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‘My prayer for all of them is that they will be of one heart and mind…
so they will be in us, and the world will believe you sent me.’
– Jesus (John 17:21)

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HOW LONG, LORD?

In mid-September 2019 Northern Ireland will reach a significant milestone in its history. It’s one that seems highly unlikely to attract any of the attention of our decade of centenaries, the 100th anniversaries of the Home Rule crisis and Ulster Covenant, the...

Diocese hears first hand from the persecuted church

The Diocese of Down and Dromore partnered with Open Doors for its annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Downpatrick on Monday 18 March.   The theme was Counting the Cost: Standing with the Persecuted Church, and the President of Open Doors...

St Patrick’s Day 2019

What better way to spend St Patrick’s Day than this? I suspect some alternative suggestions may come to mind! Mt Snowdon living up to its name    

Death of Dean William (Billy) Beare

The Very Reverend William (Billy) Beare, a son of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, died on Friday 15th March in the care of the staff at Cork University Hospital. Dean Beare lived in Cork in his retirement, prior to which, from 1999 to 2008, he was Dean...

Reminder: SEARCH Colloquium on March 30

With just under two weeks to go until this year’s SEARCH Colloquium, time is running out to book your place. The thought–provoking day–long event is being held in partnership with TCD Chaplaincy on Saturday March 30 in Trinity’s Long Room...

‘Society and the world need bridge–builders’

Preaching at the annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, to mark St Patrick’s Day, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, said that ‘more than ever our society and world needs bridge–builders.’ Speaking in...

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Book: The One True Gift by Tim Chester #Christmas

Christmas is meant to be full of joy and light; but all too often it is spoiled by grumbling and arguing. The 24 concise daily readings in this advent book share Paul’s answer to this problem from Philippians chapter 2 and many many more: the big story of how...

Book: Same Sex Relationships by John Stott

What does the Bible say about same-sex relationships? How should Christians think about this divisive and heartfelt issue? And what of those who are caught in the crossfire: the brothers and sisters who experience same-sex attraction, but are committed to being...

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