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St Mary Magdalene celebrates 175 years

St Mary Magdalene celebrates 175 years

Wednesday December 3rd 2014

The Bishop of Connor was the preacher at a service on Monday December 1 to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the Parish of St Mary Magdalene, Donegall Pass, Belfast. The service was the culmination of a series of events organised…

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Agherton parishioner to train clinic staff in Yei

Agherton parishioner to train clinic staff in Yei

Friday November 28th 2014

Agherton parishioner and family doctor Dr Frank Dobbs will make a third trip to Connor’s partner diocese of Yei, South Sudan, in January. Frank, a Connor Diocesan Lay Reader, will travel with Jenny Smyth, CMS Ireland Partnership co-ordinator, the Rev…

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Larne rector’s surprise cash giveaway!

Larne rector’s surprise cash giveaway!

Friday November 28th 2014

On Sunday November 23, the congregation of St Cedma’s, Larne, was treated to a ‘once in a lifetime experience!’ Instead of appealing to parishioners to give more money to the parish, the rector stood at the front of church and…

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Choirs enjoy challenge of exchange

Choirs enjoy challenge of exchange

Wednesday November 26th 2014

On Sunday November 23 St George’s Parish Choir swapped places with the St Anne’s Cathedral Choir for all the choral services in both churches. Dr Emma Gibbons, Musical Director of St George’s, in High Street, Belfast, and St Anne’s Master…

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Christmas Fair fun at All Saints, Craigyhill

Christmas Fair fun at All Saints, Craigyhill

Wednesday November 26th 2014

All Saints’ Church, Craigyhill, Christmas Fair takes place on Saturday November 29 from 2-4pm. There will be gift and craft stalls including jewellery, knitwear, paintings, fabric gifts, hairbows and dummy clips, jams, honey and beeswax products, candles, cakes, toy stall…

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Stimulating evening on ‘The Ethics of War’

Stimulating evening on ‘The Ethics of War’

Friday November 21st 2014

A stimulating open event on the theme of ‘The Ethics of War’ was held on November 19 in the Music Room of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. This was organised by the Church of Ireland’s Historical Centenaries Working Group as a distinctive…

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Building Hope is theme of Prisons Week

Building Hope is theme of Prisons Week

Friday November 21st 2014

Prisons Week, a Christian initiative to pray for, and raise awareness of, the needs of prisoners and their families, victims of crime, prison staff, chaplains and all those who care, runs from November 16-22. The theme this year is ‘Building…

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