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Pastor's Corner: From the Desk of Fr. Dennis Schmidt...      

Dear Friends in Christ,


Welcome!  Our Lady Queen of Peace (OLQP) is a parish that serves the local community of House Springs and we have a thriving parish family of over 800 households.  We are here as a place to worship, to help you grow in your faith, get to know others, and make a difference. 


If you are sick and homebound, please call the parish to inform the priest concerning any sick or aged member who will not be able to attend weekend Masses, so that we can add their name on our Communion calls list. 

A little prayer
Help me to live my life in a way that glorifies you, Lord. Give me the strength to be a blessing in someone else's life today, and grant me the opportunity to lead others into the freedom that can be found in knowing Christ.


God Bless,
Fr. Dennis


Please continue to pray for Pastor Dennis Schmidt as he works through his medical problems.  In his absence, we have been working closely with the St. Louis Archdiocese to cover the masses and other upcoming events.

Our daily masses Monday through Friday at 8:00 a.m. will be a Communion Service lead by OLQP Deacons. There are other masses at neighboring churches that are available for those preferring a mass. Check out their mass schedules on their websites:

StJohn the Beloved Disciple (SJBD) Catholic Church  Imperial
Most Sacred Heart Parish Eureka
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church* High Ridge
St. Bridget of Kildare     Pacific
Good Shepherd Catholic Church Hillsboro
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Luebbering
St. James Church  Catawiss

Our Lady Queen of Peace weekend masses will continue to be at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Sundays.  We are very fortunate to have priests that can cover for Fr. Dennis. Parishioners who receive OLQP emails will be notified if a scheduled priest unexpectedly is not able to celebrate a mass due to an illness, etc. so that you will be able to attend a neighboring Catholic church.

Confessions will continue to be on Saturdays 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at our church.  Confession times in the Jefferson County Deanery year-around are as follows: 


5:00-6:30 p.m.        

St. David in Arnold


5:00-6:00 p.m.             

St. John the Beloved in Imperial


5:00-6:00 p.m.               

St. John the Beloved in Imperial


 5:30-7:00 p.m.       

St Joseph's Catholic Church


after 8 a.m. Mass till 9 a.m. 

St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church (no website: call (636) 337-2212)

Check mass and confession schedules at surrounding parishes. 

OLQP YouTube Channel.

Streaming of our Masses and other Devotionals here.

Check out our YouTube Channel where we will be posting our Saturday 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. mass.  We will also be streaming our daily 8:00 a.m. mass and other devotionals. There is a link on the right side of the page next to our parish Facebook button. There is another link at the bottom of this post.

Remember to click "Subscribe" once you get to our YouTube Channel.

Click here for the OLQP Youtube Channel


Do you have experience planning parties, corporate events or fundraisers? The OLQP Gala Planning Committee is looking for volunteers to help plan next year’s dinner and auction. The committee meets on the first Tuesday of the month to plan and discuss details such as - the caterer, decorations, invitations, marketing, auction items, potential sponsors, raffle ideas, entertainment, etc.  If you have questions, suggestions, or ideas, please email them to auction@olqpmo.org. *No party planning experience is required to join this committee.

Liturgical Ministers needed for the holidays!

Eucharistic Ministers, Proclaimers, Ushers, and servers are needed! It is a privilege to serve. Please prayerfully consider joining one of these ministries.Contact the Parish Office at 636-671-0247. 

Preschool Registration 

Come Join Our Star-Studded Group of Little Learners!

Our Lady Queen of Peace Preschool is geared towards preparing our students for kindergarten. We maintain a structured daily routine and focus on the individual academic needs of each child. Our program is offered to students ages 3-5. The child must be fully potty-trained. Tours of the OLQP Preschool are available. If you would like to schedule a date and time please send an email to prek@olqpmo.org. Evening tours are available upon request as well. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.

*Check out our Facebook page: Our Lady Queen of Peace Preschool

Visit the Preschool Website here

Online Giving

Our Lady Queen of Peace has established a means for you to make payments and regular contributions online. The service uses advanced encrypted security features, so that using the service is safe.  You will access this service by following the Online Payments link on the navigation bar. This link will take you to the secure server where you can set up your account.  With your account, you can specify regular deductions from your bank account or charges to your credit card, or you can log on to make individual payments and  contributions.  You can change your payment options or cancel use of the service at any time. There is no cost to you for this service.  If you have any questions, please contact Jan Schultheiss, Parish Bookkeeper, in the parish office (W-F 8am-5pm).

OLQP Cemeteries

To access interment records, make modifications, and/or locate sites, please click here.

To inquire about purchasing a plot for either of our cemeteries (House Springs or Byrnesville), please contact the parish office at 636-671-3062.

Byrnesville Cemetery
(Formerly St. Columbkille)
8701 Byrnesville Road
Cedar Hill, MO 63016

House Springs Cemetery
(Formerly St. Philomena)
4531 Church Road
House Springs, MO 63051



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Saturday: 5pm
Sunday: 8am & 10am
Weekdays: 8am
Confession: Saturdays 4:15 - 4:45pm or by appointment.

Eucharistic Adoration

Wednesdays: following 8:00am Mass - 8:00pm

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St. Vincent De Paul Society: To Submit a request for assistance to SVDP Society, please call (636) 671-3062.

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The Office of Child and Youth Protection

Victims of sexual abuse, in addition to contacting civil authorities, are asked to come forward in order to receive pastoral assistance. Report of abuse may be made to any Pastor or to:

Sandra Price, Executive Director

Office of Child & Youth Protection

Missouri Dept. of Social Service, 

Children's Division
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Missouri Department of

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