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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

DIOCESE OF FERNS

ARDAMINE, KILNAMANAGH & MONAMOLIN GROUP Carol services will take place in Ardamine on Sunday 10 December at 10.15 am; in Monamolin on Sunday 17 December at 11 am (the only service in the Group that day) and in Kilmuckridge on Sunday 31 December at 11 am (again, the only service in the Group on that [...]   Continue Reading
  December 7, 2017   No comments

DIOCESE OF LEIGHLIN

ABBEYLEIX & KILLERMOGH UNION OF PARISHES NATIVITY PLAY:  This year the Abbeyleix South National School pupils are performing their nativity play in St. Michael & All Angels’ Church, Abbeyleix, on Sunday 10th December at 7.00 pm. Much work and preparation goes into this extravaganza! CAROLS with CHOIR from St. CANICE’S CATHEDRAL, KILKENNY:  We are delighted that the Choir […]

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  December 7, 2017   No comments

DIOCESE OF OSSORY

CASTLECOMER UNION OF PARISHES 17 Dec Carol Service, the Colliery Church 7 pm, featuring, as always our good friends from the Castlecomer Male Voice Choir. The only other service that Sunday will be one of Holy Communion in Bilboa at 10.30 am. +24 Dec  Sunday 11am Holy Communion, St Mary’s +24 Dec  Christmas Eve: 7pm […]

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  December 7, 2017   No comments