All Saint’s Day: 1st November 2017
Don’t forget the real reason why we originally starting celebrating Hallowe’en; All Saints’ Day. Celebrate Mass this evening (Tuesday 31st October 2017), at Balally Church, 7.30pm, to make it a turly special Hallowe’en. And, if you can’t make it tonight, please make the time tomorrow, for our 1.10pm lunchtime Mass. Did you know on the...
Miracles Do Happen, Even Today!
By Courtesy Of Bishop Robert Barron, www.wordonfire.org Friends, yesterday’s Gospel (LUKE 13:10-17) gives us a wonderful story of Jesus performing a miracle, something he still does today. I want to draw your attention to an extraordinary book by Protestant scholar Craig Keener titled *Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts*. The most surprising section of...
Parish Newsletter: 29th October, 2017
BREAKING NEWS >>> WORLD PREMIERE >>>> AT BALALLY PASTORAL CENTRE>>>
The world premiere of the “Quiz and Pizza for Confirmation Families” took place in Balally Parish centre on 20th of October. The place was packed and a team form the Reader’s club also turned out to try their hand. The format invented by the ‘Credim’ team (Matthew, Austin and Carl) was an exciting mixture of...
From Fr. Peter’s Desk, 24th October, 2017:
Again the Parish has to report a lot of activity – Very solemn: the Funeral Team assisted at three funerals this week. – Very joyful: we had our second “Do This in Memory” communion preparation. – Very official: the PPC* assisted community members in filling out Garda vetting forms after Masses on Sunday. – Very...
Parish Newsletter: 22nd October, 2017
St Peter’s and the Papal Basilicas of Rome in 3D: Saturday 28 October 2017
On Saturday 28 October 2017, 3pm, Movies@Dundrum will screen “St Peter’s and the Papal Basilicas of Rome in 3D”. During this 90 minute film, four experts will discuss the basilicas and the works of art contained in them: Antonio Paolucci, director of the Vatican Museums, will guide us through St Peter’s Paolo Portoghesi, internationally renowned architect,...
Did You Hear The One About The New Parish Priest?
THE NEW PARISH PRIEST: – Fr. Peter before the homily : “Can everyone hear me at the back?” – Voice from the back: “Yes, but I wouldn’t mind changing seats with someone who can’t.”
From Fr. Peter’s Desk, 17th October, 2017: "I Love You"
Ophelia tried to steal the limelight but she couldn’t overshadow important events that happened this week in the Parish. On Saturday Bill and Alice Sutherland celebrated their golden jubilee surrounded by family and friends. The Mass was beautiful, finishing with a reflection by Alice and Bill about how the words “I love you” grow in...
Parish Newsletter: 15th October, 2017