The Diocese of Kilmore recently held their annual Pope John Paul II Award ceremony in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre in Cavan. His Excellency Archbishop Charles Brown, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, presented 61 young people from the diocese with their Pope John Paul II Awards at a special ceremony at which the Bishop Leo O’Reilly, Bishop of Kilmore, presided.
At the Award ceremony, 14 people from across the diocese of Kilmore received the Papal Cross Award. 33 received the Gold Award and a further 14 received Silver and Bronze Awards.
Carina McGinnell, Diocesan Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministry, welcomed all present to the ceremony, especially the participants, their families, mentors, parish priests and school representatives as well as Archbishop Brown, Bishop O’Reilly, representatives of the local Knights of St Columbanus and the Diocesan Youth Ministry Volunteers, Claire McGlade and Kathleen McCabe.