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Church leaders and NI political leaders meet

The leaders of the main Churches in Ireland met with leaders and representatives of the five main political parties in Northern Ireland today (Friday 28 September) at the Presbyterian Church in Ireland’s Assembly Buildings in Belfast.

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Clogher Diocesan Synod

The Clogher Diocesan Synod for 2018 took place in St Macartin’s Cathedral Halls, Enniskillen, on Thursday 27th September 2018, following a Service of Holy Communion in the Cathedral.

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Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Limerick

The Diocesan Schools’ Service was held in Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick, on Wednesday 26th September at 11.00 a.m. and was extremely well attended by over 300 pupils and teachers from schools throughout the United Diocese.

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Adult Safeguarding Training

Further to the series of Introductory Training for Adult Safeguarding for clergy, the Safeguarding Board is holding further sessions, in October, for those who were unable to attend the sessions in May/June.

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Commissioning of Student Readers

New ordinands studying in the Church of Ireland Theological Institute were commissioned as Student Readers by the Archbishop of Dublin yesterday evening (Wednesday September 26).

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Down and Dromore parishes discover the power of statistics

Statistician Dr Bev Botting brought some good news and some challenges to Down and Dromore Synod members at a meeting in Belvoir Parish Church on Monday evening, 24 September.

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Bishop Colton dedicates and opens three extensions to Ballymoney National School, County Cork

On Friday, 7th September, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, travelled to Ballymoney National School near Ballineen, County Cork to dedicate and open not one, not two, but three extensions to the school.

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St Macartin featured in new window dedicated in Cathedral

The window design illustrates St Macartin assisting St Patrick on his mission with St Brigid in the background, who is reported to be St Macartin’s niece.

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Dedication of plaque in memory of long–serving Cathedral bell–ringer

A plaque has been dedicated at St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, in memory of Stewart Scott, a member of the bell–ringing team in the Cathedral for 66 years, serving as Captain for many of those years.

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Tributes flow as Archdeacon of Glendalough retires

The Archdeacon of Glendalough, the Ven Ricky Rountree, retires on September 30. On Thursday last he was honoured by Dublin and Glendalough Diocesan Councils and on Sunday (September 23) he took his final service in the parish where he has served for 20 years, Powerscourt and Kilbride.

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