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Message from Adrian Wilkinson for Holy Week 2020

  Dear all,   It is good to hear from so many of you in response to my emails. While I don't have the opportunity to reply to each individual email, they are all read and those that contain additional information or a request are responded to. It is good to keep in touch. Please feel free to contact me at any time or to phone me if you [...]

By |2020-04-06T18:05:17+00:00April 6th, 2020|Announcements, Events, News, Newsletters|0 Comments

Pew News 5th April, 2020

Dear parishioners, Please find the attached service for Palm Sunday as well as prayers and my video reflection. You will see that in the videoed prayers the candle has changed from purple to red for Holy Week. The green branches beside the Prayer book remind us of the palms scattered before Jesus. You might like to cut some green branches from shrubs in your garden and have them beside [...]

By |2020-04-04T19:27:24+00:00April 4th, 2020|Announcements, Events, News, Newsletters|0 Comments

Pew News 29th March, 2020

      Dear parishioners and friends, I am writing this on Saturday morning after the Taoiseach's speech last night. I hope that as you all stay at home you will find the attached service, video and other material helpful. The readings are the appointed ones for this Sunday and hold out a message of hope in the midst of our current difficulties.I have also included a children's activity [...]

By |2020-03-28T17:17:06+00:00March 28th, 2020|Announcements, Events, News, Newsletters|0 Comments

Mothering Sunday Readings and Prayers

Dear all As promised during the week, please find attached a short service of readings and prayers which you might like to read at home tomorrow. Also here is a link to a short video reflection and prayers which I have recorded for you.   Please click on link for Service and Prayers     Mothering Sunday 2020   I hope to send you one of these each [...]

By |2020-03-21T14:36:00+00:00March 21st, 2020|Announcements, News, Newsletters|0 Comments

Message from Archdeacon Adrian Wilkinson

Dear All,   As you may be aware, all church services and parish activities have stopped until further notice due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. However that doesn't mean that our worship and our care for each other has to stop.  This Sunday is Mothering Sunday or Mother's Day. At the weekend I will be sending you some prayers and readings, as well as a short reflection, which you [...]

By |2020-03-21T14:18:22+00:00March 21st, 2020|Announcements, News, Newsletters|0 Comments


In the light of health advice from the HSE in relation to the Novel Coronavirus church services have been reduced to three services up to the 29th March, 2020   St. Michael's,  Blackrock   8.30am Holy Trinity, Frankfield   10.00am St. Luke's, Douglas            11.15am    

By |2020-03-13T09:57:00+00:00March 13th, 2020|Announcements, Events, News, Newsletters|0 Comments

Church of Ireland Guidance in relation to Novel Coronavirus (Covid–19)

The following advisory guidelines for the Church of Ireland’s response regarding the novel coronavirus (Covid–19) reflect previous advice provided by the Church as a response to pandemic flu.  The guidelines offer a general framework to parishes, subject to further approval or other advice that may be considered appropriate by the diocesan bishop.           Follow all public health guidance provided by state authorities– the Health Protection [...]

By |2020-03-06T11:31:59+00:00March 6th, 2020|Announcements, Events, News, Newsletters|0 Comments

Pew News 8th March, 2020

Monday Morning Prayer – St. Michael’s Church @ 11am Badminton – CPH @ 8pm   Tuesday  Parish Book Club – The Rectory @ 8pm   Wednesday Badminton – Marmullane @ 10.30am Holy Communion – St Luke’s Church @ 11am Confirmation Class – CPH @ 6.45pm – 7.30pm Bowls – CPH @ 8pm   Thursday Boys’ Brigade. - CPH @ 6pm - 7pm Anchors.  7.15pm - 8.30pm Junior and Company [...]

By |2020-03-06T11:23:35+00:00March 6th, 2020|Announcements, Events, News, Newsletters|0 Comments

Parish Matters March 2020

The Rector writes…… We are in the season of Lent. The word itself comes from an old English word meaning ‘the lengthening of days’ or Spring. In earliest times it was observed by those who were preparing for the baptism at Easter. Later the 40 days of Lent were identified with the 40 days Jesus spent in the wilderness. Each year it provides us with an opportunity to re-examine [...]

By |2020-02-28T14:02:02+00:00February 28th, 2020|Announcements, Events, News, Newsletters|0 Comments