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Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church Welcomes You

Serving West Pasco for 100 Years

Parish Mission Statement
Formed by the Word of God, and nourished by the Sacraments, we the servant community of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, blessed by our diversities, are bound in the Spirit by love, to reach out, respect, and embrace all people.

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 10.  Masses will be 

8:00 AM            

10:00 AM

5:30 PM Spanish

7:00 PM

Special Event
Lent 2016

Laudato Si’:  On Care for Our Common Home

This seven week interactive course will focus on reading, understanding and applying the words of Pope Francis’ Encyclical to our lives, as individuals and as members of a parish, school, business and/or society.  It will be offered at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church starting on Tuesday, February 2 in the Msgr.  Foynes Parish Hall from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.  During each class, there will be small group discussions on how we can incorporate the ideas of the encyclical into our daily lives.

The book for the course is Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home, published by Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division (2015).This edition from Our Sunday Visitor has discussion questions which will be used in class.  The book may be purchased directly from the Parish Office at the time of registration. The cost of the book is $12.95

To register for the course and obtain the book, please stop into the parish office.   You may also register by calling the office at 727-849-7521 and then obtain the book at the first class session.  

February 2          Introduction

February 9         Chapter One: What Is Happening to Our Common Home

February 16       Chapter Three:  NO CLASS

February 23       Chapter Two: The Gospel of Creation

March 1             Chapter Three: The Human Roots of the Ecological Crisis

March 8             Chapter Four: Integral Ecology – Human & Social Dimensions

March 16          Chapter Five: Lines of Approach and Action

March 22         Chapter Six: Ecological Education and Spirituality

The course instructor is Mary Palamar, faculty emerita of Nazareth College of Rochester, New York.


Annual Pastoral Appeal 2016
Open the Door To Mercy Video

This year’s assessment for APA 2016 is $111,721.



A Welcome Message from our Pastor

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Jesus Christ, 

We warmly welcome all of you to the first Catholic church in West Pasco County. Together with “Our Blessed Mother” we gather at the Table of her Son, Jesus to get nourished and to proclaim His message of love in words and deeds.

We invite you to be a part of our loving Community being present at our Eucharistic celebrations and other events. Every First Friday at 5.00 p.m. is our Family Dinner Time in the Parish Hall. We gather to know one another and to build up new friendships. This year we started the St. Lorenzo 5 Star Breakfast Buffet.  Dates are published in the bulletin.  You must try it as it is the "best in town".

Please visit this magnificent Church adorned with colorful stained glass entrance doors, windows, Carillon Tower, Stations of the Cross and the Doves of Peace; stay here in solitude to get blessings upon you and your family through the intercession of Our Blessed Mother.

We look forward to seeing you!  May God bless you.

With Love,
Father Sebastian Earthedath, MST, Pastor

Please click below to learn more about our organization and missionary work.


Kindly check the parish blog, "This and That".


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Daily Mass:
8:30 a.m. (Monday-Saturday)
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 a.m.,
12:15 p.m.(Spanish),
5:00 p.m. (English-Teen Mass)


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