Christ the Servant Parish at Our Lady of Peace Church
My prayer is that as you come to know us here at Christ the Servant, you will experience in our parish and school a welcoming family. We invite you to pray and celebrate with us, sharing in the enthusiasm and passion that comes with bringing the mission and ministry of Jesus to our acre of God’s world that we dedicate to Christ the Servant, Our Blessed Mother, Our Lady of Peace and to Saint Paul the Apostle to the Nations.
Msgr. Lewis F. Gaetano, D.Min.
Administrator and Pastor of Christ the Servant Parish
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What is the Promise of our Catholic Schools for the future learners and leaders of Holy Cross Academy? Our Lady of Peace: It's Time
Cardinal O' Malley, Archbishop Lori to Senate: Oppose Bill That Attacks Religious Freedom Read more
Rebuilding The Bridge: African American Affairs’ 50th Anniversary Initiative
50 Years Ago...50 years ago
…The first episode of the game show Jeopardy
aired and Freedom Summer
brought 1000 activists by bus to Mississippi to help African Americans exercise their rights and duties as citizens. What’s the winning question today? 50 years ago
…The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party formed to challenge the all-white official Democratic party. Its delegates attended the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City NJ, until they were forcibly removed. Is the right to vote secure today? 50 years ago
…Baby boomers enjoyed watching Bewitched
, The Addams Family
, Gilligan’s Island
and The Man from U.N.C.L.E
. On television they also watched police dogs, fire hoses and billy clubs beat back their fellow citizens seeking the right to vote and equal opportunity for employment, housing and education. Which made a bigger impact on your life?
The African American Affairs’ 50th Anniversary Initiative
provides a platform for probing the impact of this historic moment on African American Catholics, the Church and U.S. society today. For a quick look back, view the Catholic News Service video, Equality for All: Catholic Reflections on the Civil Rights Act
More food for thought is available in America Magazine
. See the July 7-14, 2014 issue (Reference Vol. 211 No. 1; Whole No. 5055). Read reflections of African American Catholics on the theme, “Black and Catholic: On Race, Faith and Freedom.”
Share your own reflections on USCCB Facebook
New Leadership at Our Lady of Peace -07/09/2014
Msgr. Lewis Gaetano is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Christine Vince as the new Principal Leader at Our Lady of Peace. Welcome Mrs. Vince! Read more here
$24,000.00 Matching gift Offer to Holy Cross Academy at Our Lady Of Peace School. How Can you Help?
For the Matching Funds Breakdown
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Hand carved from a Sandalwood Tree, a native tree of India's forest region, this is presented to visiting dignitaries.
We welcome in Baptism Clement Zechariah Schafer
Wenzel 50th Anniversary Celebration
We welcome Isabelle Scarletto-Scholl in Baptism on June 22, 2014
Parishioner Arlene Kessler turns 91 Click here to read more
Monsignor Gaetano in Uruguay
First Communion May 4, 2014