Articles tagged with: Right Reverend John McDowell

BISHOP MCDOWELL ELECTED PRESIDENT OF IRISH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

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15 Apr 2016 Comments Off on BISHOP MCDOWELL ELECTED PRESIDENT OF IRISH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES
BISHOP MCDOWELL  ELECTED PRESIDENT OF IRISH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

Church of Ireland Bishop of Clogher, the Right Reverend John McDowell, has been elected as President of the Irish Council of Churches (ICC) for 2016-2018. The election took place at the ICC’s 93rd Annual Meeting at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin on Thursday last, April 7. Bishop McDowell will be assisted by the Reverend Brian Anderson as Vice-President. Mr Anderson is currently the President of the Methodist Church in Ireland. Bishop McDowell said: “I am very honoured to take up this role at a time of great challenge and opportunity for the Churches in ...

“CHRISTIANS NEED TO WORK TOGETHER TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL” – CHURCH OF IRELAND BISHOP

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29 Oct 2015 Comments Off on “CHRISTIANS NEED TO WORK TOGETHER TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL” – CHURCH OF IRELAND BISHOP
“CHRISTIANS NEED TO WORK TOGETHER TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL” – CHURCH OF IRELAND BISHOP

“Christians need to work together to proclaim the Gospel,” stated the Right Reverend John McDowell, when he addressed as guest speaker last week’s Annual General Conference of Catholic clergy in the diocese of Clogher. The conference of clergy and co-workers was held in the Hillgrove Hotel, Monaghan on October 21. Bishop Liam MacDaid warmly welcomed Bishop McDowell and thanked him for accepting the invitation to address the conference. In his opening remarks Bishop McDowell thanked Bishop MacDaid for his valued advice and support since his calling to pastoral ministry in the diocese of ...

BISHOP MCDOWELL IN CHURCH OF IRELAND WARNING OVER IMPACT OF EDUCATION CUTS

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30 Mar 2012 Comments Off on BISHOP MCDOWELL IN CHURCH OF IRELAND WARNING OVER IMPACT OF EDUCATION CUTS
BISHOP MCDOWELL IN CHURCH OF IRELAND WARNING OVER IMPACT OF EDUCATION CUTS

Bishop of Clogher, the Right Reverend John McDowell, is one of nine Church of Ireland bishops acting as school patrons who have voiced strong concerns about the impact of proposed education cuts on small Protestant schools. In a statement issued during the week, the bishops voice the fear that some Church of Ireland schools across the country, particularly those in rural areas which cannot be amalgamated, will be negatively impacted by the proposals in question. The bishops say that the cuts will have “…a disproportionate impact on the ...