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Portrait Unveiled

Portrait Unveiled

    HOW THE ARTIST SEES A MODERN PORTRAIT FOR A MODERN BISHOP’S HOUSE A portrait of Bishop Michael Burrows was unveiled in the Bishop’s House, Kilkenny, on December 12th  last. For anyone interested in how an artist’s mind works what Olivia Bartlett had to say at the unveiling about how and why she approached […]

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  January 16, 2018   No comments
Plough Sunday in Staplestown Church, Carlow on 28th January 2018 – Celebrating Women in Farming

Plough Sunday in Staplestown Church, Carlow on 28th January 2018 – Celebrating Women in Farming

  Plough Sunday – A Service to Celebrate the Contribution of Women to Irish Farming at the Start of the Growing Season On Sunday 28th January at 3 pm, Plough Sunday will be celebrated in Staplestown Church, Carlow Union of Parishes (Church of Ireland). This year’s speaker is Lorna Sixsmith who is a farmer, farmer’s wife, blogger, author and social media consultant. […]

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  January 11, 2018   No comments
Bishop’s Monthly Letter – January 2018

Bishop’s Monthly Letter – January 2018

Ecumenism is the focus of Bishop Burrows’ letter this January   Dear Friends A highlight of the Christian Year should be … at least ideally … The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity which is observed all over the globe from January 18 to 25. The week was originally chosen as it concludes appropriately on […]

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  January 5, 2018   No comments
New Rector in Killanne

New Rector in Killanne

  Scotsman, the Reverend Ian Cruickshank, was instituted as Church of Ireland Rector of Killanne Union of Parishes, in St Anne’s Church, Killanne, on Friday night last, December 15th .  Originally from Aberdeen, North East Scotland and having served in parishes in Bray, County Wicklow, Kilcooley, County Tipperary, Ballygawley, County Tyrone and Sydenham in east […]

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  December 19, 2017   No comments
CHRISTIAN AID – CHRISTMAS APPEAL

CHRISTIAN AID – CHRISTMAS APPEAL

JUST €5 COULD FEED A FAMILY FOR FOUR DAYS “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in.” Matthew 25:35 Rosamond Bennett, Chief Executive of Christian Aid Ireland, recently returned from South Sudan, where […]

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  December 14, 2017   No comments
TREE FESTIVAL IN ST CANICE’S CATHEDRAL, KILKENNY

TREE FESTIVAL IN ST CANICE’S CATHEDRAL, KILKENNY

The Kilkenny Christmas Tree Festival is under way in St. Canice’s Cathedral. “This is the third year for the festival and so far 125 trees of all shapes and sizes are in situ,” says Dean Katharine Poulton. “The trees are made by individuals, family groups, local businesses, schools and charities.  This year Kilkenny Sub Aqua […]

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  December 8, 2017   No comments
ENNISCORTHY TREE FESTIVAL IN ST MARY’S CHURCH

ENNISCORTHY TREE FESTIVAL IN ST MARY’S CHURCH

Abolutely Fabulous! The Enniscorthy and Monart Union of parishes has teamed up with Wexford County Council to bring you the annual Christmas Tree Festival in 2017 in St. Mary’s Church! The video covers a taste of what to expect when there!  Video of Enniscorthy Tree Festival by Enniscorthy For Kids Do come along! “We have […]

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  December 8, 2017   No comments

DIOCESE OF LISMORE

DIOCESE OF LISMORE FIDDOWN UNION OF PARISHES Christmas Week Services  Sunday 17th  9.30 am Holy Trinity Portlaw Advent Morning Prayer 11.00 am Saint Paul’s Piltown Holy Communion 7.30 pm  Saint Paul’s Piltown Nine Lessons and Carols Sunday 24th – Christmas Eve 9.30 am  Saint Mary’s Kilmeaden Holy Communion 11.00 am  Saint Paul’s Piltown Morning Prayer 11.30 […]

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  December 8, 2017   No comments