€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 O Callaghan( P.E. Teacher), Ms. Karin Fleming (Deputy Principal), Ms. Kate Sheahan (St Gabriel’s), Ms. Sarah Toomey (TY), Ms. Fiona Dillon (TY), Ms. Grainne Delaney (Chaplain).
Donal Neary SJ, parish priest of Gardiner St Church, has been appointed Vicar Forane by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. The appointment followed his election by the priests of the twelve parishes in the North City Centre Deanery in Dublin. His job entails being a communication link between the Archdiocese and full-time parish workers, both clerical and lay.
Brian Grogan SJ and Phyllis Brady, in conjunction with Partners in Mission, are conducting a series of evening training sessions based on their recent book Meetings Matter!, which helps to promote and support a group environment of respect and listening. All workers with Jesuit organisations, including volunteers and board members are most welcome to attend on Tuesday evenings, 12, 19, 26, Jan 2010. 8pm-9.30pm. Contact Agata at 01 2932820
Crescent Comprehensive College had a unique victory in the Limerick city schools senior rugby cup over local rivals St Munchin’s College, defeating their cross-town rivals from Corbally 11-3. The match in Dooradoyle saw the Jesuit college go behind after only 9 minutes through a penalty. But they regrouped and responded quickly with a drop goal from outhalf Shane O’Brien to level the score. Crescent went ahead through a try by full back Tom Ryan and two minutes from the final whistle they sealed the win with a Shane O’Brien penalty.