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Holy Week Statement from British and Irish Church Leaders

“After Jesus’ death his disciples were afraid and all seemed lost and hopeless, but the risen Christ met them in their despair and restored hope through his victory over death.”

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A Joint Holy Week & Easter Message

From Archbishop Eamon Martin & Archbishop–elect John McDowell

“When he rose from the dead on that first Easter morning, the risen Christ brought the light of hope into the darkness of despair.”

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Broadcast & online worship opportunities

For Sunday, 5th April 2020

The following list of services may be helpful for those who will be unable to attend worship in person at Church of Ireland services this Sunday.

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Cancellation of the meeting of General Synod: 7th–9th May 2020

The holding of the Church of Ireland General Synod from 7th–9th May 2020 in the Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin, has been cancelled due to the Covid–19 pandemic.

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Church of Ireland Gazette’s April edition available for free online

In a gesture of support for everyone during the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the Board of the Church of Ireland Gazette has decided to make the April issue available FREE online.

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Broadcast & online worship opportunities

For weekdays (published 1st April 2020)

The following listing may be helpful for building a regular rhythm of worship between Sundays. This is the first edition and the list will be updated weekly.

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Easter Message from the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson

‘…stay in; stay safe; stay with God…’

“Let us share safely the peace of Christ with those who suffer from the coronavirus, with their loved ones, with those who are front line carers, with those who continue to provide us with essential services and with scientists and researchers.”

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St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, opens digital Book of Condolences for the Covid–19 outbreak

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, has opened a digital a Book of Condolences to assist people bereaved as a result of the Covid–19 pandemic.

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Sign–up for the Church of Ireland eBulletin

The Church of Ireland’s eBulletin will be published weekly until further notice, to help to highlight broadcast and online worship services and reflections and other ways in which the Church is seeking to respond to the Covid–19 outbreak.

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Guidance for clergy: self–care

From the Archbishop of Dublin & Archbishop–elect of Armagh

Guidance was issued to all clergy (retired and serving) aged 70 and over and those with underlying health conditions early last week.

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