Advent Advent
"While the World changes, the Cross stands Firm" St Bruno


The 6 most important words: “I admit I made a mistake.”
The 5 most important words: “You did a good job.”
The 4 most important words: “What is your opinion?”
The 3 most important words: “I love you.”
The 2 most important words: “Thank you.”
The 1 most important word: “We”
The least important word: “I”

Welcome to our Parish

Céad míle fáilte to Clarecastle & Ballyea Parish website! We want to make our parish website an interesting and worthwhile location for both parishioners and visitors, so all can keep up to date with what’s happening in our parish.
We hope that all parish and community groups will see it as a useful resource for getting information out to people.
We welcome your feedback!

Mass Times

SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Clarecastle

Saturday Vigil 7.00pm
Sunday 9.00am and 12.00pm
Monday - Friday 10.00am

St. John the Baptist Church, Ballyea

Sunday 10.30am


There are no upcoming events at this time.


Feast of St Blaise 3rd February 2023

January 30, 2023

Image of St. Blaise



Saint Blaise was the bishop of Sebastea and a doctor. The first known record of the saint’s life comes from the medical writings of Aëtius Amidenus, where he is recorded as helping with patients suffering from objects stuck in their throat. Many of the miraculous…

Feast of St Brigid 1st February 2023

January 30, 2023

Image of St. Brigid of Ireland

Saint Brigid was born Brigit, and shares a name with a Celtic goddess from whom many legends and folk customs are associated.

There is much debate over her birthparents, but it is widely believed her mother was Brocca, a Christian baptized by Saint Patrick, and…

Clarecastle Playground Split the Pot

January 27, 2023

Clarecastle Playground Split the Pot

26th January winner – Clarecastle Community Playgroup. Seller – Playground Committee . Total Pot €282.00. Envelopes can be purchased in any of our local businesses. Just write your name and place €2 inside and winner gets half the total pot. Thank you for your continued support.

Maidin na mBan

January 26, 2023

Maidin na mBan 2023

Maidin na mBan in Ennis is for women who enjoy conversation as Gaeilge to get-together for an informal chat. Happening around Lá ‘le Bríde, ‘Muire na nGael’ it will take place on Sat. 4 February, in Insomnia, Ennis Shopping Centre at 11:00A.M.  Women speakers of all levels of knowledge of Irish,…

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