Church News Ireland – December 21

Image of the day – or night – Salisbury Cathedral

+People and places
Sandbag instead of a stocking in Limerick for Christmas
Dublin Black Santa 2021 appeal off to a flying start
Appointment of Dean of Waterford
Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork
O Holy Night’ is UK’s favourite Xmas carol

+Webinars, music, resources, broadcasts and books
A Christmas Day message from the Archbishops of Armagh
Christmas in St Patrick’s
TCD Virtual Carol Service
BBC Radio Ulster Christmas Day Morning Service with Black Santa
Finding Love in Advent – The Gathering Grounds welcoming people with Christian love

+News Reports
C of E Cathedrals recommend masks and tests for Christmas services
New law will let church weddings take place outside in England
BBC’s US reporter given Bashir’s religion role

+Poem for today
Advent by Christina Rossetti

Click here – CNI December 21