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Diocesan Magazine now available by email

Diocesan Magazine now available by email

You can now get the Diocesan Magazine by email each month. It is available in pdf (in portable document format), cost is €35 per annum. Great for family or friends abroad who would like to keep in touch with what’s going on in their home Diocese and for those at home who prefer to read […]

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  April 28, 2017   No comments
Cross carried through Wexford town

Cross carried through Wexford town

For the fifth year running Canon Arthur Minion, rector of Wexford and Kilscoran Union, walked barefoot through Wexford town on Good Friday carrying a heavy wooden cross. Starting from St Iberius Church at noon, he walked to Selskar Abbey where he gave a reading of ‘The Suffering Servant’. Those gathered  then returned to St Iberius […]

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  April 18, 2017   No comments
Parish Photographers Make A Start

Parish Photographers Make A Start

The first parish photographers’ network meeting took place on Saturday last, April 8th, in Kilkenny. The group was welcomed by Bishop Michael Burrows who looked forward to the network building over time and parish activities being further documented for posterity. Charles Galloway, award-winning wildlife photographer based in Waterford, provided general guidelines related to taking good […]

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  April 12, 2017   No comments
Safeguarding Trust training session – what I learned

Safeguarding Trust training session – what I learned

    Margaret Hawkins – Diocesan Communications Officer   Have you been invited to participate in a Safeguarding Trust training event in your parish? If you are already involved in youth work you will have been but if you’re considering getting involved in this kind of ministry or service this training course is both essential […]

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  April 10, 2017   No comments
10 Stepping Stones to developing your parish

10 Stepping Stones to developing your parish

Parishes dare to dream at Church 21 Development Conference Parishes from all over Ireland began the process of ‘Daring to Dream the Dream’ at the Church of Ireland Parish Development Conference on Saturday March 25. Organised by Church 21, the conference was facilitated by the Reverend Ian Coffey and took place in the Emmaus Centre […]

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  April 3, 2017   No comments
East Africa Emergency Appeal – Bishops’ Appeal

East Africa Emergency Appeal – Bishops’ Appeal

This week, the Disasters Emergency Committee in the UK, has launched an East Africa Crisis appeal in response to the rapidly deteriorating situation in the region which has left millions of people starving and in need of immediate humanitarian assistance. Bishops’ Appeal is calling on our supporters to pray for those affected by the crisis, […]

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  March 24, 2017   No comments
Valerie Power visits India with Christian Aid

Valerie Power visits India with Christian Aid

A visit to India for Diocesan reader and Bunclody parishioner, Valeria Power, was a personal achievement. Travelling with a Christian Aid group from Ireland she arrived in the capital, Delhi, in northern India, on Valentine’s Day and spent twelve days in the area visiting projects funded by the charity. “It was a major trip for […]

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  March 22, 2017   No comments