CANON OF ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL Article written by Lynn Glanville, the Diocesan Communications Officer

Members of Dublin and Glendalough Diocesan Synods have elected the Revd Gillian Wharton to be their representative Canon on the chapter of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. Ms Wharton was elected to the Prebendary of Dunlavin in the National Cathedral on Tuesday 7 March 2017 at a special meeting of the diocesan synod in the Church … read more

Bible Study Lent 2017

This year for Lent, we are doing a bible study.  We are using the Bible Studies for Lent 2017, God’s Heart for Migrants’, written by Dr David Shepherd on behalf of the Biblical Association for the Church of Ireland. There is a little booklet for each person which contains the readings, etc., so you will … read more

Autumn Fair

St Philip and St James’ Autumn Fair will take place on Saturday 24th September 2016.   There will be lots of great stalls and lots of fun, as well as Lunches and a BBQ, as well as a raffle. This year, we are hoping to replace the heating system in St Philip and St James’ Church, … read more

The Somme – 1st July 1916

Many of you will know of Michael Lee, a parishioner of St Philip and St James’ Church, who has done a phenomenal amount of research into the forty-one men and one woman from our parishes who died as a result of World War 1.  All the biographies that we have had about them, in our … read more

Coffee Morning at The Rectory

Thank You to one and all! Thank-you to all that came and supported our coffee morning last Saturday in the Rectory. We have raised €800 to date which will now go towards the work to make St Thomas’ Church water-tight and a new heating system in St Philip and St James’ Church! This is just … read more

Summer Fête – Thank You!

Thank you to all who helped and supported St Thomas’ Summer Fête on Saturday 7th May 2016.  Despite the weather, the day went really well, and the sum realised stands at just over €4,700. Thank you again.

Pentecost – Sunday 15 May 2016

Pentecost (50 days after Easter Day) is when we celebrate the Holy Spirit being sent down upon the disciples.  Pentecost is considered to be the birth of the Christian Church.  On Pentecost, we will be using the red altar frontal, pulpit falls, bookmarks, and clergy stoles, as red is the liturgical colour for festivals of … read more

Booterstown and Carysfort Easter General Vestry

The Easter General Vestry Meeting for Booterstown and Carysfort Parish was held on Thursday 14th April 2016. Rector’s Churchwarden: Marcus Daly.   People’s Churchwarden: Barbara Plant. Rector’s Glebewarden: Gordon Richards. People’s Glebewarden: Justin O’Callaghan. Select Vestry: Viola Brady, June Burgess, Lynne Cole, Faith Frankland, Vi Hoffman, Natalie Keeley, Jill Lacey (Secretary), Stephanie Morris, Uta Raab, Denise … read more

Mount Merrion Easter General Vestry

Mount Merrion Easter General Vestry Meeting was held on Monday 11th April 2016. Rector’s Churchwarden: Karunadhas Nesan. People’s Churchwarden: Judith Donlon. People’s Glebewarden: Denis Beare. Select Vestry: Meriel Armstrong, Sheila Chamberlain, Aideen Hartney (Secretary), John Hudson, Ken Hunt, Des Lalor, Audrey McNab, Michael McWilliam, Myrtle McWilliam, Ian Mullen (Treasurer), Wil Robertson and Ken Wilson.

A Tale of Two Aprils 1916

The following article has been written by Michael Lee, who is a parishioner of St Philip and St James’ Church, and whom has done extraordinary research into those who died during World War 1 from our three constituent parishes.  The small piece of information after Michael’s name has been contributed by the Rector, to illustrate … read more