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

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Anglican and Roman Catholic Bishops met

Anglican and Roman Catholic Bishops met

Annual Meeting of the Representatives of the Irish Episcopal Conference and of the Bishops of the Church of Ireland takes place in Dublin   In the spirit of the recommendation of the International Anglican/Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission (IARCCUM) that there should be regular meetings of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops in individual […]

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  October 12, 2017   No comments
Bishops’ Appeal Supports Rohingya Refugees

Bishops’ Appeal Supports Rohingya Refugees

Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal Supports Rohingya Refugees and Others in Crisis Situations The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal has released emergency funds to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to support its work with over 500,000 Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar and seeking refuge in Bangladesh.  Currently one third of Bangladesh is under floodwater and […]

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  October 12, 2017   No comments
Bishop’s Letter – October

Bishop’s Letter – October

  Dear Friends On a visit last month to a particular parish in our diocese, I mentioned a recent experience in a German cathedral which had made me think. It happened in Bonn during the summer, and while no one was looking I thought I would dare to ‘try out’ the bishop’s chair, known in […]

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  October 9, 2017   No comments
Route 66 – Day 7

Route 66 – Day 7

September 29th was the final day of Route 66 and Bishop Michael Burrows began it with a visit to Baltinglass School in County Wicklow. A short sermon beside Baltinglass Church followed then it was on to Kiltegan School (where there were ‘angels’ dressed for Michaelmas) and Church straight away. Having already given short sermons on […]

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  October 2, 2017   No comments
Route 66 – Day 6

Route 66 – Day 6

Friday, 26 September saw our Bishop heading for Counties Waterford and Tipperary crossing the Vee from Lismore to Clonmel for lunchtime sermons. Altogether he visited 10 venues – Newtown School, Christ Church NS, Waterford Cathedral, Stradbally School, County Waterford, Lismore School and Cathedral, Clonmel School and Church, Piltown Church and finally Kilmeaden Church. His sermons […]

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  September 28, 2017   No comments
Route 66 – Day 5

Route 66 – Day 5

Route 66 continued on Monday, 25 September with Bishop Burrows stopping off first at Gorey Central School. Next it was on to Kilnamanagh, Ferns, Enniscorthy and Wexford primary schools in his Diocese, presenting his 3-minute sermons to the children and teachers and also to parents who came along to join him.  From lunchtime he visited […]

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  September 27, 2017   No comments
Route 66 – Day 4

Route 66 – Day 4

Day 3 of Route 66 saw Bishop Burrows preaching in County Laois. He started at Stradbally School then went on to Portlaoise School, Abbeyleix School, Clonenagh School and Rathdowney School. Next stop was Rathdowney Church, then Mountrath, Abbeyleix, Portlaoise and back again, this time to Stradbally Church. Here are images from Day 3:

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  September 23, 2017   No comments
Route 66 – Day 3

Route 66 – Day 3

Bishop Burrows was back on the road again today on the third day of his Route 66 preaching marathon. His first stop was at Shillelagh NS where his reflection was based on a passage from Ecclesiastes. After that he visited Tullow NS, Tullow Church as, Aghade Church, Carlos NS, Carlow Church, Fenagh Church, Borris Chapel […]

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  September 21, 2017   No comments
Route 66 – Day 2

Route 66 – Day 2

Bishop Michael Burrows completed Day 2 of his Route 66 preaching marathon on Friday, 15 September. Lydia Monds of Bishops’ Appeal accompanied him that morning. Reflections were based on 1 Kings through to Proverbs. Here are some images from the day:

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  September 18, 2017   No comments