Ballina/Boher Local News

November 8, 2018

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  This pilgrimage takes place from June 16th to  the 21st.  Price €680.  Further details are on the Church Notice Boards.

Trocaire:   Last year our parish collected €17,500 for Trocaire.  Please be generous and return your Trocaire box/envelope to the church.  Please do not leave sums of money in the church when it is unattended.

Ar Shli na Firinne:   We remember in our prayers the soul of Denis Minchin, Garrynatineal: Patsy Healy, Derrycastle and Betty Hayes, Killaloe who died recently.  May they rest in peace.

First Holy Communion:   Next Sunday is the first of three First Holy Communion Days in our Parish.  Half of the children in Ballina Primary School will receive next Sunday at 1pm and the second half on Sunday, May 29th at 1pm.  The children of Boher Primary School will receive on June 12th, at 10.30am.

Friday Chruch Services in Ballina:   After 10am Mass, the Blessed Sacrament is exposed until 5pm.  Prayer of the Church and Benediction at 1.05pm.  Why not come along and pray awhile with us?

New Votive Candle Stand:   You may have noticed the new candle stand at St. Anthony’s Statue in  Ballina Church.  This is here on trial, is fully Irish made and is a very clean system.  Candles are 25c.  Any feedback to the Parish Priest please.