(United Dioceses of Cashel, Ferns, Leighlin, Lismore, Ossory & Waterford)

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Kilkenny Union of Parishes now has a Facebook page

Kilkenny Union of Parishes now has a Facebook page

GOOD NEWS! Kilkenny Union of Parishes now has its own Facebook page where you can keep up with all the news and events in that area of our Diocese. Please click on the link below to check it out: https://www.facebook.com/KilkennyParishUnion/ The post with the recent video of the snow at St. Canice’s Cathedral Close may […]

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  March 13, 2018   No comments
Bishop’s Letter – March 2018

Bishop’s Letter – March 2018

  Dear Friends   It is a truism to say that we live amid the challenges, opportunities and sometimes confusions of a rapidly changing Ireland. While I can get my mind round some of the more obvious and dramatic changes, it is the little things that occasionally pull one up. I have to confess I […]

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  March 5, 2018   No comments
Snow Sunday

Snow Sunday

It’s snow joke what’s been happening! Storm Emma certainly hit in earnest and here in south County Wexford – home of the Diocesan Communications Officer and many more parishioners – the drifts were reminiscent of the Big Snow in 1947, those who were around at the time tell us. I’m sure it’s a scene that has […]

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  March 4, 2018   No comments
St Willibrord Barrow Walk features on RTE’s Nationwide

St Willibrord Barrow Walk features on RTE’s Nationwide

Remember the St Willibrord pilgrimage event last June and the Barrow Walk to bring the relic of the saint from Old Leighlin Cathedral to Carlow Cathedral? Nationwide’s Helen McInerney recorded footage and interviews at this event at the time and it was broadcast on the Nationwide programme on Monday night, February 12th last. Interviews with […]

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  February 20, 2018   No comments
Child Protection Training for School Boards of Management available in 26 locations

Child Protection Training for School Boards of Management available in 26 locations

Child Protection Training – New venues added 12th February 2018 |  What’s New Dr Ken Fennelly, Secretary, General Synod Board of Education (RI) has aksed that this information about child protection training for principals and boards of education be publicized. He says: “The CPSMA has confirmed a number of additional training events in relation to child protection […]

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  February 16, 2018   No comments
Reading the Bible with Fuel – resource for young people

Reading the Bible with Fuel – resource for young people

The Church of Ireland Youth Department’s new resource, Fuel, seeks to help young people to read the Bible regularly over Lent. The booklet includes a reading plan for John’s Gospel and a 50-page journal. Fuel is free and copies are available from the CIYD offices in Belfast (028 9082 8890) and Dublin (01 497 8422), and from diocesan […]

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  February 5, 2018   No comments
Jars For Journeys – contribute 10c each time for Bishops’ Appeal projects

Jars For Journeys – contribute 10c each time for Bishops’ Appeal projects

The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal, Eco-Congregation Ireland and the Representative Church Body of the Church of Ireland (RCB) are joining forces to promote the Lenten initiative #Jars4Journeys Money raised will go towards helping those affected by the results of climate change through the Greenbelt movement in Kenya which plants trees and supports women’s empowerment, […]

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  January 29, 2018   No comments
Pop-up Death Cafe in Tinahely – start the conversation

Pop-up Death Cafe in Tinahely – start the conversation

GRAVELY SPEAKING – DEATH CAFÉ DISCUSSION LACED WITH LAUGHTER  Coffee and discussion about death, anyone?  A slice of grave cake to go with that? All in a friendly atmosphere? Then please take a seat… That’s what was on offer in Tinahely’s Courthouse Arts Centre on Thursday, February 18th last. While the event was organised by […]

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  January 23, 2018   No comments