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                   Our Annual Padre Pio Novena

                                    Theme: Courage in the Face of Life’s Crosses

                          Monday, February 17th to Tuesday, February 25th 2020
                                               St. Muredach’s Cathedral
Rosary at 7:30pm each night of the Novena, except Saturday (at 7:00pm) and Sunday (at 6:00pm)

Monday, February 17th at 8:00pm
Fr. Vincent Sherlock, PP Kilmovee, Diocese of Achonry
Courage in the Face of Life’s Crosses
Tuesday, February 18th at 8:00pm
Darren Cawley, Aughagower, Co. Mayo, & Organ Donor Recipient
Life Lessons from the Fastest Sick Person in Europe
Wednesday, February 19th at 8:00pm
Mary Trench, Roundfort, Co. Mayo, & Castlebar Cancer Support Group
The Beatitudes: A Vision for Abundant Living
Thursday, February 20th at 8:00pm
Sr. Maud Murphy, Knock, Co. Mayo & Addiction Counsellor
Courage and Hope in the Face of Addictions
Friday, February 21st at 8:00pm
Fr. Daniel Gallagher, CC Oranmore, Diocese of Galway
The Power of Mercy in the Face of Life’s Crosses
Saturday, February 22nd at 7:30pm
Monica Morley, Knock Family Life Centre  / Mid-West Radio
From Loss and Grief to Courage and Hope
Sunday, February 23rd at 6:30pm
Fr. Patrick Peyton, PP Collooney, Diocese of Achonry
Celebration of the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick
Monday, February 24th at 8:00pm
Helen Ralph, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, & (Young) St. Vincent de Paul
Don’t lose Faith ….. Just Yet
Tuesday, February 25th at 8:00pm
Fr. Fergal Cunnane, PP Dunmore, Archdiocese of Tuam
The Inspiration of L’Arche

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Annual Padre Pio Novena takes place in St. Muredach's Cathedral from Monday 17th February to Tuesday 25th February 2020.
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Christmas Confession Times
Confession before the beginning of Masses
14-15th December in St. Patrick’s Church at 8 p.m. (Vigil) & 12 Noon
And the following weekend,
21-22 December in the Cathedral at 7.30 p.m. (Vigil), 8.30 a.m. & 12.30 p.m.
Penance Services
Monday December 16th at 8 p.m. in the Cathedral
Wednesday December 18th at 7 p.m. in St. Patrick’s
Confessions in the Cathedral
Saturday, December 21st  :   11.00 – 1.00 p.m. & 5.30-7.15 p.m.
Tuesday, December 24th   :    11.00-1.00 p.m. & 2.00-4.00 p.m.
Confessions in St. Patrick’s
Saturday, December 21st :     12 Noon – 1.00 p.m., 2.00 - 3.00 p.m. & 7.00 – 7.45 p.m.
Tuesday, December 24th :      12.00 Noon – 1.00 p.m., & 2.00 - 3.00 p.m.
Confessions on Christmas Eve will end promptly at 4 p.m.
To allow the priests to prepare for the Christmas Eve Masses which begin at 6 p.m. Thank you for your co-operation.
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Fr. Liam Reilly will be away on sabbatical (Study) leave from the middle of September until Christmas. Fr. Billy Sheridan, SMA has kindly agreed to come to live at St. Patrick’s Presbytery and be part of the Parish Team for the duration of the Study Leave.
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Annual Solemn Novena to St. Anthony of Padua
Monday 23th September ‐ Tuesday 1st October 2019
St. Patrick’s Church, Ballina
“The fullness of joy is to behold God in everything”
                                                   Julian of Norwich
Monday, 23rd September
7.30pm.                 - Rosary by Children of the Parish
8pm.                      - Novena Mass – Fr. Stephen Farragher- ‘A revolution of tenderness.                               
                                                                                                   Remembering Jean Vanier

Tuesday, 24th September
7.30pm.                 - Rosary by Children of the Parish
8pm.                       - Novena Mass – Olive O’ShaughnessyKeeping faith through cancer’
Wednesday, 25th September
7.30pm.                - Rosary by Children of the Parish
8pm.                     - Novena Mass – Fr. Brian Grogan S.J. Finding God in a leaf. The Mysticism of Laudato Si”
Thursday, 26th September
7.30pm.                - Rosary by Children of the Parish
8pm.                     - Novena Mass – Fr. Brian Grogan S.J.- Pedro Arrupe: Mystic with Open Eyes-
                                                                                               An inspirational life’.

Friday, 27th September
12noon.               - Rosary by Children of the Parish
8pm.                    - Novena Mass – Ms. Vicky Wall, ‘Every Life Counts-
                          “ Liadán is our precious daughter. Her short life taught us all so much about love and family                                                     and about what is important in life”
Saturday, 28th September
7.30pm.              - Rosary by Children of the Parish
8pm.                   - Novena Mass – Most Rev. John Fleming, Bishop of Killala
Sunday, 29th September
10am.                - Children’s Novena Mass ‐
7.30pm.             - Rosary by Children of the Parish
8pm.                  - Novena Mass of Healing ‐ Fr. Brendan McManus and Mr Jim Deeds.
                            Finding God in the Mess (with Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick)
Monday, 30th September
7.30pm.             - Rosary by Children of the Parish
8pm.                  - Novena Mass ‐ Mr. Jim Deeds ‘Deeper into the mess, praying through tough times’
Tuesday, 1st October
7.30pm.             - Rosary by Children of the Parish
8pm.                 ‐ Closing Novena Mass ‐ Fr. Aidan O’Boyle (Blessing with Relic)

Sacrament of Penance
Confessions every evening between 7pm & 8pm
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New Parish Priest: Fr. Aidan O’Boyle takes up his appointment as Parish Priest of Kilmoremoy (Ballina)  on the weekend of September 7-8.  Fr. Aidan was born in Castlebar . His parents were John O’Boyle and Kitty Galvin.  He was educated in Ardagh NS; St. Muredach’s College; Maynooth College; the Gregorian University Rome; and Loyala University Chicago.
He was ordained by Bishop Thomas Finnegan in Ardagh Church on June 7, 1992 and was conferred with a Doctorate of Divinity summa cum laude in 2001.
His appointments: 1992-93 Post-graduate studies in theology, Maynooth College; 1993-95: Lecturer in philosophy and theology, Carlow College; 1995-1997: Post-graduate studies in theology, Gregorian University , Rome; 1997-2008: Executive Secretary, Irish Bishops’ Conference, Maynooth; 2009-2011: Graduate Studies in Pastoral Counselling (M.A.) at Loyola University, Chicago; 2011-2013 : Curate in Crossmolina; 2013 to the present, Associate Pastor  and then Administrator of St. Mary of the Woods Parish (Edgebrook)), Archdiocese of Chicago.
We welcome him to Ballina and wish him every blessing in his ministry.

mass times

  St.Muredach's Cathedral :
Mon - Fri: 8 am
Mon - Sat: 10 am
Saturday Vigil: 7.30pm
Sunday: 8.30am, 11 am
and 12.30 pm

St. Patrick's Church:
Mon: 7.30 pm
Tues - Sat: 9.30 am
Saturday Vigil:8pm
Sunday: 10am, and 12 noon

Children's Mass

Children's Mass every
Sunday at 10am in
St. Patrick's Church.
All welcome !


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