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Saturday Mass

Reconciliation 4pm
Sunday Mass 9, 10:30am
    & 5pm

Monday 7am Mass;
Tuesday 7am Communion Service;
Wednesday 7am Communion Service; and 9am Mass;
Thursday 7am Mass;
Friday 7am Mass;


Totally New Website coming this Weekend!
News and Upcoming Events Update July 23, 2014

Life Teen Peace Core Ignatius Retreat at the Brazos

This past week/weekend the Life Teen Peace Core had a wonderful four day Ignatius Retreat in the Los Brazos. The college Core worked hard at making all the meals and preparing the camp. We had twenty people attend this retreat. We are now in the development stages of planning a college campus ministry and a high school youth group for the weekdays! Please contact Stephanie Allard, the Youth Ministry Director for more info: email

New POP Website coming this Weekend

Coming soon -- An entirely new Prince of Peace Website! The address will be the same:
but the look will be entirely new. Make this your homepage so you can keep up with all the varied activities at Prince of Peace.

Summer Activities

The POP EDGE mid school youth had 32 volunteers to package food at the Roadrunner Food Bank. They managed to pack close to 450 pounds of cereal to be distributed in New Mexico. Thanks to all who helped out. In addition, pray for our thirteen youth who will attend summer youth camp next week as well as those attending the youth conference next weekend.

PoP Pilgrimage to Fatima
October 1-9, 2014

Deacon Steve and Myrna Fraker invite you join them in Fatima, October 1 - 9, 2014.
Pilgrims will experience the profound spirituality of Fatima, the food, culture and fascinating cities along the way. $2799 Roundtrip from Albuquerque, NM. For questions, a brochure or to register contact Deacon Steve at 505-259-1699 or Email.
More detail is available on the attached Flyer .

Timely Tidbits
"The Eucharist is the source and summit of our Faith..." Vatican II

Veterans Healing Retreat
August 16th

A healing retreat for Veterans will be held at the Canossian Spirituality Center on August 16th. Deacon Enrique and Mary will be the Retreat Leaders. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included - $30. See the attached flyer and application for more information. Flyer

Ongoing Adult Classes and Growth
Link to Classes and Growth Page

7:30am Informal Coffee after Mass
7pm Adult Studies- San Antonio Rm [Resume August 4th]
7pm Centering Prayer - Parlor
6:30pm Divine Mercy Cenacle - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays - Library
9:30am Eucharistic Adoration - Chapel
9:30am Women's Bible Study 1 & 2 - RelEd Ctr.
9:30am Coffee & Donuts - Community ctr. 11am Prayer and Praise - RelEd Ctr.
7pm Women's Evening Bible Study RE Rm 8
7pm Adult Studies - Alternate Weeks - See Calendar
7pm Women's Ministry - Library - Resumes Fall
7pm Becoming Catholic [RCIA] Resumes September 11th
7:30am Eucharistic Adoration - Chapel
7:30am Informal Rosary after 7am Service

Contact the PoP Calendar or the facilitator-leader on the Classes and Growth Page to verify Seasonal/Holiday or other schedule changes.
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St. Pius X High Raffle
Sales August 2-3rd

St. Pius X students will be on hand after Masses on August 2 & 3 with $2 raffle tickets for the annual St. Pius X High School Fund Drive. The grand prize is a $25,000 voucher toward the purchase of a new or used vehicle from Quality by DiLorenzo. The drawing will take place on November 1st. Thank you for supporting Catholic education & Albuquerque's only Catholic high school!

Fundraising Dinner for Filipino Housing August 22nd

Deacon Leandro has organized an effort to build more permanent housing for the Filipino villagers affected by last years typhoon using an innovative block building technology. To build the first of the factories that make the special blocks, the parish is hosting a special fundraising dinner on Friday, August 22, 2014 in the Community Room. The dinner will be prepared and served by the owner of the famous Seagull Street restaurant. Cost is $50. All proceeds will go to the project. Tickets available soon.

Christ in the Desert Visit

Father Christian and the Benedictine Monks of the Christ in the Desert Monastery visited POP recently.
They led Vespers Saturday evening preceeded by an evening meal after the 5pm Mass.
They also brought along their Monastery crafts that they use to earn their daily bread. Plan to visit them at their monastery near Abiquiu or at their website. Link

Kevin Sandoval accepted to Seminary

One of our own, Kevin Sandoval, has been accepted to Holy Trinity Seminary in Dallas. He has been a frequent sight here at POP where he often serves as Sacristan both on weekend and daily Masses. Our prayer, congratulations and best wishes go with him on his pilgrim journey.

Vacation Bible School
July 21-25th, 2014

Vacation Bible School for children entering the Pre K through fifth grades will be offered from July 21-25th. This year's theme is "SonTreasure Island". Class times are 8:45 AM until Noon, Monday through Friday. Registration deadline is Friday, July 11th. Contact Bob Shields at 856-7657 ext 120 for information.

Knights of Columbus
Helping Hand Elderly Assistance

Pat Montano of the Knights of Columbus has announced a new program to assist elderly parishioners with their home and yard maintenance. The Program is especially aimed at widows or others who do not have a local family support system. If you need assistance or advice, please contact Pat at 821-1235.

Timely Tidbits
"By this, all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another" John 13:35

Monday Adult Studies

SUMMER ADULT ENRICHMENT We are beginning a new series in our Adult Education class entitled "Inspirations of Faith". Come find out what Mother Teresa and Baseball have in common and how they help us to grow in our faith. We will skip July, and will return to the series on Monday August 4th. Call Kathy for more information 505-907-7255.

Kevin Barkocy
Ordination as Deacon June 21st

Kevin Barkocy has been ordained a Deacon on June 21st at the Basilica in Santa Fe. He assisted at his first Mass as Deacon on Sunday with a general reception following the Mass. Deacon Kevin has been in active ministry particularly with our Youth groups for some time.
Kevin teaches at St. Pius X and his family are vital members of our Religious Education activities! Again, WELCOME KEVIN!
Ordination Webpage
Latest Ordination Photos

Upcoming Event Listing

July 21-25th
Vacation Bible School

August 2-3rd
St. Pius X Raffle Ticket Sales

August 22nd
POP Seagull Street Dinner for Filipino Relief

August 22nd
Casa Angelica Dinner flyer

October 10th
Archdiocese School Fund Dinner

October 23-26th
Women's PoP ACTS Retreat

Outside Events, Pilgrimmages and
contacts with local Catholic Organizations

Parish Mission Statement

Prince of Peace Catholic Community will nurture the spiritual and temporal life of its members by following the teachings of Jesus in His role as the Prince of Peace so all may attain His true peace. Through liturgy and education, the community will empower its members to find and fulfill their missions from Jesus.

"Know Jesus---Know Peace!"

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