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Pennies4Plastics for Lent

Pennies4Plastics for Lent

#Pennies4Plastics: A Lenten Initiative from the Church of Ireland Throughout Lent 2019, the Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal, Eco-Congregation Ireland and the Representative Church Body (RCB) will be inviting individuals, families, parishes, schools, and Sunday schools and clubs to prayerfully reduce their use of plastic. #Pennies4Plastics is an exciting initiative that celebrates God’s Creation, challenges us […]

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  February 22, 2019   No comments

COMMISSION ON MINISTRY OF THE CHURCH OF IRELAND  The mystery and the problem of judas; The mystery and the problem of me: Holy Week with a difference in the shadow of the Cross  A retreat led by The Rt Revd Michael Burrows, Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory 15th-19th April 2019 Church of Ireland theological […]

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  February 7, 2019   No comments
Standing Committee News and Update

Standing Committee News and Update

The Standing Committee of the General Synod met on Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, in Church of Ireland House, Dublin. Mr Ken Gibson opened the meeting in a prayer reflecting on 2 Corinthians 4.6 and God’s calling for light to shine out of darkness, and interceding for wisdom, patience and a spirit of reconciliation for the […]

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  January 28, 2019   No comments

Social Media – Guidelines for using

Guidelines for using social media A range of social media channels are widely used by parishes to share their stories and keep in touch with their online followers. The Church’s social media and digital communications guidelines can help parishes to use social media well and manage risks that can arise. Posts can travel globally in […]

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  January 17, 2019   No comments
New Rector in Kilcooley

New Rector in Kilcooley

A new rector –  the Reverend Graham Sawyer – was instituted as incumbent of the Church of Ireland parish of Kilcooley Union with Fertagh last Friday night, January 11th.  The event took place in Kilcooley Church where parishioners, clergy and friends gathered for this special occasion.   The preacher was a former diocesan colleague from […]

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  January 14, 2019   No comments
New pew edition of Book of Common Prayer now available

New pew edition of Book of Common Prayer now available

Book of Common Prayer (BCP) pew edition back in stock for Christmas 2018 A newly revised pew edition of The Book of Common Prayer in a smart blue cover, containing the newly approved Order for Morning and Evening Prayer for Use on Sundays, is now available.  The Book of Common Prayer pew edition is priced at £20/€22 (with a 10% […]

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  December 10, 2018   No comments
1st Year Child Boarding School Assistance

1st Year Child Boarding School Assistance

FERNS DIOCESAN BOARD OF EDUCATION 1st Year Child Assistance for Secondary School 2019 (Only one grant per family) A small amount of money may be available to one child in any family resident in Diocese of Ferns, who plans to attend boarding school or day school under Protestant management. All applications are means tested. Application […]

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  November 30, 2018   No comments
Scholarships to Irish College – Ferns Diocesan Board of Education

Scholarships to Irish College – Ferns Diocesan Board of Education

FERNS DIOCESAN BOARD OF EDUCATION – SCHOLARSHIPS TO IRISH COLLEGE  The Board offers scholarships to second level students resident in Ferns Diocese for a course in an approved Irish College in summer 2019. Application forms may be obtained from Margaret Jacob, Honorary Secretary, Ferns Diocesan Board of Education, Shroughmore, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford Y21 VW30. CLOSING DATE […]

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  November 30, 2018   No comments