St. Leo’s College is proud and pleased to announce the launch of our commemorative book reflecting on the enormous contribution made by the Mercy Congregation to Education. The book entitled “The Proof of Love is Deed – Following in the Footsteps of Catherine McAuley” includes a number of personal reflections from a number of high profile contributors including Sheila Carney RSM, Aine Barrins RSM, Mary C. Sullivan RSM, Brenda Dolphin RSM, Ann Looney NCCA, Dr David Tuohy SJ, Fr Peter McVerry SJ, Sr Stanislaus Kennedy, Mary Curtis RTE, Teresa McKenna NCAD, Olivia O’Leary Journalist and Broadcaster, Mary Doyle Deputy Secretary General of the Department of Education and Skills, John Lonergan former Governor of Mountjoy Prison, Anne Kelleher, former Chief Executive of CEIST, Professor Hannah McGee, Dean Royal College of Surgeons, Sheila Smyth DES German Inspector, Msgr. Caoimhin O’Neill, President of Carlow College.
We are delighted that past pupil Olivia O’Leary has agreed to launch this publication which will take place on 1st May at 7.30pm.
The launch will be followed by the fifth Catherine McAuley Lecture, delivered by Alison Miller, a member of the successful Six Nations Women’s Rugby Team.
All are welcome to what promises to be a truly wonderful evening.