Our Lady Queen of Peace

Welcome to our church

The Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace Braintree was founded in 1939.It is believed to be the last Church to be opened before the outbreak of the Second World War. Our parish is a vibrant community, with a programme of worship, faith development and many activities.

Address: The Presbytery, The Avenue, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3HY

Telephone No: 01376 326779

Email: braintree@dioceseofbrentwood.org


Apologies but there will be no newsletter this week as a new Parish computer has been ordered and until this arrives we are without access to our documents and systems.

A list of Mass intentions for the coming week will be published over the next couple of days.

Reduced office hours due to Covid restrictions:
Tuesday 9-2 and Friday 9-2

Mass Times

We are still celebrating Mass at the moment.

Saturday Vigil Mass 6.00pm
Sunday Mass 9.00am
Sunday Mass 11.00am

Please book for weekend Masses by emailing braintree@dioceseofbrentwood.org or calling 01376 326779 between 9.00am and 2.00pm on a Tuesday or Friday.

Weekday Masses – no need to book

Weekday Masses are normally held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 9.30am.

Live Streaming for Easter Masses

Maundy Thursday 8pm – Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Good Friday 2pm – Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion

Holy Saturday 7.30pm – Easter Vigil

Liturgy list this week

  • Saturday 10th April 6.00pm Ints Kerry Norton
    (Hannah & Mary)
  • Sunday 11th April 9.00am Ints Bernadette (Maher)
    11.00am Dennis Ahern RIP (Breadman)
  • Monday 12th April No Mass
  • Tuesday 13th April 9.30am Yao Affiba RIP (Kiddle)
  • Wednesday 14th April 9.30am Ints Bridie Williamson & Family
  • Thursday 15th April 9.30am Alan Doleman Rip (Doleman)
  • Friday 16th April 9.30am Mark Digby RIP (A) (Digby)
  • Saturday 17th April 6.00pm Merwyn & Blanche Gomes
    “Golden Wedding Anniversary “(Henriques)
  • Sunday 18th April 9.00am Mary Touhy RIP (Hill)
    11.00am Janintha Smith RIP (Gordon)

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Before Confession

During Confession

After Confession

Sacrament of Reconciliation 2020

Parish Groups

Guild of St Stephen

More to come …

Parish Council

More to come …

Steward of the Gospel

Steward of the Gospel initiative within the Brentwood Diocese. It is to allow parishioners and other interested parties to discuss matters relating to the above process. Historical information will be added which will give background information as to how far our Parish has traveled in this journey in preparing for the future

Choir and Music

More to come …



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