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Lenten Quiet Day on 14th March

Lenten Quiet Day on 14th March

A Lenten Quiet Day will take place in the Ballyvaloo Retreat Centre on Tuesday, March 14th 2017. The guest speaker will be Dr Anne Francis who recently gave a presentation to the clergy of the United Diocese at their Clergy Conference. For more information contact Reverend Canon Arthur Minion 053 91 40652

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  February 2, 2017   No comments
JOY BELLS TO RING IN WATERFORD CATHEDRAL ON MARCH 19TH

JOY BELLS TO RING IN WATERFORD CATHEDRAL ON MARCH 19TH

On March 19th Dr. Mary McAleese will preach in Christ Church Cathedral Waterford at 10am and launch the ‘Joy Bells’ of Waterford following the service at 11am A couple of years ago a well organised fascist demonstration was set up in the area surrounding Vasteras cathedral in Sweden. As the rally began, with swastikas and hate filled […]

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  February 2, 2017   No comments
Bishop’s letter – February 2017

Bishop’s letter – February 2017

In this month’s letter our bishop talks about the late Dean Victor Griffin – a positive influence for him since childhood. He also mentions the value of independence of mind and quotes a poem that reflects upon the danger of certainty ‘in the delicious and challenging greyness of life.’   Dear Friends Last month I […]

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  February 1, 2017   No comments
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