Apart from providing useful information about the parish, its groups and the various activities, it is our desire to use this website to share our faith with you, providing resources and links for faith development, both personal and family.
We also want to facilitate piety and prayer and hope you will find the Daily Mass Readings (with commentary) helpful.
Since 2008, priests of the Opus Dei Prelature have been entrusted with the pastoral care of Our Lady Queen of Peace. See Daily Message taken from the writings of St Josemaría, Founder of Opus Dei, which gives some insights into his charism.
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We welcome parishioners and friends who may wish to participate online in our liturgies. They are also recorded and may be viewed afterwards here.
Join us via webcam for the Rosary, Monday – Saturday at 11:25.
Our parish Corpus Christi procession, the first since 2019 due to Covid, took place in glorious weather at 3pm around the grounds of Our Lady Queen of Peace.
More photos here.
While the incidence of Covid-19 has diminished, hand sanitising is recommended and the wearing of masks in the church is discretionary. It is still recommended to maintain some level of social distance from others, so we encourage you to spread out in the church as much as possible.
The Year for Vocation to the Diocesan Priesthood will run from Vocations/Good Shepherd Sunday, 30 April 2023, which also marks the 60th anniversary of the initiation of the annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations, instituted by Saint Pope Paul VI in 1963 during the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council.
The Council for Vocations of the Bishops’ Conference has organised this year to promote vocations to the diocesan priesthood.
You are warmly invited to join with every parish in the diocese in a Novena to the Holy Spirit – a period of prayer, reflection and planning for the renewal of the Church in the Archdiocese of Dublin.
The Novena will take place in the nine days from 21-29 May beginning on the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord, through Pentecost and continuing to the Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church.
Fr Fergus and a number of parishioners participated in the Partnership Pilgrimage to Knock on 29 April, in conjunction with the Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage. It was a wonderful experience. Homily of Archbishop Farrell here.
This Advent we launch our Annual Christmas Appeal for our parish outreach project in Lodwar, Kenya.
Bishop John and Sr Agnes are most grateful for your Christmas gift of education to help these girls break out of the trap of poverty.
Following the Building Hope Gatherings in Parishes, Archbishop Farrell has recently announced new Partnership Pastoral Areas in the Archdiocese.
Our Lady Queen of Peace will be part of a partnership with Donnybrook, Booterstown and Milltown Parishes.
See Archbishop’s video on Partnerships here.
2022 has been very difficult for families coming to Crosscare needing help. For the first time in many years, they have seen a rise in the number of working families struggling with ongoing increases in the cost of living. The demands of Christmas put even more pressure on people already finding it hard to make ends meet.
Our Partnership Partnership “Laudato Si Care of Creation Group” have arranged a series of events to celebrate the Season of Creation 2023 (1st September to 4th October).
Applications are now open for the next intake of participants for Pathways. This two-year, one evening a week programme, run by the Dublin Archdiocese, begins in DCU St. Patrick’s Campus, on Thursday 28th September 2023 (7pm – 9:30 pm). Places are limited so early application is advised. More details here.
“His mercy is from age to age” (Lk. 1:50) is the theme chosen by the Holy Father for the III World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.
The National Grandparents’ Pilgrimage will take place in Knock on Sunday, 23 July. All are welcome for this wonderful celebration of family and faith through the generations.
Parishioners at the 12 noon Mass on Sunday 25 June were very happy to witness the First Holy Communion of Orran Nair.
Fr Donncha Ó hAodha was the principal celebrant at the Solemn Mass in honour of St Josemaría on Saturday, 17 June at 12 noon.
It was a beautiful celebration, attended by a large congregation of all ages. Afterwards people enjoyed refresments in the church grounds, facilitated by the sunny afternoon that followed a damp morning.
See Fr Donncha’s homily here.