spanish. Check them out!
PARISH FINANCE COUNCIL
Fr. Tim is now seeking new members for the Finance Council for two- and three-year terms, renewable for a total of nine year appointments, beginning in June 2019. Members are to be appointed by Fr. Tim based on skills or expertise in the following areas: management, finance, accounting, law, fundraising, or related fields. The Finance Council meets five times a year to advise the pastor in financial and temporal areas. Please send your resume or letter of interest by March 25th, to the current Chair, Marta Campos, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARISH RETREAT - APRIL 12-14
Each year the men and women of the parish go on retreat at Loyola on the Potomac, a Jesuit retreat house in Faulkner, MD. It is a silent weekend, based on the teachings of St. Ignatius, and includes generous amounts of time for prayer and personal reflection. It is open to anyone who desires to grow in their relationship with God through prayer. It begins with dinner on Friday evening, April 12th, and concludes with lunch on Sunday, April 14th. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Thea Barron, 703-354-0580 or email@example.com. A deposit of $115 and a registration form are required to secure your room. The fee is $245 ($195 for first time retreatants and/or young adults up to age 30). To reserve on online: http://www.loyolaonthepotomac.com
Sunday 3/24 - Young Adult Potluck - 7:15 pm - Founders Room
Monday 4/1 - Minkisi Ministry prayer session - 7:15 pm - Discussion Room/Parish
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)