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Update on hairshirts

by Margaret Duggan

SIX of the ordinands at the Church of Ireland Theological Institute in the diocese of Dublin have had their heads shaved for Lent, a penance well in accord with the monastic tradition. But legs waxed? Men? Four of them? No doubt the itching of the next few weeks will be a substitute for a hairshirt, but it still seems an act of courage.

The students are appealing to all the parishes of the Church of Ireland to collect at least €1 from each parishioner for ...

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Wed 1 Apr 15 @ 11:12
RT @lambethpalaceArchbishop of Canterbury's speech in Dresden: Letter of clarification in today's Daily Mail: http://t.co/45BWWHJC2i

Wed 1 Apr 15 @ 10:27
The new issue of Church Times is out a day early this week & will be available on Thurs 2nd Apr. It's a bumper packed Easter issue so enjoy!