knockbreda parish church

Reopening Church

Services in Church Our church services continue on Wednesdays at 11am (traditional BCP) and Sundays at 10.30am (with Sunday School in the hall).  Please allow me to remind you of the protocols. If you are not feeling well please stay at home.  There will still be a church service on...

Continue reading

email list

Email Update. 5 June 2020.

Dear parishioners and friends of Knockbreda I have really enjoyed digging into the book of Deuteronomy and preparing sermons for Sunday mornings at Knockbreda.  It is a magnificent book, though one I have not been very familiar with up until now.  Lockdown challenged me to look at a Bible book...

Continue reading

email list

Friday email – 22 May 2020

Dear parishioners and friends of Knockbreda, Love the LORD A highly significant verse in the book of Deuteronomy is chapter 6.5: “Hear O Israel: the LORD our God, the LORD is one.  You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with...

Continue reading

Friday email 24 April

Dear parishioners and friends of Knockbreda, The apostle writes in 1 Thessalonians 5.16-18, ‘Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances.’ Life in the 1st century was tough.  So when Paul asks Christians to be joyful and thankful he knows their circumstances don’t always lend themselves to this...

Continue reading

Good Friday email

Dear parishioners and friends at Knockbreda, On this Good Friday we remember Jesus’ death on the cross for our sins.  ‘One died for all, therefore all have died; and he died for all, that those who live might not live for themselves but for him, who for their sake died...

Continue reading

Two new canons appointed in Down Cathedral

Revd Bill Press (rector of Knockbreda) and Revd Helene Steed (rector of Dundela), have both accepted Bishop David’s invitation to become canons in Down Cathedral.Bill said: “I’m delighted to receive this unexpected appointment in Down cathedral. I look forward to serving God and the gospel in whatever way I can in...

Continue reading