Here, the ‘What’s in your hand’ children’s resource is specially designed for the Down and Dromore Lent Appeal which sees Bishop David and a team from the diocese partner with Bishops’ Appeal and cycle 350 miles around the diocese to raise vital funds for two projects – Christian Aid in Honduras and Tearfund in Jordan. […]
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Bishops’ Appeal Advent Newsletter Here we highlight some of the vital work Bishops’ Appeal has funded over the past year and the potential for even more good work to be achieved, with your help, in 2022. The newsletter highlights relief work began in 2020 and then continued on into 2021, where longer term supports were […]
Here you will find everything you need to know about the Limerick and Killaloe Mission Sunday Focus, which is being directed towards the work of Bishops’ Appeal. Together, we are funding a Christian Aid project in Southern Ethiopia. Mission Sunday Poster: Limerick and Killaloe Mission Sunday Focus Mission Sunday Video: Mission Sunday Video Supporting Bishops’ […]
Thank you to everyone who responded so generously to our Covid Appeal and to our India Appeal and now to our Haiti Appeal. We have allocated thousands over the past three months to programmes targeting extreme hunger as a result of Covid, or returns to school for the most vulnerable girls in communities in the […]
On Saturday 14 August, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti at Les Cayes, 75 miles west of the capital of Port-au-Prince. On Tuesday 16 August, Tropical Storm Grace hit Haiti, triggering flooding and mudslides complicating rescue efforts. Oxelia, a resident of Corail, was at home when the earthquake hit. “We screamed and ran outside into the […]
The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal has released €10,000 (equivalent to around £8,600) in emergency funding to support two frontline agencies responding to India’s second coronavirus wave: Asha, a Christian charity working in communities in Delhi; and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Donations in support of this appeal can be made online or by post using the […]
Listen to Education Advisor Lydia Monds share about the impact the Mother and Child supports will have on families in Nepal who don’t have access to food and are under threat of becoming malnourished.
In 2018, Vox Magazine conducted a nationwide survey of individuals from multiple churches to gather together the experiences of women in the church and to ascertain the views of church goers on various Gender Justice Issues. Ruth Garvey-Williams, the editor of Vox, highlighted some of the main findings of the subsequent report in her presentation […]
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord's favour."
- Luke 4, vs 18 & 19 (NRSV)