Chaplain

Class 2B Commended for their "White Ribbon" TrĂ³caire Campaign

Diocesan Celebration IICaitlin McGonigle and Clara McLaughlin (2B), represented CCS on Thursday, 21st April for the church’s Year of Mercy at the Diocesan celebration in St. Columb’s College Derry. The event was led by Bishop Donal McKeown and Richard Moore from Children in Crossfire also spoke on the theme of mercy in life. Class 2B led the school’s ‘white ribbon’ campaign in aid of Trocaire during Lent this year, raising much needed funds for charity. Their work was anchored by their CSPE teacher Mr. Paddy Doherty. Thanks to all involved and well done to Class 2B.

School Chaplain

The Chaplain in Carndonagh Community School is Mrs Serena Doherty (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).
The Chaplain can be contacted through the office. The school phone number is 074 9374260 ext. 145.

The role of the school Chaplain
The school Chaplain is a faith presence in the school community, available to all students and staff. They accompany members of the school community on their journey through life. They will respond to the spiritual and religious needs of the students and the whole school community respecting the denominational, religious and personal convictions of all.

The Chaplain works in close co-operation with the Board of Management, Principal, R.E. Department, teachers and pupils, participating in pastoral care meetings, student support team, school planning, evaluation and in-service.

The school Chaplain exercises their pastoral role by:
• Personal contact with individual students
• Access to class groups
• Provision of liturgical functions
• Responding to the daily pastoral needs of the staff and students