Celebration Valentines!

Published on February 5, 2019

Red hearts, red roses and chocolates – St Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! It is that special time of year when people show feelings of love, affection and friendship to the ones they love.
The origin of this celebration of love is not romantic in the traditional sense. St Valentine was a roman priest…

Death of Fr. John Cummins

Published on February 2, 2019

The Priests and parishioners of the parish are deeply shocked and saddened at the death of our former curate Fr. John Cummins. Fr John died on Wednesday at the age of 52 as a result…

Saint Brigid and the Perpetual Flame

Published on February 2, 2019

In the Gospels we repeatedly hear the phrase, in reference to the Apostles, “and they believed”. This phrase appears in the Gospels 22 times in total. It is reassuring that even for the Apostles, they needed Jesus to continually call them back to conversion through his words…

Set the World on Fire!

Published on January 26, 2019

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire” (St Catherine of Sienna)

This weekend sees the beginning of Catholic Schools Week (Jan 27th-Feb 2nd). As part of the celebrations in our Parish, Bishop Denis Nulty will celebrate Mass in Our Lady and St. David’s Church along with many…

Masses for those preparing for First Holy Communion

Published on January 24, 2019

The Monthly Masses for those preparing for First Holy Communion will take place next weekend: Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th Jan in the following Churches at the following times:
Saturday 26th Jan: 6pm Vigil in Naas Parish Church, Sallins Road
Sunday 27th Jan: 11am in…

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (18-25 January)

Published on January 23, 2019

The week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019 has been prepared by Christians from Indonesia. With a population of 265 million, about 10 per cent of Indonesians are Christian from various traditions. There is a great diversity of ethnicity, language and religion.
There are also tensions affecting politics, business, justice, wealth and poverty. Christian…

Primary Schools Enrolment Forms Now Available

Published on January 1, 2019

Applications for Junior Infant and school transfers commenced in all primary schools from 22nd October.
Parents are encouraged to call to one school of their choice for an application form as soon as possible.

To view details of all primary and secondary schools in Naas, Sallins…

Christmas Message from Fr. Liam

Published on December 23, 2018

‘There’s something about Christmas’, so begins the heart warming radio ad for Barry’s Tea. Yes, it is true… there is something about Christmas, and Christmas is for everyone. Whether or not you believe in Jesus, you are welcome. Young or old, there is room for you at the crib. There was no room for the…

Christmas Message from Bishop Denis Nulty

Published on December 20, 2018

The well-known Christmas Carol In the Bleak Midwinter is based on a poem written by an English poet Christina Rosetti and put to music by Gustav Holst in 1906. It begins:

In the bleak midwinter,…

A Special Christmas Invitation to all Families in the Parish!

Published on December 20, 2018

You are warmly invited to our Adoration this Sunday 23rd December, at 1pm in Ballycane Church where the ARK/JPII Youth Group and the Altar Servers will lead us in prayer and song in Eucharistic Adoration.

The Adoration will take approximately 20 minutes and will be followed by carol singing and festive fayre! We hope to…