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First Communion Programme

The Parish Preparation Programme for children eligible to receive First Communion in May 2020 will commence this Mon. Nov.11th and run from 6 to 7pm in the Ballybane Enterprise Centre. In accordance with Diocesan Child Protection Policy - children must be accompanied by an adult (over 18) to and from the Programme. All children preparing for First Communion must attend the programme which runs for 6 weeks.

 

Drug & Alcohol Awareness Week

The Western Region Drug & Alcohol Task Force invite you to a Presentation by Dr. Colman Noctor on Raising Resilient Children in the Digital Age, on Tues. Nov. 12th in the Clayton Hotel.

 

Wednesday Club

St. Brigid's Parish Wednesday Club meets on Wednesdays from 2.30-4pm in the Ballybane Enterprise Centre. We look forward to welcoming our regulars back and any new members too of course. If you know anyone 60 plus who might like to meet up on Wednesday afternoons for a chat, a cup of tea, pick up some interesting tips on a wide range of topics, enjoy a bit of music and fun as well as a regular bingo game, please let them know that we would be delighted to welcome them into our club.                                                        

Ballybane COPE Lunch Club

Meets every second week in the New Life Centre, Monivea Road. The lunch club provides a space where older people can meet, enjoy a two course meal together, socialise with their neighbours, and make new friends all within their local community. Contact 085 104 8330. Volunteers from the community are always welcome.

 

Are you caring for somebody with Dementia?

Western Alzheimer's are holding a Carers support Groupin in the Clayton Hotel on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7 - 8.30pm. Contact 091-565193.

 

Ballybane Parent & Toddler Group

Will run on Tuesday mornings from 10.30am to 12 midday in the Ballybane Community Resource Centre.

 

 

Knock Prayer Centre

Autumn/Winter Faith Renewal Events 2019

 

Quiet Day for Busy People

 Take time out with a ‘Quiet Day’ away from the demands of busy life. Nourish your soul and discover new life in the heart of the Gospels, through Guided Meditation and quiet reflection. Take the opportunity of a one to one conversation with a Prayer Guide in order to gain a deeper awareness of who you are in God’s presence.

 ‘Promise of new life’ with Sr. Moya Hegarty Saturday November 23rd, 11am-4pm Fee: €30 (includes lunch)

 

Christmas Carols by Candlelight

Experience the magic of Christmas with the Palestrina Choir as they celebrate the festive season with a heart-warming selection of traditional carols.
Saturday December 21st, 5:00pm at Knock Basilica (Doors 4pm) Tickets: From €15, available from the ticket outlet at Knock Shrine Information Centre or online at: www.knock-carols.eventbrite.ie

 

 

Croi Nua Autumn Programme 2019

All Croi Nua Programmes are held in Croi Nua Centre, Rosary Lane, Taylor’s Hill, Galway (Opposite Scoil Róis). For Further information contact 091 520960/0872980564/ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

 

Loss and Recovery

This seminar will explore loss in its many facets and how it is also an invitation to Wholeness ' While the heart grieves for that which it has lost, The Spirit dances for that which it has found'. Starting on Friday November 15th from 7-10pm and continuing on Saturday November 16th from 10-1pm. Facilitator: Jim Cogely.

 

The Wisdom of our Dreams

You are invited to experience the amazing wisdom of your dreams as a powerful source of guidance from the soul. Saturday November 23rd from 10-4pm. Facilitator: Kathleen Duffy.

 

Challenging the myth by which we live and prepare for Christmas

Facilitator: Fr. Dennis Crosby, P.P. Wednesday 30th November 7.30-9.30pm.

 

Service of Reconciliation

Wednesday December at 8pm. Facilitator: Croi Nua Team

 

A Days Retreat on Forgiveness

Sunday December 1st 10.00am - 4pm. Facilitator: Joe Mc Gee MSC

 

3 Day Retreat In Preparation For Christmas

December 11, 12th, 13th 10.00am - 4.30pm. Facilitator: Patsy Kelly MSC

 

Ongoing Programmes

 

At Home with your Bible

Every Tuesday morning from September 17th 10.15am - 12.15pm and repeated in the evening 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Morning Mass follows for those who wish to attend. Facilitator: Patsy Kelly

 

Taize Spirituality and Prayer 

An hour of spirituality and prayer. Last Monday of each month 8.00 – 9.00pm. 

 

Meditation Group Meeting 

In a world saturated by noise, speed, and movement, people yearn for spaces to settle down, to be still, to be at home with themselves and to allow God to speak to them. A sacred space for meditation is offered every week in Croi Nua. Every Friday at 7.30pm throughout the year. 

 

AA Meetings

Every Monday and Friday 5.30 – 7.00pm.

 

Arts Anonymous

12 Step Spirituality fellowship for all who wish to fulfil their creative potential.Every Sunday 7.00 to 8.15pm.


All Croi Nua Programmes are held in Croi Nua Centre, Rosary Lane, Taylor’s Hill, Galway (Opposite Scoil Róis). For Further information contact 091 520960/0872980564/ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it