BALLINA CHURCHES TOGETHER-EMMA RODRIGUES, A PROFILE

Emma Bolster-Rodrigues is the newest member of the Ministry Team of TKA . She will be working in Ballina under the auspices of Ballina Churches Together, a cross denomination partnership involving the four main traditions in Ballina and The Church Army. Emma will be Commissioned and Licenced in St Muredach’s...

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CONFIRMATION REEK DAY

More than 30 TKA Candidates for Confirmation met on a very frosty Saturday morning in April at the foot of ‘The Reek’ for their annual gathering and retreat. Cruach Phadraig, the Holy Mountain of our Patron Saint, was covered in snow as they met and greeted each other at the...

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COMMISSION ON EPISCOPAL MINISTRY AND STRUCTURES

The Work of the Commission on Episcopal Ministry and Structures The General Synod meeting in Dublin in May will consider proposals by the Commission on Episcopal Ministry and Structures (CEMS). Prior to the Synod, this and a further article aim to provide some background to the deliberations of CEMS to...

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RETIREMENT OF CANON MAUREEN RYAN

Reverend Maureen Ryan announced her retirement from active ministry early in March. The occasion was marked in St. Nicholas’ Church, Galway, where she has served in a particular way for many years, after the Easter Day Eucharist.  A presentation was made and words of appreciation spoken for her dedication as...

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COMMISSION ON EPISCOPAL MINISTRY AND STRUCTURES

The following is a Statement from the Commission on Episcopal Ministry and Structures, sent on behalf of the Chairman, Mrs Ethne Harkness.   PROPOSALS FOR CHANGES IN PROVINCIAL AND DIOCESAN BOUNDARIES Members of the Commission on Episcopal Ministry and Structures have unanimously agreed to bring proposals for changes in provincial and...

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QUIET DAY

The Annual Quiet Day for Clergy and readers of the diocese was held on Thursday 25th February in Saint Mary’s Church Cong. Some 30 clergy and readers gathered from every corner of TKA to the calmness of this lakeside idyl on the isthmus between loughs Corrib and Mask. The Archbishop...

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NEW APPOINTMENTS

Bishop Rooke has appointed two new Dignitaries to the Chapters of Saint Mary’s Cathedral Tuam and Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Killala. The Very Revd Stan Evans has been appointed Provost of Tuam and has been assigned the Prebend Stall of Lackan in St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Uniquely among the membership of the...

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