(United Dioceses of Cashel, Ferns, Leighlin, Lismore, Ossory & Waterford)

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New pew edition of Book of Common Prayer now available

New pew edition of Book of Common Prayer now available

Book of Common Prayer (BCP) pew edition back in stock for Christmas 2018 A newly revised pew edition of The Book of Common Prayer in a smart blue cover, containing the newly approved Order for Morning and Evening Prayer for Use on Sundays, is now available.  The Book of Common Prayer pew edition is priced at £20/€22 (with a 10% […]

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  December 10, 2018   No comments
Bishop’s Monthly Letter – December 2018

Bishop’s Monthly Letter – December 2018

Dear Friends Most readers will receive these words on December 2nd, the first Sunday of another Advent season. It seems a long time now since clergy maintained a disciplined tradition of preaching in Advent on the ‘Four Last Things’ – namely Death, Judgement, Heaven and Hell. To follow such a sequence now would seem very […]

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  November 30, 2018   No comments
1st Year Child Boarding School Assistance

1st Year Child Boarding School Assistance

FERNS DIOCESAN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1st Year Child Assistance for Secondary School 2019 (Only one grant per family) A small amount of money may be available to one child in any family resident in Diocese of Ferns, who plans to attend boarding school or day school under Protestant management. All applications are means tested. Application […]

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  November 30, 2018   No comments
Scholarships to Irish College – Ferns Diocesan Board of Education

Scholarships to Irish College – Ferns Diocesan Board of Education

FERNS DIOCESAN BOARD OF EDUCATION – SCHOLARSHIPS TO IRISH COLLEGE  The Board offers scholarships to second level students resident in Ferns Diocese for a course in an approved Irish College in summer 2019. Application forms may be obtained from Margaret Jacob, Honorary Secretary, Ferns Diocesan Board of Education, Shroughmore, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford Y21 VW30. CLOSING DATE […]

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  November 30, 2018   No comments
New Priest-in-charge in Killeshin

New Priest-in-charge in Killeshin

The Reverend Robert Stotesbury was introduced as priest-in-charge of the Church of Ireland’s Killeshin Union of Parishes at a special service in Killeshin Church (Graiguecullen) on Friday night, November 23rd. Mr Stotesbury was ordained in 2006 and has served since then as assistant priest in the parishes of Ferns, Enniscorthy and Ardamine.   In this […]

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  November 26, 2018   No comments
Installation of Canons at St Canice’s

Installation of Canons at St Canice’s

CHORAL EVENSONG AND INSTALLATION OF CANONS AT ST CANICE’S CATHEDRAL, KILKENNY, ON 18TH NOVEMBER AT 5 P.M. A Choral Evensong service that included the installation of the Reverend James Mulhall as Prebendary of Aghour and the Venerable Ruth Elmes as Archdeacon of Ossory took place in St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny last Sunday evening, November 18th. […]

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  November 21, 2018   No comments
Radio Programme about Route 66

Radio Programme about Route 66

Listen in to South East Radio tonight at 8.30 p.m. to the Christian Media Trust’s Faith Matters series and you will hear the Venerable Ruth Elmes’ excellent programme about Bishop Burrows’ Route 66 preachathon and book. The reflections relate to the empowerment of women through literacy based on each book of the Bible – hence the title Route […]

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  November 19, 2018   No comments
Bishop’s Monthly Letter – November

Bishop’s Monthly Letter – November

In this month’s letter Bishop Michael Burrows mentions two new appointments in the Diocese and also remembers five people who died recently  Dear Friends In the never-ending process of change in our diocese, I am pleased to have announced some new appointments recently. Canon Ruth Elmes is now Archdeacon Elmes, having added the role of […]

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  October 31, 2018   No comments