Church News Ireland – April 22

Image of the day – Brooklyn Church votive ship links covid and Endurance discovery

+People and places
Pupils of St Luke’s Montenotte raise over €8k for Ukraine Supports
Easter sheep trail and dawn service
Antrim Good Friday Walk of Witness
Parish first aid and defibrillator training
Remembering Lyra McKee
Belfast IDAHOT day service
Presbyterian Historical Society’s lecture on leading Ulster-based radical reformer

+News reports
Two month countdown to the World Meeting of Families 2022 in Rome
WCC encourages prayer for release of archbishops of Aleppo
Brooklyn church built a ‘votive ship’ as a symbol of hope amid COVID-19 just before discovery of its inspiration, the long-lost Endurance

+In the media
“There are no borders in nature”: climate change resistance on the island of Ireland
Church of England accuses Boris Johnson of ‘disgraceful slur’ against Archbishop of Canterbury

+Poem for today
Spring in Belfast by Derek Mahon

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