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School’s Services of Harvest Thanksgiving

This week yKea has hosted, not two as in previous years, but three School’s Services of Harvest Thanksgiving. Cavan Parish church hosted pupils attending national school in Kilmore, St John’s Cathedral, Sligo hosted pupils and teachers in Elphin and St John’s Church Longford hosted schools in Ardagh. It is wonderful to see how these services […]

Vacancy: Longford Parish

The Longford Group of Parishes wish to appoint a minister in charge with the opportunity to become the Rector. » Click Here to Download the Parish Profile The Longford Group of Parishes comprise of five churches. These churches are represented by three vestries: Ballymacormack & Killashee, Newtownforbes & Clooncumber, and Templemichael (Longford). The parishes consist […]

Mullagh Parish Church celebrates 200 years

Mullagh Church of Ireland in the diocese of Kilmore celebrated its Bicentenary Anniversary on Sunday 15th September 2019 with a Harvest Thanksgiving of praise. The picturesque church on the edge of Mullagh lake was packed full as we gathered together as a parish and as a community to celebrate this special milestone. The service was […]

Church of Ireland Priorities Fund Applications

Applications for the Church of Ireland Priorities Fund are now open. The aim of this fund is to support lay and ordained training, Christian education, outreach initiatives and innovative ministry in a rural context. The deadline for applications in the 31st October and more information can be found at https://priorities.ireland.anglican.org/criteria

Gathered In in KEA

This Autumn, from 22nd September to 6th Ocotober the Diocese of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh will be holding a diocesan-wide harvest celebration entitled ‘Gathered In’. Gathered In will involve harvest services in our parish churches and a variety of events based on harvest themes. Each parish group has been invited to take part in Gathered […]

Canon David Catterall Retires

Canon David Catterall, Rector of the Longford group of parishes has retired at the end of July after 17 years of service in the parish. David, a scientist by training, prepared for the ordained ministry in Cranmer Hall, Durham in England. He was ordained 40 years ago and served in a number of curacies in […]

Alan Williamson commissioned as Church Army Evangelist

This July, Alan Williamson was among six people admitted and commissioned as a Church Army Evangelists by Bishop Jo Bailey-Wells, the Bishop of Dorkin at the Wilson Carlile Centre in Sheffield. Alan has been working as a Pioneer Evangelist with the Drumcliffe Centre of Mission since its establishment in September 2017. Church Army was established […]