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

Good Friday at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

The principal liturgical celebration of Good Friday (19th April) in St Fin Barre’s Cathedrall Cork this year will be held at 12 noon which will include the singing of the Passion Gospel according to SaintJohn by Peter Stobart, Director of … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Good Friday, Holy Week

Stormy, Wet Weather in County Cork on Palm Sunday gave Donkeys a Rest this Year

Very stormy, windy, wet weather on the south coast meant that the usual outdoor Palm Sunday processions couldn’t go ahead this year as usual.  In Clonakilty and Carrigaline parishes the much-loved participation of donkeys didn’t happen this year.  In Carrigaline, … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocese, Holy Week, Mothers' Union, Palm Sunday, Voluntary Work

New Assistant Director of Music for Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral

The Cathedral Select Vestry of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork is delighted to announce the appointment of Robbie Carroll as Assistant Director of Music. He will take up the post in September taking over from current Assistant Director Phoebe Chow … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme

Full House for 7th Annual Conference hosted by Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork

Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Cork, which is operated by Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork, hosted its 7th Annual Conference in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, County Cork  on Thursday April 11th.  The conference is now the leading conference … Continue reading

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

Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Holy Week, known to early Christians as ‘The Great Week’,  begins tomorrow, Sunday 14th April which is Palm Sunday.  Monday in Holy Week (15th), Tuesday in Holy Week (16th) and Wednesday in Holy Week (17th) are followed on Thursday 18th … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Easter, Holy Week

‘Who wants a thousand dollars?’ ~ Christian Aid gets Cork Confirmation group thinking

‘Who wants a thousand dollars?’ That is the question Andrew Coleman, Church and Community Officer in Cork for Christian Aid Ireland, asked the members of the Douglas Union of Parishes Confirmation Group at a special Lent Lunch they hosted in … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Confirmation, Diocese, Emergency Response, Five Marks of Mission, Lent, People from the Diocese, Youth Work

Cork Healthcare Chaplain contributes to a National Review of Design and Dignity Programme of Irish Bereavement Care Facilities

The Design and Dignity programme of the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) was established in 2010 to support the Hospice Friendly Hospitals initiative to improve the facilities and experiences of end-of-life-care in hospitals for patients … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Church in Society, Clergy, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Healthcare Ministry, People from the Diocese