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Parish Development launch Church 21 website


Most Revd Dr Robin Eames officially launched the Parish Development website www.church21.info on Monday 21st November. The website is a resource for parishes taking part in the new Church 21 initiative.

Archbishop Eames said that ?Church 21 offers a new dimension to the life of a parish?. Revd Paul Hoey, chairperson of the group, thanked the Archbishop and said that ?we hope this website will be a resource to any parish looking to discover new ways of doing ministry today?.

As part of the programme, selected pilot parishes will take part in a Lenten audit of needs and resources in their churches. Their assessments will culminate in a seminar on 15-17 September 2006, in St Patrick?s College in Dublin.


Revd Paul Hoey, Chairperson of the Parish Development Working Group, at the launch of the Church 21 website.

The Parish Development Working Group
Left to right: Mr Peter Hamill, Rt Revd Ken Clarke, Revd Kevin Brew, Revd Paul Hoey, Revd Ted Woods, Ms Carolyn O'Laoire, Ms Helen Groves, Mr Cecil Hyland, Most Revd Dr Robin Eames