A very warm congratulations to our twenty-two Upper Sixth pupils who were awarded the Pope John Paul II Award by Bishop Noel Trainor on Thursday 9th February. The celebration was held in St Mary’s Chapel Lane, where the volunteer work carried out by our pupils over a two-year period was recognized in this most worthwhile award. The recipients of the Award carried out voluntary service in a wide range of parish and social settings that included leading Children’s Liturgy, ministering as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, and Ministers of the Word. In addition to volunteering to support a wide-range of activities in school, some of our pupils had the opportunity to travel to Lourdes and World Youth Day in Poland during the summer holiday.
The recipients of the Award are:
Carla Abbate, Olivia Adair, Holly Boyle, James Brady, Fiona Duffy, Aoife Finnegan, Orla Lavery, Zoë McConnell, James McGeown, Bronach McKinney, Emily McStravick, Tara Martin, Orla Meenan, Beth O’Connor, Mark O’Hanlon, Paul O’Hanlon, Lucy O’Neill, Michael Rogan, Alice Soult, Shannagh Taylor, Joel Webb, Callum Whitten