Category Archives: Bishop

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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Bishop of Cork Marks Centenary of Sinking of RMS Lusitania with Parish Visit

This coming week marks the centenary of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania 18km off the coast of County Cork.  A number of coastal towns, communities and parishes in this Diocese were caught up in particular ways with the tragic events of that day, … Continue reading

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The world-changing Easter event demands that we be world-changing Christians ~ Bishop Paul Colton’s Sermon of Easter Day 2015

Easter Sermon preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Easter Day 2015 Whatever happened that first Easter – the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ – … Continue reading

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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

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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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