Category Archives: Bishop

Statement by Bishop Paul Colton ~ Closure of Cork Synagogue

Statement by Bishop Paul Colton in response to the closure of The Synagogue in Cork The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork has made the following statement in response to the news of the closure … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Interfaith Dialogue, Ireland, News Release, People from Cork

Bishop Paul Colton Visits Flooded Areas and Calls For Support from Parishes, and Renewed and Coordinated National Determination to Address the Issue of Flood Defence Works

Visit to Bandon For the second time in one month, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, set off yesterday, New Year’s Eve, to visit communities in the Diocese and County of Cork uprooted … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Schools in the Diocese, Contemporary Issues, Community Involvement, Charities in the Diocese, Cork, Church in Society, Fund-Raising, People in Need, Environment, Charity Work, Emergency Response, Floods

Cork Bishops Join in Ecumenical Blessing of SHARE Crib and Students Starting Their Annual Christmas Collection and Fast

SHARE (Students Harness Aid for the Relief of the Elderly), the organisation for the care of Cork’s older people, launched its traditional fast and fundraising campaign at the SHARE Crib, Daunt’s Square, Cork, (near Grand Parade) on the wet and windy … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charity Work, Christmas, Community Involvement, Cork, Fund-Raising, Schools in the Diocese, SHARE, Youth Work

Bishop Colton’s Visit to Bandon following the ‘Storm Desmond’ Floods

On Monday morning 7th December, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, spent several hours in Bandon, County Cork visiting business people and traders whose properties and livelihoods have been jeopardised by the weekend floods in the town. The Bishop … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton Plans to Visit Bandon this Morning in Wake of Flooding of the Town

Church of Ireland Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Monday, 7th December, 2015 Pastoral Message to the people of Bandon and County Cork from the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross – Dr Paul Colton – in response to the Weekend … Continue reading

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Book about Cork Pilgrimage Places, Holy Wells, Graves and Statues Launched in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Wednesday, 25th November a new book – Wells, Graves and Statues – by Dr Louise Nugent and Dr Richard Scriven, both of University College Cork, was launched in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork by the Bishop, Dr Paul Colton.  Wells, … Continue reading

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Large Crowd Led by Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork Attends Act of Remembrance and Dedication in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

A large congregation from the Cork area and further afield, led by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Nugent, attended Choral Evensong in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Remembrance Sunday, 8th November during which the Annual Act of … Continue reading

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