Speaking at the City Service in St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, said there was a need, in Ireland, for a structured approach to the current informal debates about separation of Church and State.
A new stage in the long history of connections between Midleton College (founded in 1696) and the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross has been inaugurated with the arrival of the Reverend Andrew Orr to serve as Chaplain to the College, and also as Priest–in–Charge in the adjoining small parish of Youghal Union.
The Revd Andy Heber was instituted as incumbent of the Parish of Carnmoney, Diocese of Connor, at a service in The Church of the Holy Evangelists on St Luke’s Day, Thursday 18th October.
The following statement from the Church and Society Commission of the Church of Ireland, on the Referendum to remove the reference to blasphemy in the Irish Constitution, has been issued by the Chair of the Commission, the Rt Revd Kenneth Kearon, Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe.
Parishes across the Church of Ireland have been creatively celebrating Harvest in recent weeks. This selection of photos records some of the ways in which parishioners have used their skills to praise God for His goodness towards us.
A short film highlighting aims and impacts of ‘A Place to Call Home’ – the Dublin and Glendalough Refugee Accommodation Project – has been launched.
A group of visionary and energetic university students from across Dublin have come together to re–establish regular worship in St Thomas’s Church of Ireland Church, which stands at the gateway of O’Connell Street into Dublin’s North East Inner City.
The Season of Advent begins on Sunday 2nd December, and so starts a new liturgical year and a fresh cycle of daily Scripture readings. Church of Ireland Publishing has announced that ‘Sunday and Weekday Readings 2019’ is now available.