Start of Year Assembly

The first Headmaster’s Assembly of the year took place on Thursday 29th August, bringing together students and staff in the Boys’ Chapel to mark the start of our 206th academic…

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Parent Retreat

On May 17th, 2019 we arrived at the Brockagh Resource Centre with our shoulders up and minds full of work and the mundanities, routines, stresses and worries of our everyday…

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Loyola to Manresa

Ignatian Camino Retreat On Friday morning 30 of us Transition Years flew to Biarritz for the start of our Ignatian Camino Pilgrimage. There we met our bus driver and travelled…

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Pilgrims, Servants, Students

African Immersion Experience Planning for the African Immersion Experience began in late October and – having spoken to students who had previously travelled on this trip – we felt we…

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Morning Prayer

This morning, Friday 12th April, the Headmaster Mr Lumb led Morning Prayer in the Concourse where he spoke about Holy Week and the hope that Easter time brings for all…

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Green-Schools Programme

The Green-Schools Programme in Clongowes was initiated in January this year by Joey Kennedy (Rudiments), who is chair of the committee. Joey tells us what’s involved… The Green-Schools Programme was…

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Easter Liturgy

The Rector Fr Michael Sheil SJ and the Headmaster Mr Chris Lumb extend a warm invitation to you to join the Clongowes community in our annual Easter Liturgy of Tenebrae,…

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Lenten Reconciliation

Lenten Reconciliation Service Last Wednesday the entire student body in Clongowes came together in preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation for a liturgy led by Fr Michael McGuckian SJ to…

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No Mossies in March

A short Jesuit Lenten campaign to raise money for the purchase of Long-Lasting Insecticide Mosquito Nets to battle malaria gets underway next week, March 25th – 29th. The ‘No Mossies…

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Catholic Schools’ Week

Catholic Schools’ Week is an all-Ireland annual event, which invites Catholic schools to give expression in a special way to the ethos of Catholic Education. It is a celebration of…

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Catholic Schools Week

Sunday 27th January to Saturday 2nd February Catholic Schools Week is an all-Ireland annual event, which invites Catholic schools to give expression in a special way to the ethos of Catholic Education.…

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Hope Based on Experience

Today the Headmaster, Mr Lumb led Morning Prayer with this reflection on the nature of the turning of the year and the genuine hope that the New Year can bring……

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Tenebrae

The Rector Fr Michael Sheil SJ and the Headmaster Mr Chris Lumb extend a warm invitation to you to join the Clongowes community in our annual Easter liturgy of Tenebrae,…

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Christmas Dinner

On December 8th the school community came together to mark the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and to enjoy the annual Christmas Lunch together.Mass was celebrated by the Rector, Fr Michael…

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Human Rights Day

In a powerful and moving Morning Prayer on Monday, a group of Elements students made a presentation to the entire school on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human…

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Advent Reconciliation

On Wednesday, 5th December we held our annual Advent Reconciliation Service in Clongowes. Led by the Rector, Fr Michael Sheil SJ, the whole school came together in the Sports Hall at…

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Fine Art Exhibition

Fine Art Exhibition 2018 The Annual Clongowes Fine Art Exhibition will be in situ in the Concourse from Thursday 6th December and will continue until Sunday 16th. The official opening will take place…

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Christmas Cards

Ho Ho Ho… Fabulous Christmas Cards are currently on sale in aid of the Duck Push, which purchases medical equipment to help treat sick children. The high quality Christmas cards…

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John Paul II Awards

The 9th Pope John Paul II Awards took place in the Church of Our Lady and St David, Naas on Thursday 15th November. The award was created to commemorate the late Pope…

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