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Parish Statistics for 2015

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Baptisms: Balla 22        Belcarra 15

 

Marriages: Balla 10       Belcarra 8

 

Funerals: Balla 22         Belcarra 10

Look back over Christmas in Balla 2016

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These photographs of St Cronan’s, Balla at Christmas 2015 are courtesy of Kathy Lyons photography.  

 

Aren’t we blessed to have this view?

Nollaig na mBan 2016

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Read more about Nollaig na mBan here

Powerpoint courtesy of Damian at seomraranga.com

John Paul II Awards 2015

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Presentation of John Paul 2 Merit Awards, Basilica, Knock, Thurs
Balla Secondary School

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Congratulations to the students from Balla Secondary School who were worthy recipients of the 2015 John Paul II Awards in the basilica in Knock on Thursday night last.

Congratulations to the students,

Ms Marceline McHugh and Fr Denis. 

Read further information on their work and that of other yourg people in the diocese by reading the article on the Diocesan web site here

Holy Well Articles

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These articles were kindly given to us by Brian Hoban.  

See Brian’s facebook page here

The Blessed Well March 2015

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Photos taken before restoration work begins

March 2015

 

Blessed Well Restoration

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Parish Statistics for 2014

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The following information

may be of interest

to people in our parish community

and elsewhere!

PARISH STATISTICS – 2014

                                             Balla          Belcarra

Baptisms                              28               19

Marriages                             6                 4

Funerals                               22               11

First Communion             20              22

Confirmation                      38              34

John Paul II Awards

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John Paul Merit Awards 2015
John Paul Merit Awards 2015
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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.

Congratulations to all involved on this great achievement!

Read more about the John Paul Awards here