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Sign–up for the Church of Ireland eBulletin

The Church of Ireland’s eBulletin will be published weekly until further notice, to help to highlight broadcast and online worship services and reflections and other ways in which the Church is seeking to respond to the Covid–19 outbreak.

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Guidance for clergy: self–care

From the Archbishop of Dublin & Archbishop–elect of Armagh

Guidance was issued to all clergy (retired and serving) aged 70 and over and those with underlying health conditions early last week.

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Diocesan News

Bishop Pat Storey’s reflections on the Coronavirus outbreak

Bishop Pat Storey reflects on the challenges we all face with the Coronavirus.

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Statement regarding new abortion legislation for Northern Ireland

A statement from the Bishop of Down and Dromore, the Rt Revd David McClay, regarding the new legal framework for abortion services in Northern Ireland.

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Bishop Paul Colton takes part in new Covid–19 Community Response Forum established by Cork City Council

At the request of Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, a Covid–19 Community Response Forum (CRF) is being put in place in Cork City and will be co–ordinated by Cork City Council. A similar initiative will be set up in County Cork.

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Responding to Covid–19: photo gallery

The Church of Ireland has been responding practically to the Covid–19 outbreak across the island of Ireland as the situation has developed. A selection of photos and stories from our response thus far is available on our Flickr page.

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Cork parish sends gifts to children in the parish kids’ group and the Lord’s Prayer by poster for us all

In the Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in Cork City, the leaders of their Adventurers (the kids’ group in the parish) each used old VCR (video cassette recorder) cases at home to make ‘Adventurers in a box’ to send to each individual child in the group.

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Continuing Ministerial Education on Zoom in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

One of the characteristics of the present times is that everyone is learning new skills and discovering the wonders of easily accessible modern technologies.

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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Churches around the world say, ‘this is a time to touch each other’s hearts’

The heads of ecumenical organisations from all global regions have come together to say that “this is a time for pastoral, prophetic and practical Christianity” amidst the Covid–19 crisis.

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