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The Very Revd Lynda Peilow appointed as Central Director of Ordinands

The House of Bishops has announced the appointment of the Very Revd Lynda Peilow as Central Director of Ordinands.

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Church and Society Commission

Responding to the cost of living crisis

Sources of support for families and individuals facing rising inflation and pressures from the cost of living are listed in a new briefing document provided by the Church and Society Commission.

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Press Releases

Archbishop of Armagh preaches at the Centenary Commemoration of the Ulster Tower, Thiepval

The Most Revd John McDowell, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, this morning (Friday, 19th November 2021) delivered the address at the Commemoration Service for the 100th Anniversary of the Ulster Memorial Tower, held at Thiepval, on the Somme.

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Church and Society Commission

Taking action against gender–based violence: how you can take part

16 Days of Activism start on Thursday, 25th November with Global Day on Saturday, 27th November

16 Days of Activism against Gender–Based Violence is an international campaign, which takes place each year from 25th November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) until 10th December (International Human Rights Day).

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Christian Unity and Dialogue

Safe, humane and dignified treatment sought for refugees and people seeking asylum

With the support of the Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue, we draw this statement to the attention of all sections of the Church of Ireland and the wider Church on the island of Ireland, in the prayerful hope that the voices of those concerned with the present plight of refugees in these islands will be heard prayerfully and in the hope of compassionate responses.

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Diocesan News

Mojtaba’s Story

Three films featuring the inspiring testimony of Mojtaba Hosseini who was imprisoned for Christian activity in Iran. Mojtaba tells his story and is featured in conversation with Bishop David McClay.

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Press Releases

MindMattersCOI: our next steps

The next phase of the project will focus on improving mental health literacy and Bishop Pat Storey has put a call out to all clergy and lay members of the Church of Ireland seeking mental health champions.

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Press Releases

New Canon for St Patrick’s

A former choral scholar and lay vicar choral of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, is returning to the national cathedral as a member of the Chapter.

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Press Releases

Primate calls for vaccine justice for developing countries

The Most Rev John McDowell, the Church of Ireland’s Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All–Ireland, has made a donation to Christian Aid Ireland in thanks for his double dose of the coronavirus vaccine.

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Standing Committee & RB

Standing Committee News

The Standing Committee of the General Synod met in an online format on Tuesday, 16th November 2021.

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