News from Sacred Heart School Westport

Sacred Heart School Westport have kindly shared photos and news from recent activities on Catholic Schools Week 2011 in the school, as well as St. Patrick's Day and Ash Wednesday.

Catholic Schools Week in Sacred Heart School, Westport


A Prayer service was conducted by Ms. Margaret Hession (School Chaplain), over the intercom to start the week.


For St. Brigid’s Day a Workshop was held by Miss J. Corley and Miss McQuaid.

Posters and icons of St. Brigid were displayed on the walls around the school by Mrs U. Canavan.












A lunch time lecture on Iconography was given by our guest speaker, Sr. Susie Smith, a Franciscan hermit, living in Ballintubber, Co. Mayo.


A lunch time talk on L’Arche, a Catholic charity, by our guest speaker Mandioneka Munyikwa, who volunteered in a French community, Pierrefonds, for almost one year.











A Prayer service over the intercom by Ms Hession, to close Catholic Schools’ Week. St. Cecilia’s choir sang “Sweet Heart of Jesus”. (First Friday of the month, celebrating the Sacred Heart)







Catholic School’s Week Chart











St. Patrick’s Day

An intercom prayer service was held and posters were displayed throughout school. St. Cecilia’s choir sang “Cead Mile Failte Romhat” and “ Criost Liom”.

Ash Wednesday








Posters of The Stations of The Cross, completed by first years were displayed around the school.

A Prayer service was held to mark the beginning of Lent. Ashes were distributed by teachers while St. Cecilia’s Choir sang “Lord, Jesus Think on Me”.

Other Photos

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