Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Bishop’s Monthly Letter

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01 Apr: Bishop Burrows’ April Letter 2021

THE PERMANENT WAY Rails of Resilience Dear Friends As many of you will know, one of my interests outside of…

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04 Mar: Bishop’s March Letter 2021 – Period of Preparation

 Dear Friends Again one writes in the fog in terms of planning! The final days of March take us into…

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09 Feb: Bishop’s February 2021 Letter

PUTTING ONE’S STAMP ON IT Dear Friends It is becoming more and more difficult to know what to write in…

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21 Jan: Bishop’s January Letter

Note: This letter should have been posted on 1st January. DCO Dear Friends At the time of writing (8th December…

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08 Dec: Bishop’s December Letter

DOING OUR OWN THINKING   Dear Friends, As I write in what is still early November, I of course have…

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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…