Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Bishop’s Monthly Letter

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…

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…

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…

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…

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’,…

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….