Added on 05/10/2013
Saturday 5 October 2013
Launch of Braemor Studies
Next Wednesday evening in the Church of Ireland Theological Institute the Braemor Studies series of publications will be launched by Dr Christina Baxter, a former Principal of St John’s College, Nottingham, and currently an external examiner in CITI.
Braemor Studies will be a vehicle to publish the best of the final year dissertations by ordinands in CITI and to showcase the work of the Institute. The initial three titles are New Monasticism – a Catalyst for the Church of Ireland to Connect with Society (Revd Jonathan Campbell–Smyth, curate of Jordanstown)), The Place of Lament and the ‘Catharsis of the Complaint’ in Response to the Problem of Evil (Revd John Godfrey, curate of Galway) and The New Masculinity Movement: a Viable Model for Engaging Men with God and the Church? (Revd Alister Morrison, curate of Ballyholme).
Braemor Studies are edited by Dr Susan Hood, Publications Officer of the Church of Ireland, and published by Church of Ireland Publishing. They are available from the Good Bookshop in Belfast (firstname.lastname@example.org) and from the Representative Church Body Library in Dublin (email@example.com) at €7/£6 each or 3 for €17/£15.
This afternoon (Saturday) the Irish Section of the Huguenot Society will host a Huguenot Gathering in the newly restored Lady Chapel of St Patrick’s cathedral, Dublin, from 1.45 to 4pm. There will be an exhibition, talks, guidelines for family research and tours of the cathedral monuments and the adjacent Cabbage Garden graveyard. Admission is free and all are welcome.
In Rathfarnham parish church, Dublin, today (Saturday), 10am to 4.30pm and tomorrow (Sunday), 2 to 4.30pm, there will be a Harvest Festival Weekend featuring re–enactments of interesting characters from the past – a trip through the years from the Vikings to Adam Loftus, to the music of Percy French and much more.
Tomorrow (Sunday) the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, will preach at the Harvest Thanksgiving in St Mura’s church, Fahan Upper, Co. Donegal, where he was baptized. In Kilbride church Bray, 3pm, the Dean of Christ Church cathedral, Dublin, the Very Revd Dermot Dunne will be the preacher and the music will be led by the Cathedral Choir, while at 7pm in St Peter’s church, Portaloise, the choir of St Paul’s church, Glenageary, will sing at the Harvest Service.
Tomorrow (Sunday) morning a new series of addresses, ‘Credo: I Believe’ begins at the 10.45 am Choral Eucharist in the Chapel of Trinity College, Dublin. The first address will be given by Gillian Wylie, Assistant Professor in International Peace Studies in the Irish School of Ecumenics. Subsequent speakers will include Abbot Mark Patrick Hederman of Glenstal Abbey, Professor John Monaghan from the Society of St Vincent de Paul, Senator Marie–Louise O’Donnell and broadcaster, Joe Duffy.
Next Monday morning at 10.15am the Michaelmas New Law Term Service will be held in St Michan’s church, Dublin, where the preacher will be the Bishop of Tuam, the Rt Revd Patrick Rooke.
On Wednesday the lunchtime recital in St Mary’s cathedral, Limerick will be given by Susan O’Leary (flute), Michael Dooley (bassoon) and Colette Davis (piano) who will play music by Beethoven and Lalliet.
In the Armagh Public Library on Thursday evening at 7.30pm there will be a public lecture by Professor John Thompson, Director of the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities in Queen’s University, Belfast, on ‘Anglican Book Collectors in Ireland’.
On Friday evening the Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Michael Jackson, will institute the Revd Paul Bogle as Rector of Trim. Mr Bogle has been curate of Dunboyne and Rathmoylon since his ordination in 2010.
Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’