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BIsHOP BURROWS’ CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

BIsHOP BURROWS’ CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

Christmas Message 2016 Michael Burrows, bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory We are coming to the end of a year of shocks. Brexit was one obvious one, as was the outcome of the American election. Fellow EU citizens as near as Italy experienced death and devastation as a result of the appalling natural shock that […]

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  December 23, 2016   No comments
WEXORD CLERICS FAST FOR FOUR DAYS

WEXORD CLERICS FAST FOR FOUR DAYS

WEXFORD CLERICS FASTING FOR FOUR DAYS Canon Arthur Minion, Rector of Wexford and Kilscoran Union of Parishes along with Wexford town priest, Father Aodhan Marken, are currently fasting for charity in Wexford town. They had their last solid meal on Tuesday, 20 December, before 6 p.m. and won’t have another until 6 p.m. on Christmas […]

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  December 23, 2016   No comments
BISHOPS’ APPEAL RESPONSE IN YEMEN

BISHOPS’ APPEAL RESPONSE IN YEMEN

  Bishops’ Appeal supports Christian Aid and Tearfund response to crisis in Yemen The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal is partnering with Christian Aid and Tearfund to respond to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Already one of the world’s poorest nations, it has been devastated by civil war, leaving 7,000 dead, 35,000 injured and […]

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  December 20, 2016   No comments
ECUMENICAL PILGRIMAGE TO LUXEMBOURG 4-7 JUNE 2017

ECUMENICAL PILGRIMAGE TO LUXEMBOURG 4-7 JUNE 2017

ECUMENICAL PILGRIMAGE TO LUXEMBOURG 4-7 JUNE 2017 Fancy going on an ecumenical pilgrimage to Echternach, Luxembourg between 4-7 June 2017? The pilgrimage will be led by Bishop Denis Nulty, Roman Catholic Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin and Bishop Michael Burrows, Bishop of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory. This is to travel in the footsteps of St. […]

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  November 24, 2016   No comments
Environmental Award Winners – What They Did To Win

Environmental Award Winners – What They Did To Win

The 8th Diocesan Eco-Awards were presented at the recent Synod. The winners were: St Paul’s Church, Balloughton (Wexford Union) who won the Church Environs award. The congregation opted to preserve oak and ash trees in the church grounds rather than take the easy option of chopping them down.  This was in order to continue to provide a […]

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  November 21, 2016   No comments
Synod report 2016

Synod report 2016

  BISHOP ASKS FOR ‘MOOD CHANGE’ AT SYNOD 2016 Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory Michael Burrows wasn’t mincing his words in his presidential address to the Synod held in Enniscorthy, County Wexford on October 20th last. In a thought-provoking sermon based on the gospel of the day – Luke 12: 39-48 – about how […]

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  November 21, 2016   No comments