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Four Candidates Ordained for Local Ministry in KEA Diocese

Last Tuesday evening, 29th September, Revd. Albert Dawson, Revd. Steve Frost, Revd. Ed Smyth and Revd. Capt. Malcom Young were ordained as deacons for local ministry. A small congregation gathered in the Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin and St John the Baptist, Sligo for a service led by Rt. Revd. Ferran Glenfield, the […]

Rev Simon Scott welcomed as Minister-in-Charge of the Longford Group of Parishes

Earlier this month, Rev. Simon Scott was welcomed as the new Minister-in-Charge of the Longford Group of Parishes (Ballymacormack, Clongish (St Paul, Newtownforbes), Clooncumber (Bornacoola, Co. Leitrim), Killashee (St Paul), Templemichael (St John, Longford). Speaking on Simon’s appointment, Archdeacon Isaac Hanna said; “I am delighted with this appointment to Longford, Simon brings with him great […]

Institution of Revd. Richard Waller

Last Friday evening, 11th September, Revd. Capt. Richard Waller was instituted as Rector of the Kildallon Group of Parishes (Corrawallen, Kildallon and Newtongore. To accommodate social distancing a small congregation gathered in Kildallon church while other family, friends and parishioners were able to participate via a livestream of the service. The service was led by […]

Institution of Rev. Capt Richard Waller

Rev. Capt. Richard Waller will be instituted as the Rector of the Kildallon Group of Parishes this Friday the 11th September at 8pm. Bishop David McClay will be preaching. The service will be livestreamed at: https://vimeo.com/455054919 A service sheet is available at: shorturl.at/kqQ49

Face Coverings in Churches

The following statement has been issued by the Roman Catholic and Church of Ireland Primates of All Ireland, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, and the President of the Methodist Church in Ireland: At this time, both in Northern Ireland and in the Republic of Ireland, the governments have […]

Bishops’ Appeal response to Beirut explosion

Last Tuesday (4th August), a massive explosion ripped through Beirut, killing 157 people, injuring 5,000, damaging 50% of the buildings and leaving 300,000 people homeless. This disaster comes when the whole country was already on its knees due to its worst financial crisis in decades and its struggles to contain a rapidly increasing coronavirus outbreak […]

Calry Parish Fundraiser for Kindu

This week Rev. Patrick Bamber and Carla Marin from Calry Parish Church will be walking all 80km of the Sligo Way to raise money to support the Diocese of Kindu in the DR Congo. While we were in lockdown here they experienced severe flooding on top of all their other problems. You can find an […]