The Archdeacon & The Deacon Go Travelling – Day 2

On Day 2 of their travels, after Morning Prayer, the Ven Stephen McWhirter and the Rev Martin Steele cycled 22.4km from St John’s Church, Dunfeeney to St Mary’s Church, Crossmolina – with support and hospitality to help them on their way!

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The Archdeacon & The Deacon Go Travelling – Day 1

In the run up to Holy Week, the Venerable Stephen McWhirter and Rev Martin Steele will be walking and cycling their way around Killala Union – all of Killala Bay, from Ballycastle to Easkey. They set off on their journey around Killala Union on Sunday, 10th April – accompanied by...

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Return of the Common Cup at Holy Communion

A Pastoral Letter from the Archbishops of Armagh and Dublin regarding the return to the use of the Common Cup in Holy Communion. Receiving the consecrated wine in the Holy Communion by means of the Common Cup (Chalice) is the norm in the teaching and tradition of the Church of...

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Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal Responds to Ukraine Crisis

Support for refugees channelled through Habitat for Humanity & Christian Aid The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal for World Aid and Development has committed €10,000 (£8,300) from its emergency funds to assist with the humanitarian response to the current crisis in Ukraine.  Bishops’ Appeal is partnering with Habitat for Humanity...

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New Roman Catholic Bishop of Galway

His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the request for retirement of Bishop Brendan Kelly, heretofore Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora. Today, Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Michael Duignan, Bishop of Clonfert, to minister simultaneously as Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora. The two...

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Statement of Archbishop Francis Duffy on the election of Right Reverend Michael Burrows as Church of Ireland Bishop of Tuam, Limerick and Killaloe

I welcome the news of the appointment by the Church of Ireland of the Bishop of Tuam, Limerick and Killaloe, and I warmly congratulate Bishop Michael Burrows on his election. Based on my own personal experience, I am certain that Bishop Burrows will receive a very warm welcome to the...

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Interview with Bishop Michael Burrows

Bishop Michael Burrows, the recently elected Bishop of Tuam, Limerick and Killaloe, speaks about his new appointment.   https://radiopublic.com/limerick-anglican-8XgrM5/s1!dcb62#t=6

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New Bishop for TLK

We are delighted to announced that the Episcopal Electoral College for the United Dioceses of Tuam, Limerick and Killaloe, meeting in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin on Friday 14th January, has elected the Rt Revd Michael Burrows, Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, as the Bishop of our diocese of  Tuam,...

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A Joint Christmas Message from the Archbishops of Armagh

Just before Christmas 1937, Monsignor Ronald Knox wrote a letter to the English Catholic periodical, The Tablet. Knox was the son of a Church of England bishop and had converted to Catholicism shortly after taking a brilliant First at the University of Oxford. He later became the first Catholic Chaplain...

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