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Parish celebrates 200 years of worship and witness at St Columba’s, Swords

Parishioners and friends of St Columba’s Church in Swords gathered on St Columba’s Day (Saturday June 9) to celebrate the bicentenary of the consecration of the current church building.

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Christian Aid focus at St Mary’s Church of Ireland National School, Carrigaline

Dr John Sweeney, the Christian Aid representative in Carrigaline Union of Parishes, County Cork, spoke at a recent special Assembly in St Mary’s Church of Ireland National School, Carrigaline.

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Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod: Presidential Address

The following address was given at the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod, in Cork, by the Right Revd Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, on 9th June 2018.

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Church with surprises re–dedicated by Bishop

Faughanvale parishioners’ nine–month exile from their parish church has finally come to an end following the completion of a major restoration project to repair damage caused during last August’s flooding in the North West.

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Children and animals at Family Fun Day

WC Fields said, “Never work with children or animals.” The celebrated comedian must’ve been turning in his grave as his advice was completely and thoroughly disregarded in Limavady on Saturday at the Derry and Raphoe Mothers’ Union’s Family Fun Day.

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Service of Thanksgiving for St Columba

The annual St Columba Service of Thanksgiving, in Gartan, drew its largest attendance for a number of years on Sunday afternoon – the day after the saint’s Feast Day which falls on June 9th.

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European third level chaplains gather in Dublin for first time

Almost 100 third level chaplains from 15 countries met in Dublin last week for the Conference of European University Chaplains 2018.

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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Prison chaplaincy appointment in Down and Dromore

Bishop Harold Miller has appointed Mr David Jardine as the new combined Prison Chaplain in Hydebank Wood and Maghaberry Prison. Both facilities are situated in the Diocese of Down and Dromore.

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Workshop on recycling in Carrigaline Church of Ireland Eco–Congregation

Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork is an Eco Congregation and following on from this understanding of living lightly on the earth, the parishioners were delighted, on Monday 28th May, to host a workshop on recycling.

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