Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin. launched Catholic Schools Week 2014 on 20th January with over 200 students and staff of Saint Dominic’s College in Cabra, Archdiocese of Dublin, and thirteen local schools and representatives from across the country.
The launch was facilitated by Ms Maura Garrihy, Youth Officer for the Diocese of Galway and included input from special guest Mr Ger Brennan, teacher and Dublin GAA senior football player.
The fourteen schools participating in today’s launch were: Saint Dominic’s College, Cabra; Saint Declan’s College, Cabra; Colaíste Mhuire, Cabra; Saint Mary’s School for Deaf Girls, Cabra; Saint Joseph’s School for Deaf Boys, Cabra; Saint Mary’s Holy Faith, Glasnevin; Saint Catherine’s Senior School, Cabra; Saint Catherine’s Junior School, Cabra; Mary Help of Christians Girl’s National School, Navan Road; Saint John Bosco’s Boys National School, Navan Road; Christ the King National School, Cabra; Saint Finbarr’s National School, Cabra; Casa Caterina, Cabra; and Gaelscoil Bharra, Cabra.
The Catholic community in Ireland will celebrate Catholic Schools Week between Sunday 26 January and Saturday 1 February.
This year’s theme is ‘Catholic Schools: Places of Faith and Learning’.