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Today Lord, I choose life,
I choose your love and the challenge
to live it and share it,
I choose hope, even in moments of

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Welcome to our Parish

Welcome and Céad mí­le fáilte to Birr Parish, home of St. Brendan''s Church, Birr and The Church of the Annunciation, Carrig.
We want to make our website an interesting and useful location for both parishioners and visitors to keep up to date with what's happening in our parish. We hope that all parish and community groups will see it as a useful resource for getting information out to people.
We welcome your feedback! If you have questions about any of the upcoming events listed here, please contact our church office.

Mass Times

St. Brendan's Church, Birr

Monday - Saturday 10.00 am
Funeral Masses are at 11.00 a.m. and there is no 10.00 a.m. Mass on the day of a funeral).
Saturday Vigil 7.30 pm
Sunday 8.30 am 10.30 am 12 noon

Church of the Annunciation, Carrig

Sunday 9.30 am

Weekly Notices

Birr Daffodil Day – Thank You!

April 13, 2019

Birr Daffodil Day – Thanks to all who supported and volunteered for Daffodil Day 2019. A total of €12,119 was
raised for the Irish Cancer Society. Your support is very much appreciated.

The Ray of Sunshine Foundation – Call for Volunteers

April 5, 2019

Call for Volunteers : Are you a tradesperson aged between 20 and 68 years. If so, The Ray of Sunshine Foundation is seeking your help. A group of volunteers will travel to Kenya in January, 2020 to build classrooms in Mombasa. Duration of stay 11 days. Cost €3000 which covers flights, accommodation, insurance and all…

Lenten Reconciliation Service

April 2, 2019

Lenten Reconciliation Service in preparation for Easter will be held on Monday 15 April at 7.30pm.

First Reconciliation 2019

March 22, 2019

Congratulations to all the boys and girls who made their First Reconciliation during the week. The ceremonies were wonderful celebrations of the Sacrament and well done to all concerned and Thank You to Second Class teachers, Helena Kennedy (PPP) and Joan Hogan, Parish Sacramental Co-ordinator.

Please continue to keep the boys and girls in your…

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Upcoming Events

Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

June 25 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm