Category Archives: Bishop

Second Level Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross open School Year with a Visit and Message from Bishop Colton

Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, as elsewhere throughout the country, have been re-opening in recent days for the new academic year.  There are three Church of Ireland second-level schools in the Diocese, and each was visited by the Bishop, … Continue reading

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Open Night and Announcement of Courses at St Luke’s Home Education Centre, Cork

On Thursday, 27th August, during a visit to St Luke’s Home Education Centre, Cork, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dr Paul Colton, was briefed by Bruce Pierce, Director of Education at the Centre, about a forthcoming Open Night and … Continue reading

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Courtesy Visit of the Lord Mayor of Cork to Bishop Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork

Each year, the newly elected Lord Mayor of Cork makes a courtesy visit to the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, at The Palace, Bishop Street, Cork.  Welcoming the recently elected Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Chris O’Leary, … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton Hosts an Evening with Graham Norton at West Cork Literary Festival

The summer months are busy out and about in a Diocese like Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘Summer only’ churches in coastal villages open up.  Tourists and holiday-makers abound. There’s the usual round of summer fêtes, summer clubs, outings and children’s clubs.  In … Continue reading

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Bishop Colton Opens New Extension to Bandonbridge National School

On Thursday, 25th June the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, performed the official opening of yet another extension to Bandonbridge National School, Bandon, Cork.  This is the second such development to be dedicated by the Bishop and to be opened … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s Address to the Diocesan Synod of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, 2015

United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod Address given in Cork by The Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross 6th June 2015 Introduction Dear friends in Christ, we meet as a Diocesan Synod … Continue reading

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Bishop of Cork Attends Launch of Cork LGBT Awareness Week 2015

On Monday 11th May, the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton attended the launch, in Cork City Hall, of the 2015 Cork LGBT Awareness week.  The speakers this year included the Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr … Continue reading

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