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...

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...

Launch of Black Santa 2017

The Black Santa Sit–out 2017 gets underway on the steps of Belfast Cathedral on Monday December 18. Don’t be surprised to see a Santa sporting L–plates – Dean–Elect, Archdeacon Stephen Forde, will be taking part on day one as he learns...

Dublin’s Black Santa Sit Out gets under way

The 2017 Black Santa Sit Out at St Ann’s, Dawson Street, got off to a chilly start on Wednesday December 13. The annual appeal was launched by Archbishop Michael Jackson and the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Mícheál MacDonncha, and will continue until...

COI Gazette – 15th December 2017

Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Wednesday 6th December 2017, in Washington DC. (Photo: AP Photo/Alex Brandon) President...

Belfast Cathedral launches new Christmas CD

A new CD featuring beautiful Christmas music from the choristers of Belfast Cathedral is now available to enjoy over the festive season. The CD Born on a New Day is directed by Master of the Choristers David Stevens and features the Cathedral Girls’ Choir and...