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Miraculous Medals

The First Years underwent the Rite for investing in the Miraculous Medal today. Ms. Anne Harrington provided the medals and the leaflets on the Miraculous Medal and all First Years gladly received them with thanks on the 13th December in Cistercian College Roscrea. They visited the statue of Our Lady […]

Christmas Celebrations for International Students

  Our international students wanted to create something special and to celebrate Christmas together before they depart for home next week. They decorated their classroom, put up the tree and organised the Kris Kindle draw. They set a price limit on gifts and they used their time wisely when in […]

Díospóireacht an Phiarsaigh

Last Tuesday evening, the senior debating team together with their Irish teachers Ms. Dooley, Mrs. Cody and the Deputy Principal Mrs. Smyth travelled to Na Piarsaigh CLG for Babhta 2 of the Gael Linn Debating Competition. Our team of three senior students were debating “i gcoinne” the motion of – […]

Eagle returns home to Mount St. Joseph!

The Eagle that was missing from the right hand pier at the front entrance has been reinstated. The Eagle is the symbol that represents the College’s motto “Let the mind be in heaven while the body dwells upon the earth.”

Commemorating Dom Malachy Thompson’s Ordination

Last Friday a presentation to commemorate Dom Malachy’s Ordination took place on the College grounds. Attended by members of the Monastic Community, Staff, Parents and Students, proceedings commenced with a tree-planting ceremony. The significance of the  young oak tree being planted near the location of the longstanding great old oak […]

Senior League Final

Good luck to our SCT who take on Gonzaga in the Senior League final on this Wednesday 11th December in Donnybrook at 4pm. The boys have played some excellent rugby en route to the final. Captained by Bill Burns (Birr), the squad have been a good example of the benefit […]

First Friday Mass and First Year visit to the Monastery

  Dom Malachy celebrated the December First Friday Mass last Friday in Cistercian College Roscrea. The First Years were involved in the Mass preparation and in the delivery of both the prayers and readings throughout the Mass. The Mass was celebrated on the feast of St. Nicholas; 6th December which […]

CCR Sports Kit Sale!

For the next 10 days Uniformity is offering 25% off the Cistercian College Roscrea sports uniform, while stocks last. https://uniformity.ie/collections/cistercian-college-roscrea (5th to 15th December).

Michael Milne’s Leinster Cap

Congratulations to Michael Milne (LC 2018) who made his Leinster Senior Rugby senior debut on September 28th in the Stadio Comunale di Monigo. This is a marvellous achievement for Michael, his family (from Crinkle, Birr) and for our rugby department as they played a significant role in his development. We […]