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

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New Archdeacon of Ferns announced

The Reverend Canon Bob Gray has been appointed as Archdeacon of Cashel, Ferns , Waterford and Lismore in succession to the Venerable Chris Long who retires at the end of July. Mr Gray is currently rector of the Ardamine, Kilnamanagh and Monamolin Group of parishes. His installation as Archdeacon of Ferns is scheduled for Sunday […]

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  July 7, 2015   No comments

‘SMILING WHEN THE SHOE PINCHES’ with Richard Giles

‘SMILING WHEN THE SHOE PINCHES’ CELEBRATING TRANSFORMATIONAL WORSHIP IN UNHELPFUL BUILDINGS with Richard Giles This seminar with Richard Giles considered the familiar subject of worship in restrictive buildings. It took place on Monday 20th April in St Laserian’s Cathedral, Old Leighlin and hosted by the indefatigable Dean, the Very Revd Tom Gordon. The seminar was […]

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  June 8, 2015   No comments

MOTHERS’ UNION FESTIVAL SERVICE 2015

  MOTHERS’ UNION FESTIVAL SERVICE 2015 DIOCESE OF CASHEL, FERNS & OSSORY St Mary’s Church, Enniscorthy, Wednesday 29th April 2015. ‘United in Prayer’   Following the processional hymn and still in Eastertide, the Bishop filled the large, well-filled church with his booming voice ‘Alleluia! The Lord is risen!’ To which the congregation of Mothers’ Union […]

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  June 8, 2015   No comments

The Institution of the Revd Richard Seymour-Whiteley as Rector of Rathdowney Union

  THE UNITED DIOCESE OF CASHEL FERNS & OSSORY DIOCESE OF OSSORY RATHDOWNEY UNION OF PARISHES THE INSTITUTION TO THE INCUMBENCY OF THE REVEREND RICHARD SEYMOUR-WHITELEY St Andrew’s Church, Rathdowney Sunday 22nd March 2015 Welcome The institution of the Revd Richard Seymour-Whiteley to Rathdowney took place on Sunday 22nd March 2015 with the Procession heralded […]

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  May 27, 2015   No comments

The Introduction of the Revd Alison Seymour-Whiteley (part-time Priest-in-Charge) to Templemore

DIOCESE OF CASHEL FERNS & OSSORY DIOCESE OF CASHEL TEMPLEMORE UNION OF PARISHES THE LITURGICAL INTRODUCTION TO MINISTRY IN THE PARISHES OF THE REVEREND ALISON SEYMOUR-WHITELEY (part-time Priest-in-Charge) St Mary’s Parish Church, Templemore Friday 20th March 2015 The Welcome: ‘The Flower of Scotland’ provided the unusual and unique opening to this service of introduction for […]

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  May 27, 2015   No comments

Death of Lord Waterford

  LORD WATERFORD John Hubert de la Poer Beresford, 8th Marquis of Waterford, passed away on 11th February 2015 and was laid to rest among his ancestors and relatives in Clonagam cemetery on Saturday 14th February, following a memorable ecumenical service in Clonagam church.  His remains were received at the church by former rector Canon […]

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  April 9, 2015   No comments

New CD and Hymnal launched in Irish in Kilkenny

Ardaígí bhur gCroíthe – Lift up your Hearts Iomainn agus Carúil Choitianta, as Gaeilge Familiar Hymns and Carols as Gaeilge NEW CD AND HYMNAL LAUNCHED IN IRISH IN KILKENNY Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise launched this CD of 16 hymns and carols, Iomainn agus Carúil Choitianta, as Gaeilge, to meet the needs of the […]

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  March 5, 2015   No comments

Introduction service of the Revd Margaret Sykes to New Ross

DIOCESE OF CASHEL FERNS & OSSORY DIOCESE OF FERNS NEW ROSS AND FETHARD UNION OF PARISHES THE LITURGICAL INTRODUCTION TO MINISTRY IN THE PARISHES OF THE REVEREND MARGARET SYKES (part-time Priest-in-Charge) And her commissioning as Diocesan President of the Mothers’ Union St Mary’s Parish Church, New Ross Friday 16th January 2015 The Welcome: The large […]

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  March 5, 2015   No comments