|Launch of Pope John Paul II Award in Kilmore|
The Pope John Paul II Award was launched in the Diocese of Kilmore by Paul Brady, All-Ireland Handball Champion and Cavan County Football Player, in the Pastoral Centre, Cavan, on Wednesday 26th January.
Post-primary school students, teachers, principals as well as clergy, representatives of the Diocesan Pastoral Council, members of the Knights of Columbanus and Bishop Leo O'Reilly, were present for the ceremony.
At the Launch: Bishop Leo O'Reilly, Ms Clare Coyle, Mr Paul Brady, Fr Paul Farren, Fr Michael Router
Paul Brady delivers his keynote address
'When we let our light shine we allow others to shine' - Paul Brady
Bishop Leo O'Reilly addresses the gathering at the launch
'There is a great wealth of generosity and idealism in our young people' - Bishop Leo O'Reilly
Clare Coyle, Youth Worker and Co-ordinator of the Pope John Paul II Award in the Diocese of Kilmore
Fr Paul Farren from the Diocese of Derry, one of the founder members of the Pope John Paul II Award
'While many people regard young people as the future ... they are the present as well' - Fr Paul Farren
A section of the audience at the launch of the Pope John Paul II Award in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan
Contact Details: The Pope John Paul II Award Committee
Bishop Leo O'Reilly with members of the Knights of St Columbanus who sponsor
the Pope John Paul II Award