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Diocesan News

Applications for Black Santa 2019 are now open

Closing date: Friday, 25th October

This year, the Dean especially welcomes applications from organisations with a focus on the refugee crisis, homelessness or mental health.

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Diocesan News

Alan Williamson commissioned as Church Army Evangelist

This July, Alan Williamson was among six people admitted and commissioned as a Church Army Evangelist by Bishop Jo Bailey–Wells, the Bishop of Dorkin, at the Wilson Carlile Centre in Sheffield.

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Diocesan News

Edenderry Union welcomes new rector

The parishioners of Edenderry Union have welcomed the Rev Sarah Marry as their new rector.

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Diocesan News

Another first for St Polycarp’s choir as it leads worship in Truro Cathedral

By Clifford Skillen

The choir of St Polycarp’s Church, Parish of Finaghy, Belfast, Diocese of Connor, marked its ninth annual summer tour by visiting Truro Cathedral, Cornwall, for the first time, singing Choral Evensong on Wednesday 31st July, Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd August.

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RCB Library Notes

Heritage Week talks & walks to mark 150th anniversary of Disestablishment

As part of the Church of Ireland’s programme of events to mark the 150th anniversary of its Disestablishment, a lunchtime lecture series organised by the RCB Library will run at the Irish Architectural Archive (IAA), 45 Merrion Square, Dublin, during Heritage Week (next week).

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Disestablishment 150

A month is a long time in politics: Disestablishment as covered in the ‘Gazette’

Drawing on the rich resources of the digitized and freely searchable Church of Ireland Gazette, the historian Dr Miriam Moffitt has produced a timely analysis of the coverage of the Disestablishment story as it happened.

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RCB Library Notes

Heritage Week Talks on Disestablishment 150

The Library is pleased unveil the line–up of Heritage Week Talks at the Irish Architectureal Archive (IAA) in Merrion Square, Dublin, which begins next Tuesday, 20th August, at 1.15pm, with Professor Alan Ford’s ‘What Kind of a Church is the Church of Ireland’.

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Press Releases

PSNI issue warning about upsurge in scams

The PSNI has identified an upsurge in scams where emails are being hacked, leading to over £769,000 in losses during the month of July. The Church of Ireland is backing the Scamwise NI campaign through the Church Leaders Group.

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