‘Church puts its faith in the talents of its parishioners

Parishioners at flood–hit St Canice’s Church of Ireland, in Eglinton, queued up after Sunday morning’s 11 a.m. service to collect ten pounds each, which they are being encouraged to multiply to raise funds for the parish’s restoration fund.

The local Rector, Canon Paul Hoey, says the initiative is inspired by the Parable of the Talents, in Matthew’s Gospel. In this story three servants are entrusted with talents by their master. Two of them invested his wealth, more than doubling it, while the third buried his allocation and earned his master nothing.

St Canice’s is giving parishioners six weeks to use the money…

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