CLONES MAN CECIL PRINGLE, LONGEST-SERVING MINISTER IN CLOGHER DIOCESE, ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

12 January 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The longest-serving Minister in Clogher Church of Ireland Diocese, Clones man the Venerable Cecil Pringle (Archdeacon Emeritus), has announced his retirement, to take effect from the end of February this year. Apart from a curacy in East Belfast, he has spent his entire ministry in the Clogher Diocese.

After a Church of Ireland Ministry spanning over 50 years, the former Archdeacon of the diocese for 25 years will retire following his last service in the Drumkeeran Group of parishes in North Fermanagh, where he has been Bishop’s Curate for the past ten years. “I have found my ministry very fulfilling – I would not have remained as long as I did if I had not had that fulfilment,” he commented.

During his extensive ministry, the Archdeacon has seen huge changes, not only within church life but in society in general, but he has embraced many of these changes in his work…

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