"This Liturgy for the Opening of the School Year has been written with the restrictions around Covid19 in mind," says Derry Diocesan Liturgical Centre.
“It is not just a matter of re-opening the schools, it is putting in place the measures necessary to keep the schools open," says CPSMA general secretary Seamus Mulconry.
"If the Department of Education listens to people on the ground, provides additional resources and puts in place a proper road map we will see a return to school in the Autumn," says Seamus Mulconry.
The Adult Religious Education and Faith Development (AREFD) research project is set to run for the next three years following a major grant by the north-east province of the Presentation Sisters.
Anne Walsh is a long established Redemptorist lay missionary. She has worked extensively with the Redemptorists in Canada, Ireland and internationally, as well as with the Canadian Bishops’ Conference.