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The Peace of the Lord be always with you!

bishopWelcome to the website of the Diocese of Cashel Ferns and Ossory.

We are one of the twelve dioceses of the Church of Ireland, covering a large area of the South East from Rosslare to Mountrath and from Gorey to Cahir.

We hope what you see and read on this site will give you an impression of our life, worship and witness and make you feel very welcome to join in our activities.

We have a long history and nearly one hundred and fifty church buildings, including six ancient cathedrals. But at the end of the day we are about people…. Bringing them into fellowship with God and with each another as week by week we gather to break the bread and to tell the ever – fresh story of God’s loving presence in Jesus Christ and in the whole life of the world.

Some find faith easy, some find it very challenging, but wherever you are on your journey of faith we welcome you and wish to walk with you in the quest for hope and holiness.

Web pages, however captivating, are no substitute for human contact or for the love and care we all need if we are to face the turbulence and pace of modern life. We hope what you read here will draw you into our midst as we seek though worship and personal encounter to make our response to the human experience of God.

Michael Cashel Ferns and Ossory

A Reflection for Synod 2020 and the wider diocese

Diocesan Magazine

Get your copies in 2020
For annual subscriptions contact:
Mrs Denise Hughes
The Diocesan Office
The Palace Coach House
Church Lane Kilkenny
Tel: 056 7761910
Cost (11 issues per year):
€40 through your parish distributor
– €65 posted to your address
– or read your Magazine on screen by getting a pdf sent to you by email for €35 per year
EDUCATION GRANTS AVAILABLE

Ferns Diocesan Board of Education Grant – First Year Child Assistance for Secondary School

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GAELTACHT SCHOLARSHIPS 

Ferns Diocesan Board of Education also offers Scholarships to Irish College

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Latest News

30 Nov: Diocesan Synod 2020 report

DIOCESAN SYNOD REPORT 2020 The Synod of the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory was held online…

28 Nov: PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE BISHOP SAYS PANDEMIC MAY LEAD TO A BETTER, LEANER, MORE AUTHENTIC FAITH   The Right Reverend Michael Burrows,…

28 Nov: Diocesan Synod 2020 today

The 2020 Diocesan Synod takes place today via Zoom from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A press release related to…

25 Nov: GENERAL SYNOD PREVIEW, Standing Committee News and Disaster Advice Seminar for Parishes

General Synod 2020 A preview of General Synod 2020 is now available:

25 Nov: Video celebrating the Ministry of Women in the Church of Ireland launched

New Video: Celebrating and Giving Thanks for the Ministry of Women in the Church of Ireland A video featuring contributions…

20 Nov: Online Services this weekend in Cashel, Ferns & Ossory

ONLINE CHURCH SERVICES DIOCESE OF CASHEL, FERNS & OSSORY Coming week Saturday 21st November – Friday 27th November 2020 The…

The holding of an online synod will certainly be an interesting and historic event in our shared life    

Bishop’s November letter

Upcoming Events

EVENTS uncertain due to covid-19 pandemic

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