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Bishop’s Garden Party for those he confirmed

Bishop’s Garden Party for those he confirmed

Bishop Michael Burrows held an afternoon party in the grounds of his home in Kilkenny last Saturday, 15 September. It was a reunion for those he has confirmed since becoming bishop in 2006. Rain held off on the day and those attending enjoyed the opportunity to meet friends and make new ones at this event […]

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  September 19, 2018   No comments
St Andrew’s Church Rathdowney celebrates 200 years

St Andrew’s Church Rathdowney celebrates 200 years

On Sunday 9th September the 200th Anniversary of St Andrew’s Church, Rathdowney was celebrated at a special service conducted by Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, the Right Reverend Michael Burrows. Architecturally, the detached Georgian Gothic Church of Ireland church, dated 1818 and situated in The Square, Rathdowney, is known for its tower and needle […]

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  September 12, 2018   No comments
New Dean of Ossory installed

New Dean of Ossory installed

The Reverend David McDonnell was installed as Dean of Ossory and rector of Kilkenny Union of Parishes at a special service in St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny on Thursday last, August 30th. The new dean is from Carrickmacross, County Monaghan and, most recently, was rector of Dunfanaghy Group of Parishes in Donegal. He succeeds the Very […]

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  August 31, 2018   No comments
International Rohingya Remembrance Day in Carlow

International Rohingya Remembrance Day in Carlow

International Rohingya Remembrance Day in Carlow At 3 pm on International Rohingya Remembrance Day (25 August) the bells of Carlow’s St. Mary’s Church, along with those of the Cathedral of the Assumption, rang out in solidarity with the persecuted Rohingya people of Myanmar. Rohingya Action Ireland organised a day at Carlow College to celebrate Rohinyan […]

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  August 28, 2018   No comments
New Rector for Clonenagh

New Rector for Clonenagh

The Reverend Victor Fitzpatrick was instituted to the incumbency of Clonenagh Group of Parishes* last Friday night, August 24th with the service taking place in St Peter’s Church, Mountrath. Formerly incumbent of Kilcooley Union of Parishes with Fertagh Mr Fitzpatrick was wished well in his new appointment by Bishop Michael Burrows who also prayed that […]

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  August 28, 2018   No comments