Launch of new Catholic religious education curriculum and programme
Launch at the Presentation Girls School, Maynooth · The Catholic Preschool and Primary Religious Education Curriculum for Ireland and The new primary school Religious education series, Grow in Love Firstly, I am delighted that we are gathered here today, having just heard the wonderful news that Pope Francis has chosen Dublin as the venue to […]
You, or a representative, are invited to attend the launch of the new Catholic Preschool and Primary School Religious Education Curriculum for Ireland (2015), and its related religious education programme Grow in Love. Details: Time and date: 12 noon, 28 September, 2015 Venue: Presentation Girls’ National School, Maynooth, Co Kildare. In attendance: Bishop Brendan Leahy, Bishop of Limerick […]
Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) and Religious Education Religious Education in Catholic primary schools seeks to help children to grow and develop into healthy mature adults, capable of realising their full potential as human beings created in the image and likeness of God. One aspect of that growth is the development of the children’s ability to […]
Recognition of Qualifications to Teach Catholic Religious Education in Catholic Primary Schools in the Island of Ireland
The Certificate programmes in Catholic Religious Education and Religious Studies provided by a number of Centres in Ireland (North and South) and recognised by the Episcopal Conference (Section C), offer pre-service and qualified teachers foundational knowledge and skills for communicating the Catholic faith to children in Primary schools.
The first National Religious Education Congress took place in 2007 and has continued since then as a biennial event. Its aim is to provide an opportunity for religious educators to come together to find inspiration for their work and to avail of the opportunity for personal renewal and growth. This year, the congress will be […]
Information on Holy Days of Obligation and resources for the Feast of the Epiphany and the Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Most Rev Kieran O’Reilly, Bishop of Killaloe and chair of the Implementation Committee introduces Share the Good News and outlines his hopes for what the document will bring to the Church in Ireland in the coming years.
The Certificate programmes in Catholic Religious Education and Religious Studies provided by a number of Centres inIreland(North and South) and recognised by the Episcopal Conference (Section C), offer pre-service and qualified teachers foundational knowledge and skills for communicating the Catholic faith to children in Primary schools.
In Ireland the preparation of children for the reception of First Eucharist is a joint school/home/parish privilege and responsibility. It is important, therefore, to ensure that the home, the sponsors and the parish, in partnership with the school, participate in the lead up to and in the celebration of the First Communion Mass.