Blessing of the Boats and Balloon Release

June 5, 2011 0

The Blessing of the boats and the Balloon release in took place on the harbour by Parish Priest, Father Eugene. After a short prayer the Balloon’s where released in aid of Balbriggan Cancer Support Group. People who bought balloons filled in a label for a loved one who had passed or for someone in need of a special prayer. All cards where blessed before the balloons where released. Father Eugene then turned his attention to a blessing of the boats. He gave special mention to those who has lost their lives at sea. A special thanks to Father Eugene, and the RNLI for their presence at this event.