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A Word From Fr Jim: 4th August 2022
A Word From Fr Jim. Fr Dermot brought to my attention a recent homily by Archbishop Francis Duffy of Tuam on Croagh Patrick Sunday. Here is a challenge. Quote: “I [...]
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Holy Week 2022…Thanks from Father Jim
Holy Week is the most wonderful time in the life of the Church. This year it was celebrated wonderfully in Balally. Our new liturgy group coordinated things magnificently ( Sarah, [...]
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Abbot Christopher Visits Balally
It was wonderful to have Abbot Christopher from Glenstal visit us. He gave a very challenging talk about the Rule of St Benedict , blessed our new icons and led [...]
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Praying With The Psalms: Online Course
The Sisters of Sion are running a 6 week online course on Praying with the Psalms beginning in February 2021. They like to invite anyone from Balally who would like [...]
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May Jesus Christ Be Born In You, Today
A King is born. May Jesus Christ be born in you, today and everyday.
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10 Christmas Movies To Watch in 2020: #2 A Christmas Carol
There are multiple retellings of this Christmas story based off of the Charles Dickens classic. Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. These ghosts show him his life, [...]
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Retirement: Jennifer O’Kane (Eccles)
The Usual Suspects Congratulations to the lovely Jennifer (Eccles) O’ Kane on her retirement . Jenny has worked in the Parish for well over 30 years. Parishioners and her many [...]
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Readings and Homily: Friday 3rd July 2020
“My Lord and my God!” – Doubting Thomas By airing his doubts, it helped to clarify the big questions of life. Those who doubt can refine our own faith. Why [...]
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