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Dungiven’s history–makers

The parishioners of Dungiven became “history–makers” on Saturday afternoon, as they gathered for the launch of a new history of their parish and to bury a time capsule for future generations to open.

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Mothers’ Union in Cork, Cloyne and Ross plant a tree to celebrate 13 decades of service

On Saturday, 11 November, the Mothers’ Union in Cork, Cloyne and Ross planted a tree in the grounds of St Luke’s Home to commemorate and to celebrate 130 years of Mothers’ Union in Ireland.

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Two Cork parishes in dramatic enterprise

On the 9th, 10th and 11th November Douglas Union of Parishes with Frankfield, together with Carrigaline Union held Theatre Supper Evenings.

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24–mile round trip for St Swithin’s cyclists

It was a lovely November morning that welcomed 16 brave souls (including Archdeacon Terry and Mrs Alison Scott) from St Swithin’s Magherafelt to the Scarva visitor centre, as they prepared for their 24 mile round trip along the Newry Canal towpath from Scarva to Newry and back.

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Mothers’ Union members hear about realities of domestic violence and sexual abuse in Northern Ireland

Domestic violence and sexual abuse were the uncomfortable topics highlighted at a recent Prayer Breakfast organised by Mothers’ Union in Down and Dromore.

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Archbishop Richard Clarke’s Roadshows 2017

Archbishop Richard Clarke in his November 2017 Roadshows spoke on the subject of ‘the Christian Backpack’ and the four features of discipleship which he believes we should all be “carrying” with us all the time.

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Service of Evening Prayer at Oireachtas na Samhna

As part of the annual celebration of Oireachtais na Samhna which was held in Killarney recently, Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise, the Irish Guild of the Church, held a service of Evening Prayer led by the Rev Tony Murphy.

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Cork Jazz Festival in St Anne’s, Shandon

Harvest Thanksgiving was recently celebrated in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork, coinciding as usual with the ‘Jazz Festival weekend’.

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New appointment for Maguiresbridge and Derrybrusk

Canon Mark Watson, who is currently serving as Rector of the Grouped parishes of Trory and Killadeas, has been appointed Rector of Maguiresbridge and Derrybrusk Group of Parishes also in Clogher Diocese.

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Cork healthcare chaplain conferred with a Masters Degree in Theology

On Saturday 11th November, the Revd Dr Daniel Nuzum, chaplain and Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Supervisor at Cork University Hospital was conferred with the degree of Master in Theology from the Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

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