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Bishop’s Letter – October 2018

Bishop’s Letter – October 2018

Dear Friends On Friday October 26, citizens go to the polls to decide who will serve and we hope also inspire all the people of this country for the next seven years in the office of President of Ireland. I have often been struck through the years at how often we pray in our liturgy […]

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  October 1, 2018   No comments
Bishop’s Garden Party for those he confirmed

Bishop’s Garden Party for those he confirmed

Bishop Michael Burrows held an afternoon party in the grounds of his home in Kilkenny last Saturday, 15 September. It was a reunion for those he has confirmed since becoming bishop in 2006. Rain held off on the day and those attending enjoyed the opportunity to meet friends and make new ones at this event […]

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  September 19, 2018   No comments
St Andrew’s Church Rathdowney celebrates 200 years

St Andrew’s Church Rathdowney celebrates 200 years

On Sunday 9th September the 200th Anniversary of St Andrew’s Church, Rathdowney was celebrated at a special service conducted by Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, the Right Reverend Michael Burrows. Architecturally, the detached Georgian Gothic Church of Ireland church, dated 1818 and situated in The Square, Rathdowney, is known for its tower and needle […]

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  September 12, 2018   No comments
New Dean of Ossory installed

New Dean of Ossory installed

The Reverend David McDonnell was installed as Dean of Ossory and rector of Kilkenny Union of Parishes at a special service in St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny on Thursday last, August 30th. The new dean is from Carrickmacross, County Monaghan and, most recently, was rector of Dunfanaghy Group of Parishes in Donegal. He succeeds the Very […]

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  August 31, 2018   No comments
Bishop’s September Letter

Bishop’s September Letter

In this month’s letter our Bishop pays tribute to Canon Susan Green and Archdeacon Andrew Orr who are leaving, mentions an imminent retirement, an ordination, a change in Killeshin and much more. Dear Friends Over the summer the rate of change in the diocese, particularly among our clerical colleagues, has not slowed down! Canon Susan […]

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  August 31, 2018   No comments