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The motto of the Order is: “To restore all things in Christ.”  The aim of the Knights is to maintain our country Christian in outlook, thought and action. To achieve this end we are guided by two principles of action. The first is the law of Charity. The second is the law of Justice. Membership of the Order is open to Catholic males twenty one years and older. www.knightsofstcolumbanus.ie  

Understanding the Mass – Ep 1 – The Sanctuary

This series exploring all aspects of the Mass begins with looking at the various parts of the Sanctuary.  Produced by the Knights of St Columbanus

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Understanding the Mass – Ep 2 – Priests’ Vestments

In this episode Caitlin and Dermot ask Fr. Michael about the vestments worn by the Priests and how they relate to the Liturgical calendar. 

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Understanding the Mass – Ep 3 – Our Posture at Mass

In this episode, Caitlin and Dermot ask Fr. Michael to explain the times when we kneel, stand and sit during the Mass.  

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Understanding the Mass – Ep 4 – Introductory Rites

In this episode Caitlin and Dermot ask Fr. Michael about the significance of the Introductory Rites at the beginning of Mass

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Understanding the Mass – Ep 5 – Liturgy of the Word

In this episode Caitlin and Dermot ask Fr. Michael about the Liturgy of the Word when we listen to the Word of God proclaimed.

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Understanding the Mass – Ep 6 – Liturgy of the Word (2)

In this episode Caitlin and Dermot find out more about the Liturgy of the Word in conversation with Fr Michael Sheehan.

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Understanding the Mass – Ep 7 – Liturgy of the Eucharist

In this episode Caitlin and Dermot hear about the significance of the various elements within the Liturgy of the Eucharist

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Castlerea Community School – All Ireland Winners 2019

Castlerea Community School were the winners of the 2019 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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Killina Presentation School Tullamore – All Ireland Finals 2019

Killina were joint runners up in the 2019 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Knights of St Columbanus.

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St Joseph’s College Garbally – All Ireland Finals 2019

Garbally were joint runners up in the 2019 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Knights of St Columbanus.

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Ursuline Secondary School Thurles – All Ireland Winners 2018

A team from Ursuline Secondary School Thurles were the winners of the All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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St Louis Grammar School Kilkeel – All Ireland Winners 2017

St Louis Grammar School Kilkeel were the winners of the All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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Ursuline Secondary School Thurles – All Ireland Runners Up 2017

Ursuline Secondary School Thurles were the runners-up of the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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Convent of Mercy Roscommon – All Ireland Finalists 2017

Convent of Mercy Roscommon were finalists at the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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St Mary’s Charleville – All Ireland Finalists 2017

St Mary’s Charleville were finalists at the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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St Ciaran’s College Ballygawley

St Ciaran’s College Ballygawley were finalists at the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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Roscommon Community College – All Ireland Finalists 2017

Roscommon Community College were finalists at the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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St Joseph of Cluny Killiney – All Ireland Finalists 2017

St Joseph of Cluny Secondary School Killiney were finalists at the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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Ballygawley – 2016 All-Ireland Winners

St Ciaran’s College Ballygawley in Co. Tyrone were the national winners of this year’s competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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St. Mary’s Charleville – 2016 All-Ireland Finalists

St Mary’s Charleville at the All-Ireland Finals of the Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus

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2015 All-Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition

Rathmore Grammar School from Belfast were the winners of this competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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