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COVID-19 UPDATE: Church services resume online until at least the end of March.

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Dromore Cathedral has been at the heart of Dromore for centuries. We serve the community of Dromore by bringing Christ’s compassion, love and hope of salvation to people of all ages.

Just as relevant as ever, we believe Christ and his radical teaching to be the only solution to the problems of our country, town and selves. We invite you to join us on our journey as we discover how to be everything he called us to be.

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Ordination of Rev Elaine Pentland and Rev Andrew Orr

August 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

Very sincere congratulations to the Rev Elaine Pentland, and the Rev Andrew Orr on the occasion of their ordination to the order of deacon on Sunday 22nd August in our Cathedral. Elaine will serve as a deacon in Willowfield Parish and Andrew will serve his year as deacon in St John’s Parish, Orangefield.

The last service of ordination in our Cathedral was that of Rev Gary McMurray back in 2008, so it was wonderful to be able to host this very special service once more, at the request of our Bishop, the Rt Rev David McClay. We look forward to our Cathedral be asked to host similar significant Diocesan services in the years to come.

Installation of Canon Mark Harvey

July 8th, 2021|0 Comments

Friday 18th June was a very special day for Canon Mark Harvey and his family as he was installed as Prebendary of Dromara. But it was also a significant occasion for the people of Shankill Parish as their Rector was acknowledged and affirmed in his ministry through his appointment to the Cathedral Chapter. Speaking after his installation, Mark said again what an honour it was to have joined Dromore Cathedral Chapter. He continued: “The challenge for our parishes and diocese at this time is the greatest we have faced for many generations. The pandemic has changed so many things, not least people’s engagement with church, and has caused a re–evaluation of the place of faith in our personal and corporate lives. We need to support and encourage one another as never before, and it’s my prayer that the chapter in Dromore can be

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We are looking forward to seeing you in the Cathedral tomorrow morning at 8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am or 7.00pm.

Here is a reminder of the guidelines and protocols in place for everyone's safety.

** Please note there are some items of updated guidance below **

- At the 8.30am service of Holy Communion, entry and exit is via the middle door (please note change, due to work being carried out at the Baptistry end of the Cathedral)
- At the main morning services (10.00am and 11.30am), worshippers will enter the Cathedral via the tower door and leave via the middle door only
- At the Evening Epilogue (7.00pm), the middle door will be used for entry and exit
- A foot pump operated hand sanitising station will be available at the entrance and exit doors
- You will be directed to your seat by a member of the stewarding team
- It is still a legal requirement to wear face coverings while entering and leaving the building but it is no longer mandatory to wear them once inside and seated. We do, however, strongly recommend and encourage the wearing of face coverings at all times; especially while singing and moving around
- Social distancing of 2 metres will be maintained at all times
- Contact tracing will be in operation - the stewards will keep a record of your name; if you are visiting please write your name and those of those attending with you along with a telephone contact number of a piece of paper and leave it with one of the stewards
- The congregation will be asked to sing softly while wearing their face coverings
- All words for songs/hymns/responses will be displayed on the screens
- There are activity packs available for children in church - please collect these in the porch when you arrive and replace in the boxes at the exit door.
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