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Entries for February 2021

Saturday, February 20, 2021 Begins with Mass at 8:30 am The annual Morning of Reflection will be in the church and livestreamed on Facebook here. The morning begins with Mass at 8:30am and is followed by a reflection led by parishioner Beth Ward, with music by Mary Barringer. We will conclude by 10:30 a.m. We hope you will join us and start your Lenten Journey off with this spiritual event!

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Join us for the Stations of the Cross every Friday during Lent at 6:30 pm in the church. This prayerful meditation is common during Lent on Fridays, in commemoration of Christ’s Crucifixion on Good Friday. What a wonderful way to grow closer to Christ during this season of Lent! 

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Ash Wednesday Mass Times

Posted on February 16, 2021 in: General News

ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 Because of the pandemic, the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday will be different this year.  Instead of the minister placing ashes on each individual forehead, the minister will sprinkle ashes on top of each person’s head, in silence.   Sprinkling ashes on the head is not a common practice in the United States, but it is common in Europe and elsewhere. The primary reason why the Vatican and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has called for the sprinkling of ashes on our head in silence, instead of placing them on our foreheads using the traditional wor...

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It has been a tradition at Mary Queen of Peace to begin our Lenten observance with a special, personal encounter with Jesus. We invite you to join us for 40 HOURS WITH JESUS, a Eucharistic Adoration Event beginning with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 4:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 18th (the day after Ash Wednesday) through Final Benediction at 7:45 on Friday, February 19th. Please bring your Family and spend an hour with Jesus --anytime during those 40 hours-- to place your personal petitions at the feet of Christ. You can stop by anytime or register for an hour by clicking here. 

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February 3 is the feast of the bishop and martyr St. Blaise, the traditional day for the blessing of throats.  Because of the pandemic, the individual blessing of throats with candles is not permitted this year.  The blessing of throats will be given as the final blessing of the Masses on Wednesday, February 3 at 9:15 am (this Mass is not open to the public but can be viewed on facebook.com/mqpwg) and the Masses on the weekend of February 6-7.   

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