"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.
OLQP ANNUAL BACKPACK AND SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
OLQP Religious Education families are collecting new backpacks and school supplies for parish and local children, kindergarten through high school. If you can make a donation, we need backpacks, pencils, pens, notebooks, rulers, crayons, markers, glue, colored pencils, scissors, highlighters, erasers, pocket folders, notebook paper, etc. (Please note, we do not need 3-ring binders.) We expect to serve over 300 children and really need your help. School supplies can be brought to Mass and or placed in boxes marked "backpacks" in either the church or Father Ray Hall. If you have questions or would like to provide an entire backpack, please contact Pat Vinkenes: email@example.com
CHILDREN'S FAITH FORMATION REGISTRATION
We are happy to announce that registration for the 2019-2020 Faith Formation program will begin August 11th. Information and registration forms will be available after the 9:30 am, 11:15 am, 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm Masses. Online register will also be available, and on some select Sundays you will be able to register at the Faith Formation Office. Please watch the bulletin for details. Additionally, we will offer an information session on Wednesday, August 14th at 7:00 pm in Founders Room. Come and learn more about our programming: Family Circles, Foundations, First Communion, Confirmation and Children’s Liturgy of the Word. Please contact Alex Hernandez, firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions.
The 11:15 Choir invites new members who sing or play an instrument to come join a loving, lively musical community. Practices are Tuesdays at 7:30 pm and Sunday mornings at 10:10 am. Come stop in at a practice or speak with one of us after Mass. You are also welcome to contact any of the following Leaders: Mike Hanna (HannaKM@bv.com), Tom Leckey (email@example.com), Katie McNerney (firstname.lastname@example.org) or (member) Carey Gauzens (soprano) email@example.com.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - CARE OF ALTAR LINENS
Fr. Tim is seeking a couple of people to assist in the care of altar linens. The commitment is occasional and as needed when our sacristans Jack Brunson and Gail Evans are not available. Advance notice is given. Training and directions on the care of linens will be provided. Task: take soiled linens home after Mass on the weekend and bring them back laundered and folded by the following Wednesday (evening drop-off can be arranged). If you are interested or have questions, please contact Jack Brunson: firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-922-9544
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - FOOD PANTRY
Do you have a large vehicle and are you available to pick up food orders at the Capital Area Food Bank? Please consider volunteering one Monday per month. Training is available during the months of August and September. Please consider helping this vital part of our ministry to those in need. Interested? Contact Sally Diaz-Wells: email@example.com or 703-979-5580
Friday 7/19 - Movie showing "Capernum" about child refugees - 7 pm - Fr. Ray Hall
Wednesday 7/24 - Integrity of Creation seminar on solar panels - 7:30 pm -Founders Room
Sunday 9/15 - Annual Parish Picnic - 1-5 pm - 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)