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As the festive season fast approaches, the Athlone branch of the Knights of St Columbanus formally unveiled their inaugural Christmas crib within the surrounds of the organisation’s courtyard in St Mary’s Place, on Friday afternoon last.
Through the generosity of the people of Athlone area, The Knights of St Columbanus were able to afford approximately €4,500 to local charities including the Father PJ Hughes Mission Fund, before Christmas of last year.
Deputy Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, Minister for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, launched the Knights of St. Columbanus ‘Fresh Veggies for the Needy’ project.
The Athlone branch of the Knights of Columbanus are delighted to announce their upcoming annual pub quiz, which will take place at The Bounty, Athlone on Thursday, October 6 from 8.30pm.
The Knights of Columbanus in Athlone have raised more than €35,000 for Fr PJ Hughes’ Building projects in Equador, one of the most disadvantaged countries in the world.
Following on from last year’s midland event, another seminar on the topic of ‘New Expressions of Faith and Community’ is being held on Thursday May 8 at 8pm in the Harp Room, Greville Arms Hotel in Mullingar. One of the key speakers this year is Fr Oliver McCrossan of the Columban order who has over 20 years experience of establishing and supporting Base Christian Communities in RC parishes in the Philippines.
THE SCATTERING is Sean Keane’s musical journey along the Rhine with St Columbanus, across Australia, and onto the barricades of labour protest in the United States - told through the songs of Irish emigrants.