Former Irish President Welcomed as new Ecumenical Patron of Changing Attitude Ireland at Pride Evensong

At a Pride Evensong in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin on June 30th, former President of Ireland Dr Mary McAleese was welcomed as the new Ecumenical Patron of Changing Attitude Ireland (CAI). The service was celebrated by CAI Patron, the Rt Revd Trevor Williams and sung by the Cathedral Choir. [Continue Reading]

A lot to celebrate but more to do: Changing Attitude Ireland leads first Pride Service in Christ Cathedral Dublin as new patron is introduced

There is a reluctance within the Church community to hear from the LGBTQ+ community because listening opens the possibility of change and change demands taking a risk, according to the newly introduced patron of Changing Attitude Ireland, the Right Revd Trevor Williams. The retired Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe was speaking at the first Pride service in Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin on Sunday 25 June 2023. [Continue Reading]

Bishop Trevor William – Sermon for Pride 2023

I am impressed that 40 years after the first Pride March in Dublin in 1983, that members of the LGBTQ+ community are sharing their stories for all to read in Irish papers, and those stories today, command the honour and respect for who they represent and that yesterday’s March was something that could be celebrated by everyone. [Continue Reading]

Maria Jansson at the General Synod

For the first time since 2019, we had a presence at the Church of Ireland General Synod. We were delighted to welcome all those who attend our lunchtime fringe event where Maria Jansson delivered such an incredible talk by on the power of scapegoating in our society from the Shoah to current European movements of hate and why the churches are losing ground every minute they stay silent on the rights and inclusion of all minorities. [Continue Reading]