News stories about Disestablishment 150 will be shared on this page as they arise throughout 2019 and
800 year old mummy’s head restored to rightful position as St Michan’s crypt reopens
The 800 year old mummy known as the ‘Crusader’ is back on display in Dublin. The crypt housing the mummies at St Michan’s Church, Church Street, reopened to the public on Wednesday morning, 9 July 2019.
‘Rural parishes are as much “the Church” as big city and suburban parishes’ – Bishop Paul Colton
Preaching in the most westerly Church of Ireland church building in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and the most southerly Church of Ireland church on the island of Ireland, the Church of Saint Brendan the Navigator in Crookhaven, Bishop Paul Colton reflected on the challenges facing the Church in sparsely populated rural areas in Ireland.
Church of Ireland architectural drawings exhibition under way
A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastical World – an exhibition of the Church of Ireland’s historical architectural drawings – is continuing at the Irish Architectural Archive (IAA), 45 Merrion Square, Dublin.
Exhibition of Church of Ireland architectural drawings to open in Dublin on Tuesday (7th May)
An exhibition of the Church of Ireland’s historical architectural drawings – entitled A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastical World – will be launched by the Archbishop of Armagh, the Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke, next Tuesday evening (7th May) at the Architecture Gallery, in the Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin.
Bishops’ Appeal calendar to support development projects
The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal is selling a limited edition calendar for 2019, from General Synod (10th–12th May) onwards, to support community initiatives in the developing world throughout that year.