Tenebrae

The Rector Fr Michael Sheil SJ and the Headmaster Mr Chris Lumb extend a warm invitation to you to join the Clongowes community in our annual Easter liturgy of Tenebrae,…

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Christmas Dinner

On December 8th the school community came together to mark the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and to enjoy the annual Christmas Lunch together.Mass was celebrated by the Rector, Fr Michael…

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Human Rights Day

In a powerful and moving Morning Prayer on Monday, a group of Elements students made a presentation to the entire school on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human…

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Advent Reconciliation

On Wednesday, 5th December we held our annual Advent Reconciliation Service in Clongowes. Led by the Rector, Fr Michael Sheil SJ, the whole school came together in the Sports Hall at…

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Fine Art Exhibition

Fine Art Exhibition 2018 The Annual Clongowes Fine Art Exhibition will be in situ in the Concourse from Thursday 6th December and will continue until Sunday 16th. The official opening will take place…

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Christmas Cards

Ho Ho Ho… Fabulous Christmas Cards are currently on sale in aid of the Duck Push, which purchases medical equipment to help treat sick children. The high quality Christmas cards…

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John Paul II Awards

The 9th Pope John Paul II Awards took place in the Church of Our Lady and St David, Naas on Thursday 15th November. The award was created to commemorate the late Pope…

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What will survive is love

Today is the feast day of St. John Berchmans, born 1599 in modern day Belgium. Deputy Headmaster, Mr Martin Wallace spoke of him at Morning Prayer earlier and also reflected…

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Head, Heart, Soul, Body

Wellness Day 2018 How well are you? No really. How well? We may be ‘well off’ or ‘well up’ on something, but how well are we really? ‘Wellness is more than…

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Finding God in the Mess

Night of Peace Cardinal Newman once said that we are responsible for the inner attitudes on which faith depends. Why do I sometimes drift through life like an unbeliever? Because…

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Remembrance Mass

The autumn season is always rich in colour but as November moves towards its end the very richness of those colours is the sign that nature must face up to…

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Parent Day

Rudiments and Grammar Parent Day Rudiments and Grammar Parents are jointly invited to attend the Parent Day that will take place on this Sunday 25th November 2018, when Mr Derek Lahart, Counsellor and Psychotherapist will speak…

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11th Hour in Clongowes

Yesterday (November 11th) Remembrance Day was observed around the world with silence and the tolling of bells to recall the end of hostilities of World War I on this date…

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Gratitude and Respect

November is a month of remembrance. It is a month where we remember those who have gone before us. Those members of our families who have passed away and whose…

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Remembrance Tree

There has been a little addition to the concourse this week in the form of a tree. This is a ‘November Remembrance’ Tree, where students, staff and parents can take the…

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Like Toads Put To Pasture

Elements Parent Day Elements Parent Day will take place on Sunday 11th November 2018, with Fr Eddie Cosgrove sj as the guest speaker and his theme will be: Like Toads Put Out…

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Remembrance Mass

Remembrance Mass: Sunday November 18th at 11.00 The autumn season is always rich in colour but as November moves towards its end the very richness of those colours is the…

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Re-igniting the Mission

Fordham Prep visit to Clongowes: 13th– 20th October 2017/2018 saw the launch of our exchange with Fordham Preparatory School in the Bronx, New York. Fordham Prep is a Jesuit High School…

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Trad for Trócaire

The Clongowes Trad for Trócaire group will be ‘live and kicking’ when they hold their annual ‘Trad for Trocaire’ fundraiser in Connolly’s of Ballagh on Tuesday October 17th from 7.30 -9.30 PM and…

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Live Life to the Fullest

Poetry Parent Day Poetry Parent Day will take place on Sunday 14th October 2018, with Mr Finbarr Walsh as the guest speaker. Mr Walsh is the father of the late Donal…

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