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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
MORE BELLS TO BE RUNG WORLDWIDE

MORE BELLS TO BE RUNG WORLDWIDE

Statement of the Spring 2017 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference In a statement from the conference held in Maynooth last week that included many serious issues, the JOY BELLS AGAINST RACISM initiative to begin in Waterford Cathedral next Sunday at 11 a.m. was included. “Joy of Bells” initiative, 19 March – expressing […]

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  March 14, 2017   No comments
Grandparents important in passing on the Christian story

Grandparents important in passing on the Christian story

INTER-GENERATIONAL RATHER THAN CHILDREN’S MINISTRY ALONE DEEMED ESSENTIAL CHILDREN’S MINISTRY NETWORK SPRING CONFERENCE WATERFORD 28 FEBRUARY – 1 MARCH How to work with children who haven’t heard the Christian story and the necessity for focusing on inter-generational rather than children’s ministry alone – these were the main issues discussed at a recent UK and Ireland […]

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  March 3, 2017   No comments
Christmas Fast Cheques Presented in Wexford

Christmas Fast Cheques Presented in Wexford

Canon Arthur Minion, Rector of Wexford and Kilscoran Union of Parishes and Fr Aodhan Marken of Rowe St parish presented cheques to several Wexford charities last Tuesday. After €48,500 was raised over four days of fasting, the two clerics were then in a position to help the following charities who have now received their cheques: […]

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  February 26, 2017   No comments
Report from Green Conference in Kilkenny College

Report from Green Conference in Kilkenny College

  PARISHES GET SERIOUS ABOUT STEWARDSHIP OF CREATION IN WAYS WHICH SAVE MONEY & IMPROVE CHURCH ENVIRONS Parishioners and clergy from across the Cashel, Ferns and Ossory Diocese came in large numbers to Kilkenny College on Saturday, 18th February to learn ways of improving their church properties, inside and out. A number also teamed up […]

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  February 22, 2017   No comments
JOY BELLS – MORE CHURCHES TAKING PART

JOY BELLS – MORE CHURCHES TAKING PART

The Very Reverend Maria Jansson, Dean of Waterford, is delighted that the JOY BELLS Against Racism event on March 19th at 11 a.m. in Waterford Cathedral is gaining traction. The following have now expressed their support and will be organizing the ringing of church bells in solidarity at that time: Dr. Rowan Williams: Former Archbishop of […]

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  February 21, 2017   No comments
MOTHERS’ UNION NOTES

MOTHERS’ UNION NOTES

MOTHERS’ UNION NOTES From the President   We hear a lot these days of the involvement of Trade Unions in industrial disputes be it teachers, transport, nurses or retails outlets.  These Unions seek to do their utmost for their members.   Our organisation M.U. has the word Union attached to it but for very different reasons.  […]

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  February 21, 2017   No comments
IRISH TIMES ARTICLE ABOUT JOY BELLS CAMPAIGN

IRISH TIMES ARTICLE ABOUT JOY BELLS CAMPAIGN

Click here to read the Rite & Reason article by the Very Reverent Maria Jansson about the JOY BELLS AGAINST RACISM campaign in today’s Irish Times (14.02.17) Also new development – Ambassador of Hungary to Ireland , H.E. Mr. Istvan S. Palffy, Ambassador of Hungary to Ireland and his wife Mrs. Judit Toth  will attend Bells […]

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  February 14, 2017   No comments