More greetings again today, as the 150th anniversary of the consecration of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork approaches next Monday, this time from the Archbishop of Adelaide and Metropolitan of South Australia: the Most Reverend Geoffrey Smith.
This is one of the many greetings from around the world, from Ireland, and from Cork, that are coming in as the 150th anniversary of the consecration, on 30th November 1870, of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork approaches.
The present day cathedral, designed by William Burges, is the most recent building on the site where Christian worship and witness have been offered in Cork since the Seventh Century.
Since the CoronaVirus Pandemic has put a halt to all the traditional celebrations, different ways of marking the occasion have been put in place, including the sharing with you of these greetings.
The Archbishop wrote: