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

Cork Bishops take part in reopening of Saint Patrick’s Bridge in Cork

On Saturday 16th March last, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, put the last piece of masonry in place to mark the completion of the restoration of Saint Patrick’s Bridge in Cork City.  The two Bishops of Cork, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Dedication, Special Events

Statement of Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork – New Bishop of Cork and Ross

Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Statement Statement of Welcome and Good Wishes by The Right Rev Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in response to the announcement of the appointment of the Reverend Fintan … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork and Ross, Ecumenism, Statement by the Bishop

Warm Welcome for New Rector of Fermoy, County Cork

On Sunday afternoon, 7th April 2019, a very warm welcome was given to the new rector of the Fermoy Union of Parishes, the Reverend Gary Paulsen. The landmark church, Christ Church Fermoy, not far from the banks of the River … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Clergy, Cork, Institutions and Commissionings, Special Events

Lord Mayor of Cork Congratulates Bishop Paul Colton on his 20th Anniversary as Bishop

At the start of the meeting of Cork City Council on Monday, 25th March, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn, extended his warm congratulations to the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Clergy, Cork, Diocese, Special Events

Confirmation Retreat Weekend in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

This is the third year that the Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) have run a Confirmation Retreat Weekend in the Carhue Centre in Bandon, County Cork. Even though in previous years, the weekend was held over the May Bank Holiday, … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Confirmation, Diocese, Retreat, Youth Work

Saint Patrick’s Day Reception for Civic Guests in Cork

Each year, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton host a reception for invited guests in their home following the Festival and Civic Eucharist in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.  Nearly 200 guests were received this … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church Services, Civic Service, Cork, People from Cork, Photo Montage

‘Society and the world need bridge-builders’ – Bishop Paul Colton at St Patrick’s Day Civic Service in Cork

Preaching at the annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to mark St Patrick’s Day, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, said that ‘more than ever our society and world needs bridge-builders.’  Speaking in … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Civic Service, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Sermons