Archbishop of Dublin blesses new building at Presentation College, Bray

Date: 08 Dec 2014

The Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Diarmuid Martin, visited Presentation College Bray on Monday, 8th December, Feast of the Immaculate Conception. He blessed the school building during a special prayer service with staff and students.

Take a look at some photos from the occasion (courtesy of Mr Clifton Rooney).

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Former principal, Br Clement McCarthy, is welcome to the school by serving principal, Mr Gerry Duffy.
Archbishop Martin is welcomed to Presentation College, Bray by Principal, Mr Gerry Duffy.
Archbishop is greeted by students on his arrival.
With staff and students.
Archbishop Martin leads a prayer service to bless the school building.
Some of the singers at the prayer service.
Students were actively involved in the liturgy of blessing.
School chaplain, Br Raymond Dwyer, keeps a watchful eye on proceedings!
Archbishop Martin prays for God's blessing on Presentation College, Bray.
Archbishop Martin during the prayer service.
Archbishop Martin during his address.
Representatives of Presentation Brothers Schools Trust PBST) were also in attendance including CEO, Mr Paul Scanlan (centre) and Chairman, Mr Jack O'Sullivan (left).
Chairman of the Board of Management, Mr Tony Bellew, addresses the gathering after the prayer service.
Some of the attendance at the prayer service.
Principal, Mr Gerry Duffy, speaking after the prayer service.
Sharing a joke with students and staff.
Archbishop Martin prepares to leave.