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Parish Development Conference on 25 March 2017 in Dublin

Parish Development Conference on 25 March 2017 in Dublin

A Parish Development Conference is being held in the Emmaus Retreat Centre, Swords, Dublin on Saturday 25th March 2017 The speaker and facilitator will be Rev Ian Coffey, Director of Leadership Training at Moorlands College. It is being organised by the Parish Development Working Group – a sub-committee of the Standing Committee of the General […]

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  January 18, 2017   No comments
School Admissions Proposals – Statement by the Church of Ireland Board of Education (RI)

School Admissions Proposals – Statement by the Church of Ireland Board of Education (RI)

CHURCH OF IRELAND PRESS OFFICE Church of Ireland House, 61 – 67 Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2QH www.ireland.anglican.org   Monday 16th January 2017   Statement by the Church of Ireland Board of Education (RI) in Relation to School Admissions Proposals The General Synod Board of Education (Republic of Ireland) was interested to learn of the […]

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  January 17, 2017   No comments
Carlow National School Wins Music Rich School Award

Carlow National School Wins Music Rich School Award

Carlow National School -Music Rich School Award Carlow’s contribution to music and music education was boosted pre Christmas when Carlow National School on Green Road was presented with the prestigious Music Rich School Award from Music Generation. Music Generation is Ireland’s National Music Educational Programme, initiated 6 years ago by Music Network and co-funded by […]

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  January 9, 2017   No comments
New Website for Bishops’ Appeal

New Website for Bishops’ Appeal

The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal has a new website with the latest news and up-to-date information about the disaster relief, development and advocacy projects that Bishops’ Appeal supports. Resources for prayer can be found on the site along with ideas for talks or sermons, suggestions for teaching children about poverty and development and details […]

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  January 4, 2017   No comments
WEXORD CLERICS FAST FOR FOUR DAYS

WEXORD CLERICS FAST FOR FOUR DAYS

WEXFORD CLERICS FASTING FOR FOUR DAYS Canon Arthur Minion, Rector of Wexford and Kilscoran Union of Parishes along with Wexford town priest, Father Aodhan Marken, are currently fasting for charity in Wexford town. They had their last solid meal on Tuesday, 20 December, before 6 p.m. and won’t have another until 6 p.m. on Christmas […]

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  December 23, 2016   No comments
New Hall Dedicated At Lacca Church

New Hall Dedicated At Lacca Church

On Sunday, 4th December 2016, Bishop Michael dedicated the hall at Lacca church. The hall was given in memory of John and Sylvia Lalor of Knocknagad and the construction was carried out by parishioners and friends. The service was attended by members of the two churches in Offerlane Parish, Annatrim and Lacca, and after the […]

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  December 20, 2016   No comments
BISHOPS’ APPEAL RESPONSE IN YEMEN

BISHOPS’ APPEAL RESPONSE IN YEMEN

  Bishops’ Appeal supports Christian Aid and Tearfund response to crisis in Yemen The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal is partnering with Christian Aid and Tearfund to respond to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Already one of the world’s poorest nations, it has been devastated by civil war, leaving 7,000 dead, 35,000 injured and […]

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  December 20, 2016   No comments

Travelling through Swaziland – Michael Burrows

SWAZILAND Michael Burrows Just before Christmas 2013, accompanied by Linda Chambers and Jan de Bruijn of Us. (formerly USPG) Ireland, my wife Claire, and my eleven year old son James, I visited the diocese of Swaziland to see for myself the work which Us. partners there with the bishop, clergy and people. In a sense […]

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  October 6, 2013   No comments