Cross Church Clare Ireland        Kilbaha Church Clare Ireland


Kilballyowen Parish

Kilballyowen Parish includes the villages of Cross and Kilbaha. Above are the churches of Cross and Kilbaha.



Saturday vigil Mass in Cross at 8pm

Sunday Morning Mass in Kilbaha at 11am


Sacraments 2019

First Holy Communion in Kilbaha Church on Sunday 19th May

Confirmation in Cross Church on Pentecost Sunday, 9th June.



Sat 27th Cross 10am John & Madge Maguire, Kilclogher South

Margaret & Martin Keating, Tullig

Bridget, John Joe & Martin Lynch, Oughterard

Sun 28th Kilbaha 11am Delia Crotty, Kilbaha

                                         Morgan Greene & Fransisca Gomeseria & family

Tues 30th Doonaha 10am

Weds 31st Cross 8pm Vigil All Saints

Thurs 1st Kilbaha 8pm All Saints & all Souls

Fri 2nd Cross 7.30pm Remembrance Liturgy & All Souls

Sat 3rd Cross 8pm John Keating, Fierd, 1st Anniversary

Mary & Michael O’Callaghan & deceased family

John McInerney & deceased family, Kilballyowen

Sun 4th Kilbaha 11am


Blessing of Graves next Sunday, Kiltrellig 11.45am Kilballowen, 12.15pm.


November Liturgy of Remembrance: will be celebrated in Cross Church on Friday 2nd November at 7.30pm.

There will be special remembrance candles for all who were buried in this parish: Thomas McInerney, Margaret Ferguson, John Keating, Bridie McInerney, Ann O’ Callaghan, Francis O’ Callaghan, Margaret Ahern, Irene Keating, Teresa Morgan, Bridget Keating

and for family members who were buried in other places.

William Morgan, England, uncle of Margaret Considine; Maura Carmody, mother of Michael Carmody, Cross; Pat Joe Donnellan, uncle of Bridget Hanrahan; Mary Reidy, nee McMahon, formerly Clouncuneen. Sean Keane, Kilrush, formerly Kilcloher; Andrew Greene, (brother-in-law of Kathleen Foley) USA; Margaret Lee, aunt of Mary Power-Naughton, Limerick&Querrin; Eileen Burke, Carrigaholt, aunt of Patricia Keane, Michael Keane, Donoughboy, uncle of Janet Haugh; Paddy Walsh, Farrihy, uncle of Johnny Walsh & Mary Geaney; Brid Russell, Kildare & Ross; Maggie Ann Mitchell, nee McMahon, Clouncuneen & USA; Teresa Purtill, nee Keane, Rehy & Ennis; Bennie Donnellan, Mullagh uncle of Bridget Hanrahan; Maureen Collins, mother of Mary Magner; Mary Lynch, Kilkee, mother of Marcella O’Callaghan & Tommy Lynch; Paddy Liddane, Rahona & Tullig; Bridget O Shea, Clarefield aunt of Marian Crotty and Joseph Lynch; Nancy Kehoe, Laois, aunt of Larry Dunphy; Gerry Crowley, Miltown-Malbay, brother-in-law of Bridget Hanrahan; Teresa Smith, UK & Clouncuneen, daughter of Bridget Hickey, nee Roche; Martin Walsh, brother-in-law of Larry & Rosemarie Dunphy. Joan Martin, Mayo, sister-in-law of Peggy Crotty; Joe Keane, Kilclogher & Kilkee; Jimmy Magner, Kilballyowen & England; Michael Lenihan, Miltown Malbay, brother of Ann Collins; Ann Chambers, nee McDonnell, Rehy; Joan Lynch, wife of Dan, Kilclogher & Dublin; Oliver Keating, Cross & Caherdavin, brother of Gabriel Keating; Rosalin Jelley, mother of Carol Head; Teresa Morgan, nee Rohan, sister of Joseph Rohan, Killenaugh; Mary Bryce, nee Keane, Kiltrellig & New York; Michael O’Shea, nephew of Mary Walsh Rehy. Mary Nicholls, nee Lynch, Birmingham & Fierd, sister of Johanna Keane; Jim Daly, England, husband of Aggie Hanrahan, Oughterard. Gerry Haugh, brother of John & Carmel; John Moroney, uncle of Joan Bonfil; Frances Meehan, mother of Breda O’Connor; Margaret Crotty, nee Griffin, aunt of Michael Griffin. Sean Malone, uncle of Sharon Hassett.



Masses will be celebrated as follows:

Tuesdays: Doonaha      Wednesdays: Kilbaha

Thursdays: Cross          Fridays: Carrigaholt

Funeral Masses will, as always, take precedence.




Sunday Funerals in Cross Parish: A reminder that whenever funerals in the parish are to be celebrated on a Sunday the Funeral Mass will replace the Sunday Mass. When the Sunday Funeral is to be celebrated in Cross the Saturday Vigil Mass will be in Kilbaha Church. Where these changes occur and Masses have been booked you may either transfer your booked Mass to the alternate venue or change them to another date.





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