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A new Crozier for future Bishops

Tuesday January 16th 2007

A new Crozier has been commissioned for future Bishops of Connor. Before Christmas, the current Bishop, the Rt Rev Alan Harper, commissioned goldsmith Graham Harron of Killylea to design and make a new Crozier for the diocese. The existing Crozier,…

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Bishop of Connor elected Primate

Wednesday January 10th 2007

The Bishop of Connor, the Rt Revd Alan Harper, has been elected Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland by the House of Bishops of the Church of Ireland. Making the announcement in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, on Wednesday…

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New Year Honours for Connor parishioners

Wednesday January 10th 2007

Two Connor parishioners have received awards in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Dr Donald Davison, long serving organist at St John’s, Malone, receives an MBE for services to music in Northern Ireland, while Mrs Rosemary Peters-Gallagher, honorary treasurer in…

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Party boxes at St Paul’s

Tuesday January 9th 2007

Members of the Mothers’ Union of St Paul's parish, Lisburn, took up the suggestion of the rector the Rev James Carson, and prepared 24 Christmas party box'es for young families who belong to or have associations with the parish. Each…

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Installation of new Archdeacon of Dalriada

Tuesday January 9th 2007

The Venerable Stephen Forde, Rector of Larne and Inver with Glynn and Raloo, was installed as Archdeacon of Dalriada, Diocese of Connor, on Thursday January 4. The installation, by the Dean of Connor the Very Reverend John Bond, took place…

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Bishop of Connor sits out with Black Santa

Wednesday December 20th 2006

The Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev Alan Harper, donned his woollies and warm clerical coat to support the annual Black Santa sit out in front of St Anne’s Cathedral. Keeping him company was the Black Santa himself, the Dean…

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Installation of new Archdeacon

Wednesday December 20th 2006

The Rev Stephen Forde, Rector of Larne, will be installed as Archdeacon of Dalriada, at a Service of Installation in Lisburn Cathedral on Thursday January 4 2007 at 8pm.  The Dean of Connor, The Very Rev John Bond, will conduct…

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Mayor is special guest at Christ Church

Tuesday December 12th 2006

The Mayor of Lisburn, Councillor Trevor Lunn and the Mayoress, Mrs Laureen Lunn, were the special guests at an all age worship service in Christ Church Parish, Lisburn, on Sunday December10.  The Rector, the Rev Paul Dundas conducted the service…

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