Remembrance Masses for the Dead & Recently Bereaved

During the month of November we remember those who have died and especially those who have passed away since this time last year. If you would like to have somebody remembered at these masses in our churches please ring our contacts below:
Arles—Mary McDonald Byrne 087- 057 2591
Killeen—Christine Oglesby 087-654 6149

Novena of Masses for those on the November Dead List

You are welcome to attend a novena of Masses for those on the Dead List and light a candle in their memory.
Our weekday morning masses in Arles will be offered for our dead.
The novena will begin on Tuesday 16th Nov to Friday 19th Nov at 10am, and on the following week…

St. Martin de Porres (Feast Day: Wednesday, 3rd November)

Most humble St. Martin, whose burning charity embraces all, but especially those who are sick, afflicted, or in need, we turn to thee for help in our present difficulties and we implore thee to obtain for us from God health of soul and body, and in particular the favour we now ask … (pause to…

Feast of All Saints

Next Monday (1st Nov.) sees us enter the month of the dead—a time when we remember all our faithful departed. We keep them all in our prayers and thoughts at this time. May they know the eternal joy of heaven with the Lord.

Masses for the Holy day: 9am Killeen, 10am Arles & 11.30am Ballylinan

November Sick & Housebound Visits

The sick and housebound in Arles & Killeen will be attended next Thursday 4th November.
Those in Ballylinan will be attended on Friday 5th November.


Covid 19 Update

Following advice from the Department of  the Taoiseach, new guidelines shall come into effect concerning religious gatherings in churches.
The big change is that “ religious services and weddings can proceed without capacity limits”. The communique goes on to say that: “congregations should be encouraged to spread out as much as possible when attending Places…

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.


The Celebration of First Holy Communion & Confirmation

Last Tuesday saw the government communicate the good news that it is now safe to gather and celebrate First Holy Communion and Confirmation in parishes throughout the country.
It has been a long wait for everyone but most especially for our young people and their families who can now enjoy their special day.

World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly – Sunday 25 July

Pope Francis has established a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, which will take place for the first time on Sunday 25 July 2021 on the theme ‘I am with you always’ (Mt 28:20).
Bishop Denis Nulty, chair of the Bishops’ Council for Marriage and the Family has welcomed Pope Francis’ World Day…

Prayer before an Examination

Dear Lord, as I take this exam, I thank you that my value
Is not based on my performance, but on your great love for me.
Come into my heart so that we can walk through this time together.
Help me, not only with this test, but the many tests of life…