"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.
PALM SUNDAY, HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SUNDAY
Click here to find out all of the activities and services for 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.
SPRING 2019 ADVOCATE
The Spring 2019 issue of The Advocate is now available online with articles about Fr. Martin Vu, parishioners Adele Crump and Nick Kuhn, and Pere Frantz Aime, the new pastor of our sister parish in Medor, Haiti, among others.
CELEBRATE THE FEAST OF ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER
Come hungry to the Labor Team's huge annual potluck celebration of May Day and the Feast of St Joseph the Worker on Sunday, April 28th in Fr Ray Hall at 7:15 pm! Our speaker will be Virginia Diamond, NoVA Labor President, discussing the impact of Amazon HQ2 on income inequality and how we can stand with local workers and unions in our community. Email Laura at HTLaura1@gmail.com with questions or to join the team!
OLQP GARDEN - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
"Isidore's Garden" grows fresh produce for the weekly OLQP food pantry. Volunteers choose two weeks in the summer to water, weed, and harvest for the food pantry distribution. It requires about 5-6 hours per week. We also start the garden together as a committee in late April. If interested, please contact Brian Kane, firstname.lastname@example.org
OLQP FOOD PANTRY NEEDS
Consider volunteering once per month on the third Thursday of each month. The next one is on Thursday, April 25, from 8 am until 11:15 am in Fr Ray Hall. For more information, contact Sally Diaz-Wells: email@example.com or 703-979-5580. Also, please donate your plastic and brown paper bags to the Food Pantry to help volunteers package our foods.
CARPENTER'S SHELTER DINNER - APRIL 18
Our menu this month is fried or baked chicken, pasta salad, green beans, salad, fruit and lemonade. Contributions can be brought to the Parish Office kitchen Mon - Fri between 8:30-4:30 labeled "Carpenter’s Shelter" and placed in refrigerator, freezer, or counter. If delivering on the day of dinner, bring to Father Ray Hall between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. If bringing food directly to Carpenter’s Shelter, label clearly “OLQP, Dinner, Thursday April 18”. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up or access google
doc, or call, 703-462-4841.
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 4/14 - Building Forever Families ministry meeting - 1:15 pm - Fr. Ray Hall
Sunday 4/14- Youth Ministry Parents Meeting - after 6:00 pm Mass - Fr. Ray Hall
Sunday 4/28 - Youth Ministry Open House - after 6:00 pm Mass - 1915 Edgewood
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)