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Welcome, Fáilte, Ekabo,

 

Welcome to St. Brigid's Parish Ballybane, Galway.

Thank you for visiting our website.

We hope you will continue to stay in touch with us and with the many programmes and events going on in our parish.

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We would like to share this reflection with you in the hope that it inspires you in some way.

 

 

Advent Reflection

 

Our spirit, soul or inner self needs nourishment and time.

 

We often are just too busy to give it the time it deserves.

 

Advent is a journey that priorities time for ourselves and gives us time to ask

what the message of Christmas can mean for us.

 

Where would we like Jesus to be born in our lives this Christmas?

 

What part of our journey at the moment needs healing and priority?

 

If we rush through the next few weeks it won't happen.

 

Advent puts the brakes gently on, allowing us to slow down enough

to make it happen.

 

 

 

 

 

  A Little Bit About Us

St. Brigid’s Parish is located in Ballybane 4.8 kilometres east of Galway City.The area of Ballybane takes its name from a Ring Fort, which dates back to a period between 600BC and 16 AD. The Parish is named after St. Brigid of Kildare and the emblem of the parish is the St Brigid’s Cross.St Brigid’s is a relatively new parish (1987) and now boasts a small native population, a much larger population coming originally from Galway City and county, a sizeable number of Travellers and a large and diverse representation of people from Africa and Eastern Europe.