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Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’ - Posted on 16/10/2014

For Saturday18 October 2014

Digitization of Gazette
Following on from the successful digitization of the 1913 editions of The Church of Ireland Gazette last year, and continuing its commitment to mark the Decade of Commemorations, the RCB Library has presented all 52 editions of The Church of Ireland Gazette for 1914, in a fully searchable format online, as ‘Archive of the Month’ for October 2014.

The Gazette provides the longest–running public commentary on the Church’s affairs, and is an invaluable resource for understanding the complexities and nuances of Church of Ireland identity. The RCB Library in Dublin holds the only complete run of the paper, beginning in March 1856, and to preserve the sometimes brittle hard copies and to make the content more easily accessible, has embarked on this digitization programme. But it comes at a cost, and the 1914 project has only been possible with the generous support of an anonymous donor.

The RCB Library in collaboration with the Editor and Board of the Gazette aims to complete the other years – initially the three remaining ones of World War I and of the Decade of Centenaries, 1912–22, by seeking philanthropic support from sponsors for specific years, or an outright full cost donation to complete the project. Full details of how to support by making a charitable donation are now available online (NI Gift Aid or RoI Tax Relief forms) or by contacting the RCB Library.

Today (Saturday) the AGM of Changing Attitude Ireland will take place in St George’s church, Belfast, preceded, at 1.45pm, by a talk by Malcolm Macourt on ‘Choosing a Same Sex Partner’. In Christ Church cathedral, Dublin, at 5pm, the vocal ensemble, Peregryne, directed by Dr Stuart Kinsella will sing Evensong. The Annual Swift Summer School, organized by Professor Robert Mahony, will be held in St Patrick’s Deanery and tomorrow (Sunday) the address at the Annual Swift Commemoration at Evensong in St Patrick’s will be given by Professor David Hayton , Professor of Early Modern Irish & British History in Queen’s University, Belfast.

Singer/songwriter, Eleanor McEvoy, will speak in the Chapel of Trinity College, Dublin, tomorrow (Sunday). Her address is part of the “By the Book: Literature for Living” series of Michaelmas term addresses and she will speak about ‘Sonnet XXXII’ by William Shakespeare. The address is in the context of the Choral Eucharist at 10.45am. In the evening, at 5pm, the Archbishop of Dublin will preach at the Diocesan Healing Service in St Patrick’s church, Powerscourt, where eight prayer ministers will be commissioned, and later in the evening, at 7pm in Co. Tipperary, the Very Revd Dr R.B. MacCarthy will be the preacher at the Crohane Harvest Festival Service. A Celebration of Praise with children from Kindfund children’s homes in Kenya will take place at 7pm in St Macartin’s cathedral and St Michael’s church, Enniskillen. The event brings to a conclusion the visit of 26 Kenyans who have been touring Northern Ireland since 25 September.

On Monday evening, at 8pm, in St Anne’s cathedral, Belfast, Bishop Ken Clarke will give the address at a service on ‘Praying for those with Cancer’ in St Anne’ s cathedral, Belfast, which has been organized by Bro. David Jardine’s International Divine Healing Ministries.

On Wednesday the Tuam, Killala & Achonry Clergy Conference will be held in Lusty Beg, Co. Fermanagh, while in Ballylickey the Cork, Cloyne & Ross Clergy Conference will be addressed by the Revd Dr Hugh Rayment–Pickard, co–founder of ‘IntoUniversity’ which supports young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to attain a place at university or in another chose aspiration.

 


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