Ballina/Boher Weekly News

November 8, 2018

Friday Church 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? 

St. Anne’s Community School:   Opening evening for incoming First Year students in St. Anne’s Community School, Killaloe on Tuesday, October 25th between 5pm and 8pm.

Eucharist Congress Bell:   This Bell will be travelling through our diocese this over the next few weeks arriving in Ballina on Thursday next, October 27th at 1pm. 

November – Month for the Holy Souls:   Envelopes are available at the exit points of our churches for you list of deceased relatives and friends whom you wish to pray for and have prayed for in our parish during next month.

Sympathy:  Ballina GAA  club would like to sympathise with the Cosgrove family,  Boher on the death of Mattie Cosgrove who had a lifetime association with the club.   Having played as a juvenile, he became a selector during the eighties and ninties at all levels with the Juvenile club.   He was also a selector with our Junior Footballers  who captured the County Final in 2002. He was Treasurer of the Juvenile club between 1993-1997, a post he served with great diligence. Ar dheis de go raibh a anam dilis. 

 Tidy Towns:   Tidy Town’s adjudicators Reports which was recently published gave special mention to the Ballina GAA entrance.   Improvement works carried out here helped in the 9 point increase for Ballina since the 2010 competition.  Thanks to our FAS workers who help keep the site in pristine condition and ecco friendly.