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Visit the Prayer Garden in Clonmore, County Carlow

Visit the Prayer Garden in Clonmore, County Carlow

The new prayer garden for all faiths and none is now open in Clonmore village, County Carlow beside St John’s Church, Clonmore. It was officially opened on May 13th last at 3 p.m. This community endeavour was funded by Carlow County Council, the Clonmore Development Association and the Church of Ireland Priorities Fund. It was officially […]

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  May 22, 2017   No comments
Important Conference on Reformation this weekend

Important Conference on Reformation this weekend

PUBLIC CONFERENCE Religion, Reform, Identity:Ireland and the Age of Reformations A day of lectures marking the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation One of the most important conferences being held in the country on the subject of the Reformation in Ireland this year   Following on the highly successful conference on 1916 […]

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  May 16, 2017   No comments
JOB VACANCY – ASSISTANT DIOCESAN SECRETARY

JOB VACANCY – ASSISTANT DIOCESAN SECRETARY

Assistant Diocesan Secretary (with responsibility for Finance) The Church of Ireland Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory wishes to recruit a part time (20 hours a week) Assistant Diocesan Secretary with responsibility for finance, based in the Diocesan Office, Kilkenny Key Requirements: Accounting Technician or similar qualification essential Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar […]

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  May 10, 2017   No comments
New Gazette Editor Appointed

New Gazette Editor Appointed

  New Editor of The Church of Ireland Gazette appointed The Church of Ireland Gazette is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Editor, the Reverend Earl Storey, who will be taking up the appointment on 1 June as successor to the Reverebd Canon Ian Ellis who is stepping down from his sixteen-year tenure with […]

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  May 10, 2017   No comments
General Synod – what happened

General Synod – what happened

What happened at General Synod 2017? Details of the events of Day 1-3 are pasted in below. Please click on each day for order of business, more information and results of votes: DAY 1       Attendance –  clergy 150 and laity 238 DAY 2      Attendance  – clergy 155 and laity 249 DAY […]

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  May 8, 2017   No comments
General Synod – President`s Address

General Synod – President`s Address

  The Archbishop of Armagh’s Presidential Address at the Church of Ireland General Synod, Limerick, 4th May 2017Archbishop Clarke focussed this year on the theme of identity. He said, ‘Many of the extraordinary changes on the world scene over the past year might reasonably be seen as revolving ultimately around a single conception, that of […]

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  May 4, 2017   No comments
GENERAL SYNOD BEGINS

GENERAL SYNOD BEGINS

The General Synod of the Church of Ireland is about to begin. It will start with Synod Eucharist at 10.00 a.m. in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick. The preacher will be the Right Reverend Dr Kenneth Kearon, Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe. The Archbishop of Armagh’s Presidential Address will follow at 12.00. If you would like […]

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  May 4, 2017   No comments
Bishop’s letter – May 2017

Bishop’s letter – May 2017

This month Bishop Burrows writes about why he wouldn’t like the date of Easter to be fixed, mentions the upcoming General Synod and pays tribute to the late Very Reverend David Earl, former Dean of Ferns.      Dear Friends   It is hard, writing as I do amid the demanding atmosphere of Holy Week, […]

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  May 1, 2017   No comments
Diocesan Magazine now available by email

Diocesan Magazine now available by email

You can now get the Diocesan Magazine by email each month. It is available in pdf (in portable document format), cost is €35 per annum. Great for family or friends abroad who would like to keep in touch with what’s going on in their home Diocese and for those at home who prefer to read […]

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  April 28, 2017   No comments
Cross carried through Wexford town

Cross carried through Wexford town

For the fifth year running Canon Arthur Minion, rector of Wexford and Kilscoran Union, walked barefoot through Wexford town on Good Friday carrying a heavy wooden cross. Starting from St Iberius Church at noon, he walked to Selskar Abbey where he gave a reading of ‘The Suffering Servant’. Those gathered  then returned to St Iberius […]

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  April 18, 2017   No comments