"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.
THANKSGIVING DAY MASS
On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22nd, Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m.
THANKSGIVING FOOD BASKETS
Thanksgiving food baskets can be dropped off on Saturday, November 17 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 18 from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. in the Ministry Center Founder’s room. There will be volunteers to take your food baskets from both exits of Father Ray hall before and after church. If you would like to volunteer or have any questions, please contact Sally Diaz-Wells: firstname.lastname@example.org
PARISH ADVISORY BOARD ELECTIONS
"Meet the candidates" next weekend (November 24-25) — a bulletin insert will be available with candidate photos and a brief biography, both a hard copy in the bulletin and an electronic version on the parish website. For voting, we will offer an online ballot in addition to paper ballots at all masses. The online ballot will be open from November 24th, 5 pm through December 2nd, 7:30 pm; paper ballots will be available the weekend of Dec 1-2. Check this spot on November 24th for links to candidate profiles and online ballot. Paper absentee ballots will be available the weekend of November 25th. Parishioners are encouraged to utilize only one voting option of their choosing - all online and paper materials will be available in English and Spanish. Please contact PAB Chair Jennifer Vigario with any questions: email@example.com
YOUTH LEADERSHIP SEMINAR
We invite the youth of the parish to participate in a Leadership Seminar that will take place every Friday from November 16th to December 7th from 6 to 8 pm in the parish. Come and find your leadership style, meet young community leaders and make new friends, you will receive a certificate of participation. Refreshments will be served. Contact: Carmen Rios at firstname.lastname@example.org
LISTENING SESSION - FRIDAY NOVEMBER 30
Join with us for an opportunity to share some of your feelings regarding the abuse crisis within the Catholic Church. We will gather in Fr. Ray Hall Church for light food/drink, an hour of moderated listening and end with a prayer service, Friday, November 30, beginning at 7 pm (Social 7 pm, Listening Session 7:30 pm, Prayer Service 8:45 pm). Please consider attending and please RSVP by clicking here.
COMFORT CASES FOR TEENS AGING OUT OF FOSTER CARE
On November 18, the Building Forever Families Ministry will be collecting items for children aging out of the foster care system in Arlington and Comfort Cases between the 9:30 am and 1:00 pm Masses and at the 6:00 pm Mass.
SCARVES FOR THE HOMELESS WRAPPING DAY
We will be wrapping on Saturday, Dec. 1 beginning at 9:30 am in the Peace Room downstairs in the Ministry Center. Distribution to men, women and children in our community through ASPAN, SEEC and our pantry families will happen before Christmas. Doorways for Women and Families distribution was done a few weeks ago. If you are interested in volunteering or have scarves to drop off, please contact Marilena at:
SHOEBOX WEEKEND - DECEMBER 8-9
On December 8-9, bring an unwrapped shoebox filled with gifts to be distributed to our homeless brothers and sisters at the A-SPAN Christmas Party on December 15, Suggested items include socks, mittens, flashlight, comb, toothbrush, toothpaste, nail clipper, soap, shampoo, lotion, lip balm, note pad and pen, gum, and Christmas candy. We will have our wrapping station helpers working all day. Questions? Ask Ann Felker, email@example.com or Melissa Crawford, firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 11/19 - Gun Violence Prevention Team meeting - 7 pm - Fr. Ray Hall, Classroom 3/nursery
Sunday 11/25 - Young Adult Potluck - 7:15 pm - Founders Room
Friday 11/30 - Cursillo Gathering - 6:30 pm - Founders Room
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)