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‘Day for Life’: a dedicated day celebrating the beauty and dignity of all human life

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Welcome to our 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 available 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

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Mass Times

St. Mary's Church, Broadford

Sunday 11.00am
Tuesday 10.00am
Friday 7.30pm

St. Patrick's Church, Johnstownbridge

Sunday 9.30am
Thursday 10.00am

St. Brigid's Church, Clogherinkoe

Saturday evening (Vigil) 6.00pm
Wedensday 10:00am


Cemetery Devotions 2024

April 25, 2024

The Annual Cemetery Prayers will take place in August 2024.

Thursday 8th August 2024: Kilrainey 6:00pm

Thursday 8th August 2024: Nurney 6:30pm

Thursday 8th August 2024: Mylerstown 7:00pm

Thursday 8th August 2024: Cadamstown 7:30pm

Thursday 8th August 2024: Ballinadrimina 8:00pm

Friday 9th August: Broadford 7:30pm

Saturday 10th August: Carrick 7:15pm

Saturday 10th August: Cushlangearr 7:45pm

2024 CLCU Community Fund

March 7, 2024

We are very pleased to announce that we have been approved funds of €450 for Balyna Parish from the 2024 CLCU Community Fund. Many thanks to Croi Laighean Credit Union, this payment will be used to offset against costs for roof repairs over the sacristy in Broadford Church.

Balyna Parish Calendar 2024

February 29, 2024
Day Date Month
Saturday 10/02/2024 February Cathechesis for Communion/Confirmation
Sunday 11/02/2024 February Cathechesis for Communion/Confirmation
Sunday 11/02/2024 February World day of the sick & Feast of Our Lady…

Winter Closing Time

November 2, 2023

All Churches in the parish will be closing at the earlier time of 4pm daily during the winter months, except for those occasions when there is evening Mass. For safety and security reasons it is necessary to close the Churches while it is still daylight. Please note that, in the event of a severe weather…

Cadamstown Hall

August 14, 2023

All bookings for Cadamstown Hall must be made through the Parish Office. (046 9551203).


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