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

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Keeping Adults Safe: training events update

Keeping Adults Safe: training events update

All Church of Ireland clergy are reminded to book now for adult safeguarding training events which are continuing over the coming weeks. As a Church we must be aware of and adhere to the relevant guidelines for Adult Safeguarding.  The Safeguarding Board has developed the Adult Safeguarding policy for the Church of Ireland which was ratified at General […]

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  June 7, 2018   No comments
Brian Thorpe retirement lunch

Brian Thorpe retirement lunch

Brian Thorpe has retired after 14 years as Honorary Secretary and Treasurer of the Ferns Diocesan Protestant Orphan’s Society (FDPOS). A special lunch was held in his honour on Friday, 1st June, in the Courtyard, Ferns, attended by Brian’s wife of 60 years – Bea, and his son, Desmond, as well as clergy and committee […]

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  June 5, 2018   No comments
CERTIFICATE IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES

CERTIFICATE IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES

The United Dioceses of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory with Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth Certificate in Christian Studies   Want to deepen your understanding of the Christian faith? Want to explore contemporary issues from a faith perspective? Want to gain a recognised third-level award from a major theological academy?   The Certificate in Christian Studies is […]

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  May 31, 2018   No comments
BISHOP’S MEDAL IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES COMPETITIONS 2018

BISHOP’S MEDAL IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES COMPETITIONS 2018

The United Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory Bishop’s Medal in Religious Studies Competitions 2018 Religious Studies (Adults) Category 1: Matriculated 3rd Level Students Category 2: Adult Lay Persons (over 18yrs) Competition Requirements: The two categories of the competition are open to adult lay persons of any denomination who are normally resident within the boundary […]

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  May 31, 2018   No comments
Bishop’s Monthly Letter – June 2018

Bishop’s Monthly Letter – June 2018

In this month’s letter Bishop Burrows tells us about clerical changes in the Diocese and about the dean-elect for Ossory. He also thanks retiring teachers for their commitment and enthusiasm and has news of the garden party he is planning for all those he has confirmed since he became bishop in 2006.   Dear Friends […]

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  May 31, 2018   No comments
Confirmation Garden Party

Confirmation Garden Party

Were you confirmed since 2006 in this Diocese? If so, you are invited to a garden party at the Bishop’s House in Kilkenny on Saturday, 15th September, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bishop Michael Burrows is holding this party for all people who have been confirmed by him since he became Bishop in […]

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  May 31, 2018   No comments
Bishop’s response to Referendum result

Bishop’s response to Referendum result

“It has always been my view that the Constitution is not the place to deal with the complex and sensitive issue of abortion, and it is now clear that I share that view with a substantial majority of the electorate. While the decisive result of the referendum is a source of relief to very many, […]

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  May 27, 2018   No comments
BUY STOLES TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR NORTH KOREA OUTREACH

BUY STOLES TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR NORTH KOREA OUTREACH

TOPIK (Towards Peace in Korea) is the Anglican Communion’s official outreach to North Korea. Since 2007 TOPIK has participated in various humanitarian aid projects in North Korea. As part of its fundraising efforts to assist supplying medical supplies for two clinics in the Rason area in the northeast of North Korea, one hundred sets of […]

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  May 21, 2018   No comments