Balally Parish Book of Condolences for Manchester Tragedy
To: Bishop John Arnold, Catholic Community of Manchester Dear Bishop John, With this book of condolences the Parish of Balally,Dublin wishes to make itself present to all those who have lost loved ones, lost limbs or lost faith after the murderous attack of the 22nd of May. Signing a book seems a paltry response to...
Balally Parish Choir + Leinster Orchestra Concert: Sunday 28th May 2017
A simple photograph of the beautiful concert held at our church on Sunday 28th May 2017.
Saint of the Day: Saint Joan of Arc (January 6, 1412 – May 30, 1431)
Saint Joan of Arc’s Story Burned at the stake as a heretic after a politically-motivated trial, Joan was beatified in 1909 and canonized...
From Fr. Peter’s Desk: 30th May, 2017
Sunday was our Parish feast day, the day of the Ascension. The Parish was named of the Ascension by the Archbishop of Dublin when the parish was founded in 1977 and the Church dedicated in 1982. This means that the Parish should always celebrate this feast day in a *special* way. We did it this...
50th Jubilee Mass for Fr Lane – Bring a Flower/Leaf
50th Jubilee Mass for Fr Lane – Friday, 9th June 2017 at 7.00pm here in the Church. You are all invited to bring to the Mass a flower or a leaf from your garden to be included in the liturgy.
From Fr. Peter’s Desk: 27th May, 2017
It was *hectic*, it was *beautiful *it was *prayerful*. This year’s first Holy Communions from Queen of Angels, St. Olaf’s and Educate Together were *magnificent*. All the work of the teachers, SNA’s, and school staff, the Do This in Memory team, Choirs, the Altar Society, the Flower Power team and many others came together to...
Parish Newsletter: 28th May, 2017
Pope Francis Helps Restore ‘tradition’ Of Home Blessing
Pope Francis surprised several Roman families on May 20th, 2017, when he showed up to bless their homes for the Easter season! What would you do if the Pope showed up at your front door unexpectedly?! Click here to watch the video report. Here’s the main prayer said during a Home Blessing; When Christ took...
Parish Newsletter: 21st May, 2017
From Fr. Peter’s Desk: 16th May, 2017
You will have noticed a lot of comings and goings this week in the Parish. Four schools with choirs have been rehearsing for the first Holy Communions. New art work is appearing daily on the walls of the Church telling us something about the boys and girls who will receive their first Eucharist and *grow...