Personnel

Fr Eamon Roche


Fr Eamon is a priest of the Diocese of Cloyne and was ordained in 2015. He is currently ministering in the parish of Midleton in East Cork. Prior to his ordination, Fr Eamon worked in the I.T. industry and as a post-primary school teacher in the subjects of Maths and Science.

 

Geraldine Heffernan


Geraldine is a teacher in a post-primary school in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. She is also currently a facilitator of a parish adult catechetical program (designed by the Maryvale Institute) in the parish of Dungarvan. Geraldine will be the person-in-charge for the Girls Camp.

 

Dr Jonathan Murphy


Jonathan lectured at University College Cork in History and Politics. He is currently undertaking the Professional Master of Education in UCC as he moves from third to second level teaching.

Veronicia McGurk

Veronicia, from Cookstown in County Tyrone, is currently a member of Holy Family Mission based in Glencomeragh, Co. Waterford. She has previously engaged in parish mission projects with the Céilí Community.

 

Sr Colleen Mattingly


Sr Colleen is a religious sister of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (http://www.ascjus.org). Sr Colleen, originally from Jacksonville, Florida (USA), is living in her religious community and ministering in Waterford City where she prays and works in the service of the Church, extending Christ’s message of salvation.

 

Sr Kathyrn Press


Sr Kathyrn is a religious sister of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (http://www.ascjus.org). Sr. Kathryn, originally from Atlanta, Georgia (USA), is a graduate from St. Mary’s College and the Aquinas Institute of Theology. Currently living in her religious community in Waterford City, Sr. Kathryn has experience as a catechist in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program.

 

Siobhan O’Shaughnessy


Siobhan is from Knockanore in Co. Waterford. She recently completed a year-long Catholic missionary program in Australia with NET Ministries.

Grace Fitzpatrick

Grace is from Bishopstown, Co. Cork and is a final year student in Archaeology and English at UCC. I am a volunteer with the Presentation Brothers Youth Ministry in Cork and have the great honour of being a group leader of Alpha Youth Groups throughout Cork city schools. Grace is also an intern at the UCC chaplaincy department.

 

Stefano Thaddai

Stefano , from Killarney, Co. Kerry, is in formation for the priesthood for the Diocese of Kerry. He has already completed his Philosophy Studies, Pastoral Theology Diploma, Clinical Pastoral Education Certificate and is now completing his degree in Theology at St Patrick’s College Maynooth.

Humphrey O’Connor

Humphrey is in formation for the priesthood for the Diocese of Kerry. He has already completed his Philosophy Studies, Pastoral Theology Diploma, Clinical Pastoral Education Certificate and is now completing his degree in Theology at St Patrick’s College Maynooth.

 

Other Leaders:

Lisa O’Neill (Midleton, Co Cork), Sorcha Trant (killarney, Co Kerry), Colman O’Driscoll (Pallasgreen, Co Limerick), Daniel Dilworth (Upton, County Cork), Mark Dilworth (Upton, County Cork), David O’Donnell (Carrigaline, Co Cork), Robert Hayes (Youghal, Co Cork), Norma O’Leary (Donoughmore, Co. Cork), Naina Thomas (Mallow, Co Cork), Lisa Blackwell (Askeaton, Co Limerick).

 

 

Adequate Number of Leaders:

Both “Camp Creideamh Boys” and “Camp Creideamh Girls” aims to have a 1:5 leader-pupil ratio. All leaders will be garda-vetted according to the Safeguarding Children policies of the Diocese of Cloyne which can be read here.