Parish Module Survey 15.1.2009



  1. Tick which parish you live in.
    Newbridge
    The Curragh
    Kildare
    Allen
    Caragh
    Two Mile House
    Kilcullen
    Naas
    Other


  1. From a young person's point of view, how do you rate your Parish/Town as a place to live? (1 = very poor up to 9 = Excellent)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


  1. In general- taking everyone and everything into account how do you rate your Parish/Town as a place to live? 1= very poor up to 9 Excellent
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


  1. Which of the following best suits your situation?
    Tick one.
    I was baptised in a Catholic Church.
    I was baptised in another church.
    I was never baptised.


  1. Which of the following best suits your situation?
    Tick one.
    I go to Mass every week
    I go to Mass Most weeks
    I go to Mass Some weeks
    I go to Mass an Odd time
    I go to Mass only on occasions like Christmas, Funerals etc.
    It's years since I've been to Mass
    I've never been to Mass
    I've never been in a church
    Not relevant as I was not baptised a Catholic


  1. Which of the following best suits your situation?
    Tick one.
    I go to Mass because I choose to.
    I go to Mass because my parents expect me to go.
    I go to Mass because I don't want arguments
    I go to Mass because I have to.
    I stopped going to Mass over 10 years ago
    I stopped going to Mass 5 to 10 years ago
    I stopped going to Mass less than 5 years ago
    I never went to Mass
    Not relevant as I was not baptised a Catholic


  1. Which of the following best suits your situation?
    Tick one.
    I believe in some Higher Power
    I believe in the Christian God -Father, Son and Holy Spirit
    I believe in some God other than the Christian God
    I do NOT believe in any God
    I do NOT believe in any Higher Power


  1. Which of the following best suits your situation?
    Tick one.
    I belong to some club, organisation or group in my Parish
    I used to belong to some club, organisation or group in my Parish
    I never belonged to any club, organisation or group in my Parish
    I have never, but I would like to belong to a club, organisation or group in my Parish


  1. Which of the following best suits your situation?
    Tick one.
    I do not drink alcohol
    I have never drank
    I drink only at the weekends
    I drink during the week as well as the weekend
    I drink at home as well as when I'm out
    I drink only at home


  1. Which of the following best suits your situation?
    Tick one.
    I have never used 'Drugs'
    I have tried but have never really used 'Drugs'
    I use drugs when I'm out at the weekends
    I use 'Drugs' regularly
    I use 'Drugs' an odd time


  1. Which of the following best suits your situation?
    Tick one.
    If / when I get married I would like a Church Wedding
    If / when I get married I would like a Civil Wedding in a Registry Office
    If / when I get married I would like a Civil Wedding in a some approved public building (new law)
    I wouldn't like to get married.
    I wouldn't like to get married, just live together


  1. Which of the following best suits your situation?
    Tick one. If I felt a need to speak to someone in strict confidence
    I feel I could I approach a Priest
    I feel I could I approach a particular Priest I already know.
    I feel I could not approach a Priest
    Don't know.


  1. Which of the following best suits your situation?
    Tick one.
    I believe I have lived up to my Confirmation Commitment as well as I can
    I believe I have not lived up to my Confirmation Commitment very well
    I believe I have not lived up to my Confirmation Commitment at all
    I do not remember what my Confirmation Commitment is.
    I never received Confirmation
    Not relevant as I was not baptised a Catholic


  1. How do you rate The Triple Religion Programme so far i.e. since September? (1 = very poor up to 9 = Excellent)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


  1. The Parish Team will be our Guest speakers on Thurs. in the coming weeks. Below are 15 topics they suggest might be covered.
    Please rank your top 5 of the following topics:
    Tick the circle under 1 opposite your first choice: the circle under 2 for your second choice etc. down to 5 for your last choice. Leave the rest blank.

    Read them all before you start ranking.

          1 2 3 4 5    
      The Parish Team.   
      Marriage and Family Life.   
      How a Parish works- - Structures etc.   
      Why they became priests or members of the Parish Team    
      The different areas of parish work they are involved in.   
      The difficulties in their ministry.   
      Finances - How much they are paid, etc.   
      The changing church.   
      Young people and Faith.   
      Secularisation. - God becoming less important in our society   
      Young people's perceptions of Priests/ Team and of church.   
      Is Church just a social convenience for young people.   
      The Confirmation commitment that young people make.   
      Marriage and family life.   
      What it's like for a lay person to work in Newbridge Parish.   
      Their hopes for the future.   


  1. Feel free to write any other question or topic you would like to have discussed in the space below.