Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

New Lenten initiative

Lent is fast approaching. Traditionally a season of abstinence and self–denial, it is also an opportunity to take on some extra responsibility which will have a positive effect on society. In this vein the Bishops’ Appeal, Eco–Congregation Ireland and the Representative Church Body (RCB) are joining forces to promote the Lenten initiative #Jars4Journeys. It aims to offset the impact of the carbon footprint from transport and encourage people to donate every time they make a motorised journey, with the money raised going towards three conservation projects in communities most affected by climate change.

Bishops’ Appeal Education Advisor…

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