Weekly News

What’s the BEST Christmas Present You Can Give, This Year?

This evening, Wednesday 19th December 2018, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be held in St. Mary’s Sandyford at 7.30pm. Priests from both Balally and Sandyford will be in attendance. Fr. John Riccardo tells us about one of the best gifts we can give our family and ourselves for Christmas;

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Christmas 2018: Sacrament Of The Eucharist Times

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A Gift For You: The Immaculate Conception, 8th December 2018

CELEBRATE with us; this evening (Friday) @ 7.30pm, tomorrow (Saturday) @ 10am and 1.10pm The Virgin Mary is given more graces than any creature in history, because she has the most special and unique role, as the hinge of the Incarnation, the woman from whom Jesus Christ takes flesh, the woman who conceives, bears, births,...

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Advent Lectures 2018: Preparing the way through Scripture

The ‘Preparing the way through Scripture’ lecture series, by Séan Goan, continues in Sandyford Pastoral Centre this evening; Wednesday 5th December, 7.30pm, in the Sandyford Pastoral Centre. The aim is to help all Parishioners to understand that the Scriptures are a place of encounter with the Living God where our spiritual selves can be nourished,...

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Prepare The Way: 4th December, 2018

This evening, Fr. Aaron Vinduska will deliver a dynamic talk in St. Mary’s Sandyford @ 8pm, during Holy Hour…This will be an opportunity for us to enter into the meaning of Advent and Christmas. All Are Most Welcome!

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A LETTER FROM THE ‘BALALLY BOY’ IN BERKELEY

A LETTER FROM THE ‘BALALLY BOY’ IN BERKELEY TO THE PEOPLE OF BALALLY. Dermot Lane, 2 December 2018 As you know St.Paul loved to write letters to the churches he left behind him in his journeys. Without pretending to be a St. Paul, I wanted to send you warm greetings from Berkeley, California as we...

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ADVENT 2018 MORNING PRAYER

It’s that time of year again, when the Christmas commercial wave is in full swell! If you are asking yourself ‘what’s it all about anyway?’, you might be drawn to the Advent gatherings in Balally church which take place at 7.00 am in the morning on each weekday of Advent. Starting on Monday 3rd December,...

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Radio Maria Visits Balally Parish, November 2018

Balally Parish was graced with a little visit from a Radio Maria volunteer this week. Here she is with our Fiona. Radio Maria can be heard, live, through your phone by calling 01 4373277 Or if you have a Smartphone, download the “Radio Maria Ireland” app.

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Let Us Not Forget

*This November we have prayed for those who died uselessly in useless wars. This Photo, taken by a Parishioner on Monday, was sent to the Parish with just 4 words. “Let us not forget”. It is accompanied by a little known poem by a Canadian woman : *Marjorie Pickthall (1883-1922). *The sad and tired face...

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Dublin Diocesan Activities November 2018

Miscarriage Association of Ireland will hold its Annual Service of Remembrance on Sunday the 11 November at 3pm in St Teresa’s Church, Donore Avenue, off South Circular Road, Dublin 8. All parents, siblings, grandparents & anyone else affected by the loss of a baby are very welcome to attend, regardless of whether the loss was...

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