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Archbishop John McDowell pays tribute to Bishop Tony Farqhuar

‘It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Bishop Tony Farqhuar, priest, sportsman, ecumenist and raconteur.’

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Inspiring angles #2: from policing into ministry

Mike Buchanan, recently ordained to serve as a deacon in the Navan Union of Parishes, chats about how a sense of community service runs through his ministry and draws on his 31–year career in policing with An Garda Síochána at home and the UN’s peace–keepers in Cyprus.

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Church Leaders mark 25 years of the Island of Ireland Peace Park

A group of Church Leaders from Ireland participated in a special ceremony to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Island of Ireland Peace Park, in the village of Messines on Sunday afternoon (12th November).

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Church Leaders’ meetings with Northern Ireland political parties

The Church Leaders Group (Ireland) invited the leaders of Northern Ireland’s five main political parties to a series of separate individual meetings on Friday of last week (3 November) focussing on the restoration of good governance in Northern Ireland.

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Bible reading and prayer journals available to help build young people’s relationship with God

The Church of Ireland Youth Department has relaunched its FUEL resource ahead of Advent, to encourage young people to get to know more about God as they read his words in the Bible.

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Archbishop of Canterbury speaks on faith and mental health

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, gave the keynote address on faith and mental health to the Church of Ireland’s MindMatters conference on Friday (20th October).

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Connections, hope and love in walking with people pastorally

Primate reflects on the links between relationships and recovery

Archbishop John McDowell’s reflection at the MindMatters conference drew out what hope and love can mean in the context of mental health, following on from Archbishop Welby’s keynote address on faith earlier in the day.

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‘Primary of Peace’ conference learns from archbishops’ archives

Many thanks to the guest speakers, attendees and staff at Armagh’s Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre for the successful ‘Primacy of Peace’ conference organised by Armagh Robinson Library and the Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Library and Archive.

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Encouraging open conversations and reducing stigma

Bishop Storey outlines positive Christian responses to improve mental health

“Positive mental health is a journey, not a destination, and a journey that we tend to travel very quietly … and yet there can be healing,”

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Cecil leaves a legacy in story

Mishkins, a story the late Revd Cecil Wilson told to his daughters when they were children, has been released as a book with the proceeds of all sales going to CMSI.

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