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

Archive for January, 2017

Plough Sunday was great success

Plough Sunday was great success

Plough Sunday was a great success Plough Sunday is a traditional liturgy to ask God’s blessing at the beginning of the growing season. The event in Carlow on January 28th 2017 was an ecumenical initiative between Carlow Union of Parishes and St. Joseph’s Church, Tinryand, Co. Carlow. It was held in Staplestown Church. During the […]

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  January 30, 2017   No comments
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
Bishop’s letter – January 2017

Bishop’s letter – January 2017

In this month’s letter our Bishop looks back over his past ten years of ministry, talks about what challenges him, wearies him and what gives him joy and highlights the value of simple steadfastness in the midst of rapid change.    Dear Friends Some months ago, for the first time in my ordained life, I […]

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  January 1, 2017   No comments