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Address by the Archdeacon of Derry, the Venerable Robert Miller, at the Funeral of Mr Ivan Cooper

Archdeacon Robert Miller this afternoon conducted the Funeral Service for Mr Ivan Cooper at St Peter’s Church, Belmont, along with the Rev Katie McAteer, Pastoral Director of Christ Church, Culmore, Muff and St Peter’s.

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Church of Ireland in Cork welcomes new Roman Catholic Bishop of Cork

At the recent meeting of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod, those present unanimously passed a motion of welcome to the new Roman Catholic Bishop, Father Fintan Gavin.

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Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral choristers take part in Royal School of Church Music event

Twenty–five choristers from Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, travelled to Kilkenny on Saturday 15th June to attend an afternoon of singing for choristers across Ireland.

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Bishop Darren McCartney is instituted in Kilbroney

Bishop Darren and Karen McCartney and their son Liam, have exchanged the Canadian Arctic for a beautiful corner of South Down.

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Eleven new Diocesan Readers commissioned in Down Cathedral

Congratulations to our 11 new Diocesan Readers commissioned by Bishop Harold in a packed Down Cathedral on Wednesday 26 June. The new Readers join the existing team of 44 and 12 more Readers are in training.

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Statement from Archbishop’s Commissary, the Venerable Robert Miller, following the death of Ivan Cooper

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Stranmillis launches Religious Education Certificate for students

Stranmillis University College recently launched a new Religious Education Certificate, which will be available to student teachers as part of its degree enhancement programme.

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Aughrim church takes a lead on climate action

Last Saturday, a Church of Ireland parish launched an exciting new initiative to tackle the crisis of climate change. As part of the bicentenary celebrations of Holy Trinity Church, plans were announced for a new Climate Action Woodland, to be developed on a picturesque site in the historic village of Aughrim.

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Drumcliffe Church awarded over €120,000 in Leader Programme funding

Drumcliffe Church Tourism Development Committee are delighted to announce that they have been awarded €122,805 in funding from the Rural Development Leader Programme for 2014–2020.

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Diocesan News

Gratitude as Down & Dromore Diocesan Synod reflects on ministry

The Down and Dromore Diocesan Synod met in the Jethro Centre, Lurgan, on Thursday 20 June 2019. It will be remembered as Rt Revd Harold Miller’s last as our bishop, but also for the sense of thanksgiving that pervaded the day.

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