Fermanagh Bishops call for community unity this Christmas

THE BISHOPS of the two Clogher dioceses have called for unity in the community this Christmas, in the face of the continued challenges of Covid. In their joint seasonal message of hope Catholic Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy and Church of Ireland Bishop Ian Ellis wished all the people across the Diocese of Clogher the […]

Bishop’s lenten message

AS WE embark on a very different type of Lent, the Bishop of Clogher has urged the people of the diocese to continue to pray, reflect and continue to support those less fortunate during this holy season.  In a lengthy pastoral letter issued in advance of Ash Wednesday, Bishop Larry Duffy spoke of the hardships […]

Bishop calls on everyone to play their part

THE CATHOLIC Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy has appealed to everyone in the community to do all they can to help stop the spread of Covid-19. With infection rates shooting up across the North and in neighbouring bordering counties, tighter lockdown restrictions were brought in all nine counties of Ulster last week, with Stormont announcing […]

Covid crisis and the need for solidarity and simplicity

In an abridged version of an open letter to the people of the diocese of Clogher Catholic Bishop Larry Duffy addresses the challenge posted to mankind by the Covid crisis.   TODAY, our world continues to be deeply affected by the Coronavirus pandemic which has much in common with the environmental crisis. Many experts tell […]

Mass cancelled for first time in living memory

CHURCHES in Fermanagh have taken the decision to cancel Mass and normal church services.  The announcement that the Catholic Diocese of Clogher was suspending public Masses came toward the end of last week – the first time Masses have been cancelled in living memory. Bishop Larry Duffy said, “Having consulted with priests and lay people […]