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

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Bishop’s Letter – April 2018

Bishop’s Letter – April 2018

Dear Friends I begin my thoughts this month by emphasising that I am writing what follows in a personal capacity. I want to contribute candidly to discussion around the diocese, within and beyond these pages. I am but one disciple, one citizen, one voter, and I respect those who when confronted with a binary choice […]

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  March 29, 2018   No comments
Some Easter Church Services in our Diocese

Some Easter Church Services in our Diocese

SOME OF THE EASTER CHURCH SERVICE TIMES IN OUR DIOCESE Compiled from April’s Diocesan magazine notes and clergy emails Information will be added as available.   Note: Dawn Eucharists are being held at lake, rectory, church and strand locations in this Diocese on Easter Day.  Venues include Stradbally, Courtown Harbour, Tinahely, Tramore, Fiddown, Clonbeg and Rosslare, […]

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  March 27, 2018   No comments
Bishop of Sodor and Man visits our Diocese

Bishop of Sodor and Man visits our Diocese

VISIT BY BISHOP OF SODOR AND MAN   The Bishop of Sodor and Man, the Right Reverend Peter Eagles and his wife, Gail, are currently spending some time in our Diocese. They arrived yesterday and were treated to a short tour of the Dail with the Reverend Trevor Sargent to experience our national parliament. This […]

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  March 23, 2018   No comments
Kilkenny Union of Parishes now has a Facebook page

Kilkenny Union of Parishes now has a Facebook page

GOOD NEWS! Kilkenny Union of Parishes now has its own Facebook page where you can keep up with all the news and events in that area of our Diocese. Please click on the link below to check it out: https://www.facebook.com/KilkennyParishUnion/ The post with the recent video of the snow at St. Canice’s Cathedral Close may […]

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  March 13, 2018   No comments
Bishop’s Letter – March 2018

Bishop’s Letter – March 2018

  Dear Friends   It is a truism to say that we live amid the challenges, opportunities and sometimes confusions of a rapidly changing Ireland. While I can get my mind round some of the more obvious and dramatic changes, it is the little things that occasionally pull one up. I have to confess I […]

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  March 5, 2018   No comments
Snow Sunday

Snow Sunday

It’s snow joke what’s been happening! Storm Emma certainly hit in earnest and here in south County Wexford – home of the Diocesan Communications Officer and many more parishioners – the drifts were reminiscent of the Big Snow in 1947, those who were around at the time tell us. I’m sure it’s a scene that has […]

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  March 4, 2018   No comments
St Willibrord Barrow Walk features on RTE’s Nationwide

St Willibrord Barrow Walk features on RTE’s Nationwide

Remember the St Willibrord pilgrimage event last June and the Barrow Walk to bring the relic of the saint from Old Leighlin Cathedral to Carlow Cathedral? Nationwide’s Helen McInerney recorded footage and interviews at this event at the time and it was broadcast on the Nationwide programme on Monday night, February 12th last. Interviews with […]

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  February 20, 2018   No comments
Child Protection Training for School Boards of Management available in 26 locations

Child Protection Training for School Boards of Management available in 26 locations

Child Protection Training – New venues added 12th February 2018 |  What’s New Dr Ken Fennelly, Secretary, General Synod Board of Education (RI) has aksed that this information about child protection training for principals and boards of education be publicized. He says: “The CPSMA has confirmed a number of additional training events in relation to child protection […]

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  February 16, 2018   No comments