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New life and hope in Bujumbura

by Archbishop Michael Jackson

Early on Saturday morning, Dr McGlinchey and I went to Gaseyni Parish in the northern suburbs of Bujumbura. This had been a thriving parish with progressive educational facilities catering for construction and carpentry, livestock and general agriculture, until the whole campus was destroyed in the hostilities of 1996.

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Archbishop of Dublin and CITI lecturer teach in Bujumbura

Archbishop Michael Jackson and the Revd Dr Paddy McGlinchey have just completed two days of teaching at Bujumbura Christian University (BCU) in Burundi.

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Archbishop of Dublin inspired by unity at Burundi maize project

In a blog update from Burundi, the Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson, has shared how he was inspired by a visit to a community maize project in the rural highlands of Burundi.

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Worship through the ages

Worship has been offered daily in Saint Patrick’s for centuries – so come and join us during Heritage Week (20–24 August) as we journey through 800 years of worship with five services charting the liturgical heritage of this ancient house of prayer.

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RCB participates in charities advisory group

Kate Williams, the Representative Church Body’s Head of Finance (pictured third from right), attended the first meeting of the Charities Governance Code Advisory Group yesterday, 5 July.

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A prayer for the farming community at a time of drought

From the Archbishop of Dublin

With drought or near–drought conditions set to continue across the country, our thoughts once again turn to members of the farming community.

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Train the Trainer Days (RI)

Safeguarding Trust Diocesan Support Teams from Church of Ireland Dioceses in the Republic of Ireland have been invited to Train the Trainer days in Church House, Dublin, on 17th July, 16th August and 17th September from 10.30am to 3.30 pm.

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Church Leaders meet with PSNI and An Garda Síochána to discuss crime prevention

The Church Leaders Group has met with the Police Service of Northern Ireland and An Garda Síochána to discuss initiatives which seek to prevent and reduce crime against older and more vulnerable people in both jurisdictions.

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Celebration of solidarity and support

270 refugees and asylum seekers welcomed in St Patrick’s on World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day was marked in Dublin with an open air prayer service and a dinner for 270 people who live in Direct Provision in St Patrick’s Cathedral.

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World Refugee Day: resources for intercession

To mark World Refugee Day, two networks of Churches across Europe have come together to commemorate people who have lost their lives on their way to seek safety and encourage prayer for migrant people.

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