Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Bishop’s Monthly Letter

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…

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…

Áras an Uachtarán Cóisir
30 Aug: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – September 2019

A TIME TO APPRECIATE I begin with words of affectionate and grateful tribute to two of our retired priests who…

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03 Jul: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – July 2019

  A TIME TO REFLECT  Dear Friends The summer beckons! We hope readers will find moments of refreshment and relaxation,…

31 May: Bishop’s Monthly letter – June 2019 – Facing reality

Dear Friends No organisation (or perhaps better ‘organism’), the Church itself included, should plod along for years without pausing to…

01 May: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – May 2019

Dear Friends Recently, with a small but representative group from across the diocese, I participated in a new all-Ireland initiative…

01 Apr: Bishop’s April Letter

Dear Friends One of the pastoral priorities of the Church of Ireland has always been ministry to those in hospital….

28 Feb: Bishop’s Letter – March 2019

  Dear Friends   In my letter of last month I reflected on the 150th anniversary of Disestablishment, noting that…

01 Feb: Bishop’s Letter – February 2019

Dear Friends In 1869, the Westminster parliament passed legislation to bring about the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland –…

01 Jan: Bishop’s January Letter

In this month’s letter our Bishop announces two institutions in the Diocese in the next few weeks, gives details of…

30 Nov: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – December 2018

Dear Friends Most readers will receive these words on December 2nd, the first Sunday of another Advent season. It seems…

31 Oct: Bishop’s Monthly Letter – November

In this month’s letter Bishop Michael Burrows mentions two new appointments in the Diocese and also remembers five people who…