Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Bishop’s Monthly Letter

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30 Oct: Bishop’s November 2020 Letter

HISTORIC TIMES AHEAD  Dear Friends  As I write in mid-October, on a Sunday when once again public worship is suspended,…

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30 Sep: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – October 2020

DIFFERENT APPROACH FOR A DIFFERENT TIME Dear Friends As you will know I was obliged to postpone my tour of…

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31 Aug: Bishop’s Monthly letter – September 2020

A TIME OF UNCERTAINTY   Dear Friends Normally my September letter offers good wishes and encouragement to the parishes as…

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12 Jul: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – July/August 2020

THE CONTINUING STORY Dear Friends This magazine will reach readers around Sunday July 5, likely to be an extraordinary day…

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08 Jun: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – June 2020 – plans for resumption of public worship on July 5th

Dear Friends Some brief words of greeting and I hope encouragement too. Normally what appears here is an online version…

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30 Apr: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – May 2020 – TESTING TIMES

  Dear Friends   I remember a phrase often used by the bishop who ordained me priest well over thirty…

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02 Apr: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – April 2020

PLEASE NOTE – THIS LETTER WAS WRITTEN ON MARCH 12TH Dear Friends Who would have thought, a few short weeks…

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02 Mar: Bishop’s March 2020 Letter

JOURNEYING FOR GOOD   Dear Friends  I write in the midst of planning my Disestablishment 150 visit to each of…

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31 Jan: Bishop’s Letter – February 2020

HOW TO REMEMBER WELL Dear Friends As I write I am watching from the corner of my eye news coverage…

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01 Jan: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – January 2020

Dear Friends Purists will argue whether a new decade begins in a year ending with a ‘0’ or a ‘1’,…

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30 Nov: Bishop’s December letter 2019

 LONGING FOR THE LIGHT  Dear Friends  And so, as these words reach readers and hit the pews, it is Advent…

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01 Nov: Bishop’s November 2019 Letter

A TIME TO ELECT Dear Friends, As I sat recently at a meeting of the House of Bishops of the…