Nativity of Mary & Placing of Petitions into Her Heart

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You and your loved ones are cordially invited to join us for the Annual Placing of Prayer Petitions into the Heart of Mary outside at the Shrine on Sunday, September 8th after the 12pm Sunday Mass. There will be a birthday cake reception following.

To participate, please fill out the following form with your prayer petitions, thanksgiving, and/or names for loved ones. You may also include an additional 8.5″ x 11″ page of petitions (one-sided, unstapled, unfolded, and untaped preferred). Please return this to the parish office via collection basket, mail, or in person. Your tax-deductible donations will be utilized by the parish to maintain the Shrine.

Please write your petitions on the back of the form!

Petition Form Submission Deadline: Friday, September 6th, 2019

Book Launch of Our Lady’s Way: The Story of Our Lady of Peace Church and Shrine

“I didn’t have anything but a prayer,” remembered Fr. John Sweeny.

Our Lady’s Way is the remarkable story of the priests and people who turned a futureless church into a mecca of faith and conversion with a simple hope for the future, zeal for souls, and unwavering love for Christ and His Mother.


All are invited invited to our book launch event on Friday, July 12th at 6pm, featuring dinner & a talk by the author.

Our Lady of Peace Church & Shrine
Msgr. John Sweeny Family Learning Center
2800 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Paperback with black & white pictures: $20, not including tax
Paperback with color pictures: $55, not including tax

For more information, please call our parish office: (408) 988-4585.

“For anyone interested in the amazing story of Fr. John Sweeny and the parish and shrine of Our Lady of Peace, this book tells it beautifully with testimonies from ‘a cloud of witnesses’.”

Fr. Joseph Fessio, S.J.
Founder and Editor, Ignatius Press