November 2022 Gazette

Our Christmas Cover competition returns this year, find all the details inside, and don’t forget to enter by November 18.

In our November issue, Bishop Andrew Forster writes about his experience administering comfort to the community of Creeslough, and how the tragedy has affected so many, so deeply.

Inside, Lorraine Hall argues that 100 years on from independence, Ulster Protestants like her have thrived in the South.

You’ll find tasty seasonal recipes on our food pages to give you lots of inspiration for baking in the winter months.

How and when do intelligent young people get caught up in eulogising terror? Rev’d Paul Arbuthnot asks the question, following the controversial video footage showing the dressing room celebrations of the Republic of Ireland women’s football team.

We have reviews of the Synods of the Dioceses of Dublin and Glandalough and Kilmore Elphin and Ardagh.

We simply don’t regard criminals, nor they us, writes John Deane O’Keeffe. Perhaps surprisingly, the Book of Ecclesiastes may provide a guide. 

Lynn Glanville speaks with Stella Obe, a General Synod member and Castlekock parishioner, about how the Church needs to do more to tackle racism, discrimination and disinformation.

All this and much more in our November issue.

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Emma Blain
Gazette Editor

Welcome to The Gazette

First published in March 1856 as a monthly journal under the title, The Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette, the Gazette became weekly in 1880. Its name was changed to The Church of Ireland Gazettein 1900. A full archive of back copies is held at the Representative Church Body Library, Braemor Park, Dublin.

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