"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.
MINKISI ANNUAL MINI RETREAT
Have you registered for Minkisi ministry’s 22nd Annual Mini-Retreat, “In Total Praise!”, Nov. 9, Sat., 9 am-3 pm? Be refreshed and renewed in Mass 9:00 am in Church with Fr. Robert Boxie, followed by faith talks with Therese Wilson Favors in Fr. Ray Hall. For a prayer tribute booklet, send names/photos of veterans, current soldiers, dates of service in units in the armed forces. By Nov. 1, send military info &/or retreat registrations to Cecilia Braveboy: email@example.com .
OLQP HAUNTED HOUSE
Join us for a the spooktacular haunted house, Friday October 25th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Ministry Center. In honor of the ASP trip, the theme is Haunted High School! It’s for ages 0-99, so come and join the fun! Volunteers Needed: We need both fun and spooky decorations, haunted house players, decorators & attendants, and Halloween treats. Please contact Becca Grant Jenkins: firstname.lastname@example.org
YOUTH MINISTRY NEWSLETTER
OLQP's Youth and Young Adult Ministry has just put out their first newsletter. Check it out online for the latest events.
DISCIPLESHIP IN ACTION CELEBRATION
As we celebrate Discipleship in Action month, several receptions are being held NEXT WEEKEND as a way to say thank you for all that you do to make our parish community such a great one! Please join us in the courtyard for wine and cheese receptions after both the Saturday and Sunday evening masses, and/or for breakfast in Fr. Ray Hall after the 9:30 am and 11:15 am Sunday morning masses. On Sunday morning, we will also be holding a Ministry Fair in Father Ray Hall. Food, drink and good cheer are complimentary (free). In the event of rain, the courtyard receptions will be moved into Fr. Ray Hall. We invite our 1 pm Spanish speaking community to come early for the Ministry Fair from 12:15 pm - 1 pm. We are asking all parishioners to RSVP here to this invitation so that we can make sure we have enough food and beverages.
So Others May Eat (SOME) is in need of new and gently used socks for the homeless – they take up a collection throughout the month of October and OLQP will participate again this year. There will be a box for donations at the back of church throughout the month of October. Please place your donations in the box. Questions? Contact Sally Diaz-Wells: 703-979-5580 or email@example.com
WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS AND PARENTS TO BE
Join other OLQP parents on Saturday, November 16, from 10 am - 12 pm when we will cover topics that couples should consider when preparing for baby so they stay connected, communicate well and have the support they need. Having a baby is a blessing, but it's also hard work. This workshop will help you feel more confident and prepared for life as parents. To sign up and for questions, contact Angela Usas: 571-215-1773, firstname.lastname@example.org
OLQP 75TH YEAR PHOTO DIRECTORY
Please be part of our 75th anniversary directory by having your portrait taken. For your convenience, all photography and portrait viewing will take place at our church with NO sitting fee. You will have a variety of poses taken. One pose will be selected for the directory. In addition to your complimentary 8x10, you will have the opportunity to purchase additional portraits on the day of your portrait session. Photography sessions start on November 18th and run into December. Please sign up here: https://booknow-lifetouch.appointment-plus.com/b2gxkv9g/ or outside of church after mass. if you have any questions or would like to assist with this effort contact Patrick Julius: email@example.com
Join a group of fellow OLQP parishioners as we explore a different perspective on race and ethnicity through the acclaimed podcast: Seeing White, a 14-part series examining the invisible, unmarked and unnamed systems that prop up racism in our society. This Community Listen and Reflect discussion group, limited to 16 people, will meet alternate Mondays starting November 4, ending June 15, 7:30-9:00 pm. There is a $150 program fee to cover costs associated with this program, which will be led by professional facilitators. Registration is limited to registered, active OLQP parishioners.Please contact Michele Chang at firstname.lastname@example.org to register by October 28. Or you can register online at
Thursday 10/24 - OLQP Gun Violence Prevention Team meeting - 7 pm - Fr. Ray Hall Library
Friday 10/25 - OLQP Haunted House - 7-9 pm - Ministry Center
Sunday 10/27 - Young Adult Potluck - 7:15 pm - Founders Room
Sunday 11/3 - Stephen Ministry program on resilience - 3:30 pm
Friday 11/8 - "Ed Talk" on Racism - 7 pm - Founders Room
Saturday 11/9 - Minkisi Annual Retreat - 9 am-3 pm
Saturday 11/23 - Pie making - 9 am - 12 pm - Fr. Ray Hall
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)