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.
Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord’s Supper in Johnstownbridge at 7.30p.m. People are invited to spend some time in prayer before the Altar of Repose after this ceremony. The church will remain open until 10 p.m. Please return your Trocaire boxes on Holy Thursday or on Easter Sunday.
Good Friday: Celebration of the Lord’s Passion in Broadford Church at 3.00 p.m.
Stations of the Cross in Johnstownbridge Church and Clogherinkoe Church at 7.30 p.m.
Good Friday is a day of fast and abstinence.
Holy Saturday: Confessions in Johnstownbridge Church from 10.00 to 11.00 a.m., Broadford Church from 11.15 a.m. to 12 and in Clogherinkoe Church from 12.15 to 1.00 p.m.
Celebration of the Easter Vigil in Clogherinkoe Church at 7.30 p.m.
Easter Sunday: Dawn Mass of the Resurrection in Johnstownbridge Church at 10.00 a.m. Morning Mass of the Resurrection in Broadford Church at 11.30 a.m.
The Easter Collection for the priest of the parish will be taken up at all masses on Easter Sunday.