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  • INSTITUTION

    The big occasion in our church life was meeting our new rector, theRev’d Brian O’Reilly, his wife, Karen and their son, Cillian. Brian’sInstitution was on Friday 26th April, in St Peter’s. The service,conducted by the Archbishop, with the Archdeacon, the Registrar andDean of Armagh, was attended by many visiting clergy, civicrepresentatives, community representatives, Brian’s formercolleagues,…

  • CONFIRMATION

    Hard on the heels of the Rev’d Brian’s institution was the service ofConfirmation. On Sunday 5 May at 11:30 am in St Peter’s Church, tenyoung people were confirmed: Lily, Megan, Henry, Peter, Bethlehem,Nathan, Darragh, Charlie, Patrick and Harriet. Please remember themin your prayers. The service was conducted by the Archbishop. St Nicholas’ choir,augmented by singers…

  • PARISH CHARITY FUNDRAISER FETE  

    Will be held on Saturday 29th June at St. Peter’s. It’s very important that we  all make this Charity fundraiser a big success. The proceeds of which will  go to both Homeless Aid and The Women’s Refuge in Drogheda.  A meeting will be held in the Blue School on Wednesday 3rd April at  7.30pm to…

  • SERVICE TIME CHANGES  

    Because we have the Rev’d Brian O’Reilly’s first service as rector on 28th April, there will be a UNITED SERVICE in St Peter’s and NO SERVICES  in the other churches in the union, that day.   Confirmation is the following Sunday, 5th May and once again, there will be  a UNITED SERVICE in St Peter’s at…

  • CONFIRMATION  

    Confirmation classes have begun, in preparation for the Service of  Confirmation which will take place in St Peter’s Church on Sunday 5th May  at 11:30 am. We have ten candidates: Lily, Megan, Henry, Peter, Bethlehem,  Nathan, Darragh, Charlie, Patrick and Harriet. Please remember them in  your prayers.   Normally, the churches present bibles or prayer books…

  • INSTITUTION  7.30 pm on Friday 26th April,

    The institution of the Rev Brian O’Reilly, as rector of Drogheda, Ardee and  Collon, and Kilsaran Union will take place at 7.30 pm on Friday 26th April,  in St Peter’s Church. All parishioners are invited to attend the service.  There will be supper afterwards, in the Parish Hall. 

  • MUSIC FOR INSTITUTION AND CONFIRMATION

    MUSIC FOR INSTITUTION AND CONFIRMATION

    We hope to have two choir practices for this and for the institution of  the Rev Brian O’Reilly, in St Peter’s Church: the first one on Thursday  18thApril, the second on Thursday 25thApril, both at 7.30 pm

  • NEW RECTOR and INSTITUTION   

    NEW RECTOR and INSTITUTION   

      On Sunday, 7th January, we were delighted to hear this  announcement from the Archbishop:   After the process of a Board of Nomination, the Archbishop of Armagh  is very pleased to announce that the Rev’d Brian O’Reilly, currently  Rector of the Parishes of Rathdrum and Derralossary with Glenealy,  in the Diocese of Glendalough, has been…

  • ARDEE CHURCH, COLLON CHURCH

    ARDEE CHURCH, COLLON CHURCH

    As the repairs to Ardee church are more extensive than originally envisaged, it was  decided that the church would remain closed for possibly the whole of November.   However, Collon Church, having been closed for over two years, is now in pristine  condition. From 12th November, until Ardee reopens, services will take place there  every Sunday.…

  • ST PETER’S SHARED SPACE

    ST PETER’S SHARED SPACE

    The new plaza outside the gates of St Peter’s was formally opened on Monday8th May. The two bird sculptures represent the spires of the two churches of StPeter. There was a wonderful ballet display and an excellent children’s choirand the weather was glorious.