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Inter-diocesan Seminar for Religion Teachers

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Monday, 27th September 2010,
Hotel Kilkenny.

9.30am Registration

9.45am Opening Prayer and Bishop Freeman’s Welcome

10.00am When the well runs dry, where do we go for water? – Rev. Michael Drumm

11.00am Coffee Break and time to look at Veritas display

11.30am Session Two with Rev. Michael Drumm

12.30pm Reflective Practice and Sharing Resources; Changes are on the way! Lorraine Gillespie

1.00pm Lunch Break

2.00pm Leaving Certificate Non-Examination Resources. Resourcing Senior Cycle Religious Education Gary Abrahamian

3.30pm Finish


Cost: €55 per person ( in advance). All cheques must be made payable to: Kildare & Leighlin Services

Please return your names and payment before Friday, 17th September 2010 to:

Sr. Anne Holton
Diocesan Advisor for Religious Education inPost-Primary Schools

Kildare & Leighlin Faith Development Services
Cathedral Parish Centre
College Street


Michael Drumm is a priest from the Diocese of Elphin. Director of and Lecturer in Mater Dei Institute. Author of ‘A Sacramental People’ and Executive Chairperson of the Catholic Schools Partnership.

Lorraine Gillespie M. Rel. Sc. is a Mater Dei graduate who taught religion for some years and is the National Support Officer with the Department of Education’s ‘Religious Education Support’ In-Service. She was a Diocesan Advisor in Dublin.

She will review the current state of Junior & Leaving Cert. Religious Education and outline plans for the future.

Gary Abrahamian is a teacher of religion in Manor House School, Dublin for the last ten years and he will share his approach to Non-Exam. Senior Cycle R.E. on such topics as poverty, justice, comparative world religions and morality.

A CD Rom containing extensive classroom resources will be provided