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We hope that all parish and community groups will see it as a useful resource for getting information out to people.

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Mass Times

SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Clarecastle

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Sunday: 9am and 12.00pm
Monday – Friday: 10am
Saturday Vigil: 7pm

St. John the Baptist Church, Ballyea

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Sunday: 10.30am


Prayer for Preparation to Study

Lord, I know you are with me and love me.

Give me peace of mind as I prepare for this time of study.

Help me to focus on my books and notes,

keep me from all distractions so that I will make the best use

of this time that is available to me.

Give me insight that I might understand what I am studying ,

and help me to remember it when the time comes.

Above all, I thank you


All Clerics and Religious are Mandated persons.

The Children First Act 2015 places a legal obligation on them, to report child protection concerns to Tusla – Child and Family Agency.

These mandated persons must also assist Tusla, on request, in its assessment of child protection concerns about children who have been the subject of a mandated report

Clarecastle Tidy Towns Thanks

A big thank you to our Tidy Towns Volunteers, Local Businesses, Home Owners, Resident Associations, Playground Committee, Community Garden Committee, Hall Committee, GAA, Seamus Coffey (TUS/CLDL), Men’s Shed, School, Scouts, Fr Pat/Pastoral Council for works completed, or due to start, which greatly enhance the appearance of our Village in the lead in to the National Tidy Towns – adjudicators visit in June.

Every improvement, however small, is greatly appreciated and a special appeal is being made to all in the

World Meeting Of Families 2018 ~ Registrations & Ticketing

At the moment the tickets for the Festival of Families in Croke Park on Saturday Night and the Closing Mass in Phoenix Park on Sunday afternoon are not available on general release until consultations with the relevant statutory agencies on capacity, transport, security, safety and other issues are completed.

When these tickets become available they will be free.  In other words there is no change to the status on the general release of tickets.

Those asking about tickets should

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