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

Archive for November, 2016

ECUMENICAL PILGRIMAGE TO LUXEMBOURG 4-7 JUNE 2017

ECUMENICAL PILGRIMAGE TO LUXEMBOURG 4-7 JUNE 2017

ECUMENICAL PILGRIMAGE TO LUXEMBOURG 4-7 JUNE 2017 Fancy going on an ecumenical pilgrimage to Echternach, Luxembourg between 4-7 June 2017? The pilgrimage will be led by Bishop Denis Nulty, Roman Catholic Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin and Bishop Michael Burrows, Bishop of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory. This is to travel in the footsteps of St. […]

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  November 24, 2016   No comments
Environmental Award Winners – What They Did To Win

Environmental Award Winners – What They Did To Win

The 8th Diocesan Eco-Awards were presented at the recent Synod. The winners were: St Paul’s Church, Balloughton (Wexford Union) who won the Church Environs award. The congregation opted to preserve oak and ash trees in the church grounds rather than take the easy option of chopping them down.  This was in order to continue to provide a […]

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  November 21, 2016   No comments
Synod report 2016

Synod report 2016

  BISHOP ASKS FOR ‘MOOD CHANGE’ AT SYNOD 2016 Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory Michael Burrows wasn’t mincing his words in his presidential address to the Synod held in Enniscorthy, County Wexford on October 20th last. In a thought-provoking sermon based on the gospel of the day – Luke 12: 39-48 – about how […]

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  November 21, 2016   No comments
Roman Catholic Bishop preaches at Remembrance Service in Waterford

Roman Catholic Bishop preaches at Remembrance Service in Waterford

Roman Catholic Bishop of Waterford and Lismore preaches at Remembrance Service in Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford The most Reverend Alphonsus Cullinan, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, preached for the first time in Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford, on Remembrance Sunday, November 13th last. “This was an important event,” says Dean of Waterford, the Very Reverend Maria […]

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  November 18, 2016   No comments
BISHOP MICHAEL VISITS MART

BISHOP MICHAEL VISITS MART

BISHOP MICHAEL GOES TO THE MART Bishop Michael Burrows, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory visited Carlow Mart last Monday. Carlow mart is located in the parish of Killeshin Union, one of the parishes in his diocese. Rector of the parish, Canon Peter Tarleton, regularly visits the mart on a Monday and […]

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  November 14, 2016   No comments

Rector reacts to portrayal of Protestantism on TV Programme

Rectors reject portrayal of Protestantism as ‘watered down Catholicism’ Indignant reaction from clerics comes in wake of RTÉ ‘Cutting Edge’ programme Thu, Oct 27, 2016, 18:07 Patsy McGarry The Cutting Edge programme was said to include “patronising, ill informed, ignorant and insensitive comments” which should have been challenged by host Brendan O’Connor. Two Church of […]

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  November 10, 2016   No comments