Religion Department raise money for Trocaire

The Religion Department organised an Easter draw in March with all proceeds going to Trocaire’s Lenten campaign. Over the three days, a total of £300 was raised. This was a result of an earlier visit by Trocaire who spoke to our current Year 11 group about the work of Trocaire abroad. Religion teacher Mrs Graham […]

Charity, Fundraising, News, Religion, Students

Shoebox Appeal a Success at St Paul’s

Recently, Head of Year 8, Mrs McArdle invited Denise Nixon from the Samaritans to speak to all Year 8 students at their Friday morning Assembly. Following on from this Mrs McArdle, in collaboration with the Religion Department targeted the Year 8 group into delivering as many shoe-boxes as we possibly could which would be going […]

News, Religion, Students, Success, Year 8

John Paul II Awards Programme launched at St Paul’s

On Friday 16 October, Dermot Kelly from the Armagh Diocesan Youth Commission visited St Paul’s to launch the 2015/16 John Paul II Awards programme. This award, which was created to commemorate the late Pope John Paul II, allows young people to understand that religion and faith are not just for learning, nor are they a list […]

John Paul Award, News, Religion, Students, Year 13

Year 10 retreat at Armagh Cathedral

On Thursday 4th June, our Year 10 group celebrated Mass with Archbishop Eamon Martin in our National Cathedral. The Year 10 retreat has now become one of the highlights of the KS3 years in St Paul’s, because it marks the end of this important stage in their lives. The ceremony given by the Archbishop was […]

Events, News, Religion, Students

Armagh Diocesan Youth Commissioner visits St Paul’s

Pictured above is Dermot Kelly with Mrs Hollywood, Head of Year, Mrs Graham, Awards Leader and several of the students who attended the talk. Dermot Kelly from the Armagh Diocesan Youth Commission visited St Paul’s today to speak to Year 13 students about the John Paul II Award. This award, which was created to commemorate the late […]

John Paul Award, News, Religion, Students

Retreat and Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral for Year 10

As part of their annual retreat, students in Year 10 recently visited St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh for a special Mass, concelebrated by Archbishop of Armagh, Cardinal Seán Brady and St Paul’s Chaplain, Father Dermot Maloney. Principal of St Paul’s, Mr Jarlath Burns addressed the pupils during the liturgy. Highlights from the special Year 10 Mass […]

News, Religion, Students, Visits

Fourth annual Armagh Diocesan Faith Award Ceremony

On Wednesday 26 March 2014, hundreds of people both young and old flocked to St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh for the Diocesan Faith Award Ceremony. This event was celebrated by Archbishop Eamon Martin and it was set up in order to rejoice in the gifts and talents of 250 young people who were there to collect awards […]

John Paul Award, News, Post 16, Religion, Students, Year 14

Mass of Thanksgiving for Mr Mooney

Mr Mooney, pictured with his wife, Mrs Anne Mooney.  Mr and Mrs Mooney are pictured with V Rev Father Seán Larkin, Vice-Chair of Governors, Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh, Mr Jarlath Burns, Vice-principal, Rev Father Rory Coyle, Master of Ceremonies and V Rev Father Dermot Maloney, Chaplain. Students in Years 8 to 12 gathered […]

Announcements, Events, Head Boy & Head Girl, News, Religion, Staff, Students, Tribute

Year 13 Retreat at Knock

Accompanied by Principal, Mr Oliver Mooney, School Chaplain, Father Dermot Maloney, Head of Year 13, Ms Christine Fearon, and other staff from St Paul’s, over 150 Year 13 students made the journey to the Marian Shrine at Knock, County Mayo, for their annual spiritual retreat to mark the beginning of their post-16 studies. Year 13 […]

A Level, Events, News, Pastoral, Religion, School Visits, Students, Travel, Trips, Visits

Rainbow Group continue to raise funds for Charity!

For all of us whether pupil or staff, in school and in the wider world in life is a learning curve.  We have all learned many important lessons, through our association with Rachael Sands – lessons about life and living and acceptance. Each Lent it has become the accepted custom that Easter eggs appear in […]

Fundraising, News, Rainbow Group, Religion, Staff, Students

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