Fri 12 Jun 2020

Re-opening Balheary Church for Mass with a Congregation

Balheary Church

Health & Safety

Important Steps for Re-Opening our

Church for Weekend Mass

Weekend Mass commencing Sunday 5 July at 11.30

To be able to open our Church in a safe and healthy environment VOLUNTEERS are needed, please contact the parish office 8434574/

  1. Capacity 30 people (No Standing permitted)


  1. Hand Sanitisers at main door


  1. Entry and exit to Church by main door only


  1. Exit from Church by main door – seat by seat


  1. 2 people per seat (sitting one either end)


  1. Every Second seat will be tied off


  1. Family area the First four front rows


  1. For reception of Holy Communion – seat by seat up the centre aisle


  1. Observance of Social Distancing absolutely essential  

Parish Notices 4/5 July 2020

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Child Protection Policy Statement

We in the Parish of Donabate, Portrane and Balheary value and encourage the participation of children and young people in parish liturgies and in activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional and social development. We recognise the dignity and rights … Continue reading