Statement from the Bishop, the Rt Rev Patrick Rooke in relation to the Report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation

Statement from the Bishop, the Rt Rev Patrick Rooke in relation to the Report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation I welcome the Statement from the two Church of Ireland Archbishops in relation to the Report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation. The Report...

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A Joint Statement from the Archbishop of Armagh and the Archbishop of Dublin in relation to the Report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation

A Joint Statement from the Archbishop of Armagh and the Archbishop of Dublin in relation to the Report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation The Most Revd John McDowell & The Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson The Most Revd John McDowell, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of...

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Institution of Rev Canon Jen McWhirter to Aughaval

The Institution of Revd. Canon Jen McWhirter to Aughaval Group of Parishes ( Westport, Castlebar, Turlough and Achill ) took place in Holy Trinity Church, Westport on Thursday 10th December. Canon Jen has been de facto Incumbent of Aughaval since early spring 2020. However, Jen’s actual Institution was delayed and...

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General Synod 2020

The General Synod of the Church of Ireland, 2020, meets today by Zoom. Synod, normally held in May, was postponed because of Covid 19 restrictions and so this ‘virtual’ meeting was necessary in order to fulfill the legal requirements before year’s end. The Synod began with the traditional General Synod...

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Bishops’ Appeal: Advent Appeal

Bishops’ Appeal envelopes are available from your Rector or Priest in Charge. Donations using these envelopes may be returned to your clergyperson for forwarding. OR you may send your donation directly to the Diocesan Administrator:  Mrs Heather Pope, 11 Ros Ard, Cappagh Road, Barna, Galway.  

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TKA Ordinations to the Priesthood

Three Ordinations to the Priesthood took place in TKA on Sunday 27th September; Rev Karen Duignan, Rev Carole Reynolds and Rev Maebh O’Herlihy. The service took place in St. Nicholas’ Church, Galway. Bishop Patrick Rooke administered the Sacrament of Ordination in the context of the Eucharist. The Old Testament lesson...

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