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.
We would appreciate your feedback. God bless you and please visit us often!
Our Lady Queen of Peace WEBCAM
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.
Thank you once again for your engagement with the Easter 2022 initial phase of the Building Hope strategic planning process in the Archdiocese.
Document from Archbishop Farrell summarising your responses to the initial parish Building Hope engagement below. It offers a clear sense of the direction in which we will now travel together.
This new Policy Statement seeks to affirm, strengthen and develop the many years of consultation about the Sacraments of Initiation in the Archdiocese. See letter of Archbishop Farrell.
The Season of Creation is marked throughout the Christian world from 1 September to 4 October (Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi) and celebrates the joy of creation as well as encouraging awareness-raising initiatives to protect the natural environment. The theme for the Season of Creation 2022 is “Listen to the Voice of Creation”.
The Solemn Mass in Our Lady Queen of Peace on Saturday 25 June at 12 noon, in honour of St Josemaría Escrivá, Founder of Opus Dei was very well attended, with lots of families with young children. Homily of Fr Donncha Ó hAodha here.
We’d like to thank all who attended our Building Hope Parish Gathering on Monday, 30 May, in Donnybrook Parish Centre.
Your observations are being collated and will be forwarded to the Archdiocese shortly. We will also make them available to you, our parishioners.
The comments of parishioners at our two Synodal gatherings have been collated by our Animators and sent to the Archdiocese for onward transmission.
We are very grateful to our Animators, Group Leaders and parishioners for organising and participating in this important conversation.
See our Parish Feedback Report here and Diocesan Synthesis here.
Archbishop Farrell has released his Easter 2022 Pastoral Letter ‘Living the Hope of Easter’. Click for text and Video of Archbishop reading the letter.
We are very grateful for your generosity in contributing €1,115 for the collection on Good Friday for the Holy Land, Pro Terra Sancta.
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.