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Ballinderry Team bring joy to Ethiopian Children

Wednesday October 18th 2006

It’s a long way from Ballinderry to Ethopia, but 13 members of Ballinderry Parish Church spent three weeks in the impoverished African country during the summer. The team was based in Mekelle, Northern Ethiopia, under the leadership of Crosslinks’ mission…

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Celtic Spirituality Weekend

Tuesday October 17th 2006

The Rev Ray Simpson, from Holy Island, Lindisfarne, will lead a special weekend programme at St Nicholas Parish Church, Lisburn Road,  Belfast, on the weekend of November 24-26. The Celtic Spirituality Weekend, sponsored by the Diocese of Connor, gets underway…

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Stand up against Poverty

Friday October 13th 2006

A rally against poverty taking place on Sunday October 15 at the Bandstand, Botanic Gardens, Belfast is part of a bid to enter the Guinness Book of Records. The aim is to have the largest number of people ever stand…

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Former Archbishop of Dublin to visit Connor

Wednesday October 11th 2006

Bishop Walton Empey, a former Archbishop of Dublin, will be visiting two churches in Connor on Sunday October 22. The Bishop will first preach at 11am in St Jude’s Parish Church, Muckamore, at the harvest service in the context of…

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Re-dedication of Chapel at St Mary Magdalene

Tuesday October 10th 2006

The Chapel of the Holy Spirit – the side chapel in St Mary Magdalene Parish Church – was first consecrated in 1979 by Bishop Arthur Butler. The chapel has recently been re-painted, refurbished and new coverings have been purchased for…

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175th Anniversary in Derrykeighan

Wednesday September 27th 2006

The Parish Church of St Colman, Derrykeighan, in the village of Dervock, north Connor, celebrated its 175th anniversary with special services on Sunday September 10. The present church was consecrated on September 9 1831, and replaced earlier church buildings which…

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Kerri shares her Kenyan experience

Wednesday September 27th 2006

Kerri Cunningham, a 17-year-old student and a member of Magheragall Parish Church was the guest speaker at the Senior Citizens’ Club in Magheragall Parish Church. Kerri travelled to Kenya in July with a CMS Ireland team from local parishes with…

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