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

Archive for May, 2017

Echternach Ecumenical Pilgrimage features in Luxembourg online news service

Echternach Ecumenical Pilgrimage features in Luxembourg online news service

This article was published in Chronicle.lu – the independent online news service in English for the international community in Luxembourg. Ecumenical Pilgrimage from S-E Ireland to Visit Echternach over Pentecost    Members of the Church of Ireland (Anglican) and Roman Catholic Churches from the south-east of Ireland will take part in an ecumenical pilgrimage to Echternach […]

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  May 31, 2017   No comments
Bishop’s Medal Winners

Bishop’s Medal Winners

  2017 SENIOR BISHOP’S MEDAL ESSAY COMPETITION This is an annual essay competition for students in fifth & sixth year in any secondary school within the boundaries of the United Diocese of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory. Candidates may belong to any denomination or none. RESULTS: Joint 2017 Senior Bishop’s Medal WINNERS: John Bailey & Rebecca Lalor, […]

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  May 25, 2017   No comments
Extension to Christ Church NS Waterford opens

Extension to Christ Church NS Waterford opens

  Rebuilt school draws inspiration for the future from its proud past The inclement weather conditions on Monday morning March 3rd didn’t stop the pupils, staff, parents and the community at large from coming out in force to celebrate the official opening of the extension at Christ Church National School, which included the refurbishment of the existing […]

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  May 24, 2017   No comments
Visit the Prayer Garden in Clonmore, County Carlow

Visit the Prayer Garden in Clonmore, County Carlow

The new prayer garden for all faiths and none is now open in Clonmore village, County Carlow beside St John’s Church, Clonmore. It was officially opened on May 13th last at 3 p.m. This community endeavour was funded by Carlow County Council, the Clonmore Development Association and the Church of Ireland Priorities Fund. It was officially […]

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  May 22, 2017   No comments
Important Conference on Reformation this weekend

Important Conference on Reformation this weekend

PUBLIC CONFERENCE Religion, Reform, Identity:Ireland and the Age of Reformations A day of lectures marking the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation One of the most important conferences being held in the country on the subject of the Reformation in Ireland this year   Following on the highly successful conference on 1916 […]

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  May 16, 2017   No comments
JOB VACANCY – ASSISTANT DIOCESAN SECRETARY

JOB VACANCY – ASSISTANT DIOCESAN SECRETARY

Assistant Diocesan Secretary (with responsibility for Finance) The Church of Ireland Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory wishes to recruit a part time (20 hours a week) Assistant Diocesan Secretary with responsibility for finance, based in the Diocesan Office, Kilkenny Key Requirements: Accounting Technician or similar qualification essential Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar […]

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  May 10, 2017   No comments
New Gazette Editor Appointed

New Gazette Editor Appointed

  New Editor of The Church of Ireland Gazette appointed The Church of Ireland Gazette is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Editor, the Reverend Earl Storey, who will be taking up the appointment on 1 June as successor to the Reverebd Canon Ian Ellis who is stepping down from his sixteen-year tenure with […]

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  May 10, 2017   No comments
General Synod – what happened

General Synod – what happened

What happened at General Synod 2017? Details of the events of Day 1-3 are pasted in below. Please click on each day for order of business, more information and results of votes: DAY 1       Attendance –  clergy 150 and laity 238 DAY 2      Attendance  – clergy 155 and laity 249 DAY […]

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  May 8, 2017   No comments
General Synod – President`s Address

General Synod – President`s Address

  The Archbishop of Armagh’s Presidential Address at the Church of Ireland General Synod, Limerick, 4th May 2017Archbishop Clarke focussed this year on the theme of identity. He said, ‘Many of the extraordinary changes on the world scene over the past year might reasonably be seen as revolving ultimately around a single conception, that of […]

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  May 4, 2017   No comments