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


Full Return to Sunday Mass


Dear Friends … Questionnaire Result Letter

The results … Questionnaire Responses


We are all made in the “image and likeness of God”. Given this clear truth of faith, all abuse, always and everywhere, is wrong. It is a serious Crime.

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Sacrament of Reconciliation

Before Confession

During Confession

After Confession

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Association of Christian Councellor’s

From the Association of Christian Counsellors in response to the distress and suffering of many people during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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NHS Track and Trace

With the development of the Track and Trace, many people have been asking for advice around how this works.

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Phishing Emails

Some information from Essex Police about TV License and HMRC Phishing emails.

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Online Shopping Scams

Latest information from Essex Police about online shopping scams.

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Coronavirus Advise

We have been given instructions, directly from the Bishops’ Conference, about the actions required to be taken during this outbreak of Coronavirus. We hope you understand that we are purely trying to prevent the spreading of this virus.

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Catholic Bishops’ Conference

A Letter from the President and Vice President on behalf of all Bishops of the Conference.

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Perfect Contrition and Sprititual Communion

What to do if you cannot go to Confession or receive Holy Communion Because of the COVID-19 virus.

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It takes a whole village

As I write this I am at home in Springfield with my Mum and Dad and like so many of us, we are not in our normal routines or usual places of work or study.

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