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

Mass Times

We are still celebrating Mass at the moment.

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

If you intend to come to Saturday evening Mass at 6.00pm or Sunday Mass at 9.00am or 11.00am please call the parish office by Midday Friday and leave your name and telephone number and which Mass you wish to attend to book your place as seating is limited.

If you do not hear back your place has been booked for you, we will only call if a place has not been found for you. Alternatively you can send us an email.

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.


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


If you have time, we would like a quick questionnaire OLQP Questionnaire

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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