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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
Parish Photographers Make A Start

Parish Photographers Make A Start

The first parish photographers’ network meeting took place on Saturday last, April 8th, in Kilkenny. The group was welcomed by Bishop Michael Burrows who looked forward to the network building over time and parish activities being further documented for posterity. Charles Galloway, award-winning wildlife photographer based in Waterford, provided general guidelines related to taking good […]

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  April 12, 2017   No comments
Safeguarding Trust training session – what I learned

Safeguarding Trust training session – what I learned

    Margaret Hawkins – Diocesan Communications Officer   Have you been invited to participate in a Safeguarding Trust training event in your parish? If you are already involved in youth work you will have been but if you’re considering getting involved in this kind of ministry or service this training course is both essential […]

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  April 10, 2017   No comments