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Vocation Sunday 2021

This year’s Vocation Sunday will take place this Sunday, 19th September. Anyone with an interest in exploring a vocation to ordained ministry is encouraged to speak with their Rector.

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Reminder: Advent – The Dawn of Hope online retreat (28th November)

A retreat for lay people and for clergy organised by the Commission on Ministry

Places are still available for the Commission on Ministry’s Advent retreat – ‘Dawn of Hope’, which will take place online by Zoom on Saturday 28th November 2020 (9.30am–1.00pm).

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Ordination Newsletter for 2020 now available

The Ordination Newsletter outlines contact details for Diocesan Directors of Ordinands, a listing of students in training (including candidates for Ordained Local Ministry), and a listing of ordinations to the priesthood in this year.

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Read more about vocations

As Vocations Sunday approaches (on 13th September), readers may find a number of brief articles helpful for understanding different aspects and forms of ministry within the Church of Ireland.

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Resources for Vocation Sunday

In addition to the two videos highlighted yesterday, the following resources are also available to help parishes to mark Vocation Sunday (on 13th September) and continue a conversation around vocations.

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Videos: It’s Your Call & Called to Ministry

The It’s Your Call video was commissioned last year by the Commission on Ministry to launch Vocation Sunday and is again available for parishes to use as we mark Vocation Sunday 2020 on 13th September.

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Photo Gallery: Ordinations 2020

Ordinations are continuing across the Church of Ireland, albeit on a smaller scale than would normally be case due to the current situation.

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Vocation Sunday 2020 to be marked on 13th September

This year’s Vocation Sunday will take place on Sunday, 13th September, following on from last September’s successful initiative and the well–attended vocations conference in March at the Dromantine Retreat Centre, Newry.

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Church of Ireland Ordinations 2019

A total of 24 people have entered into ordained ministry in the Church of Ireland following 11 Services of Ordination across the island.

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Suggested hymns and songs for Vocation Sunday

Just six days to go to Vocation Sunday. Please feel free to check out our suggested hymns and songs on this theme.

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