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Ecumenical Bible Week – May 31st to June 7th 2020

Ecumenical Bible Week is an exciting and successful venture which is now in its seventh year – May 31st to June 7th 2020.

It includes parish-based events around Dublin and surrounding areas. For 2020, our topic will be “Faith In The Public Square: Past Histories…. Current Realities”

“In light of the C19 crisis and the increased digital presence, where to from here for faith communities?”

What is the effect of the C19 crisis on faith communities? This question will be part of the Ecumenical Bible Week 2020. In response to the current health crisis, we have postponed parish events and instead we are offering two periods of Ecumenical Prayer and one online discussion of the effect of coronavirus on the lives and worship of believers.

The schedule:

Register on the website at

Tuesday, June 2

10.00 am: Morning Prayer, led by Julie McKinley (Development Officer of the the National Bible Society of Ireland) and her husband Philip, a candidate for priesthood in the Church of Ireland.

Thursday, June 4

3.00 pm: an online webinar. Chair: Pat Coyle, communications offi cer for the Jesuits in Ireland. Panel: Scott Evans (C. of I. chaplain in UCD); Sam McConkey (RCSI; Associate Professor in International Health Tropical Medicine; ruling elder in Clontarf and Scots Presbyterian Church); Bryan Shortall (Capuchin priest and author).

Sunday, June 7

7.00 pm: Evening Prayer from the Lutheran Church led by Martin Sauter.

All Registration Details, Posters, website resources available on: & Facebook @bibleweek.