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2410, 2022

Annual Cemetery Prayers 2022

Annual Cemetery Prayers 2022: During November we especially remember all our departed relatives and friends. The following are the arrangements for this year's Cemetery prayers: Clounanna – Sunday 6th November at 12.30pm Kilkeedy – Sunday 13th November at 11.00am Patrickswell – Sunday 20th November at 12.30pm Donation Box available in the

2110, 2022

Papal Award – The Benemerenti Medal

Congratulations to our sacristan Pat Gallagher, Ballybrown, who has been awarded the Benemerenti Medal by Pope Francis for outstanding service to the Church.  Our parish priest Fr Michael Cussen presented the Medal to Pat on Sunday 16th October 2022, referring to a special Proclamation prepared for the occasion. Pat has served our parish faithfully as

610, 2022

Parish Office – Temporary Closure

Parish Office Closed Friday 7th & Monday 10th October The Parish Office will be closed tomorrow Friday 7th October and Monday 10th October, reopening Thursday 13th October.  Messages can be left in the letterbox at the main door of Clarina Community Resource Centre or by phone 061 353454 or email to

310, 2022

Ballybrown Senior Choir Resumes

Ballybrown Choir After an absence of almost three years, we are happy to announce that our senior choir will be starting up again in October, with the first meeting/rehearsal to be held on Tuesday evening 11th October 2022 at 8pm.  Newcomers most welcome and further details can be found on the

3009, 2022

Ireland’s Favourite Hymn

🏆   Ireland’s Favourite Hymn – Competition Result 🏆 ‘Lady of Knock’ has been selected at the National Ploughing Championships 2022 as Ireland’s favourite hymn.  It narrowly pipped 'Amazing Grace' garnering 1,264 votes over 1,238 for the runner-up.  Congratulations Dana Rosemary Scallon on giving us a much-loved and enduring song and thank you

1009, 2022

Parish Office Monday 12th September 2022

This coming week the Parish office will  open on Tuesday 13th September instead of Monday 12th September.   If you wish to leave a message please call 061 353454  or alternatively please email and we will contact you when the office re-opens.   (post date 10/09/2022)    

2908, 2022

Season of Creation 2022

Homily marking the beginning of the Season of Creation 2022 - by Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and Catholic Primate of All Ireland "The Season of Creation:  September 01 (World Day of Prayer for Creation) to October 04 (Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi)" From a faith point of

808, 2022

Parish Office

Please note the Parish Office is closed today Monday 8th August and will re-open on Thursday 11th August. If you wish to speak with Fr. Mike, please contact him on 087 127 9015 or landline 061 353711.  You may if  you wish leave a message with the Parish Office at 061 353454 or by email to 

2706, 2022

2022 Cemetery/Graveyard Masses

ANNUAL CEMETERY/GRAVEYARD MASSES 2022 After an absence of almost 3 years we are delighted to see the return of our local Graveyard/Cemetery Masses.  During the month of August we traditionally remember at special outdoor Masses our deceased relatives and friends interred in local graveyards and cemeteries.  The following are this year's

106, 2022

EXAMS 2022

EXAMS 2022 – YES, I CAN! On Saturday evening 4th June in Patrickswell Church at 6.30pm and in Ballybrown Church at 8.00pm Masses, we will especially remember all those taking exams.  A Prayer Card will be available and we will remember at each Mass all taking exams at this time.  If

1605, 2022

Parish Office

The Parish office will be closed from Thursday 19th May to Friday 27th May inclusive.  For Baptism bookings for June and July, please leave a message with the parish office at 061 353454 giving your name, contact details and your preferred date, or alternatively you may email the parish office at

2204, 2022

Easter Message from Fr. Mike Cussen P.P.

EASTER GRATITUDE: A sincere word of thanks and gratitude to so many people in the Parish who were involved in the celebration of the Liturgies of Holy Week and Easter.  Particular thanks go to our Sacristans Pat and Maria and to those who supported them; Co-ordinators of Readers and Eucharistic Ministers;

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