Third National Collection for World Meeting of Families 2018
The World Meeting of Families Third National Collection is scheduled to take place in parishes on the weekend of 24-25 February 2018. Dublin, Ireland has the great joy of hosting the 9th World Meeting of Families that will take place in just under seven month’s time from the 21 – 26 August 2018. The sense...
Ash Wednesday Masses and Service, 14th February 2018
Mass Times for Ash Wednesday, 14th February 2018 10:00am 7.30pm Lay-led Service 1:10pm
The WMOF Team Prepare The Lenten Spiritual Fitness 7-Pack
The WMOF team prepare the Lenten Spiritual Fitness 7-Pack
The History of Lent: Fr. William Saunders
Lent is a special time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works in preparation of the celebration of Easter. In the desire to renew the liturgical practices of the Church, *The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy* of Vatican Council II stated, “The two elements which are especially characteristic of Lent — the recalling of baptism...
MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2018
*Dear Brothers and Sisters,* Once again, the Pasch of the Lord draws near! In our preparation for Easter, God in his providence offers us each year the season of Lent as a “sacramental sign of our conversion”. Lent summons us, and enables us, to come back to the Lord wholeheartedly and in every aspect of...
Balally Lenten 7-Pack 2018
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Teen Hope 2018 – A Positive Start !
Our Parish Youth Club, Teen Hope got off to a very positive start on Sunday evening last, 28th January. There was a great buzz around the new Sandyford Pastoral Centre – and young people appeared to enjoy the varied menu offered on the evening – which included pizza, short movie and Christian meditation . We...
Lenten Night Prayer 2018
A sung form of Night Prayer will take place in St Mary’s on the Fridays of Lent @ 8pm. -This short service will be include music, candlelight, silence, scripture, reflection and stillness to end the day. We encourage as many of you as possible to commit to attending for Lent.
Parents Information Night for Teen Hope: Sunday 21st January
Parents Information Night for Teen Hope with details as follows: When : Sunday 21st January, Time : 7- 8pm Where : New Parish Centre at St Mary’s, Sandyford Village Who : 1st and 2nd Years Start date for Teen Hope Youth Club will be Sunday 28th January, 7 – 8.30pm. Contact : email@example.com Or Phone...
BREAKING NEWS …. THE SUGGESTION BOX ……January 2017
Dear parishioners, to date we have received 22 suggestions in the boxes… a new world record (in the category the most suggestions ever received in Balally Parish Suggestion Box). 1. All the suggestions were very relevant and have been read and reviewed at the Parish Pastoral Council. 2. Several of the suggestions have...