Lent in Balally 2022
Ash Wednesday 2nd March
10.00am Mass & distribution of ashes.
7.00pm: lay led ceremony with distribution of ashes
Thursday (beginning 3rd March)
9.30am: Monastic Morning Prayer
Tuesday (beginning 8th March)
10.00am: Morning Prayer
After 10.00am Mass: Miraculous Medal.
After 10.00am Mass: Stations of the Cross
Monday 7th March
9.00am: Father Jim talks live from Church to world
community of Christian Meditation.
Tuesday 15th March
7.00pm: Lane Lenten Lecture by President
Wednesday 30th March
7.00pm: Meet a Monk with Abbot Christopher Dillon
Saturday 2nd April
11.00am Walk with Charlie Bird from
Church to Ballawley Park.
Thursday March 24th—31st
7.30pm Synod Meetings.
Lenten Book: The book of St Bridgid by Colm Kean & Una O’ Hagan
This will be blessed and distributed 5th /6th March by Father Dermot & Father Jim.
In his rule for Monks, St Benedict asks the Abbot to choose a book which the monks could read privately and in full during the Lenten season. We did this each year in Mepkin. When I told Father Dermot about this he agreed it would be a lovely idea for the parish so, we selected a lovely book, The Book of St Brigid by Colm Keane and Una O’ Hagan. If you would like to order it you can do so this weekend at Mass. If you are following from home, you can order your copy through the Parish Office. Father Dermot and Father Jim will bless the books and distribute them on the 1st Sunday of Lent. St Brigid is very topical. A monk, abess, leader, healer. This could be something beautiful to do together in Lent