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Birthday honours for Connor

Congratulations to three Connor parishioners who have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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Connor clergy attend Quiet Morning with Bishop McDowell

A Quiet Morning organised by the Bishop of Connor with guest speaker the Rt Rev John McDowell, Bishop of Clogher, was attended by 65 Connor clergy along with members of the diocesan team.

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Celebrating the Class of ‘67 at special Service in St Anne’s

The Very Rev Jond Bond, former Dean of Connor, was the preacher at a special Eucharist in St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, on Sunday June 25, celebrating 50 years since the ordination of the Class of ‘67.

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Welcome to the new rector of Aghalee

The Diocese of Down and Dromore is delighted to welcome the Revd Paul McAdam to the diocese following his institution as rector of Aghalee on 22 June.

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Confirmation in Newtownhamilton

Eleven young people from the new Parish Grouping of Keady, Armaghbreague, Derrynoose and Newtownhamilton were confirmed on Wednesday 21st June 2017 in St John’s Parish, Newtownhamilton.

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Press Releases

Church Leaders: ‘Go the extra mile’

As this week’s talks deadline draws near, Ireland’s Church Leaders have written to the leaders of the five main political parties involved in the current Northern Ireland talks process to strongly encourage them “to go the extra mile” to reach an accommodation that works “for the common good of all in our society.”

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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Wonderful concerts at 2017 Belfast Cathedral Music Festival

The 2017 Belfast Cathedral Music Festival brought a feast of talent into St Anne’s from June 13–18.

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Migrants who have died in the Mediterranean remembered in Dublin on World Refugee Day

To mark World Refugee Day, Dublin City Interfaith Forum organised an Interfaith Service to remember, through prayers and readings, the migrants who have lost their lives crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

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Church of Ireland parish praised for ‘friendship and goodwill’

The Church of Ireland community of St. Maeldoid’s in the parish of Muckno, Castleblayney have been praised for their “friendship, goodwill and generosity” for allowing their Roman Catholic neighbours use their church premises for the next year while their church of St. Mary’s is closed for major renovations.

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