The Bishop of Clogher, the Rt Revd John McDowell, has appointed the Revd Alan Capper, Rector of Lisnaskea, as Rural Dean of Clones to succeed the Ven Cecil Pringle, Archdeacon Emeritus, who has held the position over the past two years.
The launch of Professor Brian Walker’s new book ‘A History of St George’s’ took place yesterday evening in St George’s Parish Church, Belfast.
Cork’s first Christmas Tree Festival was held from 2nd to 4th December in the Church of Ireland Parish of Carrigrohane Union, based at the three parish churches: St Peter’s, Carrigrohane, St Senan’s, Inniscarra, and The Church of the Resurrection, Blarney.
Irish Faith Leaders have issued a plea for an end to violence and loss of life in the Middle East and pledged to work together to promote peace and deepen understanding.
We have just received the outstanding news that the aid lorries which left Clifden at the end of November have arrived safe and well at the distribution depot in Northern Iraq.
St Anne’s Cathedral parishioner Stanley McIlroy, aged 92, was at Buckingham Palace on December 6 to receive an MBE from Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.
A new course on pilgrimage to the Holy Land has been launched. The course is entitled Pilgrimage and has been written by the Revd Ken Rue, Chairman of the Dublin and Glendalough Council for Mission and Assistant Priest in Wicklow and Killiskey.
St Columbanus, Ballyhome, Church of Ireland celebrated the re–opening of their restored church with a community service on Monday 5th December.