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News from ceist 18 December 2009
CEIST is the new trustee body for the voluntary secondary schools of the Daughters of Charity, the Presentation Sisters, the Sisters of the Christian Retreat, the Sisters of Mercy and the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.

Catholic Schools Week 2010

Catholic Schools Week, January 31st - February 6th 2010, gives us the opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the tremendous contribution that our Catholic Primary and Post Primary Schools make not just to Irish society but to the mission of the Church.

This year the theme for the week is ‘Catholic Schools – A Light for Every Generation’. The events scheduled for
Catholic Schools Week will take place in schools, in parishes, at diocesan and at national level.

Catholic Schools Week is organised by a joint steering committee of IEC and CORI and will be launched nationally on Thursday 28th January, 2010.

Christmas Greetings

CEIST Education Office would like to offer thanks and congratulations to the Boards of Management, the Principals and Staff of all our schools who day by day, create and sustain the environment of love and faith in our schools, which enables young people to flourish, learn and grow.

May you be richly blessed in all you do and may the peace of Christmas be yours.

We would like to wish all in the CEIST community a very happy, peaceful and blessed Christmas.

Benedict XVI sings on Vatican CD

Scheduled for release at the end of November, ‘Alma Mater: Music from the Vatican’ features the singing of Benedict XVI.

Click here to access podcast and video via Kandle website.

School Retreats

Over the past while the Catechetics Commission has been working to produce a set of Guidelines and Guiding Principles for Youth Retreats in Ireland.

These guidelines are now available and they are offered as a working document.

The guidelines deal with: the context of youth retreats, guiding principles, safeguarding children, roles and responsibilities etc.

Click here to access the guidelines.

CEIST Newsletter

We have completed our Winter Newletter edition, which includes updates from each department, along with photos from our recent conference and other news bits from our schools.

Click here to download electronic copy of the newsletter.

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