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6th Class Confirmation

  Congratulations to our 6th class who celebrated their Confirmation last week. I hope you all had a lovely day in the glorious sunshine!

Pioneer Pledge

On the 4th of June fourteen people in our class took a pledge. This pledge was to not smoke, drink until age 18 and to stay off illegal drugs for life. The ceremony took place in the local church, Star of the Sea Ransboro in the presence of Father Mc Crann. There was a lady from the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association (PTAA) there. Her
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On Thursday 16th of May 6th class in Ransboro and Strandhill School made their Confirmation. The mass was on in Ransboro church and at eleven o’clock the bishop started the mass. Everyone listened as the bishop said the homily and then it was time for the 6th class to receive Confirmation. As they went up their Sponsor held their Baptismal candle in one hand and had the
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6th Class Donation to Sligo Cancer Support Centre

Today, June 6th, we had a visitor in 6th class. A really nice lady called Maureen from the Sligo Cancer Support Centre. She came so that we could present her with a cheque for €500! We raised this money together, donating from our Confirmation money, so that the centre could continue to provide the excellent services that they provide. The Support Centre cares for
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St. Brigid’s Day Crosses

On St Brigids Day 1st February the First Communion and Confirmation classes got together and made St. Brigid’s crosses. Mr. Quinn showed 6th class how to make the crosses and then 2nd class came in to the 6th class classroom and sat down. The confirmation class showed the younger children how to make the crosses and then everyone set to work making their own cross to bring
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Communion and Confirmation

The dates for the Sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation for 2013 have been confirmed. Bishop Christopher Jones will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation for Ransboro and Strandhill schools in Ransboro Church on Thursday May 16th at 11am. First Communion will be celebrated on Saturday May 18th at 11am in Ransboro Church. We send best wishes to those preparing for these sacraments.

2nd Class & 6th Class made St. Brigid’s Crosses

St. Brigid’s Day   Today is St. Brigid’s Day.  When Brigid was nursing an old pagan chieftain she picked up rushes from the floor and began to plait them into a cross. Brigid used the cross to explain the story of Jesus and his crucifixion to the chieftain. She told him about the love and forgiveness of God. The man repented of his lifestyle
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