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A harvest of thanks goes out from Belvoir Parish

A harvest of thanks has gone out to the community and beyond as part of the Belvoir Parish Harvest celebrations on 25 October.

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‘If ever people were in this together, it is school communities’

Archbishop writes to schools in Dublin & Glendalough

As schools in the Republic embark on their on their mid–term break today (October 23), Archbishop Michael Jackson has written to school communities in the United Dioceses of Dublin & Glendalough.

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Lots to read in ‘Connor Connections’ – online now

The autumn issue of Connor Connections, the magazine for the Diocese of Connor, is now available to download as a pdf or read in E–Paper format.

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Letter from the Archbishop of Dublin as country enters Level 5

As the Republic prepared to enter Level 5 Restrictions at midnight on Wednesday night (21 October 2020), Archbishop Michael Jackson wrote to the clergy and readers of Dublin & Glendalough.

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Faith, hope and love: the new language learned from Covid–19

Archbishop’s address at Dublin & Glendalough Synods

The Diocesan Synods of Dublin & Glendalough took place on Tuesday evening (20 October 2020). In a first for the dioceses, members of synods were forgoing the hustle and bustle of the Synod Hall and joining Synod from their own homes in every corner of Dublin & Glendalough as Covid–19 restrictions mean that large gatherings cannot take place.

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Organ Scholarship Board Service of Thanksgiving

Report by Angela Kerr

A Service of Choral Evensong was recently held in St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, in thanksgiving for church and cathedral organists, church musicians and the work of the Down, Dromore and Connor Organ Scholarship Board.

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Cork Diocesan Youth Council benefits from Growing Lives grant

Back in July, the Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) had the opportunity to apply for the Allchurches Trust Growing Lives grant.

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Bishop David completes a visitation of the Diocese of Down and Dromore

As lockdown lifted at the end of June, Bishop David McClay began a visitation of every church in the Diocese of Down and Dromote to meet parish leaders (in a socially distanced manner) and to pray.

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3K a Day to Pray – Aughrim and Creagh Group of Parishes

The Level 3 Covid–19 restrictions introduced around the Republic last week mean that churches cannot currently open for public worship, with the exception of weddings and funerals. But the local clergy in the East Galway village of Aughrim are keen to remind people that that their parishes are still running and their churches are still active.

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New Diocesan Secretary announced in Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

The Right Reverend Michael Burrows, Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Elizabeth Keyes as Diocesan Secretary.

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