Welcome to the parish of Balyna
Our parish of Balyna in north Kildare, Ireland, includes the three churches of Broadford, Johnstownbridge and Clogherinkoe. We have parish schools adjacent to each of these churches and also a fourth school in Cadamstown.
Our parish website is intended to be a source of information about our parish for locals and visitors alike. We welcome your feedback so that we can improve our website and our parish. Parish contact details are avalable at this link.
Bird’s eye view of the three churches of Balyna Parish.
Broadford Church (Top), Johnstownbridge Church (Bottom Left) and Clogherinkoe Church (Bottom Right).
Please also watch an Angels view to see some more of our parish
An Angels view of Balyna Parish and surrounding areas
Baptism Ceremonies in Balyna Parish take place on the first Sunday of every month and rotate around the three Church’s of the Parish. Private ceremonies can be faciliated in special circumstances.
The following is a schedule of baptisms in the Parish
This is the start of Lent
The children of Clogherinkoe N.S. and Broadford N.S. will be confirmed on Saturday 1st April at 11a.m. in Broadford Church.
The children of Cadamstown N.S. and Johnstownbridge N.S. will be confirmed on Saturday 1st April in Broadford Church at 2p.m. Fr. Breen will…
This is the begining of Holy week
This is the high point of the Christian Liturgical year.
The children of Clogherinkoe N.S. will receive their First Holy Communion in Clogherinkoe Church on Saturday 13th May at 11.00 a.m.
The children of Johnstownbridge N.S. will receive their First Holy Communion in Johnstownbridge Church on Saturday 20th May at 10.00 a.m
Cemetery Sunday will be on Sunday 20st August. Mass will be celebrated in Broadford Cemetery (weather permitting) at 11.30 a.m. Prayers for the Faithful Departed will be recited in the other graveyards of the parish in the same order as other…