Celebration – Invitation

Fr Andrew O’Sullivan will be 20 years ordained on Thursday 4th June. To mark this very special occasion, you are invited to Mass at 7.30pm in St. Mary’s Church on Thursday 4th June. Please join us for this special occasion and for some light refreshments.              

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Meals on Wheels

Could you spare a few hours each month to collect and deliver meals? We urgently need some drivers for the Balally area. Full training will be given. Contact Anne 087 9221690 or Sandyford Parish office.        

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Thursday Evening Prayer

With the approach of summer many of our young adults are gearing-up for their Certificate Examinations. Accordingly, on Thursday next a lay-led service of evening prayer will be held in this church at 7.30pm. The Service will be directed towards the students, their families and their friends. All are welcome.

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E-Newsletter Subscribe

Please subscribe to our parish newsletter and join the 239+ people that are already receiving our news by email service. The ‘Subscribe To E-Newsletter’ at the foot of the page is now operational and will perform automatic subscription when you enter your name and e-mail address. You will simply need to confirm your subscription by...

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The Parish Party

  The Parish Party Friday 12th June – 8.00 pm. Come and join us The people of Balally Parish and the wider community are invited to an evening of Celebration in the Parish Pastoral Centre Refreshments: (tea/coffee/minerals/ finger food and wine!) along with music and other entertainment are being organised. This “Gathering” has been made...

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God’s Creation: Our Responsibility

June 1st is the beginning of World Environment Week. To mark the week, the Parish Environment Group will invite you at the end of Mass on May 31st to take home a summer flowering bulb as a reminder of our beautiful environment and our need to nurture and cherish it.

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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin Pastoral Reflection

Pastoral reflections on the Marriage Referendum for use at Masses on 16th and 17th May, Feast of the Ascension of the Lord.  —- DIARMUID MARTINArchbishop of Dublin,     15th May 2015 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I write on the subject of marriage and the family in the light of the upcoming referendum....

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Building Resilience in Young People

Talk: Building Resilience in Young People by Prof. Pat Dolan, Director UNESCO was held on 25th May. If you missed the event and would like a copy of the slides, please contact office@sandyfordparish.org

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Communion – Communication – Community

In order to continue our efforts to be in contact with the members of the community of Balally; we would invite you to leave us your email address so as we can send you the weekly bulletin and parish news, and your mobile number so that we can send you webtexts with urgent or important...

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Balally Parish Christmas Reflection (2014)

BALALLY PARISH CHRISTMAS REFLECTION   (December 2014)Fr. Dermot A. Lane Christmas means different things to different people. For some, it is a gathering-in of the scattered family; for others, it is a sad and lonely time because of the loss of a loved one. For most people, Christmas is a time for looking back over the...

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