Missions Day at Loreto

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The Social Justice Group at Loreto College Coleraine has had a very busy Autumn Term, with a number of events and initiatives going on to raise funds for a variety of very worthy causes.

Loreto’s Mission Day is the College’s annual fun day to promote fair trade, the Millennium Goals and the Loreto Missions worldwide.

The day allows students from all year groups to become involved in a variety of activities such as quizzes, sporting challenges and games of skill, with the focal point being the Loreto Christmas Market in the College Hall. Fair trade gifts as well as pre-loved jewellery and fashion accessories

were on sale, and for some a definite highlight was the range of seasonal treats on offer in the café run by Year 13 students in the College’s Home Economics suite. An impressive total of just over £4,000 was raised on the day for the Loreto Missions.

Mr Michael James, Principal of Loreto College, paid tribute to all the students and staff who had worked so hard in these endeavours, under the leadership of Mrs McCool and Mrs McAleese.