The Annual Collection for the Education of Students for the Priesthood and Permanent Deacons will take place this weekend 22nd/23rd Sept. This year the Diocese has two students preparing priesthood and a priest undertaking further studies. The cost for one student for one year is €25,000.00. There are three candidates in preparation to serve as permanent deacons in the diocese. They are in their final year of formation. The overall cost of this formation is €30,000.00 per annum. Please give as generously as you can to this special collection.