Presentation of Certificates in Clinical Pastoral Education at St Luke’s Home, Cork

The most recent course in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) marked a landmark moment in the delivery of CPE training in Ireland.  The course was organised and coordinated jointly by two approved CPE Centres working together, one based at Cork University Hospital where the supervisor is Mary-Jo Corcoran, and the other at St Luke’s Home Education Centre where the supervisor is Bruce Pierce.

At the presentation of CPE Certificates at St Luke's Home, Cork were:(Standing, l-r) David O'Brien (CEO, St Luke's Home),  Sr Siobhán Horgan, Fr Brian Conlon, Orla McMahon, Dr Paul Colton (Bishop of Cork and Chairman of the Board of Directors of St Luke's), the Reverend Sarah Marry, the Reverend Stephen McCann, and Niall Caroll, and (seated l-r) John Walsh, William Locke, and Ms Mary OWens (Director of Nursing, Cork University Hospital).

At the presentation of CPE Certificates at St Luke’s Home, Cork were:(Standing, l-r) David O’Brien (CEO, St Luke’s Home), Sr Siobhán Horgan, Fr Brian Conlon, Orla McMahon, Dr Paul Colton (Bishop of Cork and Chairman of the Board of Directors of St Luke’s), the Reverend Sarah Marry, the Reverend Stephen McCann, and Niall Carroll, and (seated l-r) John Walsh, William Locke, and Ms Mary OWens (Director of Nursing, Cork University Hospital).

On Wednesday, 25th November, the eight people who successfully completed CPE modules recently (4 from CUH and 4 from St Luke’s Home Education Centre) were presented with their certificates during a liturgy in St Luke’s Home Chapel, Cork by Ms Mary Owens (representing CUH) and Dr Paul Colton (Chairman of the Board of St Luke’s).  A reception for family and friends was hosted in the conservatory of St Luke’s Home beforehand.  Also present were residents of St Luke’s and Mr Neil Mackay, Director of Nursing at St Luke’s.

Here is the gallery of photos:

 

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