Church of Ireland General Synod 2020 Postponed

General Synod 2020 The holding of the General Synod from 7th-9th May 2020 in the Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin, has been cancelled, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The move to do so was proposed by the Honorary Secretaries of the General Synod, and passed unanimously by resolution of the...

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Clergy and Readers Quiet Day

The clergy and readers of TKA met for their annual Quiet Day in Saint Mary’s Cathedral in Tuam on 28th February. It was a nasty day, weather wise, and many of those who had planned to attend stayed at home in deference to the snow and ice. But almost 30...

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Reflections on Kajiado: Steve Brickenden

Where can I start! I never thought I would be writing this at 11582 metres above sea level, flying over Khartoum and landing in Paris in 5 hours and 34 minutes. This trip all started with a vision of Mission to help a small community in the Chyulu Hills, South...

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Reflections on Kajiado: Ted Sherwood.

My first thoughts relate to the fact that a group of 8 can undertake a trip of this nature and never once did I hear a word spoken in anger or a disagreement concerning any of the tasks individuals involved. Secondly my stand out memory is of the colour, vibrancy,...

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Farewell!

It is with sadness tinged with joy that we announce the departure to pastures new of The Venerable Alan Synnott, Archdeacon of Killala and Achonry and Incumbent of Skreen Group of Parishes in County Sligo on foot of his appointment to  the Camlough Group of Parishes (Bessbrook) in Armagh Diocese....

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Confirmation Candidates Retreat

Written by Steve Brickenden, TKA Youth Officer How do we do it!!! Another dry day for everyone taking the trip up Croagh Patrick. We all met at 10.30 a.m. in the car park with the sun coming out and sticks at the ready. It is quite a climb but the...

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TKA Christmas on Ice

We left Westport at 7:30 a.m. and after stopping in Collooney and Longford along the way we ended up with 28 students and 4 leaders and of course our friendly bus driver. We made it to Dundrum shopping centre in good time and were able to take in the beautiful...

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TKA SAMARA Aid Arrives

We have just received the outstanding news that the aid lorries which left Clifden at the end of November have arrived safe and well at the distribution depot in Northern Iraq. The boxes of clothes and blankets which originated in parishes, villages and towns in The West of Ireland will...

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