Our Lady, Queen of Peace

SUNDAY MASS SCHEDULE
Vigil - 6:00 PM
Sunday - 11:00 AM

HOLY DAY MASS SCHEDULE
Vigil – 7:00 PM -Day of –
9:00 AM and 12:00 Noon

LIFE TEEN MASS
5:00 PM Every 4th Sunday of
the month hosted at St. James

OFFICE INFORMATION
Office hours: Mon., Wed. & Thurs. - 10:00 AM –
2:00 PM

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday...12:00 noon or anytime by appointment

E-Mail:
Rev. John Euker
Rev. Michael J. Sciberras
Scott Lieb, Youth Ministry

Our Lady, Queen of Peace
Phone: (724) 567-7603

Fax: (724) 568-3365
Hall: (724) 568-1313
Church: (724) 568-9923
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The Precious Blood of Jesus

The month of July is dedicated to The Precious Blood of Jesus. The entire month falls within the liturgical season of Ordinary Time, which is represented by the liturgical color green. This symbol of hope is the color of the sprouting seed and arouses in the faithful the hope of reaping the eternal harvest of heaven, especially the hope of a glorious resurrection. It is used in the offices and Masses of Ordinary Time. The last portion of the liturgical year represents the time of our pilgrimage to heaven during which we hope for reward.

July is usually hot and a time for relaxing. It is also the time when crops planted in the Spring are maturing and growing. Just as the crops are dependent upon summer rains not only to grow but to survive so our spiritual development is dependent upon our frequenting the sacraments and receiving the Blood of Christ.

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Fr. John Euker                Rev. Michael Sciberras
         Fr.John Euker            Fr.Michael Sciberras   

     Administrator                    Senior Priest Active

For it was from the side of Christ as he slept the sleep of death upon the cross that there came forth 'the wondrous sacrament of the whole Church.' For this reason, the Church celebrates in the liturgy above all the Paschal mystery by which Christ accomplished the work of our salvation.

It is this mystery of Christ that the Church proclaims and celebrates in her liturgy so that the faithful may live from it and bear witness to it in the world:

For it is in the liturgy, especially in the divine sacrifice of the Eucharist, that "the work of our redemption is accomplished," and it is through the liturgy especially that the faithful are enabled to express in their lives and manifest to others the mystery of Christ and the real nature of the true Church.