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St Macartin’s Cathedral among the first churches reopening after restrictions are eased

St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, was one of the first churches to reopen on Monday, 29th June, following the relaxation of lockdown restrictions.

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Daily Candle reaches 100

by the Revd Chris Bennett

Candles often accompany birthdays… and on Tuesday the Daily Candle reached the ripe old age of 100!

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What to expect when you return to church

Here’s an idea of what to expect when you return to worship in your local church building. Not all parishes will open together so please remember to check all the details before you arrive.

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Re–opened and renewed – healing and hope in Raheny and Coolock

One minute past midnight on Monday morning (June 29) saw the re–opening of All Saints’, Raheny, and St John the Evangelist, Coolock, after 15 weeks of lockdown.

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Preparation for Return to In–Church Worship

A video with Archbishop John McDowell outlines what parishioners should expect – and how to keep themselves and others safe – when considering a return to in–church worship.

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Church services in the ‘new normal’

The Rector of Magheralin, the Revd Simon Genoe, was interviewed by BBC NI for their recent article “What will church services look like in the ‘new normal’”.

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Connor Bishop’s BBQ a virtual success!

As always, the Rev Canon Mark Taylor set tastebuds tingling as he cooked up a treat for the Connor Summer Madness Sub Camp Bishop’s barbecue.

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Drive–in services will ‘springboard’ churches as they move out of lockdown

Rain did not deter people from attending a joint churches drive–in service in Ballyclare on Sunday June 28, with 130 cars parked up in the Sixmile Leisure Centre carpark.

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New livestream online from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

As soon as the ‘lockdown’ due to the Covid–19 pandemic came into effect on 18th March, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, like so many cathedrals and churches across Ireland, moved very quickly to provide worship and concerts online.

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The Big DDYC Camp Out is a big success!

With Summer Madness unable to go ahead because of the coronavirus pandemic, on Friday evening 26 June, DDYC brought Summer Madness to our young people with The Big DDYC Camp Out.

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