There are trends to secularisation all over the western world and Ireland is no different. It’s a serious challenge and problem in society but we need to be able to answer the call to meet that challenge head on.
Féile Bríde is a gathering of people who want to celebrate the coming of spring, and who want to call Brigid’s qualities into the world, to light a spark for change.
"For these young people this is an adventure but there is also obviously a real commitment – they could be going elsewhere but they have decided to give one week to this.”
Tree given to diocese of Killaloe by St John Paul II in 1979 has been cut down and its wood will be used by students from St Caimin’s to create a piece of sculpture.