Commissioning Service of Mrs June Butler as the All-Ireland President
Members from Clogher Diocese, who attended the Commissioning Service for Mrs. June Butler as All-Ireland President in Down Cathedral, Downpatrick on 24th March 2019.
Photo – From left – Myrtle Allen, Anne Armstrong, Margaret Crawford, Irene Boyd, Bishop John McDowell, June Butler, Liane Armstrong, Valerie McMorris.
Quiet Day - Cleenish Church 9th March 2019
Clogher Diocesan Mothers’ Union held a Quiet day on Saturday 9th March. The day began with a service of Holy Communion in Cleenish Church conducted by Canon Bridle and assisted by Rev Charlie Eames, Mothers’ Union Chaplin. 54 ladies from the Branches across the Diocese attended.
After the service everyone enjoyed morning tea/coffee in the Parish Hall provided by members of the Mothers’ Union in Cleenish. Mrs Valerie McMorris, Faith & Policy Co-ordinator for the Diocese welcomed everyone and thanked Canon Bridle and Rev Charlie Eames for conducting the service.
The special speakers were Archdeacon Andrew Forster and his wife Heather from Drumglass in Armagh Diocese They based their presentation on the Mothers’ Union Theme for the year – Listen, Observe and Act and on two characters from the Bible, Jonah and Zacchaeus. At the end of the day Mrs Diane Simpson, Vice President of the Finance and Central Services Unit thanked the speakers for a very encouraging and thought provoking day and a small presentation was made to them.
The “Souls of the Shoes” Exhibition which highlights violence against women was also on display.
Lunch was provided by The Jolly Sandwich in Enniskillen.
Celebrations at Magheracross
Magheracross Mothers’ Union held a very special service on Sunday the 20th January 2019 when the Diocesan President Irene Boyd enrolled four new members and presented long service certificates ranging from 40 years to 67 years. Great achievements.