The Irish School of Ecumenics in Dublin has organised an "Ireland Week" in London from October 19 to 26, mainly on the theme of the Churches and Northern Ireland.
The main feature will be a lecture by the Anglican Bishop of Connor (a diocese taking in part of Belfast), Dr A. H. Butler, on "The Churches and Northern Ireland," with Bishop Alan Clark, co-chairman of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission, as chairman.
There will he two ecumenical services, one in the Farm Street Jesuit Church (Fr John Harriett, S.11, preaching) and one in St Martin-in-the-Fields Church (when the preacher will be the Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, the Very Rev Martin Sullivan).
The St Martin's service will be conducted by Dom Jones, Prior of Christ the King, Cockfosters.
There will also be a lunch-time service in All Hallows Church by the Tower of London, and the Director of the Irish School of Ecumenics, Fr Michael Hurley, SJ, will address audiences at King's College and the Methodist Luncheon Club.
The Irish School of Ecumenics, an inter faith institution established in Dublin in 1970 for research and education in the field of ecumenism, is affiliated to Hull University.
The main events will be: Sunday, October 19: Service in Farm Street Church, 5.15 p.m.; Thursday, October 23: Dr Butler's lecture in the Irish Club, Eaton Square, 830 pm; Sunday, October 26: Service in St Martin-inthe-Fields, 2.30 pm.