Children and adults are welcome to help decorate our parish Christmas tree. Hundreds of ornaments will be used and many hands will be needed.
In appreciation for all who volunteer and/or minister in our partner parishes we are holding an Epiphany Party to which you and one guest are invited. The dinner will be held in the activities center of Saint James Parish on the Solemnity of the Epiphany, Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 5 p.m. The event will include a dinner followed by a game of stinkier bingo, a sing-along, and a 50/50 drawing. Those who will be attending must RSVP to the parish office by December 30, 2019.
Toddlers through 5th grade children are invited to this event in the social hall of Our Lady, Queen of Peace Parish on Friday, December 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event will include ice fishing; Christmas bingo; ornament making; reindeer craft; a visit, photo and sing-along with Santa; pizza, cookies and hot chocolate; and more! The cost is $5 per child with a maximum cost of $10 per family. Registration is necessary by Monday, December 9.
Children of Our Lady, Queen of Peace and Saint James Parishes are welcome to dress as a shepherd or an angel and join us for the Children’s Christmas Eve Mass [combined Masses for our partner parishes] in Saint James Church on Tuesday, December 24, at 4 p.m. The shepherds may bring a walking stick and a stuffed farm animal and the angels may bring a star mounted on a stick. The children will meet in the vestibule at 3:45 p.m.
Parishioners and friends [must be at least 21 years of age] are invited to a day at Rivers Casino on Tuesday, January 21. The motor coach will depart from the Saint James Church parking lot at 9 a.m. and then from Our Lady, Queen of Peace parking lot at 9:15 a.m. We will be at the casino for 5 hours. The cost is $25 per person and includes $30 in free play. To sign-up, contact the parish office by Thursday, January 2.
Bingo will be held in the social hall on Sunday, December 15. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to join us for bingo.
Christmas Mass Schedule
Children’s Christmas Eve Mass
(combined Mass for both parishes)
Tuesday, December 24, 4 p.m.
Saint James Church
Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church
Tuesday, December 24, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, December 25, 11 a.m.
Saint James Church
Tuesday, December 24, 10 p.m.
Wednesday, December 25, 9 a.m.
Partner Parishes of the Diocese of Greensburg --
Staffed by the Benedictine Monks of Saint Vincent Archabbey