Youth

Childcare Facility Expands!

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Re-launching (Mini-Mi’s)
in a new and exciting community centre childcare development
in Balla Community Centre
September 2016.

A purpose built early years centre
which will accommodate 60 children.

Services provided include:

2.5-3 yrs (New ECCE programme)

4-5 yrs (Existing programme)

Afterschool (Junior infants-6th class)

All of the above services are also part of
the community childcare
subvention programme
which may entitle you
to a discount on your fees.

For more information contact Tricia on 087-9535102

Balla Festival 2016

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Great activities arranged for
children and adults

All proceeds go towards the Childcare Development Fund

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

Parish Pastoral Council News

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Pastoral Council 2014/2015

At its recent meeting the Council decided to:-

  • Celebrate the Annual Day of Thanksgiving for those baptised in the parish during last year –  on Sunday April 26th in Belcarra Church. 

  • Have an Appreciation Day for the Sacrament of Marriage on the weekend of September 26th/27th at both Masses.

  • Look at ways of developing more youth involvement in the life of the parish. Our Diocesan Youth Officer Siobhan Bradley attended  the meeting and offered some very positive suggestions.

  • The parish has been invited to submit an article for the next issue of New Dawn (The Diocesan Magazine) about our parish website.

Do This in Memory of Me Masses

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Do This in Memory of Me

Do This in Memory of Me Masses this weekend in

Belcarra and Balla on Saturday and Sunday, March 7th/8th respectively

Core Group meet also.

Please see this week’s newsletter for more details.