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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

National Ploughing Championship 2015

NATIONAL PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSIPS – RATHENISKA 22 – 24 September 2015 ‘Celebrating Harvest’ This year the marquee for the Church of Ireland and organised and managed by the Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory looked exceptionally splendid with its professionally designed and executed scenery.  This was constructed by Mr Harry Harris, theatre designer and parishioner of […]

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  November 24, 2015   No comments

Mrs Margaret Stephens

Margaret Stephens All Saints’ Carnew 16 September 2015 Abridged Address given by the Revd Ruth Elmes of Tinahely & Carnew Union It is with some degree of shock that everyone was present remembering Margaret at her funeral. During the tea following the songs of praise on 31 May at All Saints’, (which she helped to […]

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  November 24, 2015   No comments

The Revd Bob Gray installed as Archdeacon of Ferns

The new Archdeacon pictured with his sister Penny at St Edan’s Cathedral, Ferns. (Photo Pat O’Connor) ——————————————- St EDAN’S CATHEDRAL, FERNS INSTALLATION OF ARCHDEACON, CHANCELLOR AND TREASURER SUNDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2015   The new Archdeacon with the two new canons along with the Dean and the Bishop. On this auspicious first Sunday in September history […]

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  October 7, 2015   No comments

New Rector for Enniscorthy

The Revd Nicola Halford has been appointed rector of Enniscorthy & Monart Union of parishes. Ms Halford who has been curate in Wexford and Kilscoran Union of parishes since October 2012 succeeds the Very Revd Chris Long who retired at the end of July. A date for institution will be announced in due course.

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  September 26, 2015   No comments

Enniscorthy bids Farewell to the Ven Chris Long

ENNISCORTHY BIDS FAREWELL TO THE VEN. CHRIS LONG Sunday 24th July 2015 On a typically wet July Sunday, the congregations of the Enniscorthy Union gathered in St Mary’s Church Enniscorthy to pay tribute to their rector for over 10 years. The service was conducted by Assistant Priest the Revd Robert Stotesbury and the Holy Eucharist […]

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  August 3, 2015   No comments

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