Our #Pennies4Plastics Lenten Initiative is here! Check out this information sheet full to the brim with everything you need to reduce plastic waste and support others to do the same this Lent. Pennies4Plastics Complete Resource If you want to download the different sections separately, please click on the links below: Pennies4Plastics Information Pennies4Plastics Action Pennies4Plastics Giving […]
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Read about some of the successes and experiences of TEFL grant recipients and then download an application form to begin or enhance your own volunteering journey: Teaching English to Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Migrants: New Grants Available in 2019 In 2018, Bishops’ Appeal offered a grant to people interested in becoming qualified to teach English […]
Now Available in All Dioceses Members of the Church of Ireland can support communities all over the world this Christmas by purchasing a Bishops’ Appeal calendar. For just €10/£10, the calendar will raise funds to make a difference on the ground throughout 2019. It commemorates the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland – the 150th […]
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi on Friday morning, causing a tsunami and around 170 aftershocks. It is the most devastating earthquake to hit Indonesia since 2004. The area devastated by the disaster is bigger than originally thought. The tsunami wave was as high as six metres in some places. The death […]
Who is my Neighbour? Reading the Bible “missionally” in light of the Global Refugee Crisis By Charlotte Olhausen – “30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ 31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbour as yourself.’ There […]
Report to Diocesan Synod 7th October 2017 (Rev William Steacy, Bishops Appeal Representative, Meath & Kildare Diocese) Bishop Pat, and members of Synod, I want to speak to you briefly about Bishop’s Appeal. Bishops’ Appeal was originally set up to contribute to the relief of suffering and poverty overseas. It is like an intermediary; it […]
Click here for Appeal Letter: +Patrick Rooke Bishops Appeal Harvest Letter
Sheep versus Goats? Explore the parable of the sheep and the goats by talking about their differences and how we can be more like sheep when listening to God and responding to others in need. All Age Harvest Sermon Bishops Appeal
The Extraordinary Life of a Pencil: Exploring our interconnected world, our potential in the hands of God and literacy projects supported through Bishops Appeal, this sermon outline has a lot to offer! Originally for use in conjunction with the Cashel, Ferns and Ossory Diocesan Link Projects which focus on literacy in Democratic Republic of Congo […]
Focus on Cyprus This week, during World Refugee Week, the Anglican Alliance is showcasing examples where Anglican and Episcopal churches around the world are responding to refugees with practical assistance, welcoming refugees in to their communities and discovering mutual enrichment through this engagement. Food: The International Language Last month in Cyprus a new initiative began […]
“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)