Many thanks to all of the teachers who entered our competition with Veritas for a copy of “Prayer Assemblies for Primary Schools” by Maurice Harmon and Elaine Mahon. It was a great success. Many thanks to Veritas for sponsoring the prizes. Most people found the questions quite easy, but just to confirm, the answers were:

* The feast of St. Francis of Assisi – October 4th

* The feast of St. Brigid – February 1st

* World Day of Peace – January 1st (this question caused the most problems but I did forewarn you on the form that I was looking for World Day of Peace, not International Day of Peace)

* All Saints’ Day – November 1st

* The feast of St. Vincent de Paul – September 27th

The draw for the prizewinners took place after the 5pm Thursday deadline on Twitter. A Veritas representative randomly selected five numbers. The winners of the five books were:

* Máire Griffin, Skibbereen, Co. Cork

* Edel Moran, Gorey, Co. Wexford

* Creena Bergin, Glen of Aherlow, Co. Tipperary

* Jonathan Mc Kenna, Malahide, Co. Dublin

* Martina Walsh, Bray Co. Wicklow

Many thanks to all who entered the competition and congratulations to all of the winners whom I have contacted via email. Keep an eye out for another Veritas book competition next week.