CREIDEAMH CHILDREN’s ART COMPETITION 2021
The 2021 results are as follows:
1st: Isobel Dermody, Cooloo NS, Moylough.
2nd: Kate O’Sullivan, Killimor NS, Killimor.
3rd: Conor O’Cleirigh, Scoil Ui Cheithearnaigh, Ballinasloe.
Joint 1st: Patrick Stokes & Brian Óg McGarvey, Tisrara NS, Ballyforan-Dysart-Tisrara.
Congratulations to the winners, their teachers, school communities, parents and families.
Condolences to all who are experiencing disappointment.
CREIDEAMH TY HUMANITARIAN AWARD RECIPIENTS May 2021
The above students undertook three projects for their awards:
- raise awareness regarding the plight of Syrian Refugees living in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon
- organise an online conference for TY students in their own and other schools regarding our need to respect the earth and respond to the great environmental challenge of our time
- assist organise the CREIDEAMH Children’s Art Competition 2021.
Clonfert Diocesan Senior Cycle Post-Primary Essay Competition May 2021
St. Joseph’s College Garbally First Year Essay Competition May 2021
Bishop Michael Duignan, Paul Casserly (Knights of St. Columbanus), Ms Rachel Hastings (RE Teacher), winning students, Justin Nkazi (1st), Ciaran O’Hara (2nd) and Hugh Dolan (3rd), Paul Walsh (principal), Ms Sindy Deady-Henry (Deputy Principal) and Michéal Cregg (Knights of St. Columbanus), April 30th 2021.
Pope John Paul II Award Recipients May 2021
St Cuan’s Second Year Students celebrating receipt of their John Paul II Awards with class friends outside St. Cuan’s new prayer room after a prayer and award’s ceremony to celebrate the John Paul P11 awards in St Cuan’s College, Castleblakeney, Co. Galway, 20th May 2021.
Clonfert Diocese’s Schools’ Public Speaking Competition 2020
The Clonfert Diocese’s Schools (Post-Primary) Public Speaking Competition took place on Tuesday February 4th from 7.30 to 10 pm in St. Raphael’s College, Loughrea.
Open to all, it proved to be a very engaging and entertaining event.
The competition also served as a heat for the prestigious Knights of St. Columbanus’ All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition.
The Joint Winners were St. Raphael’s College, Loughrea and Portumna Community School.
Thanks to St. Grellan’s Council of the Knights of St. Columbanus for sponsoring. Schools Public Speaking Competition 2020
For more information please contact Marie Burke, Clonfert Pastoral Ministry Co-ordinator, @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 087 2048683.
Pope John Paul Awards Night 2020
The Clonfert Diocese’s Awards ceremony took place on Tuesday 21st January in The Meadowcourt Hotel, Loughrea.
Thirty-six second level students received awards, and were celebrated by over a hundred and fifty family members, friends and parish and school representatives.
Interested students can still register for this Awards scheme (see details below). For more information please contact Marie Burke, Clonfert Pastoral Ministry Co-ordinator, @ email@example.com or 087 2048683.
John Paul II Awards
The awards are designed for 16 to 18 year old’s living or going to school in participating dioceses. They seek to enable teenagers and young adults to become more actively involved in the life of their parish and community.
They aim to support them appreciate that Religion is not just for learning or reducible to a list of rules designed to limit a young adult’s freedom.
It is hoped that through being active in church and community they will experience the contentment and fulfilment that comes from serving others, especially those in great need.
More information available here.
Unfortunately a number of youth related initiatives have been postponed owing to the Covid 19 pandemic. We look forward to sharing details of these and other initiatives when they are re-activated / brought to our attention.
Updated: 22nd May 2021.