Welcome to the Parishes of Naas, Sallins and Two-Mile-House
Welcome, and thank you for visiting our parish website. We hope that you may find these pages informative and supportive. Lots of information- in Notices, in Events, and in our weekly Parish Newsletter. Or see more on Naas Parish FACEBOOK page.
|September 20, 2014; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Celebrate National Play Day on Saturday 21st September 12-5pm at Áras Chill Dara, Newbridge Road, Naas. Play Activities Indoors and Outdoors for all the Family for FREE! Inside you can get up close and personal with reptiles, snakes and other creepy crawlies. Find out about World War 1 with an inter‐active hands‐on display suitable for all ages. See how bees make honey or learn about computer programming. Be whisked off to an imaginary world through story telling. Learn how to catch a criminal with the Garda Crime Scene Investigation Unit. Outdoors you can improve your soccer and GAA skills, learn about sand sculptures, meet the army and fire brigade. If that’s not enough you can finish the day off on the bouncy castles or get your face painted. All this and much more for free
There will be lots of fun for all the family. The events are free and open to all. Come along and enjoy a great family day out. Supported by Kildare County Council.
The Naas Parish Lotto Draw takes place every WEDNESDAY evening at 7.00 pm in BALLYCANE CHURCH HALL
JACKPOT NOW €5,750
As part of our Parish Pastoral Care Programme, we are delighted to be in a position to offer young people, who have experienced the death of a close relative or a separation/divorce in their family, the opportunity to participate in Rainbows 12 week Peer Support Programme.
When something significant happens in a family, the entire family is affected. If a close family member dies or parents separate, not only do the parents grieve, the children do also. Children find it difficult to express their feelings of grief because of their age and …
Celebrating GOLD! Congratulations to Naas Tidy Towns Volunteers and to the former Naas Town Council on the great achievement of a Gold medal in the 2014 Large Urban Area Category G of the National Tidy Towns Competition. This is the first time that Naas has ever achieved a gold medal. So much work and effort is carried out each year by the committee and volunteers of Naas Tidy Towns. They certainly enhance our Town and enviornment and we owe them much gratitude. Well done and thanks! The gold is well deserved. Click here to view the judges comments.
The parishes of Naas, Sallins and Two Mile House extend a warm welcome to our new curate, Fr. Liam Morgan. Fr Liam comes to us from the Parishes of Askea, Bennekerry and Tinryland in Carlow where he has served for the past ten years. He previously served in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Fr. Liam will live at the Curate’s House, Sallins Road, Naas. We wish him every blessing and happiness in his new home and parishes.
Following consultation with the Parish Team, Pastoral Council, and Ministry Coordinators, the following Mass times will operate in Naas Parish from Sunday 5th October 2014:
NAAS PARISH CHURCH: Church of Our Lady and St David: 9am, 11am and 6pm
(9am Mass replaces both the 8.30 and 10 Masses).
BALLYCANE CHURCH: Church of the Irish Martyrs: 10.30am and 12noon.
All other Saturday evening and Sunday Mass times, in Naas, Sallins and Two Mile House remain unchanged. Ministers will be notified of roster adjustments and the main choirs will sing at the 10.30am and 11 am Masses. READ MORE From Fr John
The John Paul II Award Programme has been running in our diocese for a number of years. The award helps young people get involved in the life of their local parish and community. It is for those in senior cycle or for school leavers aged 16 and over.
Through the award the teenagers will have the opportunity to get involved in various events, activities, ministry, training and trips over the year ahead. Those who sign up are committing to work voluntary in their local parish and community for the year. Over the last 4 years we’ve had over 1000 young people from the diocese participating in the awards.
We are inviting young people to sign up for Year 6 of the Pope John Paul II Award. Those who sign up are committing to work voluntary in their local parish and community for the year. Over the last 5 years we’ve had over 1,300 young people from the diocese participating in the awards. Anyone interested can apply to take part by downloading an application form. The closing date for applications is 7th November 2014. Completed application forms should be forwarded to: Cathriona Kelly, Faith Development Services, Cathedral Parish Centre, College Street, Carlow.
|September 17, 2014; 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm.
Our choir sings at 10am (11am from 5th Oct) Mass in the Parish Church most Sundays. We are seeking new members. We welcome Sopranos, Altos, Tenors and Basses. You don’t need to be a brilliant singer, just able to sing along and to enjoy being part of the choir and the singing at Mass. Next practice will be held on Wednesday 17th September from 8pm to 9pm in Ballycane Church. Would you like to join us? You are most welcome to come along. Just turn up for the practice. Further details 087 235 2545. (If you are interested in joining the choir but you are not available for practices, please text or call to discuss alternatives).
Our Parish website provides information on varied activities. In our bid to continue reaching out to all, and in an effort to embrace the new world of social media, we continue to promote our parish Facebook page and Twitter account, both of which are also updated frequently. We invite you to make use of these accounts. Why not Like or Follow? Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/naasparish – Parish Twitter Account: @naasparish