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Death of Lord Waterford

  LORD WATERFORD John Hubert de la Poer Beresford, 8th Marquis of Waterford, passed away on 11th February 2015 and was laid to rest among his ancestors and relatives in Clonagam cemetery on Saturday 14th February, following a memorable ecumenical service in Clonagam church.  His remains were received at the church by former rector Canon […]

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  April 9, 2015   No comments

New CD and Hymnal launched in Irish in Kilkenny

Ardaígí bhur gCroíthe – Lift up your Hearts Iomainn agus Carúil Choitianta, as Gaeilge Familiar Hymns and Carols as Gaeilge NEW CD AND HYMNAL LAUNCHED IN IRISH IN KILKENNY Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise launched this CD of 16 hymns and carols, Iomainn agus Carúil Choitianta, as Gaeilge, to meet the needs of the […]

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  March 5, 2015   No comments

Introduction service of the Revd Margaret Sykes to New Ross

DIOCESE OF CASHEL FERNS & OSSORY DIOCESE OF FERNS NEW ROSS AND FETHARD UNION OF PARISHES THE LITURGICAL INTRODUCTION TO MINISTRY IN THE PARISHES OF THE REVEREND MARGARET SYKES (part-time Priest-in-Charge) And her commissioning as Diocesan President of the Mothers’ Union St Mary’s Parish Church, New Ross Friday 16th January 2015 The Welcome: The large […]

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  March 5, 2015   No comments

Institution of the Revd Máirt Hanley to Baltinglass

  DIOCESE OF CASHEL FERNS & OSSORY DIOCESE OF LEIGHLIN PARISHES OF BALTINGLASS with BALLYNURE, RATHVILLY & STRATFORD-ON-SLANEY. THE INSTITUTION TO THE INCUMBENCY OF THE REVEREND MÁIRT HANLEY St Mary’s Church, Baltinglass Sunday 11th January 2015 The institution of the Revd Máirt Hanley to Baltinglass took place on Sunday 11th January 2015 with the Procession […]

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  February 5, 2015   No comments

The Institution of the Revd Brian O’Rourke to Portlaoise

DIOCESE OF CASHEL FERNS & OSSORY  DIOCESE OF LEIGHLIN THE INSTITUTION TO THE INCUMBENCY OF THE REVEREND BRIAN O’ROURKE St Peter’s Church, Portlaoise – Friday 9th January 2015  ‘A new coming together as a community and a family’ The congregations from Portlaoise, the Rock (Dunamase) and Ballyfin along with clergy and lay members of the wider, ecumenical […]

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  February 5, 2015   No comments

Launch of a new CD of hymns and carols, as Gaeilge

Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise  PREAS RÁITEAS- PRESS RELEASE (ENGLISH VERSION BELOW)  Ardaígí bhur gcroíthe Dé Sathairn, 31 Eanáir, seolfaidh Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise dlúthdhiosca nua d’iomainn agus de charúil i nGaeilge.  I dTeach Caibidle Ardteampaill N. Cainneach,  Cill Chainnigh, a bheidh an seoladh ar 10.30 am. Tá an dlúthdhiosca seo de 16 iomann agus carúl, Iomainn agus Carúil […]

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  January 27, 2015   No comments

The Revd Alec Purser settles into ministry in Stradbally (Laois)

DIOCESE OF CASHEL FERNS & OSSORY DIOCESE OF LEIGHLIN STRADBALLY UNION OF PARISHES THE LITURGICAL INTRODUCTION TO MINISTRY IN THE PARISHES OF THE REVEREND ALEC PURSER (part-time Priest-in-Charge) St PATRICK’S PARISH CHURCH, STRADBALLY 5th December, 2014 The Revd Alec Purser pictured with the Bishop following his service of introduction as part-time priest-in-charge to the Union […]

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  January 7, 2015   No comments

Three Diocesan Lay Readers commissioned

  The Commissioning and Licensing of Readers Awarding of Theological Certificates Three new Diocesan readers commissioned by the Bishop in St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny On Advent Sunday , 30th November 2014: Mike O’Meara, Ms Nicola Rowan and Mr Jason Smith. ———————- Award of theThird-Level Bishop’s Medal ——————- Advent Sunday 30th November 2014   The Bishop […]

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  January 7, 2015   No comments