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Commissioning of Pastoral Visitors in the Diocese of Armagh

At a special service held on 29th November 2018 (the eve of St Andrew’s Day) in St Columba’s Parish Church, Portadown, 10 new Pastoral Visitors were commissioned by Archbishop Richard Clarke for service in their own parishes.

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RCB Library Notes

St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick: Previously hidden source for its mid–19th century renovation story

St Mary’s Cathedral in Limerick was founded in 1168 by King Domnhall Mor O’Brien (descendant of Brian Boru) and purportedly built on the site of the royal residence of the kings of Munster.

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Archive of the Month

Renovation in St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick, 1859 – 1874, Revealed by Previously Hidden Source

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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Diocesan News

Connor Mothers’ Union Vigil highlights violence against women

The issue of violence against women at home and around the world was highlighted at a Vigil hosted by Connor Mothers’ Union in Belfast City Hall on Monday November 26.

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Press Releases

Children’s Ministry Newsletter for Advent

The Children’s Ministry Newsletter for Advent features a range of creative ideas to help parishes prepare for and celebrate Christmas.

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Board of Education (N.I.)

Statement from the Transferor Representatives’ Council on the Announcement of the Retirement of Bishop Ken Good

The Transferor Representatives’ Council (TRC) wishes to send the Rt Rev Ken Good, Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, its best wishes on news of his impending retirement.

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Bishops' Appeal Committee

Limited edition Bishops’ Appeal 2019 calendars now available in all dioceses

Members of the Church of Ireland can support communities all over the world this Christmas by purchasing a Bishops’ Appeal calendar.

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Diocesan News

Bishop Ken Good to retire next May

The Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, the Rt Rev Ken Good, is to retire next May after almost 17 years in the position. His decision was announced to the Diocesan Council at a meeting on Wednesday.

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Press Releases

News from Eco–Congregation Ireland

In the latest edition of its newsletter, Eco Congregation Ireland features the Caring for Creation’ video which highlights the ‘Church of Ireland’s Environmental Charter and practical actions that parishes can take to help the environment.

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