Prayer of Spiritual Communion

Published on July 25, 2020

Prayer of Spiritual Communion: No particular prayer or formulary is required, though there are acts of spiritual communion in Catholic prayer
books to help focus a proper intention. One of the most popular is that composed by St. Alphonsus Liguori:
“My Jesus, I believe that you are present in the Blessed Sacrament.

Keeping Safe As We Gather Leaflet

Published on July 4, 2020

Keeping Safe As We Gather Leaflet

The attached leaflet is a resource for parishioners and those coming to churches as we exit Covid-19 restrictions.  From the Killaloe Diocese.

Diocese of Killaloe Keeping Safe As We Gather

Prayerful Thoughts – We thank Dr. Tony Holohan

Published on July 4, 2020

Prayerful Thoughts: We thank Dr. Tony Holohan for his warm and steady calming influence during the present pandemic. As he takes time with his family we assure him and them of our good wishes and prayerful support.

Dear Dr Tony Holohan,
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your incredible work during…

SS Peter and Paul Church Clarecastle 29 June 2020

Published on June 30, 2020

Video explaining the history of SS Peter and Paul Church Clarecastle.

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Churches Reopening

Published on June 26, 2020

Churches Reopening: Churches will be open for mass Monday-Friday this week at 10am. Those attending are asked to please sit in the designated seats, socially distant. The capacity for attendance presently is 50 people, set by government regulation. The door will be open at 9.45am. After mass the church will be restricted for private prayer…

St John’s Well, Killone Abbey VIDEO

Published on June 22, 2020
A video production on the Holy Well in Killone Abbey.
Many thanks to the team for this beautiful video and heritage record and for sharing your talents to produce this video. Well done to all involved.

Video Shot & Edited by Dermot Sheedy

Drone footage by Donal McNamara

Music by Aisling…

Bishops Conference Statement June 2020

Published on June 13, 2020

Bishops Conference Statement: The recent meeting of the Irish Episcopal Conference held virtually during the week, issue a document titled “Framework Document for a Return to the Public Celebration of mass and Sacraments”. The statement outlines the steps that parishes will need to engage with prior to the welcome opening of churches for public worship…

Churches are open for Private Prayer

Published on June 4, 2020

Churches Open for Private Prayer: * Clarecastle church will open each day, Mon-Sun from 1pm – 4pm. * Ballyea Church will open from 10am – 5pm. Please abide by the guidelines on the notices posted in the churches.

Trócaire 2020

Published on June 4, 2020

Trócaire: Many thanks to those who returned their contributions. Anyone wishing to contribute, could you please return your contribution to parochial house or parish office before Monday 14th June.

Ballyea and Clondegad GAA

Published on June 4, 2020

Ballyea and Clondegad GAA are running a 48 hour exercise relay starting Friday 5th of June at 6pm and finishing on Sunday evening 7th of June at 6pm. We are asking all our members and extended family and friends to carry out some form of exercise in 30 minute consecutive slots over the 48 hour…