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

Archive for June, 2018

PACKED CHURCHES FOR CHILDREN’S CHORAL FESTIVALS

PACKED CHURCHES FOR CHILDREN’S CHORAL FESTIVALS

Children’s Choral Festivals took place across the Diocese on Friday, June 8th and were a culmination of much hard work and dedication on the part of teachers, pupils and clergy. Parents were also involved as helpers, chaffeurs and congregation members at these great events. Services were planned, scripts written, hymns chosen, hymns practised and readings […]

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  June 18, 2018   No comments
Member of Disability Consultative Group sought

Member of Disability Consultative Group sought

Church of Ireland Consultative Group on Disability: Expressions of Interest Sought The Honorary Secretaries of the General Synod would like to invite members of the Church of Ireland to submit expressions of interest to become a member of the Consultative Group on Disability. Applications are welcomed from individuals who have relevant experience, skills and knowledge […]

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  June 15, 2018   No comments
Keeping Adults Safe: training events update

Keeping Adults Safe: training events update

All Church of Ireland clergy are reminded to book now for adult safeguarding training events which are continuing over the coming weeks. As a Church we must be aware of and adhere to the relevant guidelines for Adult Safeguarding.  The Safeguarding Board has developed the Adult Safeguarding policy for the Church of Ireland which was ratified at General […]

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  June 7, 2018   No comments
Brian Thorpe retirement lunch

Brian Thorpe retirement lunch

Brian Thorpe has retired after 14 years as Honorary Secretary and Treasurer of the Ferns Diocesan Protestant Orphan’s Society (FDPOS). A special lunch was held in his honour on Friday, 1st June, in the Courtyard, Ferns, attended by Brian’s wife of 60 years – Bea, and his son, Desmond, as well as clergy and committee […]

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  June 5, 2018   No comments