Black Santa’s special spring appeal to support refugees from Ukraine arriving in Dublin & Glendalough was officially launched on Wednesday (April 27) by Archbishop Michael Jackson.
An updated edition of Divided States: Irish Independence and its Aftermath 1918–1923, a reading list produced by the Church of Ireland’s Historical Centenaries Working Group, has been published online. It sets out to guide all those who wish to study further an era in Irish history where, in both parts of the island, there are very different narratives and interpretations.
A preview of next week’s General Synod Service with a brief history of Belfast Cathedral.
From today (Tuesday April 26) until Saturday April 30, Black Santa will make an unseasonable appearance outside St Ann’s Church, Dawson Street.
The Representative Church Body, the Church of Ireland’s central trustee body, has approved guidance for local churches seeking to accommodate refugees from Ukraine in both jurisdictions on the island of Ireland.
A selection of hopeful reports and prayers from our colleagues who are responding to help the people of Ukraine can be viewed on the Church of Ireland’s YouTube channel
Just before Holy Week, the Revd Christian Krieger and Cardinal Jean–Claude Hollerich, presidents of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) respectively, issued a special joint Easter message from the border between Poland and Ukraine.
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