Our Lady Queen of Peace Church Coosan to mark milestone anniversary

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Coosan celebrates its 50th anniversary this month

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Coosan celebrates its 50th anniversary this month

To mark its 50th anniversary, Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Coosan will host a number of celebrations as the month of August draws to a close.

The Parish Pastoral Council has extended an invitation to the Coosan community, those within St Mary’s parish and the wider Athlone community to be part of its celebrations for this milestone occasion, the Golden Jubilee of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church Coosan.

Programme of Events

Sunday, August 27

Golden Jubilee and family day mass will be celebrated by Bishop Paul Connell in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church at 12 noon followed by outdoor music and family fun.

Monday, August 28

talk and prayers hosted by Eddie Stones at 7pm. Eddie is based in Emmanuel House of Providence, Clonfert and works to help people experience the healing power of God in spirit, mind and body.

Wednesday, August 30

Mass at 7pm in thanksgiving for the various prayer groups active in the parish now or in the past and for the blessings that come through their prayers.

Thursday, August 31

Mass at 7pm with a special invitation extended to secondary school pupils. Guest speaker for the occasion will be Liam Kidney. Liam spent eight years in the army as a telecommunication technician and eight years working in IT before changing his career to follow his lifelong dream to work as a professional photographer for 14 years. He will explain the journey he made while following his dreams, the lessons learned and how Covid-19 turned it all on its head overnight.

Sunday, September 3

Celebrations will conclude after 12 noon mass with a walk from the Yacht Club to the Commemorative Cross on Ballyglass Hill which will include a short prayer service at the cross.

 

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