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Archbishop of Dublin appeals for the return of the head of 800 year old mummy

Almost one week after the theft of the head of the 800 year old mummy known as ‘The Crusader’ from the crypt of St Michan’s Church, Dublin, the Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson, has made a further plea for its safe return.

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Diocesan News

Causing a stir in Donegal – Bishop commends parishioners at Thanksgiving Service

“There’s a stirring going on here,” the Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, the Rt Rev Ken Good, told worshippers in Donegal Town, on Friday evening, “and practical steps are being taken to respond to spiritual things.”

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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Press Releases

Praying for young people and youth ministry

The Church of Ireland’s Day of Prayer for Young People and Youth Ministry is coming up this Sunday (3rd March). In this interview, Simon Henry from CIYD highlights some practical ideas from its new resource and discusses how young people value prayer.

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RCB Library Notes

A genealogical mystery solved in the RCB Library: the Kinmonths of Shandon, Cork

For April, Archive of the Month at the RCB Library moves to Cork and the parish of St Anne’s, Shandon, where a genealogical mystery was solved recently concerning the family of Kinmonth.

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RCB Library Notes

An Even Wider Window to an Ecclesiastical World

Publication of early 19th–century architectural albums

The project to digitize, catalogue and make available online the Church of Ireland’s collections of architectural drawings of churches housed in the Representative Church Body (RCB) Library has reached another significant landmark, with the completion of imaging ten albums of early 19th–century drawings of churches, amounting to some 1,500 drawings.

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Archive of the Month

An Even Wider Window to an Ecclesiastical World

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Press Releases

European Regional Primates’ Meeting

The Primates leading the Church of Ireland, Church of England, Scottish Episcopal Church and Church in Wales have met in Armagh.

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Diocesan News

Archbishops of Dublin visit desecrated St Michan’s Crypt

Both the Church of Ireland and Roman Catholic Archbishops of Dublin issued an appeal yesterday (Wednesday February 27) for the return of the head of an 800 year old mummy which was stolen during a raid at St Michan’s Church, Dublin, at the weekend.

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RCB Library Notes

Church House staff explore RCB Library

The RCB Library was delighted to welcome our colleagues from Church of Ireland House today for a tour of our facilities.

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