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

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New Dean of Ossory installed

New Dean of Ossory installed

The Reverend David McDonnell was installed as Dean of Ossory and rector of Kilkenny Union of Parishes at a special service in St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny on Thursday last, August 30th. The new dean is from Carrickmacross, County Monaghan and, most recently, was rector of Dunfanaghy Group of Parishes in Donegal. He succeeds the Very […]

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  August 31, 2018   No comments
Bishop’s September Letter

Bishop’s September Letter

In this month’s letter our Bishop pays tribute to Canon Susan Green and Archdeacon Andrew Orr who are leaving, mentions an imminent retirement, an ordination, a change in Killeshin and much more. Dear Friends Over the summer the rate of change in the diocese, particularly among our clerical colleagues, has not slowed down! Canon Susan […]

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  August 31, 2018   No comments
International Rohingya Remembrance Day in Carlow

International Rohingya Remembrance Day in Carlow

International Rohingya Remembrance Day in Carlow At 3 pm on International Rohingya Remembrance Day (25 August) the bells of Carlow’s St. Mary’s Church, along with those of the Cathedral of the Assumption, rang out in solidarity with the persecuted Rohingya people of Myanmar. Rohingya Action Ireland organised a day at Carlow College to celebrate Rohinyan […]

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  August 28, 2018   No comments
New Rector for Clonenagh

New Rector for Clonenagh

The Reverend Victor Fitzpatrick was instituted to the incumbency of Clonenagh Group of Parishes* last Friday night, August 24th with the service taking place in St Peter’s Church, Mountrath. Formerly incumbent of Kilcooley Union of Parishes with Fertagh Mr Fitzpatrick was wished well in his new appointment by Bishop Michael Burrows who also prayed that […]

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  August 28, 2018   No comments
BKT CIRCUS HOLIDAY CAMP WAS GREAT FUN

BKT CIRCUS HOLIDAY CAMP WAS GREAT FUN

A fun filled Holiday Camp with a circus theme was held from 23rd to 27th July in St. Peter’s Parish Centre, Kiltegan attended by 36 children and led by 8 teenagers (with a small group of adult leaders providing support and first-aid). It was organised by BKT (Baltinglass, Kiltegan and Tullow).Youth group. Each day was […]

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  July 30, 2018   No comments
Bishop Empey celebrates 60th anniversary of his ordination

Bishop Empey celebrates 60th anniversary of his ordination

Large congregation in Tullow to greet Bishop Empey as he marks 60th Anniversary A congregation of almost 100 family, friends, parishioners and former colleagues gathered with Bishop Walton Empey as he celebrated the Eucharist for St. Peter’s Day in Tullow.  This marked the 60th Anniversary of his ordination, a significant milestone for any priest. Bishop […]

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  July 2, 2018   No comments