Congregation celebrates life of iconic Irish hymnwriter

A large congregation of people from across Clogher Diocese and beyond paid tribute to the hymnwriter Mrs Cecil Frances Alexander with an evening of praise interspersed with stories about her life on Sunday evening, 10th March.

Marking the 200th anniversary of her birth, the evening of praise in St. Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, completed a weekend of celebration of the iconic Irish hymnwriter, as a two–day exhibition was also organised by Clogher Diocesan Board of Religious Education.

The exhibition comprised items on loan from St Columb’s Cathedral, Londonderry, and St Bestius’ Parish Church, Killeter, and covered Mrs Alexander’s life from her…

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