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

Archive for December, 2016

BIsHOP BURROWS’ CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

BIsHOP BURROWS’ CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

Christmas Message 2016 Michael Burrows, bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory We are coming to the end of a year of shocks. Brexit was one obvious one, as was the outcome of the American election. Fellow EU citizens as near as Italy experienced death and devastation as a result of the appalling natural shock that […]

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  December 23, 2016   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
Bishop’s Letter for December 2016

Bishop’s Letter for December 2016

In his Diocesan Magazine letter for December Bishop Michael  puts the spotlight on a bell being transported physically – and on how bells can transport us spiritually, particularly at Christmas. Dear Friends  A few weeks ago I was involved in a pleasant transaction involving the bringing of the school bell from the primary school at […]

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  December 1, 2016   No comments