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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
BKT CIRCUS HOLIDAY CAMP WAS GREAT FUN

BKT CIRCUS HOLIDAY CAMP WAS GREAT FUN

A fun filled Holiday Camp with a circus theme was held from 23rd to 27th July in St. Peter’s Parish Centre, Kiltegan attended by 36 children and led by 8 teenagers (with a small group of adult leaders providing support and first-aid). It was organised by BKT (Baltinglass, Kiltegan and Tullow).Youth group. Each day was […]

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  July 30, 2018   No comments
Bishop Empey celebrates 60th anniversary of his ordination

Bishop Empey celebrates 60th anniversary of his ordination

Large congregation in Tullow to greet Bishop Empey as he marks 60th Anniversary A congregation of almost 100 family, friends, parishioners and former colleagues gathered with Bishop Walton Empey as he celebrated the Eucharist for St. Peter’s Day in Tullow.  This marked the 60th Anniversary of his ordination, a significant milestone for any priest. Bishop […]

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  July 2, 2018   No comments
Garden Party at the Aras

Garden Party at the Aras

Bishop Burrows and the Reverend Trevor Sargent attended a garden party at Aras an Uachtaran last Monday to mark bliain na Gaeilge. They were there representing Cumann Gaelach na Eaglaise. “It was a splendid event,” Bishop Burrows says. “Also present was a galaxy of users and lovers of the Irish language from all over Ireland. […]

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  June 28, 2018   No comments
Radio stars in our Diocese

Radio stars in our Diocese

Reaching out… Bringing some prayerful time to the housebound… Very much a form of ministry… These are some of the statements from people in our diocese who are involved in making radio programmes. They all regard what they do as a form of ministry and while this work can be time-consuming, the rewards are rich, […]

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  June 27, 2018   No comments
A MUSLIM SPEAKS FROM THE PULPIT

A MUSLIM SPEAKS FROM THE PULPIT

A MUSLIM VOICE FOR PEACE FROM THE PULPIT – ‘A FIRST FOR THE WORLD’ Dr Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi is the first senior Arab Muslim politician to give an address from a Christian pulpit in Ireland. She is also the first woman to have been elected to an Arab parliament. The mother of three who […]

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  June 26, 2018   No comments