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  • crescent_01Crescent College Comprehensive recently collected two awards: Best Rugby School in Munster 2010, and Best Girls’ Hockey School in Munster 2010. The trophies were in recognition of the achievements of both sports at all age levels including  numerous league wins and the Munster Senior Hockey Cup and the Munster Junior Rugby Cup. Photo attached: Shane O’Brien (left) and Sean O’Callaghan (right) presenting trophies to Ms Karin Fleming (Deputy Principal)
  • The Pastoral Coordinators of the Irish Jesuit schools met in Coláiste Iognáid (the ‘Jes’) on Monday and Tuesday, 17-18 May. They discussed staff formation, RE programmes, retreat programmes for students, staff and parents.
  • Two Jesuits are among the special ‘visitors’ to Ireland appointed by Pope Benedict. Terrence Thomas Prendergast, Archbishop of Ottawa, has been appointed as ‘visitor’ for the Archdiocese of Tuam, and Rev Gero McLoughlin SJ is ‘visitor’ to the religious congregations.
  • Former Provincial Joe Dargan SJ gave a breakfast seminar on ‘Leadership and Ignatian Spirituality’ in the Milltown Institute on Wednesday 26 May as part of the leadership and management training workshops organised by the Partners in Mission Office.