An evening of farewell and thanksgiving was held on Friday for Fr Brian Conlon who is leaving the Family Life Centre.
Fr Brian has been a director of the Centre for the last 18 years and is moving to further his career with studies in hospital chaplaincy.
Louise Moran acted as MC while Evelyn O’Donnell spoke as Chairperson of the Voluntary Management Committee.
Various volunteers spoke on the evening including:
Elizabeth Higgins – Rainbows Team
Marie McNamara – Bereavement Support
Seamus Flynn – Widows and Widowers
Ann Winters – New Life Team
Daisy O’Reilly – Beginning Experience Team
Mary Regan – Hospitality Team
Flora Duignan – Pre Marriage Team
Gerard Sherlock – MOSS
On behalf of the staff of the centre, Maura Callaghan addressed the gathering while Marie Brennan read scripture.
Following the formal part of proceedings, hot food and sandwiches were provided by Troy Take Away.