Category Archives: Bishop

Historic and Busy Week Ahead in the Church of Ireland Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Today is the start of a busy and frenetic week in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  It will be the final full week in office of the Diocesan Secretary, Wilfred Baker who, after almost an entire career … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Church Services, Clergy, Cork, Diocese, History, Kingston College, Lay Ministry, Mothers' Union, People from the Diocese, Special Events

Saint Patrick’s Day at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

One of the high points of the year for everyone in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork is the annual Festival Eucharist and Civic Service for St Patrick’s Day.  Afterwards the Bishop and Mrs Colton welcome their invited guests to a … Continue reading

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‘Big debates must be grounded in the real experience of the lives of ordinary people’ – Bishop Paul Colton

‘Big debates about big ideas cannot be had in the abstract; they must be grounded in the real experience of the lives of ordinary people’ – Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Addressing the congregation at the annual Civic Service in … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day Sermon preached by Bishop Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork

Sermon preached by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton at the Festival and Civic Eucharist in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral on Saint Patrick’s Day 2015 Yesterday one hundred years ago – 16th March, … Continue reading

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Cork, Cloyne and Ross Annual ‘Confirmation Morning’ with the Bishop

This is the seventh year that the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has organised a morning to meet all those young people from the Diocese who will be confirmed this year.  The young people met in … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Work, Confirmation, Diocese, Youth Work

Christmas Sermon of Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork

Christmas Day 2014 Sermon preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork The song of the Angels that first Christmas ~ ‘Glory to God in the highest heaven, … Continue reading

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Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: the Most Reverend Dr John Buckley and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton Christmas 2014 “Our celebrations of Christmas each year draw stark attention to the suffering of those in great need, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Christmas, Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Ecumenism