Whist Drive

Whist Drive
In Arles Hall
Every Thursday Night 8.30pm
Prizes & Raffle on the Night
All welcome!

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…

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.


First Holy Communion 2022

The dates for the Celebration of First Holy Communion in the parish are as follows:

Ballylinan – Saturday 7th May 2022 at 11am in St. Anne’s Church, Ballylinan.

Killeen – Saturday 7th May 2022 at 2pm in St. Abban’s Church, Killeen.

Arles – Sunday 8th May 2022 at 10am in the Church of the Sacred…

Celebration of Confirmation

We welcome Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin, to our parish to Confirm our young people on Thursday 28th April.


11am: St. Anne’s Church, Ballylinan

2pm: St. Abban’s Church, Killeen

Best wishes to all our young people and their families.

Ukraine Appeal

A sincere word of thanks to everyone for your very kind and generous support for our parish collection for the people of Ukraine.

A total of €5, 867.27 was collected in total at our Sunday masses last weekend in our three churches.

That money will be sent to Bishops House in Carlow and then added…

‘With a heart broken,’ Pope prays for peace in Ukraine

Pope Francis said his heart was “broken” by the war in Ukraine, and he pleaded again, “Silence the weapons!”
“Many times, we prayed that this path would not be taken,” he told people gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the midday recitation of the Angelus prayer Feb. 27. But rather than giving up, he…