Our Lady, Queen of Peace

Vigil - 6:00 PM -Sunday -
8:00 AM and 11:00 AM

Vigil – 7:00 PM -Day of –
9:00 AM and 12:00 Noon

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

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

Saturday...12:00 noon or anytime by appointment

Rev. John Euker
Rev. Michael J. Sciberras
Katie Tylinski, Youth Ministry

Our Lady, Queen of Peace
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Immaculate Conception

The month of December is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, which is celebrated on December 8th. The first 24 days of December fall during the liturgical season known as Advent and are represented by the liturgical color purple. The remaining days of December mark the beginning of the Christmas season. The liturgical color changes to white or gold-a symbol of joy, purity and innocence.

The liturgy of Advent focuses on remembering Christ's first coming at Bethlehem which then directs our mind to Christ's Second Coming at the end of time. The readings focus on the people of the Old Testament awaiting the Messiah, John the Baptist, heralding the way for Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary and her maternal preparations.


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.