NewsletterRemember you will find

our weekly newsletters from both Balla and Belcarra

under the various months

on the Right Hand side Menu of the site





was held on April 22nd to show appreciation towards all who help out in any way in the parishes, Readers, Ministers of the Eucharist, Collectors, Counters, Church-care workers, Choir members, Envelopes distributors, Parish Council members, Finance committee members, Altar Society members.



The Annual Day of Thanksgiving

for children baptised in the parish over the last year

took place

in Belcarra on Sunday April 10th.

 First CommunionFirst Holy Communion

took place in

St Anne’s Church, Belcarra, May 7th @ 11.30 am

St Cronan’s Church, Balla, May 21st @ 11.30 am


 John Paul II Awards

Archdiocese of Tuam
Archdiocese of Tuam
John Paul Merit Awards 2015
John Paul Merit Awards 2015

Group from Balla Secondary School who received JPII Awards recently.

Pictured with Archbishop Michael Neary, Marceline McHugh,  Mentor

Fr. Denis Carney School Chaplain and Fr. Austin Fergus Mayo Abbey

Read more about the John Paul Awards here

Children from the parish are partaking again this year.


Do this in Memory of Me 2015/16

The children in Second Class in all schools really benefited from this programme this year


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