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Leighlin Cathedral

Leighlin Cathedral

St. Laserian’s Cathedral, Old Leighlin Leighlin website: http://www.saintlaserianscathedral-parishes.ie/ Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/St-Laserians-Cathedral-and-the-Leighlin-Union-of-Parishes/200026636680660 St Laserian’s Cathedral in County Carlow is one of the undiscovered gems in Ireland and is a magnificent example of a late 12th century cathedral. History Early in the seventh century St Gobban founded a monastery at Old Leighlin where in 630 AD a synod […]

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  October 22, 2013   No comments
Cashel Cathedral

Cashel Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of St. John the Baptist and St. Patrick’s Rock, Cashel Website: www.cashelunion.ie Cashel, resting at the heart of Tipperary’s Golden Vale, is an epicentre of Irish and European heritage, with a history which predates the discovery of America and the New World by over a millennium. A home to saints, scholars and warrior […]

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  October 22, 2013   No comments

Installations of new Canons in Ferns and Ossory

Kilrane & Taghmon, Kilrush & Toome, Clone & Crosspatrick St Edan’s Cathedral, Ferns Pictured on the occasion of the installation of three clergy to the vacant canonries in St Edan’s Cathedral, Ferns on Sunday 26th January 2014. L-R (Standing): The Very Revd Dr Paul Mooney, the Revd Canon Bob Gray (Chancellor), the Ven. Chris Long […]

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  October 6, 2013   No comments

Travelling through Swaziland – Michael Burrows

SWAZILAND Michael Burrows Just before Christmas 2013, accompanied by Linda Chambers and Jan de Bruijn of Us. (formerly USPG) Ireland, my wife Claire, and my eleven year old son James, I visited the diocese of Swaziland to see for myself the work which Us. partners there with the bishop, clergy and people. In a sense […]

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  October 6, 2013   No comments