A new book by Canon Cecil Hyland, Journeying in Faith – A Walk with Christ, published by Church of Ireland Publishing, will be launched by the Rt Revd Kenneth Kearon, Bishop of Limerick & Killaloe, in the historic surroundings of the Music Room of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, on Monday 11 December at 5.30pm.
Cecil Hyland has served for over fifty years in the ordained ministry of the Church of Ireland and felt compelled to write a book on ‘loving God with all our mind’ (drawing on Matthew 22:37). He hopes that this book will ‘encourage a continuation of the search for a faith that is alive and relevant in our day’, and says, ‘These pages represent the reflections of one who will shortly become an octogenarian, but who continues to explore the meaning of faith’.
Canon Hyland was ordained in 1963, served curacies in Belfast and Dublin before returning to Belfast in 1967 as Church of Ireland Youth Officer. Six years later he was appointed Dean of Residence in Trinity College, Dublin, and subsequently served as Rector of Tullow and Rector of Howth before his retirement from the stipendiary ministry in 2005. In addition he has been the Dublin and Central Director of Ordinands, a member of the Dublin Diocesan Synod and General Synod of the Church of Ireland, a member of the chapter of Christ Church Cathedral, and has been involved in theological and adult education and ministry to retired clergy.
In his foreword to the forthcoming book, the Revd Ted Woods describes it as ‘an accessible introduction to the Christian faith’ for new members of the Church as well as a valuable resource for a wide range of readers – from those looking to think more deeply about their faith to clergy looking for discussion and sermon material.
The book will be available at the launch and thereafter from https://store.ireland.anglican.org/store. It is priced €12.50/£10.
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