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 Christ, the King, Leechburg

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. Michael J. Sciberras
Katie Tylinski, 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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Our Lady, Queen of Peace

August

The month of August is dedicated to The Immaculate Heart of Mary. 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.

August is often considered the transitional month in our seasonal calendar. It is the time of the year we begin to wind down from our summer travels and vacations and prepare for Autumn-back to school, fall festivals, harvest time, etc. The Church in her holy
wisdom has provided a cycle of events in its liturgical year which allow the faithful to celebrate the major feasts in the life of Christ
 and Mary. Most notably, we celebrate the feast of the
Transfiguration on August 6th and the feast of the Assumption on August 15th.


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                                                            Rev. Michael Sciberras
         Fr. Thomas More Sikora           Fr.Michael Sciberras   

                  Pastor                                   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.