Oblate Youth Service News

Provincial Steering Committee Meeting, November 2015

The Provincial Steering Committee met on Saturday, 21st November, 2015 in St Michael's Parish, Inchicore, Dublin.

Ray Warren, Lorcan O' Reilly, Leo Philomin, Padraig Corcoran, Ronan Lavery, Eoghan O' Flaherty, Dave O' Donnell, Sam Griffin, Amy Kiernan, Dee O' Flaherty, Caoimhe Carroll

Andrew Brady, Cathal Lee, Suzanne Phelan, Joe Gilligan

Provincial Steering Committee Business

Oblate Irish Regional Meeting October 2015The Provincial Steering Committee were delighted to welcome four new members on board for this meeting. Amy Kiernan, Dee O' Flaherty and Caoimhe Carroll were in attendence for their first Provincial Steering Committee meeting. Joe Gilligan has also joined the committee but sent his apologies for this meeting.

A full review of the Oblate Youth Services involvement in the Lourdes 2015 Oblate pilgrimage was undertaken by the committee. This included a discussion on 2016 coordinating roles and the new responsibilities undertaken by the Oblate Youth Service on the pilgrimage.

The committee was provided with an update on the planning and preparation of the Oblate Youth Service's participation at World Youth Day 2016.

Other Agenda Items

Other items on the agenda for the meeting included an update on Zimbabwe, the Oblate Youth Service Constitution, an update from the Irish Regional Committee, an update on Oblate Youth Service safegaurding policy, a financial update and an update on local projects.

Date for Next Meeting

Saturday, 27th February, 2016 

The Author: David O' Donnell

OYS, Irish Regional Coordinator