Commemoration of the Life of Queen Elizabeth II
The Church of Ireland’s responses in the United Kingdom’s time of national mourning following the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, 8th September 2022.
Statements of Tribute
Thought for the Day & Morning Service
On BBC Radio Ulster, Archbishop John McDowell provided a Thought for the Day on Friday, 9th September 2022, and preached for a Service of Thanksgiving on Sunday, 11th September 2022 from St Columba’s, Knock, East Belfast.
Service of Reflection at Belfast Cathedral (Tuesday, 13th September 2022)
Led by Bishop George Davison
Report on service (Diocese of Connor)
Armagh – Thursday, 15th September
Down & Dromore – Thursday, 15th September
Kilmore – Sunday, 18th September
Clogher – Sunday, 18th September
Derry & Raphoe – Thursday, 29th September (to follow)
The Primate, alongside representatives of other Churches, attended the State Funeral in Westminster Abbey on Monday, 19th September 2022.
Reflective series from the archives of the Church of Ireland Gazette
The Liturgical Advisory Committee of the Church of Ireland published a set of liturgical resources for use in parishes marking the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Accession of King Charles III.
Please note that radio content from the time of the national mourning may not be available after mid–October 2022 due to copyright policies for broadcasters. If you would like to request a recording of a radio programme, please contact the BBC through its online enquiry form.
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