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Prayers for peace in the Holy Land

Intercessions written by the Church of Ireland’s archbishops and the Dublin and Glendalough Council for Mission form part of a collection of prayers for peace, published by Friends of the Holy Land – a UK–based charity supporting vulnerable Christians in the region.

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Standing Committee & RB

RB News

The Representative Body of the Church of Ireland met in an online format on Wednesday, 13th December 2023.

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Press Releases

Advent and Christmas teaching and reflections

As Christmas comes closer, you’re welcome to listen and watch our collection of messages and reflections from our bishops and dioceses.

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Diocesan News

Bishop David McClay’s Christmas Message 2023

In his message for Christmas 2023, Bishop David reflects on the word ‘Behold’ which appears frequently in the Christmas story and throughout the Bible.

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Press Releases

Focus on peace for Archbishops’ Message on Christmas Day

RTÉ One: 12.10–12.20pm & RTÉ Radio 1: 1.05–1.15pm

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Diocesan News

Bishop of Derry & Raphoe’s Christmas Message 2023

“I pray that all of us – here in our homes and parishes; in war–torn places like Gaza, Israel and Ukraine; wherever there is pain and anguish and turmoil – will come to know the peace of Christ — the greatest gift that any of us could hope for this Christmas.”

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Diocesan News

Christmas Message 2023 from the Bishops of Cork

‘As you journey through the Christmas season and into the New Year, our prayer for you is that you will be blessed with the peace of Christ in your life, the greatest gift of all — and that this will spur you on, to share in the work for “peace on earth and goodwill to all”.’

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Diocesan News

A Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Clogher

‘May we this Christmas as individuals and as communities of faith, in heart and mind “hear the angels sing” the message of Christ’s peace and pray for peace in his world.’

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Diocesan News

Archbishop of Dublin’s Christmas Message 2023

Archbishop Michael Jackson talks about the importance of community at Christmas time and of Christ coming to a world in a time of crisis.

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A Joint Christmas Message from the Archbishops of Armagh

‘May the light of Christ shine in the darkness and may the peace of God which passes all understanding rest upon us all.’

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