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Leighlin Pilgrimage to Echternach – presentation to Irish Ambassador to Luxembourg

Leighlin Pilgrimage to Echternach – presentation to Irish Ambassador to Luxembourg

His Excellency, Mr Peadar Carpenter, the Irish Ambassador to Luxembourg hosted a reception in Echternach Youth Hostel for the pilgrims from Cashel, Ferns & Ossory, Leighlin & Kildare following in the footsteps of St Willibrord. The talented Presentation Band gave a rousing performance of the National Anthem and the ‘local anthem’ Follow Me Up To Carlow , […]

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  June 6, 2017   No comments
St Willibrord Ecumenical Pilgrimage taking place now

St Willibrord Ecumenical Pilgrimage taking place now

The Saint Willibrord Ecumenical Pilgrimage is currently underway in Echternach, Luxembourg, led by Bishops Denis Nulty and Michael Burrows. St Willibrord was educated in County Carlow. The Leiglin pilgrimage group flew out on Sunday, 4 June from Dublin Airport. The group worshipped in Trier Cathedral yesterday.  This cathedral, in the Moselle wine region of Germany, […]

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  June 5, 2017   No comments
Cashel Union now has own website

Cashel Union now has own website

CASHEL UNION OF PARISHES NOW HAS WEBSITE Click here to see the new Cashel Union of Parishes website. You can read about this historic union of five parishes, get details of services in its churches and read parishioners’ monthly newsletter detailing events and news in the union. The rector of Cashel Union is: The Very Reverend Gerald […]

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  June 5, 2017   No comments
Bishop’s Letter – June 2017

Bishop’s Letter – June 2017

This month Bishop Burrows pays tribute to retiring primary school principals, Sandra Horan (Gorey) and Nuala Beattie (Shillelagh); to retiring rector, Canon Roger Harmsworth (Killanne Union) and to retiring hospital chaplain, the Reverend Jenny Crowley (Waterford). He also welcomes the news that Archbishop Peter Eagles has been appointed to our partner diocese of Sodor and […]

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  June 5, 2017   No comments
Echternach Ecumenical Pilgrimage features in Luxembourg online news service

Echternach Ecumenical Pilgrimage features in Luxembourg online news service

This article was published in Chronicle.lu – the independent online news service in English for the international community in Luxembourg. Ecumenical Pilgrimage from S-E Ireland to Visit Echternach over Pentecost    Members of the Church of Ireland (Anglican) and Roman Catholic Churches from the south-east of Ireland will take part in an ecumenical pilgrimage to Echternach […]

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  May 31, 2017   No comments
Bishop’s Medal Winners

Bishop’s Medal Winners

  2017 SENIOR BISHOP’S MEDAL ESSAY COMPETITION This is an annual essay competition for students in fifth & sixth year in any secondary school within the boundaries of the United Diocese of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory. Candidates may belong to any denomination or none. RESULTS: Joint 2017 Senior Bishop’s Medal WINNERS: John Bailey & Rebecca Lalor, […]

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  May 25, 2017   No comments
Extension to Christ Church NS Waterford opens

Extension to Christ Church NS Waterford opens

  Rebuilt school draws inspiration for the future from its proud past The inclement weather conditions on Monday morning March 3rd didn’t stop the pupils, staff, parents and the community at large from coming out in force to celebrate the official opening of the extension at Christ Church National School, which included the refurbishment of the existing […]

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  May 24, 2017   No comments