Liturgical Celebrations


St. Brigid's Crosses

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Every year the pupils of Cullen National School make St. Brigid's Crosses which are blessed at mass on the last Sunday before 1st February (St. Brigid's Day). 

Brigid's crosses are associated with Brigid of Kildare, one of the patron saints of Ireland. The crosses are traditionally made in Ireland on St Brigid's feast day, 1st February. Many rituals are associated with the making of the crosses. Traditionally they were set over doorways and windows to protect the home from any kind of harm.

Community Volunteers upskilling our pupils and providing their expertise and skill in the area of weaving and making crosses with rushes.

                        


 


Mrs Cremin, class teacher 4th - 6th teaching the younger pupils in 3rd class.





























First Holy Communion 2017.


A well deserved congratulations to Moira Cronin, Humphrey Moynihan, Christopher Philpott and Mary Walsh, who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday last, April 29th. 2017 A sincere thank you to Fr. Fitzgerald and all the pupils from our school who attended. Their singing and music was wonderful. Well done to you all.






Confirmation 2017.

Congratulations to our 5th and 6th class pupils who were confirmed in Millstreet on Tuesday 14th March 2017. We made our confirmation along with pupils from Millstreet BNS, Millstreet GNS and Cloghoula NS. Bishop Ray Browne confirmed us and we really enjoyed the day. Congratulations to the pupils and their teacher Mrs. Cremin. 

The pupils that were confirmed were: Sean O Riordan, Sean Duggan, Christopher Morley, Katie Morley, Molly Morley, Darragh Moynihan, Leon Doody, Katie O Sullivan, Anna Moynihan, Amy Hickey (6th Class), Hugh Linehan, James O Connor, Edel Murphy, Aidan Morley, Emma Herlihy, Rebecca Moynihan, Maeve Byrne and Rachel Twomey (5th Class).





First Confessions 2017.

Second Class were busy preparing for their First Confessions. On Thursday 2nd March, 2017, our 2nd class celebrated the Sacrament of First Penance. Fr. Fitzgerald led a beautiful ceremony of prayer, forgiveness and hymns. Congratulations to Christopher, Moira, Humphrey, Mary and their teacher Mrs. Kelleher. Thank you to all who attended and those that sang in the school choir. The singing was beautiful. We now look forward to Saturday 29th April to ccelebrate our First Holy Communion.