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Church briefs: City Cathedral appointment

THE Rev Norman Jardine has been appointed by Bishop Harold Miller as a Canon of Belfast Cathedral.

THE Rev Norman Jardine has been appointed by Bishop Harold Miller as a Canon of Belfast Cathedral.

He will represent the Church of Ireland Diocese of Down and Dromore, and replaces Canon Robert Rudd, who has retired.

Canon Jardine is director of the Down and Dromore Diocesan "Think Again" Programme, and is a former rector of Willowfield Parish, Belfast.

Kerryman speaks gospel

CO Kerry man George McAuliffe will be the guest speaker this coming Monday at the regular series of Gospel meetings being held in the Tower Community Centre, Maghera (8pm). George, a retired teacher, is the organiser of the Power to Change campaign in Kerry and Cork.

College marks anniversary

ST Mary's College at Clady, south Derry, are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their opening. The guest was Bishop Seamus Hegarty and the assembly hall was decorated for the occasion with six portraits of the Saints of Ireland in the style of stained-glass windows produced by the art department.

Baha'i seminar in Draperstown

AN important seminar was recently held in the Rural College, Draperstown, by the Association of Baha'i Women (Northern Ireland). Members of the Magherafelt Baha'i community were joined by men and women from all over Northern Ireland, parts of the Republic and England for an active weekend of discussions.

Derriaghy book updated

A BOOK about Derriaghy Churchyard has been updated by the former Church of Ireland rector of the local church, Norman Barr, and his wife Florence. They were helped in the publication of the book by a parishioner, William Kerr, when it was first printed in the early 1980s.

Prayer union celebration

THE Clara Prayer Union near Kilkeel has celebrated the golden anniversary of the opening of its hall. The Union was formed in 1945 following a mission led by Faith Mission pilgrims in the local Orange Hall. Meetings were then held in the homes of the 12 members until a new hall was built and opened in 1952.

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