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Disestablishment 150: What’s on

A summary of current and forthcoming events to mark the 150th anniversary of the Church of Ireland’s Disestablishment.

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Diocesan News

A statement from the Bishop of Down and Dromore, the Rt Revd Harold Miller, on yesterday’s vote on the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill

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Diocesan News

Bishop of Clogher pays tribute to Sir Anthony Hart

Bishop McDowell has paid tribute to Sir Anthony as a very proud son of County Fermanagh, and a person of wide experience, deep legal knowledge and unshakable integrity, whose advice was beyond price.

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Diocesan News

Sudden death of Sir Anthony Hart

Sir Anthony Hart died this morning in London after a severe heart attack. Please pray for his widow, Mary and the family at this time of sudden grief.

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Disestablishment 150

‘Rural parishes are as much “the Church” as big city and suburban parishes’ – Bishop Paul Colton

Preaching in the most westerly Church of Ireland church building in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and the most southerly Church of Ireland church on the island of Ireland, the Church of Saint Brendan the Navigator in Crookhaven, Bishop Paul Colton reflected on the challenges facing the Church in sparsely populated rural areas in Ireland.

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Church and Society Commission

Statement on the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill

The Rt Revd Dr Kenneth Kearon, Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe, and Chair of the Church and Society Commission, has issued the following statement in relation to proposed amendments to the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill, to be discussed at Westminster tomorrow.

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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Diocesan News

St Michan’s Church crypt to reopen to the public following vandalism

Head of 800 year old mummy returns to resting place

The crypt housing the mummies at St Michan’s Church, Church Street, Dublin 7, will reopen to the public on Tuesday next, July 9, at 11am.

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Press Releases

Youth and Children’s Ministry training opportunities (RI)

Starting in September 2019

Well done to the nine students on this year’s Aurora course have successfully achieved a certificate in Youth Ministry. The third year of the Youth Ministry Certificate will begin in September, and the Children’s Ministry Certificate will be launched at the same time.

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Council for Mission

Tell – the first Mark of Mission

A video from the Council for Mission

A two–minute video from the Church of Ireland Council for Mission shows how two parishes – in Belfast and Co. Sligo – are living out the first Mark of Mission by proclaiming the Good News of the Kingdom of God.

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