Sick & Housebound Visits

The sick and housebound in the parish will be attended this coming week.
Wednesday (23rd August) – Arles
Thursday (24th August) – Ballylinan & Killeen
If you wish to be added to those who are attended monthly, please ring the Parish Office with your details. (059) 862 5456


Killabban Graveyard Mass

Graveyard Mass in Killabban on Friday 1st September at 7pm.

We remember all who are buried in this ancient site associated with St Abban, who founded a church in area in 650AD. The existing ruins that occupy this special site date to 13th century.

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Tuesday 15th August, is the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a holy day of obligation. Mass times for the Holy Day are as follows:
9am Killeen,
10am Arles
11.30am Ballylinan.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Prayer for Grandparents

Lord Jesus,
you were born of the Virgin Mary,
the daughter of Saints Joachim and Anne.
Look with love on grandparents the world over.
Protect them! They are a source of enrichment
for families, for the Church and for all of society.
Support them!  As they grow older,

10th Anniversary of the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Nulty

On Friday 4th August Bishop Denis will celebrate the 10th anniversary of his ordination as Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin.
People, Religious and Clergy are invited to participate in the 7pm Mass on Sunday 6th August in Carlow Cathedral to mark this occasion and to acknowledge Bishop Denis’ dedicated service to the diocese since…

Begin your day in a Spirit of Prayer

Join our daily mass (10am: Tuesday – Friday) from the Church of the Sacred Heart, Arles.
If you can’t come in person, please join us from your own home via our parish webcam.
Our Mass will be preceded each morning with the Rosary at 9.30am.