Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

Carolling Despite the best attempts of Advent preachers the Christmas carol season is well and truly upon us and the days ahead offer a bewildering choice for singers and spectators. Today (Saturday) in Dublin Ecumenical Carol Singing will take place at 2.30pm outside...

Friday: The New Reformers

It’s often hard to step back and see the wide horizon of the moment of time, in which we live. The breathing space that decades, and even centuries allow, is a luxury not usually available within a lifetime.   We are blessed on this Island, as perhaps more...

DEVOTIONAL DAY 5: Getting Free And Staying Free

Join me for the final day of our ‘Breaking Through Barriers’ 5-Day Daily Devotional, using excerpts drawn from my recent book. Each day we meditated on three passages of scripture, and on our fifth day we aim at ‘Getting Free And Staying...

Brexit

Underlying politics on this island is always the issue of identity. It is something that goes far deeper than even economic considerations. Our history over the centuries has shown just how profoundly important identity is to every community on our island. The...