Sincere thanks to the Altar Society and Tidy Village Groups for the good work they do in the churches and environs of the villages throughout the year. It all helps to keep our churches and villages tidy and beautiful.
The Parish Pastoral Team met on Wednesday evening. Some events planned for the Autumn include: 1. Cemetery Mass in Ardmayle on Monday evening, 15th August commencing at 6.45pm. It is hoped that some parishioners will walk part of the way in solidarity with our ancestors who walked these roads to attend Sunday Mass. 2. We […]
Archbishop O’Reilly SMA has written a letter to the people of the Archdiocese outlining the reality of the reduction in the number of active priests in the parishes, and the necessary changes this will bring to parish life. See his letter on the notice board.
The rain started just before the ceremony began. Undaunted, and sheltered by the trees, the children took part as Fr Dunne performed the blessing.
Congratulations to Mikie Heffernan, Bown, Dualla, who recently celebrated his hundredth birthday. Go sábhála Dia is Muire thú, a Mhichíl!
Sincere thanks to all who helped in the preparations for the Jubilee on Friday evening. Your spirit of cooperation and generosity are appreciated by all.
Fifth Collection: This collection was taken up last weekend. Traditionally this would be the Priests Summer Collection. It is one of the four collections paid into the Common Fund from which the salaries of priests are paid. If you were away or missed out, you may hand in your envelope at any time. Your generosity […]
New Readers and Collectors: New volunteers are needed in Boherlahan church. There are boards in the church porches and we invite you to please sign your name. We appreciate so much the help we get from all who are involved in the different ministries in the church.
Little Flower NS, Ballytarsna, Under 13 Hurling Team won the Cumann na mBunscol final at Semple Stadium on Tuesday 21st June 2022. This is the first win for the school’s hurling team since 1934 – 88 years ago. 2022 U13 Team Back Row: (L-R) Ms. Catherine Moloney, Leah O’Connell, John O’Dwyer, Darragh Lonergan, Lucy […]
SEEDS OF HOPE When God is in my heart He helps to make me kind, So I can be a seed of hope To all of mankind. When God is in our hearts We are like branches of a tree, Spreading love everywhere Throughout the community. (Jack Maher, 4th class) Seeds of Hope at Ballytarsna […]
Many Christian Churches already enjoy a long history and rich experience of synod. Perhaps the most significant innovation of Pope Francis is the recovery of synodality within the Roman Catholic tradition. In terms of potential for change, this world-wide consultation is on a par with the Second Vatican Council, with the added key dimension of […]
Best Wishes to everyone in the three schools of the parish as they begin summer holidays around now. Well done on all the good work of the school year now ended.
Plenty of photos in the slideshows:
Volunteers willing to sit in the Accord Centre during out of office hours are needed. For further information please phone (0504) 22279.
The Fourth Collection was taken up last weekend. It traditionally was used for the training of priests and the ongoing education of priests. Sincere thanks to those who contributed. If you missed out you may hand in your envelope at any time.
The Parish Pastoral Team met recently. We had a very positive meeting and some very good suggestions were shared as follows: Cemetery Mass in Ardmayle on 15 August. Organise some Faith Walks to the Mass; Mass to celebrate all the children baptized in the parish since our last Mass in June 2019. We are planning […]