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The Representative Body and the Standing Committee met on Tuesday, 17th September 2019, in Church House, Dublin.

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Statement of the Standing Committee regarding the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union

The Standing Committee of the General Synod of the Church of Ireland, meeting on 17th September 2019 in Church of Ireland House, Dublin, noted the decision of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to leave the European Union on a date determined but yet to be finalised.

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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Diocesan News

Striking life–sized cross dedicated at Down Cathedral

Bishop Harold Miller has dedicated a striking new brass Cross at Down Cathedral. In recent years the Cathedral was re–ordered on a model of ‘pilgrimage’ and the new cross represents the final destination on the journey.

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Diocesan News

Bishop Harold Miller lays down his pastoral staff at Farewell Service

The Rt Revd Harold Miller laid down his pastoral staff and knelt before the communion table in Down Cathedral last night as his 22 and a half–year ministry as Bishop of Down and Dromore draws to a close.

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Church and Society Commission

A call to action on homelessness

A call to action on homelessness and housing insecurity has been issued by the Irish Inter–Church Meeting, which brings together church leaders from across the island of Ireland.

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Press Releases

Children’s Ministry Harvest Newsletter

A selection of ideas for talks and crafts – on the theme of Harvest – gathered together for Church of Ireland Children’s Ministry. This includes suggestions for Harvest songs and Bible reflections.

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Diocesan News

The Ruth Ruth O’Kelly introduced as part–time priest in Clane Union

The Rev Ruth O’Kelly has taken up her position as a part–time priest in Clane Union of Parishes. A Service of Introduction was held for her on the evening of 19th September, led by Bishop Pat Storey.

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Diocesan News

Statement from the Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry, the Rt Rev Patrick Rooke.

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Diocesan News

Ordination of the Rev Carol Hennessy

The Rev Carol Hennessy has been ordained as a deacon. The service took place in Trim Cathedral at 4pm on Sunday 15th September.

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