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Archbishop of Armagh’s Presidential Address to Armagh Diocesan Synod 2018

Focus on health and wholeness in church, society and the environment

The Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, the Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke, spoke on different aspects of health and wholeness in the Church, society and the wider world, and emphasised the importance of good mental health in his Presidential Synod Address on Saturday morning (3 November) at the 2018 Armagh Diocesan Synod

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Cathedral’s Armistice installation highlights catastrophic loss of life and futility of war

“We must never, ever give up on praying and searching for reconciliation.” This was the message of the Dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, at the launch of a temporary installation ‘The Fallen’ which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

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St Patrick’s Cathedral Community and Charitable Fund invites applications

St Patrick’s Cathedral’s Community and Charitable Fund 2018 was officially launched yesterday (Tuesday October 30).

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Church leaders meet Tánaiste

Following their meeting with Northern Ireland’s political parties at the end of September and with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland earlier this month, the leaders of the main Churches in Ireland met the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD, today.

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Ordination Newsletter now available

The Ordination Newsletter for 2018 is now available. This outlines contact details for Diocesan Directors of Ordinands, a listing of students in training (including candidates for Ordained Local Ministry), and a listing of ordinations to the priesthood in this year.

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‘We will remember them’

The Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, reflects on the First World War, one hundred years on.

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Church of Ireland List of Special Events to mark the Centenary of the Armistice

The Historical Centenaries Working Group has compiled the following list from information supplied to it. Events are listed in alphabetical order by location; for further details, please contact individual venue.

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Resources now available for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019

The Rt Revd John McDowell, Bishop of Clogher and Chair, Church of Ireland Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue, has highlighted the resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU), which are now available to order for use in parishes.

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Statement by the Church and Society Commission of the Church of Ireland on the Blasphemy Referendum

The following statement from the Church and Society Commission of the Church of Ireland, on the Referendum to remove the reference to blasphemy in the Irish Constitution, has been issued by the Chair of the Commission, the Rt Revd Kenneth Kearon, Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe.

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Celebrating Harvest

Parishes across the Church of Ireland have been creatively celebrating Harvest in recent weeks. This selection of photos records some of the ways in which parishioners have used their skills to praise God for His goodness towards us.

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