Author Archives: Latest News and Photos from the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Hosts Royal School of Church Music Ireland

On Saturday, 5th October St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork hosted the 2019 festival of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) Ireland.  A day of rehearsals under the direction of Adrian Lucas (Head of Choral Studies and Chief Examiner, RSCM) … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Bishop, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Education, Presentation, Royal School of Church Music

Two County Cork Churches Celebrate Bicentenaries

During the month of September, two churches in the Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, celebrated their bicentenaries: 200 years of the present church buildings in communities where Christian faith, worship and service stretches back many … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Archdeacon, Bicentenary, Bishop, Cathedral Choir, Churches in Cork, Diocese

Western Front Association Recognises Work of Bishop of Cork and Dean of Cork for Centenary of First World War

On Wednesday, 2nd October, the Chairman of the Western Front Association, Colin Wagstaff visited Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to thank the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and the Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, for the … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Bishop, Cathedral, Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Local History, Making Connections, People from Cork

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools ~ the Photos!

The Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross was held in Saint Peter’s Church, Bandon on Thursday, 26th September.  A full report is HERE. Photographer Jim Coughlan was on hand to take the photos and here … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual  Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Diocesan Service for Primary Schools was held in St Peter’s Church, Bandon on this day last week: Thursday 26th September. There was a great atmosphere in the full church even before the service began … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Schools in the Diocese

‘Preaching the Old Testament’ ~ Autumn Talk to the Cork Guild of Lay Ministry

On Saturday 28th September, the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Guild of Lay Ministry met in St Lappan’s, Little Island. The morning began with a celebration of the Eucharist by the Reverend Paul Arbuthnot, Chaplain to the Guild of Lay Ministry. … Continue reading

Posted in Adult Education, Bible, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Guild of Lay Ministry, Lay Ministry, Preaching

Cork Diocesan Youth Council Asks Young People To Read Saint Mark’s Gospel Before Advent

CDYC (Cork Diocesan Youth Council) have set up an exciting ‘Advent Challenge’  for the young people in Cork, Cloyne & Ross. They are asked to follow reading programme that involves reading 2 chapters of the Gospel of Saint Mark each … Continue reading

Posted in Advent, Bible, Books and Publications, CDYC, Church of Ireland Youth Department, Five Marks of Mission, Youth Work