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

New President of Mothers’ Union Commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Ascension Day, 30th May, Hilary Dring, only the sixteenth Diocesan President of Mothers’ Union in Cork in almost 125 years, was commissioned by Bishop Paul Colton. It was a wonderful evening at St. Mary’s Church in Carrigaline when many … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church Services, Commissionings, Diocese, Mothers' Union

The Death of Valerie French Kilroy ~ Initial Statement by Bishop Paul Colton

Initial Statement by The Right Rev Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in response to the tragic death of Valerie French Kilroy The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork has made the … Continue reading

Posted in People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Statement by the Bishop

Parishioners Spring Surprise on Archdeacon of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday 9th June, the rector of Douglas Union of Parishes, the Venerable Adrian Wilkinson, Archdeacon of Cork, Cloyne and Ross celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the diaconate.  A surprise United Service had been organised in Saint … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Archdeacon, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Clergy, Ordination, Pentecost, Presentation

Gift and Standing Ovation for Bishop John Buckley at Cork Church of Ireland Synod

The outgoing Bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr John Buckley, was invited by the Church of Ireland Bishop, Dr Paul Colton, to visit the annual Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod on Saturday 8th June which was held at the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Cork, Cork and Ross, Diocese, Ecumenism

Interfaith Blessing of Boats in Passage West, County Cork

The Blessing of the Boats – an interfaith gathering – which took place on Sunday 2nd June in Passage West, County Cork. This marked the opening of the Passage West Maritime Festival. It was followed by a parade, entertainment and … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Church in Society, Five Marks of Mission, Interfaith Dialogue, People from Cork, Sea Sunday

Church of Ireland in Cork Publishes Infographic to Tell Their Story

‘People often ask us’, said Bishop Paul Colton, ‘how big is the Church of Ireland in Cork?  What do you do? What do you get up to?  All sorts of questions.’ In part response to these questions from outside the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Infographic, Launch

Bishop Paul Colton’s 21st Presidential Address to Diocesan Synod in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod Address given in Cork by The Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross on 8th June 2019 Introduction Earlier in this Synod I alluded to the cumulative … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Diocesan Synod, Diocese, Speech