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Senior Bishop’s Medal Competition 2016

    Please see the information below about the Senior Bishop’s Medal Competition 2016. Senior Medal form copy Senior Bishop’s Medal Students in Secondary Education 5th & 6th Year Students Competition Requirements: The competition is open to anyone attending a secondary school within the United Diocese. Competitors are not required to be members of the […]

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  February 18, 2016   No comments

Death of Mrs. Georgina Rothwell

It is with great sadness that we mark the death of Mrs. Georgina Rothwell of Killurin Co. Wexford. She served her parish and our diocese in many ways, particularly her long service as Ferns district secretary. She undertook all her roles with energy, dedication and kindness, and her knowledge of diocesan matters was unsurpassed. ”It […]

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  January 24, 2016   No comments

Institution of Rev. Nicola Halford

On Friday 22nd January, Rev. Nicola Halford was instituted as Rector of Enniscorthy and Monart Union. Nicola was previously curate of Wexford and Kilscoran Union, and a large number of her former parishioners made the short journey north to wish her well. Also there were Nicola’s family, including her husband Ronan, her parents, sisters and […]

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  January 24, 2016   No comments

Death of Mr. Herbie Sharman

It is with sadness that we share the news of the death on Monday 11th January of  Mr Herbie Sharman. He had been a teacher in Kilkenny College, where he was involved in hockey coaching, and was a former President of the Irish Hockey Union. In the Diocese he was Diocesan Communications Officer, Editor of […]

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  January 23, 2016   No comments

WEXFORD 4 DAY FAST

Pictured are Canon Arthur Minion, Wexford and Kilscoran Union and the Very Reverand Aodhán Marken ADM, Wexford Parish as they commence day 2 of their 4 day fast in aid of local charities. The annual Four Day Christmas Fast is an important fixture in the Wexford calendar and this year, it began on Sunday (December […]

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  December 26, 2015   No comments

Awards at Synod

CFO Website Winners 2015 L-R: The Revd Nicola Halford (Wexford & Kilscoran Union), the Very Revd Katharine Poulton (Dean of Ossory), the Bishop and the Very Revd Maria Jansson (Dean of Waterford). The annual ecological awards Tipperary was the winner in the Environmental motivation category. L-R:  The Dean of Cashel the Very Revd Gerald Field, […]

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  December 26, 2015   No comments

Diocesan Synod 2015

Diocesan Synod, Kildalton, 21 october 2015- an overview ‘…and what I say to you, I say to all – keep awake!’ – A sense of Urgency. Eucharist and Bishop’s address The lesson was read by the Revd Alessandra di Chiara and the Gospel by the Very Revd Paul Draper and the music was led on […]

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  December 25, 2015   No comments

The Revd Ann Wallace

The Reverend Ann Wallace (née Marchant)  1929 – 2015 The Revd Ann Wallace passed away in the loving care of the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. We extend our sympathies to her husband Bruce and Edward, Andrew, James and Beth. She will be sadly missed by her family, her grandchildren Becky, Vicky, Nicole, Ben, […]

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  December 25, 2015   No comments

Dean Paul Mooney visits Korea

KOREAN ANGLICAN CHURCH 125th ANNIVERSARY Decisions When the invitation card arrived from Seoul in early Summer to attend the 125th anniversary of the Korean Anglican Church, I put the card on the mantle piece  and thought that it would be nice to go but the flight would cost just a bit too much for my budget […]

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  November 24, 2015   No comments

Climate Change Conference in Kilkenny

CONFERENCE:  FARMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE ‘Water is the new oil’ A major conference on the effects of Climate Change on Farming in Ireland and abroad was held in Kilkenny College on Saturday 4 October 2015 under the auspices of the Environmental Committee of the Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory. The Chairperson of the Committee, […]

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  November 24, 2015   No comments