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Belvedere boys face freeze in fundraiser vigil

The annual sleep-out of Belvedere boys has begun today, Tuesday, 22 December, in O’Connell St. Dublin 1. Fifth and sixth year students from the college face a freezing few nights until they complete their fundraising vigil on Christmas Eve. Sean Mac Gahann, one of the student organisers, says they won’t be deterred by the cold and are determined to raise even ...

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Forthcoming events

26 January 2010: Psychologist David Coleman fundraising lecture, “Getting Your Child through their Teens in the ‘Teenies’ “. Belvedere College, Gt. Denmark St., Dublin 1. 7.30pm 12,19,26 January 2010: Training for Meetings Matter! with Brian Grogan SJ and Phyllis Brady. Milltown Institute, Sandford Rd. Dublin 6. 8pm

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Short notices

€3476 was the amount raised by transition year students in Crescent College Comprehensive Limerick when they ran the Ladies Mini  Marathon in aid of the St Gabriel’s  Second Skin Clinic, in the city. They presented the money to Ms Kate Sheahan of St Gabriel’s, and it will go towards the running of the hydrotherapy pool there. Pictured are Mr. Sean ...

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Cherishing the children

Parents of teenage children in Coláiste Iognáid have just completed the Cherishing Your Child parent training course run by Helen Smith, founder of Turas Nua. The programme has been delivered to parent groups nationwide and in the USA. According to Helen Smith, “The teenage years in particular can be growth-full and challenging for children and parents alike, a time when ...

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Christmas is for children!

The Manresa Centre for Spirituality,  in Dollymount, Dublin 3, wrapped up a very successful programme of events for 2009 last Saturday, 19 December, when it hosted a Christmas Preparation for Children. According to Cormac McConnell, Communications Director for the Centre, this annual event is among the most enjoyable of Manresa’s activities, and this year the attendance was bigger than ever. It was led ...

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David Coleman talks ‘teenies’ in Belvedere

David Coleman, well-known clincial psychologist, author and broadcaster, is guest speaker at the fundraising lecture organised by Belvedere College Parents Association on Tuesday, 26 Jan, 2010 at 7.30pm. “Getting your Child through their Teens in the ‘Teenies‘ ” is the title of his talk and he will address issues like teenagers and emotional intelligence, helping teenagers go forward with confidence in ...

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Spirituality and suicide

“I only began to heal after the suicide of my young son, when I accepted that I would never really know the answer to my question – ‘Why?'”  So says Carole Anne Milton, whose book  The Coldest Night – A Family’s Experience of Suicide (Veritas) was launched in All Hallows College on Thursday 10th December 2009. The book is an adaptation of her M.A ...

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Warning bells at St Ignatius

On Sunday last, in conjunction with a worldwide ringing of bells, St. Ignatius Church in Galway rang out its bells 350 times to signify the number of parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere, a 35% increase since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. It also marked the urgency of the Copenhagen conference which took place between 7-18 December. ...

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Successful year at Messenger Publications

2009 saw the emergence of a rebranded and reinvigorated Messenger Jesuit Publications (MJP). A shift of focus onto the design and print management of books has reflected in the healthiest year-end figures since 2004. With the help of the Jesuit Communication Centre, A Selection of Irish Art with Reflections by long-time columnist Sr Maureen MacMahon featured on the six and nine ...

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