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Cork Three Faiths Forum hosts Earth Day Celebration

For the second year in a row, the Cork Three Faiths Forum organised an Earth Day Celebration right in the centre of Cork City. The theme for Earth Day this year was ‘End Plastic Pollution’ and the Forum were delighted … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Eco Congregation, Interfaith Dialogue, Making Connections, People from Cork

Annual ‘Meet the Bishop’ Morning for Confirmation Candidates in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Each year the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, hosts a morning of activities and fun for the confirmation candidates from all the parishes across the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘I know lots of them already,’ he says … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Confirmation, Diocese, Education, People from the Diocese

‘Godly Play’ Introduced to Children’s Work in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Children’s Ministry Group in Cork, Cloyne and Ross organised a very enjoyable Workshop on ‘Godly Play’ on Saturday, 14th April.  It was led by the excellent Cora O’Sullivan.  Cora O’Farrell  is a Godly Play trainer with Godly Play Ireland. She uses Godly Play in her work with … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Continuing Ministerial Education, Diocese, Education

Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork Addresses theme of Innovation in Dementia Care at Sixth Annual Conference

On Thursday 11th April, the 6th Annual Conference – Dementia: Innovations in Care – hosted by Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork, and organised by the Northridge House Education and Research Centre at the Charity, took place at the Radisson Hotel, Little Island, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Care of the Older Person, Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Dementia Care, Education, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Saint Luke's Charity

Iconic Cork Landmark – Saint Anne’s, Shandon – Plays Key Part in Romantic Marriage Proposal

On Saturday 14th April, the world famous bells of St. Anne’s, Shandon in Cork rang in celebration for the engagement of Ian Johnston and Niamh Murray.  Ian had the very romantic idea of surprising his girlfriend with the words ‘Niamh, will you marry … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Cork, Engagement, People from Cork

Former Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church and Mrs Chillingworth Visit the Bishop of Cork and Mrs Colton

During their Holy Week stay in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, where the former Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Right Reverend David Chillingworth, was preaching at Services in the Parishes of Douglas Union with Frankfield, he and Mrs Alison … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Archdeacon, Bishop, Diocese, Making Connections, Partnership

Former Primus of Scottish Episcopal Church Preaches at Annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist took place on Maundy Thursday, 29th March in the Cathedral Church of Saint Fachtna, Rosscarbery, County Cork.  The preacher this year was the Right Reverend David Chillingworth, former Bishop of St Andrew’s, Dunkeld and Dunblane, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Chrism Eucharist, Church Services, Clergy, Diocesan Youth Officer, Diocese, Healthcare Ministry, Holy Week, Lay Ministry, Maundy Thursday, People from the Diocese